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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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New King's Quest coming from Activision, The Odd Gentlemen

Activision announced that it will publish a new entry in Sierra's classic King's Quest adventure game series developed by The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom creator The Odd Gentlemen, confirming previous reports. King's Quest: Your Legacy Awaits will launch in the fall of 2015 for Xbox One...

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Code Name: STEAM hits 3DS on March 13, 2015

Nintendo revealed that its 3DS tactical strategy game Code Name: STEAM will premiere on March 13, 2015 in North America. Boasting gameplay similar to Sega's Valkyria Chronicles, Code Name: STEAM features an alternate-history steampunk aesthetic and boasts a competitive head-to-head multiplayer m...

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EA publishing next project from Brothers director Josef Fares

Electronic Arts announced during tonight's Video Game Awards that it will publish the debut game from Hazelight, a newly formed studio headed by Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons director Josef Fares. Target platforms were not named, and a release date is not yet known....

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Major Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare patch hits PS4, Xbox One

A significant Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare update addressing multiple gameplay issues is now available on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, developer Sledgehammer Games announced this week. Advanced Warfare's "biggest title update yet" patches Goliath clipping and out-of-bounds glitches, fixes d...

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Dragon Quest 3 now adventuring on iOS, Android

Square Enix's classic JRPG Dragon Quest 3 is out now for iOS and Android devices, marking its first English-language rerelease in over a decade. Originally released for the 8-bit Famicom in 1988, Dragon Quest 3 was the first entry in the series that allowed players to create a custom party drawn...

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Metal Slug 3, fan-chosen Neo Geo games coming to PSN

SNK Playmore will port select games from its Neo Geo back catalog to the PlayStation Network starting with next year's release of the classic run-and-gunner Metal Slug 3 for the PlayStation 4, PS3, and PS Vita. Metal Slug 3 saw an upgraded Steam release earlier this year boasting online multipla...

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Microsoft issues apology over late XBLIG payments

Microsoft has addressed late payment concerns raised by developers enrolled in the Xbox Live Indie Games program, and the company is "working hard" to pay affected studios by the end of the month. "Due to a technical issue in our payment system, we recently learned that some payments to select d...

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SteamWorld: Heist expands to consoles, PC platforms

Image & Form's turn-based strategy game SteamWorld Heist is coming to "all current platforms," studio CEO Brjann Sigurgeirsson revealed this week. SteamWorld: Heist is now scheduled for release on the Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and Xbox One, along with Windows, Mac, and Lin...

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Free-to-play Total War Battles: Kingdom coming to PC, Mac, tablets

A new free-to-play entry in Creative Assembly's Total War series is entering a closed beta on PC platforms soon, publisher Sega announced today. Developed by Creative Assembly's Digital Team (creator of the PC and mobile RTS Total War Battles: Shogun), Total War Battles: Kingdom offers a serie...

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The ZX Spectrum returns as a plug-and-play console

The popular ZX Spectrum series of microcomputers has resurfaced as a crowdfunded plug-and-play console produced in a collaboration between Sinclair Research founder Clive Sinclair and tech startup Retro Computers. The ZX Spectrum was a low-cost home computer that proved especially popular amon...

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