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Quick take on Sony's Gamescom 2014 press conference

Joystiq's Ludwig Kietzmann and Sinan Kubba reflect on Sony's Gamescom 2014 press event held today in Cologne, Germany. The event featured new game announcements from Rayman creator Michel Ancel (Wild) and Heavenly Sword developer Ninja Theory (Hellblade) among many other bits of news covered in...

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Quick take on Microsoft's Gamescom 2014 press conference

Joystiq's Jess Conditt and Sinan Kubba react to the news from Microsoft's Gamescom 2014 press conference in Cologne, Germany. If you missed the event, get caught up quickly with our recap of the news, then give us your analysis in the comments. Was it a strong showing or was there something you...

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PAX East 2014 panels bring you joy(stiq)

If you're one of the few that managed to pick up tickets to PAX East 2014 in the narrow window they were available, then your schedule of events is now available to view. The Joystiq staff will be at PAX East this year in full force, and they're even headlining the event's list of fascinating...

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In which I manage to stop editing

Attentive byline watchers may have noticed my name appearing a lot less frequently. Non-byline watchers: hi, I'm JC, and I'm managing editor of this site. Or I was, until very recently. I've stepped down from my full-time position to devote myself to the completely different challenge of...

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Twitch introduces ad-free Turbo subscription service

Popular video streaming site Twitch has announced a new service called Twitch Turbo. For $8.99 a month you can turn off all the ads on the site, get priority customer support, and unlock a special badge, chat colors, and custom emoticons that only Twitch Turbo subscribers can use. Twitch also...

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Watch a live stream of Joystiq's PAX panel with Erik Wolpaw, Tim Schafer, Kotaku [Update: It's over!]

Joystiq's Ben Gilbert is sitting down with Valve's Erik Wolpaw (writer on the Portal series), Double Fine's Tim Schafer (company president and fundraising maven) and Kotaku's Jason Shreier at PAX Prime today, to talk "Plot vs. Play." This ragtag group will dissect the importance of narrative over...

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Rolling Deep: Joystiq's E3 2012 Gear

Much like an elite squad of soldiers, the Joystiq staff is prepared to be dropped into any number of nightmare scenarios. E3 2012 is the team's latest trial and the staff has their "Go" and/or "Bug Out" bags at the ready to cover the event with speed, accuracy, and precision. E3 2012 kicks off...

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Things change, people change, hairstyles change, interest rates fluctuate

I'm sure I'll be able to shake this optimism one day. It's difficult to detach yourself from an enthusiastic outlook when you've spent six years of your life in a professional possibility that didn't exist two decades ago. It takes every modern circumstance gestating and growing in parallel just...

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Bear witness to Cory Schmitz's Joystiq T-shirt design

Yesterday we showed off our prize-winning design by Mr. Josh Smith, which we're sure you're still reeling from. We hope, however, that you haven't completely stuffed your eyeballs because they'll want to feast on the design we're about to show you from our buddy, Cory Schmitz. Not only does it...

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Reminder: Design a Joystiq T-shirt and win a console with games!

We're sure you're already feverishly working on your T-shirt designs for Joystiq; we just wanted to remind you that you've only got until Sunday to submit yours. One winner is going to get their T-shirt made by Joystiq and get a console of their choice with five randomly selected games, so get to...

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