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Joystiq Discussion: All aboard Nintendo's Amiibo train?

Just a little more than a month to go before patient Wii U owners will finally get a Super Smash Bros. to call their own. November 21st will bring more than just HD Smash into your home, though. Nintendo will also roll out its Amiibo that day, the teensy near-field communication equipped figurines...

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Clementine action figure from McFarlane Toys coming soon

A new action figure from McFarlane Toys was announced today at New York Comic-Con, and it's one bound to make fans of Telltale's The Walking Dead happy: say hello to the miniature, plastic version of Clementine as she appears in The Walking Dead, Season 2. Developed as a partnership between...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup is cowering under the covers

With the recent release of Alien: Isolation and Halloween a few short weeks away, October's seasonal horror is in full swing. Time to start putting together your costumes, decorating your home and getting cozy with a scary movie or two (or three, or four). I consider myself a fan of the...

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Play games, see what's next at PlayStation Experience

Couldn't get to E3, Gamescom or any of the PAX events? You could try making it up to yourself with a two-day event in Las Vegas, provided you dig all things PlayStation. From December 6 - 7, PlayStation Experience attendees will be able to "sit in on in-depth panels, meet the industry's best...

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Barely Related: Twin Peaks returns, so does Ghostbusters

Hello, weekend! It's so lovely to see you again. 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...

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WRUP: The Cryptarch or Tom Nook?

Who is a shadier practitioner of business: Destiny's The Cryptarch or Animal Crossing's Tom Nook? What's everyone playing?...

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Alien: Isolation giveaway games and swag can hear you scream

While playing Alien: Isolation, a common pastime around Joystiq these days what with our playthrough of hard mode and our review, one thing is clear: Amanda Ripley does not get chilly thanks to her jacket. She may be hounded by murderous looters, androids, and one gigantic, exoskeletal monstrosity...

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One-button Bayonetta: Disabled gamers fight for inclusion

Last year, former games journalist Adam Sessler confessed that for the first time his age kept him from being able to play a game that he needed to complete for his job. It's a sobering reminder that we all have limits. Those often come in different forms, but nobody can do everything. ...

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Monster Hunter's dinos are no match for real-world cats

Excellent cat video repository StudioSinga presents a look at what the next entry in Capcom's Monster Hunter series might look like if it starred a cast of gigantic feline protagonists. It, uh, would be much less challenging, for one thing. Cats are way OP. StudioSinga's Munchkin cats get a...

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Joystiq Streams: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter blind play giveaway

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is weird. Really weird. So weird that it really has to be seen to be believed. While the Joystiq review certainly had fine things to say about it, Richard Mitchell's bold description of its unsettling strangeness has merely piqued our curiosity rather than sated...

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