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Jessica Conditt

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Jess is a professional nerd, specializing in gaming, comics, journalism, rum and writing. Native to Arizona, she has had plenty of time to sit indoors, out of the extreme desert heat, and play a variety of tan-obliterating games – and then write bitter, pale reviews on them. Jess has written for online gaming outlets since 2008 and graduated from ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in 2011 with a degree in journalism, specializing in digital media.

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PSN Tuesday: Borderlands, The Evil Within, Peggle 2

The PS4 section of PSN Tuesday is getting bigger every week, it seems. This week, PS4 gets The Evil Within, Peggle 2, Nidhogg, In Space We Brawl, Duck Dynasty, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Gold Edition, The Walking Dead: Season 1, Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut, Sound Shapes Ultimate Bundle and...

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Walk through walls, get infinite ammo in The Evil Within on PC

Bethesda doesn't support players using debug console commands to cheat their way through The Evil Within, but the publisher sure is making it easy to do so. In a post on the Evil Within forums, Bethesda outlines how to access the game's debug console via Steam and enable cheats such as god mode,...

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Xbox Live Rewards members get $5 extra in online pre-orders

This holiday season, Xbox Live Rewards members will receive 15,000 credits – the equivalent of $15 – per game pre-ordered and shipped through the online Microsoft Store. The offer is valid on up to three games. Everyone who pre-orders a game via the Microsoft Store website gets $10 for...

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Tetris Ultimate hits 3DS in November, cheaper via eShop

Tetris Ultimate makes a beeline for 3DS on November 11, Ubisoft has announced. The game will launch on Xbox One, PS4, Vita and PC in the winter, locking in a slight delay for consoles, which previously had a summer launch window. On 3DS, Tetris Ultimate is cheaper as a digital purchase, $20...

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel review: You don't know Jack

Xbox 360, PS3, PC Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is all about loot, murder, humor, loot, swarms of enemies and loot. It looks like a comic book, plays like a shooter, and feels like that one hilarious idea you and your buddies had at two in the morning after a night of riding around town and chugging...

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Barely Related: Twin Peaks returns, so does Ghostbusters

Hello, weekend! It's so lovely to see you again. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gaming news. Think of...

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Dragon Age: Inquisition 1080p on PS4, 900p on Xbox One

Dragon Age: Inquisition will run at 1080p on PS4 and 900p on Xbox One, BioWare announced in a tweet. The disparity between platforms wasn't a concerted design choice, the message said. "We maximized the current potential of each platform," the tweet said. The capabilities of the PS4 and Xbox...

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Assassin's Creed devs weigh in on the demands of 60fps

Assassin's Creed: Unity will run at 30fps on PS4 and Xbox One, and Ubisoft isn't interested in pushing that number higher because action-adventure games feel better below 60fps, Creative Director Alex Amancio told Techradar. Amancio said it's the same case with resolution (Unity runs at 900p). ...

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How to ruin your pants, or get Alien: Isolation on Oculus Rift

A few questions before we get to the meat of the Alien: Isolation on Oculus Rift instructions: Do you own an Oculus Rift? Do you have Alien: Isolation on PC? Are you sure you want to do this? Like, really? Everyone still with us – let's do this thing....

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Hotline Miami 2 dials D-E-L-A-Y for a launch by early 2015

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is now due out between late 2014 and early 2015, according to the game's official Twitter account. It was originally scheduled to launch by September 2014. "Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is still getting some final tweaks and polish, expected to be ready for late...

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