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All of the Lights: Many curious uses for the PS4 light bar

Sony is no stranger to idiosyncratic hardware design. Nintendo and Sega put analog sticks on their controllers in the '90s? Sony adds on an extra stick and redefines console controllers. Touch screens are de rigueur? Sony slaps a touch surface on the front and back of PS Vita. The PlayStation 4 is ...

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Devs pull problematic Alien: Isolation patch from PS4

Following reports of glitches caused by the recent 1.02 update for the PlayStation 4 iteration of Alien: Isolation, developer Creative Assembly has pulled the patch from the PlayStation Network. "We've discovered an issue with the latest patch (v1.02) for Alien: Isolation on PS4, where some user...

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Alien: Isolation is haunted by more than Xenomorphs

You might think that the scariest part of Alien: Isolation is, you know, the alien, but you would be wrong. There is something darker that lurks within Sevastopol station's cramped corridors, something altogether more sinister. If you don't believe us, see it for yourself in a video we captured t...

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Alien: Isolation goes into Corporate Lockdown next week

Corporate Lockdown, the first of five planned DLC additions to Alien: Isolation's Survivor Mode, arrives on October 28. Corporate Lockdown focuses on a Seegson executive named Ransome as he attempts to swipe classified data from the company and make his getaway aboard the Torrens. As with all th...

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Fifa fo fum, who smells the blood of an English man?

Chart-Track's post-FIFA portion of the year rolls along on the UK charts, with the footie franchise holding the top spot now for four straight weeks. Hunting the perennial performer was The Evil Within and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel in second and third, respectively. Although Chart-Track doesn'...

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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 enoug...

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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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How to ruin your pants, or get Alien: Isolation on Oculus Rift

A few questions before we get to the meat of the Alien: Isolation on Oculus Rift instructions: Do you own an Oculus Rift? Do you have Alien: Isolation on PC? Are you sure you want to do this? Like, really? Everyone still with us – let's do this thing....

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Joystiq Deals: Soundfreaq bluetooth speaker, AIAIAI headphones

Those of you playing Alien: Isolation are no doubt aware just how crucial proper audio output can be, which is why this edition of Joystiq Deals is all about sound. Those seeking a simple, portable, easy-to-use bluetooth speaker should have a look at the Soundfreaq Double Spot. The sizable yet l...

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PSN Tuesday: Driveclub, Alien: Isolation, Vib-Ribbon

It's a big week for the PlayStation 4, as Sony's newest console adds Alien: Isolation, Driveclub and NBA 2K15 to its complement of big-name game offerings available through the PlayStation Network. The system is likewise well-represented among smaller-scale games, including Dust: An Elysian Tail, P...

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