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Barely Related: Mythbusters break up, Spider-Woman cover

Home again, home again – and then off to PAX Prime next week. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and...

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Wayward Manor review: More like Wayward Meh-nor

"Youth is no excuse for bad taste," the crotchety old house in Wayward Manor says as it watches a pair of gluttonous children chow down on sugary snacks within its creaking walls. If youth doesn't excuse poor taste, then certainly there's no excuse for Wayward Manor's bland appeal, not when it...

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Neil Gaiman's ghostly adventure Wayward Manor debuts in July

Developer The Odd Gentlemen have announced plans to launch Wayward Manor on July 15, 2014. Wayward Manor would be notable on its own, as the game's premise casts players as a ghost attempting to solve the mystery of his own death by scaring the current, living inhabitants of the old Victorian...

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Sneak a peek at Neil Gaiman's Wayward Manor

Wayward Manor is a spooky adventure game written by best-selling author Neil Gaiman, with art by Eiser Award-winning artist Chuck BB and developed by PB Winterbottom's The Odd Gentlemen. If anyone needs more reason to be excited about this project, see the teaser above. If anyone is still on...

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Neil Gaiman enters gaming space with 'Wayward Manor'

Wayward Manor is the first game from acclaimed author Neil Gaiman, whose resume includes classics such as American Gods, The Sandman and Coraline, in addition to a myriad of other dark, whimsical sundries. Expected in the fall of this year on PC, Mac and "tablets," the game is being produced in...

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Neil Gaiman's Coraline travels to the DS

We know getting our hopes up about a "book turned movie turned video game" always ends disastrously, but this time we really can't help ourselves. Perhaps it's because the software in question is inspired by one of our favorite writers, Neil Gaiman (the genius behind Neverwhere and The Sandman, to...

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D3 to release Shaun the Sheep this Fall, Coraline in early 09

D3Publisher has announced that it has acquired the rights to make games based on stop-motion animations Coraline and Shaun the Sheep (via Gamasutra). The former, Coraline, is a film adaptation of a Neil Gaiman book directed by Henry Sellick (The Nightmare Before Christmas). The adventure game is...

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