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Sonic 4: Episode 2 spin-dashes to PSN May 15, XBLA May 16

The second episode of Sonic the Hedgehog 4 will debut on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade next month. Sega is showcasing the game at PAX East, where a representative confirmed to Joystiq that the PSN version will be released on May 15, with the XBLA version arriving the following day. The...

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Seen@PAX East: Journey between halls

Joystiq: Oh, hello! We love your costume. What's the secret to effective, truly evocative cosplay?...

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Each Borderlands DLC pack was made in eight weeks

Borderlands 2 art director Jeramy Cooke and concept designer Scott Kester both worked on the first Borderlands, and they shrug off accomplishments such as "made Borderlands" with considerable humility. When Cooke mentioned casually that every piece of DLC for the first title was created in just...

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Mike Capps: Epic Games has a PC-exclusive game in the works

Gears of War and Fortnite dev Epic Games is getting back to its roots with a PC-exclusive project, creative lead Cliff Bleszinski and president Mike Capps announced today during a PAX East panel. "We might be working on a PC-only title," Capps teased, before Bleszinski picked up where he left off:...

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Child's Play expands to assist domestic abuse victims

Penny Arcade's Child's Play charity is expanding its scope to assist children living with a parent in domestic violence shelters nationwide. The charity, known for donating toys, games and cash to hospitalized children, feels this a natural extension of its efforts. "The mission is the same as far...

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Pre-Blitz: Harmonix on building a new Rock Band from scratch

Harmonix team members Matthew Nordhaus, Chris Foster, Brian Chan, and Jyllian Thibodeau explained the development process that led to Rock Band Blitz, by way of showing us previous versions and iterations of the game. Collectively, these prototypes were referred to as "Pre-Blitz," and epitomized by...

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Laugh, cry, and win prizes at Joystiq Live from PAX East (today at 3pm!)

Today's the day! At 3:00PM EST in the Manticore Theater, Joystiq will bring you a live version of its new podcast-in-progress. Come to the panel to hear how the show is morphing into a different format that Joystiq Podcast fans remember. It's SUPER, and the entire Joystiq staff is involved this...

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Nintendo's Kid Icarus: Uprising cosplayer is Pit (and not the pits)

Normally we wouldn't post about a single cosplayer found at PAX East, much less one there at a publisher's request; however, this Kid Icarus: Uprising Pit costume, designed and worn by PikminLink, is too amazingly accurate to ignore. The wings! The weapons! The character-accurate bike shorts! The...

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The ghostly image of my death in Far Cry 3

The stories crafted during multiplayer sessions of Far Cry 3 will sound similar to the tales told from other competitive shooters: The blast from a nearby grenade hits me like a shockwave. From behind the smoke a group of four rebels emerge and open fire on an ammo depot I'm set on defending. Two...

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Sliding and 'sploding with Ms. 'Splosion Man on iPad

Rather than create an all new experience tailored to touch screens, the iOS version of Twisted Pixel's excellent Ms. 'Splosion Man attempts to replicate the console experience -- and, yes, that means virtual buttons. So, many people have already stopped reading. If you're still here, stick around...

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