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Pop open this Zombeer trailer

There is, in fact, a game called "Zombeer," and this exclusive trailer is proof of that unlikely proposition. Upon watching it, you will learn something important: a game that combines "zombies" and "beer" also produces cute, gross and organic projectile weapons. You will also learn that Lollipop ...

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Magicka says 'WOOT' with new Olympics-themed DLC pack

Some new content for use in Magicka's Challenge and Versus mode is set to debut tomorrow, and takes a cue from the ongoing Olympic games taking place in London right now – well, kinda. The Olympics doesn't try to kill its competitors, after all. Magicka's WOOT Tournament DLC features four new...

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Capcom and iam8bit remember 25 Years of Street Fighter with art gallery

Last night in iam8bit's Los Angeles headquarters, Capcom opened up its 25 Years of Street Fighter show, revealing a full gallery of artists' work featuring the now classic fighting game characters and settings. In a launch event open to the public, visitors got to see (and buy) the art on display,...

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Exploring the unknown parts of XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Speaking with XCOM: Enemy Unknown producer Garth DeAngelis earlier this year, I managed to unearth a little information that had been (appropriately) unknown about the game at the time. Specifically, I learned that aerial combat is returning in Enemy Unknown. Dogfighting alien aircraft played a hug...

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'Avatar Famestar' introduces persistent, cross-game rewards to XBLA

When Iron Galaxy's Wreckateer is launched next week – the second game in Microsoft's Summer of Arcade annual promotion – it'll include a brand new feature that will show up in several upcoming XBLA games: Avatar Famestars. We first heard the name back in February when a trademark popped...

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Epic's Mark Rein on UE4, Epic Baltimore and Gears of War: Judgment

Given the engine's dynamic illumination features, it's only appropriate for Epic Vice President Mark Rein to start lighting up when he starts talking about Unreal Engine 4. We spoke to Rein on the last day of E3 about the engine's possibilities, and how its robust developer toolset addresses the d...

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Activision talks Skylanders Giants and the future of the franchise

We had a quick chat with Mike Graham, a design producer at Activision, about Toys for Bob's extremely popular Skylanders franchise, and the second release in the series, Skylanders Giants. Graham kindly let us in on the reasoning behind the new game and bigger toys, and what other possibilities...

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Joystiq Presents: RiffTrax versus Final Fantasy, Metal Gear, Mega Man and Sonic

If you're a product of the late 80s and early 90s, or if you're a Netflix junkie, you may have heard of Mystery Science Theater 3000. For ten seasons, the series perfected the art of poking fun at terrible movies with its biting and hilarious commentary. Years later, Mystery Science Theater 3000 a...

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Invite a yellow Yoshi into Mario Tennis Open, our treat

If you'd like to play doubles in Mario Tennis Open with someone who looks vaguely like a tennis ball in hue, we can help with that. Nintendo shared the above QR code exclusively with Joystiq, and now we're sharing it with you. From within the 3DS game, you can snap a picture of this code and unlock...

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Turn the pages of Orcs Must Die! 2's new Spellbook

Orcs Must Die! 2 builds upon the excellent foundation of its predecessor with multiplayer – our first taste was pretty pleasant. As revealed exclusively to Joystiq today, it also adds an expanded Spellbook. The Spellbook itself is now divided into five different subsections: My Gear, Traps, W...

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