A fan of print media since childhood, Nicolas Courcier launched his first magazine, with Mehdi El Kanafi, in 2004. The magazine's name was Console Syndrome. After five issues with a circulation limited to Toulouse, France, he and Mehdi decided to create a publishing house under the same name. One year later, their small business was acquired by Pix’n Love, a major publisher of books on video games. During the following four years in the world of publishing, Nicolas published more than twenty works on major video game series, some of which he co-wrote: Zelda. Chronicles of a Legendary Series, Metal Gear Solid: Hideo Kojima’s Magnum Opus, and The Legend of Final Fantasy VII and IX Since 2015, his focus has been on analyzing major video game sagas through a new publishing house he co-founded with Mehdi: Third.