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New Dishonored Comics, Novels Will Fill in Story Before Sequel’s Release

26 May 2016 |Bethesda has announced a series of Dishonored novels and comics that will "take readers back to the city of Dunwall" and bridge the gap between the first game and its upcoming sequel."Dishonored fans will soon be able to see the ...

Nvidia Exec Talks GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition, Ansel Cheating Concerns

26 May 2016 |Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 is a graphics card of many firsts; the first graphics card in the 10 series line-up, the first to use the new Pascal microarchitecture, and the first to launch with a Founders Edition. The GTX 1080 also ...

No Man’s Sky Delayed - Report

26 May 2016 |Hello Games' upcoming PlayStation 4 and PC space game No Man's Sky has been delayed, according to a report tonight from Kotaku. Two sources, including one who works at video game retailer GameStop, told the site about the reported ...

Watch the Turtles Battle Shredder, Rocksteady, and Mega Krang in New TMNT Game

26 May 2016 |Though our full review is still forthcoming, PlatinumGames' latest licensed hack-n-slasher Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan supplies plenty of massive boss battles that showcase almost every Turtles villain we've ...

This Awesome Star Wars Art Combines The Force Awakens and Rogue One

26 May 2016 |With Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 happening this July, the convention's key art was revealed today on The Star Wars Show. It features the casts from Episode VII: The Force Awakens and Rogue One and gives us a closer look at ...

The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine’s Graphics “Revive the High Points” of E3 Demo

26 May 2016 |The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's visuals didn't quite live up to what was seen in the demo shown at E3 2014. However, developer CD Projekt Red has said that the upcoming expansion, Blood and Wine, will feature better graphics than what ...

16 Pokemon Go Screenshots of Charizard, Battles, and Evolution

26 May 2016 |The Pokemon Go beta started in the US today, and you can sign up right here. If you don't get into the beta, you can check out some screenshots of the mobile Pokemon game right here.The screenshots feature everything from avatar ...

Why Overwatch May Not Feel as Responsive as Other FPS Games

26 May 2016 |If you've ever complained about activating a crucial ability in Overwatch only to die before it triggers, then it might not have been your fault. Blizzard's first-person shooter continues to have the low tickrate it featured during ...

The Little Mermaid Live-Action Remake Reportedly Being Considered

26 May 2016 |According to Deadline, Disney is at least considering a live-action version of The Little Mermaid, its celebrated and beloved 1989 animated movie."Disney chiefs recently heard a new take and are currently evaluating whether to ...

Mirror’s Edge TV Show Rights Picked up By “Biggest Loser” Company

26 May 2016 |Faith is running to the small screen. Deadline reports that The Biggest Loser and Master Chef production company Endemol Shine North America has acquired the rights to make a Mirror's Edge scripted TV show.There is no word yet on ...

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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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Why haven’t you applied for the UK video games tax relief?

26 May 2016 |But no, seriously...why haven't you applied for the UK video games tax relief? ...

Is Overwatch a great game? Will it become an eSports mainstay? 

26 May 2016 |Will Overwatch have the staying power of a shooter like Team Fortress 2? Can it become an eSports powerhouse like Starcraft? Gamasutra's editorial team weighs in on these weighty questions and more. ...

Production company lays plans to adapt Mirror’s Edge for TV

26 May 2016 |Production company Endemol Shine Studios purchases TV rights to EA's Mirror's Edge games. ...

Results from the Game Design Challenge: The Pen is Mightier than the Fist

26 May 2016 |Our sister site, aimed at students and beginning developers, has a challenge every three weeks. Check out the most recent challenge winners and their innovative pitches! ...

Pac-12 athletic conference to host collegiate eSports tournaments

26 May 2016 |The Pac-12 Athletic Conference announces it will introduce collegiate eSports tournaments alongside traditional athletic events. ...

Get a job: Disruptor Beam is hiring a UI/UX Designer

26 May 2016 |Boston-based Disruptor Beam is looking to bring on an experienced UI/UX designer to contribute to various design efforts alongside the developers and designers at the studios's HQ in Framingham, MA. ...

Devs sign on for No Goblin’s 4th annual ‘Men of Game Dev’ calendar

26 May 2016 |Developers from studios like Iron Galaxy, Bungie, and Naughty Dog are among the twelve slated to appear in this year's crowfunded calendar, a tongue-in-cheek send-up of stereotypical pinup calendars. ...

An expert look inside the HTC Vive’s positional tracking system

26 May 2016 |"There is a lot of wild speculation and misinformation about Lighthouse's update rate floating around," writes VR expert Oliver Kreylos in a new blog post on findings from his own independent testing. ...

Report: Microsoft’s hardware plans include more powerful Xbox One in 2017

26 May 2016 |Microsoft's hardware plans include releasing a more affordable Xbox One this year and a more powerful version of the console next year, according to a new report from Kotaku based on unnamed sources. ...

How Klang shows another way to do music-inspired game design

26 May 2016 |Think music-based design just has to be about guitar heroes and dancing revolutions? Indie platformer Klang has a few tricks to show how music can influence your game. ...

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Xbox One "Scorpio" coming in 2017 - reports

26 May 2016 |Microsoft is working on several new Xbox devices, and its headline act will be even more powerful than Sony's rumoured Neo

Uncharted 4 is still Japanese #1

26 May 2016 |Top new entry is Homefront at #3

Alexis Kennedy leaving Failbetter Games

26 May 2016 |Co-founder, CEO, and creative director of Sunless Sea studio moving on, will "probably found another studio eventually"

Tiger Style: A tale of two Spiders

26 May 2016 |Six years is a long time in mobile gaming. For Randy Smith, it meant the difference between success and failure

Microsoft laying off up to 1,850

26 May 2016 |Company will "streamline" smartphone hardware business and take a $950 million restructuring charge

IndieCade expands with European show

25 May 2016 |Organizers plan festival's first stand-alone non-US event with IndieCade Europe set for Paris November 18-19

Uncharted 4 was inspired by the industry’s struggle against crunch

25 May 2016 |Naughty Dog embraced "downbeat moments" and reconsidered the importance of fun, to the chagrin of certain fans

Paradox removes "White Humans" Stellaris mod

25 May 2016 |"We expect our modders to help us keep the comment sections free of any racial slurs"

Former Valve employee alleges she was fired for being transgender

25 May 2016 |Plaintiff says Valve referred to her as "it" - she's seeking $3.1 million in damages

BAFTA to honor Amy Hennig

25 May 2016 |Former Uncharted writer/director to receive a BAFTA Special Award next month

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Good night and good luck

19 April 2016 |I’m horrible at goodbyes and ironically I’m finding it incredibly difficult to put into words how I really feel about GamePolitics shutting down. It’s been a tough year for us as we struggled to balance having to make ...

Super Podcast Action Committee Episode 186 – The Finale!

18 April 2016 |In the very final episode of Super Podcast Action Committee (episode 186) hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight are joined by GamePolitics managing editor James Fudge for a free-form conversation about Lollipop Chainsaw’s ...

Super Podcast Action Committee Episode 185 – The Finale!

18 April 2016 |In the very final episode of Super Podcast Action Committee (episode 186) hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight are joined by GamePolitics managing editor James Fudge for a free-form conversation about Lollipop Chainsaw’s ...

GamePolitics’ own E. Zachary Knight is running for Congress

18 April 2016 |Before we go dark, we’d like to take a moment to inform you that our own E. Zachary Knight, longtime contributor and co-host of Super Podcast Action Committee, is running for US Congress. “For the first time in over 30 ...

Join us tonight at 6p PST for the FINAL episode of Super Podcast Action Committee

16 April 2016 |As Andy Barclay once said to Chucky: “This is the end, friend.” And then he lit him on fire but that last part isn’t important. What is important is that tonight is the final episode of Super Podcast Action ...

New study examines ‘violent-sexist’ video games’ affect on player empathy towards female victi

16 April 2016 |A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE earlier this week takes a look at how “violent-sexist” video games affect players’ empathy towards female victims of violence.  The study was conducted ...

Our finest hour: the Bill Kunkel Awards

15 April 2016 |Bill Kunkel is and always will be one of my heroes. Growing up in the 70’s and 80’s, I read a lot of his stuff in wrestling and gaming magazines. I saw his byline and imagined that someday I could do what he did. I never met ...

Take-Two sued by former Rockstar North president for $150 million in unpaid royalties

14 April 2016 |Leslie Benzies, former president of Rockstar North (Grand Theft Auto series), is suing Take-Two Interactive for $150 million in unpaid royalties. Take-Two, who has filed a counter-suit, sees things differently. “Nowhere does ...

Looking back: GamerGate

13 April 2016 |Psst. Here’s a little secret: when I report on a story, I put my beliefs on hold and try to be as fair and impartial as is humanly possible. I know that’s hard for some people out there to believe, but it is the truth. ...

Senator Al Franken voices Oculus Rift privacy concerns

13 April 2016 |Last week, Senator Al Franken (D-MN) penned a letter to Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe detailing a list of privacy concerns he has regarding the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. “Oculus’ creation of an immersive virtual ...

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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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Smaller Xbox One Coming This Year, More Powerful Xbox One In 2017, Says Report

26 May 2016 |Keza MacDonald and Jason Schreier, reporting for game blog Kotaku: Microsoft is preparing at least two new Xbox models for release in the next two years, sources tell Kotaku. Later this year we'll see a cheaper, smaller Xbox One, ...

Pac-Man 256 Coming To PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC With Multiplayer

24 May 2016 |Pac-Man is coming to gaming consoles. Publisher Bandai Namco announced on Monday that Pac-Mac 256 will be launching on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on June 21. The VentureBeat reports: The console version of Pac-Man 256 will ...

Rovio’s Desperate Push For ‘Angry Birds’ Movie

23 May 2016 |An anonymous reader writes:Last year Rovio "cut 213 jobs, affecting all departments except those working on the film and its related projects," remembers VentureBeat, describing their effort to make a movie about three outcast ...

Microsoft Finds Legal Path To Launch Minecraft In China

21 May 2016 |An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Minecraft's PC and smartphone versions are finally coming to China. On Friday, Microsoft and Mojang announced the beginning of a "five-year exclusive partnership" with Chinese ...

Nintendo May Start Selling ‘Computer Software’

19 May 2016 |An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Nintendo's most recent fiscal-year disclosure made headlines for announcing a release window for the new "Nintendo NX" console and yet another Zelda game delay, but it also ...

Google Announces New Virtual Reality Platform ‘Daydream’

19 May 2016 |ErnieKey writes: At Google I/O today, the company announced what they are calling "Google Daydream." This is their upcoming virtual-reality platform that takes Google Cardboard several steps further. Daydream is a platform that ...

Live-Action Tetris Movie Secures $80 Million Funding, Plans To Be Part Of A Trilogy

18 May 2016 |An anonymous reader writes: In 2014, Threshold Entertainment announced it would be producing a live-action film based on the Russian stacking game Tetris. Today, Threshold Entertainment announced it had secured $80 million in ...

One Million Dormant Xbox Live Gamertags Can Be Yours Starting Wednesday

17 May 2016 |An anonymous reader shares an Ars Technica report: Are you the type to dash madly toward any new online service's sign-up page even if you think you'll never touch it again, just to lock down your username of choice? As any good ...

History Buffs Discover Inaccuracies In Battlefield 1 Trailer

16 May 2016 |MojoKid shares an interesting article from Tom's Hardware. While the new Battlefield 1 trailer may be the most-liked trailer in the history of YouTube, it's also historically inaccurate, according to a popular YouTube channel about ...

Slashdot Asks: What’s Your Favorite Doom Story?

16 May 2016 |I remember loading Doom for the first time from a 3.5-inch disk back in 1994. In 1997 the source code for Doom's Linux version was released just before Christmas. A hidden Doom level appeared in Microsoft Excel, and a Doom video ...

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