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Titanfall 2 Won’t Launch Until At Least 2016

6 May 2015 |As part of an earnings call today, Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen announced that Titanfall 2 is not going to be released anytime soon. Responding to an analyst's question, Jorgensen said you shouldn't expect to see Titanfall 2 ...

Star Wars: Battlefront Expected to Sell 9-10 Million Copies

6 May 2015 |During a post-earnings financial call on Tuesday, Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen announced that the company is expecting to sell at least 9-10 million copies of Star Wars: Battlefront.The game launches on November 17, only for ...

New Mirror’s Edge, Plants vs. Zombies Games Coming in Early 2016

6 May 2015 |Update: During its conference call this afternoon, EA CEO Andrew Wilson revealed the new Plants vs. Zombies game is a follow-up to Garden Warfare that we'll hear more about at E3."After Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare became a ...

$30 Gets You 32 Classic PC Games From Duke Nukem’s Original Developer

6 May 2015 |The 3D Realms Anthology pack has been released on Steam, and for a limited time, you can get all 32 games it contains for just $30.A slightly different version of this bundle was first announced late last year to mark the return of ...

EA Revenue and Profit Climb, as Digital Continues to Shine

6 May 2015 |Electronic Arts on Tuesday reported earnings for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, revealing year-over-year gains for revenue and profit, as well as strong digital sales.For the quarter, EA posted $896 million in ...

PS4 1080p Graphics Lawsuit Dismissed

6 May 2015 | Last summer, a man launched a class-action lawsuit against Sony Computer Entertainment, alleging that the company misled consumers by claiming Killzone: Shadow Fall's multiplayer mode featured 1080p graphics. He was looking to ...

Mortal Kombat X PC Patch Pulled After Erasing Save Data

6 May 2015 |Mortal Kombat X on PC today received an important patch seeking to resolve many of the game's technical issues, making good on a promise from developer NetherRealm Studios. Unfortunately, the patch itself caused a new problem ...

Duck Mounts Come to EverQuest II Because “Ducks are Majestic”

6 May 2015 | PC MMO EverQuest II may be more than ten years old, but that doesn't mean developer Sony Online Entertainment Daybreak Games is going to stop supporting it anytime soon. Case in point: the developer on Tuesday released a new duck ...

Attack on Titan 3DS Game Can’t Use Its Name in Europe

6 May 2015 |The new Attack on Titan game coming to 3DS won't go by that name in Europe, where copyright issues have forced Atlus to change the action game's title.<iframe src="/videos/embed/6424654/" width="100%" ...

Hearthstone Reaches 30 Million Players

6 May 2015 |Blizzard Entertainment's free-to-play collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has reached a new user milestone. The game has now seen 30 million players, according to a tweet from the game's official Twitter channel ...

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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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EA reaps big profits as digital sales trump physical

6 May 2015 |Electronic Arts has made a public accounting of its 2015 fiscal year, and the company seems to be doing better than expected on the back of digital game downloads and add-on content sales. ...

Get a job: Irrational Games is seeking a Senior Programmer

6 May 2015 |The original BioShock developer is seeking a new high-level programmer to focus on AI and gameplay -- with a lot of responsibility. ...

Video: Making linear level design feel non-linear in Gone Home

6 May 2015 |At GDC 2015, Fullbright's Kate Craig and Steve Gaynor take the stage to discuss the level design techniques they used to breathe life into the lifeless 3D levels that make up Gone Home. ...

Accused of fraud, Interzone chief may face federal jail time

6 May 2015 |Serial game studio exec Marty Brickey is reportedly facing multiple federal charges of wire fraud and money laundering, which all together carry a maximum penalty of up to 120 years in prison. ...

Six stages of game dev community development

6 May 2015 |Vlambeer's Rami Ismail: "Game development communities tend to develop along very similar lines, and at some point I've started to mentally organize these community growth thresholds into a model." ...

Don’t Miss: A look back at the history of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater

6 May 2015 |In this classic 2009 feature, authors Matt Barton and Bill Loguidice offer a history of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, the game that popularized a niche genre and sparked a host of imitators. ...

Q& A: What’s next for Daybreak, now that Sony’s MMO studio is on its own

6 May 2015 |Gamasutra speaks to Daybreak chief John Smedley and senior exec Laura Naviaux about why the company formerly known as SOE was sold by Sony, why it laid off so many people, and what comes next. ...

Q& A: Smedley surveys the road ahead at Daybreak

6 May 2015 |Gamasutra speaks to Daybreak chief John Smedley and senior exec Laura Naviaux about why the company formerly known as SOE was sold by Sony, why it laid off so many people, and what comes next. ...

GOG is kicking its Steam competitor into open beta

6 May 2015 |This is most interesting to game developers because it heralds the arrival of a fresh challenger to the PC game client arena, which already includes Steam, Origin, Ubisoft's uPlay and Trion's Glyph. ...

Virtual game dev: How I learned to love remote workers

6 May 2015 |A look at what makes remote working work, and tips on making it work better -- from an experienced dev who worked remotely for a major studio. ...

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EA grows sales to $4.5 billion in Fiscal 2015

6 May 2015 |Publisher continues to boost digital earnings, as digital revenues easily account for over 50% on non-GAAP basis

Hearthstone just hit 30m players

6 May 2015 |Blizzard's card battler keeps on growing

Boss Fight gets new VP of production

6 May 2015 |Dave Luehmann joins from Amazon Game Studios

No E3 booth for Sega

6 May 2015 |Recent restructuring and relocation has Sonic publisher skipping this year's show floor

Brand trivia app Gameit scores $1.6m in seed funding

6 May 2015 |Title is "gamifying mobile advertising"

GOG opens up Galaxy beta

6 May 2015 |Digital storefront expands with Steam-like service featuring auto-updating games, achievements, friends lists

Vainglory enters the eSports arena

6 May 2015 |Super Evil Megacorp partners with ESL for the mobile MOBA's first official tournament

Digital game revenues nearly $59 billion by 2019 - Juniper

6 May 2015 |Research firm projects diminishing console and handheld sales while Steam drives digital transition

"The fans are our bosses" - Impeller

5 May 2015 |Crysis, X-Wing devs behind new space fighting game discuss crowdfunding and taking feedback with a grain of salt

Play Context

5 May 2015 |Jurie Horneman on what matters about the where and why

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GOG launches beta for ‘Galaxy’ client

6 May 2015 |GOG.com announced today the beta testing phase for its Galaxy client is a go. Announced almost a year ago, the GOG. Galaxy client is described as an "optional client" to facilitate cross play multiplayer regardless of ...

GOG launches beta for ‘Galaxy’ client

6 May 2015 |GOG.com announced today the beta testing phase for its Galaxy client is a go. Announced almost a year ago, the GOG. Galaxy client is described as an "optional client" to facilitate cross play multiplayer regardless of ...

GOG launches beta for ‘Galaxy’ client

6 May 2015 |GOG.com announced today the beta testing phase for its Galaxy client is a go. Announced almost a year ago, the GOG. Galaxy client is described as an "optional client" to facilitate cross play multiplayer regardless of ...

‘Killzone: Shadow Fall’ lawsuit dismissed

6 May 2015 | The Killzone: Shadow Fall lawsuit is dead. After both parties agreed, Judge Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed ...

‘Killzone: Shadow Fall’ lawsuit dismissed

6 May 2015 | The Killzone: Shadow Fall lawsuit is dead. After both parties agreed, Judge Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed ...

‘Killzone: Shadow Fall’ lawsuit dismissed

6 May 2015 | The Killzone: Shadow Fall lawsuit is dead. After both parties agreed, Judge Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed ...

Homophobic game gets pulled from Steam Greenlight, developer issues statement

6 May 2015 | Yesterday we reported on a game called "Kill the Faggot," which appeared on Steam Greenlight. Shortly after our story was published Valve pulled the game from ...

Interzone CEO faces 120 years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering

6 May 2015 | A recently unsealed federal indictment reveals that Marty Brickey was charged with three counts of wire fraud and six counts of money laundering related to fundraising ...

‘PlayStation Now’ coming to PS3 later this month

5 May 2015 | Sony announced via the PlayStation Blog that its game streaming subscription service PlayStation Now will be coming the PlayStation 3 later this month.  Sony will bring ...

Spark Unlimited closes its doors, lays off all employees

5 May 2015 | Lost Planet 3 and Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z developer Spark Unlimited has closed its doors and is auctioning off assets, according to Polygon. The news of the studio's ...

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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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GOG Announces Open Beta For New Game Distribution Platform

6 May 2015 |New submitter Donaithnen writes: Like many geeks, I'm against the idea of DRM in general and have championed GOG.com's DRM-free approach to selling games online. Yet like many geeks, I've also often succumbed to the temptation of ...

GOG Announces Open Beta For New Game Distribution Platform

6 May 2015 |New submitter Donaithnen writes: Like many geeks, I'm against the idea of DRM in general and have championed GOG.com's DRM-free approach to selling games online. Yet like many geeks, I've also often succumbed to the temptation of ...

Twitter Stops Users From Playing DOS Games Inside Tweets

6 May 2015 |jones_supa writes: Twitter has killed off an interesting trend of playing DOS games in tweets. Last week, users discovered they could use the new "Twitter Cards" embedding feature to bundle full DOS games within tweets. Running ...

Twitter Stops Users From Playing DOS Games Inside Tweets

6 May 2015 |jones_supa writes: Twitter has killed off an interesting trend of playing DOS games in tweets. Last week, users discovered they could use the new "Twitter Cards" embedding feature to bundle full DOS games within tweets. Running ...

Singapore’s Prime Minister Shares His C++ Sudoku Solver Code

5 May 2015 |itwbennett writes: Several weeks ago, during a speech at the Founders Forum Smart Nation Singapore Reception, Singapore's prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said that he used to enjoy programming, and that the last program he wrote was ...

Should Developers Still Pay For Game Engines?

3 May 2015 |Nerval's Lobster writes: Game developers no longer have to pay for the software they need to make great video games, because the tools used by some of the biggest and most successful studios in the world are available to everyone, ...

Square Enix Witch Chapter Real-Time CG DX12 Demo Impresses At Microsoft BUILD

2 May 2015 |MojoKid writes: Computer generated graphics have come a long way in the past several years and are starting to blur the line between animation and real actors. One of the more difficult tasks for CG artists is to recreate human ...

Game:ref’s Hardware Solution To Cheating In eSports

2 May 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: Cheating is a real problem in today's most popular online multiplayer games, and not just on public servers. Some of the world's top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players have been banned by Valve's ...

Game:ref’s Hardware Solution To Cheating In eSports

2 May 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: Cheating is a real problem in today's most popular online multiplayer games, and not just on public servers. Some of the world's top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players have been banned by Valve's ...

Game:ref’s Hardware Solution To Cheating In eSports

2 May 2015 |An anonymous reader writes: Cheating is a real problem in today's most popular online multiplayer games, and not just on public servers. Some of the world's top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players have been banned by Valve's ...

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