Ana Diaz
Writer & Researcher

Phone:

937-765-6548

Email:

anaisadiaz18@gmail.com

ana.diaz@polygon.com

Address:

3101 E 24th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55406

Twitter:

@AnaLikesPikachu

About

Ana is an early career video games journalist and culture writer. A proud Latina, she grew up between Miami, the Midwest, and Rome, Italy, until she got her B.A. from Macalester College. 

 

Ana has written on an array of media forms, publishing critical essays on topics ranging from lo-fi hip hop to podcasting. She also served on the jury for the 2020 Independent Games Festival.

 

Currently, she contributes reviews for Polygon, a Vox Media outlet, and is looking for opportunities in journalism. She likes Pikachu, clearly, and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Highlighted Work

Education

B.A. Macalester College

Political Science

Selected Writing 

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Review

Stela is a beautiful platformer, but not much else

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Report

Before Tetris 99 popularized battle royale Tetris, there was Jstris

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Community

Animal Crossing Vine remakes are the best thing on Twitter right now
 

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Humor

Breath of the Wild glitch-hunters figured out how to ride Sidon anywhere

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Explainer

Everything we know about the Nintendo Switch Lite

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List

7 New and Upcoming Video Games to Be Excited about in 2019

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Review

Want to slow down? Play Mutazione

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Community

I feel guilty killing Slime in Dragon Quest Builders 2 

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Humor

One Punch Man fighting game hilariously solves the problem of its overpowered star

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Criticism 

I feel less lonely when I play Dragon Quest Builders 2

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News

Wii games are still being made in 2019 because people are using it

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Community

Twin Cities Gamers Celebrate the Release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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Report

Roblox and the Wild West of teenage scammers

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Humor

We have some questions after seeing Wario shirtless

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News

Epic hit with class-action suit over hacked Fortnite accounts

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Report

The lengths to which one player went to get a Killer Instinct achievement on Steam

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Community

Sailor Moon RPG localized by fans 23 years later

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