Seth Schiesel writes about video games for the Culture sections of The
New York Times. He joined The Times in 1996 as a business reporter
covering the telecommunications industry and in 2000 became the lead
reporter on global media companies. He became a technology feature
writer in 2003 and was invited to the Culture department in 2005.
Before joining The Times he was an editorial page writer at The Boston
Globe. He is a graduate of Phillips Academy and Yale College but is most proud of dropping out of Yale Law School. He has been an avid gamer since the early 1980s.