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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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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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Bungie: 'Destiny has to keep evolving'

Destiny. A month after launch, Destiny is a mix of high-highs and divisive lows. It's an enormously successful new intellectual property for publisher Activision, with sales in the hundreds of millions of dollars. According to developer Bungie, the game averages 3.2 million players daily, who spend...

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Metareview: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

We recognized Borderland: The Pre-Sequel for what it is in our review: "It's to shoot a bunch of weird, wacky enemies in the face and to shovel as much loot into our packs as we can carry." Are you looking for more Borderlands? In that bizarre style you couldn't get enough of after going...

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NBA 2K card-battling app now available

We're all adults here and recognize that fantasy football/baseball is just Dungeons and Dragons for jocks, right? Ok, well, here we go with My NBA 2K15 for mobile devices, which is essentially Magic: The Gathering of Hearthstone for the polyester and nylon uniform set. As PocketGamer notes, the...

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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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