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Titan Souls: One hit point, one bow, one arrow, lots of deaths

Of the three key influences in Acid Nerve's Titan Souls, From Software's Souls series is the least obvious. The PS4, Vita and PC game is an immediate callback to top-down Zeldas like A Link to the Past, with its pixelated bow-wielding hero dueling with boss after boss hidden in room-like caverns....

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Gamescom Awards evolve, favor 2K's monstrous game

The votes are in, and the winner of the Gamescom 2014 Awards is ... *drumroll* Oh, you saw the headline and figured out the pun already? Well, you're right; it's Evolve, the 4v1 monster-on-human huntfest from Left 4 Dead developer Turtle Rock Studios. The game took home not only the award for "Best...

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Hohokum review: Not hokum, just ho-hum

Hohokum is essentially a playable cartoon. Minutes after starting it up, I was reminded of Pinball Number Count, Yellow Submarine, and other animated works from the '60s and '70s in the way Hohokum overloads the senses with contrasting imagery tied to a unifying theme. Like Sesame Street's...

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July NPD: PS4 leads hardware, Last of Us returns to top software

July 2014 continues the trend of rising hardware sales and declining software sales, according to the NPD, though the software sales charts have seen a shakeup thanks to Sony's Last of Us re-release. "Hardware sales doubled in July 2014 (vs. July 2013), stemming from growth in eighth generation...

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New discounts join EU PSN Summer Sale: FIFA 14, Just Cause 2

Sony's European division has rolled out a swath of new discounts now available from the ongoing PlayStation Network Summer Sale including a massive price cut on FIFA 14 and lesser but still impressive discounts on Just Cause 2, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and 1942: Joint Strike. The aforementioned...

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Joystiq Deals: VPN Unlimited, PSN Anime Sale

Today, Joystiq Deals is giving your online security a boost with a three-year subscription to VPN Unlimited. When you're connected to a virtual private network on a Windows, Mac, or Linux machine or an iOS or Android mobile device, your Internet traffic is encrypted and anonymous, keeping you safe...

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PSN Tuesday: Hohokum, Surgeon Simulator: AE, Disgaea 4

This week's PlayStation Store update brings with it something new for every Sony system, from the PlayStation 4 to the oft-neglected PS Vita. As of today, PlayStation 4 owners can purchase the adorably stylish (and cross-buy compatible) Hohokum for $15, or the gory, far less adorable Surgeon...

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Quick take on Sony's Gamescom 2014 press conference

Joystiq's Ludwig Kietzmann and Sinan Kubba reflect on Sony's Gamescom 2014 press event held today in Cologne, Germany. The event featured new game announcements from Rayman creator Michel Ancel (Wild) and Heavenly Sword developer Ninja Theory (Hellblade) among many other bits of news covered in...

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PlayStation Gamescom 2014 press conference round-up: Wild, Hellblade

After Microsoft rolled out a whole bunch of announcements earlier today, it was Sony's turn to take the stage for its Gamescom 2014 press conference. We watched the stream, we followed the liveblog and now it's time to recap all of the event's announcements. Head past the break to dive into our...

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Donald Duck joins Disney Infinity 2.0 cast this Fall

Following last year's addition of Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, Disney has opted to deliver another of the company's "fab five" to Disney Infinity 2.0: Donald Duck. "Donald Duck delivers his signature catch-phrases, fiery temper and special abilities like tossing objects, sweeping up enemies...

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