Roger Altizer

  • Video game and PlayStation specialist 
  • Writer of feature articles, reviews, and blogs on PlayStation topics
  • Teacher of video game design and development

Experience

Roger Altizer is a former writer for Lifewire, where he wrote extensively on video games in general and PlayStation in particular for seven years. In addition to teaching game design and development, Altizer has made several presentations on gaming at academic conferences and received a grant from Microsoft to pursue the use of XNA in the classroom. Altizer has been around the video game block, having worked as a tester, a journalist, and an educator in the field. He has attended numerous academic and industry events. For years, Altizer was a video game professor at the University of Utah where he both studied and taught video game theory and design. Now he's involved in the medical aspects of using video games as an alternative medicine for pain management.

Education

Altizer completed his Ph.D. in communication at the University of Utah.

Roger Altizer

Lifewire and Dotdash

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