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Watch BioShock, Skyrim, and Counter-Strike Get the Lego FPS Treatment

28 May 2015 |We've seen official Lego games cross over with numerous entertainment franchises, from Star Wars to Batman to Lord of the Rings. A new video entitled Lego: First Person Shooter takes a number of video game franchises and gives them ...

Witcher 3 In-Game Book Talks About DRM, Promotes GOG

28 May 2015 |CD Projekt Red, the developer responsible for The Witcher series, has long been a staunch opponent of DRM in games. It even uses its latest game, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, to make fun of the practice and talk up GOG.com.As you can ...

Make a Mario Level Out of Your Screen With One Click

28 May 2015 |Nintendo has Mario Maker on the way to let everyone build their very own Mario levels. In the meantime, you can take the busywork out of Mario level creation and just turn your computer screen into one with a single ...

Breakdown of LPL Roster Changes

28 May 2015 |After EDG took an international title at this year's Mid Season Invitational, China's LPL has solidified itself as an international presence to be reckoned with. Ask any player and they'll tell you that their goal is to win worlds. ...

Battlefield 4 Spring Update Patch Notes Outline Map Tweaks, Weapon Changes

28 May 2015 |The spring update for Battlefield 4 is now available, and we've got the full rundown on everything it does.EA and DICE had already revealed the spring update would bring with it new weapons and a new game mode, the latter of which ...

Batman: Arkham Knight Preorder Bonuses

28 May 2015 |With just a few more weeks to go before Batman: Arkham Knight arrives for console and PC on June 23, you might be contemplating preordering the game to guarantee yourself a copy. Below is a roundup of all the preorder bonuses ...

PS4’s Ultra Street Fighter 4 Is Having Some Issues

28 May 2015 |The PlayStation 4 edition of fighting game Ultra Street Fighter IV, released this week, isn't exactly living up to its name. Initial reports are not very positive, with many calling out a variety of issues, including choppy menu ...

PS Plus Members Getting New Recurring PS4/PS3/Vita Sale

28 May 2015 |Sony has announced a new promotion called PlayStation Plus Specials that will offer discounts on PSN games and DLC exclusively for PS Plus subscribers.These sales seem like Sony's answer to Microsoft's weekly Deals With Gold ...

How Splatoon Might Fit Into the Mario Canon

28 May 2015 |Splatoon: a third-person shooter about humanoid squids harmlessly shooting ink at one another, or a look at a post-apocalyptic future in which squids have evolved as the dominant--maybe only--life form on the planet?Allow me to ...

Witcher 3 Sex Glitch Is Totally Bizarre

28 May 2015 | Being a massive open-world RPG, it's not surprising that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has its fair share of bugs. A newly discovered issue, however, is one of the strangest we've come across so far.YouTube user Chris Klos (via Kotaku) ...

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Review: Bending Genres in Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

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Review: Bending Genres in Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

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Review: Shambling Mirror of Fate Signals Time to Jam a Stake in Castlevania’s Heart

8 March 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> Castlevania: Lords of Shadow: Mirror of Fate brings the series back to Nintendo's portable systems, ...

Review: Shambling Mirror of Fate Signals Time to Jam a Stake in Castlevania’s Heart

8 March 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> Castlevania: Lords of Shadow: Mirror of Fate brings the series back to Nintendo's portable systems, ...

An Unflattering Boll Cut

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An Unflattering Boll Cut

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The Trials and Tribulations of Gears of War: Judgment

6 March 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> <body> As the next generation of home consoles slowly emerge into the limelight and enter the ...

The Trials and Tribulations of Gears of War: Judgment

6 March 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> <body> As the next generation of home consoles slowly emerge into the limelight and enter the ...

The Cinematic Nature of Parasite Eve

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Oculus Rift price teased; new input solution to show at E3 in June

28 May 2015 |News out of the Code Conference comes via Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe, who drops a few more details on what you'll expect to pay and how the tech might evolve. ...

Oculus Rift price teased; new input solution to show at E3 in June

28 May 2015 |News out of the Code Conference comes via Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe, who drops a few more details on what you'll expect to pay and how the tech might evolve. ...

Apple to release full Apple Watch SDK this fall, with beta soon

28 May 2015 |Apps have yet to wow reviewers and early adopters, but a new and improved SDK for the device will be released as a beta in early June. ...

Apple to release full Apple Watch SDK this fall, with beta soon

28 May 2015 |Apps have yet to wow reviewers and early adopters, but a new and improved SDK for the device will be released as a beta in early June. ...

Get a job: Turbine seeks a Senior Mobile Engineer

28 May 2015 |The house responsible for that Infinite Crisis MOBA and the venerable Lord of the Rings Online needs an experienced software engineer to work on mobile projects in its Needham, Massachusetts office. ...

Get a job: Turbine seeks a Senior Mobile Engineer

28 May 2015 |The house responsible for that Infinite Crisis MOBA and the venerable Lord of the Rings Online needs an experienced software engineer to work on mobile projects in its Needham, Massachusetts office. ...

Ex-AAA talent aims to shake up mobile with a game-like chat app

28 May 2015 |A group of developers have left jobs at companies like Remedy and EA to launch Futurefly, a Finnish startup that aims to build mobile apps with built-in gameplay mechanics -- starting with a chat app. ...

Cosmic Picnic is the next step for these former Battlefield devs

28 May 2015 |A coterie of Swedish developers have quit their posts at Ghost Games and EA DICE to found Cosmic Picnic, a new indie studio based out of Stockholm. ...

Don’t Miss: Games from the trash - A history of the TRS-80

28 May 2015 |In this 2012 retrospective, Gamasutra pays homage to a system beloved by many but forgotten by everyone else: Radio Shack's first computer, the underpowered friend to many budding game designers. ...

Flash deal site sells game for $1 without developer permission

28 May 2015 |A British indie studio and its publisher are involved in a public imbroglio over the studio's game Standpoint, which was put on sale for a minimum price of $1 at a flash deal site without permission. ...

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Oculus Rift will cost in the "$1,500 range" with a PC

28 May 2015 |CEO hints at setup costs for the virtual reality headset

Oculus Rift will cost in the "$1,500 range" with a PC

28 May 2015 |CEO hints at setup costs for the virtual reality headset

Bonuses should be tied to innovation, not profit - Raymond

28 May 2015 |The former Ubisoft exec speaks out on the problems and pressures of AAA development, will announce new plans in July

Bonuses should be tied to innovation, not profit - Raymond

28 May 2015 |The former Ubisoft exec speaks out on the problems and pressures of AAA development, will announce new plans in July

Seasun Entertainment opens US office

28 May 2015 |"Definitely a critical audience as we expand into global markets"

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt tops Japanese chart

28 May 2015 |67,000 units sold

Scopely makes major investment in Digit Game Studios

28 May 2015 |"Partnering with Scopely enables us to quickly grow our team"

Sony admits first-party lineup "a little sparse"

28 May 2015 |Andrew House says PS4 maker is placing a greater emphasis on securing third-party support, calls Vita and PS TV "legacy platforms"

EA, King execs join Ukie board

28 May 2015 |Shaun Campbell and Rob Miller to replace Keith Ramsdale and Kate Booth at UK trade body

LoopMe predicts $500 million annual mobile ad budgets

27 May 2015 |"Mobile is disrupting television advertising, and television advertising is a $200 billion marketplace"

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Poll: Is it censorship when a private retailer decides not to sell a particular video game?

28 May 2015 | The GamePolitics weekly poll has returned!read more

Poll: Is it censorship when a private retailer decides not to sell a particular video game?

28 May 2015 | The GamePolitics weekly poll has returned!read more

PlayStation Home developer breaks free from Sony

28 May 2015 | PlayStation Home developer Loot Entertainment is getting out from behind the long shadow of Sony to publish independently developed games on its own. According to GamesBeat, ...

PlayStation Home developer breaks free from Sony

28 May 2015 | PlayStation Home developer Loot Entertainment is getting out from behind the long shadow of Sony to publish independently developed games on its own. According to GamesBeat, ...

Charter promises no data caps for customers under new mega-cable company structure

28 May 2015 | Charter Communications is getting out in front of any trouble it might have with the Federal Communications Commission on the subject of net neutrality after seeing the ...

Charter promises no data caps for customers under new mega-cable company structure

28 May 2015 | Charter Communications is getting out in front of any trouble it might have with the Federal Communications Commission on the subject of net neutrality after seeing the ...

‘The Witcher 3’ tops Japanese weekly game sales chart

28 May 2015 | Here's a surprise - CD Projekt RED's action RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC)  is apparently a chart topper in ...

‘The Witcher 3’ tops Japanese weekly game sales chart

28 May 2015 | Here's a surprise - CD Projekt RED's action RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC)  is apparently a chart topper in ...

Latest edition of Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary adding ‘net neutrality’

28 May 2015 | The newest edition of the Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary is adding a number of new internet-related terms including "meme," "emoji," and "net ...

Latest edition of Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary adding ‘net neutrality’

28 May 2015 | The newest edition of the Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary is adding a number of new internet-related terms including "meme," "emoji," and "net ...

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Joystiq Presents: That’s a wrap

4 February 2015 |Our final Joystiq Presents podcast gives members of the staff a moment to thank the Joystiq community and say a final farewell. Listen to the MP3 Listen to other Joystiq Presents episodes....

Here’s a video

4 February 2015 |We've been debating publishing this video for weeks. Now, as imaginary armed men pound on the fictional doors of Joystiq's nonexistent office, we have precious little time to debate any further. So here it is, a video of Satoru ...

Off the Grid: The Witcher Adventure Game and Star Wars Imperial Assault

4 February 2015 |Like most sci-fi shows on Fox, Off the Grid is getting canceled (we're all saying goodbye, actually). In this series finale of the board and card game series I had hoped to evolve over time, we're keeping our spirits high with a ...

Joystiq Photo Album

4 February 2015 |Like all good photo albums, our look back at ten years of Joystiq is a hot mess of nostalgia, out-of-focus shots, and GIFs (you've been warned). Now, gather round and mind the edges. >>Joystiq Photo Album...

There is No End

4 February 2015 |Joystiq will not grow to be much older than ten years. That's a massive expenditure of time, if only to receive an unfinished creation in return. I, and my best friends in the world, leave Joystiq unfinished. We leave it as it was ...

Joystiq Presents: Team spirit

4 February 2015 |In this episode, Mike Suszek (@mikesuszek) chats with News Content Director Alexander Sliwinski (@Sliwinski) about Team JOY and Team Joystiq. He also discusses the "Internet dating" side of working in the industry. Listen to the ...

Joystiq Presents: Can’t stop

4 February 2015 |In this episode, Mike Suszek (@mikesuszek) takes his turn in the hot seat as he tells Features Content Director Xav de Matos (@Xav) about the rant that landed him the job of his dreams. He also talks about barely surviving his ...

Joystiq Presents: Close project

4 February 2015 |Mike Suszek (@mikesuszek) talks with Joystiq's Editor in Chief Ludwig Kietzmann (@LudwigK) about the site's history as well as a newfound opportunity to grow. Listen to the MP3 Listen to other Joystiq Presents episodes....

Games of a Lifetime: Alexander’s picks

4 February 2015 |After more than ten years devoted to video games and the people who make them, Joystiq is closing its doors. We won't be reporting on the best games of 2015, so join us for one last hurrah as the Joystiq family reveals their Games ...

Joystiq Streams: Once more, with feeling

4 February 2015 |Ladies and gentlemen it's time/for all the good that's in you to shine/for all the lights to lose their shade/for all the hate that's in you to fade. Ladies and gentlemen it's time/for the maracas and the ...

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Large Amount of Star Citizen Art Assets Leaked

26 May 2015 |jones_supa writes: A huge batch of work-in-progress assets for Star Citizen have leaked to the public. An unknown person, likely connected with Cloud Imperium Games in some way, provided a link to the 48 gigabytes of content. The ...

Large Amount of Star Citizen Art Assets Leaked

26 May 2015 |jones_supa writes: A huge batch of work-in-progress assets for Star Citizen have leaked to the public. An unknown person, likely connected with Cloud Imperium Games in some way, provided a link to the 48 gigabytes of content. The ...

How Cities: Skylines Beat SimCity At Its Own Game

23 May 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: Maxis, the studio behind SimCity, was shuttered earlier this year. Fortunately, another studio has taken up its mantle. The small team at Colossal Order has already won acclaim for city-builder game ...

How Cities: Skylines Beat SimCity At Its Own Game

23 May 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: Maxis, the studio behind SimCity, was shuttered earlier this year. Fortunately, another studio has taken up its mantle. The small team at Colossal Order has already won acclaim for city-builder game ...

Video Games: Gateway To a Programming Career?

23 May 2015 |Nerval's Lobster writes: Want more people to program? Encourage them to play more video games, at least according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In an online Q&A, Zuckerberg suggested that a lifetime spent playing video games ...

Video Games: Gateway To a Programming Career?

23 May 2015 |Nerval's Lobster writes: Want more people to program? Encourage them to play more video games, at least according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In an online Q&A, Zuckerberg suggested that a lifetime spent playing video games ...

Take Two Sues BBC Over Drama About GTA Development

22 May 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: Take Two Interactive, the parent company of Rockstar Games, is suing the BBC for trademark infringement over its planned "making of GTA" drama, Game Changers. The 90-minute movie was created without the ...

Grand Theft Auto V Keeps Raking In Money

21 May 2015 |jones_supa writes: At end of 2013, Grand Theft Auto V made $800 million during initial 24 hours of sales. The title keeps churning profit as the publisher Take-Two closes the book on fiscal year 2015, which ended March 31. The ...

Grand Theft Auto V Keeps Raking In Money

21 May 2015 |jones_supa writes: At end of 2013, Grand Theft Auto V made $800 million during initial 24 hours of sales. The title keeps churning profit as the publisher Take-Two closes the book on fiscal year 2015, which ended March 31. The ...

Blizzard Bans 100,000 Cheaters In Massive “World of Warcraft” Ban Spree

18 May 2015 |MojoKid writes: Like many MMORPGs, World of Warcraft can be a grind. To sidestep the time commitment required to continually level up a character, gather resources, improve skills, or whatever else is desired, some gamers turn to ...

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