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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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New Mighty No. 9 footage is ready to rock, man

At this point, the best thing that could happen to Keiji Inafune's Mighty No. 9 is if Capcom straight-up sued. Free marketing, great debate, battle lines would be drawn. We don't know what the grounds for the lawsuit would be, but the latest footage of the game comes so close to sharing...

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Report: Former Bungie composer O'Donnell settles case

Former Bungie composer Marty O'Donnell's "without cause" termination from the company has concluded with a settlement between the Halo and Destiny tunesmith and Bungie studio head Harold Ryan, reports VentureBeat. The settlement will net O'Donnell a little over $95,000 in unpaid work, vacation...

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RuPaul's Drag Race: Dragopolis 2 goes mobile soon

Throw shade to block the sun when RuPaul's Drag Race: Dragopolis 2.0 arrives on the App Store and Google Play soon. Featuring queens like Jinkx Monsoon, Shangela and Sharon Needles, the snatch game features 45 levels of eleganza. There are also fashion challenges from the show to outfit and...

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Dance Central Spotlight shines September 2

Dance Central Spotlight electric slides through the interwebs into Xbox One on September 2. The core Kinect-required game, which includes 10 songs, will be $9.99. After that, there are another 50 songs to choose from, some of which were also revealed today. The game will be playable for the...

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Sims dev hiring for 'unique, emerging IP'

A recent Maxis (The Sims, SimCity) job posting for a Senior Designer sounds like the studio is in the early stages of creating a new brand in the creative genre. The job posting notes the candidate should have an "understanding [of] other games in the creativity space, including Little Big...

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WRUP: Quantum Leap

"Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only...

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Rise of Venice: Gold Edition out now

Strategy trading game Rise of Venice is available now in a complete "Gold Edition" on Steam, featuring the expanded content of the Beyond The Sea add-on, along with the Steamships and Sea Monsters downloadable elements. The premise of the game is simple: "Remove competing political rivals...

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Hearthstone's Naxxramas expansion begins July 22

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft single-player Adventure Mode, Curse of Naxxramas, will unleash the hounds on July 22. The 30 new Death Rattle-focused cards will be available over five weeks as sections of the game open. The price per wing is 700 gold apiece, but there are also real-money options...

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Walking Dead S2 Episode 4 gets release dates, trailer

Telltale Games revealed this morning that the snuggle-huggle fest known as The Walking Dead: Season 2 will return later this month with episode four. The current release schedule: PC and Mac worldwide, PlayStation 3 and Vita in North America: July 22 Xbox 360 worldwide and PlayStation Europe:...

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Pridefest is the gay pride parade simulator from Atari

Pridefest is the new social-sim game from Atari where players create and launch their very own gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender pride parade. This is the "first" of LGBT-themed games from Atari. "We will continue offering a variety of games that are inclusive for all Atari fans and...

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