Jarrod Castillo

Jarrod Castillo
About

A multi-faceted and multi-award-winning journalist, Jarrod Castillo has covered everything from sports and entertainment to mental health. After graduating from USC with an M.A. in Specialized Journalism, Jarrod cohosts, writes, edits and produces “The Shooting Bricks Podcast,” focusing on sports and video game news. In his free time, he’s perfecting his jump shot, copping sneakers or getting 100,000 gamescore. Catch his bad takes on Twitter on @CastleofJays.

My Posts

Microtransactions Business

Let’s Talk about Microtransactions

Why exactly are microtransactions needed for full-priced games? There has to be a reason why multi-million-dollar companies insist on having them.

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NBA 2K21 Game Reviews

NBA 2K21 Review

An honest review of the most popular basketball simulation game… Which also happens to be the only one on the market.

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Insomniac Games Business

A recap of an AMA with Brian Horton

Horton – the Creative Director on Spider-Man: Miles Morales – sat down for 30 minutes and answered fans’ questions.

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Releases

A new trailer for MLB The Show 21 drops

A new gameplay trailer for MLB The Show 21 shows what Xbox players can expect when the game releases.

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Competitive

Gen.G Takes Down Team Envy to Advance to VCT NA Masters Lower Bracket Finals

Gen.G upset Team Envy 2-1 to face FaZe Clan in the Lower Bracket Final of Valorant North America Masters.

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Competitive

Sentinels Tops FaZe Clan in Valorant NA Masters Upper Bracket Final

Sentinels ran roughshod on FaZe Clan, seemingly winning both games comfortably in the Upper Bracket Final.

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