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The Joystiq Free Game Club: The Several Journeys of Reemus 2

Wow, what a milestone. After, like, eight months of doing the Joystiq Free Game Club, we finally have a sequel to a game we've previously featured. Wow, it looks like one semi-regular feature is all grown up. Ladies and gentlemen, please, give a big hand to our guest of honor, The Several Journeys...

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Gish creator's Super Meat Boy splattering onto WiiWare

Edmund McMillen, creator of indie hits like Gish and Independent Games Festival award nominee Coil, has announced an updated remake of one of his deep cuts, co-created with Jon McEntee: the Newgrounds Flash game Meat Boy, a platformer similar to Metanet's N series, but with more persistent blood...

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Joystiq E3 Hands-on: Castle Crashers

Thanks to the dedicated blogging of the folks at Behemoth, we pretty much knew everything there was to know about Castle Crashers coming into E3 -- it's the followup to Alien Hominid, a game that started out on Newgrounds, and ended up on the XBLA. It's got tons of playable characters, lots of...

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Castle Crashing "The Beard"

We thought gamers got excited for upcoming releases, but it seems that designers go crazy waiting for their game to go gold as well. Tom Fulp, lead designer at The Behemoth, has refused to shave his beard until his team's upcoming XBLA title, Castle Crashers, is released. That's the old news, the...

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Play some Paper Mario in Flash

What would Paper Mario be like if it had been made by a 13-year-old from Holland in a span of five months? That's not a rhetorical question; it would be like this Flash game. Lesjuh's Paper Mario World uses similar visuals to those in the Paper Mario series, but as of now it only contains one...

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Animated spoof of Brawl invokes the spirit of Robot Chicken, only with Flash

Before you go clicking on any links, we want to warn you that the following flash is NSFW in many ways. Now that we're clear, we thought you might enjoy this (again, NSFW) jumble of short flash skits available at Newgrounds, based on the upcoming (and highly anticipated) Super Smash Bros. Brawl....

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Wii Warm Up: Flash in the pan

Thanks to the Wii's internet browser, we can already enjoy plenty of flash-based games for the Wii. New flash games come out every day, and while most are simplistic and lacking in depth, some shine like diamonds in the rough. Tell ya what. Why don't you recommend a flash-based title that you'd...

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The Political Game: Can you create a gaming city?

Each week Dennis McCauley contributes The Political Game, a column on the collision of politics and video games: At the vgXpo in Philly last weekend I was asked to serve on a panel discussing how to make Philadelphia into a video game Mecca. Tough question. Among life's imponderables, that's right...

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Light-hearted post of the day: Phoenix Wrong

We've been saving these for awhile, for that rainy day (hey, it's raining somewhere) in front of your computer. Here at the Fanboy offices, you either love Phoenix Wright or you lie face down in a pool of your own blood and lower intestines. And because we'd like to extend that tender love to all...

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