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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

ROMper ROOM: Review of 'Scribblenauts'

A funny thing happened while playing "Scribblenauts." Children magically huddled around my DSi screen as the action transcended from complex puzzler to liberator of imaginations. Published October 18, 2009

ROMper ROOM: Review of Disney Digital Books

Reading a bedtime story may never be the same after diving into Disney Digital Books. This robust e-reader gives today's technology-savvy child a portal into one of the most important skills they will ever acquire. Published October 11, 2009

Zadzooks: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 review

Review of Activision's Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2, a third person action video game for the Xbox 360 starring Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America and Luke Cage. Published October 8, 2009

ROMper ROOM: Review of the Nitro Web Notebook

With its cool name and slick lime green and punk pink colors, the Nitro Web Notebook packs 70 skill- and curriculum-building activities into one neat package. Published October 4, 2009

Zadzooks: Reviews of Star Wars Adventures, Archibald Aardvark and more

Reviews of Star Wars Adventures: Princess Leia and the Royal Ransom from Dark Horse Comics, The Absurd Adventures of Archibald Aardvark, Volume One: Bullets, Booze and Beelzebub from Image Comics and Knights of the Lunch Table: The Dragon Players from Graphix/Scholastic Published September 24, 2009

Zadzooks: Halo 3: ODST review

Review of the Xbox 360 exclusive Halo 3: ODST, a first person shooter from Microsoft Game Studios and Bungie. Published September 24, 2009