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Playing Politics: An Interview with Gamers 4 Croydon’s David Doe.

Posted by Ulric | 23 November 2009

Games and Censorship have now entered the Political Arena, an David Doe, of Gamers for Croydon political party.

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Logitech G330 Gaming Headset Review

Posted by Ulric | 14 November 2009 |

Review of the Logitech G330 Gaming Headset by Vetinari

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The Decline in Quality Game Development

Posted by Ulric | 4 November 2009

A TOG member, Landshark, gives his views on Quality with respect to Game Development.

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Q&A: Star Trek Online’s Al Rivera

Posted by Reoh | 13 October 2009

Star Trek Online's Lead Designer Al Rivera answers TOG's questions.

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Why Do Older Gamers Play Games?

Posted by Ulric | 9 October 2009

Why Do Older Gamers Play Games?

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MMORPG’s Friendships and Geeks

Posted by Ulric | 5 October 2009

What attracts us to games and where reality starts and ends.

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Champions Online Q&A

Posted by Reoh | 27 August 2009

The Executive Producer for Champions Online Bill Roper has answered our TOG questions.

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Preview: Mechwarrior

Posted by Reoh | 11 July 2009

After searching and sifting through the information released about the new Mechwarrior PC and XBox360 game that has just been announced, I have compiled this preview to let our readers know what the plans ...

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Sacred 2: Fallen Angel

Posted by Arep | 11 June 2009 |

Already has me asking for a sequel

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Dev Q&A: Global Agenda

Posted by RogueSlayer | 6 May 2009

Stewart Chisam from Hi-Rez Studios answers a few questions for us about their upcoming MMO, Global Agenda.

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Red Dead Redemption Comes to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Program - Report

7 February 2016 |It looks like Rockstar Games' celebrated 2010 western Red Dead Redemption is coming to the Xbox One's backwards compatibility program. A NeoGAF user reported today that the game is now available to download, though it doesn't ...

Pirating Group to Stop Cracking Some Games to Evaluate Impact on Sales

7 February 2016 |China-based cracking group 3DM, the team that recently said anti-piracy measures on PC games will be so advanced by 2018 that it may bring about an end to pirated games, has made another big announcement.TorrentFreak reports that ...

HTC Vive Might Edge Out Oculus Thanks to Its Motion Controllers

7 February 2016 |Oculus Rift has been grabbing headlines left and right lately thanks to its long-awaited price announcement, but Rift is just one of several high-profile, mass market virtual reality headsets primed to reach consumers at some point ...

PC Survival Horror Game With Procedurally Generated Worlds Announced

7 February 2016 |Dead by Daylight is the next game from Naughty Bear and Wet developer Behaviour Interactive. The game, announced this week, is described as a survival horror multiplayer game where one player takes on the role of a killer while up ...

The Best Games of January 2016

7 February 2016 |As fans of video games, we're in a very fortunate position at the moment. Even though winter is supposed to be a slow period for new releases, we are being inundated with great games from all directions, and there's no sign of this ...

These Celebrities Are Promoting Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC on Instagram

7 February 2016 |With the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops III's Awakening expansion this week, Activision's marketing department is spinning into high gear. A number of celebrities, presumably at the request of Activision, this week published ...

New World War 2 Xbox One/PS4/PC Game “Awesome” Stretch Goals Teased

7 February 2016 |Now that the Kickstarter campaign for new World War 2 multiplayer shooter Battalion 1944 has met and exceeded its funding goal, fans are wondering what they can expect in terms of stretch goals. Developer Bulkhead Interactive is ...

The Division PS4/Xbox One Lets You Change Visual Settings to Improve Frame Rate, Dev Says

7 February 2016 |We've already heard some details about how The Division on console will afford players the ability to tweak graphical setting as PC players can, and now, a developer working on the game has shared more. In fact, it sounds like you ...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Double Weapon XP Weekend Runs Through Monday

6 February 2016 |It's the weekend, and if you're planning to play Call of Duty: Black Ops III, you'll be doubly rewarded. As part of the Double Weapon XP event, you'll earn weapon XP twice as fast through Monday. This applies to not just the ...

These Classic EA PC Games on Sale Now

6 February 2016 | has rolled out a new promotion that discounts a range of classic EA games like Jade Empire and titles in the Populous, Ultima, and Wing Commander franchises, among others.Individual games are marked down as much as 60 ...

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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

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Review: Shambling Mirror of Fate Signals Time to Jam a Stake in Castlevania’s Heart

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An Unflattering Boll Cut

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The Trials and Tribulations of Gears of War: Judgment

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The Trials and Tribulations of Gears of War: Judgment

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The Cinematic Nature of Parasite Eve

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What no one tells you about burst campaigns

6 February 2016 |"The heart of this technique means abusing the trust of your players, the very people you need to keep making more games. These types of quick fixes and greasy gimmicks are why marketing has such negative connotations." ...

Get a job: Disney seeks an experienced Lead Game Designer

6 February 2016 |The Walt Disney Company seeks an experienced designer to take a lead role at the company's Glendale, California studio and guide design and development of F2P iOS and Android games. ...

Blog: The truth about mobile game marketing

6 February 2016 |"Long story short: we've had a hard time marketing our mobile games because there isn't really a clear and easy way how to do it." ...

Video: A postmortem of the groundbreaking Pinball Construction Set

6 February 2016 |At GDC 2013 Pinball Construction Set creator Bill Budge lays out the blueprints for how he came to construct a game that has (directly or indirectly) influenced generations of game developers. ...

5 production secrets from Sunless Sea and Fallen London’s head writer

6 February 2016 |"I manage our in-house content team and cabal of freelancers who create the stories for Sunless Sea, Fallen London, Dragon Age: the Last Court, and our other projects. I'm still finding my feet! But here's five things I've learned ...

The story behind Cut the Rope: Magic’s creation, straight from the devs

6 February 2016 |"It was quite a challenge to add a fresh note to the already many-sided Cut the Rope gameplay, while still preserving all the good things that have kept the series going for such a long time." ...

Humble Bundle is now funding development of ‘Humble Original’ games

6 February 2016 |Humble Monthly, the "book club for games," is now reaching over 70k subscribers and generating enough revenue for the company to fund development of new games for those same subscribers. ...

Considering Street Fighter II’s legacy on its 25th anniversary

6 February 2016 |What is the lasting legacy of Street Fighter II? We asked the designers of SFV, Guilty Gear, Dead or Alive, Skullgirls, Aztez, Divekick, Yomi, and many other luminaries of the fighting game scene. ...

Don’t Miss: The art direction autopsy of Firaxis’ XCOM

6 February 2016 |At GDC 2013, XCOM: Enemy Unknown art director Greg Foertsch digs into the art design process of doing a big-budget remake of a seminal title like the original X-COM: UFO Defense. ...

One becomes two as Daybreak splits H1Z1 into a pair of $20 games

6 February 2016 |Daybreak Game Company intends to shave off a piece of its Early Access multiplayer survival game H1Z1 and sell it as a separate game, multiplayer shooter H1Z1: King of the Kill, on Steam and consoles later this year.  ...

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Scrap Mechanic sells 100,000 on Early Access

6 February 2016 |Stockholm studio finds success with building game

Wevr raises $25m for Transport platform

6 February 2016 |Online virtual reality content network now in beta

VTech to acquire LeapFrog

6 February 2016 |Educational gaming companies enter merger agreement

Todd Howard to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award

6 February 2016 |16th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards honour Bethesda veteran

Ian Livingstone opening two Livingstone Academies

6 February 2016 |Games Workshop co-founder gets approval for schools that will focus on computer sciences, STEM subjects, arts

The ESA must adapt or die

6 February 2016 |SuperData CEO Joost van Dreunen argues that the trade body no longer actually represents the industry and must step up its game

Puzzle & Trivia games dominate Windows IAP revenue

5 February 2016 |Games category the source of 85 per cent of all Windows Store IAP transactions in Q4 2015, says Microsoft

Nintendo puts "Quality of Life" sleep monitor to bed

5 February 2016 |"We do not have the conviction that the [device] can enter the phase of actually becoming a product"

Sega’s games revenue in decline after nine months

5 February 2016 |Packaged Games revenue down 17 per cent, unit sales down 30 per cent

No, Nintendo isn’t going to make VR games

5 February 2016 |Saying it's “looking into” VR is merely Nintendo acknowledging VR's existence; the tech itself is anathema to Nintendo's whole design philosophy

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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. ...

One man’s strange interaction with Bethesda customer support

6 February 2016 |Paul Watson, who happens to work for UK-based Gamer Network (it owns Eurogamer and other UK and European gaming websites) has had a number of interesting exchanges with Bethesda Softworks customer support. Ultimately these ...

Secretary Clinton’s support of TPP gets fact checked

6 February 2016 |In the midst of the war of words between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders about who is a progressive and the undue influence of Wall Street’s money on campaigns in the American political ...

Warner Bros. cancels Mac and Linux ports of Batman: Arkham Knight

6 February 2016 |To say the PC port of Batman: Arkham Knight has had a troubled history would be a gross understatement.  The game released last year buggy as sin, got yanked from Steam for a few months, relaunched in a state most still felt was ...

Poll: Should tattoo artists be paid when a person inked with their design appears in a video game?

5 February 2016 |Earlier this week we reported that a tattoo studio is suing 2K Games for using its art in NBA 2K16.  The basketball video game includes likenesses of players LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kenyon Martin, DeAndre Jordan and Eric ...

The Political Machine 2016 released

5 February 2016 |Stardock Software has officially released the final version of The Political Machine 2016 – right at the start of the primary season for Republican and Democratic hopefuls looking to find a path to the U.S. presidency. The game, ...

Brush Up wins at Serious Games and Virtual Environments Arcade and Showcase

5 February 2016 |Educational game Brush Up has won first prize at the Serious Games and Virtual Environments Arcade and Showcase in the Small/Emerging Company category. This marks the first time a Georgia company has won at this event, ...

‘The Offworld Collection’ inches towards crowd-funding goal

5 February 2016 |Writers Leigh Alexander and Laura Hudson, two former primary contributors to Boing Boing’s alt-games blog Offworld, are probably pretty happy today. The crowd-funding campaign for “The Offworld Collection” on Kickstarter ...

AbleGamers announces ‘Expansion Packs’ program

5 February 2016 |AbleGamers Foundation, a charity dedicated to accessibility in gaming and helping gamers with disabilities,  announced a new initiative this week  called “Expansion Packs.” Born out of existing partnerships with the ...

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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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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 ...

To Solve a Rubik’s Cube In 1 Second, It Takes a Robot

25 January 2016 |The Next Web features a quick look at an eyebrow-raisingly fast Rubik's Cube-solving robot, created by developers Jay Flatland and Paul Rose. How fast? The robot can solve a scrambled cube in one second (as long as you're willing ...

Finally Calculated: All the Legal Positions In a 19x19 Game of Go

25 January 2016 |Reader John Tromp points to an explanation posted at GitHub of a computational challenge Tromp coordinated that makes a nice companion to the recent discovery of a 22 million-digit Mersenne prime. A distributed effort using pooled ...

Game Historian: Gygax Swiped Fantasy Rules From a Forgotten 1970 Wargame

22 January 2016 |An anonymous reader writes: According to game historian Jon Peterson, Gary Gygax's Chainmail fantasy wargame (which became the basis for Dave Arneson's Blackmoor and later Dungeons & Dragons) borrowed heavily from an earlier ...

How OpenGL Graphics Card Performance Has Evolved Over 10 Years

20 January 2016 |An anonymous reader writes: A new report at Phoronix looks at the OpenGL performance of 27 graphics cards from the GeForce 8 through GeForce 900 series. Various Ubuntu OpenGL games were tested on these graphics cards dating back to ...

Microsoft To Release Educational Version of Minecraft

20 January 2016 |An anonymous reader writes: Microsoft has announced that it will release an educational version of the Minecraft video game after acquiring the domain and IP. The classroom version of Minecraft will be offered to ...

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WAR: Grab Bag Q&A No. 2

Posted by Dr8k | 10 October 2008

The developers at Mythic take a little time out of their busy schedule to answer some of the questions that have been burning on the forums.

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WAR: Patch 1.0.2 is Live!

Posted by Dr8k | 9 October 2008

Mythic surprised us this morning by putting Patch 1.0.2 out onto North American and Oceanic servers. I am still waiting for confirmation that the European servers have also received this patch.

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WAR: Patch 1.0.2 Announced

Posted by Dr8k | 8 October 2008

Details of patch 1.0.2 has been announced for Warhammer Online and it appears Mythic is working hard on a range of improvements to the game.

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First Timers Rift Account

Posted by Hardnut | 1 October 2008

Gildaran (Graham) from the Euro Kinship has written an entertaining account of his first Rift run. Many old hands will smile as they identify with some part of it, and if you're new, read it and then join ...

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DC Universe Online Q&A with Jens Andersen

Posted by RogueSlayer | 29 September 2008

The Older Gamers are proud to present a new Question and Answer session. This time around, Jens Andersen, Creative Director for DCUO, SOE-Austin was nice enough to answer a few questions for us about DC ...

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LOTRO: The Blog of a Hobbit called Daphnia - Part 1

Posted by Arep | 19 September 2008

So how did a fine young hobbit like me find herself in such a predicament? Well, to tell you that I will have to tell just a little bit about myself.

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WoW: Call Me Inktomi - Part Two

Posted by Arep | 18 September 2008

But my story does not begin with a goblin, nor does it begin chained to the deck of a slave ship. Oddly enough, it begins with a dwarf...

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LOTRO: One Year Later

Posted by Arep | 17 September 2008

How much of a chance for success does a game based on the grandfather of high fantasy have in the same marketplace as EVE, EverQuest 2 and WoW? Well, it turns out that it has a very good chance, especially ...

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TOG Enemy Territory:Quake Wars 2 on 2 Comp starts this weekend!

Posted by Fox | 2 September 2008

TOG Rocks - come play!

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WoW: Call Me Inktomi - Part One

Posted by Arep | 4 February 2008

Call me Inktomi. In my homeland I was a princess, thousands lived and died at my command. Okay, maybe not a princess, but all the same…

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