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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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The Stanley Parable sells one million copies

The existential horror of The Stanley Parable has sold over a million copies. The announcement came from Davey Wreden, the architect of Stanley's prison, who spends his days waiting for Godot... and, likely, creating a new game. Stanley contemplated if this milestone meant that a million people...

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PSA: Do not send death threats to digital distribution platform holders

The general public service announcement here is to not send death threats, like, in general, but here's an incident of a developer posting a death threat on Twitter against Valve's Gabe Newell, who runs a little digital distribution shop called Steam. Polygon has the gritty details, but the...

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Space Engineers assemble a million sales

A million people have picked up their Space Engineers license, according to developer Keen Software House. The game celebrates the sales milestone in conjunction with its one year anniversary of availability on Steam Early Access, where it still resides. "Looking to the future, Space Engineers...

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Living without a head in The Evil Within

Having a head is so last season. All the stylish kids get through the trial and error of The Evil Within without a head....

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Fifa fo fum, who smells the blood of an English man?

Chart-Track's post-FIFA portion of the year rolls along on the UK charts, with the footie franchise holding the top spot now for four straight weeks. Hunting the perennial performer was The Evil Within and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel in second and third, respectively. Although Chart-Track...

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WRUP: Chicken Pot Pie

Sorry y'all, I was writing this post hungry because I forgot to have lunch. I'm having chicken pot pie for dinner tonight. It's delicious and not that difficult to make homemade. Share a recipe if you want! What's everyone playing?...

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Elegy for a Dead World lives to write another day

Dejobaan Games' conceptually fascinating Elegy for a Dead World has achieved its Kickstarter goal of $48,000. The studio, best known for intense experiences like AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! and Drop that Beat like an Ugly Baby, is working with Girls Like Robots developer Ziba Scott of Popcannibal...

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Assassin's Creed Unity Xbox One bundles include AC4: Black Flag

Dear Templar Order, Today our brothers at Microsoft have shown their allegiance to the assassins. They will release two bundles of their Xbox One console featuring the exploits of our ancient enemies. Both versions contain Assassin's Creed Unity and Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, with the...

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Anita Sarkeesian speech canceled following threats, safety concerns

Feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian has canceled an appearance at Utah State University following death threats where the institution could not implement stronger safety controls. "Sarkeesian was informed that, in accordance with the State of Utah law regarding the carrying of firearms, if a person...

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Metareview: The Evil Within

Reviews for The Evil Within are flowing like a slit throat, with scores splattered all over the walls. Our review of the survival horror/action game faulted it as a frustrating experience that "ignored its own rules." Others were similarly disappointed, but plenty of folks seem to be content with...

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