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Alexander Sliwinski

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Alexander is the News Content Director for Joystiq and has been a prolific contributor to the site for over half a decade. Responsible for more than 8,000 posts and distinguished by his breaking and original news reports. Alexander has a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Hofstra University. He's currently studying for his MBA at Northeastern University.

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Fantasia: Music Evolved adds Rocket Man and Ffffff-orget you

Harmonix's Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved wants you to rock out with your Amadeus out. The Kinect rhythm game has revealed that Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes," Gorillaz'zs "Feel Good Inc," Cee Lo Green's (sanitized) "Forget You," Elton John's "Rocket Man," and the original rock star Wolfgang...

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Five Nintendo 3DS games receive permanent price cuts

Beginning April 22, Nintendo will permanently cut the price on five of its stand-out 3DS games. Super Mario 3D Land, New Super Mario Bros. 2, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Mario Kart 7 and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D will all be $29.99, a 25 percent drop. If you've missed out on any of these...

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Galak-Z blasts into PS4, Vita and PC this fall

Galak-Z will "have to be out by this fall," developer 17-BIT's CEO Jake Kazdal told us at PAX East. The new game from the Skulls of the Shogun developer, which also has a strong spiritual connection with Solar Jetman, will launch first on PS4, followed by Vita and Steam. The top-down...

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Civilization: Beyond Earth announced, ready to colonize this fall

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth was just announced at developer Firaxis' panel at PAX East. It's not a sequel to Alpha Centauri (those rights are owned by EA), but 2K Games is finally giving fans the spiritual successor to the sci-fi strategy game they've been constantly nagging Firaxis...

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PAX South in San Antonio announced for January 23-25

PAX Prime, PAX East, PAX Australia and now ... PAX South. The new show will take place in January 2015. The announcement was just made at PAX East by Penny Arcade's Jerry Holkins. PAX South will run from January 23-25 at an undisclosed venue. "We've been hearing for years that those in the south...

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WRUP: PAX to the future

Busy, busy weekend. No time. Go play games! What's everyone playing this weekend?...

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Strike Vector half-off now, new co-op mode scheduled for next month

Aerial arena shooter Strike Vector, which launched earlier this year, intends to continue adding more free content into the foreseeable future. "Each month we are making new maps, new modes ... for free. We decided to make all our DLC for free," Ragequit Corporation co-founder Jeremy...

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Orcs Must Die Unchained spins tower defense into 'fortress siege'

Orcs Must Die! is back, but this time the tower-defense action series is a lot more League of Legends. Orcs Must Die Unchained! is a free-to-play, team-based, 5v5 multiplayer game like the MOBAs flooding the market, with elements known to the series, and adding a card collecting element. ...

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InFamous: Second Son hit 1 million sales in 9 days

InFamous: Second Son has exceeded a million sales, which includes both the physical retail copies and those sold on the PlayStation Network store. Sony made the announcement this morning on the PlayStation Blog, noting this makes Second Son the fastest selling game in the franchise to date. In...

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Catlateral Damage signed as Fire Hose Games' first accelerator project

Kittymari Demolishy simulator Catlateral Damage is the first game announced as part of Fire Hose Games' accelerator/incubation program. Catlateral Damage sailed through the Steam Greenlight process and won the People's Choice and Indie Prototype awards at the 2014 MassDigi Game Challenge. ...

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