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Jason Fanelli is a tried-and-true Philadelphian, having lived in Delaware County for his entire life. He’s a veteran of the games industry, covering it for over a decade with bylines on The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, IGN, and more. He currently hosts the Cheesesteaks and Controllers podcast on iHeartRadio for Fox Sports Radio in Philadelphia.

August 2020
Last Active
June 2021
Magic: The Gathering Fallout Cards Revealed: See Three Dog, Liberty Prime, And More

Today during Wizards Of The Coast's Weekly MTG livestream, we got our first glimpse at over 40 of the cards that will be available in the Magic: The Gathering Fallout Commander decks when they launch on March 8. 

Lenovo Legion Go Review

We finally went hands on with the Lenovo Legion Go, one of the most interesting handheld gaming PCs on the market. Is it worth picking over the competition? Find out in this review!

Side Quests: Prince Of Persia: The Lost Crown Review

Ubisoft's latest platformer, Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, aims to put players right back into the center of the legendary franchise. Yet how does it hold up, and does it make for a fitting return for the series?

Side Quests: Razer Kitsune Leverless Fight Stick Review: Lean Mean Fighting Machine

As a card-carrying Fighting Game Enjoyer for Jason's entire 30-plus years gaming, there have been many a controller that graced his hands. Now, Jason puts Razer's leverless Kitsune fight stick through its paces. How does it hold up against the competition?

Nacon RIG 900 Max HX Headset Review

Looking to pick-up a new gaming headset? The Nacon RIG 900 MAX has features to spare. Find out if it's right for you in this review by Jason Fanelli!

Super Mario RPG Review - Feel Like A Kid Again

Super Mario RPG was remade for the Nintendo Switch, and Jason has been busy putting it through its paces. Does it hold up all these years later? Here's our review.

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Review - Swinging For The Fences - Side Quests

Insomniac had its work cut out for it with Spider-Man 2. To say expectations were high going into this sequel is an understatement, buffered by both the first game's major success and the bridge between console generations that was Miles Morales. So how does it stack up?

Exclusive: Here's A New Card From The Upcoming Disney Lorcana: Rise Of The Floodborn Set

If you're not up on your trading card games at the moment, Ravensburger recently entered the realm with a major IP up its sleeve: Disney Lorcana is here. We've got an exclusive look at one of the latest cards coming with The Rise of the Floodborn set on November 17th.

Alan Wake 2 Review: A Thrilling, Tense Masterpiece

Alan Wake 2, is a creepy, tense, thriller that, despite some areas of struggle, is a great time. Our review.

Lords Of The Fallen Review

The Lords of the Fallen takes players to the dual worlds of Axiom and Umbral, but how well does the latest Soulslike hold up under pressure? Jason tackles this in his review.

Starfield Review - Written In The Stars

Jason is finally ready to render a verdict on Bethesda's latest open-world RPG, Starfield. Does it reach for the stars or crash back to Earth?

Starfield Review In Progress

Starfield is the next massive, open-world RPG from developer Bethesda Game Studios. Jason takes off and explores the stars in this review in progress.

Side Quests: Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical Review

A video game taking the form of a Broadway musical is a much rarer affair, and Stray Gods is a perfect example of what makes that adaptation so difficult. Yet, it has a lot going right for it, and is a fun experience.

Review: WrestleQuest Comes Off The Top Rope With A Solid Debut Effort

WrestleQuest brings the world of wrestling to a turn-based RPG, combining the two rather seamlessly into a solid first effort. Jason breaks down the nostalgia-fueled, pro wrestling - RPG hybrid down in his latest review.

RiotPWR Cloud Gaming Controller Review

Looking for an affordable but great controller to use with your smartphone or cloud gaming service? The RiotPWR Cloud Gaming Controller, available through Apple, may just be the choice for you.