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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]

News

Civilization IV Lead Designer Forms New Studio Dedicated to Strategy Games

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Posted on November 6, 2013 AT 02:14pm
Sid Meier’s Civilization IV lead designer Soren Johnson has formed independent studio Mohawk Games, a company “dedicated to building core strategy games,” Johnson announced. READ MORE



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Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse Hitting PC December 4, Vita Later December

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Posted on November 6, 2013 AT 01:52pm
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Course will be split into a two parts to expedite its launch, the first of which is set to arrive December 4, developer Revolution Software announced. READ MORE



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NBA Live 14 Will Update Stats Based on Real-World Data an Hour after It Happens

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Posted on November 6, 2013 AT 01:30pm
In a new trailer for NBA Live 14, a handful of developers from EA Tiburon talk about real-world data will influence player experience practically in real time. READ MORE



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Battlefield 4 on Xbox One Will Use Kinect for Leaning from Cover, Voice Commands

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Posted on November 6, 2013 AT 01:13pm
Battlefield 4 will make use of the Xbox One’s Kinect for leaning from cover and voice commands, Polygon reports. READ MORE



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Mercenary Kings Blasting Its Way onto PlayStation 4 Sometime This Winter

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Posted on November 6, 2013 AT 12:00pm
Tribute Games’ Contra-inspired run n’ gun shoo ‘em up Mercenary Kings will arrive on PlayStation 4 sometime this winter, the developer announced. READ MORE



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Assassin’s Creed IV Dev Calls Black Flag Development on Current-Gen ‘Nightmarish’

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Posted on November 6, 2013 AT 11:25am
While answering fan questions in a Reddit AMAA for Assassin’s Creed IV, community developer Gabe Graziani described development of Black Flag on current-gen consoles as “nightmarish.” READ MORE



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New Square Enix Business Strategy Shifting Focus to Online Games at NA Studios

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Posted on November 6, 2013 AT 10:59am
Square Enix’s financial results briefing for the six-month period ended September 30, 2013 reveals a handful of strategic changes the company intends to make across its operation. READ MORE



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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma and Limited Edition Hitting North America March 14

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Posted on November 6, 2013 AT 10:30am
The newest installment of the Blazblue series, BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, will arrive in North America March 14 alongside an $80 limited edition version, publisher Aksys Games announced. READ MORE



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Valve Has No Plans to Create Exclusives for SteamOS or Steam Machines

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Posted on November 5, 2013 AT 02:11pm
Valve’s new Steam-related initiatives—Steam Machines on the hardware front, SteamOS on the software side—won’t play party to exclusive games, Valve designer Greg Coomer told IGN. READ MORE



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Humble Warner Bros. Bundle Features F.E.A.R. Sequels, Arkham Games, LOTR

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Posted on November 5, 2013 AT 01:46pm
The latest Humble Bundle straps on spandex and prepares to sour with six titles from publisher Warner Bros. Interactive. READ MORE



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Sony Releases Four New PlayStation 4 Videos to Get the Hype Train Rolling

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Posted on November 5, 2013 AT 01:28pm
Sony today released four new promotional videos for the PlayStation 4 that highlight their new console’s controllers, game lineup, next-gen immersion power, and Vita-PS4 remote play functionality. READ MORE



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Iron Maiden Five-Track Bundle Added to Rocksmith 2014 Edition Song Store

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Posted on November 5, 2013 AT 01:17pm
Five tracks by Iron Maiden have been bundled together and added to Rocksmith 2014 Edition’s song store, Ubisoft announced today. READ MORE



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Assassins’ Creed: Rising Phoenix Logo Spotted in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

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Posted on November 5, 2013 AT 11:52am
The logo for Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix, a supposed Vita spinoff game, can be spotted in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, iGo Gaming reports. READ MORE



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Steam Machine Prototype Will Be Bundled with Metro: Last Light

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Posted on November 5, 2013 AT 11:24am
Valve’s 300 Steam Machine prototypes being shipped to beta testers this year will be bundled with Deep Silver and 4A Games’ Metro: Last Light, the companies announced today. READ MORE



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Madden Monopoly Lawsuit Settlement Checks Finally Being Distributed

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Posted on November 5, 2013 AT 11:07am
Settlement checks from the class-action lawsuit against EA for creating a monopoly for football games through Madden have started turning up, according to NeoGAF. READ MORE



Video

SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow Trailer Introduces New Structures, Services

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Posted on November 5, 2013 AT 10:45am
The latest trailer for SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow introduces some of the structures you’ll be buying to help your futuristic city grow and thrive. READ MORE



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Ten Demonic Denizens of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls’ Westmarch Detailed

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Posted on November 5, 2013 AT 10:29am
A new post on the official blog details 10 of the demonic creatures players will face in the upcoming Reaper of Souls expansion. READ MORE



Review

EGM Review:
Regular Show: Mordecai & Rigby in 8-Bit Land

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Posted on November 4, 2013 AT 02:30pm
Regular Show: Mordecai & Rigby in 8-Bit Land is an old-school homage that has its heart in the right place, but never manages to get its act together in execution. READ MORE



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Infinity Ward Breaks Down Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction Mode’s Four Classes

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Posted on November 4, 2013 AT 02:01pm
A recent post on the game’s official blog details the four distinct classes featured in Extinction mode, the closest thing to Zombies mode in Call of Duty Ghosts. READ MORE



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Xbox One ‘Likely’ to Power Up Faster Than a Television—When in Standby Mode

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Posted on November 4, 2013 AT 01:40pm
Responding to questions in a Reddit thread about the Xbox One’s power states, Xbox director of product planning Albert Panello stated that the system would rouse from standby faster than a TV turning on. READ MORE



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