GameByte Staff

Olly Smith

Website Editor • He/Him

Olly is the Website Editor for both GameByte and FragHero. He joined the team in 2021 having previously written for Pocket Gamer and Wireframe magazine. Follow him on Twitter here.

Joshua Boyles

Staff Writer • He/Him

Joshua Boyles is a Staff Writer for GameByte and FragHero. He studied Broadcast Journalism at Salford University before going fulltime as a games journalist. He’s a huge fan of the Battlefield games and is always eager to take the medic role in a squad. He does also like to leave the house for real world adventures, on occasion. Follow him on Twitter here.

Sara Heritage

Social Media Manager • She/Her

Sara joined Social Chain in 2019, having previously worked as a producer and director for Bauer Media and National Geographic. You can find her hanging out with Raymond in Animal Crossing: New Horizons and looking forward to the day she can get a cat of her very own. Follow her on Twitter here.

David Rattigan

Social Media Manager • He/Him

David is FragHero’s Social Media Manager. He joined the Social Chain Gaming team in 2021 after previously working as Social Editor for UNILAD. David is perhaps the only person on the planet who unironically listens to The Sims 1 soundtrack in his spare time, and apparently he isn’t at all ashamed.

Brett Claxton

Senior Brand Manager • He/Him

Brett has been a part of GameByte and Social Chain since 2017 and has worked in gaming for even longer than that. He has written for GodisaGeek, PSU, PushStartPlay and more. Brett likes a huge variety of games, with a penchant for JRPGs and survival horrors. Luigi is his favourite Mario brother. Follow him on Twitter here.

Rich White

Head of Gaming • He/Him

Rich joined GameByte in 2019 as the Head of Gaming. He has a love for Call of Duty and can often be seen failing to win games of Warzone.

Vicky Wainwright

Videographer • She/Her

Vicky joined GameByte in 2018 after previously working on Art, short films and VR games. She’s the main PC gamer of the team and a proud owner of a Vive. She enjoys all types of games, from competitive shooters to story rich, single player experiences. It’s a toss up between Night in the Woods and Undertale for her favourite game of all time. Follow her on Twitter here.


Junior Social Media Executive • She/Her

Keller joined GameByte at the start of 2021 as a Junior Social Media Executive. She has a passion for cute and casual games, and is a big believer in easy mode. While Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing are her regular games of choice, Fable 2 will always hold a special place in her heart as her favourite game.


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