Meet the Staff

GameLuster Staff


About Moises Garza

I'm just a very passionate gamer myself so I felt compelled to start a gaming website to be able express my gaming views and share news. I am currently attending college and plan to become a Video Game Programmer.


About Trevor Whalen

A lifelong devotion to gaming colors every part of me. Id's Doom and Quake, Looking Glass' Thief and System Shock, and Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls influence me the most and are my greatest gaming passions. Thief fan missions are a major inspiration. I have also always enjoyed reading and writing. Check out my Twitter page: @benny_the_guard and my YouTube channel: Trevor Whalen. My company email is


About Robert Scarpinito

On the occasions when I'm not talking about how good the Persona series is, I'm probably playing video games. When I'm not playing games, I'm probably talking about them on the Tiny Disc Podcast. I also enjoy practicing my cooking, mixology, and comedy. Hit me up on Twitter, @Pinoptimist.


About Simon Smith

Hi, I am Simon Smith, I am an avid video game fan and love to talk about and discuss games, which is what brought me here. I have been writing about games since 2012, mostly I enjoy spending my time writing about the Nintendo Switch but I also enjoy the 3DS as well as the Playstation 4. These days I cover most things from news, to reviews (I always have something in the works) to random pointless opinion pieces.

About Laura Ward

Hey guys! I'm a college student in England studying Indie Games Development, I also have a YouTube channel. I'm not really good at writing about myself so.. Uh, yeah. That's all folks!

About Emmaline Shettel

I am in my senior year of high school and an aspiring video game journalist. I mostly own older systems and games. My favorite games are the kiddish ones such as Animal Crossing and Harvest Moon.

About Dougie Powell

I'm an early twenties journalist, based in both Helsinki, Finland and London, Britain. I'm mostly interested in RPGs, including Fantasy and Horror, but also write topical pieces on gaming culture. I live with my partner and four year old Australian Staffie, Vernon.

About Tow Min Yi

A twenty year old who likes games, anime and writing. A fan of Shin Megami Tensei and it's spinoffs, I spend most of my time on PC, 3DS or PS4.

About Joseph Tomlinson-Jones

I'm a Freelance journalist and all round family man. I left education at 16 and have become a self made writer, i work to get better at my craft and aim to make a living in this career. My favourite game series is the Legend of Zelda series. Video gaming has been a life-long passion of mine and journalism crept up on me like a bad smell, now it's a bad smell i couldn't live without! hope you enjoy the site and my work!

About John Morano

I'm a 23-year-old college student, currently in my last undergraduate semester at Monmouth University. I've majored in communication studies and minored in psychology, with the intent of applying this to video games. I find social interactions in different multiplayer games fascinating, and hope to make a career out of studying them. My favorite games include Warframe, Final Fantasy VIII, and The World Ends With You.