Jessica earned her BA in journalism from ASU's Walter Cronkite School in 2011, and she's written for online outlets since 2008, with four years as senior reporter at Joystiq. She specializes in covering independent video games and esports, and she strives to tell human stories within the broader tech industry. Jessica is also a sci-fi novelist with a completed manuscript floating through the mysterious ether of potential publishers.
How to get a coding job at Google with an art degree
Ashley Pinnick thrives in the gray space between art and technology.
Ben Wander's quest to become a household name
'A Case of Distrust' is his first game after leaving AAA development.
Christianity and conservationism collide in 'Pangolin's Puzzle'
One Oklahoma studio's quest to save these endangered, scaly insect-eaters.
Microsoft Studios buys 'Fallout: New Vegas' house Obsidian
... and 'Wasteland 2' developer inXile Entertainment.
Bit Brigade, the rock band that plays classic NES games on-stage
Speedrunning never sounded so good.
Magic Leap in the living room: Alone together
Augmented reality faces the same problem as VR: isolation.
ID@Xbox won't disappear with the next console generation
Chris Charla is making sure indie developers are ready for the streaming era.
'Red Dead Redemption 2': Separation of crunch and art
Hands-on with Rockstar's cinematic cowboy game amid a crunch controversy.
Still waiting for a video game developer to win a Genius Grant
In 37 years, the MacArthur Fellowship has never recognized a game developer.