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New 3DS easter egg turns Mario beats into Breakout fun

Over in Japan, one clever customer found a mini-game hidden in the New 3DS browser. Tap out in rhythm the first six notes of the Super Mario Bros. theme and voila, Breakout! Here's a suggestion for a name when the New 3DS heads West: "URL only break my heart." [Image: Nintendo]...

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Destiny's The Dark Below DLC is lit up in launch trailer

The environments in Destiny's The Dark Below expansion appear to be fairly well-lit – some of them are bathed in an eerie greenish glow, but still, they're lit. Maybe it's more of a metaphor about the darkness inside of us all. Or maybe it's just a cool name for some DLC. The Dark Below launc...

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Bandai taking motorcycles out for a Ride in spring 2015

Bandai Namco reminded us of a universal truth today: Motorcycles are awesome. Hence the reason the publisher announced that Ride, a "complete motorcycle racing simulator," will launch in spring 2015, a good time of year to break out super-cool motorcycles and take them for a spin. The game is in de...

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Joystiq Streams: Raiding Lara Croft & The Temple of Osiris [Show's over!]

It really hasn't been that long since we hung out with Lara Croft. Capital L, capital C Lara Croft! The shorts and blue tank top, quick to kick a tiger in the face Lara Croft. Still, adventures with her younger, white tank top-wearing self have dominated Lara time these past couple of years. No ...

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Resident Evil hits PS4, Xbox One, more on January 20

The re-release of Resident Evil, upgraded for modern consoles, is scheduled to launch digitally in North America on January 20 for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. It will cost $20. This is the "definitive version" of 2002's Resident Evil, and the Xbox One and PS4 versions will both run at 1...

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Fan-made Persoronpa Q mash-up looks beary interesting

This fan-made recreation of the Persona Q opening with Danganronpa characters is a little old and it's also quite spoiler-ish, but we figured it's still worth highlighting because, well, it's fantastic. Also, since it's apparently open season on crossovers in Japan, maybe it will nudge Atlus and ...

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Evolve's 'Evacuation' is a dynamic mini-campaign mode

Developer Turtle Rock Studios has shed some light on the "Evacuation" game type to be included in its upcoming cooperative team-based shooter Evolve. Designed for one to five players, Evacuation pits the game's heroes against one giant, ugly monster across a series of five rounds, each of which ...

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Cyberpunk bartending for racist corgis, Waifu in VA-11 HALL-A

VA-11 HALL-A is like Papers, Please, but with alcohol instead of immigration papers. Developers at Sukeban Games lovingly call VA-11 HALL-A a "booze-em-up" game. It's set in a post-dystopian, corporate-controlled society where every citizen is infected with nanobots designed to oppress, and law ...

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Y2K: Paranormal elevator death, new RPG systems, no hipsters

Y2K stars Alex, a young man with thick-rimmed glasses, a full beard and a flannel shirt over a nerdy retro tee and jeans. He fights enemies with vinyl records. Need more hipster cred? Developer AckkStudios describes the plot of Y2K as follows: "When an erratically behaving elevator claims the li...

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Joystiq Streams: One last early look at Dungeon Defenders 2

Eight months on from Joystiq's last stream of Dungeon Defenders 2, Trendy Entertainment is finally ready to unleash its crafty blend of co-op role-playing and tower defense on the public. Months of testing, tweaking, and tally-ho-ing into battle has hopefully worked out the kinks since our last ses...

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