Assignment editor for Launcher, focusing on video games, esports and the Internet Education: Columbia University, BA in political science
Mikhail Klimentov is an assignment editor for Launcher, The Washington Post's video game and esports vertical. Before joining The Post, he was an associate editor at the Atlantic's digital consultancy. He also wrote freelance criticism and new analysis about video games, Internet culture and geopolitics.
After facing a firestorm of criticism, Blizzard opened its annual convention with an apology over its handling of a Hong Kong protest and then immediately transitioned to an early look at one of its most eagerly-awaited games.