Giovanni Colantonio is a Gaming Writer at Inverse, covering the broad world of video games. Coming from a long history with the industry, Giovanni brings a wide range of institutional knowledge to his writing to provide wider context on the latest gaming news. He specializes in critical analysis and is always trying to dig deeper into the bigger themes and stories games can offer. Giovanni has written for sites like Digital Trends, Fanbyte, and more. He comes from a film background, studying Cinema & Photography at Ithaca College, and is a video producer who's specialized in gaming for over a decade. He previously was Segment Producer on Speedrun, Polygon's daily gaming show for Quibi. He's the self-proclaimed "best in the world" at Tetris 99, despite only having four wins to his name. You can follow Giovanni on Twitter @MarioPrime and listen to his video game podcast Left Trigger Right Trigger on your podcatcher app of choice.