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Germany wins again, this time it's a world record Spelunky run

Spelunky has once again been mastered, with a new world record speedrun set over the weekend. YouTube user Pibonacci waltzed through the devious action game with a final time of 1:55:343. The previously established world record for any percentage game completion was clocked at two minutes and one...

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National League wins MLB 14: The Show All-Star Game simulation

Tomorrow night plays host to the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, and just like EA's annual attempts to predict the results of the Superbowl via its latest Madden entry, Sony has simulated the game within MLB 14: The Show. According to this not-at-all-scientific prognostication, the...

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Joystiq Giveaway: 380 chances to enter the Destiny beta

Fly me to the Traveller/And let me play among the stars/Let me see what spring is like/On a Jupiter and Mars/In other words, hold my hand/In other words, baby, play the Destiny beta with me Pick up your rifle and call your Dinklage, kids and cadets! It's Destiny beta time. Bungie and Activision...

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Joystiq Streams: Haunting Ground boards Mid-Summer Terror Train [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Horror need not be relegated to the sweet browns and reds of October! Must we wait until fall to get scared stupid like Ernest or all those dupes playing Slender on YouTube? No! Let us delight in the dumb scares of a dark movie theater, redolent with stale popcorn smells. Let us remember the...

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Skullgirls animator taking pre-orders on limited sketchbook

Mariel Cartwright, lead animator for Lab Zero Games' hand-drawn fighter Skullgirls, is taking pre-orders (link possibly NSFW) from anyone who would like to place her sketchbook among their library. Previously available to fans who made the journey to Anime Expo, the sketchbook will only be...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup is chillin' out, relaxin' all cool

Earlier this week, I took a bit of a mini-vacation. Nothing big or expensive, just a day-trip to see Grandma and jump in the lake with the puppy, Balto. I also got to eat at my very favorite restaurant, and stuff my face full of spicy tacos topped with plenty of lime juice and extra cilantro. Mmm!...

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Barely Related: Harry Potter in his 30s, Seth Rogen's war

Oh, yes, Friday. Oh. Yes. 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...

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Eiji Aonuma's Ocarina of Time anecdote hits the heartstrings

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is almost universally recognized as a classic, but technical quality is not what makes the game special. According to designer Eiji Aonuma, the game's greatest strength is its ability to inspire people. In a recent Nintendo Japan update, Aonuma relays the...

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WRUP: What are your '10 Years, 10 Great Games' ?

In celebration of our tenth anniversary, all this week the Joystiq crew have been sharing our 10 favorite games of the past 10 years. You can watch all of the top picks from the Joystiq staff in the YouTube playlist above. Now let's hear yours! Here are the rules we had to follow: 1)...

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Joystiq Streams: CounterSpy sneaks onto PlayStation 4 [Update: Watch the replay!]

Update: Watch the replay above. No Luddy does it better/Makes me feel sad for the rest/No Luddy does it half as good as you/Baby, you're the best/I wasn't looking for video games/I tried to read a book/But like Heaven above me/The spy named Luddy/Is playing all my PS4 games tonight ...

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