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Watch Star Wars: Uprising’s First Diablo-Esque Gameplay

8 July 2015 |Star Wars: Uprising, the upcoming mobile game that will bridge that gap between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, has gotten its first gameplay trailer.The new RPG was announced early last month, but was accompanied only by ...

PS4 Dealing With PSN Issues Again Today

8 July 2015 |The string of recent PlayStation Network issues continues again today, as the service is again experiencing problems, at least for PlayStation 4 users.Following reports of issues with specific games, Sony's official PSN status page ...

Wearable Mega Man Helmet, Comfy-Looking Monster Hunter Onesie Revealed

8 July 2015 |Responding to "immense popular demand," Capcom has created a wearable Mega Man helmet that will let you become the Blue Bomber himself. Companies other than Capcom have made replica Mega Man helmets before, but this is the first ...

PS4 Gets Improved Version of PC’s Gauntlet in August

8 July 2015 |An enhanced version of the reimagined Gauntlet released for PCs last year is coming to the PlayStation 4 this summer, developer Arrowhead Game Studios announced today.Known as Gauntlet: Slayer Edition, this sounds as if it's still ...

Rare Destiny Emblem Announced; Here’s How to Get It

8 July 2015 |Bungie has announced a new Destiny emblem that will be given only to the most dedicated players.Players who achieve all of Destiny's "Moments of Triumph" before September 9, 2015 (the game's first birthday) will receive the emblem ...

Special Destiny PS4 System Bundle Coming in September for The Taken King

8 July 2015 |Coinciding with the release of Destiny's third expansion, The Taken King, Sony will release a special Destiny-branded PS4 system bundle in September.The bundle includes a white system adorned with a galaxy map, a Guardian's crest, ...

The Fallout 4 Story Hints Hidden In Previous Fallout Games

8 July 2015 |With Fallout 4 moving its setting to a post-apocalyptic Boston, Massachusetts, it's expected that the game's plot will incorporate some of the city's most famous landmarks. In the trailers, we've seen footage of the USS ...

Live-Action Mighty No. 9 Movie in the Works at Dead Rising Film Studio

8 July 2015 |Mighty No. 9, the Mega Man-style platformer from Keiji Inafune, is expanding into new territory. Legendary Digital Media, the offshoot of Godzilla and Warcraft film company Legendary Pictures, will develop a Mighty No. 9 ...

New Rayman Announced, Probably Not What You’re Hoping For

8 July 2015 |Ubisoft has announced Rayman Adventures, an all-new platformer coming soon to smartphones and tablets, not console.Adventures sees players venturing into an enchanted forest to reclaim ancient eggs that sustain the life of a ...

Street Fighter 5 PS4 Beta Details Discuss Characters And Stages

8 July 2015 |Capcom has detailed the upcoming Street Fighter V beta, which is set to begin on July 23 at 6 PM PT on PlayStation 4.According to Capcom community manager Peter Rosas, the game will have a total of six characters to play, but will ...

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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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Oculus VR is funding about two dozen Rift-exclusive games

8 July 2015 |Oculus VR chief Brendan Iribe has told Gamasutra that Oculus is now fully funding development of roughly two dozen Rift-exclusive games, including Insomniac's action-adventure game Edge of Nowhere. ...

‘Our love for videogames’: Tale of Tales’ approach to the medium

8 July 2015 |"We are sad that we haven't been able to make anything we can consider a masterpiece. We can only hope that our modest contribution can inspire future, more capable generations." ...

Here’s the lineup for GDC Europe’s Innovative Games Showcase

8 July 2015 |GDC Europe organizers reveal the games that will be featured in the big European Innovative Games Showcase during the Indie Games Summit at GDC Europe next month. ...

ARK hits 1 million sold, reveals UE4 modding toolset

8 July 2015 |Studio Wildcard has announced new modding support for hit Steam early access game Ark: Survival Evolved, which has now sold an impressive 1 million copies. ...

A close look at the modern asset pipeline

7 July 2015 |"A modern asset pipeline can help teams that are striving for greatness in visuals, without having to drown in the amount of work required to make the game run properly." ...

Programming ‘promises’ for game development

7 July 2015 |"Promises are a design pattern to structure asynchronous code and smooth over the complexities of running sequences of (dependent) asynchronous operations." ...

Shadow play: On Feist coming back from the dead

7 July 2015 |We talk to Bits and Beasts about their soon-to-be-released Feist, and the challenges of spending six years developing the same game. ...

TeacherGaming mods Minecraft to teach basic coding skills

7 July 2015 |After testing it out in classrooms, modder Daniel Ratcliffe and the educators at TeacherGaming have released a mod for Minecraft that adds programmable turtle robots to teach kids to code. ...

Get a job: Red 5 Studios seeks a UX/UI Designer

7 July 2015 |Firefall developer Red 5 Studios is looking for an experienced UX/UI designer join the team at the studios' Irvine, CA offices and work on functional/visual design of in-game assets. ...

Video: Making games about rich experiences, not addiction

7 July 2015 |At the GDC 2014 'Rant Apocalypse" session, academic and author Heather Chaplin delivers an argument against game developers modelling the games they make to take advantage of addictive behavior. ...

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eSports marketeers NCompass announce new hires

8 July 2015 |Brent Koning and Aaron Miller join, company opens Seattle office

We’ve lost the trust of older fans - Sega CEO

8 July 2015 |Hajime Satomi wants to win customers back, establish the company's brand once more

Project M: The Mobile Gold Rush Gets Real

8 July 2015 |Real gold and a 438% ROI - is Dig That Gold too good to be true?

BBC’s free Micro-Bit computer gets final specs

7 July 2015 |Adds buttons and a motion sensor, will sell the hardware once 1 million unit giveaway is completed

Microsoft offers $100k grants for HoloLens research

7 July 2015 |What are the non-gaming applications for AR? Microsoft is keen to find out

Gree funds SE Asian mobile dev Touchten

7 July 2015 |Indonesian company is Gree's first investment in the fast-growing region

NME goes free, adds game coverage

7 July 2015 |UK music magazine will be distributed at universities, shops and stations

Star Citizen executive producer leaves

7 July 2015 |Cloud Imperium Games is handing over production duties to Erin Roberts

Minecon breaks records with 10,000 attendees

7 July 2015 |"Largest convention for a single videogame," says Guinness World Records

Mad Catz expresses "substantial doubt" about future

7 July 2015 |CFO downplays situation as company filings say it's relying on Rock Band 4 to help it continue as a going concern

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NYT article warns ‘Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children’

8 July 2015 | A New York Times article highlighting the upcoming broadcast debut of a documentary about China's "internet addiction problems" and the misguided attempts by ...

Sega CEO: we ‘betrayed fans’ over the last ten years

8 July 2015 | According to a recent report in Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu, Sega CEO Hajime Satomi offered some hard truths about how his company has treated fans over the years ...

Free Press advertises in favor on Net Neutrality in Times Square

8 July 2015 | Internet advocacy group Free Press now has a billboard in New York’s Times Square highlighting the virtues of things like net neutrality and the evils of mega media ...

Cloud Imperium Games’ executive producer Alex Mayberry quietly leaves company

8 July 2015 | Both Game Informer and GamesBeat have confirmed that the executive producer of Cloud Imperium's flagship space simulation game Star Citizen left the company last ...

BBC giving away one million micro-computers to children in the UK

8 July 2015 | The BBC is giving away a million free computers to every grade seven child, according to this report in Eurogamer. The computer, billed as the "BBC micro:bit," is ...

Future ‘Bloodborne’ update will adjust player levels during co-op matches

7 July 2015 | From Software deserves some recognition for listening to fans of its games and responding with actual features. A good example of this is highlighted in an upcoming update ...

Future ‘Bloodborne’ update will adjust player levels during co-op matches

7 July 2015 | From Software deserves some recognition for listening to fans of its games and responding with actual features. A good example of this is highlighted in an upcoming update ...

Future ‘Bloodborne’ update will adjust player levels during co-op matches

7 July 2015 | From Software deserves some recognition for listening to fans of its games and responding with actual features. A good example of this is highlighted in an upcoming update ...

‘Mighty No.9’ makers announce new game project

7 July 2015 |Mighty No. 9 developer Comcept has launched another crowd funding campaign (two actually, but one isn't game related) for the first chapter in a new game franchise called Red Ash: The Indeligible Legend. The first chapter, ...

‘Mighty No.9’ makers announce new game project

7 July 2015 |Mighty No. 9 developer Comcept has launched another crowd funding campaign (two actually, but one isn't game related) for the first chapter in a new game franchise called Red Ash: The Indeligible Legend. The first chapter, ...

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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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