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  • 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, 09/30/2017. 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 WITHASTICK, in Frontpage,

    Game Nights Killing Floor 2 (9/30/17), Hosted by DoctorPainMD.
    Spots are limited and time is short, sign-up on the Events posted on the PlayStation 4 Community.

    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,

    EGX and TGS news, Switch includes emulation of Golf as tribute to Iwata, Super Metroid creators talk about development and the working conditions of the 90s, sacrifices made to optimize Dying Light and Battlegrounds, Chris Bratt talks to the designers about the Fallout 3 we never got, how indie conquered the PC, voice actor strike to end, Kirk McKeand asks if and how portrayals of the holocaust and Nazis in media does a disservice to victims and players and how to improve, Atlus attempts to stop PS3 emulator development, why toxic game culture stops devs from being more candid, the art of turn based RPGs, the best places to work in the UK game industry, closure of The Chinese Room and struggles of being an independent developer, 2K pressures outlet to change low review score and Jim Sterling talks about times that Bethesda and other attempted to do the same to him, Pilotwings' lost reboot, the four year journey behind Madden's story mode, 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)
    Nintendo Network adds two-factor authentication

    Gaming Voice Actors Reach Tentative Agreement to End Strike

    EGX 2017: Ten of the best games from the show floor

    7 excellent things we did playing Super Mario Odyssey
    We Played Mario Odyssey For An Hour, And It’s Still Wonderful
    Going 2D in 'Super Mario Odyssey' Is Amazing
    Left Alive is set in the Front Mission universe, so its mechs are called Wanzers
    Left Alive gets new screens and in-game footage from Tokyo Game Show
    No Truce With the Furies Creators on Rethinking RPG Combat

    The Evil Within 2 loses its fear factor as it goes open world
    Let's Play The Evil Within 2: GOTTA EAT SKIN AND BONES
    Watch The Evil Within 2 gameplay
    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown - TGS 2017 Trailer
    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Gameplay - Cool Clouds And Annoying Drones
    Here's how modding will work in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

    Yakuza Kiwami 2 looks absolutely stunning in this TGS story trailer
    Here's 23 Minutes Of 'Yakuza Kiwami 2' Gameplay
    TGS 2017: Yakuza: Kiwami 2 Nabs Another Questionable Side Activity
    Purrfect Date is a cat lover's dream dating simulator

    Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus at EGX 2017
    Let's Play Wolfenstein 2: NEU ORLEANS PANZERHUND ATTACK!
    Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus tears up New Orleans, but focuses too heavily on gunplay
    Somehow 'Wolfenstein II' Made Controlling a Fire-Breathing Robot Dog Boring
    Middle-earth: Shadow of War is like Shadow of Mordor but more
    Shadow of War developer discusses the game's controversial loot boxes
    Upgrading the Nemesis system for Middle-earth: Shadow of War
    Warner Bros. are making Shadow of War’s DLC memorial free after controversy
    10 days in Frostpunk: maimed children, cannibalism, and laws about soup

    Monster Hunter: World

    Monster Hunter: World's TGS presentation shows off cooking, exploration and one buff dragon
    Of course Sonic Forces has a casino level
    UIX and Focus Testing: How user feedback lets us make a better game
    FIFA 18’s hero is also a Coca-Cola pitchman in real life
    Goin' Fishing With A Crossbow In Final Fantasy XV VR

    What we love and hate about Quake Champions
    Attack On Titan 2 will indeed swing onto PC

    Battlefront 2 trailer teases bucket load of new features, beta system requirements revealed
    The Mummy Demastered takes the word ‘Metroidvania’ one step further
    Tengami dev's next game is 'astrological comedy' Astrologaster

    'The new XCOM game allowed me to make Phoenix Point', says X-Com creator Julian Gollop

    How X-Com's creator is reinventing his masterpiece in Phoenix Point
    With Dynasty Warriors 9, Koei Tecmo is fighting franchise stagnation

    Call of Duty: WWII will let you play as a pilot, a tanker, and a female Resistance fighter
    Call Of Duty WW2: New story details exclusively revealed
    Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire - Backer Update 40 - Multiclassing Part II
    Versus Evil to publish Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
    Total War: WARHAMMER 2 Beginner's Guide - How to Win the Campaign
    Total War: WARHAMMER 2 - Lizardmen Battle Lets Play
    Total War: WARHAMMER 2 - Lizardmen vs High Elves Multiplayer Battle
    Total War: Warhammer II: Tension, Narrative and the Endgame from EGX 2017
    Total War: Warhammer 2's Mortal Empires campaign will contain 117 factions
    Battle Princess Madelyn teases new in-game footage in ghoul-slaying trailer
    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Live Gameplay from EGX 2017
    Iron Rain is a new style of Earth Defense Force

    Sea of Thieves almost had console and PC-specific sails to spark cross-play rivalries

    Strange Brigade Gameplay from EGX 2017
    Rebellion's Strange Brigade is a jolly refreshing romp
    Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker - TGS 2017 Trailer
    'Cuphead': Why 1930s Animation Continues to Grip Contemporary Culture

    Platforming, puzzles and an anime aesthetic converge in Forgotton Anne
    Mugsters is a lovely-looking action puzzler about fighting alien robots and blowing things up
    New Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer Shows Off Story Mode
    Dragon Ball FighterZ gives series’ punching bag Yamcha a fighting chance
    How Akira Toriyama Designed Android 21
    Code Vein PS4 Gameplay: Dark Souls Meets Anime Steampunk Vampires! | TGS 2017
    Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet - The Joy Of Anime MMORPG Shooting | PS4 Gameplay
    Why Studio Ghibli Isn't Involved With Ni No Kuni II

    Those looking forward to Vampyr will have to wait until 2018 to sink their teeth into it

    WWE 2K18 - "Burn It Down" Gameplay Trailer
    How Planet of the Apes is using console gamers to reach its real audience

    Fire Emblem Warriors ‘Heroes Introduction #4’ trailer
    'Fire Emblem Warriors' DLC Detailed
    Free Strafe update adding new enemies, game modes, save system

    Chris Redfield gets covered in zombie blood in Resident Evil 7: Not a Hero trailer
    Cities: Skylines’ new Green Cities DLC gets an October release date and a pop song
    LawBreakers update adds regenerating health, new map, and daily login rewards
    A rare Overwatch bug is causing false seasonal bans and dramatic SR drops

    A new Overwatch update tweaks Mercy and removes four maps from Deathmatch
    One of PUBG's forthcoming new vehicles looks like an old Volkswagen bus
    Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite’s Monster Hunter DLC trailer unveiled
    Here's why Rainbow Six Siege is getting CSGO-style recoil patterns

    Final Fantasy 15’s online multiplayer mode goes live in October
    Square Enix is trying to get full-fat Final Fantasy 15 on Nintendo Switch
    FTC clarifies influencer guidelines

    Valve's "Solution" to Review Bombing Ignores Steam's Longstanding Problems

    The Switch's secret game looks like it could be a tribute to Satoru Iwata
    2K Games Pressures Site Over NBA 2K18 Review Score
    The Sixth Axis NBA 2K18 Review Taken Down By 2K Games
    Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle outsells all non-Nintendo Switch games

    5 years, 2 expansions, 11 million players. This Guild Wars 2 infographic lays out the stats

    Ubisoft management gets big support as Vivendi threat looms

    Revealed: The Best Places To Work in the UK games industry

    GamesIndustry.biz's Best Places to Work Awards: In Pictures
    Record attendance for tenth anniversary EGX, 2018 dates revealed

    Battlegrounds Developer Attacks Fortnite For 'Replicating' Game

    PUBG exec clarifies objection to Fortnite Battle Royale: 'it's not about the idea itself, it's about Epic Games'
    Publisher threatens streamers with takedowns if they post Danganronpa V3 spoilers
    Valve removes nearly 200 cheap, ‘fake’ games from Steam

    Phil Spencer Joins Microsoft Senior Leadership Team

    Campo Santo's Nels Anderson opens new game dev studio: Caledonia
    Square Enix targets games-as-a-service, esports and higher digital sales

    The EU Commission couldn't prove piracy affects sales

    The Company That Wants To Replace Textbooks With Video Games

    Atlus Actively Attempts To End Development Of PlayStation 3 Emulator Over Persona 5

    Nintendo Shuts Down the Internet's Favorite 'Super Mario 64' Modder

    Starting to think that people who make Nintendo fan mods or games don't understand that telling people that they are making them before release is a bad idea.
    Tiberian Dawn Redux revives the classic Command & Conquer in the Generals engine
    Esports News
    The Weekend In Esports: The 2017 League World Championship Arrives

    Gears Pro Circuit Delays Mexico City Event, Donates to Earthquake Relief Effort

    A Progamer's Stunning QuakeCon Comeback After 12 Years in Retirement

    Overwatch's Most Popular Player Says Picking New Team Was 'One Of The Hardest' Decisions Of His Life

    Marvel Vs. Capcom Pro Shows What A Perfect Round In Infinite Looks Like

    Asian Esports Federation Elects New President with Ties to Hong Kong Olympic Committee

    Crowdfunding News (not sharing everything I find, just ones that look interesting, have known talent behind them, and a chance to succeed)
    Doomtrooper - Digital Collectible Card Game

    Thea 2: The Shattering
    Content I found interesting this week (interviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, documentaries, criticism, etc)
    Game Designer Says Developers Would Be More Candid If Gamer Culture Wasn't So Toxic
    Videogames’ portrayal of the Holocaust does a disservice to both players and victims

    The doors close on The Chinese Room - for now

    From shareware superstars to the Steam gold rush: How indie conquered the PC

    The Art of Turn-Based RPGs I: Menu-based battles

    The Four-Year Journey Behind Madden’s Great Story Mode

    How Dishonored: Death of the Outsider makes rats of us all

    In defense of Mass Effect: Andromeda and other messy games

    'Fun' in videogames is overrated

    The Sacrifices That Playerunknown's Battlegrounds and Dying Light's Developers Made During Optimization

    Super Metroid Interview with Sakamoto-san and Yamamoto-san

    Localizing Nier: Automata, one of PC’s weirdest games

    Game Design Deep Dive: Maintaining tension in Nex Machina

    Postmortem: Greater accessibility through audio in Killer Instinct

    How Last Day of June got its unique style

    What Goes Into Picking The 101 Video Games Kids Must Play

    Why Are Video Games Obsessed With Bathrooms?

    Abe's Selective Solidarity in Oddworld's Revolution

    Hellblade's Fenrir Encounter Belongs In The Pantheon Of Great Boss Fights

    There is a graveyard for Eve Online players' loved ones

    Silent Hill Will Always Help Me Remember A Remarkable Friend

    I Tried Remaking My D&D Adventure In Divinity: Original Sin 2, And It (Mostly) Worked

    Games Are Finally Getting The Part Of Me That Grew Up Online

    Destiny 2: The Kotaku Review

    What Other Games Can Learn From the Bullet Hell Genre

    "You Are Not a Real Gamer"

    I think I'm too old for Call of Duty, please send help

    Gamers like PewDiePie are why I don’t play online

    Modder Finds Unused Monsters Hiding In Silent Hill's Code

    The Booths Of The Tokyo Game Show 2017

    The Fallout 3 we never got to play - Here's A Thing
    Vagrant Story | Forgotten Gems
    Pilotwings' Lost Open World Reboot (Nintendo Wii) - Unseen64
    Dishonored 2's Clockwork Mansion: A Marvel of Level Design
    Metroid Prime 3: The Price of Accessibility
    The Temple of Elemental Evil | Troika Games Retrospective 2/3
    Rocket Knight Adventures: Sparkster and His Unnecessarily DEEP LORE - The Completionist Review
    PAX WEST 2017 Extra Credits Panel
    Sunless Skies with Failbetter Games from EGX 2017
    From Laser Squad to Phoenix Point: The Evolution of a Game Genre with Julian Gollop from EGX 2017
    How Firaxis saved XCOM from complete disaster with Jake Solomon at EGX 2017
    What's it like being a video game voiceover artist? with Jay Britton & Amelia Tyler from EGX 2017
    Building Better Worlds in Destiny with Bungie from EGX 2017
    6 Techniques for Leveraging AI in Content Generation
    Deus Ex: Breach: Experimenting Within the Boundaries of a AAA Franchise
    Creating the Art of ABZU
    Siege Battle AI in Total War: Warhammer
    GDC Microtalks 2017: Playing with Our Hearts
    Jocoi: Three Challenges of Designing for Grief
    Things I found entertaining throughout the week relating to video games, game communities, or game companies
    I Have Found Many New Ways To Praise Battlegrounds
    Real PC RPGs Are For Nerds (Commentocracy)
    Things I Missed From Previous Week
    Game: Interrupted
    Video Games Saved My Life, Probably

    By RuneX, in Frontpage,

    October Game Plans - This week we're wrapping up our Xbox One event lineup for September. Next Monday, we will reveal our Xbox event schedule and game projects for the month of October. We look forward in sharing with you our plans and listening to your feedback.
    Thank you for a great September! Have fun and good gaming!
    AJSA Xbox One Weekly Event Schedule [September 26th to September 30th]
    How Can I Join An Xbox One Event? - For new members/first time event participants, I highly encourage you to add all the hosts as your friend on Xbox Live (Gamertags are listed for every host below). You can also join the AJSA Xbox Club and add hosts/members there. All event and game night parties are launched from the Club. Additionally, please review our Code of Conduct.
    All Xbox Live event parties are open and participants can join freely without restriction. Communication is done primarily in the Xbox Live Party system. In case of emergency, we may use the AJSA Discord. We accept and make adjustments for people who are shy in large groups and/or for people who have no mics.
    If by chance you do not have the host as a friend, please message the host for an invite to the game/party during the event and then exchange friend requests upon entry to the party. Most, if not all, event parties will be visible to all Xbox Club members. Look under "Looking for Group" at the start/during an event to view the event party and join up.
    If you would like to give advance notice to the host that you would like to play, you are free to do so. Otherwise keep note of the event start times and join the host's Xbox Live party to begin. If you have any questions, please contact me directly at "RuneX" on the forums or on Xbox Live.
    Destiny 2 - Xbox One Event - Tues. Sept. 26th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    Rally with the Angry Guardians on Xbox One this Tuesday night [9.26.2017] at 7:00pm EST with hosts MasterfulJoe101 and RuneX. This week we'll see the return of the Faction Rallies. Who will you represent?
    This event will focus on squad play, completing Milestones, and ranking up Guardians. We'll be doing Vanguard & Nightfall Strikes, Crucible, Missions/Quests, and other challenges. If you've been seeking an organized Destiny gaming group, this is a perfect opportunity for you to meet up and play with other like-minded AJSA members.
    Contact our Destiny Sergeant on Xbox One, MasterfulJoe101 on Xbox Live, if you have any questions/require assistance about this upcoming event.
    For additional information about the AJSA Xbox One crew on Destiny 2, click here.
    Event Summary:
    Time: September 26th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)
    Hosts: Blast_Master115 [Gamertag: MasterfulJoe101] & RuneX [Gamertag: AScapeRunePlaya]
    Minecraft - Xbox One Event - Thurs. Sept. 28th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    Join up with us this Thursday night as we build and play in our community world. Members are invited play, talk, and build together with their fellow builders in the Angry Army.
    Please note: for this event we will continue to use the 'Xbox One Edition' of Minecraft. We may use latest version of 'Minecraft', which came out when the 'Better Together' update released last week, in the future. Stay tuned.
    We have a central base for all members to start off in and use as a launching pad to explore the rest of the world. Additionally, we have 'Bounties & Contracts' for members to complete during the event. You can earn loot by exploring new areas and discovering secret locations! All Bounties & Contracts will be up at the central base at the start of the event.
    Participants are highly encouraged to join the Xbox Live Party of the host "RuneX" during the event. If the party is full, please message him so room can be made for you. Early attendance is encouraged due to limited spots in the server.
    Event Summary:
    Time: September 28th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)
    Host: RuneX [Gamertag: AScapeRunePlaya]
    Battlefield 3 - Xbox One Event - Fri. Sept. 29th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    Battlefield 3 Is Free As Part of Games With Gold
    Squad up with the Angry Army Platoon on Xbox One this coming Friday night at 7:00pm EST with hosts RuneX and StraightUpMelon. We're having another Battlefield 3 event this week before we end the month.
    Battlefield 3 (available through Backward Comptability) is still free to download with Games With Gold. This will be a fun opportunity for members, veteran or recruit, to relive and/or experience this game for the first time in a group.
    Participants are highly encouraged to join the Xbox Live Party of the host during the event. If the party is full, please message them so room can be made for you. You can message the host before the event to give advance notice of your attendance.
    No DLC required to play. We will focus on playing in regular maps and modes so everyone can participate.
    For participants playing from their Xbox 360: Please add the hosts to your friends list on your 360 and please send a message letting us know you want an invite to our game sessions during the event.
    Event Summary:
    Time: September 29th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)
    Hosts: RuneX [Gamertag: AScapeRunePlaya] & Melon [Gamertag: StraightUpMelon]
    Overwatch - Xbox One Event - Sat. Sept. 30th, 2017 @6:30pm EST (11:30pm GMT)

    Overwatch will close out our September 2017 event lineup this weekend! Team up with the Angry Army on Xbox during our Overwatch event this Saturday night on September 30th, 2017 at 6:30pm EST. The event will be hosted by Game Officer AJSAWookieJedi.
    The host will set up a custom game lobby to start up the event. Afterwards the host will determine to split up the group to play regular, online multiplayer. If you have suggestions on modes/themes for custom games, please message WookieJedi on Xbox Live.
    For additional information on Xbox One Overwatch events, click the link below:
    Event Summary:
    Time: September 30th, 2017 @6:30pm EST (11:30pm GMT)
    Host: AJSAWookieJedi [Gamertag: AJSAWookieJedi]
    Connect With the AJSA Xbox One Community
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    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, 09/23/2017. 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.
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    By Angry Joe, in Frontpage,

    AngryJoe gears up for Destiny 2, currently smashing records will this make up for the misfire of the first and is its truly the worthy sequel we deserve? All aspects played and reviewed in this exhaustive look at Bungie's latest!