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The Bitbag is the video game and technology hub of cyberspace. Launched in January of 2007 and growing stronger by the day, The Bitbag continues to inform the masses with news, reviews, editorials, videos and podcasts.

Name: Torrence Davis

Title: Editor In Chief

Gamertag/PSN ID: Versellios70

Twitter:@tordavis

Systems owned: Atari 2600, Sega Saturn, Sega Dreamcast, Xbox, Xbox 360, Nintendo WII, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSP, Nintendo DS

Favorite games: Tempest, Strider, Heavenly Sword, Uncharted 2, Mass Effect, Haloz(Vanquish, Enslaved and Mass Effect 2 coming to the list soon.)

Age: 40

Bio: Torrence started gaming in the 70’s. Has pretty much touched every console released since then and owned most of them. His love of writing and playing games drove him to make vgt.com back in 1995. VGT lasted 10 years before he shut it down and then years later re-surfaced as thebitbag.com. With The Bitbag, Torrence plays in the sandbox of his two favorite things, technology and video games.

Name: John Agan

Title: Tech Editor

Gamertag/PSN ID: Dirtybirdphnx/Dirtybirdphoenix

Systems owned: NES, Playstation, Playstation 2, Nintendo Game Cube, Xbox, Playstation 3, PSP, Xbox 360, Steam & Onlive

Favorite games: Metal Gear Series, Little Big Planet Series, Portal Series, Killzone Series, Mass Effect Series, Resistance Series

Age: 29

Bio: Tech, Gadgets and Gaming are my passion. life should be fun, keep your head up and laugh at the small stuff.

Name: Stephen Heller

Title: News Editor

Gamertag/PSN ID: Blackraven85/RockStar85_1

Twitter:@RockStar85_1

Systems owned: Nintendo Entertainment System, Gameboy, Super Nintendo, Atari 2600, Sega Genesis, PlayStation, N64, PlayStation 2, Dreamcast, Xbox, Gameboy SP, Gamecube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Favorite games: Shenmue, Resident Evil 2, Uncharted, American Mcgee’s Alice, Doom 3, Silent Hill 2, Super Mario Brothers, Star Wars KOTOR, God of War, Alan Wake, Mortal Kombat, Gears of War, Still Life, The Longest Journey, Mass Effect.

Age: 25

Bio: Stephen officially joined the BitBag after the announcement on one of the earlier editions of the Video Game Warzone podcast back in December of 2008. He’s love for gaming is strong since back in the days of the Nintendo Entertainment System and hasn’t stopped, he even owned and enjoyed Atari 2600 and continued to play it while others moved forward to latest consoles. Graphics never mattered it him. Not only is he passionate about video games, but Heller loves rock music of any era and is a horror fanatic.
 

Name: Terence Daniel

Title: UK Game Editor

Gamertag/PSN ID: tezzer1985

Twitter:@tezzer1985

Systems owned: Xbox 360, Nintendo WII, Nintendo DS, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSP

Favorite games: Metal Gear Solid (series), God of War (series), Mass Effect (series), Uncharted 2, Fifa 11, Assassins Creed 2 and COD:4 Modern Warfare

Age: 25

Bio: Terence started gaming in the early 90’s and ever since his passion for gaming has grown over the years. He enjoys story driven games, making RPG’s and Action Adventure games his preferred genre. Being from the UK it’s in his blood to play football (not Soccer) so Fifa & PES are his go to football games. He is the self proclaimed “king of Fifa” sometimes going by the name of “I AM FIFA” feel free to challenge him at Fifa if you dare.

Name: Charles Temowo

Title: Editorialist

Gamertag/PSN ID: CharlieKun

Twitter:@CharliKun

Systems owned: Genesis, Saturn, Dreamcast, Xbox, Xbox360, PS1, PS2, NeoGeo Pocket, NDS, GameCube

Favorite games: Street Fighter, Final Fanatasy, MGS, Pump it Up, Starcraft, Panzer Dragoon, Guardian Heroes,Zelda: Wind Waker, Yakuza, Ninja Gaiden, Monster Hunter

Age: 20

Bio: Charles has been gaming from about the age of 6. His furthest back memories date back to the master system and watching his older brothers play through sonic 1 and 2 on the sega genesis. born and raised as a SEGA kid, charles went on to owning every console in each generation up to the systems we have today. The genres he loves the most are RPG’s, fighters and RTS’. He also has a vast rhythm game history and is expert level at DDR and intermediate/advanced level at PIU and DJMAX Portable & Technika. One of his favourite things about gaming, is the way that stories can be told and characters can be felt, in ways that an older medium, such as film and books, cant. Games are still young when compared to those other story telling devices and CharlieKun is excited for the day that games can be seen not as just “something fun” but something emotional, powerful and thought (maybe even life?) changing.

Name: Timell G

Title: Tech Editor

Gamertag/PSN ID: XxDaDiosxX/Da_Dios

Twitter:@da_dios

Systems owned: Xbox 360, PS3, Wii currently and mostly every system minus the virtual boy, 360, Jaguar, Ngage and 3DO

Favorite games: Mega Man, Metal Gear, God of War, Uncharted, Mass Effect franchises. Resident Evil 2, Sonic 3, Mario All Stars and 64, Revenge of Shinobi, KOTR, and Super Metroid.

Age: 25

Bio: Technology enthusiast, habitué of Hip-Hop, passionate gamer, lover of all thing science & fiction and any combination of the two and probably most passionately a sports fanatic. I have love and interest in many things but those would be the crème de la crème and surmise a great deal of me. My first console ever touched and having the pleasure to play was the Atari 5200. Very opinioned and wasn’t born with a filter, fare warning debate is actually amusing to me.

Name: Andrea Rene

Title: LA Correspondent

Gamertag/PSN ID: Blssm01

Twitter:@andrearene

Systems owned: NES, SNES, Sega Genesis, Gameboy, Dreamcast, Nintendo64, GameCube, PSP, Playstation 2, Wii, Playstation 3, Xbox 360

Favorite games: MarioKart64, Rockband Beatles, Mortal Kombat 2, Super Mario Galaxy, Halo: Reach, Mass Effect 2, Monsters, Guitar Hero Legends of Rock

Age: 27

Bio: Andrea started working with Torrence and theBitBag back in 2008 when she covered her first E3. She has been a life-long gamer and currently plays on all three consoles (sorry PC fans!). Andrea has tested games, done game reviews, competed in gaming competitions, and currently hosts 3 video games shows. When you’re not watching her on “This Week in Video Games,” “Mahalo Video Games Today,” or “MVGT,” you’ll find her playing Halo multiplayer or trying to beat her times in Burnout. She loves action adventure series like “Assassin’s Creed” and tower defense games like “South Park Tower Defense” but is slowing coming around to FPS games like “Call of Duty.” Tweet her @andrearene, subscribe to her YouTube channel (/blssm01), and friend her on Facebook.

Name: Randen Montalvo

Title: Mobile Games Editor

PSN ID: rblover69

Twitter:@infamous_monty

Systems owned: Atari 2600, NES, Master System, Super Famincom, Neo Geo Gold Edition, Sega Mega Drive 32XCD ,Game Boy, Game Gear w/tv tuner,Sega Saturn w/VCD adaptor & Netlink,Sony PlayStation,Phillips CDi, Sega Dreamcast,Sega Nomad,Sony PS2,Xbox 360,Sony PS3,PSP 1k,3k,PSPGO

Favorite games: Killzone 2, Grand Turismo 5, MAG, Socom Confrontation, Unchartered 2

Age: 28

Bio: Avid Programmer and works for a major telcom company while serving in the USAF & attending college at UCF one could say that gaming would most definitely be another job that fights for time amongst his others. Randen followed The BitBag.com and the Hip Hop gamer since HHG was doing shows with a PSeye. These 2 sites where always on the favorites to get a fresh view on the gaming scene that has become stagnant on other sites. Its well known that he is a graphics whore and may analyze screens and audio files based on there fidelity benchmarks. Coming from the PC RIG scene Randen has since been captivated by console gaming and mobile gaming thus his gravitational pull to one of the best sites in the game. From tech discussions on engine design to home video/ audio and mobile gaming tech talk he will most certinly entertain any conversation starting with graphics,visuals or FTW.

Name: Jon Shaw

Title: Mobile Games/Tech Editor

PSN ID: Bu11ywithafully/ Bullywithafully1

Twitter:@jshaw61

Systems owned: Nintendo, Sega Genisis, Super Nintendo, Nintedo 64, Virtual Boy, Sega Dream Cast, Ps1, Ps2, PS3, xbox, Xbox 360, Wii, Dsi, Psp, Iphone, Ipad, PC

Favorite games: Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, Socom, Splinter Cell, Super Mario 1, 3 and World, Grand Theft Auto Franchise, Mortal Kombat Franchise, Sonic, Metal Gear.

Age: 29

Bio: Jon Shaw started gaming in the late 80’s after watching his brother play X and O Football. His first console like most other 80’s babies was a Nintendo Entertainment System. From there on Jon has had almost every console to date. Jon really got into the crack head stage of gaming when he played his first shooter 007 Golden Eye On Nintendo 64. From then on this branched off to tacticle military shooter Rainbow Six on the Dream Cast. This love for tacticle shooters grew when Microsoft and later on Sony implemented online gameplay into thier systems. While he is a fan of all genre of gaming with the lesser being rpg’s(turnbased) his love will always reside with military shooters.

Name: Arablak

Title: Contributor

Gamertag/PSN ID: Arablak

Twitter: @Arablak

Systems owned: Atari 400, Atari 2600, Atari Jaguar, Intellivision II, Magnavox Odyssey², Panasonic 3DO, TurboGrafix 16, NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Gamecube, Gameboy, Gameboy Color, Gameboy Advance, Gambeboy SP, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Sega Saturn, Sega Dreamcast, Xbox, Playstation, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSP

Favorite games: Mike Tyson’s Punchout, Cobra Triangle, Tetris, Super Mario World, Bulls Vs Lakers, Raiden 2, Mortal Kombat 2, Street Figher series, Legend of Legaia, Metal Gear series, Syphon Filter 2, NBA2k series, Viewtiful Joe, God of War series

Born: 1978

Bio:I got my first Atari at age 4, and have been hooked ever since. My specialty is sports and fighting games, but to be honest, any quality game will catch my attention, and eventually my respect. I spend my time parenting, playing PS3 and MAME, and occasionally rocking the mic in a booth or venue near you (I’m also what some people might call a “rapper”).

Name: The Social Gamer

Title: Contributing Editor

Gamertag/PSN ID:

Twitter: @thesocialgamer

Systems owned: Atari 2600, Atari Jaguar, Intellivision II, Magnavox Odyssey², Panasonic 3DO, TurboGrafix 16, NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Gamecube, Gameboy, Gameboy Color, Gameboy Advance, Gambeboy SP, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Sega Saturn, Sega Dreamcast, Xbox, Playstation, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSP, 3DS

Favorite games: Keystone Kapers, Zillion, Phantasy Star, Y’s Book I & II, Super Metroid and Super Castlevania

Born: 1973

Bio:Jorge has been playing games for over two decades and remembers playing games on black and white televions. He has been collecting home consoles and classic computers from Atari and Commodore and own almost every system released in the U.S. When it comes to retro gaming Jorge is the man to contact. Started writing a few years back on TheBitbag and has since launched his very own retro site OldSchoolJunkie.com.