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When is a game not really a game? When it's a Trojan horse for new music from Skrillex. Play the seemingly humdrum shooter Alien Ride on Android or iOS and you'll find that it's actually a preview for the dubstep(-ish) artist's first full album, Recess -- you can listen to the whole LP ahead of it...

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Skrillex is a tough sell in the Joystiq staff chat room. We have one ardent, passionate fan, and any suggestion from him that contains "Skrillex" in the URL and is introduced with, "OK, this is pretty great," is treated with extreme skepticism. This time, however, he might be on to something. Skril...

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GameChops, an indie chiptune/remix record label founded by DJ Cutman, has released a collection of three electronic dance music EPs based off various titles in the Zelda franchise, such as A Link to the Past and Skyward Sword. The Triforce of Bass features three five-track collections of tunes that...

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When your game involves giant robots with massive rockets, lasers and high-tech HUDs, you don't need epic rock music drowning out the sound of metallic hellfire and thundering footsteps, as MechWarrior Online demonstrates with the above teaser trailer. You also don't need dubstep, but that's only...

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Fans of Tad Williams' cyberpunk series Otherland, rejoice. The MMO adaptation of the series, which is being published by gamigo AG, has received a brand-new trailer showcasing many of the varied worlds you can visit on Otherland's Net. The trailer takes players on a tour of many of the game's i...

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I hear there's this dubstep music all the kids are into nowadays. Being an old man of questionable taste, I phoned some of the local teenagers for a primer. Their advice was to "listen for the drop." I kept listening for the drop, but I couldn't really hear it. Nonetheless, WoPairs created WoW...

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This summer's lackluster Incarna expansion and the ensuing microtransaction drama took a massive toll on EVE Online's player community and development staff. Players were quitting in droves, and CCP eventually had to lay off 20% of its staff worldwide. Two years of half-implemented expansions, br...

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This week, League of Legends revealed major upcoming changes to its mastery trees for competitive season two, which are due to go live with the Fizz patch ahead of upcoming tournaments. Heroes of Newerth continues its support of the game's competitive scene with the HoNWars League, which is open ...

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