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Christopher Holzworth

Chris Holzworth has wanted to write about games all his life. He first cut his teeth writing for enthusiast sites such as RPGFan, and after writing for just about every other enthusiast website he could came across, wound up as EGM's east coast news correspondent (read: editorial intern) before relocating to LA to serve as news editor. You can follow his rants about storytelling on Twitter @manadrive.[Meet the rest of the crew]

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Latest Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video examines the multiplayer in detail

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Posted on September 3, 2014 AT 11:55am
A new, lengthy video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s multiplayer shines a spotlight on its game-defining exo movement, customization options, maps, and gameplay modes. READ MORE



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Updated Wii U release calendar charts out next year’s Nintendo titles

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Posted on September 3, 2014 AT 11:20am
An updated Wii U release calendar shows Nintendo fans what’s ins tore for 2015, the company revealed on Twitter. READ MORE



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Xbox Live Gold members can play Forza Motorsport 5 for free this weekend

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Posted on September 3, 2014 AT 10:55am
Xbox One users with an Xbox Live Gold subscription can play Forza Motorsport 5 for free this weekend, starting tomorrow at 12:01 a.m. READ MORE



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EA hires Starbucks marketing wizard to work his magic in service to their games

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Posted on September 3, 2014 AT 10:30am
Chris Bruzzo, former vice president of marketing and public relations at Amazon and a similar role at Starbucks, is Electronic Arts’ new chief marketing manager, EA CEO Andrew Wilson announced. READ MORE



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Thousands of game devs take a stand against harassment and hate with open letter

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Posted on September 2, 2014 AT 01:55pm
In the wake of very public instances of hate speech, violent threats, and generally monstrous behavior by gamers the past few weeks, 2,490 game developers rallied behind a letter penned by State of Play’s Andreas Zecher condemning such conduct. READ MORE



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Second Hellblade dev diary takes a trip to the British Museum’s Viking exhibit

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Posted on September 2, 2014 AT 01:20pm
The second developer diary for Ninja Theory’s upcoming PS4 action game Hellblade explores the team’s research into Viking and Celt culture as a source of inspiration for their title's world. READ MORE



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Disgaea 5 announced for PS4, and that’s all we know right now

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Posted on September 2, 2014 AT 11:45am
Netherworld’s hijinks are coming to PS4 with Disgaea 5, developer Nippon Ichi Software revealed on a teaser page for the fifth full installment of their turn-based tactical-RPG series. READ MORE



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EA Access adding Need for Speed Rivals this month, expanding to additional countries

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Posted on September 2, 2014 AT 11:15am
EA Access, Electronic Arts’ subscription-based Xbox One service that lets players dip into select games in the EA Vault for a monthly fee, will add Need for Speed Rivals this month, the company announced today. READ MORE



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This week’s Deals with Gold goes indie on Xbox One and throws an Activision sale on 360

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Posted on September 2, 2014 AT 10:45am
Ubisoft’s indie-minded Child of Light and Twisted Pixel’s controversial Xbox One launch title Lococycle are both on sale as part of this week’s Deals with Gold, as are several 360 games and a bag full of Activision titles. READ MORE



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Weekend Play: Tales Mix

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Posted on August 29, 2014 AT 05:00pm
Welcome to EGM's Weekend Play, a weekly account of what games the editors of EGM are currently playing, and an open conversation with you, the reader, about what you've been playing. READ MORE



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Costume Quest 2 knocking on Steam’s door October 7, pre-orders now available

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Posted on August 29, 2014 AT 02:55pm
Costume Quest 2 will ring Windows PC, Mac OS X, and Linux’s doorbell through Steam October 7, publisher Midnight City and developer Double Fine announced today. READ MORE



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Lords of Shadow producer Dave Cox leaves Konami after 17 years with the company

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Posted on August 29, 2014 AT 02:25pm
Veteran Konami producer Dave Cox is leaving the company today after 17 years of service, he announced on Twitter. READ MORE



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Check out nearly 30 minutes of Massive Chalice’s PAX demo build

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Posted on August 29, 2014 AT 01:45pm
For those unable to attend PAX Prime, to which Double Fine brought a playable build of their upcoming Final Fantasy Tactics– and Fire Emblem>–inspired strategy RPG Massive Chalice, the studio uploaded a length gameplay video. READ MORE



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Latest Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor trailer introduces Orc punching bag Ratbag

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Posted on August 29, 2014 AT 11:45am
The latest story trailer for Monolith’s upcoming Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor introduces the Uruk Orc Ratbag. READ MORE



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Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell expansion and SRIV next-gen rerelease announced

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Posted on August 29, 2014 AT 11:19am
Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell, a standalone expansion that sends players to hell, and a next-gen re-release of Saints Row IV are coming very early next year, developer Volition announced today at PAX Prime. READ MORE



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First Dying Light dev diary focuses on freerunning and ‘natural movement’

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Posted on August 29, 2014 AT 10:55am
In the first dev diary for Dying Light, the team at Techland describe their approach to making the game’s parkour-inspired movement feel natural and not cumbersome. READ MORE



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First 12 Nintendo amiibo figurines now available for pre-order, $12.99 each

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Posted on August 29, 2014 AT 10:31am
The first of Nintendo’s amiibo NFC figurines are now available for pre-order, priced at $12.99, individually priced at $12.99. READ MORE



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Gone Home finds new digs at House of Nintendo

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Posted on August 28, 2014 AT 01:55pm
Fullbright’s rather popular, rather powerful first-person interactive story Gone Home is coming to Wii U, too, Nintendo of America director of product marketing Damon Baker revealed. READ MORE



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Dishwasher dev bringing RPG platformer Salt and Sanctuary to PS4 and Vita

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Posted on August 28, 2014 AT 01:27pm
The Dishwasher and Charlie Murder developer Ska studios will bring their new project, an RPG platformer titled Salt and Sanctuary, exclusive to PS4 and Vita next year, the indie outfit announced today. READ MORE



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Latest Lords of the Fallen trailer takes you on a tour of its grim-looking world

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Posted on August 28, 2014 AT 12:45pm
The latest trailer for Deck13 Interactive and CI Games’ upcoming action-RPG Lords of the Fallen takes viewers on a flyby of some of the locations players will explore as criminal-turned-hero Harkyn. READ MORE



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