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Awesome Games Done Quick concludes with more than $1 million raised

The Awesome Games Done Quick marathon, where speedrunners solicit donations for charity while blazing through video games as fast as they can (only pausing to get engaged) has concluded. This year, the event has raised more than $1 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, with donations still bei...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup weeps for a time gone by

Earlier this weekend, I was compelled to watch game console boot-up videos. You know, the little jingles and animations that play when you start up your system? So anyway, I start making my way forward by year of release. I get to the GameCube and ... no, no. You're seeing things. I'm not crying! ...

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Real-world Pac-Man maze is what dreams, Super Bowl ads are made of

It appears someone on the Bud Light marketing team has shared our daydreams about emulating video game moments in real life. As you can see above, the difference between us is a substantial, dream-fueling marketing budget – according to Game Informer's take on a Chicago Tribune report, this ...

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WRUP: Anthony burns the Don't Starve Together village down

Don't Starve Together is about cooperating to survive the horrors and mysteries of the wilderness. Unless you're our dear, sweet Anthony John Agnello. Then it's just about watching the world burn. What's everyone playing?...

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Barely Related: Ghost in the Shell snags Scarlett Johansson

Welcome, 2015! 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 o...

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GDCA 2015 finalists led by Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

The finalists for the 2015 Game Developers Choice Awards were revealed today, led by Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, which received five nominations. Monolith's third-person action game was nominated for Game of the Year, Innovation, Best Design, Best Narrative and Best Technology awards at the cer...

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Console Madness 2015: 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 + Logitech gear

With the holiday season well and truly behind us, we bet you thought we were done giving away the goods. No more free consoles from Joystiq, right? Wrong. Dead wrong. Indeed we've been holding a truly potent prize in reserve to kick off our first major giveaway of the year. What is it? None other t...

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Joystiq Streams: The sound of thunder in Evolve

I'm going hunting, I'm the hunter/I'll bring back the goods/But I don't know when No, Bjork isn't a selectable character in Turtle Rock Studio's first major multiplayer shooter since creating Left 4 Dead. Just four hunters fulfilling four distinctive roles as they bring down the most dangero...

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Joystiq Discussion: When is it time to reboot?

Deeply excited about replaying Devil May Cry 4 and DmC: Devil May Cry on PlayStation 4, I embarked on a quest to finally fill a gaping hole in my gaming experience this week. Playing Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening for the first time elicited some distinct thoughts. First, this game lives up to ...

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Minecraft was YouTube's second-most popular search query of 2014

Mojang's breakout hit Minecraft took second place in a Google-issued list of the most popular YouTube search queries of 2014, ranking immediately behind the word "music" in terms of search frequency. According to Google, the word "Minecraft" was more frequently searched on YouTube in 2014 than t...

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