Trone Dowd

Trone Dowd is a video games writer at Inverse.

Trone is a journalist from Queens, NY. He’s spent a decade reporting on everything from New York City local and national politics to crime, race, and policing. He was a staff writer for several outlets including Vice News and the Queens Tribune. He’s also contributed to the New York Daily News, The City, Gothamist, and Crain’s.

In 2023, Trone began covering the games industry. When he’s not reporting or writing, there’s a good chance he’s listening to a podcast or watching a video essay about seminal pop culture moments, hip-hop, gaming, or pro wrestling.