How to Impress Game Press & More: Featuring Jakejames Lugo (

How to Impress Game Press & More: Featuring Jakejames Lugo (

Join us for the monthly game dev meetup at Miami Dade College’s MAGIC school, Miami’s largest game developer campus. These meetups are a great way to network with other developers, learn how to get into the industry, improve your game or just feed the brain for fun.


This month Guest: Games Journalist Jakejames Lugo

Twitter:  @VenomousFatman1

Jakejames Lugo has been writing and talking about video games for nearly 7 years. His work has appeared in various outlets such as IGN, The Koalition, Playboy, Pixelkin, and many others. In addition to reviewing and discussing games online, Jakejames has covered industry events like E3, Comic Con, PAX, PlayStation Experience, and many others for the outlets he has worked with. You can find Jakejames these days posting editorials on The Koalition and podcasting weekly on The Co-Op Podcast, as well as helping write guides for new games on IGN.


Main Discussion Points / Speaking Topics for this event

–  Game Media

–  The relationship between game developers and the press

–  What goes into a video game review

–  Industry Events (Covering games at E3, PAX, ect.)



Map and parking below, make sure to come on out! If you want to chat more with other game devs or share generally interesting things join us on Discord as well to chat between meetups!

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Where: MIami-Dade College MAGIC

When: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Garage parking is close and costs less than $5 usually.