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Conan O'Brien tackles Minecraft dev's $2.5B acquisition

We covered the events leading up to Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft developer Mojang this week, but didn't stop to consider how its creators plan to spend all that cash. Comedian Conan O'Brien addresses this vital issue in the clip above, making Notch's motives much clearer. Good job, Minecraft...

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Joystiq Streams: New Gauntlet needs a workout badly

All these space wizards and Dinklages and space balls telling us about our Destiny as conqueror of the darkness have exhausted us. Now we thirst for simpler pleasures. No more moon wizards! Just regular wizards, who are mightily hungry and may or may not need food in the immediate future. The...

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GX3 convention meets funding goal, will continue in 2015

Fan-oriented gaming convention GX3 (formerly GaymerX) has surpassed its initial funding goal, ensuring that the weekend-long event will run for its third consecutive year in 2015. Initially pitched as an event focused on the LGBT community, this year's showing expands its reach to include...

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Can you play Doom on a printer? Yes you Canon

With wearable computers like Google Glass and Apple Watch wooing the tech obsessed, it's hard not to feel bad for older machines showing their age. Printers no doubt look at fax machines and imagine a grim future of irrelevance, but they can buck up thanks to hot new game support! Printers are...

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Xbook One is Microsoft's console in laptop form

While Nintendo has its 3DS and Sony has its PlayStation Vita to please gamers on the go, Microsoft stands alone as the only major competitor in the modern games industry without a portable device dedicated to gaming. And well, for modder Ed Zarick, that just won't do. Behold: The Xbook One. ...

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Credit-stealing space cows and other Mass Effect series facts

A new video from the folks over at Did You Know Gaming will take you on a space odyssey, as guest host Really Freakin Clever narrates little-known bits of trivia related to the Mass Effect series. There's a lot of behind-the-scenes information here that explores the series' origins, as well as...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup's destiny lies in the stars

It's been a long time coming, but Bungie's Destiny is finally here. We don't have a final word / review up yet, but if you're dying to know what we think, you can always check out our roundtable discussion or any of the other articles we have on the game. But Destiny is not the only game...

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Barely Related: Alan Moore's million, James Franco's Rant

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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WRUP: With great interest

Destiny's first full weekend after its mega launch is upon us. Reception to the FPS/MMO has certainly been mixed, but if you're playing, how are you liking it? (I'm really enjoying the co-op.) What's everyone playing?...

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Joystiq Streams: If Hatoful Boyfriend is wrong, I don't want to be right

For many hours and days that pass ever soon the winds have caused the flame to dim At last the wing is straight, the talon to the loom Is this to end or just begin? All of my bird love, all of my bird love, Hatoful Boyfriend love to you. After four days of Destiny streaming, Joystiq is...

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