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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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Stiq Figures, April 14 - 20: This game is great and no one knows it edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Some games achieve a certain clout near their release, a status that results in everyone just knowing about them. It was rare to have to introduce people to Mario Kart 64, Crash Bandicoot or Halo - word...

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Stiq Figures, April 7 - 13: Best opening numbers edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. If you're going to send me on a 30-plus hour adventure, you've gotta sell me on the time investment first. Creating an opening that compels players to press on is a challenge every development team...

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Stiq Figures, March 31 - April 6: Do we want more remakes edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Remakes can be a great excuse to revisit classic games, or they can serve as a second chance for people that missed out on the project's original release. There are plenty of recent ports that will help...

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Stiq Figures, March 24 - 30: Pinball wizard edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Okay, so I'm a pinball enthusiast, not a wizard. I've always loved trying out new pinball tables whenever I come across them, but before I outgrew allowances, my quarters usually landed in The Simpsons,...

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Stiq Figures, March 17 - 23: User-created content edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Game developers can make some pretty great content, as evidenced by the games we've collectively been glued to over the past few decades. It makes sense, too - they've got the knowledge, the tool set and...

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