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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.

Anthony John Agnello's Latest Posts

Twitch update on Xbox One: This time it's personal(ization)

Just in time for the flood of new Xbox One owners broadcasting throughout the holidays, Twitch has announced a plethora of new features for its streaming service on Microsoft's console. Ranging from broader archive access to adding a personal touch to your homepage, the update expands Twitch as par...

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Joystiq Streams: Finding our Destiny in the Dark Below

How far we have come since Dinklage first found us in the wreckage of Russia! We have rolled and re-rolled our characters, we have raided with friends and unlikely allies. We have kitted ourselves out with the tightest loot there ever was, and discovered Loot Caves that passed into legend as qu...

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The Game Awards 2014: Hang out with Joystiq for the show [Replay]

The Game Awards 2014 madness has technically already begun. You need look no further than Street Fighter V's announcement this morning, and more game announcements and premieres are expected throughout the event this evening. We already know you're going to be following along on Twitter, but why no...

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Joystiq Streams: Oneechanbara Z2 Chaos gets mossy, private on PS4

PlayStation, you delightful little box, happy 20th birthday! May you live long enough for that insane old PlayStation 9 commercial to become reality. Looking back on two decades of machines, one thing rings true: PlayStation has never shied away from getting weird. From day one, PlayStations we...

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Joystiq Giveaway: The Witcher Adventure Game

Geralt of Rivia is awesome. His friends are awesome. Whether you've partaken of CD Projekt Red's RPG pleasure in The Witcher video games or tumbled down the rabbit hole of Andrzej Sapkowski's novels, the general awesomeness of Geralt and his pals is impossible to deny. The guy's a mutated, long...

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Joystiq Streams: Raiding Lara Croft & The Temple of Osiris [Show's over!]

It really hasn't been that long since we hung out with Lara Croft. Capital L, capital C Lara Croft! The shorts and blue tank top, quick to kick a tiger in the face Lara Croft. Still, adventures with her younger, white tank top-wearing self have dominated Lara time these past couple of years. No ...

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Joystiq Streams: One last early look at Dungeon Defenders 2

Eight months on from Joystiq's last stream of Dungeon Defenders 2, Trendy Entertainment is finally ready to unleash its crafty blend of co-op role-playing and tower defense on the public. Months of testing, tweaking, and tally-ho-ing into battle has hopefully worked out the kinks since our last ses...

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Joystiq Giveaway: 3 HTC One (M8) Windows Phones with Xbox cases

Here we are folks: The Gauntlet. Once it was Black Friday. Then there was Cyber Monday. Once Taco Tuesday got involved, though, we knew it was something more. Every day between now and New Year's Day involves some kind of insane sale, so we're just going to call it The Gauntlet for short. With a...

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Joystiq Streams: Will Shadow of Mordor on Xbox 360 break us?

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have, for all their technological advancements, returned the gaming world to a place few expected it would go: the land for the down port. Way back when, PC and arcade games too beefy for consoles would be adapted to run on older, less capable machines, hence why ...

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Joystiq Streams: Humble Bundle giveaway extravaganza

Perhaps you heard: We put together a Humble Bundle! Joystiq and the merry Humble crew assembled a selection of delicious games and began selling them for a shockingly low price, with proceeds going to the developers, Humble, and the absolutely wonderful organization known as AbleGamers. (If you're ...

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