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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

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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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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