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Josh has deftly segued from a life of being pre-med to film school to television production to writing about the media in general. And by 'deftly' he means with agonizing second thoughts and the formation of an ulcer.

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin’

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Jump right in and you'll be just as lost as anyone else. And, you'll love every minute. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘The Golf Club Collector’s Edition’

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With the addition of seasons, is this golf title ready to go head-to-head with EA? Read More »

Gadget Review: Urban Armor Gear iPhone 6 Case

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This mid-priced case isn't perfect but meets all of one's expectations. Read More »

PC/Mac Game Review: ‘The Sims 4′ – is it Worth the Upgrade?

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Every iteration of a simulation game needs to offer more than its predecessor, but needs to do so without cluttering the menu system or making things too difficult to understand. The real challenge is figuring out how to make that happen. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘The Sopranos: The Complete Series’

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A great television series has arrived on Blu-ray. It is definitely worthy of a spot on your shelf. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor’

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Beginning to end, and with all of Sauron's Captains and War Chiefs lying dead at your feet in between, Shadow of Mordor is spectacularly fun. Better than that, it doesn't require a deep love or knowledge of Middle-Earth to make it enjoyable. It can, and does, stand all by itself. Read More »

PlayStation 3 Review: ‘Destiny’

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"Destiny" is, when all is said and done, little more than a first person shooter. It tries to be more, but the non-FPS elements all end up feeling grafted on to the FPS experience as opposed to an intrinsic part of it. Read More »

iOS Game Review: ‘Bioshock’

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The question, of course, with such a title is not whether or not the game is good—"Bioshock" is a great game, an all-time classic—but whether it translates well to mobile devices. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Madden NFL 15′

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So, how does it stack up to last year's version? Very well indeed, though perhaps not brilliantly. Read More »

PlayStation 3 & 4 Review: ‘Sacred 3′ & ‘Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition’

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Recently, two different hack-n-slash-esque titles have hit the market, and in a genre where titles can be seen as far too similar, these two offering couldn't be more different. I am looking at Sacred 3 and Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Edition. The former is available on the PS3, while the latter has (finally) made its way to the PS4. Read More »