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Deadpool depicts the exploits and gleeful eviscerations of a giggling psychopath, gifted with guns, swords, and style. We've had plenty of that, thank you, but this one's novelty is a self-aware protagonist, starring in a game that's absurd, flippantly violent and incoherently narrated by its own admission. Here we have proof that it's possible for a game to throw...

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Deadpool breaks fourth wall, colored tiles in Marvel Puzzle Quest

Enjoy that Deadpool footage that leaked earlier this week? Well, that's not the only appearance The Merc With A Mouth made at San Diego Comic-Con. The Marvel Games panel revealed that our dear red friend will also be making an appearance in Marvel Puzzle Quest, the match-three battle game on iOS,...

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Barely Related: Wonderwear, Deadpool footage

Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gaming news. Think of this as your casual weekly recap of interesting (and...

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Deadpool makes splash in Zen Pinball next week

Even the fourth wall isn't safe anymore in Zen Studio's upcoming pinball table featuring Deadpool, Marvel's Merc with a Mouth who was portrayed by Ryan Reynolds in one of his finest superhero roles. In the Zen Pinball 2 table available next week, Deadpool's manic highs and emotion-mining lows...

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Activision pulls several Marvel games from Steam, XBL, PSN

Activision began the new year by removing several Marvel-licensed games from digital storefronts, including the six-months-young Deadpool. The departed Marvel assortment includes Spider-Man games Edge of Time, Shattered Dimensions, Friend or Foe, and Web of Shadows, as well as X-Men entries...

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Xbox Live sale on Deadpool, Tony Hawk HD, more Activision games

Activision is in the publisher sale spotlight on Xbox Live, with select games and add-ons receiving discounts up to half off. Deadpool is down to $40 on Games on Demand, while Prototype has been bumped down to $10. Entries in the Spider-Man series are all on sale, as are select X-Men and...

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Steam weekend deals: Tomb Raider, Rogue Legacy, Activision games

This weekend's frugalfest on Steam is quite tempting. Tomb Raider is down to $12.49 for the standard edition and $14.49 for the Survival edition, which includes select DLC such as ten ditties from the soundtrack, a digital comic, a map, a digital mini art book, an in-game "Guerrilla Skin" outfit...

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Best Buy offering $50 with purchase of two select games

Select PS3, PC and Xbox 360 games are being highlighted in a new promotion at Best Buy, games which run the gamut from new to not-so-new: Skyrim Legendary Edition, Black Ops 2, Tomb Raider, Deadpool, Far Cry 3 and Dead Island Riptide are all featured here. The source link below has the full list...

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Sony refunding Deadpool PSN price disparity

If you purchased Deadpool from the North American PlayStation Network, it's possible that you paid too much and will soon be receiving a refund from ol' Aunt Sony. The game, originally listed for $60, should in truth have cost $50. Affected customers will soon receive an XMB notification informing...

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PSN Store update: Deadpool, Hotline Miami, free Zero Escape on PS Plus

Due to this week's PSN maintenance, the weekly content dump is a bit off schedule but no less lacking in goods. Headlining this week's offerings is the PSN launch of Deadpool, High Moon Studios' take on the merc with a mouth. Hotline Miami, a cross-buy game for both PS3 and PS Vita, also makes...

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Metareview: Deadpool

So you want a stupid action game? Good, you're in luck. EGM (80/100): "If you're a fan of Deadpool, you'll certainly appreciate the experience, but if you're really unfamiliar with the character (even though I don't know how that's possible at this point), you might be a bit wary of having...

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