Image

About Jonathan Cole

Jonathan Cole is a student at the University of Central Florida studying Mechanical Engineering. He writes for CastMedium.com and co-hosts the site's weekly podcast. You can find him at about.me/jonathancole, @jonathanacole, and XBL: jonac13.
Latest Posts | By Jonathan Cole
Renegade Ops game modes detailed
8 years ago

Renegade Ops game modes detailed

By  •  News

Aside from the initial announcement and teaser trailer, Avalanche Studios has been pretty stingy with information concerning their upcoming title Renegade Ops. In a brief preview with Gaming Age, the Just …
Read More

XBLA Booty of the Week (5/17-5/23)
8 years ago

XBLA Booty of the Week (5/17-5/23)

By  •  News

Pirates are the theme for this deal of the week, with Microsoft offering a handful of titles and DLC to gold members at discount of 50% across …
Read More

Dead Rising 2 XBLA titles go on sale
8 years ago

Dead Rising 2 XBLA titles go on sale

By  •  News

Major Nelson announced the Xbox Live Deals of the Week earlier today, this time bagging Gold Members Dead Rising 2: Case Zero at an impulse price of 200 MSP …
Read More

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes Review (XBLA)
8 years ago

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes Review (XBLA)

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes was developed by Capybara Games, published by Ubisoft and released on April 14, 2011 for 1200MSP.

Clash of Heroes stems from the Might & Magic franchise but takes it into a completely different direction with puzzle/strategy-based gameplay and a fairly self-contained storyline from the rest of the series’s continuity. With roots in the familiar match-three mechanics of games like Bejeweled, Clash of Heroes may appear to be quite generic at first glance. However, the game’s critical success in its 2009 Nintendo DS release suggests otherwise. Does Capybara’s latest XBLA release manage to carry over a winning formula that can capture the love of a different gaming audience? Read More

Dirchie Kart Review (XBLIG)
8 years ago

Dirchie Kart Review (XBLIG)

Dirchie Kart was developed by BrownBot and released on January 22, 2011 and costs 240 Microsoft Points. A copy was provided by the developer for review purposes.

The rise of indie development in games has been a boon to various elements of the games industry. While innovation is often the result of the tight focus of smaller development groups, indies also have a unique ability to revisit old ideas and breathe in some new life. Dirchie Kart is a solid attempt at this, reviving the Super Mario Kart formula in a glorious and unflinching fashion. Read More

Retro City Rampage merchandise goes up on Fangamer
8 years ago

Retro City Rampage merchandise goes up on Fangamer

By  •  News

While Retro City Rampage hasn’t hit the XBLA scene quite yet, developer VBlank Entertainment has stepped up and has provided yet another way for fans to appreciate their upcoming …
Read More

No Time To Explain innovates in development funding
8 years ago

No Time To Explain innovates in development funding

By  •  News

Last month, indie developer tinyBuildGAMES released a trailer that garnered much fanfare on various gaming blogs. The community support was so overwhelming that the team of two (Tom Brien …
Read More

Hexic HD now free to download
8 years ago

Hexic HD now free to download

By  •  News

While Hexic HD has previously come preinstalled on Xbox 360 hard drives, many users have lost access to the game over the years due to changes in …
Read More

Gamer IQ Trivia Challenge goes live for Rewards Members
8 years ago

Gamer IQ Trivia Challenge goes live for Rewards Members

By  •  News

The Xbox Live Rewards Program hasn’t been especially robust as of late, but Microsoft seems to have changed that with their new Gamer IQ Trivia Challenge program …
Read More

ESRB leaks Monster World IV XBLA release
8 years ago

ESRB leaks Monster World IV XBLA release

By  •  News

Never heard of Monster World IV? It’s difficult to blame you, with the original Mega Drive game being published exclusively in Japan and only seeing English-speaking eyes through fan …
Read More