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Stiq Figures, June 23 - 29: Never want to leave this world edition

Crafting enticing fantasy content is tough. Plenty of games struggle just with developing an enjoyable protagonist, let alone an entertaining cast and an involving reason to see the journey's end. All of that imagination ultimately constructs a game's universe, an accumulative representation of a...

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Stiq Figures, June 16 - 22: I miss action sports games edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Between serious simulators and strap-on-your-face VR devices, video games can mimic real-world experiences pretty well. Still, it's great to have options, you know? Not everything needs to be an...

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Stiq Figures, June 9 - 15: Compelling minigames edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Buying a game is usually all about the front-and-center content, but sometimes what's meant to be a side attraction kind of steals the show. It's weird how a well-crafted minigame can steal attention away...

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Stiq Figures, June 2 - 8: Up all night edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Things are nearly back to normal after E3 2014, including our sleep schedules. It's been a while since we've endured the 3:30 a.m. haze, teetering from side to side, keeping our brains awake with cold...

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Stiq Figures, May 26 - June 1: Awful E3 moments edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. We wound ourselves up over dream E3 reveals last week, but we haven't reminisced about the uh, high points of prior E3s yet. It's rare that a sales pitch isn't cringeworthy, especially when it's...

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Stiq Figures, May 19 - 25: E3 wish list edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. We're drawing closer to the biggest gaming convention of the year, and judging by the recent frequency of leaks, it feels safe to assume a few more surprises will be ruined before E3 actually kicks off....

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Stiq Figures, May 12 - 18: Using social features in games edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. It's certainly not a secret, but our consoles are increasingly becoming more than just video game machines. Support for streaming apps is as expected as wireless controllers at this point, and features...

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Stiq Figures, May 5 - 11: Developers that get you edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Lots of people like video games, and whenever a hobby grows to the size of something like the gaming industry, there's a lot of unique tastes to cater to. It's probably true that the only way to get your...

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Stiq Figures, April 28 - May 4: Genre starting points edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Gaming genres are a nice tool when you're looking for a particular style of game, but playing it too safe can get stale and cheat you out of experiences you'd never expect to enjoy. Yes, there's the risk...

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Stiq Figures, April 21 - 27: Games ruined by lost saves edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Video games are great and all, but it's amazing how many hours some of them can drain from your life. It isn't tough to get interested in a well-developed alternate universe that desperately needs a hero...

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