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Mike Suszek is a contributing editor and sports guy at Joystiq, runs Joystiq's Crowdfund Bookie, is a UW-Milwaukee graduate and host of the weekly comedy podcast Word Rango.

He's also an avid sports, games, tech and pop culture junkie, as well as a huge Packers and Brewers fan.

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Natural Selection 2 dev's 'Subnautica' dives into Steam Early Access

Natural Selection 2 developer Unknown Worlds launched its latest game on Steam Early Access this week, Subnautica. In it, players submerse themselves in an "alien underwater world" with brightly-colored creatures and environments, such as coral reefs and volcanoes. Fighting to survive, the swimmers...

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Veteran producer Tak Fujii departs Konami

Veteran producer Tak Fujii announced his departure from Konami today following a "great 20 years of creation." Fujii revealed the career move via Twitter, giving thanks to "all who supported, loved my titles." Fujii's time with Konami began in 1997, serving as audio director for 11 years with the p...

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Assassin's Creed: Unity patch is 40 GB on Xbox One for some

The fourth patch for Assassin's Creed: Unity arrived yesterday as a sizable 6.7 GB download. At least, that's the case for non-Xbox One players; some players using the Microsoft console are facing 40 GB downloads for the patch, effectively the size of the full game on the system's hard drive. Ubiso...

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The Sims 4 update gets paid time off, adds holiday cheer

EA updated The Sims 4 this week, adding a significant amount of new content to the life simulation game. Your sims can now go after an athletic or business career like Hall of Famer or Business Tycoon and accrue paid time off for any of their occupations, plus they can take family leave from their ...

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Halo: Master Chief Collection patch aims at stability, matchmaking

Halo: The Master Chief Collection received another patch this week aimed at fixing the game collection's matchmaking, parties, roster and other issues. The latest update is expected to improve the "reliability" of matchmaking and also guarantee that split-screen, local multiplayer friends are alway...

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GTA Online heists breaking and entering 2015 with new trailer

Grand Theft Auto 5 will get its cooperative online heist missions in early 2015, Rockstar Games revealed today. The developer originally expected to add heists to GTA Online this past spring, apologizing for the delay later in June. As of November, Rockstar said online heists would surface in the g...

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Countdown to 2015 Xbox sale starts: Dark Souls 2, Resident Evil, more

Microsoft kicked off its "Countdown to 2015" sale today on the Xbox Store, discounting a myriad of games with bigger price cuts for Xbox Live Gold members. This week's deals are good until December 22 and feature Lords of the Fallen at 40 percent off, Thief at 67 percent off, Wolfenstein: The New O...

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Warhammer Quest announced for Steam, arrives in January

Warhammer Quest will receive a PC, Mac and Linux version early next year, Rodeo Games announced. The strategy game based on Game Workshop's original 1995 board game will launch on Steam on January 7, 2015. The video game adaptation of Warhammer Quest was introduced in May 2013 on iPhone and iPad, w...

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Assassin's Creed: Unity patch on hold to 'refurbish' Paris

Ubisoft delayed the fourth Assassin's Creed: Unity patch today, citing additional issues that need to be corrected in the game before the update can be made available. The publisher anticipated that it could offer the patch today across all platforms. Unity's update was expected to fix "most of the...

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Assassin's Creed: Unity trimmed to $30 on Amazon today

Ubisoft's latest rooftop-jumping stealth game Assassin's Creed: Unity is half-off on Amazon today. For just $30, players can take a leap of faith on the publisher's word that its more critical errors are a thing of the past, as the game's history of fatal flaws, such as game-crashing bugs and facel...

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