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

Cyberpunk 2077 Community

What not to do when a game is disappointingly bad

If the saga surrounding Cyberpunk 2077 is anything to go off on, it is that sometimes, people take things too far.

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E3 Community

E3 2021’s in-person event has been cancelled. Are in-person conventions done?

With the coronavirus pandemic causing mass disruption, in-person conventions like E3 could be on their last legs.

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Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Entertainment

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War has more rockin’ tunes for Season Two

Like Season One, these songs unlock as players progress through the Battle Pass.

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Community

My journey to the top 100,000 players in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Zombies

It may not seem like a big deal in the grand scheme of things, but to me it is. Check out how I cracked the top 100,000 players in BOCW Zombies.

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Community

Stropse Writers Give Their Take on The Healing Powers of Gaming

Mental health is something which affects us all differently. But one way we can all unite in bettering ourselves is through the connector to end all connectors- gaming.

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Pokemon Community

Stropse Writers Create Their Pokemon Dream Teams

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pokemon, Stropse writers have dared to imagine their Pokémon dream teams.

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