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If you haven't planted roots in Star Wars: The Old Republic's strongholds or are on a quest to collect them all, then BioWare has a nice surprise for you. Buried in the patch notes for this week's Shadows of Revan expansion is an announcement that the studio is selling two of its strongholds for a ...

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Unless you've suffered the slings and arrows of outrageous Black Friday events, you may still need to do some gift hunting for friends and family. Electronic gadgets are likely to appear on everyone's wishlist and Amazon has over 500 of them in its Electronics Holiday Gift Guide. Everything is nea...

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The Spiral, KingsIsle's online universe, is one of the most underrated success stories in the MMO genre. After six years of operation, Wizard101 (and its spin-off Pirate101) have tallied up over 50 million lifetime players (that's total players ever). The big numbers don't stop there, either. Th...

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Here we are folks: The Gauntlet. Once it was Black Friday. Then there was Cyber Monday. Once Taco Tuesday got involved, though, we knew it was something more. Every day between now and New Year's Day involves some kind of insane sale, so we're just going to call it The Gauntlet for short. With a...

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Early Xbox One purchasers: Today might be your lucky day. A post on Major Nelson's blog explains that in celebration of the Xbox One's first year on the market, console owners will be "selected at random to receive a special gift from us." The blog post offers a full list of potential prizes, but ...

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For all of Assassin's Creed: Unity's foibles, from lackluster mission design to myriad, horrifying glitches in the initial release, one thing is undeniable: It's gorgeous. Ubisoft's digital recreation of Revolution-era Paris is a monumentally impressive work of digital artistry. Who can blame old A...

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A little over a year ago I did a review of the XVIDA Boomerang, an iPad stand/mount project that graduated from Kickstarter and went into full production. Now the company that spawned the Boomerang has an entire family of accessories, all of which use strong magnets to mount your iPhone, iPad or j...

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Sphero and Ollie from Orbotix have been TUAW favorites for quite a while -- I mean, how can you not love fun and educational robots that are controlled and programmed from your favorite iOS device? Well, the good folks at Orbotix are making it easy for three lucky readers to pick up one of their...

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We've got a pair of can't-miss giveaways on offer today at Joystiq Deals. First up is our Year Of Free GameFly Giveaway, a prize package that includes a free year of GameFly's deluxe 2-games-out-at-a-time subscription service (valued at $275). You'll also want to check out our Triple Crown Ouya ...

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Christmas is a time of giving, but let's be honest, being on the receiving end is so much better. Over the next few weeks, we're going to be running back-to-back giveaways as we approach the festive season -- and winners won't even need to wait until the 25th to start playing with their free toys....

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Just how toxic is League of Legends' community? According to Riot Games, it may not be as bad as it once was. The team posted a letter praising "positive behavior" in the community, saying that 95% of players have never received punishment. Furthermore, only 1% of the crowd have caused issues th...

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What's better than cool Wizard101 stuff? Free Wizard101 stuff! Massively's MJ is diving into the kid-friendly game to dabble in a bit of magic as well as fishing, and she's got some Mystic Fishing Bundles and Evergreen Bundles to give away to other budding wizards. She'll also be joined by KingsIsl...

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This week on Joystiq Deals, one lucky winner will receive two free Nexus devices as part of our latest giveaway. Submit your e-mail address and you'll be entered to win a new Nexus 6 phone and a Nexus 9 tablet, collectively valued at over $1,000. Good luck, and make sure to share the contest on Twi...

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The initial trickle of cases designed for the iPhone 6 and especially for the iPhone 6 Plus has turned into a torrent, and we've received a pile of cases and other protective accessories to review over the past month. For TUAW readers, that means it's time for another one of our case roundups and ...

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