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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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Journey, Until Dawn, more from Sony heading to PS4

A now-removed post at Sony's Gamescom landing page revealed a handful of new PlayStation 4 games ahead of the publisher's planned Gamescom showing, IGN reports. Sony's full Gamescom lineup, reprinted at NeoGAF, includes PlayStation 4 versions of Thatgamecompany's Journey, Supermassive Games'...

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Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 gobbles up an October release

Ohhhhhhhh no / Those ghosts have got to go / Go go Paczilla Pac-Man and his pals are back for another round of 3D platforming with the upcoming release of Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS, publisher Bandai Namco announced this week....

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Iron Banner challenges return to Destiny Beta

Heads up, Destiny level-cappers -- you've got a new challenge waiting for you. Bungie is reintroducing Iron Banner challenges in a series of special Crucible events throughout this weekend, giving Beta veterans an incentive to take on new competition. To unlock the Iron Banner challenges,...

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Skylanders Trap Team to introduce 'Eon's Elite' premium toy line

Activision announced that it will roll out a new collector-oriented series of Skylanders toys following the launch of the multiplatform sequel Skylanders Trap Team this fall. The new "Eon's Elite" figures feature a metallic finish, and sit atop a golden base inside a premium-packaged foil...

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GOG adds more than 50 Linux games, including many exclusives

DRM-free game distributor GOG.com has introduced support for Linux platforms, adding more than 50 Linux-compatible games to its online catalog. GOG's initial lineup hosts a number of exclusive Linux debuts for many featured games, including Pirates! Gold Plus, Flatout 2, and Rise of the Triad:...

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2K is teasing something BioShock related

2K Games' UK branch has posted a teaser image recalling earlier entries in the BioShock series, sparking a new wave of fan theories and speculation. "Come bite the Apple!" reads a faux advertisement from Eve's Garden, an exotic dancing club featured in the original BioShock and BioShock 2's...

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Kickstarter-funded game developer at heart of Airbnb squatter scandal

Reports from multiple sources identify the culprit behind a recent high-profile Airbnb squatting case as Maksym Pashanin, a game developer who turned to Kickstarter last year to fund the courier-themed roguelike RPG Confederate Express. Airbnb is an online service that allows travelers to seek...

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The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection free through Origin this week

After recently ending official support for the PC version of 2004's The Sims 2, Electronic Arts is now offering all Origin users a copy of The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection for free, through the end of the month. Users can redeem the expansion-bundled freebie by entering the code "I-LOVE-THE-SIMS"...

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Play Destiny's Beta on Saturday, get a reward in the full version

Bungie is offering Destiny Beta participants an exclusive reward for the full version of the game as an incentive for logging in this weekend, according to an in-game message relayed to players today. "To earn your reward, play the Destiny Beta on Saturday, July 26th at 2pm PDT (9pm GMT)," the...

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Samurai Warriors 4 tenth anniversary edition hits PS4 in October

Koei Tecmo celebrates a decade of historical brawling with an upcoming anniversary collector's edition of Samurai Warriors 4 arriving for the PlayStation 4 in October. Samurai Warriors 4: Special Anime Pack includes a Blu-ray copy of the Samurai Warriors: Legend of the Sanada anime, an official...

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