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Joystiq Streams: Chaos Reborn, Julian Gollop Grudge Match Round 2

Nine months have passed since X-COM creator Julian Gollop swung by Joystiq Streams to play a prototype version of Chaos Reborn, his new versus strategy game. Much has changed! For starters, the game no longer looks like a crazy Tron-ified tabletop RPG session, all black backgrounds and neon bea...

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Bidding tops $25,000 on Peach amiibo with missing legs

The only thing Nintendo fans love more than the highly collectible amiibo are amiibo with massive factory defects. For proof, look no further than eBay, where a Peach amiibo with no legs recently attracted bids as high as $25,100. Described as "factory sealed and in mint condition," the amiibo f...

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The Game Awards reach 2 million classy viewers

The Game Awards were a downright classy affair (seriously, we handed out Classy Points during the show) – especially compared with last year's Spike-sponsored VGX show, which we can summarize with a line from our liveblog: "Thank you guys so much for joining us. Misery truly loves company." T...

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Did You Know Gaming examines even more Mario

For the sixth time, the trivia buffs at Did You Know Gaming have aimed their microscope at the world's favorite Italian plumber to learn that Super Mario 64 almost featured two-player simultaneous gameplay and that Yoshi could have been introduced into Nintendo's flagship series much earlier, i...

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Joystiq Streams: Finding our Destiny in the Dark Below

How far we have come since Dinklage first found us in the wreckage of Russia! We have rolled and re-rolled our characters, we have raided with friends and unlikely allies. We have kitted ourselves out with the tightest loot there ever was, and discovered Loot Caves that passed into legend as qu...

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Tekken montage honors 20 years of the Iron Fist Tournament

You can cite bombastic graphics or Bandai Namco's fluid take on 3D, hand-to-hand combat, but let's be honest: People have been playing Tekken for two decades because you just won't see an alcoholic Mexican priest turned jaguar-faced luchador powerbomb a genetically-engineered velociraptor in ot...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup is celebrating an anniversary

Sure, it might not be the Weekly Webcomic Wrapup's anniversary or Joystiq's anniversary, but you'll notice I didn't specify which anniversary I'm celebrating in the headline. Besides, crashing someone else's party is totally acceptable, especially when they invite you and give out as many goodies a...

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PewDiePie and Let's Plays at center of latest South Park

"The living room is dying," Kyle Broflovski solemnly states in this week's episode of South Park, as he loudly longs for the days when he and his brother Ike would spend their days together, playing Call of Duty and other video games. See, Ike isn't interested in playing games anymore. He's interes...

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Let's unbox the 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4

Swathed in sleek nostalgia, the 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 simultaneously represents Sony's modern ambitions and its off-grey beginnings. It's a promotional item, a physical brand ambassador and a $500 cultural artifact all rolled into one. So, it's the sort of thing that calls for an unboxing...

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The Game Awards 2014: Hang out with Joystiq for the show [Replay]

The Game Awards 2014 madness has technically already begun. You need look no further than Street Fighter V's announcement this morning, and more game announcements and premieres are expected throughout the event this evening. We already know you're going to be following along on Twitter, but why no...

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