Alanah Pearce was born on 24 August 1993 and is an Australian video game writer and former journalist.
25 Facts About Alanah Pearce
Since 2020, Pearce has worked for American game developer Santa Monica Studio.
Alanah Pearce has reported on video games for various news outlets including entertainment news website IGN.
Alanah Pearce worked at production company Rooster Teeth from 2018 to 2020, during which she hosted the Inside Gaming news program and was involved with its Funhaus division, which produces videos focused on video games.
Alanah Pearce was born in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, on 24 August 1993.
Alanah Pearce was raised in Cairns, and later spent nine years in Brisbane.
Alanah Pearce earned a bachelor's degree studying mass communication at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane.
From 2012 to 2015, Alanah Pearce wrote gaming news for around a dozen news outlets, including Impulse Gamer, Zelda Universe, the BBC, and worked stints at Australian radio and television stations.
Alanah Pearce launched a YouTube channel in 2012, where she publishes game reviews and personal videos.
Alanah Pearce began work as an editor and writer for IGN later that year.
Alanah Pearce cohosted the SXSW Gaming Awards alongside Rich Campbell in 2018.
Alanah Pearce regularly appeared in videos for Funhaus, a division of Rooster Teeth which produces videos focused on video games, and cohosted the company's Inside Gaming news program starting in 2019.
In November 2020, Alanah Pearce joined Sony's Santa Monica Studio as a video game writer.
Alanah Pearce provided consulting on three video games and completed other work on two video games prior to joining the studio.
Alanah Pearce faced harassment on social media following the studio's decision to delay the release of God of War Ragnarok.
In September 2021, Alanah Pearce revealed that she was part of the development team behind Ragnarok.
Alanah Pearce did voice acting for Gears 5 and Afterparty.
Alanah Pearce lent her voice and likeness to a character in Cyberpunk 2077.
Alanah Pearce is the host of the Play, Watch, Listen podcast, along with Troy Baker, Mike Bithell, and Austin Wintory.
Alanah Pearce was a founding host of the Kinda Funny Xcast, but left the show several months after its premiere due to scheduling conflicts with her new job at Sony Santa Monica.
Alanah Pearce participated in the Creator Clash 2 boxing event in April 2023, beating content creator RIPmika by split decision.
Alanah Pearce has helped fundraise for AbleGamers, a charity dedicated to improving accessibility in video games.
Alanah Pearce co-hosted the inaugural Video Game Accessibility Awards with AbleGamers's chief operating officer Steven Spohn in November 2020, and returned to present the second event in March 2022.
Alanah Pearce came out in June 2020; while she does not feel an attachment to any label, she felt best defined by the term pansexual.
Alanah Pearce was nominated for Content Creator of the Year at the Game Awards 2020.