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Chris Kohler is a video game journalist and editor who has written for several publications in the past decade, including Wired, Animerica, Official Nintendo Magazine and 1UP.com. He is also a published author of two books. His first book, How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life, was published by Brady Games on 2004-09-14. His second book, Retro Gaming Hacks, was published by O'Reilly Media on 12 October 2005.
Total Books: 4
Kohler is currently a resident of San Francisco, California, where he works for Wired, running the gaming blog "Game|Life".
Kohler graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts in May 2002, receiving a BA in Japanese and earned the Japanese Language and Literature Prize. His graduation thesis was titled "The Cinematic Japanese Video Game" and earned highest honors. In 2001, he was elected into Phi Beta Kappa. After graduation Kohler attended Kyoto Seika University on a Fulbright Fellowship, and completed major research for a book tentatively titled Super Mario Nation: The Cinematic Japanese Video Game (which was later retitled and published as his first book). At Tufts, he taught a for-credit undergraduate course titled "A History of Video Games".
Kohler occasionally posts his thrifting finds on Game|Life, and is a regular contributor to 1UP's Retronauts, a retro gaming podcast.