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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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Humble Mozilla Bundle: Try in your browser, redeem at Steam

Humble Bundle adopts a new approach with its featured offerings today with the The Humble Mozilla Bundle, a collection that lets you test drive HTML5 versions of featured games in your browser before you commit to a purchase. The pay-what-you-want package includes Steam-redeemable copies of...

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Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire demo due next week on 3DS

A trial version of Game Freak's re-remade monster-battling RPG pair Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire will hit the 3DS eShop next week, Nintendo announced today. Nintendo also teases new Mega Evolutions for Latios and Latias in the video above, giving players an early look at the advanced...

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Vine now looping infinitely on Xbox One

Social media phenomenon Vine is now available as an Xbox One app, allowing you to experience six-second bursts of brilliance and/or annoyance on your living room television. Vine lets users record and share edited video clips up to six seconds in length, giving a brief window of opportunity for...

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PlayStation TV launches stateside with last-minute compatibility changes

The PlayStation TV launches today in North America boasting compatibility with a large number of PSP, PS Vita, and PS minis games, but users at NeoGAF point out that a last-minute compatibility update renders several major titles unplayable on Sony's new hardware. Just prior to the system's...

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Classic PC games Colonization, Pirates! Gold hit Steam

Retro-focused publisher Tommo announced plans to revive and distribute a number of classic PC games via Steam, GOG.com, and other digital platforms as part of its newly announced Retroism initiative. PC strategy games Sid Meier's Colonization, Pirates! Gold Plus and Sid Meier's Covert Action are...

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Assassin's Creed Rogue sets sail on PC in 2015

Assassin's Creed series sequel Assassin's Creed Rogue is coming to PC platforms in addition to previously announced ports for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, publisher Ubisoft revealed today in the trailer above. Rogue follows up on the storyline introduced in last year's Assassin's Creed 4:...

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Mutant Mudds dev's Xeodrifter blasts off in first trailer

Developer Renegade Kid mixes a dash of Metroid with its Mutant Mudds formula in its latest project Xeodrifter, shown in action for the first time in the trailer above. Xeodrifter marries Metroid-style alien environments and exploration with Mutant Mudds' signature background-hopping mechanics,...

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Monster Hunter's dinos are no match for real-world cats

Excellent cat video repository StudioSinga presents a look at what the next entry in Capcom's Monster Hunter series might look like if it starred a cast of gigantic feline protagonists. It, uh, would be much less challenging, for one thing. Cats are way OP. StudioSinga's Munchkin cats get a...

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343: Halo 2 Anniversary campaign not at native 1080p

The upgraded port of Halo 2 included in the Xbox One-exclusive series compilation Halo: The Master Chief Collection will not output at a native 1080p resolution, developer 343 Industries confirmed in an interview with IGN this week. The porting process initially placed Halo 2: Anniversary at...

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Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley takes root November 4

Lighthearted farming sim Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley will premiere for the Nintendo 3DS in North America next month, publisher Natsume revealed today. The Lost Valley evolves the agriculture-focused gameplay of its predecessors while adding new terrain customization elements reminiscent of...

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