August 21, 1977 |
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Early life and education
Kasavin attended University of California, Berkeley.
Prior to working at GameSpot, he worked on Newtype Gaming Magazine. He also ran a small website called Arcadia Magazine, which reviewed video games and pop-culture movies, and eventually led to his internship at GameSpot. He joined GameSpot in November 1996. On January 3, 2007, GameSpot announced Kasavin's resignation from his position as Editor-In-Chief. Kasavin worked for Electronic Arts' Los Angeles Studio as Associate Producer for the PC version of Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars and as a producer for Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 and its expansion Uprising. While working for EA-LA he hosted a program called Command School, part of Command & Conquer TV, which helps players gain experience at C&C games. He later took a position at 2K Games working as a publishing producer on Spec Ops: The Line.