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Dragon Age: Inquisition Getting Epilogue DLC and a Major Patch

30 August 2015 |As part of PAX Prime this weekend, BioWare announced the final DLC for its acclaimed role-playing game, Dragon Age: Inquisition, but it's probably not what you expect. The DLC, called Trespasser, serves as an epilogue to the main ...

Dreadnought Made Me Feel Like Han Solo

30 August 2015 |I had the ship in my sights. All it would take was one warp, a quick volley of my broadside guns, and a hasty escape before I made away with a victory. But my enemy had a plan, too--and it was better than mine.Things can fall apart ...

Final Fantasy 15 Launch Date to be Announced in March

30 August 2015 |Square Enix will hold off on announcing a release date for long-awaited role-playing game Final Fantasy XV until March 2016, it was announced today.During a panel at PAX Prime in Seattle, Washington, developers revealed they will ...

16 More Things We Learned About Final Fantasy 15

30 August 2015 |While Square Enix won't be announcing the release date for Final Fantasy XV until March 2016, director Hajime Tabata shared more details on the game's story and major features with GameSpot, including a deeper dive into footage ...

Check Out This New Card For The Magic Battle for Zendikar Expansion

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Cutting, Shooting, and Warping Through Battleborn’s Cooperative Story Mode

30 August 2015 |I launched poisonous orbs at bipedal monsters with chain guns today, while a ballroom dancer cut through crowds with a handful of floating swords.Battleborn caters to a competitive audience, but its cooperative story mode places ...

Six Amazing Games on Xbox One Indies Program

30 August 2015 |Before the show floor at PAX 2015 opened, we got the chance to try out some of the most exciting, up-and-coming indie games at a public Xbox One event. But with dozens of amazing experiences, some old and some new, we only had ...

Guild Wars 2 Base Game Now Free, Dev Promises No Aggressive Microtransactions

30 August 2015 | Big changes are coming to the PC MMO Guild Wars 2.Today at PAX Prime, developer ArenaNet announced that the Guild Wars II base game is available to play for free beginning now, August 29. The business model transition comes three ...

Mortal Kombat X for Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 Canceled

30 August 2015 | Mortal Kombat X won't be coming to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that the last-generation versions of the fighting game are canceled."After months of development, Warner Bros. ...

Xbox One Would “Welcome” Gears of War Creator’s LawBreakers, Exec Says

29 August 2015 |Xbox boss Phil Spencer has spoken out to congratulate Gears of War creator Cliff Blesiznski on the official announcement of his latest game, LawBreakers, which looks pretty great (see the video below). He even teased that he is ...

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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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UK cops arrest PSN, Xbox Live DDoS attackers

29 August 2015 |The UK's National Crime Agency has picked up six teens who allegedly participated in attacks against PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and other online services. ...

UK cops arrest PSN, Xbox Live DDoS attackers

29 August 2015 |The UK's National Crime Agency has picked up six teens who allegedly participated in attacks against PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and other online services. ...

Get a job: Wargaming is aiming to hire an experienced UI Engineer

29 August 2015 |World of Tanks maker Wargaming is looking for an experienced engineer to fill an open Senior UI Engineer position at its studio in Hunt Valley, Maryland and work on PC/console games. ...

Get a job: Wargaming is aiming to hire an experienced UI Engineer

29 August 2015 |World of Tanks maker Wargaming is looking for an experienced engineer to fill an open Senior UI Engineer position at its studio in Hunt Valley, Maryland and work on PC/console games. ...

Video: Concocting The Witcher 3’s dynamic crafting-based economy

29 August 2015 |CDPR's Matthew Steinke speaks at GDC Europe 2015 about how he led design of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's crafting system and how he made it play nice with the game's dynamic economy. ...

Video: Concocting The Witcher 3’s dynamic crafting-based economy

29 August 2015 |CDPR's Matthew Steinke speaks at GDC Europe 2015 about how he led design of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's crafting system and how he made it play nice with the game's dynamic economy. ...

Disney: Roughly half of Disney Infinity players are girls

29 August 2015 |A Disney exec notes the company was surprised to find that Disney Infinity's playerbase is roughly 50/50 girls and boys. In response, Disney is developing the games to appeal more strongly to girls. ...

Disney: Roughly half of Disney Infinity players are girls

29 August 2015 |A Disney exec notes the company was surprised to find that Disney Infinity's playerbase is roughly 50/50 girls and boys. In response, Disney is developing the games to appeal more strongly to girls. ...

Don’t Miss: The story of Blizzard’s first-ever Warcraft multiplayer match

29 August 2015 |"Something changed when I played the first multiplayer game of Warcraft." - Patrick Wyatt, programmer of Warcraft: Orcs vs. Humans, writes in the opening to this excellent 2012 feature. ...

Don’t Miss: The story of Blizzard’s first-ever Warcraft multiplayer match

29 August 2015 |"Something changed when I played the first multiplayer game of Warcraft." - Patrick Wyatt, programmer of Warcraft: Orcs vs. Humans, writes in the opening to this excellent 2012 feature. ...

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Users of Lizard Squad’s DDoS attack tool arrested in UK

29 August 2015 |National Crime Agency says six people targeted over Lizard Stresser software

Users of Lizard Squad’s DDoS attack tool arrested in UK

29 August 2015 |National Crime Agency says six people targeted over Lizard Stresser software

Mobcrush scores $10m in funding - report

29 August 2015 |Mobile livestreaming service hits jackpot

Mobcrush scores $10m in funding - report

29 August 2015 |Mobile livestreaming service hits jackpot

Disney Infinity audience split 50/50 male-female

29 August 2015 |VP behind toys-to-life franchise says appeal also balanced between young and old

Disney Infinity audience split 50/50 male-female

29 August 2015 |VP behind toys-to-life franchise says appeal also balanced between young and old

XCOM 2 delayed until 2016

29 August 2015 |"We just need a little more time to make it the best possible game"

Borderlands getting a feature film

29 August 2015 |Movie rights for Gearbox shooter franchise obtained by Lionsgate; Avi Arad and son to produce

Activision Blizzard joins S&P 500

29 August 2015 |Call of Duty publisher added to influential large-cap market index

The Price of Fame

28 August 2015 |Superdata's Joost van Dreunen examines the impact YouTubers, Hollywood celebrities, and big-name developers are having on the industry

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Humble Bundle ‘End of Summer Sale’ includes free game

29 August 2015 | The Humble Bundle store End of Summer Sale is live and is kicking off with a free game.  From now until August 31st, you can download a free copy of Stealth Inc. 2: A ...

Humble Bundle ‘End of Summer Sale’ includes free game

29 August 2015 | The Humble Bundle store End of Summer Sale is live and is kicking off with a free game.  From now until August 31st, you can download a free copy of Stealth Inc. 2: A ...

Mobile users are spending less time gaming

29 August 2015 | According to an analysis performed by Flurry Analytics, while the amount of time American consumers are spending on mobile devices has increased, a smaller percentage of ...

Mobile users are spending less time gaming

29 August 2015 | According to an analysis performed by Flurry Analytics, while the amount of time American consumers are spending on mobile devices has increased, a smaller percentage of ...

Report: Sony accidentally kills stream archiving for PS4-exclusive ‘Until Dawn’

29 August 2015 | PS4-exclusive horror game Until Dawn released this week and gore-happy gamers have been sharing the spooky adventure game with their fans on Twitch. Well, the ones that were ...

More GamerGate goodness from HuffPost Live

29 August 2015 | This morning at 11:05 AM EST, HuffPost Live will air its final segment of a week's worth of discussions about GamerGate. The segment is titled "Authorship in the ...

S&P;500 To Welcome Activision Blizzard Today

29 August 2015 | At close of trading today, the S&P 500 will be adding Activision Blizzard to its investment fold.  Activision Blizzard (NASD:ATVI) will replace Pall Corp. ...

Play it straight and they’re still irate: a year of hostile feedback

28 August 2015 | "I'm very much an old school journalist," Owen S. Good declares in our half-hour interview on the phone. Indeed, his background indicates he knows about old ...

Play it straight and they’re still irate: a year of hostile feedback

28 August 2015 | "I'm very much an old school journalist," Owen S. Good declares in our half-hour interview on the phone. Indeed, his background indicates he knows about old ...

Play it straight and they’re still irate: a year of hostile feedback

28 August 2015 | "I'm very much an old school journalist," Owen S. Good declares in our half-hour interview on the phone. Indeed, his background indicates he knows about old ...

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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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Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions Unveils LawBreakers Game Trailer

30 August 2015 |MojoKid writes: Boss Key Productions has posted its first trailer of LawBreakers (formerly Project Bluestreak), a futuristic game title that's set to release on multiple platforms in 2016. The trailer shows off some of the ...

Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions Unveils LawBreakers Game Trailer

30 August 2015 |MojoKid writes: Boss Key Productions has posted its first trailer of LawBreakers (formerly Project Bluestreak), a futuristic game title that's set to release on multiple platforms in 2016. The trailer shows off some of the ...

Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions Unveils LawBreakers Game Trailer

30 August 2015 |MojoKid writes: Boss Key Productions has posted its first trailer of LawBreakers (formerly Project Bluestreak), a futuristic game title that's set to release on multiple platforms in 2016. The trailer shows off some of the ...

John Conway: All Play and No Work For a Genius

29 August 2015 |An anonymous reader points out Quanta's spotlight piece on mathematician John Conway, whose best known mathematical contribution is probably his "Game of Life," which has inspired many a screensaver and more than a few computer ...

John Conway: All Play and No Work For a Genius

29 August 2015 |An anonymous reader points out Quanta's spotlight piece on mathematician John Conway, whose best known mathematical contribution is probably his "Game of Life," which has inspired many a screensaver and more than a few computer ...

A Look At the World’s First Virtual Reality Theme Park

29 August 2015 |redletterdave writes: The Void is the first company to create a virtual reality theme park, where virtual experiences are layered on top of physical, real world environments. Tech Insider was the first media outlet to visit The ...

A Look At the World’s First Virtual Reality Theme Park

29 August 2015 |redletterdave writes: The Void is the first company to create a virtual reality theme park, where virtual experiences are layered on top of physical, real world environments. Tech Insider was the first media outlet to visit The ...

How Poly Bridge’s GIF Generator Turned an Indie Game Into a Reddit Sensation

25 August 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: The creator of bridge physics phenomenon Poly Bridge discusses the rise of the bridge physics phenomenon in a new interview this week. Patrick Corrieri of New Zealand's Dry Cactus studio reveals the ...

How Poly Bridge’s GIF Generator Turned an Indie Game Into a Reddit Sensation

25 August 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: The creator of bridge physics phenomenon Poly Bridge discusses the rise of the bridge physics phenomenon in a new interview this week. Patrick Corrieri of New Zealand's Dry Cactus studio reveals the ...

Gamers Are Fans of Games, Not Genres

22 August 2015 |_xeno_ writes: A recent article on Steam Spy talks about how a "target audience" for game genres doesn't exist — or, more specifically, how there is no such thing as an "FPS gamer" or an "MMO gamer" or a "MOBA gamer." The ...

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