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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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Batman: Arkham Origins Teaser Image Suggests Mr. Freeze Story DLC Coming

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Posted on January 1, 2014 AT 11:26am
Batman: Arkham Origins’ first story-driven DLC looks to revolve around Mr. Freeze, a screenshot teased on the game’s official Twitter account indicates. READ MORE



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World of Warcraft Survey Gauges Interest in Upcoming Expansion, Annual Passes

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Posted on December 31, 2013 AT 02:00pm
Blizzard Entertainment has sent a World of Warcraft survey to “past and current” subscribes in order to gauge interest in a new annual pass program, character upgrades, and Warlords of Draenor. READ MORE



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Naughty Dog Dev Challenges Assertions That The Last of Us Is Male-Oriented

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Posted on December 31, 2013 AT 01:02pm
In response to the New York Times’ review of The Last of Us, Naughty Dog user interface designer Alexandria Neonakis wrote a rebuttal challenging claims that the game is male-oriented. READ MORE



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In Titanfall, Quickscoping and No-Scoping with Sniper Rifles Will Be ‘Ineffective’

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Posted on December 31, 2013 AT 11:45am
Titanfall will feature sniper rifles, but tricks commonly employed in Call of Duty and other shooters, such as quickscoping and no-scoping, will be “ineffective,” a Respawn rep wrote on their official forums. READ MORE



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3DS StreetPass Devs Talk Single-Player Design Approach to Social Activity

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Posted on December 31, 2013 AT 11:00am
The idea behind 3DS’ StreetPass Mii Plaza and related minigames was to subtly blend a unique form of socialization with single-player game design, two of its developers told Kotaku in a recent interview. READ MORE



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Devil’s Third ‘About 80 Percent Complete,’ Set for 2014 Release Says Itagaki

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Posted on December 31, 2013 AT 10:27am
Despite not hearing about or seeing much of the project since its E3 2011 debut, Devil’s Third is on schedule for a 2014 release, creator Tomonobu Itagaki told 4gamer in a recent interview. READ MORE



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Capcom’s 2014 Plans Include Reviving a Classic, Fighting Game, New Phoenix Wright

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Posted on December 30, 2013 AT 02:05pm
In an interview with Japanese gaming outlet 4gamer, several of Capcom’s movers and shakers teased some of the company’s plans for 2014. READ MORE



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Sleeping Dogs, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Free for Gold Members in January

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Posted on December 30, 2013 AT 01:00pm
Xbox Live Gold subscribers will have access to Sleeping Dogs and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for free in January, Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb announced today. READ MORE



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Samurai Warriors 4 Possibly Getting a Western Release Summer 2014

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Posted on December 30, 2013 AT 11:55am
The next installment of Tecmo Koei and Omega Force’s other hack-n-slash series, Samurai Warriors, may see a western release in 2014, producer Hisashi Koinuma suggested on Twitter last week. READ MORE



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Battlefield 4 Suffering from ‘Intermittent Connectivity Problems’ Across All Platforms

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Posted on December 30, 2013 AT 11:15am
Battlefield 4 is suffering from “intermittent connectivity problems” that developer DICE is aware of and investigating, according to an update on the official Battlefield 4 forums. READ MORE



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This Week’s PlayStation Plus Content: Urban Trial Freestyle for PS Vita

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Posted on December 30, 2013 AT 10:30am
Only one offering this week for PlayStation Plus subscribers: Urban Trial Freestyle. READ MORE



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EGM Weekly: December 28, 2013 Edition

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Posted on December 28, 2013 AT 07:45am
Welcome to EGM Weekly, a round up of the top news, reviews, and features from the past seven days. READ MORE



Video

Deep Down ‘Prologue’ Trailer Takes Future New Yorkers to a Monster-Filled Past

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Posted on December 27, 2013 AT 02:00pm
A new trailer for Capcom’s free-to-play dungeon crawler Deep Down (which, last I checked, is still the working title) shows armored knights battling monsters with swords and sorcery. READ MORE



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Nintendo Temporarily Shutting Down Wii U, 3DS eShop Services for 12 Hours

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Posted on December 27, 2013 AT 01:10pm
Nintendo is temporarily turning off eShop services later today into tomorrow while they attempt to resolve connection issues and disruptions, the company announced this morning on Facebook. READ MORE



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Homeworld Survey Gauges Fan Interest in Potential Platforms, Collector’s Edition

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Posted on December 27, 2013 AT 11:50am
Gearbox Software, proud new owners of the Homeworld series IP following THQ’s bankruptcy sale earlier this year, have put out a survey to gather feedback for their upcoming Homeworld HD remakes. READ MORE



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First Wave of Rockstar Verified GTA Online Jobs Released Across Xbox 360, PS3

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Posted on December 27, 2013 AT 11:05am
After giving players the creation tools necessary to design their own deathmatches and races in GTA Online, the developers at Rockstar have selected 10 of the best and released them into the wild. READ MORE



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Xbox Live Countdown to 2014: Killer is Dead, Dead or Alive 5, Left 4 Dead 2

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Posted on December 27, 2013 AT 10:15am
The theme of today’s daily deal on day 11 of Microsoft’s Countdown to 2014 Xbox Marketplace is the word “dead,” it seems. READ MORE



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Princess Zelda Makes the Cut for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, 3DS Roster

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Posted on December 26, 2013 AT 02:00pm
The latest batch of screenshots posted to the official Smash Bros. website confirms that Princess Zelda will be among Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and for 3DS’ roster. READ MORE



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Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty! Will feature Redone Music, Sound Effects, Voice Work

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Posted on December 26, 2013 AT 01:00pm
Oddword: New ’n’ Tasty!, a remake of the original 1997 Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey, will feature revamped music, sound effects, and voice work, according to Just Add Water’s latest developer diary. READ MORE



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Bravely Default Producer Keen on Annualizing the Fledgling JRPG Series

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Posted on December 26, 2013 AT 11:00am
Bravely series producer Tomoya Asano is keen on releasing a new title in the series each year and hopes to get Bravely Second out in Japan in 2014, the developer told Gengeki Online in a recent interview. READ MORE



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