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Destiny Beta Live: I don't want no Ghost [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

A Ghost is an AI who can't get no love from me, and we're proving it at Joystiq.com/Twitch! That's not technically true. We love that wee Ghost. Like many proud knights this day, Joystiq cannot resist the siren call of Bungie's Destiny beta. As such, we're extending our usual Joystiq Streams...

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Quantum Break not impacted by Xbox Entertainment Studios closure

Microsoft's impending closure of its Xbox Entertainment Studios won't affect Quantum Break's live-action TV show, and both the game and show "remain on track" according to the company. The news follows Microsoft saying it "remains committed" to Halo: Nightfall and the Halo TV series despite...

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Microsoft job cuts affect European Xbox division

Microsoft confirmed speculation that its Xbox EMEA team - that's Europe, the Middle East and Africa - would be affected by the company's biggest-ever round of job cuts. It's unknown how many layoffs were made at the EMEA division's UK headquarters, but an MCV source claims 75 percent of the team...

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Destiny beta now with added robo-Dinklage

If you've been playing the Destiny beta, you'll no doubt have noticed Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage sounding a bit different. As CVG showcases excellently in a new video, the actor's much maligned performance as AI helper "Ghost" clearly underwent some robotic post-processing since the alpha....

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Doom unveiled as gory return to roots at QuakeCon

The new Doom returns to a fast-paced, gory march through Mars and hellish invaders. According to comments recorded at QuakeCon, which built a media blackout around the game's debut for the sake of giving attendees something special, Doom bares that stripped-down title because it's a reboot. It will...

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The Evil Within pushed up to Oct. 14 for early scares

Sometimes fear sneaks up on you. News from QuakeCon – via the game's official Twitter account – reveals that The Evil Within, the upcoming horror game from Resident Evil mastermind Shinji Mikami, is now launching on October 14 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC....

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June NPD: Hardware sales up, Watch Dogs and Mario Kart top games

June was a big month for the gaming industry, according to the NPD, as hardware sales shot up by more than 100 percent, and collective sales of hardware, software and accessories grew by 24 percent. "The 106 percent increase in hardware sales was lifted entirely by console hardware sales, which...

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Microsoft 'working toward a fix' for Xbox Live service woes [update]

The PlayStation Network isn't the only online gaming and multimedia hub having troubles today, as the Xbox Live Service Status website is reporting limited availability of Microsoft's service. "It's come to our attention that some of our members are unable to sign in to Xbox Live," reads a blurb...

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Joystiq Discussion: Pray or spray the Xeno away in Alien Isolation?

"You can get through the entire game without killing someone," said Gary Napper, lead designer of Alien: Isolation, in a new interview with GamesTM. "It's something that was, not so much a challenge, but something I felt was what the character would do. We're talking about a member of the Ripley...

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Microsoft to shutter Xbox Entertainment Studios [update]

Following the 18,000 layoffs Microsoft announced this morning, the tech giant has also confirmed reports that it will be closing its Xbox Entertainment Studios division within the next few months. Though the closure of Xbox Entertainment Studios will drastically reduce Microsoft's plans for...

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