Ah, 2012, don't you feel fresh? The Joystiq Show returns to its regularly scheduled programming, and this week it's back to a classic formula. Richard, JC, Alexander, and Ben hit the big stories of the week including the SOPA/PIPA roller coaster. A few games also get their time in the sun -- well, maybe in Amy's case "in the sun" doesn't quite work, but Puzzlejuice is pretty good!

The second part of the show features the New Kids on the Block(TM). Richard chats with Jess, Jordan, and Steven about their roles at Joystiq, and makes them justify why they are here. HR has been notified.

Part 1 (1:27) - News
Part 2 (58:26) - New editor check-in

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Host: Richard Mitchell (@SenseiRAM)
Producer: Jonathan Downin (@jonathandownin - Game Thing Daily)
Production Coordinator: Richard Mitchell
Music: Trash80 and Broke for Free

View the full guest list, news topics, and stream the show after the break.


Host
Richard Mitchell - Reviews Editor

News (hosts):
Richard Mitchell - Reviews Editor
JC Fletcher - Managing Editor
Alexander Sliwinski - News Editor
Ben Gilbert - Senior Reporter

News:
Resident Evil 6 announced by Capcom, arriving November 20 on 360/PS3 with PC version later
Max Payne 3 delayed until May, Take-Two to report a net loss for year
Microsoft adjusts reported Live ID security concern
THQ denies rumors about cancellation of its 2014 lineup
We're not 'blacking out' today (but we still don't like SOPA)
PIPA on hold in light of 'legitimate issues raised by many,' says Senate majority leader Harry Reid [update]

New editor check-in
Richard Mitchell - Reviews Editor
Jess Conditt - Contributing Editor
Jordan Mallory - Contributing Editor
Steven Wong - Games Editor

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