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DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue's virtuous thongs: explained!

When DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue was first introduced, we were baffled by the mysterious origin of the game's various undergarments of legend. Now that we know where they're from -- thanks to this latest trailer, care of PAX -- well, we're just as baffled. Head past the break and see for yourself....

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'We bought Duke Nukem.' Franchise rights transferred from 3D Realms to Gearbox

Just two days after revealing its stewardship of the Duke Nukem Forever title at PAX, Gearbox Software just revealed that it has actually purchased the Duke Nukem brand. Gearbox president Randy Pitchford told an audience at PAX this afternoon that they're not just making sure Duke Nukem Forever...

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Free Borderlands update will raise level cap, rebalance main game

We've got bad news and good news. First, the bad news: The new Borderlands DLC pack – that's Claptrap's New Robot Revolution – won't include the two most requested features. Those would be a new level cap and a rebalancing of the main game to accomodate the new level cap. And neither of...

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Sonic Colors preview: Wisp you were here

We can all agree that Sonic Unleashed had some pretty deep lows -- specifically, the Werehog. But the daytime segments in the game showed promise; almost a return to form. These areas of the game, for the unaware, combined Sonic Adventure-like 3D free-running elements alongside more classical, 2D...

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Bit.Trip Beat DLC on iPhone/iPad will be Bit.Trip Void tracks

You know how we told you about DLC for the iPhone and iPad versions of Bit.Trip Beat a few days back? During an appointment with developer Gaijin Games here at PAX, CEO and designer Alex Neuse confirmed the exact nature of the DLC tracks: they're Bit.Trip Void songs! He informed Joystiq that the...

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Swarm preview: strength in numbers

Hothead revealed Swarm for the first time back at E3. Then, we didn't know much about the game -- it's actually still in pre-Alpha, despite a launch window of "early 2011." We were given a demo of the game at PAX and finally came to understand what we were dealing with. It's hard to see the game...

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Portal 2's PAX co-op gameplay footage introduces robot hugs

Just because you aren't at PAX Prime this weekend doesn't mean you can't experience at least some of the joys and wonders that the show floor has to offer. For instance, the 10 straight minutes of Portal 2 co-op gameplay that we've dropped after the break, courtesy of GameTrailers -- hearing the...

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Halo: Combat Evolved and the battle for boats

During development of the original Halo: Combat Evolved, Bungie actually created a working boat. One map in particular was discussed during today's Bungie panel at PAX 2010 -- an area with several islands where the player would have to navigate from one to the other via watercraft. Bungie showed...

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Outland preview: When shmups grow legs

If you need proof that the upswing of independent game development is having an impact on more mainstream devs, look no further than Outland, the upcoming XBLA and PSN release just revealed by Ubisoft during PAX 2010. Just tell me this doesn't seem like one of those way-out-there ideas, the...

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Joystiq Podcast PAX Prime 2010 #2

New on this episode of the Joystiq Podcast: Duke Nukem Forever is fully coming out. Also new? GSM static at the beginning. Sorry about that, by the way. Also, some chat about Outland and some dudes flop on beanbags. Get the podcast: [iTunes] Subscribe to the Joystiq Podcast in iTunes [Zune]...

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