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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.

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CounterSpy review: That slinking feeling

CounterSpy has a lot going for it: a slick visual style filled with bright colors and distinctive silhouettes, a handful of interesting gameplay ideas, a lovely Mancini-esque soundtrack and an opening sequence that would make James Bond blush. For fans of an older era of espionage – when micr...

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Broadcast your own TV show with PS4's AR Studio

The PlayStation 4 Playroom app is now good for more than just torturing (?) adorable robots with the PS4 Camera. The Playroom now also includes AR Studio, which lets you create your own live, interactive broadcasts. The amount of functionality (assuming it all works, of course) is kind of impressiv...

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Watch one hour of The Evil Within, if you can

You couldn't make it to Gamescom to try out The Evil Within? No problem, because Bethesda put together an hour-long gameplay stream just for you. Provided you don't nope out of it, of course....

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New Sonic Boom media, snag action figure with GameStop pre-order

Pre-order bonuses are often of the digital variety these days – map packs, character skins, downloadable waffle recipes – but those who pre-order Sonic Boom from GameStop will pick up something much more tangible. Specifically, GameStop pre-orders (EB Games in Canada) will include an ex...

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Get your character class to Mars in new Destiny trailer

The latest Destiny trailer is a little light on info, but it does give us a look at what it will be like to explore the fourth rock from the sun. You'll also get a gander at the Cabal, which sit somewhere between Roman Centurions and those weird bird aliens from The Fifth Element. [Image: Activi...

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Ether One to rebuild memories on PS4

Back in April, we reported that White Paper Games, developer of Ether One, was in talks to bring its first-person puzzle / adventure game to PS4. It looks like those talks have been successful, with White Paper announcing that Ether One is indeed headed to Sony's platform. Rather than releasing the...

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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter to appear on PS4

For someone who supposedly vanished, Ethan Carter seems to be getting around. Already announced for PC, it was revealed at Sony's Gamescom press conference today that The Vanishing of Ethan Carter will also arrive on PS4. The game promises a spooky, first-person mystery inspired by the likes of H.P...

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Housemarque bringing Alienation to PS4

Housemarque, the studio behind Super Stardust HD and Resogun, is bringing yet more frenetic shooting to PlayStation 4. A brief trailer shown during Sony's Gamescom press conference showcased space marines mowing down waves of nasty monsters. Players will be able to tackle the challenge cooperativel...

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PlayStation TV heads to PAL territories Nov. 14 for €99 [Update: trailer and included games]

PlayStation TV, Sony's little set-top-box that gives players access to Vita games and PS4 remote play, will arrive in PAL territories starting on November 14. The package will retail for €99 and will include 3 downloadable games. The news comes via Sony's Gamescom press conference. Update: ...

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First Destiny expansion launches in December, new Crucible trailer now

Destiny hasn't even hit the shelves yet, and Bungie has already announced a release window for its first expansion. Entitled "The Dark Below," the expansion is set to arrive in December, Bungie's Director of Production Jonty Barnes revealed during Sony's Gamescom press conference. Furthermore, B...

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