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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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Goat MMO Simulator will WoW fans for free later this week

If you're a MMO player LFG - Looking For Goats - then you're probably mad. You're also exactly the kind of oddball who'll be interested by Goat MMO Simulator, a free expansion for Goat Simulator that's releasing on Steam this Thursday, November 20. Note the placement of MMO in the title; as...

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Watch a 10-minute 1080p jogthrough of Final Fantasy 15's greenery

It's essentially a demo to showcase the open environments in 1080p, but Square Enix calls its new Final Fantasy 15 video a "walkthrough." In reality, it's more of a jogthrough. After revving round road-trip style for a minute, hero Noctis and his band of merry men step out of the car and go for a...

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Halo: MCC removes playlists as matchmaking woes continue

343 Industries trimmed the number of active playlists in Halo: The Master Chief Collection in a bid to ease the ongoing matchmaking issues. Executive Producer Dan Ayoub said the temporary culling of four playlists, leaving the game with six, will lower the wait time for matches. However, 343...

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I Screamride, you Screamride, we all Screamride in March 2015

Rollercoaster crafters - rollercrafters, if you will - can mark March 3, 2015 in their diaries, 'cos that's when the sci-fi thrills of Screamride hurtle onto Xboxen stateside. It's priced $40 on Xbox One and $30 on Xbox 360, but sharing your coaster creations online is limited to Xbox One. Finally,...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Mario Kart 8 DLC, Sonic Boom

Mario Kart 8's first major content pack is available now, and for $8 and 1GB of Wii U space you can fill your racing roster with the likes of Link, the Master Cycle, and a circuit based on F-Zero's Mute City. Or, to summarize for numerophiles, three characters, four karts and eight tracks. Don't...

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Color in your calendars for Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Nintendo's lining up Kirby and the Rainbow Curse for February 13, 2015, according the publisher's Facebook page. The big N previously outlined the Wii U game for February, but it's always good to draw a line under things with a specific date. So, you'll all be lining up outside stores... alright,...

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PlayStation Vue pumps cloud-based TV onto consoles in 2015

Sony crystallized its foray into the world of live TV on consoles by unveiling PlayStation Vue this morning. The cloud-based service launches commercially in the US sometime in the first quarter of 2015, and it's set to deliver broadcast and on-demand TV to PS4, PS3, and even non-Sony devices like...

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Sony Japan commemorates 20 years of PlayStation with game-stuffed vid

December 3 will mark 20 years since Japan first encountered one of the most suspenseful boot sequences ever made. PlayStation Japan is starting the celebrations early with around two minutes of games, games and more games. Watch closely for the occasional Western-developed cameo. [Image: Sony]...

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Foresee a trip to GameStop if you want the Shulk Amiibo

Shulk is the first Amiibo unearthed as retailer-exclusive in the US, according to a listing on GameStop. The figurine of the Xenoblade hero is one of 11 coming to North America in February 2015, and yesterday Nintendo said "some of our retail partners will be releasing a certain number of these as...

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Nintendo: Pre-orders of Super Smash Bros. surpass Mario Kart 8

Super Smash Bros. pre-orders are at a record high for Wii U, eclipsing those of summer hit Mario Kart 8. In a Bloomberg interview, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said his company expects Smash to give the console a sales boost similar to the one provided by Mario Kart 8. In last...

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