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Anthony is a writer living in New York whose work has appeared in The A.V. Club, The Gameological Society, Edge, and Fast Company. He has been writing about video games for 28 years. Only seven of those years have been professional writing. The previous 21 years were primarily private stories about spending time with Mega Man. He owns two beaches, likes long walks on cats, and is eternally grateful for the love and patience of his wife.

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You Don't Know Jack dev's Fibbage cons its way onto PS4 and PS3

Jackbox Games has a new PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 game, and it's called _____. Cookie Masterson's Slow Roast Fun Time! You Don't Know Jane! Video Games: Serious Business! In Fibbage, the actual name of the game, eight players can enter whatever they want attempting to convince other...

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Xbox chief: Minecraft will continue on PlayStation, mobile

When word spread last week that Microsoft was considering a purchase of Mojang and its gaming titan Minecraft, fans were concerned about the game's future. Would Minecraft become an Xbox exclusive? Would it be locked to Windows Phones going forward? In a video discussing the acquisition, Xbox...

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Can you play Doom on a printer? Yes you Canon

With wearable computers like Google Glass and Apple Watch wooing the tech obsessed, it's hard not to feel bad for older machines showing their age. Printers no doubt look at fax machines and imagine a grim future of irrelevance, but they can buck up thanks to hot new game support! Printers are...

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Joystiq Streams: If Hatoful Boyfriend is wrong, I don't want to be right

For many hours and days that pass ever soon the winds have caused the flame to dim At last the wing is straight, the talon to the loom Is this to end or just begin? All of my bird love, all of my bird love, Hatoful Boyfriend love to you. After four days of Destiny streaming, Joystiq is...

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Don't want that app? Google Play expands refunds up to two hours after purchase

Regretting that $7 purchase of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on your Nexus 7? There's time to turn it around now that Google has expanded the window for refunds on app purchases. Google Play shoppers now have two hours to return an app to the store, whereas refunds were previously limited to just...

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Destiny roundtable with Joystiq on Google and Twitch, plus an Xbox One stream

Destiny makes bold claims right in the title. Bungie named its game after inevitability! While only time will tell if the studio's bold experiment in blending its signature shooter fundamentals with a decade of MMO evolution has produced a classic, Destiny is certainly unavoidable in the gaming...

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Joystiq Streams: Starting Destiny fights in the Crucible

We've poured hours into the game. We took a long hard look at the different classes. Now we're taking the gloves off, spiking up our hair and face-painting it up in the character customization to get ready for vicious PvP action in Destiny's Crucible! Gasp as Alexander Sliwinski punches people...

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Joystiq Streams: A beginner's guide to Destiny

So you've woken up thousands of years in the future and the Earth is a wasteland, covered with wizards, purple balls and crab tanks. Some giant benevolent space ball is trying to help the last of humanity out, but it's not going great. A little floating robot wants you to help but, boy, is he...

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Unboxing Destiny Ghost Edition and the white PS4 bundle

When a box shows up hiding the first new intellectual property from Bungie in 13 years alongside a little, creepy plastic robot in it, there's only one thing to do: rip that sucker open and sift through its delicious limited edition innards. Richard Mitchell (@TheRichardM) and Alexander...

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To the Moon! Joystiq is giving away free copies of Destiny

One simple question: Where did that wizard come from? Just kidding. We all know about that wizard's lunar origins. Now we just need to figure out what to do with him. Best bet is to form a three-person fire team, call up your personal Ghost, and show that fool how we do things downtown in Bungie's...

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