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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

Move units into occupied territories and attack in the iPad strategy game Battle of the Bulge.

Zadzooks: Battle of the Bulge review (iPad)

A critical confrontation from World War II plays out on Apple's multifunctional computer tablet through a strategy game featuring an interactive history lesson. Published January 6, 2013

Maneuver an armored convoy through hostile machine towers in the iPad strategy game Anomaly Korea.

Zadzooks: Anomaly Korea review (iPad)

A sequel to a strategy game that offers a welcomed twist on the tower-defense genre arrives on Apple's iPad to keep a player embroiled in a desperate battle to save Earth. Published January 3, 2013

Welcome to Fantasy Island or is it the first person shooter Far Cry 3?

Zadzooks: Far Cry 3 review

Gamers journey through a dangerous tropical paradise in a one of the best open-world shooters of the year. Published December 3, 2012

Agent 47 is back in the video game Hitman: Absolution.

Zadzooks: Hitman: Absolution review

The world's deadliest assassin pulls players into a hard-core gaming experience that is equally brutal and challenging. Published November 18, 2012

The Master Chief returns in the video game Halo 4.

Zadzooks: Halo 4 review

The harrowing saga of a Spartan super soldier continues in the latest chapter of Microsoft’s legendary first-person shooter franchise. Published November 10, 2012

Zadzooks: Assassin’s Creed III review

Desmond Miles’ stealthy ancestors are on hand to witness the birth of a nation while killing plenty of redcoats in a riveting third-person adventure game. Published November 5, 2012

Zadzooks: Dishonored (Xbox 360) review

A wrongly accused warrior seeks revenge with help from a sword and aggressive vermin in a stealthy first-person adventure game. Published October 22, 2012

Zadzooks: XCOM: Enemy Unknown review

A revered science-fiction strategy video game from the 1990s returns reimagined for a new generation of commanders who can save Earth from an alien invasion. Published October 16, 2012