Paul McNally

Editor - Gaming

About Paul McNally

Paul has been around consoles and computers since his parents bought him a Mattel Intellivision. He spent over a decade as editor of popular print-based video games and computer magazines, including a market-leading PlayStation title. Has written gaming content for GamePro, Official Australian Playstation Magazine, PlayStation Pro, Amiga Action, Mega Action, ST Action, GQ, Loaded, and the Daily Mirror. Former champion shoot ’em-up legend
Interests Besides his much documented obsession with retro gaming and collecting, he’s massively into wartime history non-fiction but. Paul is also a keen sport follower, and during lockdown he started running again for the first time in about 10 years in an effort not to keel over before his time. Gaming set-up VR Sim setup for Space sims and car racers Paul modded an old XRocker chair to put bass shakers into the seat, connected to an amplifier, and now half of the house shakes when he goes into warp in Elite or crashes in Project Cars. He also has a room full of old retro consoles and a couple of original arcade cabinets he restored (Commando and Pacman). Favourite games
  • Monster Train
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Elite Dangerous
  • Slay the Spire