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Fallout 4 Fan Remakes “Jason Bourne” Trailer in the Wasteland

10 February 2016 |It's not just Grand Theft Auto V that people enjoy creating "remake" trailers for. A new video from YouTube's UpIsNotJump remakes the new Jason Bourne trailer inside of Fallout 4. Of course, it's not perfect, but it keeps with the ...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Helps Disney Make More Money Than Ever

10 February 2016 |Star Wars: The Force Awakens broke all kinds of records following its release in December 2015, so it won't come as a surprise to learn that the sci-fi blockbuster helped boost Disney's bottom line. The media giant has now reported ...

New Star Trek Series to be Overseen by Hannibal Showrunner

10 February 2016 |While Star Trek remains hugely popular on the big screen, it has been over a decade since the long-running sci-fi series appeared on TV. This will change in early 2017 when a new Star Trek TV show premieres, and it has now been ...

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Coming in 2018, Mixes Live-Action and Animation

10 February 2016 |Sonic the Hedgehog is set to star in his first feature film, which will be produced by Sony Pictures and combine live-action with animation. In a statement, Sega chief executive, Hajime Saito, confirmed the movie is set for release ...

First Footage of Valkyria: Azure Revolution Airs Online

10 February 2016 |A gameplay video providing a first look of Sega's Valkyria: Azure Revolution has made its way online. The demo, which is included with the Japanese release of Valkyria Chronicles Remastered, was streamed by Twitch user Hamachin and ...

Hitman Beta PC System Requirements Revealed

10 February 2016 |PC owners eager to get hands-on with IO Interactive's Hitman reboot will no doubt be checking out the upcoming beta. But before you suit up and start polishing your Silverballers, take a look at the game's system requirements and ...

Homefront: The Revolution Xbox One Closed Beta Code ANZ Giveaway

10 February 2016 |Upcoming dystopian first-person shooter Homefront: The Revolution will be getting an Xbox One-exclusive closed beta period which runs from February 11-14. Interested in taking part in the closed beta? GameSpot is giving away keys ...

Deadpool Movie Sequel in the Works

10 February 2016 |You may have heard a little about an upcoming movie called Deadpool. The movie opens Friday, and you can read our review. If you're not too familiar with the character, we even fill you in on 13 things you should know about him. ...

UFC Champion Wants to Stream Games Full Time

10 February 2016 |The UFC flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, recently made headlines when drug testers showed up at his house and interrupted one of his Twitch streams. Now, it's been revealed that Johnson wants to become a full-time video game ...

Hearthstone Hacks May Compromise Your PC, According to Report

10 February 2016 |Technology company Symantec has released new research overnight to warn Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft players against using third-party tools with the game. These tools range from outright cheating applications to bots and ...

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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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What happens when your game is an unexpected success on the App Store

10 February 2016 |"Once the game went live on the App Store I noticed that I had about 100 downloads a day. This seemed very strange to me. A few days later I noticed that in between 15 minutes I had about 1000 new users." ...

14 predictions for China’s game industry in 2016

10 February 2016 |"2016 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the games market in China, with revenue from PC online, mobile and console games rising to more than $26 billion." ...

Tim Schafer on the future of crowdfunding and publishing, post-Psychonauts 2

10 February 2016 |Psychonauts 2 has been successfully crowdfunded, to the tune of nearly four million dollars. 49 percent of that came from investment. Here, Double Fine's Tim Schafer talks about the future of crowdfunded games. ...

Nintendo’s new president Kimishima takes the reins in a new Q& A

10 February 2016 |In its latest investor Q& A, the newest president of the storied Kyoto game company pointed toward a future of smartphone games and the NX platform to bring Nintendo forward. ...

Layoffs at Gigantic developer Motiga

10 February 2016 |The development of the upcoming MOBA, currently in beta, appears to be in danger -- as the developer lays off staff and seeks funding to complete the game. ...

Big layoffs at Gigantic developer Motiga

10 February 2016 |The development of the upcoming MOBA, currently in beta, appears to be in danger -- as the developer lays off staff and seeks funding to complete the game. ...

Mad Catz lays off 37% of staff in restructuring plan

10 February 2016 |The embattled peripheral maker, which shed a large number of executives yesterday, is making deep cuts across the board. ...

Mad Catz lays off 63% of staff in restructuring plan

10 February 2016 |The embattled peripheral maker, which shed a large number of executives yesterday, is making deep cuts across the board. ...

Post-hack, Vtech is back, and shifting resonsibility for data security to its users

10 February 2016 |"YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY INFORMATION YOU SEND OR RECEIVE DURING YOUR USE OF THE SITE MAY NOT BE SECURE AND MAY BE INTERCEPTED OR LATER ACQUIRED BY UNAUTHORIZED PARTIES," the new TOS reads. ...

‘Oculus Ready’ PCs debut, from $949 to $2,549

10 February 2016 |The cheapest bundle, including headset, will set buyers back $1499, as the launch of the much-anticipated headset draws near. ...

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Screen Yorkshire awarded lottery funding by BFI

10 February 2016 |£127,000 to boost growth of local TV, film and games

Solid year for Nexon sees net income up by 88%

10 February 2016 |North American growth pushes publisher forward

Sweden’s Stugan accelerator publishes first mobile title

10 February 2016 |Prism hits iOS as applications open for 2016 camp

Sony’s Dr Dave Ranyard leaving to independently pursue VR

10 February 2016 |Head of Sony London looking forward to working on PSVR under own terms

Motiga temporarily lays off staff

10 February 2016 |Gigantic developer drops "significant percentage" of headcount, hopes new investment will let it rehire

Mad Catz axing 37% of staff as Q3 profit dips 10%

10 February 2016 |Rock Band sell-through failed to meet expectations, which led to higher inventory balances and lower margins

David Gaider joins Beamdog as creative director

10 February 2016 |Former Bioware senior writer joins Baldur's Gate studio

ESA: SuperData’s critique on us "gratuitous, misinformed"

10 February 2016 |Rich Taylor, ESA's Senior VP, Communications and Industry Affairs, responds to Joost van Dreunen's opinion piece

Com2us posts record sales in 2015

10 February 2016 |Summoners War, Ace Fishing continue driving business as international revenues now account for 85% of Korean publisher's business

Bandai Namco sees growth in video games arm

9 February 2016 |Firm expects to sell 25.7 million units before end of FY2016

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Nintendo and its fanboy – one of them doesn’t understand ‘Fair Use’

10 February 2016 |Last month, on January 9th, I uploaded a video to YouTube called “Captain Toad Headbutts Toadette In the Crotch.”  The two and a half minute video uses gameplay and cutscene footage from Nintendo’s Captain Toad: ...

After 13 years, GameTrailers is no more

10 February 2016 |Defy Media has shut down GameTrailers, the long-running video-centric gaming site founded in 2003 and once part of the Viacom family. According to several published reports, tweets from the site’s founder and the site’s ...

Mad Catz executives resign

9 February 2016 |Several executives and board members have resigned from video game peripheral maker Mad Catz, the company announced today. It is unclear why these people have resigned at this time and whether these departures were amicable ones.  ...

Unsung Story development halted

9 February 2016 |Japanese developer Playdek announced that it has suspended development of its game Unsung Story. You may recall that in early 2014 Playdek successfully funded the game via Kickstarter generating $660,126 from backers – it was ...

The Offworld Collection gets fully funded

9 February 2016 |Writers Leigh Alexander and Laura Hudson’s collection of Offworld articles has surpassed its funding goal on Kickstarter. The duo, two former primary contributors to Boing Boing’s alt-games blog Offworld, were looking to ...

Apple rejects The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

9 February 2016 |Apple has rejected the iOS version of The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth from the App Store because it contains depictions of violence and abuse against children. According to Tyrone Rodriguez, the founder of publisher Nicalis and a ...

Infamous Chinese group will stop cracking games for a year

9 February 2016 |Chinese cracking group 3DM says it will stop trying to crack single-player games “for at least a year” so it can assess whether its activities actually affect game sales. This follows the group saying last month that it ...

Super Podcast Action Committee Episode 176 – Face Poking Fun!

9 February 2016 |On this week’s show (episode 176), hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight discuss the latest GamePolitics poll (“Should tattoo artists be paid for their tattoos showing up in movies/games?” – 20:15 mark), ...

Join us tonight at 6p PST for Super Podcast Action Committee

6 February 2016 |Dumb trademarks, questionable customer service, CENSORSHIP!!!  All that and more on tonight’s episode! I’ll embed the stream closer to showtime.

How exactly did Nintendo change the ‘petting’ minigame in Fire Emblem Fates?

6 February 2016 |In the Japanese version of Fire Emblem Fates, you can invite characters to your private quarters for a chat and increase your affinity with them (which has certain gameplay advantages) by stroking their face with your 3DS stylus. ...

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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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Hearthstone Cheats and Tools Spiked With Malware

10 February 2016 |itwbennett writes: Cheating at the online card game Hearthstone (which is based on Blizzard's World of Warcraft) can get you banned from the game, but now it also puts you at risk of 'financial losses and system ruin,' writes CSO's ...

Amazon Launches Free Game Engine Lumberyard

10 February 2016 |Dave Knott writes: Amazon has both announced and released a new, free game engine, Lumberyard, which offers deep integration with its Amazon Web Services server infrastructure to empower online play, and also with Twitch, its video ...

Video Gamers From the ‘90s Have Turned Out Mostly OK

8 February 2016 |A study reported on by Ars Technica indicates that video games, much ballyhooed (alleged) source of mental, physical and psycho-social ills for the kids who spent a lot of time playing them, don't seem to have had quite as big a ...

Video Gamers From the ‘90s Have Turned Out Mostly OK

8 February 2016 |A study reported on by Ars Technica indicates that video games, much ballyhooed (alleged) source of mental, physical and psycho-social ills for the kids who spent a lot of time playing them, don't seem to have had quite as big a ...

Report: Google Will Go In Big For VR Hardware This Year

8 February 2016 |The Financial Times reports that Google isn't going to let the VR hardware wars fall to the likes of Samsung and Oculus; instead, it's working on a (cardboard-free) VR headset of its own, to be released in conjunction with Android ...

Unreal Engine Will Soon Allow Developers To Build Games Inside of VR

7 February 2016 |An anonymous reader writes: Epic Games, the creators of Unreal Engine, has been a longstanding supporter of VR. They were on board way back when Oculus sparked the VR industry in 2012 with a Kickstarter that would snowball into a ...

Bethesda To Unleash the Hounds of Hell On May 13th: Doom Release Date Confirmed

7 February 2016 |MojoKid writes: Bethesda and id Software are in the process rebooting the Doom franchise and it seems like it's been in development for ages. When we last visited the upcoming Doom remake, Bethesda had posted a giblet-filled ...

Nintendo Hits Snooze On Sleep-Tracking Device

6 February 2016 |In October 2014, Nintendo announced a plan to develop a sleep-tracking app and device. This device would use microwave sensors to monitor important sleep data throughout the night, to optimize users' slumber time and encourage a ...

Video Game Cheaters Outed By Logic Bombs

3 February 2016 |Lirodon writes: A Reddit user decided to tackle the issue of cheaters within Valve's multiplayer shooter Counter Strike: Global Offensive in their own unique way: by luring them towards fake "multihacks" that promised a motherlode ...

Computer Beats Go Champion

28 January 2016 |Koreantoast writes: Go (weiqi), the ancient Chinese board game, has long been held up as one of the more difficult, unconquered challenges facing AI scientists... until now. Google DeepMind researchers, led by David Silver and ...

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