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Metal Gear Solid must reflect the era in which it's made, Kojima says

Following a demo of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, prominent game designer Hideo Kojima told Joystiq, through a translator, that it's important for media to reflect the era in which it is developed. Games with authorship tell a story beyond what appears within the product's narrative, he...

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Kicking back with D4 and Deadly Premonition's mastermind

Watching the audience at a recent Xbox One event play D4 (Dark Dreams Don't Die), the next surreal creation from Deadly Premonition creator Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro, paints an interesting portrait about player expectations. When controlling the game with Kinect, players are treated to a...

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NHL 15 missing '94 Anniversary mode' on Xbox One, PS4

The '94 Anniversary Mode' featured in EA's NHL 14 will return in the sports title's next installment, but not on the newest generation of consoles. NHL 14's '94 Anniversary Mode' re-envisioned the classic speedy gameplay of the EA Sports hit NHL '94, presenting matches in the game's modern engine....

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343 Industries hasn't rewritten Halo 2's infamous ending

Halo: The Master Chief Collection, announced by 343 Industries during Microsoft's E3 media briefing, will preserve all four games featuring Spartan John-117 – including the franchise's most infamous ending. "Sir, finishing this fight," were the last words uttered by Master Chief in Halo...

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Doctor Who-inspired animation one of Sunset Overdrive's most requested respawns

Since it revealed "next-gen respawning" in Sunset Overdrive – the popular culture-infused animations that return players to the action after death – developer Insomniac Games has been flooded with suggestions from fans. Insomniac Creative Director Marcus Smith says that one of the...

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In Madden 15, defense wins championships

It's commonly agreed that Richard Sherman is the best cornerback in the NFL. The Seattle Seahawks player was voted by fans as the star of Madden NFL 15 late last week, making him one of a few rare exceptions in a long line of offensive players like quarterbacks and running backs to grace the game's...

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Meet the computer that's learning to kill and the man who programmed the chaos

In Kirkland, Washington, sits a computer ready to wage war. It drains the planet's resources, amasses massive armies and prepares for world domination. "It's trying to get smarter and it is, very quickly," says the man who sits next to the computer as it calculates routes toward victory. While...

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Super Smash Bros community battles for respect at E3

The announcement of Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Wii U invitational – an "homage to the Smash Bros community" – is maybe the closest thing Nintendo fans will get to a sequel to the 1989 Fred Savage vehicle, The Wizard. Like the film, Nintendo's tournament gives video game fanatics a...

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How guerrilla warfare works in Homefront: The Revolution

Not too long after Crytek UK began working on a sequel to Homefront, the developer started to get worried. Studio closures at THQ, rumors of the publisher's financial strain and whispers of the entire organization's dissolution overtook any news surrounding the company and its projects, including a...

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Why you can't visit Soldier Field in Watch Dogs

In March, playing a preview build of Watch Dogs in Montreal, I found myself fixated on one word: Soda. In one of the random missions available to me, I spotted the word brandished on the front of a vending machine deep within a building that protagonist Aiden Pearce was assigned to invade....

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