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Joshua Duckworth

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About Joshua Duckworth

Joshua grew up in poverty, deep in the Middle of Nowhere, Alabama. Gaming was a rarely afforded escape from reality that persisted throughout his life, something that saw him through good times and hard times. Joshua started at Game Rant in 2017 where he fell in love with a company that supports creativity, treats video games with the respect they deserve, and is complete with people whose passions match his. It's this passion he hopes to communicate in every post, in every conversation about the industry, and so forth. Outside of gaming and Game Rant, Joshua spends a lot of time with his lovely wife and children, keeps pulling for Cody Rhodes in WWE, and manages the farm he inherited from his grandfather.  If you name a video game, Joshua can rant about it—that's a guarantee. For Joshua, the world of gaming isn't just an industry, but his first love. 

Industry Focus

Joshua's passion for the industry is all-consuming, and his typical content coverage is as varied as the game industry itself. Joshua covers news, features, interviews, previews, and more on a weekly basis, and whether it's the next expansive AAA title or the most innovative indie game, his eyes are always on the horizon.

Favorite Games

Right now, Baldur's Gate 3 has completely consumed Joshua's life, but his favorite franchises include Dragon Age, Assassin's Creed, and anything with deep storytelling and lore. He loves anything with deep and intensive gameplay experiences, but there are bonus points for anything that sends him down rabbit holes on more than one occasion. 

Favorite Console

Joshua's favorite console is the Xbox Series X, as that is where he plays the majority of his games. He owns a custom-built gaming PC, a PS5, and a Switch, as well as a plethora of older consoles such as the PS2 and Nintendo GameCube. 

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