Northwest Missouri State University
Video Games and Gaming
Thomas has been working in the games industry, as a journalist, critic, and occasional producer, for 17 years. He lives in Bellevue, Washington, after a childhood spent in and around Chicago.
Thomas has written for GeekWire.com, Bloody-Disgusting.com, Newsarama, Prima Games, Brady Games, the UK's Official Xbox Magazine, and NGamer, among other publications. He was one of the founding editors for Hardcore Gamer.
Thomas has a B.A. in English from Northwest Missouri State University.
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