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  • By Jayson's Rage, in Frontpage,

    This weeks EF event will take you into the vaults and streets of the heist-ridden world of Payday 2 this Sunday, the 18th at 9pm GMT/ 4pm EST. Like always, we'll be using the AJSA Discord Server to communicate for the duration of the event. 
    To get the VR beta branch, follow the instructions in the image below. To transfer your main game character to the VR beta, follow this link for instructions.

    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(11:00AM PT), 02/10/2017.
    Duration: 2+ hours Location: Kell's Corner> MWO
    Command/Signal: Leadership KELL.
    SVP for invites 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,

    PS4 Weekly Events features two events that are consistently held weekly every Friday and Saturday. These two events are Community Nights on Fridays and Game Nights on Saturdays. Both events feature different kinds of activities, and both encourage members coming together to have an enjoying experience playing games together. We’re sure that you’ll find something to enjoy with the PS4 Weekly Events. Below includes information like; featured games, date and times of the events, the hosts of the events, and instructions in how to join both Community Nights and Game Nights.
    To learn more about PS4 Weekly Events Click Here
    Game Nights Prominence Poker (2/17/18), Hosted by DoctorPainMD & Syrupywolf.
    Spots are limited and time is short, save a spot by replying with ‘GNPP’ and your PSN ID!
    Information of how to join is included at the bottom of the post.
    Game Nights are weekly PS4 Disivion 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. 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!
    Game Nights Regional/Country Start Times
    Universal Time Coordinated
    - 11:00 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

    Community Nights Monster Hunter World (2/16/18), Hosted by Syrupywolf.
    Event Goal: Help hunters climb from low rank to high rank hunts.
    Spots are limited and time is short, save a spot by replying with ‘CNM’ and your PSN ID!
    Information of how to join is included at the bottom of the post.
    Community Nights are weekly PS4 Division events that put a focus on community supported games. Games that show a natural gathering from the community are chosen and focused on. Each Community Nights game has a campaign with a goal and will run on until either the goal is met or the community itself decides to move on. So whether you are new to a game or a veteran there is a place for you at Community Nights!
    Community Nights Regional/Country Start Times
    Universal Time Coordinated
    - 11:00 PM UTC
    North America Times
    - 6:00 PM ET
    - 5:00 PM CT
    - 4:00 PM MT
    - 2:00 PM PT
    United Kingdom/Ireland Times
    - 11:00 PM GMT

    How To Join Game Nights/Community Nights
    Reply below with the Abbreviation you see above and include your PSN ID (You’ll be added to our Attendance List). Look for and remember your Game Nights/Community Nights Start Time for your region/country below Remember who the Host/Hosts are. On the day and start time of Game Nights/Community Nights keep an eye out for an invite from the Host/Hosts (either an In-Game invite and/or a Party Chat Invite)

    By Legolas_Katarn, in Articles,

    Cecilia D'Anastasio interviews employees about working at Atari in the 70s, SSFF on The Ambitious Music of Tim Follin, the grandma guildmaster of Ultima Online tells her story, new Kingdom Heart 3 trailer, the history of Yakuza, Star Citizen developer meets with consumer protection group, Raycevick's The Orange Box 10 Years Later, Why Ubisoft Is Obsessed With 'Games As A Service', Core-A-Gaming on What EVO Japan Is Like, the end game of Sea of Thieves, Twitch and Youtube get rules and guideline updates, Road to the IGF stories, Swery to relaunch The Good Life crowdfunding campaign, Sweden investigating if Loot Boxes are gambling, 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)
    Kingdom Hearts III D23 Expo Japan 2018 Trailer Shows New Monsters, Inc. World
    Dreams: the video game that unlocks the creative genius within us all

    Inside Yakuza 6's In-Depth Localization
    Some Thoughts on Several Hours With The Very Good Crime Boys of 'Yakuza 6'
    8 Weird (And Delicious) Things We Did in Yakuza 6 - Yakuza 6 PS4 Gameplay
    Failbetter Games delays Sunless Skies following lay-offs, low sales

    Dontnod's Vampyr will release in June
    Fear Effect: Sedna Set For March 2018
    Piracy makes Pillars of Eternity II's seas more enticing than the land

    Star Citizen’s developers met with nation’s leading consumer protection group

    New Gameplay Today – Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
    Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom ‘Goldpaw Tour’ trailer
    You're an indigenous shaman in northern Mexico in action platformer Mulaka
    The Surge 2 announced for 2019, taking the Souls-like to a "sprawling, devastated city"

    4A Games Reveals Scope Of Metro Exodus' World
    Into the Breach, from the makers of FTL, is coming this month

    The 25th Ward: The Silver Case Heads To North America On March 13, Europe On March 16
    Mount Your Friends in 3D on February 23
    The Sea of Thieves endgame sounds super cool
    Sea Of Thieves' swashbuckling is like "improv comedy that the player creates"
    10 Minutes of a Sea of Thieves Order of Souls Quest (4K 60FPS)
    Rare Says Sea Of Thieves Will Run Well Even On Crappy PCs
    New tycoon game Rise Of Industry hits early access
    Someone Made A New Game For The Sega Genesis, Decades After The Console's Release

    Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk coming west for PS4, Switch, and PC this fall
    Her Story creator's next project is a multi-viewpoint story that changes based on which perspective you watch

    Fe’s mysteries unravel as you become one with nature
    The First 9 Minutes of Fe Gameplay
    Abandon Ship set to hoist its mainsails and head into Early Access
    Far Cry 5’s dog explains why he’s the best gun for hire
    I hope the digital card game industry as a whole moves more toward the LCG model

    Ex-STALKER developers reveal new battle royale game, Fear the Wolves

    Star Wars Battlefront 2 Clone Wars DLC and customisation confirmed

    Kerbal Space Program's Making History expansion bringing mission builder next month

    Check out the Ninja Turtles in action in Injustice 2
    Friday The 13th Game Introducing New Single-Player Challenges
    Gwent Arena is a draft mode for the Witcher card game
    Roguelike platformer 20XX adds third playable character Hawk
    Rainbow Six Siege Outbreak: Everything We Know
    Expect Rainbow Six Siege’s new operators to boost health and see through walls
    9 Fascinating Facts You Should Know About Assassin's Creed Origins: Discovery Tour
    Ancient history shines in Assassin's Creed's new Discovery Tour - but it's the gaps that are truly thrilling
    The Overwatch hacker Sombra is next in line for a rework

    With Voice Chat Coming, Heroes Of The Storm Players Brace For Harassment

    Fortnite: Battle Royale is getting a rotating set of alternate game modes

    Relic abandons plans for additional Dawn of War 3 content

    Twitch Community Guidelines Updates
    Twitch Gets New Policies For Sexual Content and Harassment
      YouTube announce new rules following yet another Logan Paul stunt
    Logan Paul doesn’t deserve to be banned, says YouTube CEO
    YouTube CEO and community can’t agree on what YouTube Red is
    Why is Mixer’s community seen as more positive than Twitch and YouTube?

    Horizon Zero Dawn wins Writers Guild Award for best video game writing

    Quantic Dream calls harassment allegations ‘unfounded,’ pursuing legal action

    Those slanderous statements that they pretty much accidentally confirmed were true in their first response.
    Billy Mitchell Breaks Silence About Donkey Kong High Score Controversy

    Dr Disrespect Calls Criticism Of His Mock Chinese Accent ‘Laughable'
    Popular streamer Dr Disrespect defends use of racially insensitive fake Asian language
    IGDA officially appoints Jen MacLean executive director

    SAG-AFTRA detail sexual harassment code of conduct protecting film and voice actors

    QuakeCon 2018 dates announced for August, and the LAN party will double in size

    GameStop fires COO and EVP without cause

    Fredrik Wester stepping down as Paradox CEO

    David Gaider has left Beamdog
    Bandai Namco plan to “aggressively” create new IP

    G2A are using Microsoft software to create fraud protection tools

    Sweden are investigating whether loot boxes are gambling

    Hawaii state law could soon require game makers to publish loot box odds
    Creator Of Amazing Division Screenshot Mod Swiftly Banned For Life

    Player permabanned for creating The Division photo mode might have ban overturned (Updated)
    This graphics mod makes The Witcher 3 look loads better
    Esports News
    The Weekend In Esports: CS:GO, Smash 4, And More Overwatch

    Evo just slammed the final nail in the coffin for Marvel vs Capcom Infinite
    London Win Overwatch Stage 1 Playoffs In Reverse Sweep

    Houston Makes Overwatch Stage 1 Playoffs After Do-Or-Die Final Round
    Overwatch League Exceeds Revenue Expectations, Gets Bigger and More Expensive
    Compete Discusses: Is Overwatch League Any Good, Or What
    Overwatch League Teams Are Making Their First Trades
    Fortnite Pro Gets Fired After Saying He Would 'Dare' Suicidal People 'To Do It'

    What it's like being an Overwatch League pro

    Scarlett's win at IEM Pyeongchang makes her the first woman to win a premier SC2 tournament

    Scarlett's 'StarCraft II' Victory Was An Important Moment For Many Reasons
    How Far Can Rick Fox And The Yankees Take Esports?

    Cloud9 Talk Over Their Boston Counter-Strike Major Win
    Japan Finally Welcomes Esports and Legalizes Professional Gaming

    Crowdfunding News (not sharing everything I find, just ones that look interesting, have known talent behind them, and a chance to succeed)
    A Light in the Dark - VN by CreSpirit, Storia and Narrator
    SWERY65 Relaunching The Good Life Crowdfunding Campaign On Kickstarter

    Content I found interesting this week (interviews, recommendations, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, documentaries, criticism, etc)
    Sex, Pong, And Pioneers: What Atari Was Really Like, According To Women Who Were There

    Well that certainly makes the company sound....worse.
    My life as the grandma guildmaster of Ultima Online Forever

    The 'CRPG Book Project' Is A Magnificent Love Letter To Computer RPGs

    Firewatch Inspiration
    Learning the Level Design Secrets of 'BioShock'

    Road to the IGF: The Voxel Agents' The Gardens Between

    Road to the IGF: DANG!'s IO Interloper
    Road to the IGF: Nifflas Games' Uurnog Uurnlimited
    Road to the IGF: Pocketwatch Games' Tooth and Tail
    The Fire Fades: Dealing with the scourge of burnout in game dev

    Why Ubisoft Is Obsessed With 'Games As A Service'

    Football Manager Only Offers a Shallow Glimpse of the Real World

    Subnautica's hands-off approach to storytelling is brilliant

    Why 'Neverwinter Nights' Remains the Most Faithful D&D Adaptation Ever Made

    What The Red Strings Club teaches us about conversation

    The Ambitious Music of Tim Follin | Punching Weight [SSFF]
    All Our Asias is a PSX-style adventure that shows the beauty of lo-fi graphics [siegarettes]
    The Orange Box... 10 Years Later
    The History Of Yakuza
    A Hat in Time: The Story of Jonas Kaerlev
    Games With Mental Health Themes #CHECKPOINTSERIES ft Hellblade, Neverending Nightmares
    Self-Care For Gamers! #CHECKPOINTSERIES ft Jennifer Hale!
    What The Witcher 3 owes to classic RPG series Gothic
    What Evo Japan Is Like
    How Cuphead Arranges for Ragtime Orchestra
    The Shadow of the Colossus Remake Isn't Quite The Same
    Off Camera Secrets | Shadow of the Colossus - Boundary Break
    AI 101: Monte Carlo Tree Search
    Revolutionary Warfare | The AI of Total War (Part 3)
    Joe Madureira Documentary - From Comics to Games | Gameumentary
    Things I Missed From Previous Weeks
    Game dev in Oceania: A hands-off Aussie gov't, and a Kiwi PM's visit

    How God Hand Tests Your Skill
    toco toco - Akira “Akiman” Yasuda, Illustrator
    Hygge in Video Games

    By RuneX, in Frontpage,

    News & Updates
    Overwatch Free to Play Weekend - Overwatch is holding a free to play promotion this weekend, starting on Friday Feb. 16th and lasting until Monday. Feb. 19th. This is a perfect opportunity for those within the community to experience the game and play with their fellow members. Here on Xbox you can take advantage of our upcoming Overwatch event this Saturday night and participate for free! Come on by and experience our longest running weekly event series on Xbox.
    Can't attend the event? Feel free to find others to play with via the AJSA Club. Post up a 'Looking for Group' post or start up a Club Party to play with your community friends when time is convienent for you.
    AJSA Gaming Youtube
    Xbox One Events (XB1): Fortnite - Battle Royale | February 9th, 2018 - A new video is up on the AJSA Gaming Youtube channel. This week we have a gaming montage/highlights compilation of our Fortnite: Battle Royale event we held this past Friday night. Enjoy:
    Thank you to AwakeningRager, MythicalDragon, O0PP3, Melon, SpartanMaster, and WookieJedi for contributing footage to help make this video happen! Also a big shoutout to Dylmah93 who streamed his POV during the event. Due to some issues with the VOD, we weren't able to include his clips. Thank you Dylmah, we appreciate your efforts.
    AJSA Xbox One Weekly Event Schedule [February 13th to February 17th]
    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.
    Communication during events are done primarily in the Xbox Live Party system. In case of emergency, we will use the AJSA Discord Channel. 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. To learn more about the AJSA Xbox One Division, check out our Community Information thread.
    Rocket League - Xbox One Event - Tues. Feb. 13th, 2018 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    Rocket League returns this Tuesday night! Join us on February 13th at 7:00pm EST for our first Rocket League event of 2018 on the Xbox One. Play a variety of online and custom games with fellow members of the community.
    Please be aware that since we last played this game in an event form, several updates have been released for Rocket League. Be sure to have all the latest updates and patches installed before the event so you can play right away when we start.
    Don't miss out on this unique, engaging, and fun Rocket League experience with the Xbox One Angry Army! Reach out to any of the hosts if you have any questions regarding this upcoming event. Thank you!
    Event Summary:
    Time: February 13th, 2018 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)
    Hosts: Melon [Gamertag: StraightUpMelon] & RuneX [Gamertag: AScapeRunePlaya]
    Minecraft - Xbox One Event - Thurs. Feb. 15th, 2018 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    Come on by and build with us this Thursday night as we work and play in our Minecraft community world. Members are invited play, talk, and craft together with their fellow builders in the Angry Army.
    Please note that for this event we will use the 'Xbox One Edition' of Minecraft.
    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 new gear/loot by exploring new areas and discovering secret locations! Remember all 'Bounties & Contracts' will be up at the central base at the start of the event on the 'Bounty Board'.
    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: February 15th, 2018 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)
    Host: RuneX [Gamertag: AScapeRunePlaya]
    Battlefield 4 - Xbox One Event - Fri. Feb. 16th, 2018 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    The 'Angry Army Platoon' is being called back into action. Get ready for deployment this Friday night and kick off your gaming weekend with some good ol' Battlefield action.
    Participants are highly encouraged to join the Xbox Live Party of the host "StraightUpMelon" during the event. If the party is full, please message him so room can be made for you. You can message the host before the event to give advance notice of your attendance.
    Squad Leaders will be designated by the hosts to help run the event smoothly and to assist the host in accommodating all players. We'll be playing game modes like Conquest and Rush throughout the evening. DLC is not required to participate in this event!
    To learn more about the AJSA Xbox One Battlefield group, click here.
    Event Summary:
    Time: February 16th, 2018 @7:00pm EST (12:00am EST)
    Host: Melon [Gamertag: StraightUpMelon]
    Overwatch - Xbox One Event - Sat. Feb. 17th, 2018 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    Overwatch is having a free to play promotion this weekend! Don't have the game? Don't miss out on this chance to play the game for free! Never attended an Overwatch event? Then stop by and come experience the longest running event series on Xbox One! Click here for the free to play details.
    Team up with the Agents of the Angry Army on Xbox during our Overwatch event this Saturday night on February 17th, 2018 at 7:00pm EST. Don't miss out! Keep note that we're changing the event time for Overwatch to 7pm EST going forward.
    The host will set up a custom game lobby to start up the event to get everyone warmed up. 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: February 17th, 2018 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)
    Host: AJSAWookieJedi [Gamertag: AJSAWookieJedi]
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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, 02/10/2017.
    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.