Our Team

The RETRONUKE team is comprised of passionate writers from around the globe and continues to grow every day! Meet some of our featured contributors and find links to their work below. If you are looking to write about video games, then please review our posting guidelines and shoot as an email at retronukeblog[at]gmaildotcom.

Ralph Durso

Ralph is an avid retro gamer and indie game aficionado from Long Island, New York. NES titles like Contra, Metal Gear, Shatterhand, and Metroid were the first games he ever played and he’s been hooked ever since. In his free time he plays electric guitar, steam games, and writes for His Twitter handle is @ralph_durso where he tweets about his favorite indie games.


Victor Romo

Victor is a gamer that has been playing for nearly 20 years. Starting on the SNES, his love for 16-bit games started quite young, often playing Super Mario World and Mortal Kombat II. He spends his time playing Overwatch, writing for video game websites, and playing trombone in a few bands. You can follow him on twitter/instagram or join him for Terraria on Steam under the handle @Vigidya!



Heather Johnson

Born at a very young age; self-made thousandaire. Recommended by 4 out of 5 people that recommend things. Covered in cat hair. Probably the best sleeper in the world. Still haven’t completed the civil war quest in Skyrim but I’m kind of okay with that. Too rad to be sad. For more from Heather Johnson, follow her on Twitter @equityarcade, and Instagram @heatherjrock


Anthony Vella

Lover of all things video games and a strong supporter for anything indie. Anthony grew up in Miami, Florida, and has been playing video games since 1995. Started with Half-Life, and has been hooked on shooters since then. Proud holder of all achievements in both Hotline Miami games. For more on Anthony, follow him on Twitter @thecanopenerr and on Facebook at


brad robbins

Brad Robbins

Bradley Robbins is an old-school gamer who never lost touch with the gaming scene. From his first ColecoVision to the PS4 Pro, he’s always had a love affair with RPG, strategy and fighting titles. With over a decade of experience as a copywriter & blogger, “Scratchpad Brad” is back in the writing game after a few too many years in a cubicle slaving away on a team of overnight search zombies, for real! Catch him on Facebook or Twitter.


tanya decarie

Tanya Decarie

When she’s not hacking away on her prized mechanical keyboard, Tanya enjoys obsessing over video games, fantasy books and her novel-in-progress. You can learn more about her copywriting and journalistic work at


maria geary

Maria Geary

Maria Geary likes pixelated games because the format makes it slightly harder to objectify women. She is from Alaska. Her main complaint with Stardew Valley, & life, is the amount of socializing required. You can follow her on Twitter at maria_JGB.




Totofire makes indie game reviews on YouTube. He is also working on video game development. He also thinks writing in third-person is weird. You can follow @totothegamer on Twitter, and on YouTube