Kyle Burke

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Location
Michigan
School
Michigan State University
Expertise
Esports History, Strategy Games, Educational Gaming
  • A lifelong gamer, Kyle learned early on that fantasy RPGs and competitive strategy games were his forte. His all-nighters have consisted of the likes of "World of Warcraft," "Dark Souls," and "League of Legends."
  • After graduating college, Kyle and his colleagues from Michigan State University presented a research paper at the International Conference of Quality Inquiry at the University of Illinois. It detailed how specific mechanics from games like "Super Mario Odyssey" translate well into educational settings.
  • Kyle is currently utilizing his gaming experience to design board games.

Experience

Kyle finished his college studies intending to become an English teacher. Video game writing was there for him when that plan did not work out. After testing out academic publishing, Kyle began writing for GamingCypher, an online video game magazine. There, he refined his video game journalism with reviews and previews. Kyle started contributing to Zaaz as a feature writer in 2021.

Education

Kyle earned a B.A. in English from Michigan State University in 2018. He graduated with honors and received a scholarship for outstanding media analysis.

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