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Joystiq Streams: First date with hard mode in Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation is a brutal affair, wrought in the hues of '70s filmmaking and '90s PC gaming. "Checkpoints? We don't need no stinking checkpoints!" says Alien. That's just before it bites your face off, forcing you to start that whole story sequence over again, hiding under desks and in...

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Joystiq Streams: Ride the fader and ride it low in PS4's Driveclub

Last week, Joystiq closed out the week with a look at Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One, the signature racer for Microsoft's machine in the fall push of 2014. Its open world delights are well documented! What of the circuit racing fan, though? What if you don't want to roll around in a golden Bentley,...

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Shadow of Mordor roundtable with Joystiq on Google and Twitch

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has, like its Gondorian ranger hero, been quietly sneaking around the outskirts of the video game world for the past year. Studying weaknesses. Plotting routes of destruction. Revealing itself only when it's far too late to resist its vicious attacks! As...

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Joystiq Streams: October's first horror stream is D4 for Xbox One

October is here, dear friends. The long toiling wait of summer heat and madness has ended, and now is our opportunity to sit in the dark, willfully scaring the ever-loving crap out of ourselves. That's the Halloween way! While survival horror big guns like Alien: Isolation and The Evil Within...

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Joystiq Streams: Casting a fiery eye on Shadow of Mordor

JOY-STIQ! JOY-STIQ! JOY-STIQ! STREEEEAAAAAMMMMMMMMS! One day, when we're all War Chiefs in Sauron's army of Uruks, that's what they'll chant. From high and low, they'll call our names out, afraid of our endless wrath and prowess in battle! Then again, it seems like being an Uruk is hard...

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Joystiq Streams: An early drive with Forza Horizon 2

Forza Motorsport always wore its deep love of (and lust for) cars right on its sleeve. Forza's races were enamored with driving as a reflection of the vehicle's capabilities and how a driver worked in concert with it. There wasn't any room left in those games for a love of driving on the open...

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Joystiq Streams: Minimum with Human Head and Steam code giveaway

Human Head Studios had a turbulent decade. The Wisconsin-based developer kicked off the HD console generation in 2006 by finishing Prey, a first-person shooter with some interesting ideas about portals released well before cake memes took over the web. After Prey's success, Human Head turned...

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Joystiq Streams: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! with Gearbox [Update: It's over]

Moons haven't gotten so much love as they have by video games in the past month since Buzz Aldrin landed on one in 1969. Link pulls one down to smash up dragons in Hyrule Warriors, and the good Guardians playing Destiny have spent an inordinate amount of time blowing up Wizards from around the...

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Joystiq Streams: Hey, Hyrule Warriors! Come out to plaayyayy

*Clink* *Clink* *Clink* Joystiq Streams is playing Hyrule Warriors live at 4:00PM EST on Joystiq.com/Twitch. CAN YOU DIG IT?! Yes, it's going to be a non-stop cavalcade of Link, Impa, and Midna action. We'll slice up some Moblins and than a bunch of Gorons, just to put the Wii U through...

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Joystiq Streams: When a Canadian coaches a scrub in NHL 15

The Rangers versus Kings Stanley Cup final this past June was one of the most watched Stanley Cup finals in a generation. NBC reported it had about 5 million viewers total. To put that in perspective, the Super Bowl snagged 111.5 million viewers in February. Who cares, though! So the NHL...

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