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Just breathe, Star Wars: A New Hope in Minecraft is coming

An enterprising Star Wars fan is giving other devotees of Lucas’ universe a new hope; a new, low-resolution, super-blocky hope. “Paradise Decay” is recreating Star Wars: Episode IV inside of Minecraft, using only custom textures and art – no special…
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FIFA 15′s global cover star just lost the World Cup

FIFA 15′s cover athlete is Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, marking the Argentinian footballer’s third consecutive year on the series’ box (his fourth being 2012′s FIFA Street). Messi will be the lone global star on the game’s cover, though EA says regional…
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Super Joystiq Podcast 104: Star Citizen, Alien Isolation, Divinity Original Sin, PlayStation Plus

This week’s Super Joystiq Podcast is thinking about bringing a classic theme song back as a pre-order bonus.

Real, true, big games. Sorry Willy Beamish. Ludwig, Xav, Alexander, and Sinan convene to cover the week’s big release, classic-style…
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Sci-Fi JRPG Ar Nosurge: Ode To An Unborn Star Coming To PlayStation 3

Koei Tecmo has announced plans to bring its sc-fi JRPG, Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star, to PlayStation 3 in North America.

The game, releasing September 23, follows the story of a civilization roaming space for 2000 years in search of new replacement home. The game's story follows two pairs of protagonists, Ion and Earthes and Delta and Casty, as players switch back and forth between the characters. It's a turn-based RPG with the option for players to synthesize their own items and use music and song to create magic.

You can check out some screens from the game in the gallery below. You can also check out the full press release announcing the game on page two. – The Feed

Midnight Star blasts off on Ireland’s App Store

Midnight Star, the mobile FPS from Halo co-creator Alex Seropian, is live on the Ireland App Store. This is the game’s soft launch, allowing developer Industrial Toys to get some extra testing in and punch out the final problems.

“We need to flesh…
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Mark of the Ninja, Dyad star in Canada Day sale on Steam

Steam’s current sale honors the Great White North with a slate of discounted games made by our Canadian brothers and sisters in celebration of Canada Day.

Featured Canada-powered games include TowerFall Ascension ($ 10.04), Fez ($ 4.99), Dyad ($ 3.75),…
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Barely Related: Star Wars, Powerpuff Girls and Pokemon Masters

There are still a few E3 stories the soak up around here, but let’s take a break from all that for a few moments, shall we?

Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq…
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Midnight Star is a mobile FPS that works (no, really)

From the mind that co-created the Halo universe, Midnight Star is a robust, alien-infested first-person shooter – for mobile devices. Wait, where are you going? Hang on! Just – hang on.

Midnight Star is a good mobile shooter.

The game comes…
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Barely Related: Star Wars puts Harrison Ford in the hospital

So that was E3. The week was wild for everyone at Joystiq, but now it’s time to take a step back and look at some news that isn’t within the confines of the gaming industry. Cheers!

Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday Saturday column…
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New Star Citizen Commercial Sells You On A MISC Ship

Star Citizen's trailers don't play out like video game trailers. Instead, they play out like car commercials, and the latest tries to see you a MISC ship.

You'll learn about the ship's fuel efficient engines, shock-proof cargo area, and its impressive turrets which make short work of greedy pirates. It's the perfect ship for freelance transporters.

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Star Citizen has, to date, raised more than $ 43 million in funding, and recently launched its Arena Commander mode to backers. – The Feed