D.S. Cohen

D.S. Cohen is a professional writer, video game historian, and gaming industry professional who has worked in nearly every aspect of the video gaming industry.


D.S. Cohen has always had a fanatical interest in classic video games since he first played Pac-Man in 1980. That experience kick-started a lifelong mission to play and learn all there is to know about the art of video games. D.S has worked with some of the industry giants in everything from production and design, to marketing and PR, and he has been credited in more than 50 games. Before becoming the Classic Video Game Guide, D.S. indulged his love for handheld gaming as About.com's Game Boy Guide.


D.S. has a BFA in Media Arts from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia as well as an AA in Fine Arts/Graphic Design from The Maryland College of Art and Design.

D.S. Cohen

My intentions are to provide a fun, informative and nostalgic experience for everyone who loves classic video games, from hardcore gamers and retro fanatics, to casual readers and nostalgia buffs. I will cover all gaming consoles throughout history, give profiles and reviews of classic arcade, console and computer games, plus let you know where to find classic games today, and places you can go to meet and mingle with other fans.

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