Gene Park

Washington, D.C.

Reporter

Education: California State University, Fullerton, BA Communications

Gene Park is a reporter for The Washington Post, covering video games and gaming culture. He joined The Post in 2015, and is a former reporter in the West Coast and Pacific region. He is an alum of California State University, Fullerton.
Latest from Gene Park

Fueled by Netflix and patches, ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ gets a ‘second chance’

There's no better time than now to play 2020's most infamous video game.

September 23, 2022

‘Halo Infinite’ Season 3 delayed to March, with Forge arriving November

Season 3 of “Halo Infinite” has been delayed to March 7. But there's good news, too. The long-awaited Forge system is coming sooner than expected.

September 1, 2022

If you love ‘The Last of Us,’ the remake is worth a new cover charge

If "The Last of Us Part I" is one of your favorite games ever, playing this version — the best version — is a must.

August 31, 2022

As a cancer patient, ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ frees me from my mental prison

I was diagnosed with cancer in June. Since then, I haven’t been able to stop playing “Cyberpunk 2077.”

July 27, 2022

How ‘TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge’ builds on the original’s arcade innovations

“Shredder’s Revenge” takes all rich history of TMNT's classic beat 'em ups and re-creates it in a modernized package.

June 16, 2022

‘TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge’ is a kung fu barrage of arcade perfection

Any fans of brawlers will instantly find this among the best created in recent decades, standing alongside “Rage 4” and “Scott Pilgrim.”

June 15, 2022

Diablo is about how anything is corruptible. Enter ‘Diablo Immortal.’

“Diablo Immortal” is a mess of mechanics on top of mechanics. I just want to see monsters pop and gold drop.

June 14, 2022

Capcom and Square Enix games promise a bright future for the PS5

Despite the wait until next year for many hotly anticipated titles, Sony's State of Play event gave us a lot to look forward to.

June 2, 2022

‘Diablo Immortal’ aims to be a breakthrough hit for AAA mobile games

“Just because it’s on a small device or screen doesn’t mean it’s a small project,” said "Diablo Immortal" game director Wyatt Cheng.

May 26, 2022

With explosive finale, ‘Halo’ ends a dramatic yet uneven first season

The show so far has been a series of missed opportunities.

May 19, 2022