Author: Jose Nateras

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About

Jose Nateras is an L.A. based Actor & Writer from Chicago. A graduate of Loyola University Chicago, he has an MFA in Writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). A screenwriter and playwright, Jose is a contributor for The Gamer, The A.V. Club, Otaquest, and elsewhere. His debut novel, Testament, was released by Ninestar Press. Follow him on Twitter: @JoseNateras & Instagram: @JLorca13

My Posts

FaZe Business

FaZe Clan and Xbox 360 Announce a New Collab

Marking FaZe Clan’s 11th anniversary, the iconic esports org has collaborated with Xbox 360 to release special, limited edition merch.

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FaZe Clan Competitive

FaZe Clan Welcomes Batman to Fortnite

Following up on its successful Zone Wars Tournament, FaZe Clan is to bring Batman to Fortnite in a custom-made Deathrun.

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Erinn Kelly Business

Elite Esports CEO Erinn Kelly Talks Adapting to a Fast-Changing Industry

In the fast-changing world of esports and gaming, we here at Syft took a minute to chat with the CEO and owner of up-and-coming esports org Elite Esports.

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Entertainment

J & K Give it a Watch: Mortal Kombat (2021)

In this iteration of “J & K Give it a Watch,” Syft writers Jose Nateras and Kirsten Carey express how disappointed they were with the brand new Mortal Kombat film.

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Mortal Kombat: Annihilation Entertainment

J & K Give it a Watch: Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

In this iteration of “J & K Give it a Watch,” Syft writers Jose Nateras and Kirsten Carey take a look at 1997’s Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. It wasn’t great.

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Mortal Kombat Entertainment

J & K Give it a Watch: Mortal Kombat (1995)

In this iteration of “J & K Give it a Watch,” Syft writers Jose Nateras and Kirsten Carey take a look at 1995’s Mortal Kombat.

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Licensed Video Games Entertainment

Licensed Video Games Move From Bargain Bin to Big Budget

Long gone are the days of awful movie based video games. Let’s take a look at what’s changed.

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Sweet Home Entertainment

“Sweet Home”: The OG Video Game Movie With a Long Legacy

1989’s “Sweet Home” is an oft-overlooked gem of a video game movie that inspired Resident Evil and is still a fun watch three decades later.

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Nevada Breaks the Norm Business

Nevada Breaks the Norm, Moves Towards Government Oversight in Esports

In a precedent regarding legal regulations and esports, Nevada moves to organize an oversight committee for all esports events in their state.

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Evolution Championship Series Business

Evolution Championship Series Now Belongs to Sony

Long-running esports tournament the Evolution Championship Series has officially been bought by Sony.

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Joshua Mullins Community

The Gaming Grifter: Joshua Mullins, Esports Con Artist

Meet Joshua Mullins, the now-21-year-old currently residing in a detention center in Georgia who, as a teenager, became the most infamous fraudster in esports.

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Varsity Esports Community

Varsity Esports Offer Scholarships and the Latest Example of Gender Bias in Gaming

A recent study from The Associated Press has found that 90% of scholarships in collegiate esports go to male gamers.

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