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Stiq Figures, November 3 - 9: Comfort series edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Game series that nail a play style several times over tend to earn a long-standing fondness from their admirers. Fresh debuts and experiences are important, but having a gaming equivalent of reliable...

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Stiq Figures, October 27 - November 2: Loveable oddballs edition

Too-serious protagonists surrounded by stoic fighters have a time and place, but slogging through stern-faced casts can make everything seem a bit dull. For a medium thriving on fantasy worlds, the capacity for goofiness can feel pretty neglected at times. In a way, that makes the outlandish...

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Stiq Figures, October 20 - 26: The console you don't own edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Assuming you've bought one at all, you've had a fair amount of time to settle in with your preferred modern console by now. Whether it was cool games, the prospect of cool games or some other features...

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Stiq Figures, October 13 - 19: When fear takes over edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Halloween is days away, making it the perfect time to settle in for a couple scares from your favorite interactive medium. Sometimes the horrors faced are a little more than you anticipated though, and...

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Stiq Figures, October 6 - 12: Why did I earn that achievement edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Achievements can either feel like cool challenges to chase or irrelevant hoops to jump through. However, this conversation is less about the concept's merits and more about the achievements that we're...

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Stiq Figures, September 29 - October 5: Favorite controller edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Decades of consoles and peripherals have given us a pile of play styles to get comfortable with, and even if there's nothing suited to your tastes in there, modifying a shoe box isn't out of the question....

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Stiq Figures, September 22 - 28: Do you like collectibles edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. So you've just built a world worthy of an adventure, but how do you decorate its less-traveled paths? What do you use to pull the hero away from a direct point A-to-B trek to topple the central...

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Stiq Figures, September 15 - 21: Winners don't use drugs edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Wondering through the glowing pathways of a thunderous arcade has yet to get old, but watching the style of play steadily recede into obscurity certainly has. Online play is now immensely more popular...

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Stiq Figures, September 8 - 14: All at once edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. You've probably finished quite a few movies in one sitting, but video games are longer, more demanding and generally built for multiple sessions. Fatigue from doing the same thing for more than several...

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Stiq Figures, September 1 - 7: Paying for early samples edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. With the rise of digital storefronts and all-in-one gaming consoles, there are a few more options to distribute demos than bundling compilation discs with gaming magazines. The modern difference is...

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