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Rash, Zitz, Pimple: Who's ready for new Battletoads?

Phil Spencer, ever the scamp, gave old school Rare fans a case of the vapors when he wore a Battletoads t-shirt during Wednesday's Windows 10 press conference. Who cares, right? Lots of people wear Battletoads t-shirts. It's what the kids wear, haute couture around the Orange Julius. Not really,...

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Joystiq Discussions: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD and the deliceous typo

Everyone makes mistakes. Chances are that in the process of writing this I've misspelled a word, mucked up my punctuation or grammar, at least once. Language is a tricky beast, make no mistake! The beauty of publishing on the Internet, though, is that typos can be repaired the moment they're spotte...

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Joystiq Streams: Sex, lies, You Don't Know Jack, and free PS4/XB1 games

Something happens to people when they play anything made by Jackbox Games. You Don't Know Jack, Fibbage, Lie Swatter; these games bring out a cackling darkness that is both frightening and impossible to resist. Do friendships end because of the vicious yelling at the end of a round of You Don't...

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Watch winter come to LittleBigPlanet 3 in Game of Thrones intro

"Adorable" is not an adjective often used when describing HBO's Game of Thrones; nor can it be used in reference to George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series. Powered by LittleBigPlanet 3, however, the show's theme does have a certain charm, thanks to creator Aaaaalec. [Thanks, @J...

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Robot Chicken animator uses modded Power Glove for work

Next time someone tells you that Nintendo's Power Glove accessory was a flop, point them to Dillon Markey, an animator who works on projects like Cartoon Network's Robot Chicken. Markey has been using a modified Power Glove for more than a year now, using it to help him control the devices and soft...

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How many hours would it take to clear your Steam library?

It's exceedingly easy to let your Steam library spiral out of control when faced with daily deals and seasonal sales, but at least SteamLeft provides a fun estimate of just how many hours you could spend plowing through it all. SteamLeft uses How Long to Beat's crowdsourced averages to estimate a ...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup is packing for PAX South

PAX is headed eastbound and down from its Seattle home base, and Joystiq will be there next weekend to cover its inaugural happenings. We'll even be participating in/hosting several panels, too! So join us, won't you? As for me, the last time I was in Texas was high school, when schools from the...

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Wesley Arthur's re-creation of Bully's dorms is sharp, untidy

Wesley Arthur isn't working on his Masters at Bullsworth Academy, but that didn't stop him from paying a visit to the stomping grounds of Jimmy Hopkins, protagonist and general mischief maker of Rockstar's Bully. Arthur's work, seen in the above tour, is a faithful, HD recreation of the game's d...

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Dead Rising: Watchtower takes a bite out of Crackle in March

Dead Rising: Watchtower, the Crackle-exclusive adaptation of Capcom's over-the-top zombie survival franchise Dead Rising, now has a release date: March 27. Scant plot information on Watchtower is available, though comedian Rob Riggle has been cast as photojournalist Frank West, suggesting that t...

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Barely Related: Damn good coffee and House of Cards

No one and no thing can make you feel a certain way. You're in control of yourself, your life and your reactions. Proceed as you will. 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 ...

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