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Born in the heyday of mullets and the El Camino to a tech-foward family, Damien joined the MMORPG.com team back in 2017 to review hardware and games as well as provide coverage for press preview events. He has participated in a number of MMOs over the years, including World of Warcraft, RIFT, Guild Wars 2, and the Destiny series. When he isn't writing for MMORPG.com, Damien is a pastor by trade who loves talking with anyone interested about life, God, and video games (in no particular order). He also co-hosts a podcast dedicated to these conversation with fellow MMORPG writer Matt Keith called Roll The Level.

July 2016
Last Active
September 2020
NZXT FUNCTION 2 Mechanical Keyboards and Lift 2 Mice Review

NZXT refreshes their FUNCTION keyboard and LIFT mouse lines with a modern update: optical switches. How do they stack up against their mechanical predecessors? Let's find out!

Review: Corsair Virtuoso Pro Wired Open Back Gaming and Streaming Headset

Corsair's Virtuoso Pro Headset is an introductory course for gamers in studio quality sound. But can this headset compete in their intended field or is the Virtuoso Pro but one talent among a sea of stars?

NZXT Capsule Mini Microphone Review

NZXT shrinks down its microphone. Join us as we take a closer look (and listen) to the NZXT Capsule Cardioid USB Microphone!

NZXT H9 Elite Dual Chamber PC Case Review

With the ever-increasing size of components, PC enthusiasts and DIY builders have had to make yet another consideration in their quest to upgrade parts: will they fit in my existing case? Not to be one without an answer, NZXT has released a new size tier to their H-series redesign: the H9 Flow and H9 Elite.

Logitech Blue Sona: Broadcaster Sounds, Sleek Style

Logitech's latest microphone enters into the competition for end game audio. Is the Blue Sona the mic that will shake up the existing meta?

Secretlab MAGNUS Pro XL Sit-to-Stand Gaming Desk Review

Looking for a new gaming desk? It doesn't get much better than the Secretlab Magnus Pro XL. Find out why in this review!

Creative Sound Blaster Katana V2X Review: Lower Powered Audio Powerhouse

Creative's Sound Blaster Katana V2 was nothing short of impressive, but what if it is too much power for your space? The Katana V2X wants to fill that space. Find out if it's worth a buy in our review!

Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast Mini PC Review: Powerable Power

The Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast Edition pairs 12th Generation CPU technologies with Inter's Arc Alchemist GPU architecture in a portable package. Could this be the solution you need for gaming on the go?

NZXT H5 Elite PC Case Review: A Compact Mid Tower Evolution

NZXT brings its PC case rework to their compact mid tower series with the H5 Flow and H5 Elite. Find out if this upgrade is the best NZXT case yet in our review.

Modern Mediums: Gaming with Intel in the Midrange and Beyond

We sat down with our friends at Intel to talk about budget-conscious gaming rigs, modern CPU performance, and some unexpected options for getting into the world of PC gaming.

Bring a Sword: My Audio Journey to the Creative Katana V2

When you're working within the confines of a smaller space, sometimes compromises are made. What if your audio didn't have to be one of them?

Breaking Down The Destiny 2 Showcase: Lightfall and Beyond

Two years ago, Destiny 2: Beyond Light set player on a cataclysmic path that has only gotten darker in Witch Queen and the subsequent seasonal content. Today, we get our first glimpse of the next chapter, Lightfall, and more!

Corsair TC200 Gaming Chair Review

When you're on the bigger side, it can be hard to find things that fit just right... including gaming chairs. If that sounds like you, stick around because Corsair might have you covered with the TC200 Gaming Chair.

NZXT Canvas 32Q Curved Gaming Monitor Review

NZXT has done it. The PC builder, peripheral provider, and component colossus has officially staked their claim to your entire desktop with the final piece to the company's desktop takeover: The NZXT Canvas Gaming Monitor Series.

Interview with Smart 'PsalmLab' Hopewell, creator of the Destiny 2 Fan Project, Old Chicago

Smart Hopewell (aka PsalmLab) is the creator of the upcoming Destiny web series Old Chicago: Wild Hunt. Within this article we are going to share some details about the upcoming series!