Works at Hit Detection. N’Gai Croal is the founder and principal of the consulting firm Hit Detection, which specializes in videogames, consumer technology media strategy and social media outreach. Prior to that, he served as the senior writer for technology at Newsweek, where he wrote about consumer technology since joining Newsweek in 1995. In 2006, he launched Level Up, a videogame blog hosted by Newsweek that quickly became an industry must-read. For five years, he also wrote a monthly column called Playing In the Dark for the acclaimed U.K. magazine Edge. N'Gai currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.