Herold is a former writer for Lifewire, where he wrote extensively on Nintendo gaming tips and strategies for seven years. He also wrote a video game review column for "The New York Times" from 2000 to 2008. Previous to that he covered video games and technology for timedigital.com and briefly managed his own game review site, The Deskchair Adventurer. He has also written articles on video games and technology for "USA Weekend," a pullout section of "USA Today."
Herold earned his Bachelor of Applied Science in Film/Video degree at the California College of Arts and Crafts.
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