Keza MacDonald is the video games ediotr on the culture desk at The Guardian. She played her first Nintendo game at the age of 6; when she was 11, her dream was to go to the Pokémon World Championships. (She finally achieved this aged 25.) As a well-known video games journalist, she has spent 14 years talking to game creators and fans.
Keza is often called upon as a video games expert for TV and radio by BBC Radio 4, 5 Live, BBC News, Channel 4 and others, and has experience as a presenter and speaker as well as a writer. For 3 years she sat on BAFTA’s video games committee. She was previously UK Editor at IGN and Kotaku, two of the biggest games websites in the world, read by over 100 million gamers. She co-authored a book about cult hit Dark Souls called You Died: The Dark Souls Companion, which was published in 2016.
She is working on her first sole-authored book, a cultural history of Nintendo.