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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.

Danny Cowan's Latest Posts

Twitch CEO: In-game music muting 'a mistake,' appeals feature added

Video game streaming service Twitch has modified many of its recent controversial policy changes in response to user feedback, announcing that streamers will now be able to appeal muted content-matched audio in archived videos. Earlier this week, Twitch introduced a Content ID-like auto-muting...

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Gunpoint dev seeks artist, composer for follow-up Heat Signature

Indie developer Tom Francis outlines his upcoming PC stealth game Heat Signature in the newly launched gameplay video above in the hopes of assembling a team to finish the project. Announced earlier this year, Heat Signature challenges players to infiltrate randomly generated space vessels...

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Humble Weekly Bundle collects Ys Origin, Gigantic Army, Astebreed

The latest Humble Weekly Bundle sets its sights on Japanese developers, offering up a collection of games from Falcom, Edelweiss, and other standout creators. All bundle buyers receive copies of the off-kilter apartment management sim Unholy Heights, autoscrolling roguelike One Way Heroics,...

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Protect Me Knight sequel coming to Japanese 3DS eShop in September

Japanese indie studio Ancient revealed that a sequel to its retro-styled multiplayer party game Protect Me Knight will hit the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Japan in September. Co-founded by noted game music composer Yuzo Koshiro (Streets of Rage, ActRaiser), Ancient's previous credits include the...

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax hits retail September 30

Atlus announced that its 2D fighting game sequel Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will debut in North America for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on September 30. Continuing the story introduced in 2012's Persona 4 Arena, Ultimax features a batch of new playable characters, including Persona 4 navigator...

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Xbox One Digital TV Tuner coming to Europe in October

Xbox One owners in Europe will soon be able to view live TV broadcasts through their consoles with the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner, a USB peripheral that offers an alternative way to view channels normally accessed via cable or a satellite set-top box. The accessory supports Xbox One dashboard...

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IGF 2015 now accepting submissions

Indie developers, it's time to start applying the final coat of polish to your star projects. The Independent Games Festival is now accepting submissions for its 2015 event, giving eligible devs the chance to compete across multiple featured categories. IGF entrants compete for over $50,000 in...

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PS4 games added to PSN's Summer Sale in Europe

PlayStation 4 owners in Europe have access to a catalog-spanning sale on the PlayStation Network this week that discounts Don't Starve: Console Edition, Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, Trials Fusion, and other platform standouts. PS4-specific Summer Sale highlights include Murdered: Soul...

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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition confirmed for Xbox One, PS4

Amazon is now accepting pre-orders for Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, an upgraded PlayStation 4 and Xbox One port of Square Enix's 2012 open-world action game. According to the Amazon listing, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition bundles a copy of the game with over $85 worth of previously...

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Report: Retailers limiting, canceling Destiny Ghost Edition pre-orders

If you have Destiny's Ghost Edition pre-ordered, you may want to double-check with your local retailer to make sure your reservation is still intact. Multiple accounts at the Destiny subreddit confirm that Best Buy and other retailers are canceling recent Ghost Edition pre-orders as demand...

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