Xboxer360.com is run by a large team of dedicated writers. Each staff member has a strong, varied history of gaming and are committed to showcasing their passion by bringing you the latest news, reviews and previews for your reading pleasure.
We are always on the look out for fresh talent to join our team – You can view all our current vacancies here!
Name: Dave Burns
Job Title: Editor-in-Chief
Bio: Dave created Xboxer360.com back in 2008, he now enjoys the day-to-day maintenance of the site. Dave also runs a successful Web & Graphics Design company & spends his spare time abusing people on XBL.
Odd Fact: Dave actually drank 40 cans of Red Bull & didn’t grow wings.
Name: Richard Berry
Job Title: Senior Editor
Bio: Rich has been a member of the Xboxer team since Feb 2010. He enjoys playing games of all shapes and sizes.
Odd Fact: He never completed Perfect Dark on the N64 and still hasn’t finished the last boss on FFVII.
Name: Jamie Tarren
Job Title: Assistant Editor
Bio: Jamie joined Xboxer in October 2010. His favourite gaming genres are RPGs and pretty much any shooter.
Odd Fact: Apparently he likes to wear sunglasses inside to look cool and has never ran The Pit in under 30 seconds.
Name: Thomas Mulrooney
Job Title: Indie Editor
Bio: Tom has been a member of the Xboxer staff since Nov 2009. His favourite genres are RPGs & third-person open world games.
Odd Fact: Despite it being one of his favourite series of all time Tom has yet to complete a single Final Fantasy game!
Name: Phil Kowalski
Job Title: Indie Sub-Editor
Bio: Phil joined the Xboxer team in May 2012. He enjoys first-person-shooters, rock music based games, RPGs and action-adventure games. Phil is also a massive Transformers fan.
Odd Fact: Phil completed Gremlin Graphic’s ‘Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge 3′ on the Amiga and even sent off for the certificate to prove it.
Name: Dave Moran
Job Title: Community Manager
Bio: Dave joined Xboxer in November 2011. He is a huge fan of the FIFA series but will literally play anything he can get his hands on.
Odd Fact: Despite his love of games he has never played a Zelda title.
Name: Leigh Groocock
Job Title: Media Manager
Bio: Leigh joined Xboxer in May 2012 and is the mastermind *ahem* behind the video content that Xboxer publishes on its YouTube and Twitch account. Leigh mostly plays first person shooters but is happy to play everything.
Odd Fact: Leigh was ranked #1 in the world on Call of Duty Black Ops for several weeks in.
Name: Charlie Power
Job Title: Features Writer
Bio: Charlie is an aspiring game developer clawing at every opportunity he gets; he’s currently studying more subjects than should exist to achieve his dream. As a result he feels like he’ll thoroughly enjoy reviewing games as part of the Xboxer community!
Odd Fact: Charlie was in the top 10 holy paladins world-wide for World of Warcraft; he hasn’t touched an MMO since then.
Name: Ben Rayner
Job Title: Staff Writer
Bio: Ben joined Xboxer in May 2012. He loves RPGs, survival horror and anything to do with zombies. When he’s not gaming he can be found torturing his drum kit.
Odd Fact: Ben can recite every line from both Wayne’s World and Total Recall.
Name: Kevin John Kennedy
Job Title: Staff Writer
Bio: Kevin enjoys a good RPG but could play most types of games. As long as it’s not sporty, which are fine as party games but Kevin can never get into them.
Odd Fact: People in England confuse his accent quite often. Despite being Scottish, people think he’s Irish, Canadian, Polish and even South African.