Charles Herold

Writer

Education

California College of Arts and Crafts

Expertise

Nintendo Wii U

Nintendo Wii

Homebrew Gaming

Introduction

  • Specializes in video game and consumer technology reporting
  • Formerly wrote tech review articles for The New York Times and USA Today
  • Is an expert on Wii gaming console, games, and peripherals

Experience

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.

Education

Herold earned his Bachelor of Applied Science in Film/Video degree at the California College of Arts and Crafts.

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