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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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Thomas Was Alone dev's 'Volume' slated for 2015 on PlayStation

Volume, the stealth game from Thomas Was Alone developer Mike Bithell, will be sneaking onto PS4 and PS Vita "first" in 2015, as revealed during Sony's Gamescom press conference. Last year, Bithell told Joystiq that it should arrive on Mac and PC a month after the console release. Check out a new t...

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Report: Resurrected Sierra working on King's Quest and ... Geometry Wars 3? [Update: It's official!]

As expected, the newly reborn Sierra label will be returning to its roots, publishing a new entry in the revered King's Quest adventure game series, reports VentureBeat. Less expected is that Sierra will also be working on a new Geometry Wars. In fact, the Sierra name is slated to become something ...

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Driveclub Special Edition peeling out (stickers) in Europe

Sony's socially-driven racer, Driveclub, is getting the special edition treatment in Europe. The special edition comes packed with some bonus in-game goodies, most notably access to five cars, including the McLaren P1, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe Black Series, Ferrari 458 Italia, Aston Martin v12 V...

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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 mo...

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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 t...

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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' activ...

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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 ye...

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