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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel review: You don't know Jack

Xbox 360, PS3, PC Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is all about loot, murder, humor, loot, swarms of enemies and loot. It looks like a comic book, plays like a shooter, and feels like that one hilarious idea you and your buddies had at two in the morning after a night of riding around town and chugging...

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Alien: Isolation debuts 2nd in UK charts, doesn't scare off FIFA 15

Again and again, the UK charts prove that when all is said and done, FIFA FIFA and FIFA some more. This time around it was Alien: Isolation that failed to prevent FIFA 15 from notching a third week on top of the country's retail sales charts. Still, Creative Assembly's zeal for xenomorphs was...

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Factor 5 president details canceled Star Wars projects

Factor 5 earned plenty of goodwill from Star Wars fans with its Rogue Leader series across the Nintendo 64 and GameCube, but the studio planned to do more with the universe beyond those games. During an episode of IGN's Nintendo Voice Chat, former Factor 5 president Julian Eggebrecht detailed the...

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Xbox head Phil Spencer defends ID@Xbox parity clause

The ID@Xbox parity clause that requires indie games to launch on Xbox One at the same time as on other platforms (unless they already have an exclusivity deal and, we imagine, a bunch of other legal red tape) is meant to make each Xbox One owner feel like a "first-class citizen," according to Phil...

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Here's a video of (what might be part of) Destiny's DLC

It's not just mission names and descriptions that intrepid Destiny players are discovering: by taking a special detour on the game's final story mission, you can access a sealed-off area that appears to be tied to the upcoming expansion, The Dark Below. [Image: Activision/Se7ensins]...

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Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition grants week-long XP, loot buffs

Console dungeon crawlers still searching for loot in Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition could have a big week – A recent post from Blizzard Community Manager Lylirra details week-long buffs running from 3 a.m. EST October 10 - 17, with advantages varying depending on whether you're a previous or...

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Why your high-level Guardian is dying in Destiny's Iron Banner

Despite advertising Destiny's Iron Banner as a player-vs-player event where - according to the official Iron Banner site - "power matters," it seems that developer Bungie may have left room for confusion regarding just how much it matters. "The way we pitched Iron Banner did make it sound like a...

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Xbox Live Gold free on Xbox 360 this weekend

Xbox 360 owners lacking an Xbox Live Gold subscription will have a chance to test drive the program throughout the weekend. The Free Gold Weekend began early this morning and runs through midnight on October 12. Alongside online multiplayer functionality, joining the Free Gold Weekend also...

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Destiny State of Service: Final Verdict

This is State of Service, an ongoing review of the online service of a recently launched game. You can read our scored review of Destiny here. Friday, October 10 | Final Verdict Current State of Service: Good Summary: Server performance has been stable. Some users experiencing network issues. ...

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Alien: Isolation giveaway games and swag can hear you scream

While playing Alien: Isolation, a common pastime around Joystiq these days what with our playthrough of hard mode and our review, one thing is clear: Amanda Ripley does not get chilly thanks to her jacket. She may be hounded by murderous looters, androids, and one gigantic, exoskeletal monstrosity...

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