About Jon Venture

JON VENTURE is COIN-OP TV’s features writer/contributor. Jon began writing at an early age and has covered some of the biggest game releases and events of the past decade, though he still strives for the next big story. An avid fan of geek culture, Jon loves all manner of games, movies and television, and will explore even the most obscure topic if there’s fun to be had.

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LEGO The Hobbit Review

LEGO The Hobbit Review

LEGO The Hobbit The Video Game is a fun romp for fantasy adventure fans, but there is little in the way of innovation besides minor gameplay additions that sets this one apart from other LEGO games.

Yoshi’s New Island Review

Yoshi’s New Island Review

Yoshi’s New Island is ultimately a fun platforming title that anyone with a Nintendo 3DS and love of exploration should try. While there aren’t many new wrinkles in this colorful world, it’s still a fine title that reinforces everything there is to love about Mario’s favorite dinosaur sidekick.

Earth Defense Force 2025 Review

Earth Defense Force 2025 Review

Earth Defense Force 2025 is a seriously fun third-person shooter experience, so long as you don’t take it seriously.

The LEGO Movie Videogame Review

The LEGO Movie Videogame Review

Like LEGO Star Wars, Harry Potter, and other entries in the franchise, puzzles are solved using the different types of skills various characters possess.

Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus Review

Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus Review

For a layman like myself, the Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus high definition video recorder has made the process of creating gameplay videos a surprisingly approachable endeavor.

The LEGO Movie Review

The LEGO Movie Review

The LEGO Movie centers around Emmit (Chris Pratt of Parks and Recreation and the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy), a generic LEGO construction worker minifigure trying to find meaning in his life.

Insurgency Review

Insurgency Review

The FPS landscape is riddled with countless flashy titles that take players by the hand and lead them lovingly into the fray; Insurgency is the less attractive, no-nonsense, tougher older brother many of today’s modern shooters might one day aspire to be.

Yoshi’s New Island Preview

Yoshi’s New Island Preview

It’s games like Yoshi’s New Island that make me excited to be a 3DS owner, as Nintendo’s first party game lineup is usually without fail among the best each of their platforms has to offer.

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