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This New Xbox One Will Load Games 20 Percent Faster

31 August 2015 |Microsoft on Monday announced the Xbox One Elite Bundle. The console featured in the bundle comes with a new 1 TB solid state hybrid hard drive (more on that later) and the new Elite controller. The package costs $500, and ...

Six UK Teens Arrested in Connection With Lizard Squad

31 August 2015 |UK authorities have arrested six teens who allegedly used the hacking group Lizard Squad's "Lizard Stresser" tool. This is a "boot-for-hire" service, which allows paying customers to nominate a website they would like to see taken ...

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Release Date, New Preorder Campaign Announced

31 August 2015 |Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will launch on February 23, 2016, Square Enix announced on Monday.The release date reveal was accompanied by an announcement about the game's preorder bonus campaign. Players will get to choose their own ...

Konami Devs Gave Up Their Vacations to Ship MGS 5 on PC Ahead of Schedule

31 August 2015 |Konami developers made personal sacrifices to bring the PC release date for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain in line with the console edition. According to senior producer Ken-ichiro Imaizumi, Konami engineers gave up their ...

Witcher 3’s First Paid DLC “Almost Ready”

31 August 2015 |The first paid expansion for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, called Hearts of Stone, is closing in on its October release date. Now, developer CD Projekt Red has provided an update on its development.Speaking at PAX Prime, CD Projekt ...

Destiny’s New Raid Won’t Be Available When The Taken King Launches

31 August 2015 |Destiny's new raid, King's Fall, won't be available right away when The Taken King launches on September 15. Creative director Luke Smith says in a new interview that Bungie has a date in mind for when it will make the new raid ...

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PC Version Is “Stunning,” Konami Says

31 August 2015 |The PC version of Konami's Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is "stunning" and plays to the strengths of the platform. That's according to Konami marketing executive Jon Edwards, who talked more about the PC edition of the ...

Last Chance to Play Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Xbox One/PC Beta

31 August 2015 |The Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta for Xbox One and PC was supposed to end yesterday, August 30, but Activision and Treyarch have announced that they're extending it for one more day.You can now play the beta through ...

Watch More Gameplay Footage From Gears of War Creator’s Next Game

31 August 2015 |Developer Boss Key Productions has revealed some more glimpses of gameplay footage from its upcoming futuristic sci-fi shooter, LawBreakers. The gameplay was posted from the hands-on event which took place during Pax Prime last ...

Trion Worlds Reveals New Multiplayer Turn-Based Game

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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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Blog: Why we need to leave ‘hobby’ behind, as a label for video games

31 August 2015 |"I will never call games a hobby, because I feel that intrinsic within that word, in the context of this medium, there is something reductive, something controlling. We're in a time of significant cultural tension." ...

Creative Assembly design director joins Sony VR team

31 August 2015 |Creative Assembly design director, Gary Napper, has revealed he'll be leaving the Alien: Isolation developer to work at Sony - specifically with the PlayStation creator's Morpheus VR headset. ...

A close look at Southeast Asia, and the potential for your mobile game there

31 August 2015 |"Mobile games dominate in Southeast Asia. In 2015, mobile revenues already account for nearly half the $1.4Bn Southeast Asian games market." ...

Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows mobility design

31 August 2015 |A detailed tour through the design of Shovel Knight's all-new playable character, Plague Knight, and how his completely different movement style posed both challenges and opportunities. ...

Classic Postmortem: Deadly Premonition

31 August 2015 |The open world survival horror comedy game Deadly Premonition turns five this month. We celebrate by reprinting an exhaustive Game Developer magazine postmortem of this cult classic. ...

The state of the Chinese game market, heading out of ChinaJoy

31 August 2015 |"Mr. Sun Shoushan, Deputy Chief of the State Administration of Radio Film Television Press & Publications (SARFTPP) reported the official government data for China's games market for the 1st six months of 2015." ...

UK cops arrest PSN, Xbox Live DDoS attackers

29 August 2015 |The UK's National Crime Agency has picked up six teens who allegedly participated in attacks against PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and other online services. ...

UK cops arrest PSN, Xbox Live DDoS attackers

29 August 2015 |The UK's National Crime Agency has picked up six teens who allegedly participated in attacks against PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and other online services. ...

Get a job: Wargaming is aiming to hire an experienced UI Engineer

29 August 2015 |World of Tanks maker Wargaming is looking for an experienced engineer to fill an open Senior UI Engineer position at its studio in Hunt Valley, Maryland and work on PC/console games. ...

Get a job: Wargaming is aiming to hire an experienced UI Engineer

29 August 2015 |World of Tanks maker Wargaming is looking for an experienced engineer to fill an open Senior UI Engineer position at its studio in Hunt Valley, Maryland and work on PC/console games. ...

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Mortal Kombat X for 360 and PS3 cancelled

31 August 2015 |Warner Bros. gives up on legacy generation ports for hit fighting game, cites quality concerns

Super Evil Megacorp: From eSport to spectator sport

31 August 2015 |Catching up with Kristian Segerstrale and Vainglory nine months after release

Users of Lizard Squad’s DDoS attack tool arrested in UK

29 August 2015 |National Crime Agency says six people targeted over Lizard Stresser software

Users of Lizard Squad’s DDoS attack tool arrested in UK

29 August 2015 |National Crime Agency says six people targeted over Lizard Stresser software

Mobcrush scores $10m in funding - report

29 August 2015 |Mobile livestreaming service hits jackpot

Mobcrush scores $10m in funding - report

29 August 2015 |Mobile livestreaming service hits jackpot

Disney Infinity audience split 50/50 male-female

29 August 2015 |VP behind toys-to-life franchise says appeal also balanced between young and old

Disney Infinity audience split 50/50 male-female

29 August 2015 |VP behind toys-to-life franchise says appeal also balanced between young and old

XCOM 2 delayed until 2016

29 August 2015 |"We just need a little more time to make it the best possible game"

Borderlands getting a feature film

29 August 2015 |Movie rights for Gearbox shooter franchise obtained by Lionsgate; Avi Arad and son to produce

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Super Podcast Action Committee - Episode 156

31 August 2015 |On this week's show (episode 156) hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight discuss the latest GamePolitics poll ("How do you feel about microtransactions in $60 video games?" - 6:16 mark), Rainbow Mika getting a new ...

Super Podcast Action Committee - Episode 156

31 August 2015 |On this week's show (episode 156) hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight discuss the latest GamePolitics poll ("How do you feel about microtransactions in $60 video games?" - 6:16 mark), Rainbow Mika getting a new ...

Humble Bundle ‘End of Summer Sale’ includes free game

29 August 2015 | The Humble Bundle store End of Summer Sale is live and is kicking off with a free game.  From now until August 31st, you can download a free copy of Stealth Inc. 2: A ...

Humble Bundle ‘End of Summer Sale’ includes free game

29 August 2015 | The Humble Bundle store End of Summer Sale is live and is kicking off with a free game.  From now until August 31st, you can download a free copy of Stealth Inc. 2: A ...

Mobile users are spending less time gaming

29 August 2015 | According to an analysis performed by Flurry Analytics, while the amount of time American consumers are spending on mobile devices has increased, a smaller percentage of ...

Mobile users are spending less time gaming

29 August 2015 | According to an analysis performed by Flurry Analytics, while the amount of time American consumers are spending on mobile devices has increased, a smaller percentage of ...

Report: Sony accidentally kills stream archiving for PS4-exclusive ‘Until Dawn’

29 August 2015 | PS4-exclusive horror game Until Dawn released this week and gore-happy gamers have been sharing the spooky adventure game with their fans on Twitch. Well, the ones that were ...

More GamerGate goodness from HuffPost Live

29 August 2015 | This morning at 11:05 AM EST, HuffPost Live will air its final segment of a week's worth of discussions about GamerGate. The segment is titled "Authorship in the ...

S&P;500 To Welcome Activision Blizzard Today

29 August 2015 | At close of trading today, the S&P 500 will be adding Activision Blizzard to its investment fold.  Activision Blizzard (NASD:ATVI) will replace Pall Corp. ...

Play it straight and they’re still irate: a year of hostile feedback

28 August 2015 | "I'm very much an old school journalist," Owen S. Good declares in our half-hour interview on the phone. Indeed, his background indicates he knows about old ...

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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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Unearthed E.T. Atari Game Cartridges Score $108K At Auction

31 August 2015 |MojoKid writes: Hundreds of Atari 2600 cartridges of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial that were excavated last year from a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico collectively raked in nearly $108,000 through eBay auctions. Some $65,000 of ...

Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions Unveils LawBreakers Game Trailer

30 August 2015 |MojoKid writes: Boss Key Productions has posted its first trailer of LawBreakers (formerly Project Bluestreak), a futuristic game title that's set to release on multiple platforms in 2016. The trailer shows off some of the ...

Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions Unveils LawBreakers Game Trailer

30 August 2015 |MojoKid writes: Boss Key Productions has posted its first trailer of LawBreakers (formerly Project Bluestreak), a futuristic game title that's set to release on multiple platforms in 2016. The trailer shows off some of the ...

Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions Unveils LawBreakers Game Trailer

30 August 2015 |MojoKid writes: Boss Key Productions has posted its first trailer of LawBreakers (formerly Project Bluestreak), a futuristic game title that's set to release on multiple platforms in 2016. The trailer shows off some of the ...

John Conway: All Play and No Work For a Genius

29 August 2015 |An anonymous reader points out Quanta's spotlight piece on mathematician John Conway, whose best known mathematical contribution is probably his "Game of Life," which has inspired many a screensaver and more than a few computer ...

John Conway: All Play and No Work For a Genius

29 August 2015 |An anonymous reader points out Quanta's spotlight piece on mathematician John Conway, whose best known mathematical contribution is probably his "Game of Life," which has inspired many a screensaver and more than a few computer ...

A Look At the World’s First Virtual Reality Theme Park

29 August 2015 |redletterdave writes: The Void is the first company to create a virtual reality theme park, where virtual experiences are layered on top of physical, real world environments. Tech Insider was the first media outlet to visit The ...

A Look At the World’s First Virtual Reality Theme Park

29 August 2015 |redletterdave writes: The Void is the first company to create a virtual reality theme park, where virtual experiences are layered on top of physical, real world environments. Tech Insider was the first media outlet to visit The ...

How Poly Bridge’s GIF Generator Turned an Indie Game Into a Reddit Sensation

25 August 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: The creator of bridge physics phenomenon Poly Bridge discusses the rise of the bridge physics phenomenon in a new interview this week. Patrick Corrieri of New Zealand's Dry Cactus studio reveals the ...

How Poly Bridge’s GIF Generator Turned an Indie Game Into a Reddit Sensation

25 August 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: The creator of bridge physics phenomenon Poly Bridge discusses the rise of the bridge physics phenomenon in a new interview this week. Patrick Corrieri of New Zealand's Dry Cactus studio reveals the ...

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