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PAX South passes on sale ... right now!

It's official, PAX South passes are now on sale. The news come via the official PAX Twitter account. Those interested in grabbing passes can point their browser here, where you'll be placed in a virtual queue that will let you purchase a pass when the time comes. The queue was fairly short as of...

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Trade blood for The Evil Within swag at QuakeCon

Quakecon attendees, don't forget to make sure your blood is topped off to participate in the American Red Cross blood drive for an official The Evil Within chill pack. "The Good Within Blood Drive" will take place at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas (the same location as the convention) on...

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'From Masher to Master' offers Street Fighter crash course

Hoping to attract a few new faces to the growing fighting game community, author Patrick Miller has debuted "From Masher to Master," a simple, easy to understand guide for anyone hoping to pick up the basics of Street Fighter. The 131-page tome, which can be downloaded at no charge from...

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Joystiq Streams: Guacamelee Summer Slam '14 [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Oh yeah, brother! Guacamelee entered the ring in 2013 to become a bonafide cham-PION of platforming. Snapping into the beefy, juicy taste of slamming exploration and macho wrestling moves, not to mention its bonafide, bodacious chicken mazes, was an unparalleled experience in excellence. That...

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Original Spelunky gets online co-op mod

Before Spelunky became a household name on XBLA in July 2012, it arrived on PC in late 2008 in its original low-res state. Source code for the original game was made available one year later, and just now received a new mod called Spelunky SD courtesy of Ukrainian developer Vadim. The mod adds,...

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Pokemon had a baby with Attack on Titan and it's awful

Some things we never wanted to see. Some things we never knew we never wanted to see – and Pokemon mashed up with Attack on Titan is one of those things. Ugh. Today's dose of nightmare fuel comes from zsparky on DeviantArt, as spotted by Tiny Cartridge. The only thing creepier than waking...

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Join Joystiq at GaymerX2 this weekend

What are you doing this weekend? If you have some spare time and live around San Francisco, you're invited to hang out with Joystiq Editor-in-chief Ludwig Kietzmann and Managing Editor Susan Arendt at GaymerX2! Our dashing managerial duo is hosting and speaking on a panel called "Yes, and? An...

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Feel old by watching kids not know what a Game Boy is

Kids today with their fancy touchscreens and their 1080p! Why, back in our day, we took our non-backlit 160 × 144 pixel screens and we liked it! Rabble! Rabble rabble rabble rabble! If you owned an original Game Boy and would like to feel like an old fogey yelling at people to get off...

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Wear your colors, Genki's face with Saints Row clothing line

Joining gangs is ill-advised, but wearing the colors of a video game's fake, comedy-oriented group? That probably won't ruin your life! Insert Coin just started initiation with its line of Saints Row clothing, and while a themed varsity jacket or hoodie would boldly represent your crew, you could...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup celebrates freedom every day

Happy Sixth of July, everyone! What's the occasion, you ask? I don't need an occasion, because I've got freedom. Why, just this morning I ate grilled steak and eggs, and I wasn't even grilling for a family get-together. Mmm, delicious. How did/do you celebrate freedom, though? Did you manage to...

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