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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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XCOM: Enemy Within now on mobile

Commander, XCOM: Enemy Within is now available for iOS and Android devices. Yup, it's the full game, which includes the addition of genetic manipulation and mechs to the turn-based strategy game of humans vs. aliens. Ironman is the only way to play! The game is compatible with iPad 3, iPad mini ...

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Dungeon Defenders 2 hits Early Access next month

Good time co-op tower defense game Dungeon Defenders 2 will enter Steam's Early Access program on December 5. Although DD2 will eventually launch as a free game with, as Trendy puts it, "ethical in-game purchases," the Early Access version will be a premium experience. "Players that purchase t...

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Crystal Red and Blue Nintendo 2DS available Nov. 21

Nintendo announced today that its Crystal Red and Crystal Blue 2DS units, which were previously announced for Europe, will also be available in North America later this month. The units will launch on November 21 at $99. That just happens to be the same day Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire hit...

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Dragon Age: Inquisition review: Tipping the scales

PC, Xbox One, PS4 Dragon Age: Inquisition is an immense fantasy epic, a sprawling adventure across the many landscapes of Thedas, unapologetically mature in its exploration of politics and brazen in its combat. Inquisition is also developer BioWare's redemption song. It's everything that a seque...

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WRUP: BlizzCon news drop

Our buddies over at Massively and WoW Insider are at BlizzCon and they've been busy. More Hearthstone. New World of Warcraft pets. And a whole new game announcement with Overwatch. What's everyone playing this weekend?...

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Metareview: Lords of the Fallen

It appears reviewers do not take the same masochistic pleasure from Lords of the Fallen as they did from similar games like Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. Critical reception to the game veered mostly toward the lower end of the acceptable spectrum, with reviews noting Lords of the Fallen was a littl...

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BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition available today

BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition is available today on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms for $40. This version includes the core skyhook swinging adventure, along with all the game's add-on content. Yup, even the Burial at Sea adventures. Although publisher 2K previously mentioned ...

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Destiny 'Dark Below' expansion brings some free content for all

Destiny welcomes guardians to enter The Dark Below expansion on December 9, but for those who don't buy a spelunking ticket, the game will receive some updates for general players. In addition to new weapons and armor for all, developer Bungie noted it will also add new daily bounties and five addi...

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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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