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CES 2009: Joystiq rocks and loses Rock Band 2 tourney

We don't want to ruin the surprise, but we didn't end up winning SanDisk's Rock Band 2 Battle of the Bloggers. But Team Joystiq, comprised of Joystiqers Kevin Kelly and Justin McElroy, former Joystiqer Kyle Orland and GameDaily's Robin Yang. Our ba...

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Rock Band store accessories and the drum bag

Harmonix's Rock Band store is mostly full of unnecessary merchandise, but there are a few things that might help in protecting your $170 "music platform." As the drum set taking up a square meter of real estate in the living room grows into an eyes...

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Joystiq hands-on: Guitar Hero World Tour

"Hang on a minute," I thought as I played Guitar Hero: World Tour at Activision's booth at the Leipzig Games Convention, "Isn't this Rock Band?" The layout on the World Tour screen is almost identical to Harmonix's series, with the guitars on either...

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Today's retroest game video: NES Batman

Today's video pick, an overview of the NES classic, Batman, is the top-watched segment at GameTrailers. The game follows parts of the Tim Burton movie, and we agree with GameTrailers that it's among the best movie-IP games of all time. The batarang r...

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Wii Fit U out in the first half of 2013

Wii Fit U will launch in the first half of 2013, complete with that electronic pedometer announced at E3, the Fit Meter. Take a gander at the cool green tones of the Fit Meter above and try to remember it's not a Tamagotchi. Or, if it is, you're the...

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Tenacious D pays homage to Guitar Hero with flash game

And you thought Guitar Hero "expert" mode was a beast... Well try finger licking with your keyboard's ASDF keys and space bar strumming in Tenacious D's new flash based GH knockoff. Hitting "sparks" will increase your "Rock-O-Meter" that, when ful...

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Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-'s Limited Edition detailed

North American Guilty Gear fans can spend anywhere from $50 to $80 on the incoming Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- (pronunciation help here), depending on how many real-world trinkets they'd like and the console they intend to drain life meters on. As preor...

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Wii noisier than Xbox 360 and PS3, says sound meter test

According to readings taken with an analog sound meter that audio geeks like to use to calibrate their home theater systems, the Wii is the loudest of the three consoles when reading disc-based media. Surprised? Us too. [Via Engadget]...

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Learn how to Batman correctly in Infinite Crisis

Most people aren't aware of this, but there's a lot of skill involved with Batmanning properly. It's not just about jumping between rooftops and driving giant cars – it's also about meter management and ensuring team-wide synergy....

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Wii Fit U available November 1 as download, December 13 as package

Nintendo announced today that Wii Fit U will be available as a free download through the Wii U console beginning November 1. Consumers have one month to demo the full product, which utilizes the Wii Balance Board, and, if they decide they like it, t...

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Take note: Pure demo coming tomorrow

We said in our "New Games This Month" post that Pure was the best racing you weren't anticipating, and believe us when we say we weren't, in the parlance of the hills, just whistling Dixie. It an incredibly smart take on ATV racing that intertwines...

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Hands-on: Split/Second

"Split/Second is like Burnout, except the world around you is the thing that gets smashed into bits." - Joystiq's E3 preview I had the fortune of spending about an hour with Black Rock's upcoming, destruction-laden Split/Second, and, like Xav bef...

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How Street Fighter X Tekken's 'Pandora Mode' bridges the fighters' styles

During TGS, Capcom revealed Street Fighter X Tekken's "Pandora Mode," which allows players to sacrifice a character in order to give the tag partner infinite EX meter before also dying, allowing for last-ditch comeback efforts. Curious about the m...

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