Today in Joystiq: November 2, 2007

One intrepid reader, Nicholas, decided to take a skewed approach to making a ghost house this year. Namely, decorating their house to recreate a Super Mario World ghost house, complete with the proper theme music blaring around the house. He, his wife and his daughter dressed up as Mario, Luigi and Toad, respectively. More pictures can be found at their photo gallery (update: fixed link); check out the highlights for today:

DS Fanboy Lite: Oct. 27 - Nov. 2
Joystiq Podcast 023 - Swing action edition
Joystiq presents: Massively
The Political Game: Manhunt 2, the gift that keeps on giving

Nintendo reveals TV guide service for Wii
Drakensang website opens eye
EA: Rock Band may face shortages through year's end
Joystiq Podcast 023 - Swing action edition
Wii and PS3 sales gap shrinking in Japan
Manhunt 2 credits neglect Vienna team
Turok goes dino hunting on PC
PSN gets new demos, Twisted Metal 2 in update
Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball confirmed for XBLA
Eternal Sonata on PS3: More characters, more story
America's Army: True Soldiers demo now on Xbox Live
Assassin's Creed nabs 37/40 from Famitsu
Undertow dives into XBLA Nov. 21
Warhawk 1.1 patch ready for download
ESRB issues statement about Manhunt 2 hacks and controversy
Midway expects no more PS3 delays in 2008
Metareview: Guitar Hero III (Xbox 360, PS2, PS3, Wii)
Blacksite: Area 51 goes gold, releases Nov. 12

Rumors & Speculation
Rumor: A new PS2 in '08 for $99
Elder Scrolls going online? Maybe
Analyst: EA financial troubles are only beginning

Culture & Community
Health insurance + video games = "medutainment"?
Fifth annual Child's Play charity drive begins
Crysis commercial keeps it simple

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