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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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Amazon offers PS4, camera and two games for under $450

Black Friday is now a distant memory, but it's not too late to score a solid deal on a current-gen console in the days leading up to Christmas. Amazon is currently selling a PlayStation 4 hardware bundle that includes a PlayStation camera and two additional games for $440.99. Along with the hard...

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Destiny hot fix tweaks Crota's End raid drops

If you're suffering from a lack of level-boosting loot in Destiny's raids, Bungie has the cure for what ails you. A patch issued this week tweaks gear drop rates within The Dark Below's new raid mission Crota's End, ensuring that more players will receive new equipment for their efforts. Followi...

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Skylanders Trap Team Light and Dark expansions hit retail this weekend

Skylanders veterans will soon be able to master in-game elements never previously seen in the series via a pair of new Skylanders Trap Team expansion packs premiering at retail this weekend. Trap Masters Knight Mare and Knight Light join the Skylanders roster as part of Trap Team's new Light and...

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 targets 2016 release for PS4, Xbox One, PC

A new entry in the million-selling Sniper: Ghost Warrior series is "deep in development" for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC platforms, developer CI Games announced today. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 will feature a blend of precision shooting and strategic gameplay, challenging players to use st...

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Landmark visual novel Steins;Gate heads west on PS3, Vita next year

Acclaimed Japanese visual novel Steins;Gate will be localized and released in North America and Europe next year for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, publisher PQube announced today. Taking place on the streets of Japanese electronics shopping district Akihabara, Steins;Gate tells a sci-fi tale in...

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Tomb Raider: DE, Dark Souls 2 drop to $20 each on Amazon

Heads up if you're in a rush to find last-minute Christmas gifts: Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (Xbox One/PS4) and Dark Souls 2 (Xbox 360/PS3) are $19.99 apiece on Amazon right now, making either an ideal pick for the gamers on your shopping list. Other featured deals on Amazon this week inclu...

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Final Fantasy 15 English-language trailer hits the road

It's time to take another look at Final Fantasy 15's TGS trailer -- this time, with translated dialog. The trailer above gives a brief sample of Final Fantasy 15's English-language voice cast as our heroes embark on a fantastical road trip and square off against mammoth creatures. A demo version ...

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Driveclub's Redline DLC deploys this week in Europe, Dec. 22 in North America

Driveclub's next Season Pass expansion pack will take a lap in Europe one week before it hits North American shores, developer Evolution Studios announced via Facebook. The upcoming Redline DLC adds five new vehicles, including Renault's Alpine A110-50, McLaren's F1 LM, the Ferrari 458 Speciale,...

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Assassin's Creed Unity's fourth patch arrives Monday

The fourth major bug-killing patch for Assassin's Creed Unity will launch across all platforms on Monday, Ubisoft announced today. Detailed earlier this week, the forthcoming patch aims to address lingering framerate issues, crashes, and companion app bugs. Unity has been updated several times f...

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Bandai Namco on board with amiibo, One Piece gets Nintendo-themed costumes

Bandai Namco has signed on as the first third-party publisher to offer amiibo support with its recently launched Nintendo 3DS action game One Piece: Super Grand Battle X. Nintendo Everything (via a Shonen Jump magazine magazine scan captured at Arlong Park Forums) reveals that Nintendo's figurin...

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