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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, a fancy phrase for "slave") before relocating to LA to serve as news editor. [Meet the rest of the crew]

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Latest Payday 2 update adds Infamy, gives players a new skill tree to explore

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Posted on January 23, 2014 AT 11:29am
As a reward for skilled, experienced, level 100 Payday 2 players, Overkill Software has implemented a new system called Infamy, the developer announced. READ MORE



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PlanetSide 2 set to gain new swamp-heavy continent Hossin later this year

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Posted on January 23, 2014 AT 11:13am
Planetside 2 players will gain a new continent, Hossin, to explore later this year, according to the game’s new features roadmap. READ MORE



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New Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 trailer introduces cast of characters

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Posted on January 23, 2014 AT 11:00am
A new trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 introduces the game’s cast and voice talent alongside a light sprinkling of gameplay footage. READ MORE



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Shovel Knight launching on Wii U, 3DS, PC March 31, new gameplay trailer released

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Posted on January 22, 2014 AT 02:18pm
Shovel Knight is launching March 31, developer Yacht Club Games announced through a new gameplay trailer. READ MORE



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Superman joins Infinite Crisis champion roster

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Posted on January 22, 2014 AT 01:59pm
Superman will join Infinite Crisis’ champion roster February 5, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today. READ MORE



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Cut the Rope: Triple Treat collection coming to Nintendo 3DS March 25

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Posted on January 22, 2014 AT 01:30pm
Cut the Rope: Triple Treat, a compilation of the original game and its first two follow-ups, Cut the Rope: Experiments and Cut the Rope: Time Travel, is coming to Nintendo 3DS March 25, Activision announced today. READ MORE



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New Renegade X trailer showcases the Command & Conquer spinoff’s gameplay

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Posted on January 22, 2014 AT 12:03pm
Totem Arts founder Bilal “Fobby” Bakri provides a brief overview of the many systems present in Renegade X, the studio’s upcoming third- and first-person shooter set in the Command & Conquer universe. READ MORE



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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and for 3DS will let players disrupt edge-hogging

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Posted on January 22, 2014 AT 11:37am
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and for 3DS won’t allow players to camp out on edges to block recovering opponents, director Masahiro Sakurai revealed today in a post on Miiverse. READ MORE



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The Last of Us: Left Behind devs discuss setting and gameplay in new video

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Posted on January 22, 2014 AT 11:06am
Naughty Dog today released two new videos for The Last of Us: Left Behind, one featuring the game designers and voice talent discussing the DLC and one featuring the first few minutes of the game’s opening cinematic. READ MORE



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Microsoft paying YouTube video producers extra for non-negative Xbox One coverage

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Posted on January 21, 2014 AT 02:18pm
An arrangement between Microsoft and Machinima video partners in which positive or neutral coverage is awarded with extra pay has come to light via a leaked copy of the campaign agreement. READ MORE



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OlliOlli developer recounts the journey from iOS prototype to Vita exclusive

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Posted on January 21, 2014 AT 01:26pm
The earliest incarnation of Roll7’s 2D side-scrolling skateboarding game, OlliOlli, was designed to play on iOS, creative director John Ribbins revealed to Gamasutra in a recent interview. READ MORE



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New Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC trailer introduces the CODnapper

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Posted on January 21, 2014 AT 11:54am
A new trailer for Call of Duty Ghosts’ first wave of DLC, Onslaught, showcases the add-ons new maps, two new weapons, and new Extinction campaign. READ MORE



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Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition arriving on Steam globally February 28

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Posted on January 21, 2014 AT 11:32am
Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition is coming to Windows PC through Steam globally and as a retail release in Europe February 28, Capcom announced today. READ MORE



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Former Call of Duty, God of War devs turn to Kickstarter to fund To the Death

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Posted on January 21, 2014 AT 11:12am
Veteran Call of Duty and God of War developers are teaming up on a new project that combines elements of beat ‘em ups, shoot ‘em ups, and action games titled To the Death, the studios announced today. READ MORE



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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition dev diary showcases Lara’s next-gen improvements

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Posted on January 21, 2014 AT 10:43am
In a new dev diary for Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, executive producer Scot Amos explains all the ways in which Crystal Dynamics have improved Lara’s character model for the next-gen rerelease. READ MORE



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MarvelousAQL cancels Rune Factory 4′s European release

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Posted on January 20, 2014 AT 01:42pm
Rune Factory 4, the last installment from now defunct developer Neverland Co., won’t be getting a European release, a spokesperson for publisher MarvelousAQL confirmed with Eurogamer. READ MORE



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Latest Super Smash Bros. for 3DS image possibly teases a single-player mode

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Posted on January 20, 2014 AT 01:20pm
Series creator Masahiro Sakurai shared a new photo of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS that many speculate indicates the presence of a single-player mode of some kind. READ MORE



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Free-to-play online third-person shooter Loadout arriving on Steam January 31

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Posted on January 20, 2014 AT 11:47am
Loadout, developer Edge of Reality’s free-to-play online third-person shooter, will make the jump from Early Access to full Steam title next week, the company announced. READ MORE



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Harmonix reportedly canned an Xbox One Kinect title in development last year

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Posted on January 20, 2014 AT 11:26am
Harmonix reportedly began development on an unannounced Xbox One Kinect title that was cancelled by the end of 2013, according to former senior designer Rob Stokes’ LinkedIn profile. READ MORE



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This week’s PlayStation Plus content: Brothers free, Vita PLAY 2014 sale kicks off

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Posted on January 20, 2014 AT 10:47am
This week’s PlayStation Plus content includes Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for PS3 and Worms: Battle Islands for PSP and Vita for free, plus the start Sony’s PS Vita PLAY 2014 sale. READ MORE



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