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Costumes of Comic-Con 08: Days 1 and 2

We're only halfway through the pandemonium that is Comic-Con this year, and the International Masquerade is still to come -- but in the meantime we wanted to bring you just a taste of the eye candy available on the show floor and in the clogged halls of the SDCC. Us? We're wearing our patented...

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Comic-Con 08: Will Wright keynote

Will Wright gave the opening keynote today at the nerd-packed Comic-Con 2008, an event so chock full of fellow geeks we're hard-pressed to find a free patch of San Diego Convention Center floor to stand on. For the first half hour or so Will rattled off profound observations and inspirational quips...

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Highlights from Microsoft's E3 press conference

If you're looking for the unabridged version in all its glory, look no further than our liveblog with our fine friends at Engadget. If you're afflicted with crippling bouts of ADHD like we are and just want the meaty (beating, bloody) heart of the announcement highlights, please direct your...

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Announcing Joystiq's newest sibling: Big Download (beta!)

What's been missing from the Joystiq family? The console fans all have their homes, handhelds too, and even MMO enthusiasts and WoW players have a corner to call their own. Today we're happy to give PC gamers a place to call home at our new sister site, Big Download. In partnership with our good...

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GDC08: Realtime Worlds shows off All Points Bulletin

What word is perhaps most synonymous with the current MMO playing field? Grind. Realtime Worlds' Dave Jones (no relation?) is setting out to change that with the studio's first massively multiplayer title All Points Bulletin we caught wind of back in September. He's hoping the formula Crackdown +...

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GDC08: Blizzard's approach to MMOs

Rob Pardo, Senior Vice President of Game Design, spoke earlier today on Blizzard's approach to multiplayer game design. Pardo shared what the iconic company has learned over the years of releasing titles like WoW, Starcraft, and Warcraft regarding game balance, PvP and UI design, player psychology...

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What you need to know about WoW patch 2.4: Sunwell Isle

The new WoW patch 2.4 is already up on the Public Test Realms, and we're here to help players parse all the changes coming in 2.4 as well as what's new in Sunwell Isle content. Check out the patch notes and highlights below plus a compendium of new items and other changes after the break. ...

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Joystiq presents: Massively

We've been working diligently behind the scenes to put the finishing touches on our new offering to the MMO-crazed among you, and we're super proud to announce Massively, a blog that obsessively covers massively multiplayer online games. If you like WoW Insider you'll love Massively -- and if you've...

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Joystiq hands-on: Roundup

Here's a one-stop list of all the goodies we managed to get our mitts on here during E3 -- check out our impressions of your favorite upcoming titles (and hardware!): Army of Two Assassin's Creed Beautiful Katamari Boogie Burnout Paradise Castlevania Dracula X Chronicles (PSP) ...

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