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I began my video game career writing for blogs such as the Girls Entertainment Network and Destructoid, before being hired as a fulltime editor at Game Informer magazine in 2008. Writing has always been a passion of mine, and I’m honored to have the opportunity to continue writing as my career evolved, eventually becoming a published author. Check out some of my works below. 

20 Years of Tomb Raider: Digging up the Past, Defining the Future

Author: Meagan Marie
Hardcover: 360 pages
Publisher: Prima Games
Release Date: October 25, 2016
Languages: English, French
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Celebrate 20 exciting years of Tomb Raider by digging up the past and defining the future.

Every Hero has an Origin: From her humble beginnings at a small studio, follow Lara Croft’s incredible journey as she forever changed the landscape of gaming, and redefined what it means to be a hero.

Every Legend, a History: Explore the rich history of Tomb Raider through interviews with developers, artists, and writers who have continued Lara’s adventure over the past two decades.

Every Icon, an Impact: Through compelling fan art, cosplay, fiction, and heartfelt letters, see the impact Lara had on fans as she grew from a groundbreaking protagonist to a legendary icon.

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Playing with Super Power: Nintendo Super NES Classics

Author: Sebastian Haley. Additional writing by Meagan Marie
Hardcover & Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Prima Games
Release Date: September 29, 2017
Languages: English
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  • The Console: A nostalgic celebration and exploration of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in all its 16-bit glory.
  • The Games: Discover everything you’ve always wanted to know about some of the most beloved SNES games, including the previously unreleased Star Fox 2!
  • The History: Learn about the SNES development and the visionaries behind this groundbreaking console.
  • The Legacy: An in-depth look at how the SNES has left its mark on the gaming industry, and how its legacy continues.
  • The Memories: Featuring a plethora of fan art, music, and more, this book is a love letter to playing with Super Power!
  • Speedrunning Tips: Some of the best speedrunners around share their tips and strategies for getting the best times in these beloved classic games.
  • Exclusive Foreword: Written by Reggie Fils-Aimé, President and COO of Nintendo of America.

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Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play

Author: Meagan Marie
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Prima Games
Release Date: December 4, 2018
Languages: English
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Featuring intriguing interviews from 100 influential women in gaming, learn how women have played — and will continue to play — important roles in the burgeoning video game industry.

Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play is a celebration of women’s accomplishments in the video game industry, ranging from high-level executives to programmers to pro-gamers. This insightful and celebratory book highlights women who helped establish the industry, women who disrupt it, women who fight to diversify it, and young women who will someday lead it. Featuring household names and unsung heroes, each individual profiled plays an important role in the gaming industry.

A select few of the remarkable women featured in this book include:

  • Ashly Burch: Emmy-winning writer and voice actress
  • Carol Shaw: Early industry programmer, designer, and Industry Icon award recipient
  • Tracy Fullerton: Designer & director of USC Game Innovation Lab
  • Emily Greer: Cofounder & CEO of Kongregate
  • Perrin Kaplan: Former vice president of marketing for Nintendo of America
  • Jane Ng: Senior game artist at Valve
  • Patricia Vance: Longtime ESRB president & founder of the International Age Rating Coalition.
  • Karisma Williams: Xbox & Oculus VR Senior UI/UX Designer
  • Lorraine McLees: Art Lead at Bungie
  • Rebecca Heineman: Programmer and founding member of Interplay Productions

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Tomb Raider: The Official Cookbook and Travel Guide


Author: Meagan Marie & Sebastian Haley. Recipes by Tara Theoharis.
Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Insight Editions
Release Date: October 26, 2021
Languages: English, German
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Join Lara Croft on a global journey and prepare delicious food from around the world with Tomb Raider: The Official Cookbook and Travel Guide.

Tomb Raider: The Official Cookbook and Travel Guide is a thrilling and delicious tutorial on recipes based on the cultural history of the many locations Lara Croft has visited throughout her 25 years of global adventures—bringing the taste back home to you. Inspired by the hit Tomb Raider videogame franchise, this book features over 40 recipes from the many locations Lara Croft visits and explores across the globe, with food and drinks inspired by key characters and locations. Also included is expert information on the cultural history of the many beautiful cities and countries to which she travels.

A global exploration, this unique cookbook and travel guide takes fans on an exclusive journey across the planet chasing the thrills and adventures of Lara Croft. Featuring beautiful full color photography as well as stunning art from the games, this is the ultimate gift for fans, travelers, and food aficionados alike.

  • Over 40 Recipes: Features over 40 recipes inspired by the many locations Lara Croft visits across the world
  • Travel Guide: In addition to over 40 recipes, this book includes a one-of-a-kind travel guide celebrating the many beautiful countries and cities Lara visits
  • 25th Anniversary: Officially licensed by and created in partnership with Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics for the 25th anniversary of Tomb Raider.

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Select writings from my time at Game Informer Magazine from 2008-March 2011. 


Personal blogs about my life, motivations, and journey in gaming.