Samuel Tolbert is a freelance gaming writer who started working for iMore and its sister sites Windows Central and Android Central in July 2019. He handles news, previews, reviews, and exclusive original reporting, and has also been featured on TechRadar.
With a background studying engineering before he shifted his focus to gaming journalism, he's skilled at identifying technical advantages and disadvantages provided by different hardware. If he’s not writing something, he’s off playing video games, spending time with his pets, exercising, or reading. He's also fond of trying to draw things with his iPad.
While it’s probably easier to point out the genres he doesn’t enjoy, he has a particular interest in real-time strategy, role-playing games, and big-budget horror titles. He's also particularly fond of Bayonetta and Metroid. You can follow him on Twitter @samueltolbert.
The Golden Joystick Awards are here, bringing a swathe of public-voted winners and some surprises between categories. Here's how to watch the Golden Joystick Awards 2020.
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Apple TV is coming to Xbox on November 10. Additionally, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos can be used on Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S with streaming apps like Netflix and Disney+.
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