Favorite Teammates: Burton 4, JMB, Grasshopper
Primary Rivals: None
Key Moment(s): In my very first tournament and competitive gaming experience, I beat another girl 1v1, and became recognized as the best girl gamer at the tournament.
Origin of Handle: She’s a warrior and a princess at the same time with a cool name thrown into the mix. Plus she has that awesome warrior cry. How can you go wrong?
The first ever female to be signed to an MLG professional contract, Xena proved that female gamers can hang with the best male players, and was the first female gamer to truly break the common misconception that she could only be ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“good for a girl.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â
She is considered a spearhead of the female gaming movement, paving the way for the huge influx of female gamers that hit the MLG scene in 2005. Her importance in breaking new ground cannot be overstated.
Xena was introduced to the game by her two older brothers, Jeffrey (Burton 4) and Johnny (JMB), who are also MLG professionals. Having such tough competition at home escalated her game.
One of the best Halo 1 players, she was fully devoted to the game. She has been playing Halo 2 on and off, and looks to make a comeback in the 2006 season.
Has appeared in numerous media outlets including EGM, The Official Xbox Magazine, FHM, and MTV: True Life Overdrive.