Raphaël has over thirteen years of experience in the world of video game writing. First a reader of Tilt and a fan of AHL, he then pursued a university education. After obtaining a master’s degree in history from the University of Paris 1, he then became a freelancer for PC Team before working for Gameplay RPG and PlayMag. In October 2004, he joined the group Future France and worked for Joypad, PlayStation Magazine, Consoles + and Joystick, not to mention a few other contributions to film magazines. Today, he writes for the latest incarnation of Jeux Vidéo Magazine and is a contributor to the review The Game. He is the author of The History of RPGs and co-authored BioShock: From Rapture to Colombia as well as The Legend of Final Fantasy IX, at the Pix’n Love publishing house. On a more personal note, his gaming preference falls on RPGs (Japanese and Western), action-adventure games, first-person shooters and some experimental oddities.