Meet the Team

Braulio Ortiz (Top 100 Games)Photo_00005email:

Twitter: @Braulio__Ortiz

Editor-in-Chief/Co-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 

Adam Baca (Top 10 Games)

 Associate Editor/Co-Social Media Coordinator: Adam lives in Southern California and enjoys playing video games both new and old. Although he plays games from his favorite genres most of the time, he is still open to anything that may interest him. The mastermind behind the CSG Retrospective series, Adam contributes reviews and editorials to Cynosure Gaming as much as he can in order to inform and entertain gamers of all kinds. Finally, he shares articles, trailers, and tons of other exciting content on Cynosure Gaming’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Nintendo ID: Mars7580, Steam Name: Arcade Fury, PSN: Arcade_Fury, Twitch Channel

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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Associate 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

 Jonathan Ojeda Contributing Editor

Robert Gamez Contributing Editor/YouTube Content

Former Staff: 

Josh Connor (Managing Editor)

Zack Baker (Associate Editor/Social Media Coordinator)

Matt Brunner (Associate Editor)

Camron Willey (Executive Editor)

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