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Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Oct. 22

Wii no more: Nintendo halts production of system

The Wii is officially out of style. Nintendo halted production of its last-gen console in Japan.

Alien: Isolation trademark filed by 20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox filed a trademark for a project called Alien: Isolation. No details yet, though The Creative Assembly has been quietly working on a new Alien project for next-gen systems.

Why video games are more Britney Spears and less Pink Floyd

The gaming industry is all Britney and not enough Pink Floyd, according to Oddworld CEO Lorne Lanning. According to Lanning, games need to deliver more complex content above par of pop — which "evaporates from the history books more quickly."

How to make a narrative game endlessly replayable

BioShock Infinite Creator Ken Levine is working to build replayable games through emergent narrative and characters that react to external forces. Speaking with us at Gaming Insiders Conference in San Francisco, he used Infinite's Elizabeth and her narrative variations as an example.

The next level of puzzles.

Take a break from your day by playing a puzzle or two! We’ve got SpellTower, Typeshift, crosswords, and more.