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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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Explore Alaska Native stories with Never Alone's ice climbers

In a week stuffed with all-guns-blazing, triple-A new releases, something like Never Alone is a distinct anomaly. Out now on PS4, Xbox One and PC, it combines challenging puzzle-platforming with a story infused with Iñupiat folklore that comes direct from the source. Co-developers Upper O...

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Hyrule Warriors takes Twili Midna for a twirl next week

Hyrule Warriors' next DLC delves into the Legend of Zelda's past and retrieves one of the series' most memorable companions as a playable character. Reprized in her True "Twili" form as seen at the end of Link's GameCube and Wii adventure, the Twilight Princess pack brings Midna and her wiles to th...

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Iron, man - Destiny's 'reforged' Iron Banner 2.0 goes live

It's hammer-time for Destiny, now that the game's "Reforged" Iron Banner event is up and running until Monday, November 24. Hammer-time, get it? You know... forges... hammers... can't touch this? Oh, never mind. Bungie pitched the first Iron Banner as a limited-time PVP event in which "power mat...

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Halo: MCC matchmaking patch delayed until 'later this week'

Halo, is it matchmaking you're looking for? Sorry, but the Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking-focused patch originally scheduled for tomorrow, November 19, is now due "later this week." After a week in which the Xbox One compilation's been beset by online troubles, 343 Industries said th...

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Pokemon Omega/Alpha anime short doesn't really need English

With Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire out this Friday, November 21, why not commemorate the 3DS remakes with a snippet of anime? It may be in Japanese, but at this point Pokemon is all but its own language anyway. ...

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CoD: Advanced Warfare sees off big names to retain UK No. 1

It's that time of year when big-name franchises chuck lengthily-titled entries onto shelves, and the games with the longest names prevail. This week, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare kept top spot in the UK charts, holding off the likes of Assassin's Creed: Unity, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, L...

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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 deve...

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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 r...

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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 Indust...

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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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