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It's all about Gears of War 3 and more personal Game of the Year nominees this week. Arthur has been playing Gears of War 3 Raam's Shadow, and it shouldn't really come as a shock that he is enjoying his time with it. After the quick Now Playing segment it is on to more editors' potential Game ...

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This week in Now Playing, Serious Sam is back. However, Ludwig is feeling a little full on cheeseburgers, and the lack of humor isn't really helping the matter. Jurassic Park: The Game has to be better, right? RIGHT? The second segment this week kicks off the end of the year festivities. Richa...

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It's a casual, four-day weekend sort of Joystiq Show this week. Now Playing has Richard, Justin and Griffin talking about two games with sword-centric gameplay, Infinity Blade II and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. You heard it here first: If you like Infinity Blade, you will probably like In...

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We are at the very back end of the holiday releases, but there are still a few games to hit. Three games this week, Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Super Mario 3D Land, and Saints Row: The Third, more than held their own in the reviews, but the last two are the big winners here --and the two could...

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Big games are still hitting shelves, and at least one member of this episode's Now Playing segment would argue that one of them is a hurdle to marriage – see what you've done Todd Howard? It's not all Justin pouring love on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim though, Griffin has a few things to say...

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It's a game explosion this week and you better get used to it, because the season only gets crazier from here. Up first, Richard, Ludwig and Griffin share their experiences with Lord of the Rings: War in the North, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, and Sonic Generations. Guess which one of these ...

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Now Playing is back with a double-dose of games this week. JC talks about the latest Professor Layton, but the real love in this episodes comes with Dungeon Defenders. The mobile game has arrived on consoles and PC, and it has more to offer than you might expect-- just listen to excitement in A...

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Batman: Arkham City isn't quite on store shelves yet. If the wait isn't already torture enough, Richard, Chris and Griffin spend 40 minutes breaking it down for you -- and you just might be surprised by what you hear. If Dark Souls is more your speed, or you're just a connoisseur of varied...

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Diablo 3 doesn't launch this year, but that won't stymie the excitement surrounding the game. The beta has been available for a few weeks now, affording the lucky few who made it in a chance to get a feel for what is in-store when the long-awaited sequel finally hits. In this week's Joysti...

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It's time to say goodbye to the Tokyo Game Show. TGS 2011 proved to be the biggest and most attended yet, and while the guys spilled the details of what they saw at the show in the two previous specials, this one is all about the Japan experience. You love hearing about Japan craziness, right? ...

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution kicked-off the season of big releases a couple of weeks ago, and along with it came no shortage of controversy. GameStop pulled PC copies and ended up giving purchasers a $50 voucher after removing the included OnLive codes. An interview with Shawn Freeman provides a l...

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Music has been a key component of games for a long time. It can spur nostalgia and range of emotions like little else is able. This week, Richard talks with a few of the people behind game music, from composers to proponents. Games provide a canvas for all types of music, and we cover the ...

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There are very few publishers that can stand toe-to-toe with Capcom's legacy. How different would the gaming landscape be without the likes of Street Fighter, Resident Evil, Mega Man and so many more? But things have changed at Capcom, and not necessarily for the better. Richard talks with fo...

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It's summer, and that means a wasteland of retail releases, but never fear, there are plenty of great smaller titles on the way. XBLA has turned the Summer drought into a veritable smorgasbord of great downloadable releases, and the indie scene is looking to bring their goods as well. Twisted ...

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This week, the Joystiq Show talks localization. From the cry of gamers wanting Nintendo to bring niche Japanese games stateside, to inside information straight from the localizers themselves, we have the topic covered from all angles. Is Catherine the first game from Atlus to include underwear in...

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E3 has come and gone. In the weeks since, we've heard about a few big games ad nauseam, but there were many worthwhile games that managed to slip through the cracks. With that in mind, for this week's Joystiq Show, we've chosen to highlight a few of the smaller games from E3 2011 that we believe ...

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Are you ready? No really -- are you ready for The Joystiq Show? You better be, because it's finally here. In this inaugural episode, Chris speaks with a host of guests who all bring unique perspectives to the long, and storied history of Duke Nukem Forever. Part 1 - Chris Kohler from Wired ...

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