GamersBliss.com is launching its new monthly feature, GamersBliss.com’s Gamer Girl of the Month. Each month we will be featuring a different girl gamer. This month it is our very own, Sarah Spears . We will showcase a wide range of girls, some of which are relevant to the video game industry and others who take their obsession for gaming to the next level. These girls will be cosplayers, models, professional gamers, clan leaders and more, but most importantly is the fact that they are Girl Gamers. In today’s society no matter what anyone says, girls still don’t get the credit a general male gamer would get. Well we are devoting a new gamer girl each month to show everyone just what they are made of, with interviews, pictures and more.
To launch our new feature we figure where better to start then our very own Sarah Spears! Aside from being a video game journalist here are GamersBliss.com, Sarah is a model and actress whose greatest passion in life is video games. She enjoys all types of games and plays on multiple consoles. Sarah is a big fan of the Saints Row, Assassin’s Creed and Hitman series’. This gamer girl is also an up and coming with Cosplay and she works closely with Charisma +2, a modeling agency filled with gamers. As a model/actress Sarah has worked on many video game related jobs from a booth babe for Nintendo to a Playstation All-Stars Battle Royal commercial. Sarah Spears is truly a good person who puts such love in gaming and video game culture. Read our interview with Sarah Spears below:
Name: Sarah Spears
Occupation: Model, Actress and Video Game Journalist
GamersBliss.com: What platforms do you play on?
Sarah: I own an Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC and 3DS. I have also owned most, if not all, previous generation consoles. I currently play on my 360 the most but do enjoy all of my consoles.
GamersBliss.com: How many hours per week do you spend gaming?
Sarah: It varies each week but I do spend most of my free time gaming. I spend several hours each day gaming.
GamersBliss.com: What was your first console and first game?
Sarah: My first console was the original Nintendo and my first game was the Super Mario Bros/Duck Hunt combo.
GamersBliss.com: How long have you been gaming?
Sarah Spears: I have been gaming all of my life! My Dad got me into gaming after I spent much of my times as an infant watching him play. Gaming has been my greatest passion in life since a very young age.
Sarah: I would have to say my favorite game of all time is The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. I had never played that type of game before so it really sparked my interest. I completely loved going through all of the temples. I enjoy the Zelda series as a whole, but there has been no Zelda game that has compared to Ocarina of Time in my opinion.
I am also a huge Saints Row fan. Saints Row 2 being my absolute favorite in the series. I love the create-a-character and open world aspect of it. The game was funny, yet serious and believable. The co-op experience in the Saints Row series still amazes me every time I play!
GamersBliss.com: What is favorite genre?
Sarah: I really play any and every type of game. I just enjoy gaming in general. Open world games tend to be my favorite; anything with a large map and lots of things to complete. I also enjoy FPS and action adventure games. I even play a few RPGs.
GamersBliss.com: What are you currently playing?
Sarah Spears : I just got Assassin’s Creed 3 and love it so far! I am also playing Pokémon White 2.
Sarah: My biggest accomplishment in gaming is reaching over 100,000 Gamerscore. I have been working on getting achievements since I first got on Xbox Live. My Gamerscore is currently 126,305!
GamersBliss.com: Would you ever date a gamer?
Sarah: Of course! I’d prefer it actually. I don’t think I could ever be with someone who didn’t share the same passion for video games.
GamersBliss.com: Is there any video game character that you have a secret crush on?
Sarah Spears : There are several haha. I find Soap MacTavish, Marcus Fenix, and Ezio Auditore to all be pretty attractive. They are so manly but also gentlemen; it would be nice if there were still real men like that.
GamersBliss.com: What is the most fun you ever had while playing a game?
Sarah: I always have the most fun while playing anything in co-op. If a game has a co-op mode that’s a huge plus for me.
Sarah: I don’t usually join matches when I’m by myself. I find it to be the opposite. I rarely, if ever, see extreme chivalry from guy gamers that I don’t know.
GamersBliss.com: What is the hardest game you have ever played?
Sarah: I think the Twisted Metal series is pretty hard, especially the boss battles. Battling Doll Face in the latest version of Twisted Metal took me a while.
GamersBliss.com: Have you attended any video game events?
Sarah: Yes, I love video game events! I attend all of them that I can. Some of my favorites have been Call of Duty XP and of course E3. I also love to go to launch parties.
GamersBliss.com: If you could be any video game character who would you be?
Sarah Spears : I would have to say Princess Peach. She gets to do fun things with fun people all of the time. It would be neat to get to drive a kart through all of those cool tracks and to live in that nice castle. It would suck getting kidnapped by Bowser all the time, but at least there would always be someone to come save me.
Sarah: Yes! So far I have done The Saint of All Saints (Saints Row), Lili (Tekken), Jill Valentine (Resident Evil), Catwoman (Comic Version), and a goddess form of Kratos (God of War). There are so many more characters that I have planned! I love wearing costumes to events; but my favorite part is doing photo shoots in the Cosplay. I still need to shoot a few of the outfits.
GamersBliss.com: Is there any costume that you would like to do or have planned coming up?
Sarah: I do have something great planned but it’s a secret for now.
GamersBliss.com: What other hobbies do you have besides gaming?
Sarah: Cooking is one of my favorite hobbies. I love cooking really nice meals. I am good at making Italian food. My favorite meals to make are lasagna, enchiladas, and orange chicken. I can cook in several different styles and also love baking. I can make a really good ice cream cake.
Sarah: I have enjoyed nearly every minute of my modeling and acting career! I do commercials, movies, print work, music videos, promotional modeling, and television. I have worked on several music videos for major artist including Eminem, Jay-Z, Kayne West, Pit Bull, Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush and several others. I was a featured bikini model for an AXE shampoo commercial. I have had the joy to be able to do a lot of promotional jobs with fancy cars. The first movie that I ever worked on, Smiley, just came out in theatres. It was really cool to be able to see myself on the big screen. I am really looking forward to seeing the movie that I just shot last month, call Summoned. I actually got lines and a featured role in that one.
GamersBliss.com: Do you feel that being a gamer has helping your modeling career?
Sarah Spears : I feel that being a gamer has greatly helped my modeling career! Surprisingly, I think that modeling and gaming are quite similar. I find them both to be competitive and addictive. Being a gamer has given me a competitive edge over others that often helps me to book the jobs.
Email recent photos and your bio to: Sarah@gamersbliss.com