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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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Report: Saints Row: The Cooler was canceled THQ brawler

Saints Row: The Cooler appears to have been a fighting game canceled in the twilight years of publisher THQ. Unseen64 reports the brawler, which was in development at Heavy Iron Studios, tried to capitalize on the motion control movement from several years back. Two versions of the game were...

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Totes download the Disney Fantasia demo on Xbox today

Fantasia: Music Evolved, the music experience game from the studio behind Rock Band and Dance Central, has a demo out today on both Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms. You'll be able to conduct the full game on October 21. Unlike the film series' focus on classical pieces, Fantasia: Music Evolved...

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WRUP: The Cryptarch or Tom Nook?

Who is a shadier practitioner of business: Destiny's The Cryptarch or Animal Crossing's Tom Nook? What's everyone playing?...

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Lindsay Lohan pushes pedal on Grand Theft Auto 5 lawsuit

Lindsay Lohan's 10-page lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive for allegedly using her likeness without permission in Grand Theft Auto 5 is now a 67-page complaint. The Hollywood Reporter details the new version, which has been amended to allow for this type of lawsuit to progress under New York...

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PSA: Project Spark ignited on Xbox One

Project Spark, Microsoft's ... hold on, we've got that around here somewhere. Microsoft's content creation platform is officially available now on Xbox One for free. The platform's payment system went through some changes several months back into a more subscription-based service. The game...

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Future shutters last official Nintendo UK magazine

The Official Nintendo Magazine in the UK will be shut down on November 11, Future Publishing and Nintendo announced today. The magazine's staff will be shifted to other positions within the company. "Nintendo will continue to speak directly to fans via Nintendo Direct, our social media and...

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WRUP: SMASH!

ME-GA MAN, ME-GA MAN, ME-GA MAN! Smash Bros. 3DS is out now. We liked it. You plan on playing with friends locally or seeking out others on the internet? What's everyone playing?...

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Metareview: Alien: Isolation

The good news is Alien: Isolation is far from being the disaster that was Aliens: Colonial Marines. Isolation delivers plenty of what franchise and survival series fans would hope for, with the consistent criticism brought up across reviews that it just. Keeps. Going. Our 4-star review was right...

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PSA: Smash Bros. requires patch for online, grab QR code here

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is out today, but challengers will need to grab an update before they can enter the internet arena. There are a couple of ways to access this update for the game we called "the most feature-complete, compelling Super Smash Bros. entry to date." First, make sure the...

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Angry Birds studio cuts 130 jobs to 'simplify' company

With profits down and an announced executive shuffle for year's end, it's not surprising that Angry Birds publisher Rovio is flinging some jobs into the dumpster. Outgoing CEO Mikael Hed announced today that the company will cut about 16 percent of its workforce, which is a "maximum of 130 people."...

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