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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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White Xbox One Sunset Overdrive, Madden bundles confirmed

Well, that was fast rumor turnaround. The white Xbox Ones have been confirmed by Polygon. The Madden 15 bundle will be priced at $399 without a Kinect in the box and is planned to launch August 26. Actually, it won't have Madden in the box either, since the game will be delivered via a...

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Resident Evil re-remake set for early 2015

The original Resident Evil is being reanimated once again in early 2015. That's not entirely precise. The original Resident Evil launched in 1996 and was put under the knife and remade in 2002. According to publisher Capcom, this HD remix is the "definitive re-visit of that iconic" remake from...

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Nintendo's indie spokesman leaves company

Nintendo's digital distribution business development manager Dan Adelman, who was the indie outreach specialist for the company, has left the company. Adelman was banned from Twitter by Nintendo last year for showing sympathy for gamers frustrated by region locking, something that didn't fall...

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The Last of Us: Remastered spores big on UK charts

The Last of Us: Remastered, the PS4 re-release of Joystiq's Game of the Year 2013, did exceptionally well in its debut week on the UK charts. Not only was the tale of what happens when athlete's foot goes unchecked the top selling game of the week, but it was also the fifth biggest launch of the...

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White Xbox One with Sunset Overdrive spotted, removed

French retailer Micromania.fr allegedly posted and then removed a listing for a white Xbox One and Sunset Overdrive bundle. Eurogamer snapped a shot of the bundle, listed for €399. White Xbox One were previously only available to members of Microsoft's development team and through various...

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Gaystation 4 purchased for $4K

A quick update on last week's auction in Sweden by retailer Webhallen for a customized PlayStation 4 to support The Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Rights (RFSL). The "Gaystation edition" auction concluded with a final bid of 28,300kr, which is roughly $4,105....

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WRUP: Guardians of the Galaxies

Other than going to see the talking raccoon movie this weekend, we hope you're settling in for a nice bout in front of a screen and saving some galaxy of your choice. Or, you know, you're playing Plague Inc. and then you're killing us all. You monster. What's everyone playing?...

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Invisible Inc. becomes visible on Early Access August 19

Klei Entertainment has not just survived, but thrived, utilizing Steam's Early Access program with Don't Starve. Now the company will make its next game, Invisible Inc. (formerly known as Incognita), available through the service on August 19. The procedurally generated, turn-based stealth game...

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Put down your tea and watch this Shadow of Mordor gameplay

We're not sure why the narrator isn't more excited in this video about the Wraith abilities in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Everything we've seen about this game makes us more and more stoked about it, so this guy's mellow demeanor is a bit confusing. Maybe he just had some nice chamomile...

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Sims 4 trailer is emotional, features topless selfies

< The Sims 4 will feature emotional moppets who can use their new-found sense of self to build skills faster within the game. Or, you know, they could just have so much "confidence" they spend the day taking shirtless selfies while grandma watches....

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