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Danny is a Contributing Editor for Joystiq. He specializes in indie games and retro things. He holds a degree in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Final Fantasy 15 gameplay details, demo content revealed

New details revealed this week paint a clearer picture of what players can expect from Square Enix's RPG Final Fantasy 15 prior to its upcoming launch for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Director Hajime Tabata estimates that Final Fantasy 15 is currently around 55 percent complete, though the...

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Giana Sisters 2 coming to Wii U, Xbox One, PS4

Developer Black Forest Games is prototyping a sequel to its 2012 platformer Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams that could see a multiplatform release as soon as next year, Nintendo Life reports. Studio co-founder Adrian Goersch confirmed that the follow-up is slated for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One,...

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Hyper Light Drifter preview build goes live on Sept. 26

Backers eager to get their hands on the sleek action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter won't have to wait long. A preview build for Windows and Mac is set to go live on Steam next week, developer Heart Machine announced today. The build is designed to give an early glimpse at Hyper Light Drifter's...

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Final Fantasy series developers unveil Zodiac for Vita, iOS

French developer Kobojo has assembled a team of Final Fantasy series veterans for Zodiac, an upcoming multiplayer online RPG for iOS platforms and the PlayStation Vita. Taking place in a persistent online world, Zodiac features gameplay that spans side-scrolling 2D environments interspersed...

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Double Fine to exit Early Access, release full version of Spacebase DF-9

Double Fine announced that it will abandon its Steam Early Access plans for Spacebase DF-9, revealing that a finished version of its galactic life sim will launch next month. Spacebase DF-9's dev plans now focus on adding tutorials and in-game goals as the project nears a final release. The...

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Thomas Was Alone making the leap to PS4 this year

Brave rectangle Thomas and his geometric pals will soon journey to the PlayStation 4, publisher Curve Studios announced at Sony's PlayStation Blog today. Thomas Was Alone is a minimalist platformer starring a gang of four-sided heroes that all boast their own unique traversal abilities. After...

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A Dragon Quest Heroes gameplay video draws near!

Square Enix gave a first look at the gameplay featured in Omega Force's PlayStation 4 and PS3 action-RPG Dragon Quest Heroes: Anryuu to Sekaiju no Shiro at TGS this week, showcasing army-slaughtering mechanics similar to the developer's Dynasty Warriors series. The video above, transferred...

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Tales of Zestiria out in North America, Europe by summer 2015

The next PlayStation 3 entry in the long-running "Tales of" JRPG series is due to hit store shelves in North America and Europe by next summer, a Bandai Namco representative told IGN this week. The representative stated that Tales of Zestiria will debut in North America and Europe "no more than...

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Arcade-style shoot-'em-up Raiden 5 coming to Xbox One

Seibu Kaihatsu's Raiden shoot-'em-up series will return on the Xbox One, a teaser trailer shown at Microsoft's TGS booth revealed this week. Tracing its origins back to the 1990 release of Raiden in arcades, the vertically scrolling series saw multiple ports and releases across 16- and 32-bit...

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Ice Climbers won't be in the new Smash Bros, and here's why

Fans of the Nintendo Entertainment System launch title Ice Climber (yes, they exist) may be disappointed to learn that stars Popo and Nana will not return for the latest entry in the Super Smash Bros. series, due out this year for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS. In a recent issue of Famitsu, Super...

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