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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: Encounter at Farpoint

Internet: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the gameship Joystiq. Its mission: to explore strange new downloads, to seek out new games and new experiences, to boldly go where no one has gone before. What's everyone playing?...

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Armello enters Game of Early Access Thrones

Digital board game Armello is available now on Steam Early Access. Developed by Australian studio League of Geeks, the strategy-RPG hybrid delivers eye candy, with analog gameplay mechanics like cards, dice-rolling combat, along with digital aspects like day/night cycles and an in-depth equipment s...

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Castle in the Darkness lights up Steam on February 5

Castle in the Darkness from Nicalis, developer and publisher of 1001 Spikes, will make its Steam debut on February 5. Matt Kap, who is credited as the lead artist on The Binding of Isaac and 1001 Spikes, took the helm on this game. Priced at $6, Castle in the Darkness is described as an action a...

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The Witcher Battle Arena launches

Geralt of Rivia and friends are available now for a witchin' good time on tablets. The Witcher Battle Arena, a MOBA designed by Fuero Games and CD Projekt RED specifically for tablets, is available now for iOS and Android devices. "We will have different modes in the future. There will be a mons...

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EA Access offers first look at Battlefield Hardline

General PSA for EA Access subscribers, and likely to be similar to the Dragon Age: Inquisition promotion, Battlefield: Hardline will also be available early through the service. "Yes, you will be able to get early access to Battlefield Hardline through EA Access," responded the official Battlefi...

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Robotoki closes shop, Human Element on 'hiatus'

Robert Bowling's Robotoki has closed up shop, Joystiq has confirmed. "This week we have ceased operations at Robotoki and the development of Human Element is on hiatus," Bowling told us in a statement. "We were actively negotiating a new publishing deal for the premium version of Human Element ...

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Borderlands 2, Pre-Sequel bundle announced for PS4, Xbox One

Let's be honest, we all saw this coming: Publisher 2K has assembled The Handsome Collection, which includes Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (with all DLC) on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The collection launches March 24 and 27 in North America and internationally, respectively. Ther...

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Sid Meier's 'Starships' blasts off this year

The house Sid Meier built, Firaxis, will send out an "interstellar strategy game" for PC, Mac and iPad in early 2015. According to 2K's initial announcement, players will research new technologies and spaceship designs, pierce through the unknown reaches of the galaxy and fight in turn-based comba...

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WRUP: AC adapter not included

It hurts, we know. Let's hug it out. D'awwwwww, so cute! What's everyone playing this weekend?...

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Activision takes victory lap, Destiny biggest new game franchise launch

Let us be colloquial: Activision makin' mad bank, yo. Like, all the cheddar. The publisher took a victory lap this morning, reiterating the top placement of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare during yesterday's NPD, the success of Skylanders among children and making a pertinent addendum to Destiny's s...

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