The Joystiq Show - Gamescom 2011 Day 0

Gamescom is just officially kicking off, but there has already been a cavalcade of news. As usual, the big press conferences took place before the actual convention festivities began, and Alexander and Ben were on site to deliver the news to your eyes. And now they're here to deliver it to your ears.

In this late-night conversation, Ben and Alexander are joined by Jonathan Blow, designer of Braid and The Witness.

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Hosts: Alexander Sliwinski (@xandersliwinski), Ben Gilbert (@BigBossBGilbert)
Guest: Jonathan Blow (
Producer: Jonathan Downin (@jonathandownin - Game Thing Daily)
Music: "Bust This Bust That" by Professor Kliq

See all show links, and stream the show, after the break.


The Witness preview: Peering through the Myst
Sony's Gamescom keynote, (still) live from Germany
PS3 price cut to $250, 320 GB model goes to $300 [update]
Resistance: Burning Skies set to engulf PlayStation Vita
PlayStation Vita gets social with Facebook, Twitter, Skype, and Foursquare apps
Infamous 2: Festival of Blood gets Truly Bloody this October [update: trailer!]
How to promote Battlefield 3 at Gamescom: bring a jet
SSX to feature 100,000 player events, pre-order bonuses announced
Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor uses Xbox 360 controller and Kinect simultaneously
Five games in development at Epic Games, none from the Gears of War franchise
Brink dev says launch was rough, game found success on PC

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