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Nintendo's famous easter egg song discovered in Mario Kart 8

For nearly 25 years, Nintendo composer and sound designer Kazumi Totaka has been hiding a signature 19-note melody in games. While he's hardly the first to nefariously lay an easter egg, there's a bit of a legend to what the locals call "Totaka's Song." ...

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Voice-controlled RTS There Came an Echo speaks up in Feb.

There Came an Echo, the voice-controlled real-time strategy game from Iridium Studios starring nerd royalty Wil Wheaton, is due out on February 24 for $20 via Steam for PC. The release date comes courtesy of a new trailer (below), featuring players that Iridium "totally found on Craigslist." These ...

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Mike Bithell's Volume finally looks like an actual game

The last time we saw Volume, it wasn't a proper game so much as a mass of half-formed yet intriguing ideas involving stealth mechanics and neon walls highlighted by the involvement of Gollum actor Andy Serkis. In the new "Enemy Reveal" trailer, however, developer Mike Bithell's stealth game beg...

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How to be the Zombie in Dying Light

If your survival instinct is lacking, Dying Light's zombie mode may be more your speed. The game's lone PvP mode allows one player-controlled zombie to terrorize a group of co-op players with all manner of horrific sounds and grotesque tendrils, as evidenced by a trailer showcasing the mode r...

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Up to 6 billion players can watch Did You Know Gaming's Dreamcast vid

We're up to 7 billion players now, 15 years on from Sega's optimistic slogan. Beloved by many but ultimately a failure, the Dreamcast is excellent subject matter for Did You Know Gaming's latest fact-collecting vid. Did you know just how deep Sega and Microsoft's partnership ran? Watch on to l...

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Dontnod: Publishers wanted Life is Strange's hero to be male, but Square didn't

If you're wondering why Remember Me developer Dontnod Entertainment partnered with Square Enix to publish its upcoming game Life is Strange, look no further than the gender of its main character. "We had other publishers tell us, 'Make it a male lead character,'" company employees reveal in a n...

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Joystiq Streams: The sound of thunder in Evolve

I'm going hunting, I'm the hunter/I'll bring back the goods/But I don't know when No, Bjork isn't a selectable character in Turtle Rock Studio's first major multiplayer shooter since creating Left 4 Dead. Just four hunters fulfilling four distinctive roles as they bring down the most dangero...

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Blackwell publisher introduces cyberpunk thriller, Technobabylon

Point-and-click adventure game publisher Wadjet Eye Games announced a partnership to bring a new futuristic game into its catalog today, Technobabylon. Originally developed by James Dearden of Technocrat Games, the cyberpunk game is set in a dystopian future (in 2087, specifically) where an AI name...

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Evolve goes gold, spawns lengthy intro cinematic

Left 4 Dead creator Turtle Rock Studios has completed development on its upcoming team-based monster shooter Evolve, and to celebrate publisher 2K Games has issued the above footage, a nearly three-minute-long intro cinematic pulled straight from the game. [Image: 2K Games] ...

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Super Joystiq Podcast Live: Best of 2014 [Update: Watch the replay!]

Starting at 3:30PM EST right here and on Twitch, it's JOYSTIQ DOME! Ten games enter! Ten games get robustly examined while 13 editors jaw at one another before examining the year 2014 in detail! Yes, it's the Super Joystiq Podcast Live! Thrill as Ludwig Kietzmann tries to defend Watch Do...

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