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5 Developments from The Flash: Season 2, Episode 20 [SPOILERS]

4 May 2016 |Barry Allen no longer has his powers. He tackles the world at a regular pace like everyone else. However, Zoom is still on the loose and so are metahumans. The Flash needs to have a presence in Central City. A new super-powered ...

5 Developments From Agents of SHIELD: Season 3, Episode 19 [SPOILERS]

4 May 2016 |Grant Ward/Hive's plans continue to blossom. Now that he is no longer working with Gideon Malick, his focus has shifted to changing the world. With more Inhumans added to his army and Dr. Radcliffe doing his bidding, it's time ...

Check Out These Awesome Nintendo Sneakers Featuring Mario, Link, and More

4 May 2016 |Vans is known for its pop culture designs, and now the shoe company has created a number of sneakers based on Nintendo games like Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, and Duck Hunt.German shoe store 43Einhalb has listings for ...

Next PS2-on-PS4 Game Arrives

4 May 2016 |The next PlayStation 2 game playable on PlayStation 4 is now available. As announced on the PlayStation Blog, this game is King of Fighters 2000, a 1-2 player fighting game from SNK. According to its PlayStation Store product page, ...

PlayStation Plus Free Games of May 2016 for PS4, PS3, PS Vita Available Now

4 May 2016 |The PlayStation Store updated today for the first time this month, bringing with it a new suite of deals, as well as May 2016's PlayStation Plus games. As announced previously, six games are available for subscribers across ...

Star Wars Dominates This Week’s PS4, PS3, and Vita Deals

4 May 2016 |With Star Wars Day on May 4, this week's PlayStation deals include a lot of games from a galaxy far, far away. However, if you're not into Star Wars, there are some other games on sale, too. As long as you own a PS4, PS3, Vita, or ...

8 Comics You Should Read This Week

4 May 2016 |Every Wednesday, hundreds of new comic books are released, and figuring out what books are worth reading can be a daunting task. Luckily, we're here to help you figure out which books are worth your time and money. Here are seven ...

Star Wars Steam Sale Discounts More Than 20 Games

4 May 2016 |Star Wars Day doesn't start until tomorrow, but Steam is kicking off the celebration early with a sale on all of its Star Wars games. You can check out all of the deals for yourself right here.Some of the games discounted include ...

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Not Connected to Ghosts, Dev Talks New Tech and More

4 May 2016 |During a PlayStation livestream event today, Infinity Ward developers shared some new information about Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. First, narrative director Taylor Kurosaki confirmed that Infinite Warfare is not at all ...

Dishonored 2’s Cast Includes Game of Thrones and Daredevil Actors

4 May 2016 |Dishonored had a star-studded cast with performers like Susan Sarandon (Thelma & Louise), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs), in addition to John Slattery (Mad Men), Chloe Grace Moretz (Kick ...

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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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Want to know how mobile games stack up? Nielsen has launched a new service

4 May 2016 |The mobile market is incredibly competitive -- and getting a leg up on the competition isn't easy. This might help. ...

A quick video history of the Dark Souls franchise and Hidetaka Miyazaki’s work

4 May 2016 |One of the most influential and beloved console franchises of the past decade has reached its final installment; this video breaks down the work of creator Hidetaka Miyazaki, who shepherded it. ...

Get a job: Be a Programmer at Cryptic Studios

4 May 2016 |Neverwinter developer Cryptic Studios is looking for programmers of all types and levels to join the team at its Los Gatos, CA studio and work on developing massively multiplayer online games. ...

The origins of Fire Emblem, shared in a classic interview with its creator

4 May 2016 |"I call it 'roleplaying simulation.' It's a new genre," Fire Emblem's Shouzou Kaga said in a recently-translated 1990 chat. "I wanted to create a game where the player could get more emotionally invested." ...

Riot’s path to building a collegiate eSports program

4 May 2016 |We spoke to Riot Games about what developers can learn from their efforts building a collegiate League of Legends tournament. ...

Devs, this is the year you can register your own .games domain

4 May 2016 |Heads up, devs: Domain name service provider Rightside aims to start selling .games domains later this year alongside its extant portfolio of top-level domains like .social and .news. ...

Don’t Miss: Harvey Smith and Raphael Colantonio on creating Dishonored

4 May 2016 |With work on the sequel continuing apace, take a minute to look back at this classic interview with the creative team behind Dishonored and learn about where (and why) the game's design took shape. ...

Skydance buys studio The Workshop, rebrands it Skydance Interactive

4 May 2016 |Entertainment production company Skydance Media has shelled out an undisclosed sum to acquire The Workshop Entertainment and incorporate it into the newly-formed Skydance Interactive. ...

PICO-8 ‘fantasy console’ to become an actual handheld console—sort of

4 May 2016 |Lexaloffle Games' PICO-8 "fantasy console" is going to get a physical, handheld version when it ships pre-installed (with a library of built-in games) on Next Thing's $49 PocketCHIP handheld computer. ...

No, you can’t just take someone else’s work off the internet to use in your game!

4 May 2016 |"The internet has made all kinds of content-news articles, music, photographs, and video-easily available for anyone in the world to access. However, that doesn't mean that it is free to take and use for your own purposes." ...

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Keywords expanding Montreal studio

3 May 2016 |Testing and localization firm will add 100 new jobs in Quebec development hub

"We don’t call ourselves a publisher. We’re looking for friends"

3 May 2016 |Grip Digital on why there's still a role for people making connections

Chinese mobile games market is now the most valuable in the world

3 May 2016 |Newzoo and TalkingData report pegs annual revenue for 2015 at $7.1 billion, rising to $10 billion this year

Nvidia and Samsung settle all existing patent litigation

3 May 2016 |Legal back-and-forth started with an Nvidia lawsuit in 2014, settlement arrived hours before final hearing

Deceased Oculus co-founder to be honoured at University of Maryland

3 May 2016 |Part of Brendan Iribe's $31 million complex will be named after co-founder Andrew Reisse, who died in 2013

Copenhagen professor gets €2m games research grant

3 May 2016 |"We need models for analyzing games"

GameStop co-founder Fontaine retires

3 May 2016 |Will depart at end of current term in June 2016

Oculus Rift arriving at retail

3 May 2016 |VR curious can schedule demos, and purchase headsets, at Best Buy

Square Enix Montreal hires Bédard and Dief

3 May 2016 |Indies join Hitman GO, Hitman: Sniper and Lara Croft GO studio

New head of PR for InnoGames

3 May 2016 |Peter Meyenburg joins studio

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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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Steam Computer Gaming Network Now Accepting Bitcoin

29 April 2016 |An anonymous reader shares an article on Fortune Magazine: The popular Steam computer game network has started accepting bitcoin in a move aimed at making it easier for players in countries like Brazil and China to make payments. ...

Atari Co-Founder: Mobile Games Make Me Want To Throw My Phone

29 April 2016 |Will Freeman, reporting for The Guardian (condensed): One industry veteran sees arcades and mobile gaming as almost indistinct. He is Nolan Bushnell, co-founder of Atari. Often referred to as the godfather of video games (a phrase ...

Nintendo’s Mysterious ‘NX’ Gaming Platform To Be Launched In March 2017

28 April 2016 |Nintendo has announced that its next gaming platform -- codenamed NX -- will launch worldwide in March 2017. "For our dedicated video game platform, Nintendo is currently developing a gaming platform codenamed 'NX' with a brand-new ...

HTC Announces $100 Million Fund For Virtual Reality Startups

27 April 2016 |An anonymous reader writes: HTC today announced the Vive X accelerator program through which the company will invest from it's newly created $100 million VR fund. The fund aims to kickstart the VR ecosystem in support of the ...

Over 7 Million Accounts for Minecraft Community Hacked

27 April 2016 |Joseph Cox, reporting for Motherboard: Over seven million user accounts belonging to members of Minecraft community "Lifeboat" have been hacked, according to security researcher Troy Hunt. Hunt said he will upload the data to his ...

Valve Inks Deal With Lionsgate Adding Over 100 Movie Titles To Steam Platform

26 April 2016 |MojoKid quotes a report from HotHardware: Valve took a major step in growing its Steam digital distribution platform today by adding movie rentals to the mix. The addition of movies to Steam's catalog is a first, and it was made ...

AIs vs Humans - Next Battle: Starcraft

25 April 2016 |braindrainbahrain writes: Having conquered checkers, chess, and more recently Go, artificial intelligence research now looks at the next frontier: the popular real-time strategy game of StarCraft. Blizzard Entertainment's ...

Oculus Rift Users Angered By Pre-Order Snafu

25 April 2016 |fluor2 writes: In April, Oculus announced that many of the Oculus Rift CV1 pre-orders were getting bumped from March to early May or even June...but they're still finding CV1's for supplying Rift+PC bundles. The solution for some ...

Amazon Won’t Sell Non-Prime Members Certain Popular Movies and Video Games

23 April 2016 |An anonymous reader writes: If you're not an Amazon Prime subscriber, you will no longer be able to purchase certain popular game titles and movies, according to a report on game blog Videogamer. One of the benefits of Amazon's ...

Slashdot Asks: Is the Golden Era of Video-Game Console Sales Over?

22 April 2016 |Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it has stopped producing Xbox 360, a gaming console it launched in 2005. According to estimations, the company sold more than 85 million Xbox 360 units worldwide. Quartz has an insightful story ...

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