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Settlers of Catan ... hot! Now where is it?

Joystiq readers have long asked for Settlers of Catan to be brought to Xbox Live Arcade. When Microsoft confirmed that they're working on the game, some readers rejoiced: "Now THAT is cool. It almost makes a Nintendo fanboy like me want to buy a 360." -- RiemannMeetLebesgue "A dream come...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, readers (except those of you in Hawaii, who still have about a few minutes to go before you've joined us in 2007). 2006 was a wild year, what with the release of the Wii and PS3. Over the course of 2006, we made 7,269 posts on Joystiq.com alone, and you added over 276,000 comments t...

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Girlfriend's gift to boyfriend: Mario Bros hoodie

Flickr user "Sabellachan" made this sweet hoodie for her boyfriend for consumermas, then shot him in the back with her new D80 as he strolled down Palo Alto streets. Nice work on both counts. For fun and insight into our editorial process here at Joystiq, we share with you rejected headlines for ...

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Bankshot Billiards 2 - free for one reader [update 1]

If you're the first Joystiq reader to find the code we've hid in a Joystiq post, you'll earn yourself a free copy of Bankshot Billiards 2 (a $15 Xbox Live Arcade title). The code's been embedded in a post tagged "XBLA" (joystiq.com/tag/xbla). Let the scavenger hunt begin! Good luck! Update 1: The c...

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Quarter gobblers are broken on XBLA [update 2]

Joystiq reader "epobirs" disagreed with our comment earlier today that Xbox Live Arcade title Gauntlet is broken. We'd like to dig into the issue a little more, because we feel that developers are missing a major opportunity to resurrect the true arcade experience. Games like Gauntlet were designed...

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Top 20 XBLA titles purchased in 2006

Xbox Live's Major Nelson posted some interesting year-end numbers, including this ranking of 2006's top Xbox Live Arcade titles ranked in order of sales: 1 UNO 2 Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting 3 Geometry Wars Evolved 4 Marble Blast Ultra 5 PAC-MAN 6 DOOM 7 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 8 GALAGA 9 Gau...

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$99 for Xbox 360 HD-DVD add-on

The post-consumermas deals just keep pouring in. Joystiq readers in Los Angeles might want to check out GAME PLAY stores for a promised $99.00 Xbox 360 HD-DVD add on that was advertised in this flyer (page one, page two). Readers who aren't in LA might be able to print a copy of the flyer and ask...

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$150 PlayStation 3 discount [update 1]

Thanks to a promotion by Sony Style (Sony's retail operation), folks who sign up for a Sony-branded credit card by January 4, 2007 and who purchase stuff with said card by March 31, 2007, will receive $150 off of their first credit card statement. If you're feeling charitable towards Sony as a resu...

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Catfight: Adrienne Curry vs. Lara Croft

Graphics card maker NVIDIA and pants tent maker Adrienne Curry (of America's Next Top Model fame) have teamed to create "the world's first real-time, virtual celebrity," according to an NVIDIA press release. Though the "world's first" claim is dubious (companies have been working on this sort of thi...

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So watcha get for Consumermas?

If you celebrated the just-passed consumer holiday (Christmas, X-mas, Consumermas, Christmahanakwanza, whatever) we're interested in hearing from you. You've dug out from under the hills of wrapping paper, awoken fat and swollen from your food comas, and mothballed the hideous holiday sweaters, so p...

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