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Sinan serves as Joystiq’s UK editor, based as he is in London, England. He’s written for numerous online and print publications over the last five years, as well as hosting the Big Red Potion podcast. In his former lives he’s been a medical student, personal assistant, tennis coach, and DJ. He once played a stylish Columbian toyboy in a play, something that’s really hard to imagine.

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Destiny claims biggest launch ever for new IP in UK history

Destiny sold more at launch in the UK than any other new intellectual property in gaming history, following Activision's claim it shipped $500 million worldwide last week. Bungie's shooter is the second game to break the new-IP record this year, the first being Watch Dogs in May. The most...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Adventure Island, Teslagrad

Oh, the NES... simpler times. Blowing into cartridges, power gloves, cheat codes, Minus World, R.O.B. and The Wizard. It was a time when people could make Adventure Island, a game in which a rotund man clad only in tiny green shorts and a white cap went running, jumping and skateboarding around the...

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Fantasy Life, Captain Toad to feature in Nintendo's livestream

While more than half of Nintendo upcoming "gameplay" live-stream is just for the 3DS Super Smash Bros, the company's also giving some lower-profile games their time in the limelight. The eight-hour broadcast starts at 10AM PT (1PM ET) tomorrow, with Smash 3DS going on the air at 1PM PT (4PM ET)....

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 trailer gatecrashes the party

It's low on revelations, but a new trailer shows Claire Redfield and Moira Burton having the worst Terra Save welcome party ever. Well, minus the one when Leon showed up. The first weekly episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 hits Xboxen, PlayStations and PC in early 2015. [Image: Capcom]...

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Xbox One 'Midnight Forces' controller bolts from the blue

Remember the Xbox One "Armed Forces" camo controller revealed back in July? Now imagine it blued-up like a proverbial Tobias Fünke, and you got yourself a stew going the Midnight Forces controller, coming to North America exclusively to Best Buy "for a limited time." Like the Armed Forces...

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The Walking Dead, Wolf Among Us to hit PS4 & Xbox One soon

Telltale Games narrowed down the release window for its debut on PS4 and Xbox One, with The Walking Dead scheduled for sometime in October. Disc versions of Season 1 (including the 400 Days DLC) and Season 2 are confirmed for retail shelves next month, followed by the premiere season of The Wolf...

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Japanese streamers revealing Super Smash Bros. roster early

Japanese players who've got hold of Super Smash Bros. early are determined to reveal the last bunch of characters Nintendo's been holding back. Several yet-to-be confirmed characters have emerged on streams from Japan today, including a few we suspected from earlier leaks. So far, Twitch users...

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 to debut in four weekly episodes

Capcom will tell tales in Resident Evil Revelations 2 across four downloadable episodes that are due to be released weekly, each priced at $6. The upcoming sequel will later be available in a $25 complete season package that includes additional, undisclosed content. A $40 complete disc version is...

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Vita oddball Murasaki Baby on board next week

Murasaki Baby - AKA that touch-based Vita game where you guide a little girl who has her mouth on top of her head - is out on September 16 in North America and September 17 in Europe. It's priced $15 for regular users, but if you've got Plus membership you'll be able to grab it for $12 during its...

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Ubisoft confirms Watch Dogs Wii U for November 18

Update: Ubisoft confirmed a November 18 release date for Watch Dogs on Wii U. That's for North America, with Europe locked in for November 21. Ubisoft's press release notes users can bring up a "detailed and interactive" map of Chicago on the GamePad, and that off-TV play is also supported. ...

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