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StarCraft 2 Meets League of Legends In New Sci-fi MOBA Supernova

5 July 2015 |It may be tempting to dismiss Supernova as another generic attempt to enter the multiplayer online battle arena genre. However, developer Primal Game Studio has taken elements usually found in a MOBA game and mixed it with the ...

What is Your All-Time Favorite Video Game Quote? - GameSpot Q&A;

5 July 2015 |Welcome back to GameSpot Q&A a weekly section where we ask our staff and readers an interesting discussion question about video games. Look at this as a forum where you and others can discuss and compare your opinions of this ...

Weekly Recap: Nintendo PlayStation Console, Batman: Arkham Knight PC Issues, Huge Star Wars Battlefr

4 July 2015 | THE BIG STUFF:Ultra-Rare Nintendo PlayStation Console Has Been Found: The result of a failed partnership between Nintendo and Sony, the items is considered to be the Holy Grail of game memorabilia. Click through the link above to ...

Minecraft: Story Mode Gets First Gameplay Trailer; The Last of Us, Adventure Time, Futurama Voice Ac

4 July 2015 |The Walking Dead and Tales from the Borderlands developer Telltale Games has released the first trailer for Minecraft: Story Mode.The video was debuted at Minecon, which is taking place in London on July 4 and July 5, and shows a ...

Destiny’s Ghost Companion Could Have Been Much Funnier

4 July 2015 |Among the complaints leveled at Destiny were those involving the uncharismatic performance of Ghost, your robotic companion. Better dialogue could have helped, and as it turns out, Bungie did solicit two well-known comedians for ...

PS4, PS3 Again Experiencing PSN Issues [Update]

4 July 2015 |Update: The PSN status page shows that all services are now up and running. Original Story: Following a service alert earlier this week, Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation Network is again experiencing issues on Friday.In a ...

Gaming Deals: $275 Wii U Bundle, $350 Assassin’s Creed Xbox One + $50 Gift Card

4 July 2015 | Newegg is offering a $50 gift card with the Assassin's Creed Unity/Black Flag Xbox One system bundle, which sells for $350.Best Buy is selling two Wii U bundles--one with Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo Land, and one with ...

Bungie Reveals What’s in Destiny The Taken King DLC

4 July 2015 |Bungie has published a list of everything included in Destiny's next expansion, The Taken King, when it is deployed on September 15.<iframe src="/videos/embed/6425852/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" ...

Batman: Arkham Knight’s First DLC Gets Release Date and Price

4 July 2015 |Batman: Arkham Knight's first story-based DLC has been given a July 14 release date by Warner Bros, with the publisher also explaining how the expansion will focus on the Batgirl character.<iframe ...

Reddit Protest Triggers r/Gaming Blackout

4 July 2015 |The sudden and unexplained dismissal of a popular Reddit employee has prompted a blackout across the sprawling discussion board website.Popular subreddit pages, such as r/Gaming, r/IAmA, r/funny, r/books, ...

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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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Segmentation for mobile game developers

4 July 2015 |"Push Notifications are a great way to (re-)engage with users and reward those who have been very loyal or entice those who haven't played in a while to come back and rejoin the gameplay." ...

Examining organic tutorials

4 July 2015 |"What makes organic tutorial design work so well is that the player is learning how these mechanics work via situations and challenges that the game is built around." ...

Making design tools in Unity: Creating WorldShape

4 July 2015 |"How does our WorldShape tool actually work? How might you create your own similar tools? I won't be able to explain every aspect of Unity, obviously, but I'll try to point you in the right direction." ...

Epic Games leads GDC Europe’s lineup of great sponsored talks

4 July 2015 |Passes for GDC Europe 2015 are still available at a discounted Early Bird rate, and as the show draws nigh we're debuting a pair of sponsored sessions on UE4 and PowerVR that you'll want to check out. ...

Blog: Letting our differences bring us together

3 July 2015 |A rumination on games that satisfy different people: "I thought about other games I wished I could enjoy with my wife, who prefers a more methodical and thoughtful approach than I usually take." ...

Blog: Mobile free-to-play games are not evil

3 July 2015 |"It's very common to hear from developers how evil, hurtful or abusive mobile games are. I don't think most of the comments reflect the reality." ...

Mod Mentality: How Tabletop Simulator was made to be broken

3 July 2015 |Indie devs (and former modders) Jason Henry and Kimiko chat with Gamasutra about why they developed an "online tabletop sandbox" game aimed explicitly at modders, and what they learned along the way. ...

‘Indiependence Day’ promotion shines light on dev struggles

3 July 2015 |Indie dev consultant Dan Adelman has launched a campaign to help indies sell more games over the U.S. upcoming holiday weekend -- at full price. ...

The best in Japan: CEDEC shares 2015 award nominees

3 July 2015 |CEDEC has shared the nominees for its annual awards across five categories, including popular games like Final Fantasy XIV. It's a peek into how Japan's industry works. ...

From cave painting to CryEngine: How game art developed

3 July 2015 |Charting the evolution of in-game art and comparing it to the evolution of fine art: Going from primitive to polished, with deliberate discursions into the abstract. ...

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It’s Good to Talk

3 July 2015 |UK Chat app Palringo and the shift to serving gamers

GunsGamesGiving event lets you shoot for a good cause

3 July 2015 |Tickets on sale for "G3" clay pigeon day supporting Special Effect

Inafune: Kickstarter is "confidence-building" for Japanese devs

3 July 2015 |Mega Man creator believes Bloodtstained and Shenmue 3 success proves that demand still exists

Corporate crowdfunding might not be all bad

3 July 2015 |Sony's First Flight is a morally uncomfortable development - but could result in better games and products

2015 G.I.R.L. Scholarship winners announced

3 July 2015 |Grace Kim and Cherylynn Lima are latest winners of student contest

Reactions to Nintendo’s E3 "not that unfavorable" - Iwata

3 July 2015 |Iwata says visitors to Nintendo's booth were smiling and playing, "unlike the other booths in general"

Boss Fight opens new Austin office

3 July 2015 |"Building the next great Austin game development studio"

Marmalade adds Ben Drury to board

3 July 2015 |"We're expanding our developer tool significantly"

People care about the game, not the publisher - WBIE head

3 July 2015 |David Haddad explains why there wasn't a WBIE media briefing at E3, why Batman and Lord of the Rings games were rated M

Twitch analysis shows E3 schedule not maximizing viewership - EEDAR

3 July 2015 |Patrick Walker, EEDAR's VP of Insights and Analytics, examines the spikes in concurrent viewers

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Happy Fourth of July Weekend!

4 July 2015 | To all of our American readers - and on behalf of the ECA, GamePolitics, and my good friends Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight -  I wish you a happy and safe ...

Happy Fourth of July Weekend!

4 July 2015 | To all of our American readers - and on behalf of the ECA, GamePolitics, and my good friends Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight -  I wish you a happy and safe ...

Happy Fourth of July Weekend!

4 July 2015 | To all of our American readers - and on behalf of the ECA, GamePolitics, and my good friends Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight -  I wish you a happy and safe ...

Evolutionary biologist: we play violent games, because sex

4 July 2015 | Evolutionary biologist Michael Kasumovic thinks that the reason many of us play violent video games has a lot do with sex - or at least the competition associated with it. ...

Evolutionary biologist: we play violent games, because sex

4 July 2015 | Evolutionary biologist Michael Kasumovic thinks that the reason many of us play violent video games has a lot do with sex - or at least the competition associated with it. ...

Evolutionary biologist: we play violent games, because sex

4 July 2015 | Evolutionary biologist Michael Kasumovic thinks that the reason many of us play violent video games has a lot do with sex - or at least the competition associated with it. ...

Blizzard launches Bonus XP weekend for ‘Heroes of the Storm’

4 July 2015 | Yesterday Blizzard launched a 100% XP Bonus event for its popular MOBA game Heroes of the Storm. The 100% XP extended weekend will run until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6 ...

Blizzard launches Bonus XP weekend for ‘Heroes of the Storm’

4 July 2015 | Yesterday Blizzard launched a 100% XP Bonus event for its popular MOBA game Heroes of the Storm. The 100% XP extended weekend will run until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6 ...

Blizzard launches Bonus XP weekend for ‘Heroes of the Storm’

4 July 2015 | Yesterday Blizzard launched a 100% XP Bonus event for its popular MOBA game Heroes of the Storm. The 100% XP extended weekend will run until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6 ...

Mad Catz downplays financial problems

4 July 2015 | Game peripheral company Mad Catz is downplaying a recent admission to investors and in financial documents that the future of the company is in question. At the end of last ...

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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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Someone Will Die Playing a Game In Virtual Reality

4 July 2015 |SlappingOysters writes: Grab It has detailed a hands-on session with horror VR title Kitchen — from Resident Evil creator Capcom — and argues how the physical reaction to the experience could lead to death. The site ...

Clang Plays Tetris—Tetris As a C++ Template Metaprogram

4 July 2015 |New submitter mjvzb writes: Ever wish compiling was more fun? Well, I recently implemented Tetris as a C++ template metaprogram (code at Github). The game is played by recompiling its source, taking player input by compiler flag. ...

Clang Plays Tetris—Tetris As a C++ Template Metaprogram

4 July 2015 |New submitter mjvzb writes: Ever wish compiling was more fun? Well, I recently implemented Tetris as a C++ template metaprogram (code at Github). The game is played by recompiling its source, taking player input by compiler flag. ...

Clang Plays Tetris—Tetris As a C++ Template Metaprogram

4 July 2015 |New submitter mjvzb writes: Ever wish compiling was more fun? Well, I recently implemented Tetris as a C++ template metaprogram (code at Github). The game is played by recompiling its source, taking player input by compiler flag. ...

Square Enix Pulls, Apologizes For Mac Version of Final Fantasy XIV

4 July 2015 |_xeno_ writes: Just over a week after Warner Bros. pulled the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight due to bugs, Square Enix is now being forced to do the same thing with the Mac OS X version of Final Fantasy XIV (which was released ...

Square Enix Pulls, Apologizes For Mac Version of Final Fantasy XIV

4 July 2015 |_xeno_ writes: Just over a week after Warner Bros. pulled the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight due to bugs, Square Enix is now being forced to do the same thing with the Mac OS X version of Final Fantasy XIV (which was released ...

Square Enix Pulls, Apologizes For Mac Version of Final Fantasy XIV

4 July 2015 |_xeno_ writes: Just over a week after Warner Bros. pulled the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight due to bugs, Square Enix is now being forced to do the same thing with the Mac OS X version of Final Fantasy XIV (which was released ...

A Look At the Rare Hybrid Console Built By Sony and Nintendo

4 July 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: Long before Sony and Nintendo were rivals, the two companies were partners for a brief time. In 1988 the duo started work on SNES-CD, a video game media format that was supposed to augment the ...

The Plan To Bring Analytics To eSports

3 July 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: We're used to seeing instant replays, halftime analysis and in depth analytics in traditional sports, but now they're coming to eSports too. A new start-up, Dojo Madness, is hoping to bring the same ...

Google’s Niantic Labs Sorry Over Death Camps In Smartphone Game

3 July 2015 |New submitter LunaticTippy writes: For those unfamiliar with Ingress, the game has GPS coordinate portals that correspond to real world locations, players then use smartphones to battle for control of these portals. Many public ...

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