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Richard serves as Reviews Content Director and is ultimately responsible for overseeing Joystiq's critical content. He has contributed to Joystiq since 2006. Over the years he has founded Joystiq's first podcast, produced dozens of videos, covered major trade shows and penned numerous reviews.

Richard Mitchell's Latest Posts

Twitch Tutorial: Keeping your audio in sync

We do a lot of streaming here on Joystiq these days (Joystiq.com/Twitch, people!), and we're always trying to provide the highest quality we can. To that end, we're trying to get everyone on staff up to speed on the best way to stream console games using the El Gato Game Capture HD, one of the...

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Watch Ocarina of Time get crushed in 18 minutes, Metroid Prime in 55

In an age where seemingly everyone stresses about how long their games are versus how much they cost, it seems like some people just can't plow through them fast enough. Take Cosmo Wright's insane run through The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, for example. Using glitches, he managed to clear...

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Xbox One August update adds 3D Blu-rays, mobile purchases, expanded friends area

The next Xbox One update looks to be pretty substantial, expanding on the console's social features and adding some oft-requested functionality. The activity feed is getting quite a few sociable additions, such as the ability to "like" your friends' activities, post text, comment on others'...

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Live Look: So Many Me

This is a Live Look, a brief, unedited stream of a game that's worth your attention. Cloning is a sensitive scientific topic, but if all cloning were as adorable as it is in So Many Me, there would be no more debate. So Many Me is a puzzle platformer that puts players in charge of a marching line...

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The Banner Saga Collectors Edition trudging to Europe and Australia [update: More territories!]

Update: Sold Out has clarified that The Banner Saga Collectors Edition will be available in all of Europe and Australia as well. More vikings to go around! Like the vikings whose tale it tells, The Banner Saga will soon be marching across the land ... into UK retail stores. Okay, so the analogy...

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Resident Evil's monsters invade Deadman's Cross

Card game / first-person shooter Deadman's Cross is about to get even more deader, thanks to an injection of Resident Evil's particular brand of horror. From now until July 27, players will be able to access Raccoon City as a special hunt area, where they'll be able to take down and collect some of...

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Payday 2 lead leaves Overkill to create new studio

Payday 2 director David Goldfarb has left the game's developer, Overkill, a studio owned by Starbreeze. Goldfarb told Polygon that he plans to found his own studio in Stockholm, saying, "I knew that at some point the thing that I always wanted was to make my own thing." The move comes almost two...

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MouseCraft review: Pretty Gouda

If you were to ask me if MouseCraft is any good, I'd probably respond, "it's okay." It's nothing special, I'd say. "A decent puzzle game," I would call it, "but nothing spectacular." Having completed all 80 levels of MouseCraft, I think I stand by that recommendation, but it needs an addendum. ...

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Destiny beta grants three download codes for each player

Platform selection for the Destiny beta is live today. The beta itself is still a few days out, but eager Guardians are already getting some good news: Beta participants will be given three download codes for the platform of their choice. Whether you're planning to play on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3...

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Sonic Jump Fever has spread to iOS and Google Play

Sonic Jump Fever has arrived on both iOS and Google Play, Sega has announced. The game follows up on the Blue Blur's previous mobile outing, Sonic Jump, and it promises even more of the rodent's famous, signature talent: jumping. Players jump and bounce as high as possible, collecting lots of...

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