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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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Last chance to get Threes for frees at Starbucks

Threes! is available for free at Starbucks for a little while longer, maybe today and tomorrow, and it's worth grabbing. Since there are plenty of free clones like it - for example 2048 - here's the opportunity to get the premium press original at no additional cost. It's always cool to pick up...

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Have you been downloading your free PS Plus games?

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida recently discussed the continued dissonance between the audience's perception and reality of independent games and AAA titles. In particular, he mentioned the download rates of games available for free to PlayStation Plus members. "I hear...

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Halo 2: Anniversary 'Gungoose' is Mongoose with top gun

This past weekend at RTX 2014 in Austin, we learned that the "Gungoose," the Halo universe's Mongoose ATV with a big gun welded to the front, will make it into Halo 2: Anniversary. Halo 2: Anniversary, for its part, will come bundled in with Halo: The Master Chief Collection when it's released...

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WRUP: For freedom!

WRUP is here early so you can share with fellow comrades what games you're playing this weekend for eternal glory. Eat some grilled stuff this weekend! Meats, vegetables or whatever you're into. Do it for freedom! What's everyone playing? [Image: Shutterstock]...

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Endless Legend bumps up the beta

Endless Legend, the early access 4X fantasy game by Endless Space and Dungeon of the Endless developer Amplitude Studios, will receive a significant update today. The update includes two new factions, "fully functional" multiplayer, enhancements to the battle system, more diplomacy and a...

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Gods Will Be Watching the game's July 24 release

Gods Will Be Watching, the point-and-click adventure of not happy things, will be available July 24 on PC, Mac, and Linux across many of your favorite digital distribution platforms (Steam, GOG and Humble). The game will be available in a stress and panic versions, which are simply being named...

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Evolve wins E3 Game Critics Awards, PS4 leading platform

As voted on by 29 publications, here are the winners of the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3. Spoilers: Evolve won quite a few, along with No Man's Sky and Smash Bros... ...

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Witcher mobile MOBA cast on tablets later this year

The Witcher Battle Arena is the best parts of what happens when a company like CD Projekt Red, developer of ambitious RPGs like The Witcher series, gets outside its comfort zone and thinks about making something as ubiquitous as another MOBA. A saturated genre that is so easily dismissed with an...

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The 'Sheltered' apocalypse is coming!

Sheltered, described as a post-apocalyptic strategy game, will be published by Team17, the developer best (only?) known for the Worms franchise. The publishing deal is part of Team17's expanding third-party publishing program, which is interesting given Team17's own publishing history. ...

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WRUP: A quiet July to catch up

There's no better opportunity to catch up on that backlog than the month of July. Or, you could always add more to the games that need playing. The end of the year flood begins in late August. What's everyone playing?...

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