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Joseph Szadkowski

Joseph Szadkowski

A graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in communications, Joseph Szadkowski has written about popular culture for The Washington Times for the past 25 years. He covers video games, comic books, new media and technology. 


Articles by Joseph Szadkowski

Zadzooks: L.A. Noire review

This interactive crime thriller takes a gamer back to the 1940s and the seedier side of Los Angeles. Published June 1, 2011

Zadzooks: Brink review

Brink is a too-ambitious, muddled effort not supported by enough varied action. Published May 19, 2011

Capt. Jack Sparrow stars in Lego Pirates of the Caribbean.

Zadzooks: Lego Pirates of the Caribbean review

The biggest question about the latest pop-culture franchise to be "Lego-ized" is not whether it will be fun (that's a given) but how many more iterations of the formula can gamers withstand? Published May 17, 2011

ATLAS and P-body work together during the dazzling co-operative mode in Portal 2.

Zadzooks: Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat

Reviews of Mortal Kombat from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 3 and Portal 2 from Valve for Xbox 360. Published May 4, 2011

Famed time travelers Marty McFly and Doc Brown return on Apple's iPad in Back to the Future: The Game.

Zadzooks: iPad games roundup

Reviews of Back to the Future: The Game, Episode 1, WackyLands Big Boss, Food Processing HD and Nancy Drew Mobile Mysteries: Shadow Ranch HD. Published March 16, 2011

Cyborg Ishi Sato, Trishka Novak and Grayson Hunt survive in the bloody Bulletstorm: Epic Edition.

Zadzooks: Bulletstorm and Killzone 3 reviews

Reviews of first-person shooters Bulletstorm: Epic Edition from Electronic Arts for the Xbox 360 and and Killzone 3 from Sony Computer Entertainment for the Playstation 3. Published March 9, 2011