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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

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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Sims 4 Real World: Recognizing your Joystiq in The Sims 4 [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

From the Joystiq House confessional: SIMS 4 JESS CONDITT: Alexander is a mostly good roommate. He's really clean and he cooks well, but I wish he'd stop stealing my clothes. I mean, yesterday I noticed my favorite sequined club dress was missing, and then I find it under his bed. He said it...

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Resident Evil trailer reanimates remake in horrifying HD

Capcom has released a brand new trailer for Resident Evil, the HD version of Shinji Mikami's survival horror classic remake which first hit Gamecube back in 2002. Due out in 2015, this new edition of Resident Evil will be available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Steam. ...

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Nintendo reveals first Amiibo figures and prices, but no release date

Nintendo revealed an initial line up of Amiibo toys on Thursday. The near-field communication-equipped action figures compatible with Nintendo Wii U and 3DS games like Super Smash Bros. will cost $12.99 each when they launch, but Nintendo has yet to announce an official release date for the line...

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Bayonetta 2 gives Wii U a new 'do on October 24

Bayonetta 2, the new Platinum Games and Nintendo joint starring a witch wearing a jumpsuit made of her own hair, will officially be available on the North American Wii U just in time for Halloween. Both retail and downloadable versions of Bayonetta 2 will release on October 24th. The retail...

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Dust: An Elysian Tail swishes to PS4 in 1080p, 60fps

Dust: An Elysian Tail is getting a second shot at console stardom in the near future when Dean Dodrill's anthropomorphic action exploration game jumps to PlayStation 4. Dodrill announced the new port via the PlayStation Blog on Thursday, allowing Fidget, the game's lovably freaky cat-bat character...

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Joystiq Streams: A low down dirty Oculus Rift DK2 tour [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Psst. Hey. Sick of all those tame interviews and careful hand-holding through the growing world of virtual reality? Want to take a trip down the unbeaten paths where the weird stuff is happening in Oculus Rift? Want to see a grown man fight with his inner ear when a computer helmet convinces his...

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