Follow us on:

Posts tagged @culture

WRUP: Guardians of the Galaxies

Other than going to see the talking raccoon movie this weekend, we hope you're settling in for a nice bout in front of a screen and saving some galaxy of your choice. Or, you know, you're playing Plague Inc. and then you're killing us all. You monster. What's everyone playing?...

Continue Reading

Barely Related: Wonderwear, Deadpool footage

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 of interesting (and...

Continue Reading

Weird and wonderful worlds in the galaxy of gaming

Marvel unleashes a new set of heroes on film today with the launch of Guardians of the Galaxy. Though many of the studio's stories collide with modern-day Earth, GotG travels across a series of strange alien worlds. With the Guardians in mind, we decided to round up some of our favorite,...

Continue Reading

Joystiq Discussion: How much would you pay for EA Access?

From aggressive downloadable content campaigns to Online Passes, EA has never shied away from trying new ways to make cash with games. Following the success of programs like PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Games With Gold, EA is embracing the subscription gaming model with EA Access on Xbox One. ...

Continue Reading

Joystiq Streams: Taking a hike through 1001 Spikes [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

A theme has emerged on Joystiq Streams. Revisiting our recent tours through Secret Ponchos, Gods Will Be Watching, and Killzone Shadow Fall Intercept, it would appear that the Joystiq crew plays video games wherein we die a lot. Rather than try to sit back, reassess our skills, and try to not...

Continue Reading

Madden 15 tackles top linemen, cornerback ratings

Last week, EA Sports dished out its player ratings for the top NFL rookies and positions like quarterbacks and running backs for Madden NFL 15. The athlete-ranking countdown to the game's launch continues with ratings for the top players at six positions: Offensive line, defensive end, defensive...

Continue Reading

Sonic eats poop because it's scientifically accurate

Now we know. [Images: Fox ADHD]...

Continue Reading

NIS America to pay agreed pledge for GaymerX2 [Update]

Just yesterday, NIS America stepped away from its $3,000 pledge to cover costs for the GaymerX2 convention held in San Francisco on July 11 through July 13. According to the LGBTQ-focused event's founder Matt Conn, the situation between both parties is currently being resolved, and will result in...

Continue Reading

Joystiq Streams: Secret Ponchos grudge match giveaway [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

This is what Joystiq knows about ponchos: they keep you warm, look cool while you're riding a horse in a storm, are appropriate attire for selling burritos outside a Phish concert, and they make excellent dog beds when you're done with them. The things we don't know about ponchos? That's a...

Continue Reading

GaymerX in dire straits after NIS America pulls pledge [update]

An email sent late on Monday afternoon is incurring a dour situation for the organizers of GaymerX2, an LGBTQ-focused and inclusive convention held in San Francisco on July 11-13. The marketing coordinator for niche publisher and developer NIS America reached out to event founder, Matt Conn, to...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW