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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

Stiq Figures, October 27 - November 2: Loveable oddballs edition

Too-serious protagonists surrounded by stoic fighters have a time and place, but slogging through stern-faced casts can make everything seem a bit dull. For a medium thriving on fantasy worlds, the capacity for goofiness can feel pretty neglected at times. In a way, that makes the outlandish except...

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Joystiq Weekly: Free Radical's Haze, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Tony Hawk and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Yes okay, BlizzCon 2014 was full of announcements. A new t...

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Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition calls RPG fans to yesterdecade

Dungeons & Dragons fans can now expand their game-based inventory with Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition, a reworked version of 2000's classic role-playing game from Black Isle Studios. Adventurers can take a trip down Enhanced Edition's ice-slicked memory lane on PC, Mac and Linux via Steam, iOS ...

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Apotheon brings PS4's Greek paintings to life in January

Apotheon, Alien Trap Games' sidescrolling action adventure that pits players against the gods of Olympus, will wield its sword, spear and shield in January 2015 of next year on PS4. Alien Trap's recent PlayStation Blog post paired the release window with a few new images of the game, including a...

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Nintendo considering letting third-party games use Amiibos

We're still learning how Nintendo's line of Amiibo figurines will be used for its own games, but future compatibility announcements might not be limited to first-party titles. Nintendo of America Licensing Manager Damon Baker told IGN that the company is looking into ways for third-party developers...

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Bomberman hoards powerups on iOS, Android in Japan

It's been a while since Bomberman's last console appearance, but at least our favorite grid-trodding explosives enthusiast is blowing his friends to bits once more in Japan. The simply-titled Bomerman has appeared in Japan's Google Play and App Store courtesy of Konami, the publisher that acquired...

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Aonuma: Majora's Mask 3DS won't be 'just another remake'

Between The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds' mask-shaped easter egg and Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma's hesitation to rule out a remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, fans of Link's dark, odd journey through Termia might have seen this week's 3DS remake confirmation coming. While the n...

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Season 2 brings new Seasonal Legendaries, Conquests to Diablo 3

The second season of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls hasn't reached PC and Mac just yet, but that doesn't mean fans can't properly hype themselves for shinier gear while they wait. A recent Battle.net post details some of the changes due to launch with the arrival of Season 2. Loot hunters can of cou...

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PlayStation Experience panel topics include God of War, Nathan Drake, PlayStation AMA

The PlayStation Experience will host fans of the PlayStation family next month as they try out recently-released and upcoming games, but about 20 panels are also on the agenda for next month's event in Las Vegas. While an exact schedule hasn't been nailed down, a recent PlayStation Blog post has o...

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Test your machine's, brain's aptitude at The Talos Principle

The Talos Principle, next month's cryptic puzzler from Serious Sam series creator Croteam, can now be sampled on PC, Mac and Linux via Steam. The sort-of beta includes "four increasingly difficult complete puzzle levels" as well as a benchmarking bot to test your build's capability of running the ...

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