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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Escape Dead Island gets a release date, beta access for Dead Island 2

Joe Jasko News Aug 27, 2014

The tie-in survival game features new visuals and gameplay, and is set to release later this fall.

Mario Kart 8 to get Zelda and Animal Crossing content in first DLC packs

Joe Jasko News Aug 27, 2014

With both Link and the Villager now confirmed to be joining Mario Kart 8, it seems anything is possible for the series' future.

Fortnite: 13 Minutes of Gameplay

Joe Jasko Trailer Aug 22, 2014

Check out 13 minutes of gameplay from Fortnite’s Defend the Fort mode, narrated by the team at Epic Games themselves.

Super III is Super Meat Boy and Super Mario 64 in space

Joe Jasko Trailer Aug 22, 2014

The ambitious 2D indie puzzle-platformer uses a fast-paced warping technique to pile on the challenge.

The Walking Dead: Season Two – No Going Back Trailer

Joe Jasko Trailer Aug 21, 2014

The final episode of Clementine’s latest saga will be releasing next week.

Robin Williams may live on as a genie in World of Warcraft

Joe Jasko News Aug 21, 2014

Recently uncovered data points towards a genie who may be Blizzard’s tribute character to the late comedian.

Bloodborne Gameplay Demo

Joe Jasko Trailer Aug 20, 2014

The spiritual successor to Demon’s Souls shows off its gritty night environments and new gameplay mechanics.

35 minutes of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Joe Jasko Trailer Aug 19, 2014

The action-RPG cleaned up at Gamescom 2014, and looks ahead to its release early next year.

Team Meat releases teaser for new game, A Voyeur for September

Joe Jasko News Aug 19, 2014

All work on Mew-Genics has been put on hold until this new voyeur-tastic game reaches its completion.

Can you survive this one-hour video of The Evil Within?

Joe Jasko Trailer Aug 18, 2014

Bethesda Softworks takes us on a dark and harrowing journey from the creator of the original Resident Evil.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Gamescom 2014 Box Trailer

Joe Jasko Trailer Aug 14, 2014

Kojima shows off a few new ways that you’ll be able to play with your cardboard box next year in The Phantom Pain.

Mario Party: Ranking the Games

Joe Jasko The Lists Aug 12, 2014

It's time to party! We rank the Mario series that broke up more couples and ended more friendships than any other franchise in history.

The Mysterious Murasame Castle Review

Joe Jasko Review Aug 11, 2014

Nintendo’s 1986 legacy game of samurais and shurikens finally gets a release in North America.

Hyrule Warriors: Everything We Know

Joe Jasko Feature Aug 8, 2014

The exciting cross between The Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors is coming out this September. Here’s what you can expect.

Mortal Kombat X: Raiden Gameplay Trailer

Joe Jasko Trailer Aug 5, 2014

NetherRealm Studios reveals three electrifying character variations for the classic MK fighter.

Resident Evil REmake Is Getting a Remake for Current-Gen

Joe Jasko News Aug 5, 2014

Get ready to see Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine in all of the 1080p glory of current gen!

Road Not Taken Review

Joe Jasko Review Aug 5, 2014

It’s Triple Town meets The Binding of Isaac in this challenging puzzle roguelike from indie developer Spry Fox.

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Where’s Wario?

Joe Jasko Feature Aug 5, 2014

Mario’s greedy and chubby counterpart hasn’t had a huge hit in years. We take a look at what happened to Wario.

World of Warcraft characters are getting a facelift

Joe Jasko News Aug 1, 2014

Blizzard Entertainment is hard at work on churning out updated facial models for WoW’s millions of characters.

Beyond Good & Evil creator working on “proverbial sequel”

Joe Jasko News Aug 1, 2014

Michel Ancel and his team at Ubisoft Montpellier have big things in store for the future of the cult-classic franchise.

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