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PS4’s P.T., a Teaser for the Next Silent Hill, Being Removed Soon

26 April 2015 | P.T., the "playable teaser" for the next Silent Hill game, will be removed from the PlayStation Store this coming Wednesday, April 29. Publisher Konami announced the news in a brief update on the game's site."The distribution ...

How the Side Quests in the Witcher 3 Can Change the Whole Story

26 April 2015 |Here's our full interview conducted by GameSpot editor Danny O'Dwyer with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt lead quest designer Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz.You can also check out the complete video series from our trip to Poland to check out the ...

The Witcher 3 is an Open World With No Loading Times According to Developer

26 April 2015 |Here's our full interview conducted by GameSpot editor Danny O'Dwyer with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt senior environment artist Jonas Mattsson.You can also check out the complete video series from our trip to Poland to check out the ...

Witcher 3 Dev Explains How to Turn a Nation of Pirates into Purchasers

26 April 2015 |Here's our full interview conducted by GameSpot editor Danny O'Dwyer with Marcin Iwinski, the co-founder of the company behind The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.You can also check out the complete video series from our trip to Poland to ...

How the Witcher 3 Made Characters Look Unique Without Using Motion Capture

26 April 2015 |Here's our full interview conducted by GameSpot editor Danny O'Dwyer with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt lead character artist Pawel Mielniczuk.You can also check out the complete video series from our trip to Poland to check out the ...

Gabe Newell Says Valve Will Dump Paid Mods If They’re Bad for Gamers

26 April 2015 |Valve CEO Gabe Newell said that if the new Steam program that allows users to sell mods instead of just giving them away for free turns out to be bad for gamers, the company will ditch the idea."Our goal is to make modding better ...

Facebook Hints That Oculus Rift Isn’t Shipping This Year

26 April 2015 |The clues are piling up that the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will not launch in retail by the end of the year.Speaking on Facebook's most recent quarterly earning call, the company's chief financial officer David Wehner ...

PS4 Launches Beta for Sequel to One of PS3’s Best Multiplayer Games

26 April 2015 |You can now sign up to beta test Rocket League, the PS4 follow-up to one of the most entertaining multiplayer games on PS3, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars.The beta is now underway, and you can register for access ...

Console Players Deserve PC-Style Graphics Settings, Project Cars Dev Says

26 April 2015 |The ability to tweak graphics settings largely remains the domain of PC gamers. Project Cars is proving to be an exception to that, as it will offer players on Xbox One and PS4 some control over various visual effects.As first ...

Killing Floor 2 Will Ban Racist, Sexist, and Other Abusive Players

26 April 2015 |We're all used to skipping right through end-user license agreements (EULA) when we install new games, but you should take a moment to read Killing Floor 2's EULA, especially if you're planning on being a jerk in the game.In part ...

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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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Beyond the Pentakill: The future of competitive game design

25 April 2015 |"I argue that people being jerks to each other is not a property intrinsic to competition, but rather due to the way we are framing the competition." ...

You can get U.S. government grant money for your educational game

25 April 2015 |"Eight years ago, our program's portfolio didn't include a single educational-themed game or project. Today, about half of those projects are educational games." ...

Video: VR game design for indies

25 April 2015 |As part of the GDC 2015 Independent Games Summit, a panel of indie developers with VR development experience try and shed some light on the idiosyncracies of making VR games. ...

In defense of Valve’s new Steam Workshop storefronts

25 April 2015 |"I'm currently working on a mod right now. I plan to release my mod for free once it's done. But as a creator, it's also nice to know that there may be an option to make some income off of future projects." ...

Obituary: Artist Francis Tsai

25 April 2015 |Artist who worked on games such as Myst III and the Tomb Raider franchise succumbs to ALS after a five-year struggle. ...

Tears in rain: Remembering the Blade Runner game

25 April 2015 |"There wasn't anything quite like Blade Runner back when it launched in 1997. Worse yet, there still isn't. The game deserves to be influential but remains virtually unknown." ...

Lasting connections: Enduring games, enduring relationships

25 April 2015 |"The game wants you to connect with the players around the table. That's why we gather for board games, right? These connections don't define us, but they are the finite moments of life." ...

No, MS-DOS games weren’t widescreen: Tips on correcting aspect ratio

24 April 2015 |"Let us all agree that next time we present a screenshot of game from the '80s and early '90s, we should at least keep 4:3 images as 4:3 images!" ...

We’re not even sure how we got through Steam Greenlight

24 April 2015 |"So: we were most likely not anywhere close to the top 100 during a periodic batch. How, then, did we get Greenlit? We have a few possible theories." ...

Peter Molyneux: Talking to the press too early can be your undoing

24 April 2015 |Peter Molyneux, discussing his techniques for iterative development at Reboot Develop, says that talking to the press about your current idea of what your game will be can be a mistake. ...

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Warcraft movie delayed again

25 April 2015 |Legendary confirms new summer 2016 release date

New board member for European Gaming League

25 April 2015 |Andy Payne joins eSports board

Skyrim paid mod pulled from Steam

25 April 2015 |One of Valve's featured user-made mods removed for using animations from another mod without permission

"At that time I started making this terrible mistake"

24 April 2015 |Molyneux keynote at Reboot entertains, but avoids the elephant in the room

Watch with Apple: Developer perspectives

24 April 2015 |TheCodingMonkeys, Eyes Wide Games and more on developing for Apple's latest tech

Zynga appoints ex-Genentech CFO to the board

24 April 2015 |Louis J. Lavigne has "deep experience in business transformation" says the business in pressing need of transformation

Resident Evil HD has sold 1 million units

24 April 2015 |Remastered version broke the day one sales record on PlayStation Network in Europe and North America

Indies must learn to love marketing

24 April 2015 |Praying for discoverability to magically get better is no excuse for sending your games out to die today; marketing is a key development skill too

Telltale signs on to develop games with Marvel

24 April 2015 |The first games will appear in 2017, a year when Marvel plans to release as many as eight movies

Clive Downie leaves Zynga for Unity

24 April 2015 |COO jumps ship as John Riccitiello adds another ex-EA colleague to engine maker's executive ranks

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Atlus making ‘minor edits’ to U.S. release of ‘Dungeon Travelers 2’

25 April 2015 |Siliconera reports that Atlus will make four specific edits to the U.S. version of its upcoming first-person, turn-based RPG, Dungeon Travelers 2. Atlus issued a press release explaining the "minor edits" to the game - a ...

Atlus making ‘minor edits’ to U.S. release of ‘Dungeon Travelers 2’

25 April 2015 |Siliconera reports that Atlus will make four specific edits to the U.S. version of its upcoming first-person, turn-based RPG, Dungeon Travelers 2. Atlus issued a press release explaining the "minor edits" to the game - a ...

Atlus making ‘minor edits’ to U.S. release of ‘Dungeon Travelers 2’

25 April 2015 |Siliconera reports that Atlus will make four specific edits to the U.S. version of its upcoming first-person, turn-based RPG, Dungeon Travelers 2. Atlus issued a press release explaining the "minor edits" to the game - a ...

Tripwire takes heat for ‘Killing Floor 2’ EULA

25 April 2015 | Killing Floor 2 developer Tripwire has upset some fans over a clause in the End User License Agreement (EULA) that gives them the power to ban abusive players and take away ...

Tripwire takes heat for ‘Killing Floor 2’ EULA

25 April 2015 | Killing Floor 2 developer Tripwire has upset some fans over a clause in the End User License Agreement (EULA) that gives them the power to ban abusive players and take away ...

Tripwire takes heat for ‘Killing Floor 2’ EULA

25 April 2015 | Killing Floor 2 developer Tripwire has upset some fans over a clause in the End User License Agreement (EULA) that gives them the power to ban abusive players and take away ...

GOG.com’s massive weekend sale offers up to 75 percent off big titles

25 April 2015 | GOG.com is offering a weekend sale that discounts over 25 games by up to 75 percent. That list of games includes Wizardry 6 & 7, Wizardry 8. Desktop Dungeons, Divinity: ...

GOG.com’s massive weekend sale offers up to 75 percent off big titles

25 April 2015 | GOG.com is offering a weekend sale that discounts over 25 games by up to 75 percent. That list of games includes Wizardry 6 & 7, Wizardry 8. Desktop Dungeons, Divinity: ...

GOG.com’s massive weekend sale offers up to 75 percent off big titles

25 April 2015 | GOG.com is offering a weekend sale that discounts over 25 games by up to 75 percent. That list of games includes Wizardry 6 & 7, Wizardry 8. Desktop Dungeons, Divinity: ...

Humble Underground Book Bundle offers 18 books for cheap

25 April 2015 | This week's bundle of books from Humble Bundle offers 18 books for as little as $15. The Humble Underground Book Bundle (Presented by Last Gasp) offers $164 worth of ...

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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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In New AI Benchmark, Computer Takes On Four Top Professional Poker Players

26 April 2015 |HughPickens.com writes: Stephen Jordan reports at the National Monitor that four of the world's greatest poker players are going into battle against a computer program that researchers are calling Claudico in the "Brains Vs. ...

How and Why the U-Pick Game Marathon Raises Money With Non-Stop Gaming (Video)

25 April 2015 |On June 12 through 14th of this year, the fourth (not "fourth annual," but close) iteration of the U-Pick Video Game Marathon for Charity --“UPickVG IV” for short --will be streaming on an Internet connection near you. ...

How and Why the U-Pick Game Marathon Raises Money With Non-Stop Gaming (Video)

25 April 2015 |On June 12 through 14th of this year, the fourth (not "fourth annual," but close) iteration of the U-Pick Video Game Marathon for Charity --“UPickVG IV” for short --will be streaming on an Internet connection near you. ...

Surgeon Swears Human Head Transplant Isn’t a ‘Metal Gear Solid’ Publicity Stunt

25 April 2015 |Jason Koebler writes: Dr. Sergio Canavero wants to become the first surgeon to perform a human head transplant. But some discerning gamers noticed that a doctor shown in the trailer for Metal Gear Solid V looks almost exactly like ...

The Logistics of an eSports Tournament

22 April 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: Wargaming's hugely popular World of Tanks game sees its biggest tournament of the year, The Grand Finals, taking place this weekend. In an interview published today, the developer's eSports director, ...

New PCIe SSDs Load Games, Apps As Fast As Old SATA Drives

21 April 2015 |crookedvulture writes Slashdot has covered a bunch of new PCI Express SSDs over the past month, and for good reason. The latest crop offers much higher sequential and random I/O rates than predecessors based on old-school ...

New PCIe SSDs Load Games, Apps As Fast As Old SATA Drives

21 April 2015 |crookedvulture writes Slashdot has covered a bunch of new PCI Express SSDs over the past month, and for good reason. The latest crop offers much higher sequential and random I/O rates than predecessors based on old-school ...

New PCIe SSDs Load Games, Apps As Fast As Old SATA Drives

21 April 2015 |crookedvulture writes Slashdot has covered a bunch of new PCI Express SSDs over the past month, and for good reason. The latest crop offers much higher sequential and random I/O rates than predecessors based on old-school ...

Computer Beats Humans At Arimaa

20 April 2015 |An anonymous reader writes A computer engine has beaten humans at Arimaa, an abstract strategy game, in the official human–computer challenge of the year. Sharp, as the bot is called, had to beat each of three strong human ...

Computer Beats Humans At Arimaa

20 April 2015 |An anonymous reader writes A computer engine has beaten humans at Arimaa, an abstract strategy game, in the official human–computer challenge of the year. Sharp, as the bot is called, had to beat each of three strong human ...

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