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Sam Prell serves as weekend editor for Joystiq. His previous work has appeared on Destructoid, G4, Dorkly, and the Penny Arcade Report. He holds both a Columbia Scholastic Press Gold Circle Award and Hearst Journalism Award.

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Mighty No. 9 will feature English voice acting thanks to vote

Mighty No. 9, Comcept's spirtual successor to the Mega Man series, will feature English voice acting according to an update on the game's Kickstarter page. A vote which drew more than 20,000 participants was the deciding factor, and according to the update, the vote was never more than 1,000 votes...

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Constantin-produced Resident Evil series to infect your TV

Constantin Film, the production company behind the live-action Resident Evil films, will produce a television show based on Capcom's horror franchise sometime after the debut of a sixth film, Variety reports. If that sounds familiar, you may recall that back in August, it was discovered that...

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Be a runner's guardian angel when Harold races to PC this fall

Things have been quiet regarding Moon Spider Studio's Harold since we last checked it out, but it looks like the platformer / runner mash-up is nearing the finish line. A new trailer, released yesterday, claims a release window of "Fall 2014" for PC. We wouldn't blame you for forgetting what...

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Modder takes a page (and parts) from Sony, creates Playbook 4

Modder Ed Zarick, creator of an Xbox One / laptop hybrid called the "Xbook One" is back at work making this generation of consoles more mobile. This week, he shares with us the "Playbook 4," a combination of Sony's PlayStation 4, custom 3D printed parts and a 22-inch Vizio televsion. Like the...

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Costume Quest 2 review: Sweet tarts

PC, Mac and Linux. Also coming to PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, Xbox 360 and PS3 A pterodactyl, a wizard and Thomas Jefferson walk into a bar that exclusively serves candy. No, this isn't the set-up for an old-school joke; this is Costume Quest 2 from Double Fine, and it is a bag bursting at the seams...

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Gone Home dev goes Where The Water Tastes Like Wine

After Johnnemann Nordhagen split from Gone Home developer Fullbright, he formed his own studio called Dim Bulb Games. Now, he's giving everyone a peek at his next game, Where The Water Tastes Like Wine. And when we say "peek," we mean peek; there's no information regarding what to expect from...

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Conan O'Brien, Daffy Duck and more join LEGO Batman 3

Late night TV host Conan O'Brien will be a playable character in the upcoming LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, according to a New York Comic-Con panel for the game. Ironically, the man who calls himself a "clueless gamer" will also act as a sort of guide for players, showing them around a game he may...

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Clementine action figure from McFarlane Toys coming soon

A new action figure from McFarlane Toys was announced today at New York Comic-Con, and it's one bound to make fans of Telltale's The Walking Dead happy: say hello to the miniature, plastic version of Clementine as she appears in The Walking Dead, Season 2. Developed as a partnership between...

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Superheroes go breaking, bad in PlayStation show Powers

Powers, a Sony Pictures Television-produced adaptation of the comic of the same name by Brian Michael Bendis (Ultimate Spider-Man) and Michael Avon Oeming (Judge Dredd), has been given its first trailer. And judging by the footage, these aren't your wisecracking, happy-go-lucky superheroes. See for...

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Lionhead accepting applications for Fable Legends beta

Lionhead and Microsoft have opened up beta registration for Fable Legends, meaning brave heroes ready to join together and save the world of Albion can now take their first steps toward glory. To register for the beta, head over to the Fable Legends website and enter your email address. Confirm it...

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