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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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Sniper Elite 3 camps at the top of the UK charts

Sniper Elite 3 leads the UK charts for a second week, as Brits continue to enjoy shattering various body parts in slow-mo. Maybe it's a form of relief following England's dismal World Cup and Andy Murray's struggles at Wimbledon. In fairness, there are few things that ease the pain like sending a...

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NIS America's new imports include Guided Fate Paradox sequel

Localization specialist NIS America announced three new games for North America and Europe over the weekend, kicking off with The Firefly Diary this fall on Vita. Nippon Ichi's puzzle-platformer will be followed in 2015 by Guided Fate Paradox sequel The Awakened Fate Ultimatum and Vita RPG Criminal...

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Quakecon pins exclusive Doom reveal for July 17

Quakecon attendees will get an exclusive first look at the new Doom when it's debuted at the Dallas convention on July 17. Then, through the power of smartphones, everyone else will get a not-so-exclusive second look in the days following. Snarkiness aside, the Doom reveal will be the major draw...

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FIFA 14, UFC paid Xbox One demos a 'system error,' says EA rep [update]

Xbox One users sensed an apocalypse when they found the system's online store charging $5/£4 for demos of EA games FIFA 14 and EA Sports UFC this morning. However, according to an EA Australia representative, panic stations needn't be manned just yet as the listings are the result of a system...

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Evolve wants you to try its alpha

Today of all days, America needs you to sign up and do your duty. By which we mean sign up to try the Evolve alpha, which this Euro reporter sadly notes is limited to North America. Personal grievances aside, here's what you need to do for a chance of being selected. Head to the sign-up site,...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Guacamelee, Armillo

To coin Sony's term, Squids Odyssey is the first 3DS and Wii U "cross-buy" game, but it's only supported by Nintendo of Europe. Over in Europe, customers who buy the underwater RPG on 3DS can download the previously released Wii U version for free, as long as their Nintendo Network ID is linked...

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Release dates roll in for World of Tanks Xbox 360 Edition

I see tanks of green, Red tanks too. I see them boom for me and you. And I think to myself What a wonderful World of Tanks. In related news, Wargaming.net's World of Tanks Xbox 360 Edition hits retail on August 12 in North and South America, August 14 in the Asia-Pacific region, and August...

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Pokemon Center online store opens in August

American Poke-fans can indulge themselves through a new online Pokemon Center, which is slated for a grand opening on August 6. Like the Poke-Centers dotted across the world, this is a store and not an infirmary for sick and wounded Pokemon. You can try demanding to see Nurse Joy so she can heal...

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Watch out for free Adachi DLC when Persona 4 Arena Ultimax launches

Oh, Tohru Adachi. So clumsy, so silly, so charmingly incompetent. We bet you're not going to be any harm whatsoever as a DLC character in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. That must be why Atlus is making you free to acquire during the fighter's launch week (after which the DLC will require payment) So......

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Monster Hunter Freedom Unite gets cooking on iOS, out now

You can begin today with a healthy serving of Monster Hunter Freedom Unite on iOS, now Capcom's multiplayer action-RPG is out on the App Store. The port of the 2009 PSP game is a $15 capture in North America, or £10.49/14 euros across the ocean. Five years and a few Monster Hunters on,...

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