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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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WRUP: And the moral of the story is...

Don't send people death threats. More specifically, if you're a developer, most certainly don't threaten to kill Gabe Newell. What's everyone playing?...

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Trine developer launches iOS platformer Splot

Frozenbyte, developer of co-op platformer Trine, has created one of the most mobile-looking mobile games in Splot. The platformer is available today on the App Store for $3.99 (€3.59 / £2.49) and features a blob that must capture "birdlings" within a time limit. It's the fast-fingers...

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Civilization: Beyond Earth review: Buy-in Alpha Centauri

Viewed through the idea that it's a standalone expansion to Sid Meier's Civilization 5, Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth streamlines gameplay in the long-running strategy series to enhance the pace of the historically-strapped franchise. As a spiritual successor to Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri,...

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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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