Leigh Alexander (journalist)
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File:File:Leigh Alexander at 1ReasonToBe panel, 2014.jpg|
Alexander at GDC 1ReasonToBe panel, 2014
October 22, 1981|
|Occupation||Journalist, editor, columnist, author|
Leigh Alexander (born October 22, 1981) is an American journalist and author. She is Editor-at-Large and former News Editor for Gamasutra, a news and features site for video game developers. Her writing has appeared in Variety, the Los Angeles Times, Kotaku, Polygon, Vice, Edge, The Guardian, and Time. She also produces a weekly video series called "Lo-Fi Let's Play", in which she plays and comments on adventure games from the 1980s.
Alexander has written two books about video games: Breathing Machine, about growing up with gaming and the nascent Internet, and Clipping Through, about life in the games industry as viewed through the lens of the Game Developers Conference.
- Breathing Machine: A Memoir of Computers (January 2014, Thought Catalog)
- Clipping Through: One Mad Week in Video Games (August 2014, Gumroad)
- "Leigh Alexander - Gamasutra - Author Bio". Gamasutra. 2014-10-02. http://www.gamasutra.com/view/authors/844491/Leigh_Alexander.php. Retrieved 2014-10-16.
- "Sexism, Lies, and Video Games: The Culture War Nobody is Winning". TIME. 2014-09-05. http://time.com/3274247/video-game-culture-war/. Retrieved 2014-10-16.