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Thomas Schulenberg

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Thomas is currently a weekend editor at Joystiq, though he also contributes edits to Joystiq's library of original, video-based content.

Prior to Joystiq, he served as GameZombie.tv's Assistant Producer and wrote, co-hosted and produced the site's weekly gaming news show. He also has a degree in Multimedia Communications and Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Thomas Schulenberg's Latest Posts

Jam to Smash Bros. 3DS tracks on the go in Sleep Mode

After Super Smash Bros. Brawl's extensive, impressive recollection of Nintendo's musical heights, Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS has a lot to live up to. If the incoming soundtrack resembles the quality of its predecessor, the 3DS version could be a prime opportunity to revisit...

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Civilization: Beyond Earth trades pre-orders for exoplanets

Accepting your late-night Civilization: Beyond Earth fate before the game launches on PC is beneficial, depending on your perspective: A post on Civilization's official site notes that pre-orders for both physical and digital copies of Beyond Earth will be rewarded with The Exoplanets Map Pack, a...

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Choose your first starter again in Pokemon Monopoly

If you're going to start fights with friends and family members over imaginary property and play money, you might as well get a gameboard that recalls something you can consistently enjoy. As the Toy Fair International 2014 foretold, a Pokemon Monopoly Kanto Edition is now available for...

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Act out war journals in Samurai Warriors 4's Chronicle Mode

Considering how complex and extensive war timeframes can be, sometimes they just blur together into a mess of endless fighting and capturing territories. Lucky for us, Samurai Warriors 4's officers are an organized bunch: In the incoming hack-n-slasher's new Chronicle mode, players can follow...

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Square Enix back to school sale is counterproductive to studying

Like the inevitable return of Final Fantasy 10's Sin, the first day of school is descending upon students, threatening all known joy and their tireless quest to save the world take a break from the books. You're not even safe until your first class either, because Square Enix has a pop quiz for...

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The Witcher Battle Arena trailer gets MOBA in your action RPG

It's easy to lose hours to quests and item crafting while following The Witcher series' Geralt of Rivia, but for most adventurers, it's not an on-the-go experience. Thankfully there will soon be an alternative in The Witcher Battle Arena, due for Android, iOS and Windows Phone later this year....

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Smash Bros. 3DS gets a few more single-player hooks

Nintendo has previously discussed single-player content for Super Smash Bros. on the 3DS, including the replacement for Adventure Mode, Smash Run, a battle for powerups that concludes with stat-boosted brawls. Savvy fans might have caught every detail between Smash director Masahiro Sakurai's...

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12 minutes of upholding the law in Battlefield: Hardline's single-player

EA showed 12 minutes of Battlefield: Hardline's single player campaign at its Gamescom 2014 presentation, but you can watch the same demonstration in the above video. EA's snippet follows protagonist Nick Mendoza as he hunts down someone from his past, a motivation that aligns with story details...

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BioWare debuts original 4-on-1 action RPG, Shadow Realms

BioWare Austin shared a tease of Shadow Realms, its new IP at EA's Gamescom 2014 presentation. It's a 4 vs. 1 online action RPG arriving on PC next year. Players can manipulate the environment as the above shadow lord, or align with friends against it. Group General Manager Matthew Bromberg...

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The Crew rounds the bend, heads for Xbox 360

Ubisoft's team-oriented racer, The Crew, will burn rubber on the Xbox 360 on November 11, in addition to its previously-announced drifts on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Development of the 360 version will be lead by Asobo Studio, with support coming from teams at Ivory Tower, Ubisoft Reflections...

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