Joe Jasko

Joe Jasko is a graduate student at Pace University, where he is studying Publishing and all things related to books. He hopes to become a book editor one day, but of course his real dream is to put his Creative Writing degree to use writing those books himself. Joe has an unhealthy obsession with Ernest Hemingway and rewriting the same sentence for hours on end until he gets it just right.

Joe has had a love of video games for most of his life, ever since he played the very first Mega Man game back on the NES. His favorite games will always be those old platform-adventures like Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong 64, but action games like Dark Souls and Shadow of the Colossus also rank high on that list.

When he’s not gaming, Joe is a huge TV fanatic and leaves Cartoon Network on all day in the background while he writes. His favorite shows are Breaking Bad, Dexter, Home Movies, Archer and anything else on Adult Swim (a Frisky Dingo-themed sleeve tattoo is currently in the works). 

In addition to writing, Joe also sings, plays the guitar and writes songs for his acoustic recording project, Shell of Summer. Joe is also writing and animating his own cartoon, which he hopes to pitch to Adult Swim one day. It’s about a talking Popsicle named Randy who befriends an ex-convict rainbow. So yeah, there’s that.

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Mario RPG: Ranking the Games

Joe Jasko The Lists Apr 18, 2014

We list our favorite Mario RPG games of all time, from Superstar Saga, to Paper Mario, and everything else in between!

New Bound by Flame screens show your hero’s transformation

Joe Jasko News Apr 18, 2014

Will you give everything over to the flame demon when your journey begins next month?

Evolve 4v1 Trailer

Joe Jasko Trailer Apr 18, 2014

Get another glimpse of the different hunter classes and the monstrous beast they’ll all be working to bring down.

PS4 1.70 update will add SHAREfactory editing app and more

Joe Jasko News Apr 17, 2014

Sony announces a few tantalizing new features for the PS4’s next update, which is headed our way sometime soon.

Severed is the next game from Guacamelee developer

Joe Jasko News Apr 15, 2014

The attachable limb is mightier than the sword in this stylish mobile action game.

PAX East 2014: Day 2

Joe Jasko News Apr 12, 2014

From Child of Light to Transistor, this jam-packed day at PAX was big on great games!

Epic’s new game is Fortnite, a crafting-shooter hybrid

Joe Jasko News Apr 9, 2014

Get ready for some crazy and colorful creation in this vibrant new shooter from the Gears of War vets.

Wolfenstein: The New Order "Nowhere to Run" Trailer

Joe Jasko Trailer Apr 9, 2014

It looks like the Nazi forces will be taking advantage of mechs and advanced weaponry to gain the upper edge this time around.

Blizzard files a new gaming trademark for Overwatch

Joe Jasko News Apr 9, 2014

Will this new game go the more accessible route like Blizzard’s recent card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft?

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel confirmed for 2014

Joe Jasko News Apr 9, 2014

Take old Claptrap to the moon in this wild and hilarious next installment of Borderlands, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel...

More features announced for next Xbox One system update

Joe Jasko News Apr 8, 2014

Higher Blu-ray player video output and new automatic updating options get added to the growing list of features.

Microsoft announces new sci-fi drama series called Humans

Joe Jasko News Apr 7, 2014

The upcoming Xbox program has been given an order of eight one-hour episodes for 2015.

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Bruce Lee is coming to EA Sports UFC

Joe Jasko News Apr 7, 2014

The release date and bonus fighter were both unveiled by EA alongside a new gameplay trailer for EA Sports UFC...

Good Game: The Gaming Week in Review (Mar 31 – Apr 4)

Joe Jasko News Apr 5, 2014

Amazon gets into the Android home console business, while EA’s Origin goes completely disc-less this week.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn beta test phase now on PS4

Joe Jasko News Apr 4, 2014

The free Beta Test Phase 2 is open to anyone and everyone who owns a PS4 console.

SOMA Underwater trailer

Joe Jasko Trailer Apr 3, 2014

Amnesia, Frictional Games' next horror offering will explore the mysterious depths beneath the surface of the waves.

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Tropico 5 gets a PC release date

Joe Jasko News Apr 2, 2014

Get ready to start ruling your new PC nation this May in Tropico 5

The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 Launch Trailer

Joe Jasko Trailer Apr 2, 2014

There’s still no release date yet for the third installment in Telltale’s gritty fairytale adventure series.

Daylight Release Date Delayed

Joe Jasko News Apr 2, 2014

Zombie Studios needs a few extra weeks to make Daylight even scarier, so it has been delayed.

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MLB 14: The Show Launch Trailer

Joe Jasko Trailer Apr 1, 2014

Get your lucky glove out, because the new season starts today!

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