Gieson Cacho, San Jose Mercury News

Gieson Cacho

San Jose Mercury News

Berkeley, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • East Bay Times
Past:
  • The Daily Democrat
  • military.com
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • The Oakland Press
  • The Morning Sun
  • Oakland Tribune

Recent articles by Gieson:

Photos: The signs and art of the George Floyd protests

Protesters demanding justice for the killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others have used their voices to chant their anger at police brutality. That may not come through in pictures, but the messages in signs and art come through loud and clear. → Read More

Review: ‘Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics’ brings diversity of fun to family game night

Packed with board games, toy-based activities and other pastimes, Nintendo Switch title has enough to keep everyone entertained. → Read More

Review: ‘Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics’ brings diversity of fun to family game night

Packed with board games, toy-based activities and other pastimes, Nintendo Switch title has enough to keep everyone entertained. → Read More

Photos: Memorable images from George Floyd protests on Blackout Tuesday

Peaceful protests in cities such as New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, Atlanta and Los Angeles highlighted the call for police reform and justice for the death of George Floyd. → Read More

Photos: Best images of George Floyd protests around the nation and world

Major protests continued for a third day around the nation and that message has even spread around the world as demonstrators in Brazil, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and Denmark. Rallies there voiced support for justice after the killing of George Floyd. → Read More

Review: Humor, shark-fueled power fantasy carry flawed ‘Maneater’

Players take control of a female bull shark and they watch it grow from pup to elder as it seeks revenge against Scaly Pete. → Read More

Review: Humor, shark-fueled power fantasy carry flawed ‘Maneater’

Players take control of a female bull shark and they watch it grow from pup to elder as it seeks revenge against Scaly Pete. → Read More

Photos: Coronavirus won’t stop Americans from keeping Memorial Day weekend traditions

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Americans still kept to traditions by placing flags on graves of fallen troops and by flying flags at half-staff. → Read More

Video: Skyline High alumnus Tom Hanks offers encouraging words to Class of 2020

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks congratulated the seniors and offered encouraging words for the students who are headed out in a world that's going to be changed by the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Must-have Switch accessory has a Nintendo touch

Officially licensed SanDisk Micro SD Card with Nintendo characters allows players to store more games on their Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch Lite console. → Read More

Impressions: 5 Lessons from the early game of ‘Maneater’

New to “Maneater”? Here are some tips to help players unlock the power-ups and abilities for the bull shark in the open-world shark game. → Read More

Photos: What the world looks like as coronavirus restrictions are eased

Nations around the world are easing COVID-19 restrictions and crowds have begun gathering in public places. → Read More

How to master the ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ stalk market

One of the quickest ways to make money is by buying turnips from Daisy Mae each Sunday and selling it for huge profits. → Read More

Photos: Despite coronavirus concerns, U.S. national parks begin opening up

Yellowstone, Joshua Tree and the Great Smoky Mountain parks are open with more such as Yosemite and the Grand Canyon scheduling plans to welcome visitors in the near future. → Read More

Review: ‘Trials of Mana’ a pitch-perfect remake bridging old and new

”Trials of Mana’ Square Enix gets into the remake-everything craze with a successful return to the Mana series that feels new yet nostalgic. → Read More

‘Pokemon Go’: Legendary trio Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem coming to five-star raids

Tao trio of the Unova Region -- Zekrom, Reshiram and Kyurem -- will be available this summer. The three will likely be the best fire-, electric- and ice-type Pokemon respectively in "Pokemon Go." → Read More

Video: UC Berkeley holds graduation ceremony in ‘Minecraft’

Students and alumni build a virtual UC Berkeley campus in “Minecraft” to help celebrate graduates of the Class of 2020 after coronavirus fears canceled official celebrations on campus. → Read More

Photos: How coronvirus changed mourning at funerals

The mourning process has been more challenging with COVID-19 pandemic preventing many from gathering close together and sharing their grief. → Read More

Photos: What it looks like to dine in a restaurant during a pandemic

Restaurants are taking several approaches to opening up and serving customers as COVID-19 fears persist. → Read More

Roundup: ‘Ghost of Tsushima’ details, new ‘Paper Mario’ and Evo Online

Sucker Punch Productions reveals more details about "Ghost of Tsushima" on the PlayStation 4, Nintendo reveals "Paper Mario: The Origami King" on Nintendo Switch and the Evo fighting game tournament discusses online plans because of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More