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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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Mortal Kombat X marks the spot as April 2015 worldwide

Mortal Kombat X arrives on April 14, 2015 for PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3 and Windows PC, Warner Bros. announced this morning. The publisher confirmed the launch date for NetherRealm Studios' fighter applies worldwide. Also, WB revealed four-armed charmer Goro is coming back to the series,...

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Booty free - Assassin's Creed Pirates goes free-to-play

Assassin's Creed Pirates is now free-to-plarrrrr... sorry [clears throat] free-to-play, after originally going on sale back in December 2013 for $5. The game retains in-app purchases, such as packs of coins you can buy and use to build up your artillery. Pirates is a mobile take on the naval...

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Bayonetta 2 European editions detailed following confusion

Nintendo unveiled the three different editions of Bayonetta 2 coming to Europe, following some confusion over which copies include the original Bayonetta. Unlike in North America, not all copies come with the first game as a freebie. Instead, as listed by UK retailer GAME, a £33 Solus Edition...

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Run Sackboy! Run! starts an endless stitch-hunt on Vita, mobile

Sony is pumping up the volume ahead of LittleBigPlanet 3 with Run Sackboy! Run!, a free-to-play side-scroller on its way to Vita , iOS and Android sometime in October. Going by Senior Producer Tom O'Connor's announcement on the PlayStation Blog, it sounds like an endless auto-runner in the vein of...

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Veni, vidi, PC - Ryse: Son of Rome hits Steam next month

Former Xbox One exclusive Ryse: Son of Rome expands its empire to Steam on October 10, and it's currently available to pre-order for $40 (£35/40 euros). The third-person legion-leading adventure shynes in 4K resolution according to Crytek, who's bundling in all the previously released DLC in...

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Pokemon Alpha, Omega trailer is our big, fat Greek retreading

The new Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby trailer showcases the games' X/Y graphics, as well as some of the new Mega evolutions, secret bases and... Pikachu cosplay coming to the remakes. Whether or not you see dressing up Pokemon as bordering on the flagrantly felonious (ahem) the Alpha and...

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The Evil Within also within Europe on October 14

While the big hitters sometimes arrive on the same day worldwide, typically a game's release schedule sees it launch first in North America on Tuesday, then Europe and other PAL regions two or three days later. That was the case with Mikami horror The Evil Within, which was due to launch in Europe...

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Build that city in Minecraft PS4, launching today

The ever-growing, seemingly insatiable Minecraft family welcomes PlayStation 4 today, with a stateside PSN launch locked in for "before 12PM PT" (3PM ET.) Mojang's blocky world of creativity and creepers is already out on PS4 in Europe, as of late last night. As we reported yesterday, the Xbox...

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Square Enix reveals Deadman's Cross, Rise of Mana for Vita

Square Enix is continuing its late support for Vita with new ports of two of its more popular mobile games. Rise of Mana and Deadman's Cross, both free-to-play, make their debuts on the Sony handheld this winter in Japan. Western readers may already be familiar with the unusual hybrid that is...

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Report: Bladestorm plots new dynasty on PS4, Xbox One, PS3

Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War and Nightmare is preparing a three-way attack on PS4, Xbox One and PS3, according to reports. The new version of the 2007 real-time tactics game was unveiled for PS4 at Sony Japan & Asia's press conference on Monday, and now Gematsu and Siliconera claim this...

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