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  • By RuneX, in Frontpage,

    News & Highlights
    AJSA 4th Year Anniversary Recap [Xbox] - Another Anniversary Week is in the books. This celebration went above and beyond my expectations. I was truly humbled on the turnout for the events and how engaged people were. It is my pleasure to report that the Anniversary spirit was healthy and strong during the whole week on Xbox.
    Last night we concluded our program for the AJSA 4th Year Anniversary celebration, wrapping up a busy and productive series of events. Every night last week we held an event, every night we got the group together, and every night we went out to kick ass and have fun.
    I want to recognize everyone who rallied together to support and participate during our events on Xbox during the Anniversary week. Everyone who came out last week and participated were all part of something awesome. This was made possible by our hard working organizers and generous members who donated their time, skills, and efforts that made this celebration so successful. Thank you.
    We are working on a montage video that will include all the funny, crazy, and explosive moments from the Anniversary on Xbox. We're excited to share with you our experience. Stay tuned for updates.
    Xbox One Division Anniversary Raffle - As a friendly reminder, the Xbox Raffle winners will be announced on December 4th.
    November Break Notice [Nov. 20th to Nov. 26th] - I'd like to make sure everyone is aware that from Monday November 20th to Sunday November 26th the AJSA Xbox One Division will be on our November break. This means that there will be no scheduled AJSA events on the Xbox One during this time. This will a time to relax, spend with your family or loved ones and tackle your video game backlog.
    As always, even if we are not doing any formal events it does not mean there won't be any gaming going on. Keep an eye out for invites and/or group notices from the AJSA Xbox Club that will allow you to squad up with fellow members during the break. You can also take the initiative to set up your own group notices in the Club to find others to play with.
    We will resume our normal schedule after the break is done. In the coming weeks we will also share with you our End of Year gaming plans and holiday themed events to close out 2017. Enjoy your break, everyone.
    Connect With the AJSA Xbox One Community
    Xbox Section of the Forum
    Join the AJSA Club on Xbox One
    Xbox One Gamertag List
    More AJSA Community Content
    AJSA Twitter
    AJSA Stream Team
    AJSA Gaming Youtube
    AJSA Community Content Area

    By Conan, in Frontpage,

    Behold the Angry Army, Warriors of the Inner Sphere!
    Mission: This is a casual/pro mission. We'll start with 1 quick drop for prep, and then split into casual and professional groups. You'll be informed as to which group you belong, and there's no negotiation on the designation at this time.
    Enemy: Each other or public pilots.
    Terrain: To be determined.
    Time: 2pm EDT, 11/18/2017. Duration: 2+ hours
    Location: AJSA Discord-> MWO Dropship 1
    Command/Signal:  Leadership TBD. RSVP by commenting below. Questions may be asked here as well. Please come ready to use your mic and communicate respectfully/effectively.
    See you there.

    By Conan, in Frontpage,

    Remember the good old days, when paid for games had no microtransactions? When you actually had to work for achievements and couldn't just buy them? When EA was shitty, but not as shitty as they are now?
    Well, we do and with the current ever so slightly contoversial course of the new Star Wars: Battlefront 2, we've decided to revisit the original, which just as it happens actually was the very first game featured by the EF, back in Summer of 2015 (when the first reworked Battlefront was released).
    As such, we'll be hosting a session of the original, 2005 version of Star Wars: Battlefront 2 this Saturday, the 18th of November, at 9pm GMT/4pm EST on our Discord Server.

    By WITHASTICK, in Frontpage,

    Game Nights Warframe (11/18/17), Hosted by DoctorPainMD, Dekaku, Odenshard, Syrupywolf, and WITHASTICK!
    Spots are limited and time is short, sign-up on the Events posted on the PlayStation 4 Community.

    Warframe Contract: Project Fashion Frame - Members will have a chance to showcase their fashion design skills through three different challenge themes; Power, Stealth, and Personalize. The members will be judged by a panel of 3 fashion judges. The winners of each theme will complete the Contract! Completing this contract will earn you an extra spot in the 4th Year Anniversary Giveaway.

    Game Nights are weekly PlayStation 4 community events where members gather every Saturday to play games together. These games can span from; newly released Triple-A games, old popular games, indie games, free-to-play games, and even PS Plus monthly line-up games that support multiplayer features. Now Game Nights uses the PlayStation Events feature combine with the Community page feature. Simply join the AJSA Community page, and every Wednesday get a notification from the Events feature. This notification alerts you to sign-up for the next Game Nights event. No matter what game it is we’re sure you’ll find something to enjoy. So come join the mayhem, make new friends, laugh all night, destroy the world or destroy each other!

    How To Join Game Nights
    Make sure you’re apart of the AJSA’s PlayStation 4 Community Page. Click here to learn more about Community Pages.
    Each host will create an Event for Game Nights on the PlayStation 4 through the Community Page. Accept and join one of the host created Game Nights Events.
    Please DO NOT join more than one of the host created Events.
    Look for and remember Game Nights date and start time for your region/country below.
    On the day and start time of Game Nights the Event feature will auto-create a party chat and auto-invite everyone who signed-up to it.
    If you're having trouble joining Game Nights click here to see a visual guide on how to join.

    Regional/Country Start Times
    Universal Time Coordinated
    10:00 PM UTC
    North America Times
    6:00 PM ET
    5:00 PM CT
    4:00 PM MT
    3:00 PM PT
    United Kingdom/Ireland Times
    11:00 PM GMT

    *Game Nights are ever changing and are open to change. Always stay up-to-date in case a Game Nights event changes.*

    By Legolas_Katarn, in Articles,

    Voice actor strike has ended, EA buys Titanfall developer Respawn, Battlefront 2 rumor control and backlash, ESRB and console manufacturers are making it more difficult for indie games to sell physical copies, sexual harassment allegations at IGN prompt employees to stop working, Kirk McKeand interviews pioneer of performance capture Tom Keegan, Telltale layoffs result of poor management and severe crunch time, indie studio accidentally releases game from early access, what will the industry look like in five years, all Take-Two games will have microtransactions from now on, the mods that lead to successful indie studios, history of loot boxes, creator discusses the catharsis and philosophy of Wolfenstein 2, Day of the Devs, Deadpool being pulled from Steam again, IO Interactive on newfound independence, Games As Lit on game criticism and apologetics, the end of Miiverse, 2017 Game Awards, Raycevick on saving the world...1000 times later, and more.
    Gaming News (Announcements, previews, release dates, interviews and writing on upcoming games, DLC and game updates, company and developer news, country news, tech, mods)
    The Video Game Voice-Actor's Strike Is Over

    IGN Staff Walk Out After Former Employee's Sexual Harassment Claims
    Why your favorite indie game may not get a boxed edition

    Miiverse draws to an end with a very sweet thank-you mosaic

    Xbox One owners can now send games as digital gifts
    Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Horizon Zero Dawn dominate Game Awards nominees
    Walking in an indie wonderland

    Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology launches February 13 in the Americas, February 16 in Europe
    5 new things in Guacamelee 2 (new gameplay)
    AI animals have 'lives, goals and quests of their own' in this ambitious sandbox action game

    Hunt: Showdown will be playable in closed alpha 'this winter'
    Monster Hunter: World Shows Off Several Mantles, Houses, And Pets

    Raise A Group Of Powerful Heroes As You Battle Through Roguelike Stoneshard
    Star Wars Battlefront 2 pre-review
    EA's Responds to Star Wars Loot Box Rant! - [Angry Interview]
    EA DICE talks Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot crates and changes
    Star Wars Battlefront 2 hero costs reduced by 75 percent after widespread complaints
    Being Upset at a Game Developer Doesn't Give You an Excuse to Harass Them
    Where's Our Star Wars Battlefront II Review?
    Battlefront 2’s The Last Jedi season lets you fight for your favorite side
    Watch Star Wars Battlefront 2's opening three missions right now
    No, EA haven’t removed the refund button from Star Wars Battlefront 2
    Seven: the Days Long Gone is a CRPG by ex-Witcher devs, and it releases in three weeks
    Sky: 6 Minutes of Journey Creator's New Game - IGN First
    Report: Capcom Developing New Ace Attorney for Switch, Plus Compilations

    A new Planescape game might be in development at Beamdog

    LA Noire: The VR Case Files has been delayed

    An exclusive look at Surviving Mars' inventive, intricate resource system
    PUBG creator Bluehole reveals new MMORPG Ascent: Infinite Realm
    The supernatural RPG Vampyr won't have DLC

    Hunting system in battle royale game The Darwin Project lets you track enemy footprints
    Train tycoon sim Railway Empire on track for January arrival
    Thrones of Britannia is the first Total War Saga spin-off
    An indie studio released their game from Early Access by mistake and they can't go back

    Project Hospital is the prescription for your Theme Hospital nostalgia
    Next Samurai Warriors Is In The Works But Wont Release Until 2019 Or Later

    Sleep Tight is a base defense shooter about fighting the monsters under your bed
    OK K.O.! looks like a cartoon and plays like an arcade classic

    Dev diary shows how Star Citizen's alpha 3.0 will make space travel more 'Hollywood'
    English Version Of Chinese Paladin: Sword And Fairy 6 To Release On November 15

    Throwback JRPG Lost Sphear won’t be “solely about nostalgia”
    Metal Gear Survive's UI and 'Iris Energy' shown in new combat gameplay
    The Game Paradise: CruisinMix launches early 2018 in the west

    Serve coffee, meet ghosts, and play with knives in Necrobarista

    ‘RPGvania’ Super Daryl Deluxe announced for PS4, PC
    Atelier Lydie & Suelle ‘Field’ gameplay
    Pro gaming simulator Esports Life will have real teams including PSG
    Here’s your first look at Rainbow Six Siege’s Mok Myeok Tower map
    Rainbow Six Siege's next operator is a hacker named Dokkaebi
    Rainbow Six Siege’s White Noise will go live after the upcoming free weekend
    Here’s when you can play Wolfenstein 2’s three DLC packs

    Final Fantasy’s Noctis joins the Tekken 7 roster next year
    Injustice 2 - Fighter Pack 3 Trailer
    PUBG’s latest test build reveals a draft of the new desert map

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds cheats think they're being matched with other cheaters
    Save your daughter from the horrors of war in This War of Mine's new Stories DLC
    Stardew Valley multiplayer is 'coming along great,' Eric Barone wants you to look at his cabin
    Stardew Valley creator teases new content that will 'affect single-player'
    Ark: Aberration's new movement systems light up the subterranean gloom

    Total War: Rome 2's new Empire Divided DLC adds ten new factions, comes with free patch

    Deadpool game being pulled from Steam again

    More than 6,000 games released on Steam this year, almost as many as in the 10 years to 2015
    Blizzard's Mike Morhaime Talks Loot Boxes, Battle.net, Mobile, And More

    Every Take-Two game will have microtransactions from now on

    "The future of Mass Effect is really bright," say BioWare on 10th anniversary
    CD Projekt know that Witcher fans won’t forgive them if they abandon the franchise

    Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford is “very much against predatory monetization schemes”
    More third-party publishers 'aggressively' ramp up Nintendo Switch support

    More Hitman, more control: IO Interactive on its newfound independence

    Telltale’s layoffs were the result of “churn and burn” development

    EA Is Buying Titanfall Developer Respawn For Over $400 Million
    Electronic Arts' CEO Imagines a Year Without a New Madden Game
    EA: Live services plus subscriptions equals "uncapped" monetisation
    Bandai Namco want to double in size through new IPs and more PC games

    Warner Bros. Opens Label Intended Specifically For Harry Potter Games

    Ex-Quantic Dream dev opens new narrative studio in London

    GameStop aborts the launch of its unlimited game rental program

    AbleGamers is offering sponsorships to three Train Jam-curious developers

    The 'Free' CS:GO Skin Industry Is Booming, Following Gambling Crackdown

    Industry rallies behind charity for children affected by war
    Good news, everyone - Painkiller is no longer “damaging to young people”
    Fan-Made Prologue Of The First Witcher Game Looks Amazing
    Esports News
    The Weekend In Esports: Rocket League World Championships

    Rocket League Finals End In Nail-Biting Overtime

    This Rocket League series between Cloud9 and G2 Esports was amazing
    Low Attendance Forces Smash Bros Organizer To Sell His House For Tournament Funds

    Overwatch Team Fires Manager After Woman Says He Sexually Assaulted Her

    Overwatch Star Posts Smug Video About Being Mature, Has His Horny DMs Leaked One Day Later

    Overwatch and League of Legends veteran, Dennis 'INTERNETHULK' Hawelka, has died
    Korean Esports Association Staffers Arrested In Embezzlement Investigation

    Crowdfunding News (not sharing everything I find, just ones that look interesting, have known talent behind them, and a chance to succeed)
    Blue Omen Operation - A Stylish and Hot-Blooded RPG

    TRÜBERBROOK – A Nerd Saves the World
    Content I found interesting this week (interviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, documentaries, criticism, etc)
    What will the game industry look like in five years?

    Meet the pioneer behind Wolfenstein 2 and Star Wars Battlefront 2's cinematics
    1997 vs 2007 vs 2017: how is videogame character design evolving? Part two

    1997 vs 2007 vs 2017: how is videogame character design evolving? Part three
    How Unreal Tournament mods created a wave of successful indie studios

    How Loot Boxes Led to Never-Ending Games (And Always-Paying Players)

    Video Game Publishers Have Come Up With Fun New Ways To Say 'Microtransaction'

    Warren Spector discusses his cancelled Half-Life 2 Ravenholm Episode

    Starbreeze's Jason Bourne game would have been a first-person adventure set in Europe

    Pulling back the curtain on Overwatch's development process

    Now you see me: Representation as innovation

    Funomena: A holistic guide to VR development

    What it's like to launch a twin-stick shooter on Steam in 2017
    'I can't stand broken systems': Game dev Elizabeth Sampat on being a 'Loudmouth'

    The Challenge Of Designing Two Of Persona 5's Best Characters

    The surprising Islamic beauty of 'Engare'

    Sabotage And Stealth Make For Call Of Duty: WWII's Best Mission

    The Best Moment in 'Wolfenstein: The New Colossus' is a Total Mind Fuck

    Audio Design Deep Dive: Scoring Wolfenstein II with the Baschet sonic sculptures
    The Catharsis and Philosophy of 'Wolfenstein II' Buckets-of-Blood Gaming
    Open-world games are broken, and Nintendo spent 2017 trying to fix them

    It’s So Beautiful: Music and Spirituality in the Wind Waker

    The War of the Worlds, as told by videogames

    Brianna Lei's Butterfly Soup is a triumph for queer storytelling

    The Lo-Fi Flaws That Define Our Favorite Old Games

    What it's like to date a popular videogame streamer

    One Of The Most Famous Faces On Twitch Refuses To Let The Haters Win

    Saving the World... 1000 Times Later
    Games as Lit. 101 - "Keep Politics Out of Games"
    The Design Behind Super Mario Odyssey | Game Maker's Toolkit
    Wolfenstein: The New Colossus (Review/Analysis) - Humanity Through Absurdity
    Review & Story Discussion: Wolfenstein: The New Colossus (Spoilers!)
    Hob Critique - It's Like Zelda
    Games You Might Not Have Tried #13 - Find New Games - Extra Credits
    Obscure: Dark Aura, the Cancelled Survival Horror for Nintendo DS | Unseen64 Ft. Colton West
    Justice League's Cancelled Video Game - Unseen64
    Everything I Said Was Wrong: Why Indie Is Different Now
    Things I found entertaining throughout the week relating to video games, game communities, or game companies
    Blizzard takes a shot at EA's Battlefront 2 troubles with savage StarCraft subtweets
    IGN vs Gamespot Battlefront 2
    Hard Game
    Things I Missed From Previous Weeks
    How Assassin's Creed Origins Captures the Politics, Colonialism, and Betrayal of the Real Ancient Egypt

    The History of Sunsoft – Part IV: The Golden Age Part 2

    Gone Home Co-Creator Steve Gaynor - IGN Unfiltered #24

    By Brandykins1982, in Frontpage,

    Tons0Fun, the man with the beard and Council Member of the AJSA, will be hosting up a free-to-play game called Fortnite:  Battle Royale! All you have to do to join is download the game from Epic Games’ website located here:  https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/buy-now/battle-royale
    See who can be the last person standing! Join him on November 14th from 6PM - 9PM Pacific Time!