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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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Xenoblade Chronicles confirmed for US release in April

What a bunch of jokers! Nintendo confirmed during its January Nintendo Direct presentation that the New Nintendo 3DS port of Xenoblade is coming to the the US in April 2015. Nintendo also confirmed that it will be available on April 2 in Japan. Announced in August, the renamed Xenoblade Chronicl...

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'Project Treasure' is a free-to-play, 4-player action game for Wii U

Katsuhiro Harada, famed lover of sunglasses and director of the Tekken series, announced a new game for Wii U from Namco Bandai. Codenamed Project Treasure, the four-player co-op game for Wii U will focus on hunting for treasure and fighting enemies. Unlike Harada's Tekken games, Project Treasure i...

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Free-to-play Pokemon Shuffle announced for Nintendo 3DS eShop

In an attempt to reignite Pokemon Puzzle League addictions around the world, Nintendo is releasing a new Pokemon puzzle game for the Nintendo 3DS. Pokemon Shuffle for Nintendo 3DS will be available to play for free by downloading it from the eShop when it releases in February. [Image: Nintendo]...

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Nintendo announces 'The Latest in the Fire Emblem Series' for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo announced a new, untitled Fire Emblem for Nintendo 3DS during its Nintendo Direct January 2015 event. Developed by series stewards Intelligent Systems, it's a follow up to 2013's Fire Emblem: Awakening. Update: We've added the game's teaser trailer (above) and a handful of screens (be...

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Joystiq Streams: The sound of thunder in Evolve

I'm going hunting, I'm the hunter/I'll bring back the goods/But I don't know when No, Bjork isn't a selectable character in Turtle Rock Studio's first major multiplayer shooter since creating Left 4 Dead. Just four hunters fulfilling four distinctive roles as they bring down the most dangero...

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Joystiq Discussion: When is it time to reboot?

Deeply excited about replaying Devil May Cry 4 and DmC: Devil May Cry on PlayStation 4, I embarked on a quest to finally fill a gaping hole in my gaming experience this week. Playing Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening for the first time elicited some distinct thoughts. First, this game lives up to ...

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Joystiq Streams: Who watches the Watch Dogs Wii U? You do!

We've been threatening to do it for almost two months. Everyone said we were just making empty threats. "Oh, Joystiq is all talk," they said, "what with their boasts about streaming odd ports of big budget duds on a peculiar Nintendo console! Why would they ever stream Watch Dogs on Wii U? Who ...

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Joystiq Streams: Badass British Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Speedrun

What are you looking at, you blue freak? Wagging your finger at us like you're all that. Think we're impressed that you hang out with a fox with two tails? Well... we are! That's super cool! But the fact that your eyes sort of connect into a single giant eye is gross! And why are you blue? That...

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Joystiq Discussion: How do you tackle your gaming back log?

January is when the sheer scale of it hits you, when you stare into the inky abyss of your Steam library and wonder: when the hell am I going to play all of these games? Every time the sale starts, the back log grows. Five measly bucks for a copy of Tomb Raider: The Definitive Edition! Who cares th...

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Best of the Rest: Anthony's picks of 2014

ATTENTION: The year 2014 has concluded its temporal self-destruct sequence. If you are among the escapees, please join us in salvaging and preserving the best games from the irradiated chrono-debris. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Unlike a surprising number of vocal individuals on the ...

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