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Fifth annual Child's Play charity drive begins

Child's Play organizers have announced that the annual charity drive is now underway. The drive was first launched some five years ago by Penny Arcade masterminds Gabe and Tycho as a fundraiser for the Seattle Children's Hospital, and has since grown to become a global hub of good will for those in...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup: E3 checklist edition [update]

With E3 next week, the Joystiq crew has been frantically searching for all of our essential items for the conference. We've scoured Flickr to see dozens of images of people throwing their packing lists (image not our list; via Tengaport), and we've compiled what we think is the quintessential list...

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Readers pick best webcomic: Undisputed Champion

Most of you got the joke. Obviously, some of the commenters were a bit clueless, but 2P Start's satire Undisputed Champion took top honors as the most popular webcomic of the week. For those of you who did not click on the "for context" link and were left in the dark: last week, 2P Start...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup: 'Penny Arcade did it!' edition

Did you know that every game-related webcomic is just a knock-off of Penny Arcade? Most of our commenters have, at some point, figured it out and/or cried "PA did it!" as loud as they can with Lucida Grande font. Steve Napierski of Dueling Analogs figured it out, and explains the gospel in his...

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Penny Arcade Expo exhibitor list unleashed

The exhibitor list for this year's Penny Arcade Expo has been made, checked twice, and finalized. While the past exhibitors are all still present (including favorites Pink Godzilla), the major publishers have signed up en masse. Joining Nintendo and Microsoft this year on the super-sized list of...

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Readers pick best webcomic: nightmares

It looks like ze secret formula has once again worked, as Scott Johnson's Extra Life strip claimed the top spot for best webcomic of the week. Coming in second place was Dueling Analogs, while the frisky VG Cats take third. As always, thanks to everyone who voted and be sure to let us know of any...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup: winning formula edition

Originally, we planned on making this an "awkward moments" edition, whereby we find M-rated game screens with suggestively AO moments (e.g. Bowser belly-flopping / dry-humping in Smash Bros. Melee). However, 2P Start has unwittingly discovered the formula for success in the Weekly Webcomic Wrapup....

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Readers pick best webcomic: Pac-Man secrets

Sure, Extra Life's Scott Johnson often uses Pac-Man and Mario for a topic, but the sheer combination, cleverness, and timing with the new Championship Edition give him the edge for game-related webcomic of the week. Coming in second place is Dueling Analogs and third place goes to Penny Arcade. A...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup: criminal comic edition

The Irredeemable Ant-Man (issue #9) returns home to find an older gentleman has broken into his house. What does he want? A partner to play Nintendo Wii with, of course ... Marvel Comics has gone off the deep end. Here are our picks for the week's best game-related webcomics, be sure to vote for...

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Readers pick best webcomic: extra baggage

It's the picture that sells it, really, and presentation can be just as important in a webcomic as content. Despite the usual, numerous objections in the comment section, Scott Ramsoomair's VG Cats strip took the top spot as the week's best webcomic. Coming in second place was the second Penny...

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