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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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Hearthstone begins Android rollout

Blizzard is rolling stones out, specifically of the Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft variety. The free-to-play collectible card game is available now for Android in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and Blizzard says a full worldwide rollout is due "in the coming days." If you're in one of the earl...

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Naruto whips up Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 on PS4, Xbox One, PC

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 is heading West next year for Xbox One, PS4 and Steam. Bandai Namco Europe described the coming Storm as a "final massive strike" from the cel-shaded brawler series, following last year's two million-selling entry. "The Storm series continues to be one of...

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Watch teens play Mega Man for first time and mega suck at it

The same people who made us feel geriatric by givings kids Game Boys and teenagers NES-es are back, and now they've got Mega Mans. This time, we don't just feel old, but also shocked and appalled. Why isn't this stuff taught in schools? Where the hell is Mega Man 11? Why are you still on our lawn...

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This week's UK charts are last week's UK charts

It's nearly the time for merriment, which means it's nearly time for the Christmas Doctor Who special. The UK gaming chart is already getting into the festive mood by re-enacting the "Blink" episode. The chart managed to keep its eyes wide open for the whole week, meaning the top five games have st...

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Ka-pow the 3 Arkhams for $10

Bundle Stars has a zlonking deal going on: $10 for three Arkham games on Windows PC. That's the extras-stuffed Game of the Year editions of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, while Batman: Arkham Origins comes with the season pass and the Black Mask and Online Supply Drop DLC. In oth...

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Nintendo: Amiibo sales on par with Smash in the US

Nintendo's amiibo toys are selling 1 for 1 in the US with Super Smash Bros. Wii U, according to the publisher. In November, the console fighter sold "nearly 710,000" units going by NPD data, and Nintendo of America said amiibo sales are "approximately equal" to those of the game. This week's see...

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Borderlands Remastered Edition listed by Australian ratings board

Borderlands may be the series to finally fill the void of cross-generation remasters, going by a new listing published by the Australian Classification Board. The MA15+ multiplatform rating for "Borderlands Remastered Edition" notes Gearbox Software and 2K Australia as the authors and 2K as the pub...

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Steam Holiday Auction in a gem of a jam, temporarily closed [update]

Update [1.45PM ET]: Valve's updated the Holiday Auction page, announcing the auction will return "shortly." The event will be reset and Gems will return to inventories. The note reads: We apologize for the interruption. The Yeti has been contained. We had an issue with Gems that means we need to...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Bob Loblaw Law Blog Edition

When you take a moment to really think about it, isn't it odd that Arrested Development came up with the name "Bob Loblaw" before the wordplay-stuffed Phoenix Wright did? When you start replaying the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy this week, try to imagine Scott Baio at Phoenix Wright's desk,...

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Celebrate Doom's 21st birthday with 'never-before-seen' development art

Iconic shooter Doom turned 21 this week, but there's one thing to do before it goes for a wild night out on Phobos. Yes, it's time for an "awwww-mommmm" gander at some baby pictures! Designer John Romero took to Twitter to reveal an album's worth of "never-before-seen" development art ... which ...

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