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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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More for Mourinho wannabes in Football Manager 2015 next month

For almost quarter of a century Sports Interactive has pumped out yearly soccer management sims, first across the Championship Manager series, then after the Eidos split with Football Manager. So it says plenty that the UK studio can produce an extensive half-hour video going into some - not all -...

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker trailer unearths playable Toadette [update: EU date]

Update: Nintendo just announced a release date for European treasure-trackers, and it's January 9, 2015. Meanwhile, a new press release reveals the unfortunate Toadette is kidnapped at the start of the game along with a Power Star by an unfortunately named bird called Wingo. Players can then...

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Hatsune Miku stars in Nomura collaboration, Letterman show

In take-stock-of-reality news, vocaloid virtual star Hatsune Miku starred in a double-whammy of surprising reveals this week. For starters, Square Enix designer Tetsuya Nomura provided his own Final Fantasy-esque take on the aqua-haired diva in a New York art exhibition devoted to her, which opens...

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Axis all areas - Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions out next month

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions plots a course for PS4, PS3 and PC via Steam on November 25, with Xbox One and Xbox 360 launches scheduled for the following day. Activision announced the dates this week, pinning a $15 asking price across all platforms. The surprise return of one the last...

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Minecraft Vita rolls into EU next week, NA date still unconfirmed

Minecraft continues its charge onto new systems with a European launch for Vita on October 15. 4J Studios, the UK team porting the sandbox game, tweeted there isn't a confirmed date as yet for North America, adding "hopefully we'll hear soon." The portable version of Minecraft is cross-buy with...

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Ankh out with Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris' dev diary series

Ahead of Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris hitting PS4, Xbox One and PC on December 9, Square Enix has a new dev diary series for the four-player follow-up to Guardian of Light. The first vid goes into something I saw plenty of when I went hands-on with the isometric puzzle-platformer at...

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Watch nearly 3 hours of Game Boy start screens (for reasons)

We admit, we've not watched all 2 hours and 42 minutes of this compilation of almost every Game Boy start screen. But that's where you come in, Joystiq reader! You know what you have to do. Also, bonus points and virtual high-fives for watching NicksplosionFX's previous, similar-length start...

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate gets a Metroid injection

It's more of the Samus, but not as you might expect. As revealed in today's Nintendo Direct for Japan, the latest Nintendo collaboration for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate brings Metroid-style gear to Capcom's multiplayer action-RPG. Capcom Unity along with Nintendo of Europe then indicated the...

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare offers free cross-gen upgrade

If you buy downloadable versions of the upcoming Call of Duty on PS3 or Xbox 360, you can advance your warfare onto PS4 or Xbox One for free. That's the deal Activision's offering until March 31, 2015: customers who purchase a "Digital Edition" of the last-gen version of Advanced Warfare can...

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Driveclub PS Plus temporarily held back to ease server load

Evolution Studios announced it's delaying the PlayStation Plus edition of Driveclub following the server troubles and connectivity issues the retail version's endured since launch. In a Facebook post, Game Director Paul Rustchynsky apologized for holding back the content-lite version free for Plus...

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