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Joystiq Giveaway: Score The Swapper and a free PS Vita

Say you were stranded on a derelict space station like the poor astronaut starring in Facepalm Games' The Swapper. After you wander its crumbling halls, collect as much food, water, and emergency supplies as you can find, and secure life support out in space, you've got a lot of time to kill....

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The Great E3 2014 Giveaway Week 6: 14 free Xbox 360 and PS3 games

The Console Wars are and have always been hilarious. Victory, triumph of a one consumer product over another based on some kind of imagined spiritual superiority, is just plain silly. Yet you can see why players have been flaming one another from the beginning, jabbering ceaselessly in comments...

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Embrace Order & Chaos in an iPad Mini giveaway

Sometimes the hunger to make elves and orcs wage war on one another goes well beyond your home. How long can you sit around playing World of Warcraft at a desk while Lord of the Rings plays on the TV in the background? The whole wide world is waiting outside! Gameloft's Order & Chaos Online has...

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The Great E3 2014 Giveaway: 13 free special edition PC games

The ebb and flow of PC gaming has been odd. Arcades rose and fell. Handhelds were dominated by a single company then marginalized by phones. Consoles rules economically but became more and more PC-like over time. Personal computers themselves, meanwhile, have been tidal over gaming's lifespan....

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Joystiq Streams: Everybody wants to rule the world in Tropico 5 [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

"What are we going to do tonight, Joystiq Streams?" "The same thing we do every night: TRY TO TAKE OVER THE WORLD!" Tropico 5, the latest installment in Kalypso and Haemimont Game's series of cultishly adored management/tyrant simulators, thankfully makes taking over the world an attainable...

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The Great E3 2014 Giveaway Week 4: 14 free PS3 games

The strangest thing about Xbox One's journey over the past twelve months-from a Kinect-centric, digital-focused gauntlet thrown at the used games industry to a more familiar disc-based, stripped down $399 box-is just how familiar that arc is. Think back to E3 2006, and you'll find another titan of...

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Joystiq Streams: Drakengard 3, bloody horror, and a grand giveaway [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Yoko Taro is an unusual man. Drakengard 3 is his first directorial effort since 2010's Nier, a late in the game PlayStation 3 exclusive action RPG where you sword-fight and lay siege to medieval castles with a giant dragon. Sounds pretty common actually. Except you control a mad woman with a...

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The Great E3 2014 Giveaway Week 3: 14 free Xbox 360 games

Ol' Red Eye, the Big Green, Master Chief's Love Nest; Xbox 360 has gone by many names over the years it's been with us. It's hard to believe that nearly a decade ago, we were staring at those early videos of Madden NFL 2006, our eyes refusing to believe what the first HD game console could pump...

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Joystiq Streams: Full Bore snuffles up a Steam code giveaway [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

When he was a young boar/He found that platforming had a certain appeal/He could clear puzzle stages with serious skill/He's a sensitive soul though he seems thick-skinned/And it hurt that my friends doubted his ability to win! Whole Hog Games fills a gaping hole in the gaming landscape....

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The Great E3 2014 Giveaway Week 2: 14 free PS Vita games

E3 is a console showcase. The Western world's premiere video game trade show is where the big money bruisers of console gaming have laid out their grand plans for nearly 20 years now. Before you scoff and point to the many PC-only games and other sundries announced over the years, just stop. When...

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