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Transistor makes a great first impression. Its combat dances between familiar isometric action and turn-based tactics without missing a beat. The story radiates mystery and political intrigue, blended with a touch of romance. And all of it takes place in a world that somehow manages to marry the dreary neon of Blade Runner with the bohemian allure of Toulouse-Lautrec...

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All of the Lights: Many curious uses for the PS4 light bar

Sony is no stranger to idiosyncratic hardware design. Nintendo and Sega put analog sticks on their controllers in the '90s? Sony adds on an extra stick and redefines console controllers. Touch screens are de rigueur? Sony slaps a touch surface on the front and back of PS Vita. The PlayStation 4 is ...

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PS4 games added to PSN's Summer Sale in Europe

PlayStation 4 owners in Europe have access to a catalog-spanning sale on the PlayStation Network this week that discounts Don't Starve: Console Edition, Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, Trials Fusion, and other platform standouts. PS4-specific Summer Sale highlights include Murdered: Soul Susp...

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Listen to Supergiant's extended Transistor soundtrack here

If you were enchanted by the music featured in Supergiant's Bastion follow-up Transistor, you'll definitely want to check out an extended soundtrack released this week from composer Darren Korb. A digital version of Transistor's soundtrack is available via Supergiant's store for $9.99, and a C...

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Bastion senior programmer leaves Supergiant Games for Oculus

Oculus VR continues to snap up talent from other games industry fixtures, as Supergiant Games loses senior programmer Chris Jurney. "I'm joining @Oculus at the end of the month to help make VR awesome," Jurney wrote in a brief Twitter announcement. As senior programmer at Supergiant Games, Jurney's...

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Joystiq Streams: Transistor with Supergiant and a Steam giveaway [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Supergiant Games are builders. Back when the studio first formed up, Bastion was born as a game about cartography, discovering and building space as you stepped through it. Transistor, its latest for PC and PlayStation 4, may not share Bastion's literal take on building a world, but it does c...

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Joystiq Weekly: Amplitude is funded, Wolfenstein review, video previews and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Amplitude fans just discovered a new favorite month of the...

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Metareview: Transistor

Red has red hair The Transistor is blue We decree 3.5 stars Go read our review Yes, Transistor is now out for PC and PS4, and that means it's time to see what everyone thinks. While we found that Supergiant Games' futuristic, not-quite-cyberpunk adventure "makes a great first impression," it ...

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PSN Tuesday: Transistor, Wolfenstein on PS4

Happy Tuesday, everyone! The PSN Store update packs a punch this week, with Transistor and Wolfenstein: The New Order out on PS4, and Destiny up for pre-order on PS4 and PS3. Wolfenstein is also available on PS3, along with Drakengard 3 and it's collector's edition, Mugen Souls Z and R-Type Dimensi...

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Transistor review: Functions and form

Transistor makes a great first impression. Its combat dances between familiar isometric action and turn-based tactics without missing a beat. The story radiates mystery and political intrigue, blended with a touch of romance. And all of it takes place in a world that somehow manages to marry the dr...

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Transistor launch trailer lines up foes ahead of PS4 debut

This trailer for Supergiant Games' Transistor takes account of the game's enemies. The lovely, colorful adventure, which features a blue talking sword, launches next Tuesday, May 20 for PS4 and PC....

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