Chris Suellentrop ( b. 1975) is a freelance contributor to the New York Times, where in 2006 he founded the blog Opinionator and became the first writer paid by the Times to blog. His writing has also been published in the Boston Globe, Slate, and the Washington Post, among other publications. In 2011, Suellentrop was awarded the National Magazine Award for profile writing. The following video game review appeared in the New York Times in 2014.