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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 Splinter Cell: Blacklist Trailer Breaks Down Single-player, Co-Op, Multiplayer

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Posted on August 9, 2013 AT 10:20am
A new, seven-minute long trailer for Splinter Cell: Blacklist provides a thorough look at the title's single-player campaign, co-op content, and Spies vs. Mercs multiplayer mode. READ MORE



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Everyone Has a Very Bad Day in The Bureau’s Sixth and Final Live-Action Short

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Posted on August 9, 2013 AT 10:05am
All the narrative threads started in The Bureau's live-action web shorts come together in this, its finaly entry: "The Aftermath." READ MORE



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Pokémon X & Y Will Reportedly Contain ‘Mega Evolutions’

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 03:01pm
Pokémon X & Y will reportedly contain "Mega Evolutions" for the titular pocket monsters, according to Serebii's translation of the most recent issue of CoroCoro. READ MORE



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Deep Silver Creative Director Hints at the Future of the Dead Island Franchise

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 02:46pm
During a Reddit AMA, Deep Silver creative director Guido Eickmeyer mentioned how Dead Island fans should "not expect the series to stop at this point." READ MORE



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The Last of Us Devs Respond to Claims Their Game Contains Sexist Tropes

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 02:37pm
Talking to GamesBeat, Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley both commented on criticisms about The Last of Us's female characters perpetuating sexist tropes common in videogames. READ MORE



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Two Former PopCap Devs-Turned-Valve Employees Returning to Indie Scene

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 02:19pm
Former PopCap developers-turned-Valve employees Jeff Gates and Tod Semple are returning to the indie scene, IGN reports. READ MORE



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Bungie Aims to Battle Player Griefing in Destiny with Positive In-Game Gestures

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 01:58pm
Bungie hopes that mapping positive in-game gestures to the D-pad in Destiny will help curb "toxic behavior" among players, technical director Chris Butcher told Edge Online. READ MORE



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Luigi Makes the Cut for Next Super Smash Bros. Roster

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 01:32pm
Luigi's meteoric rise in prominence continues, this time with confirmation that he'll be among the combats in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and for 3DS. READ MORE



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Trion Worlds Shutting Down San Diego Studio, Moving Defiance Ops to Redwood

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 01:16pm
Trion Worlds is closing down their San Diego-based studio and relocating operations of Defiance and End of Nations to their Redwood City HQ, Polygon reports. READ MORE



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PS3 Music Visualizer from PixelJunk Devs Launching on PSN Next Week

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 12:17pm
Q-Games, makers of the PixelJunk series, have created a new music visualizer app for the PlayStation 3 that will be available for download on PSN next week. READ MORE



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New Dev Diary for The Bureau Explores 2K Marin’s Approach to the Art Direction

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 11:55am
2K Marin's second developer diary for their upcoming tactical-strategy shooter The Bureau details the studio's approach to art design for the game. READ MORE



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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 ‘Apocalypse’ DLC Coming to XBLA Later This Month

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 11:41am
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's last bit of DLC, "Apocalypse," is coming to Xbox 360 August 27, Treyarch and Activision officially announced today. READ MORE



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EGM Review:
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

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Posted on August 8, 2013 AT 08:00am
Is Mario & Luigi: Dream Team a dream come true or a nightmare? Check out our review to find out! READ MORE



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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Venturing onto PS3 and PC Early September

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Posted on August 7, 2013 AT 01:44pm
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons will wander onto PSN and Steam for Windows PC September 3, Starbreeze Studios announced today. READ MORE



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Xbox One Game DVR Only Available to Xbox Live Gold Members

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Posted on August 7, 2013 AT 12:10pm
The Xbox One's gameplay-capturing DVR feature will only be available to users with Xbox Live Gold accounts, One Hit Pixel reports. READ MORE



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DuckTales Devs Talk Sound and Design in Final Duckumentary

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Posted on August 7, 2013 AT 11:59am
In WayForward and Capcom's third and final entry in their DuckTales Remastered duckumentary series, the developers explores the HD remake's sound and design. READ MORE



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Monster-on-Monster Chaos Ensues in Latest Pokémon Rumble U Trailer

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Posted on August 7, 2013 AT 11:45am
The first English trailer for Pokémon Rumble U shows the game's indecipherable Poké-mayhem (gameplay) in action. READ MORE



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Murdered: Soul Suspect Won’t Launch Until After March 2014

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Posted on August 7, 2013 AT 11:30am
Murdered: Soul Suspect won't be haunting PC, PS and Xbox 360s until after March of next year, a Square Enix representative informed GameSpot. READ MORE



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Mark of the Ninja ‘Special Edition’ DLC Dropping Later This Month on XBLA, Steam

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Posted on August 7, 2013 AT 10:53am
Mark of the Ninja will be receiving "Special Edition" DLC on XBLA and Steam later this month, developer Klei Entertainment announced on Twitter. READ MORE



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New Dev Diary for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Explores Story Design, Focus

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Posted on August 6, 2013 AT 02:47pm
In a new developer diary for 2K Marin's The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, lead narrative designer Erik Caponi talks about the appeal of merging the XCOM universe with a 1960's setting. READ MORE



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