Patrick O'Rourke

Journalist, Photographer, Gamer

Patrick O‚ÄôRourke began his love affair with gaming at a very young age. 

Growing up he'd often spend hours watching his older brothers playing video games. Tricking their little brother, they would give him a faulty game controller to make him think he was controlling the game's enemies. 

Currently, he is employed at Postmedia as's technology editor. He covers internet trends, cord cutting, gaming and Canadian start-up companies.

He's interviewed a variety of video game developers, reviewed countless games and has covered the PlayStation 4's announcement event, GDC and the Canadian Video Game Awards. He also writes a weekly video game-related column called Press Start for

As a Ryerson University graduate, he completed an internship as an editor at Postmedia's in 2011, honing his skills as a writer. He also worked for Postmedia as a social media coordinator and managed Decision Canada's various social media accounts. 

Patrick also founded, an opinion-based gaming website and acted as the site's Editor-In-Chief for over three years. He lead a small but dedicated staff of similarly minded game enthusiasts and has managed to bring the site's reach to 5000 unique viewers a week. 

He has also freelanced technology and gaming related articles for the National Post/Financial Post, Bitmob and Techvibes in the past.

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