Sean Buckley

Associate Editor
Sean has a nasty habit of disassembling nearby gadgets. Although he usually gets everything reassembled in adequate working order, you probably shouldn't lend him your phone. He's a lifelong gamer, a comic-book nerd, and an Eagle Boy Scout. A fortune cookie promised him he would one day work at Engadget. What else is there to know?

Articles by Sean Buckley

08.14.17
'Sonic Mania' is a wonderful balance of nostalgia and novelty
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'Sonic Mania' is a wonderful balance of nostalgia and novelty

And you thought 'Generations' was a love letter to classic Sonic

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08.08.17
'Metroid: Samus Returns' plays like a modern classic
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'Metroid: Samus Returns' plays like a modern classic

Fans of Nintendo's traditional 'Metroid' games have nothing to fear.

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08.04.17
Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy with Hyperkin’s Smartboy
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Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy with Hyperkin’s Smartboy

A weird but fun way for retro game collectors to play Nintendo’s portable classics.

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07.20.17
Nintendo's solution for online voice chat feels half-baked
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Nintendo's solution for online voice chat feels half-baked

The company's Switch Online app is an inelegant solution for a problem that was already solved. 

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07.18.17
'Splatoon 2' is a cautious but excellent evolution of the original
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'Splatoon 2' is a cautious but excellent evolution of the original

Everything that made the original 'Splatoon' great is back, but so are its failings.

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07.14.17
Nintendo’s New 2DS XL is the closest you’ll ever get to a ‘3DS XL Lite’
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Nintendo’s New 2DS XL is the closest you’ll ever get to a ‘3DS XL Lite’

Smaller, lighter, cheaper but not universally better. 

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