Meet the Team

Braulio Ortiz (Top 10 2018 Games)Photo_00005email:

Twitter: @Braulio__Ortiz

Editor-in-Chief/Social Media Coordinator: Founder and creator of Cynosure Gaming. Has 24 years of gaming experience and began gaming on the NES. After playing countless hours of Ninja Gaiden and The Legend of Zelda a new hobby was born. Since then he’s owned nearly every major console and handheld and has beaten nearly every game that is relevant to the industry. Now he continues his passion through this website and sees no end to this awesome world of entertainment.

PSN/Nintendo ID: happydude633, Twitch Channel

Executive Editor/Graphic Designer: Tony is a passionate and devoted gamer who studies, examines, and enjoys all aspects of games from narrative, script, and score, to character development, and of course, gameplay and graphical quality. He enjoys Action/Adventure and RPGs like Last of Us and The Witcher, respectively. He writes about a myriad of topics within the gaming community, including but not limited to: reviews, focus pieces such as sexism within the industry and general news surrounding gaming as a whole. If reading about hot topics and enjoy engaging conversations about games, Tony is your go-to guy. When he is not at work, writing, or eating, Tony can be found playing games.

PSN: Sam_Lincoln 

Daniel Pod (Top 10 Games)


Managing Editor: A Canadian who loves video games, hockey, soccer, sandwiches, reading, programming, soup, cats, dogs, Aphex Twin, bike rides, drumming, Fallout, Daft Punk, cooking, and beer.

PSN: Podbod

Andrew Gerdes (Top 10 Games)

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Reviews Editor: Gamer, musician, writer, film buff, ‘foodie,’ aspiring baker, critic, intellectual self-reliant, optimist, health-obsessed kid who only wants to explore the infinite possibilities of artistic expression. Also, people tend to think he’s an all-around awesome guy.

PSN: benderrules3, Steam: gotpeart12, Youtube Channel

Christopher Koep (Top 10 Games)

Senior Editor: Christopher games from consoles ranging from the NES to the Nintendo Switch. He found a passion for the fighting genre but is still willing to venture into strange waters. Outside of gaming, Christopher is a college student working on his Bachelor’s in Journalism and Marketing, while maintaining a passion for writing, music, and film.

PSN: QrowRose

Kat Haas

Associate Editor: Kat Haas is a history and anthropology student living outside Philadelphia. When she’s not studying for her bachelor’s degree she’s modding or playing video games, from RPG’s to FPS and classic adventure games. 

Jonathan Ojeda Contributing Editor

Robert Gamez Contributing Editor/YouTube Content

Former Staff: 

Josh Connor (Managing Editor)

Zack Baker (Associate Editor/Social Media Coordinator)

Camron Willey (Executive Editor)

Joseph Gedgaudas (Associate Editor)