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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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Fifa fo fum, who smells the blood of an English man?

Chart-Track's post-FIFA portion of the year rolls along on the UK charts, with the footie franchise holding the top spot now for four straight weeks. Hunting the perennial performer was The Evil Within and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel in second and third, respectively. Although Chart-Track...

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WRUP: Chicken Pot Pie

Sorry y'all, I was writing this post hungry because I forgot to have lunch. I'm having chicken pot pie for dinner tonight. It's delicious and not that difficult to make homemade. Share a recipe if you want! What's everyone playing?...

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Elegy for a Dead World lives to write another day

Dejobaan Games' conceptually fascinating Elegy for a Dead World has achieved its Kickstarter goal of $48,000. The studio, best known for intense experiences like AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! and Drop that Beat like an Ugly Baby, is working with Girls Like Robots developer Ziba Scott of Popcannibal...

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Assassin's Creed Unity Xbox One bundles include AC4: Black Flag

Dear Templar Order, Today our brothers at Microsoft have shown their allegiance to the assassins. They will release two bundles of their Xbox One console featuring the exploits of our ancient enemies. Both versions contain Assassin's Creed Unity and Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, with the...

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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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