The Joystiq Weekend: April 5 - 6, 2008

A Liquid Snake action figure is the perfect reminder that we haven't filled our quota this month of linking to Metal Gear Awesome (Image Credit). Check out the highlights for today:

Japanese hardware sales, March 24 - March 30: The Omega Man Memorial edition
Joystiq hands-on: Baja (360/PS3)
Joystiq impressions: Lock's Quest (DS)
Joystiq hands-on: Deadly Creatures (Wii)
Joystiq impressions: Battle of the Bands (Wii)
Joystiq hands-on: Myst (DS)
Reminder: Win the Call of Duty 4 'Variety Map Pack'
PS Fanboy Week in Review: 3/31 - 4/6
Weekly Webcomic Wrapup has vivid dreams

The sun rises on a Dawn of War II trailer
Nyko ships PS3 Rock Band/GH III compatible guitar
Kid-focused Gran Turismo for Boys could become GT5 feature
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed gets multiplatform exclusives
GTA IV 'better than all the hype suggests' according to first person to complete the game
Rooster Teeth reveals new series: Reconstruction
Stephen King speaks out against violent video game bill
Flash game most likely to become internet meme phenomenon: YHTBTR
The Bourne Conspiracy 'Takedown Trailer' demonstrates groin punching engine

Rumors & Speculation
Pachter: EA could delay GTA IV's April 29 release

Culture & Community
Viva Piñata proposer tying the knot today with game-themed cake
Quake 3 Arena ported to iPhone/iPod Touch
One million signatures to end Uwe Boll's directing career

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