/  Staff Writer
John is what you might call something of a badass. When he's not writing about games or playing them, he's playing in the Kansas City band "Documentary" and drinking as many different beers as often as he can. He's a huge comic nerd in the best sense of the term, with a particular love for the Creator Owned movement.
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CD Projekt Red Studio Blog Launches

CD Projekt Red (the creators of The Witcher games) have launched a studio blog today that aims to inform everybody of all the behind the scenes details of the studio providing a series of "making-of" articles and ...Read More

on August 6, 2012 2:00 PM
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Planetside 2 Beta Going Live Today

If you were lucky enough to find yourself entered into the Planetside 2 beta it's time to finally cash in on those fun times as the beta will be going live sometime today around 2PM PST. Those ...Read More

on August 6, 2012 1:30 PM
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Respecting a Legend: Take a Look Behind the Scenes in Aliens: Colonial Marines

Throughout the years we've seen the Alien movie license pass through many hands in every form of media with varying degrees of success and respect to the source material. Some are quite well and expand on the ...Read More

on August 2, 2012 12:20 PM
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Steam Summer Camp Indie Bundles Back on Sale

Throughout the Steam Summer Sale you might have noticed a different Indie Bundle going on sale each day offering a wide variety of highly acclaimed Indie titles for a super awesome cheap price. Maybe you were too ...Read More

on August 1, 2012 11:30 AM
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Minecraft Update 1.3.1 Released, Adds Ender Chests, Tripwire and Tons More

The latest patch for Minecraft has finally been released bringing the game up to version 1.3.1 and as we've come to expect from recent updates to the game it is absolutely massive in scale. In ...Read More

on August 1, 2012 11:00 AM
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New War of the Roses Trailer Focuses on Ranged Combat

Paradox Interactive have thrown up a new video for War of the Roses which focuses on the ranged combat in the multiplayer medieval combat game and seriously, how many more times do I need to say "multiplayer ...Read More

on July 31, 2012 12:00 PM
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E3 to Remain in Los Angeles Until at Least 2015

E3 has always been host to rumors and speculation with the latest word being spread that we could possibly be seeing a new home for the convention beginning next year. The ESA has squashed those rumors today, ...Read More

on July 30, 2012 11:00 AM
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Arma 2 Receives Update to Version 1.62, Improves Day Z as Well

A new patch has been released for Arma 2 that will bring the game up to version 1.62 and improve a lot of things in the core game as well as its DLC bundles creating a ...Read More

on July 25, 2012 11:30 AM
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3DS XL Will Have Considerably Less Screen Glare

In case just being bigger and newer wasn't enough for you this latest bit of news regarding the 3DS XL should pique some interest as Nintendo has revealed that the larger system will feature considerably less screen ...Read More

on July 24, 2012 11:00 AM
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Looking for Clues in New Screenshots for The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

Another new batch of screenshots has been released for The Testament of Sherlock Holmes which is set to release this September. It seems like we've been hearing about this game for a long time with screenshots coming ...Read More

on July 20, 2012 9:00 AM
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Rumor: Machinarium Coming to the PlayStation Vita

Could the amazing point & click adventure game Machinarium be coming to the PlayStation Vita? Judging from the games updated ESRB page listing it appears that the answer may be yes! The game has already been confirmed ...Read More

on July 17, 2012 9:00 AM
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Awesomenauts Getting a PC Release, Beta Coming Soon

While waiting for a patch to go through on XBLA and PSN what do you do as a developer? You'd be forgiven for thinking the answer is "roll around on your piles of money" and technically you ...Read More

on July 16, 2012 12:30 PM
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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Pushed Back to 2013 for Polish

Amnesia: The Dark Descent has enjoyed an unprecedented amount of success recently for an indie horror title. The game quickly earned a reputation for being extraordinarily creepy with people bragging about how many more minutes they played ...Read More

on July 13, 2012 2:00 PM
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The Steam Summer Sale has Finally Begun, Prepare Yourself

We've been hearing rumors swirling around for weeks...everyone was certain the Steam Summer Sale 2012 would have already happened but each week came and went without the ridiculous savings everybody was hoping for. No longer my ...Read More

on July 12, 2012 3:00 PM
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Rumor: Arkham City Follow-Up to Star the Justice League?

If there's one character DC knows how to treat right it's Batman. Throughout the years he's always gotten the star treatment and even taking the worst of the last era of movies into consideration has always put ...Read More

on July 11, 2012 12:30 PM
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New Trailer for Black Ops 2 Reveals the Villain, Features Theme Song by Trent Reznor

A new trailer has been released for Black Ops 2 which teases some more of the story, going so far as to show what appears to be the main villain in the game. The nameless bearded fellow ...Read More

on July 11, 2012 11:00 AM
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Source Filmmaker Beta Now Open to Everybody

When Valve released the Source Filmmaker alongside the "Meet the Pyro" video the internet went crazy and expected videos started popping up all over the place. The only thing that seemed to dwarf the amount of videos ...Read More

on July 11, 2012 10:30 AM
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Serious Sam 3: BFE “Jewel of the Nile” DLC Coming in October

Croteam and Devolver Digital have announced that a new DLC expansion for Serious Sam 3: BFE will be released for the PC this October. The "Jewel of the Nile" DLC will add three new campaign missions to ...Read More

on July 10, 2012 10:30 AM
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Go Behind the Scenes of the Upcoming Tomb Raider in The Final Hours Series

Crystal Dynamics have partnered up with Geoff Keighley to create a new installment in his "Final Hours" series that will go in depth behind the scenes of the upcoming Tomb Raider re-imagining. The first video of the ...Read More

on July 10, 2012 10:00 AM
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New Trailer for Of Orcs & Men Gives a Better Look at the Upcoming Fantasy RPG

It's not every day you see a new fantasy RPG and think to yourself "Wow, what an original and novel concept!" Spiders Game and Cyanide Studios are looking to be on the path to change that ...Read More

on July 9, 2012 10:00 AM
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Review: Dirt Showdown

I've been a fan of the Dirt series since they still had Colin McRae's name at the front of their title and have enjoyed every main entry in the series to date. Each title expanded on the ...Read More

on July 7, 2012 11:00 AM
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Paradox Now Accepting Sign-Ups for War of the Roses Beta

Paradox Interactive have announced that following the success of the Alpha for the game they will now be accepting applications to join the Beta for their upcoming "medieval multiplayer combat" game War of the Roses. If you're ...Read More

on July 6, 2012 11:00 AM
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Big Changes Coming in Minecraft Update 1.3 Including Tripwire, Writing and Trading

It feels like it's been far too long since we've seen a truly massive Minecraft update but that changes with the announcement of what the 1.3 update will be bringing to the game. The list of ...Read More

on July 6, 2012 10:00 AM
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Wargame: European Escalation Half-Off on Steam to Celebrate Launch of Free Conquest DLC

The free DLC update for Wargame: European Escalation titled "Conquest" has been released and to celebrate this occasion Eugen Systems and Focus Home Interactive have announced that the full game will be 50% off on Steam through ...Read More

on July 5, 2012 12:45 PM
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Review: Inversion

Seeing a game go through a series of delays is nothing new and it happens for a very large variety of reasons. Sometimes the game just needs a little more polish or perhaps the original launch window ...Read More

on July 5, 2012 11:00 AM
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Meet The Saints and Learn More About Them in Two New Hitman Absolution Videos

Square Enix and IO Interactive have released two new videos for Hitman Absolution focusing on the sexy nuns we learned about awhile back, known as The Saints. The first is a file from the ICA (International Contract ...Read More

on July 5, 2012 9:30 AM
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New Screenshots for Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Frozen City Released

Focus Home Interactive have released some new screenshots for Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Frozen City for the 3DS and I must say it looks pretty interesting. There have been a stunning number of titles ...Read More

on July 4, 2012 12:00 PM
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Resident Evil 6 Demo Available Today For Dragon’s Dogma 360 Owners

In the latest venture in cross-IP exclusive promotions, Capcom has announced that the demo for Resident Evil 6 is available today if you own Dragon's Dogma on the Xbox 360. The demo will allow you to play ...Read More

on July 3, 2012 11:30 AM
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Stand-Alone Demo for Civilization V: Gods & Kings Available Now on Steam

Interested in the new expansion for Civilization V but not sure if you want to press that "purchase" button quite yet? Maybe you haven't even played the latest game itself at all yet and are interested in ...Read More

on July 2, 2012 11:00 AM
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Battlefield Premium Sells 800,000 Subscriptions in Two Weeks

EA announced their Premium add-on to Battlefield 3 awhile back to mixed results of interest across the board. However since going live they've announced that they have sold over 800,000 subscriptions to the service which MCV puts ...Read More

on July 2, 2012 10:45 AM