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

Outbreak Releases

My thoughts on “Outbreak”

After playing the new mode for a few hours, here are my thoughts on Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War’s “Outbreak” mode.

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Microsoft Business

Microsoft formally announces the acquisition of ZeniMax Media

The deal to acquire ZeniMax Media was first announced in September 2020 and has just now been formally announced.

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Competitive

Luminosity upsets Immortals in NA Masters quarterfinals

Luminosity Gaming beat Immortals 2-1 on March 13 to advance to the North American semifinals.

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NBA 2K Community

NBA 2K is for basketball watchers, not players

OPINION: People who actually play basketball agree that NBA 2K can do a lot better.

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Interviews

How Britanni Johnson Took a Chance On Esports and Herself

We sat down with the Borderlands star and Head of Creators at G2 Esports to talk about how her life changed after a chance audition in college.

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon Releases

Yakuza: Like a Dragon fixes issues with the PlayStation 5

With the newest game in the franchise out on next-gen consoles, players were having difficulty upgrading.

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