Michael is a writer and game designer living in Queens. While most of his work takes place behind the scenes at the Verge as Reviews Coordinator for Guidebook and producing the seasonal gift guides, he writes a biweekly video game review series of short games called Short Play as well as coverage on Japanese anime.
He graduated with a Bachelor's in Economics from Syracuse University, and a Master’s in Information Technology (focusing on Game Design and Interactive Multimedia Development) from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Previously worked at Polygon as their Editorial Coordinator, and was a judge for Crunchyroll’s Anime Awards in 2018.
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