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Barely Related: Hoaxes and True Detective cast lists

Happy weekending, folks! Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gaming news. Think of this as your casual week...

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Joystiq Deals: Enter to win a new iPhone 6

If you don't have a spare $600 to spend on a new iPhone 6, don't worry, Joystiq Deals has you covered. For the next two months, we're hosting a sweepstakes where one lucky winner will take home a $600 Apple Store gift card to spend on the iPhone 6 of their choice. No purchase is necessary to ent...

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EA has two teams prototyping Apple Watch game experiences

Apple revealed its new piece of wearable tech yesterday, a watch with a touchscreen, fitness apps and all sorts of other smart device functionality. Among the possibilities with the Apple Watch are gaming applications; EA has confirmed it is actively investigating, and was listed among the develope...

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Game devs on board with the iPhone 6, Apple Watch

Apple unveiled its shiny new toys at a conference today, including the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the Apple Watch and iOS 8. A lineup of game developers are already signed on to play around with Apple's new chip, the A8, which supports 64-bit and is 50 percent more energy efficient than the A7...

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Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies handles its first case on iOS pro bono

Courtroom drama adventure game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies has arrived on iOS and following our unveiling earlier this week Capcom contacted us to outline the game's episodic pricing scheme. If you visit the App Store, you'll find Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies features a "Free" ...

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Valiant Hearts storms iOS in September

Ubisoft's Valiant Hearts: The Great War, a critically-adored tale of love, loss and the horrors of warfare, will reach the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch on September 4. Though the game drops players into the trench warfare of World War I with all the explosions and destruction that setting would s...

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Europe wants better safeguards on in-app iOS purchases

It appears the European Commission isn't thrilled with Apple's slow movement to provide more safeguards from accidental in-app purchases made on its devices. The administration issued a press release today discussing joint action from the firm and member states to enforce better protection for cons...

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Hellraid: The Escape makes a break for it on iOS

Before Techland properly introduces players to the dark fantasy world of Hellraid next year, developer Shortbreak Studios offers a tour of the world via the iOS puzzle game Hellraid: The Escape. Officially described as a "visually stunning action-adventure mobile game," Hellraid: The Escape ...

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Report: 80 percent of App Store apps aren't visible

Mobile analytics company adjust uses the term "zombie apps" to describe those that aren't visible on the App Store – to be visible, an app must "rank on any of the 39,171 App Store top lists on two out of three days over the month." That's a fairly low bar, but still, last month just one-fift...

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Apple Design Award sale discounts Threes, Monument Valley, and more

The iTunes App Store is hosting an unannounced sale on several Apple Design Award-winning apps, giving frugal players the opportunity to check out some of the best games to hit iOS devices this year. Featured games are Asher Vollmer's sliding number-cruncher Threes (99 cents), ustwo's perspectiv...

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