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The following trailer is for Spider-Man: Far From Home and is best viewed if you have already seen Avengers: Endgame. Enjoy! What did you think!? Paul Gale Network is stoked for the film…especially since it comes out just five days before my birthday!

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Bryan Intihar

March 7, 2014

E3 2005: Bryan Intihar and Paul Gale (large) Bryan Intihar was born on March 7th, 1978 and hails from Connecticut, where he graduated with a degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut. Before he began work for 1up.com, which is where we met, he was in video games retail. While on the 1up.com message […]

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Today is January 1st, 2012 and as I hinted yesterday, I already have something that I’m working on delivering to all of you that visit for the video game news…as soon as possible.  This article right now, however, is my intent to see what you want.  Be it trying to share the Wii U scoop […]

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Reggie Fils-Aime

June 10, 2011

Reggie Fils-Aime was born on March 25, 1961 and is the President and COO of Nintendo of America.  He has been in this role at Nintendo since May, 2006, but started with the company in 2003 as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  He’s also worked for other big companies such as VG1 […]

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Shoe (Dan Hsu)

Dan “Hsu” Shoe (born December 28th, 1971) is a Senior Partner Alliance Manager at Sony PlayStation, but long before his involvement with Sony, he’s had quite the involvement in the video game industry…and on a very different side. E3 2001: Mark MacDonald, Dan “Shoe” Hsu, and Paul Gale Shoe went to the University of Michigan […]

Mark MacDonald

Mark MacDonald currently runs 8-4 which is a video game localization company based in Shibuya, Tokyo, but long before this career, he was an editor for Electronic Gaming Monthly, 1up.com, and one of the first friends I met in the video game industry. E3 2001: Mark MacDonald, Dan “Shoe” Hsu, and Paul Gale At E3 […]

Shawn Smith

Shawn Smith is an old school friend of mine from the mid 2000’s era of Electronic Gaming Monthly. These days he’s up to something that allows him to express himself even better, but I’ll get to that later. E3 2003: Shawn Smith and Paul Gale I first met Shawn at E3 2003, which was already […]

Nate Bihldorff

Nate Bihldorff is a senior localization manager and producer at Nintendo of America. He began his career for Big N as a video game tester for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and has since been one of the company’s best contributors. E3 2003: Nate Bihldorff and Paul Gale I first met Nate back […]

Rich Amtower

Rich Amtower is best known for being a text localization specialist for Nintendo, but has also lent his expertise to Square-Enix in a few Final Fantasy titles. E3 2003: Rich Amtower and Paul Gale I first met Rich at E3 2002 and him, alongside other good friend Nate Bihldorff, introduced me to the world of […]

Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata was born in Sapporo, Japan on December 6, 1959 and is the current president and CEO of Nintendo Co., Ltd. E3 2003: Satoru Iwata, George Harrirson, Shigeru Miyamoto, and Paul Gale Being president of a company as large as Nintendo isn’t just a task for anybody to handle…in fact, Iwata is only the […]

Tommy Tallarico

Tommy Tallarico was born on February 18, 1968 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He’s one of the best all around guys that I’ve met and become friends with in the video game industry and has many accomplishments to boot. His most recent fame comes from the stellar Video Games Live performances he’s been putting on since July […]

Charles Martinet

Charles Martinet was born on September 17, 1955 in San Jose, California and is by far one of the most friendly, charismatic, and best people that I’ve met and become friends with in the video game industry. He is known most well for being the voice of Nintendo’s Mario. It doesn’t stop there, however, as […]

Victor Lucas

Victor Lucas was born on February 11, 1968 and is best known for being the man to bring the video game industry to TV screens around the world. I first learned of Victor in 1997 when “The Electric Playground” debuted, and alongside Tommy Tallarico, the two would bring many hours of entertainment to us through […]

Denis Dyack

Denis Dyack was born on July 24th, 1966 and is the founder and president of Silicon Knights. E3 2002: Denis Dyack and Paul Gale I first met Denis back at E3 2002 when we began discussing the changes that Eternal Darkness had made since its crossover from Nintendo 64 to GameCube. What would stem from […]

Yvonna Lynn

Yvonna Lynn is one heck of a smart woman in the video game industry that I was fortunate to meet back at E3 2005. Our first encounter was at Nintendo’s booth (specifically in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess GCN section) where she was one of Nintendo’s girls hired for the show. E3 2005: Yvonna […]

Yoshinori Ono

Yoshinori Ono is best known for his role in resurrecting Capcom’s most famous fighting game series in Street Fighter IV. It wasn’t easy getting the green light for the project either, but because of persistency on Ono’s part, telling Capcom that it’s something fans really want, we fighting fans got our wish. For me personally, […]

Takashi Tezuka

Takashi Tezuka was born in Osaka, Japan on November 17th, (1960) and has been a video game designer for Nintendo since 1984. He has been involved in many of Nintendo’s successful series, including Mario, Zelda, Pikmin, and Animal Crossing. E3 2006: Takashi Tezuka and Paul Gale When I first met Mr. Tezuka at E3 2006, […]

Shu Tanaka

During the mid 2000’s, Shu Tanaka served as one of Capcom’s main licensing managers and was responsible for the launch of “Street Fighter Month” in October, 2005. E3 2005: Shu Tanaka and Paul Gale Shu was devoted to keeping the Street Fighter series strong when there was an absence in the series’ actual game releases, […]

Tomonobu Itagaki

Tomonobu Itagaki was born in Japan in 1967 and is probably best known for his creation of the Dead of Alive series and for his very popular take in the Ninja Gaiden series, since it went 3D. E3 2004: Tomonobu Itagaki and Paul Gale I first met Mr. Itagaki at E3 2004 when we were […]

Michael Vines

Michael Vines worked for Microsoft and Rare during the lead up to the Xbox 360 launch, including putting in good effort to make Perfect Dark Zero the system’s most appealing debut game. E3 2005: Michael Vines and Paul Gale I met Michael at E3 2005 in Microsoft’s booth, as we talked all about the Xbox […]