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The Phantom Pain speculation round-up: Metal Gear?!

The biggest surprise to come from last night's Spike TV Video Game Awards was undoubtedly the announcement of The Phantom Pain, a seemingly new IP from a completely unknown Swedish development house called Moby Dick Studio. The debut trailer showed a hospital under attack from an ominously obscured...

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Slim Pickings: The story of the fabled PS3 Slim (so far)

Judging by the hundreds of reader-submitted tips we've received in August pointing to "totally conclusive evidence" of the existence of a slimmer, sexier version of Sony's home console, we think it's safe to say that PS3 Slim pontification has reached a fever pitch. As video game news conduits,...

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The best of WoW.com: July 14-21, 2009

Joystiq's sister site WoW.com covers every corner of Azeroth, the virtual world that holds the World of Warcraft. Here's a look at ten of our most popular stories from the last week. News New Halloween masks point to a playable race? Do new masks found in the game files point to Worgen and...

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Microsoft files trademark for '343 Industries'

Here we are, all ready to write up a post speculating on the recent trademark filing by Microsoft of "343 Industries," when we make the mistake of delving into the Halopedia. Sure, we knew that 343 Guilty Spark was a character in the Halo franchise, but did you know that voice actor Tim Dabado...

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The best of WoW.com: May 19-26, 2009

Just in case you haven't heard, things are hopping over at Joystiq's sister site WoW.com (formerly WoW Insider). Not only are we continuing to post the most constant and in-depth news and views about the biggest game in the world (though not the best selling -- maybe we'll have to start a Wii...

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Speculation: Pokemon Gold and Silver remakes to be announced Sunday

This past Friday, it was announced that Japan's Pokémon Sunday variety show would be making a world exclusive announcement on May 10, leading many to believe the reveal of a new monster-catchin' title was imminent. Speculation on the nature of this new title was set aflame by the image you...

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Impress Watch: Sony contemplating upgraded Cell for PlayStation 4

Sure, it's been only 690 days since the PlayStation 3 officially launched, but it's never too early to for discussion on the next next-gen consoles. According to reputable Impress Watch technology writer Hiroshige Goto (via IGN), Sony is looking into using an upgraded version of the Cell processor...

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Analyst: Next Nintendo console 'may' release before competition

Wii 2? Click for further Wii mockup lulz. And statements don't get much vaguer than that, do they? Lazard Capital Markets analyst Colin Sebastian has published an investor note concerning the next round of consoles, full of words such as "may" and "could." According to Sebastian, new hardware...

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Pachter: DS successor could be introduced this year

Wedbush Morgan's infamous fortune teller Michael Pachter is at it again, this time predicting that a successor to Nintendo's money-printing DS could arrive as early as this year (via Edge Online). In investor notes, Pachter said, "DS sales are solid worldwide, but are weak in Japan, leading us to...

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Rumor: Turbine to bring Dungeons & Dragons Online to consoles...maybe

It's time to fire up the speculation engine boys and girls, as a pair of developments at Lord of the Rings Online developer Turbine indicate that MMO studio may have aspirations to bring Dungeons & Dragons Online to the living room. The Westwood-based company has posted a job opening for a...

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