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I've used my time with Stiq Figures to ask you about your favorite specific elements, moments and quirks from video games, and reading your responses has become to feel like a weekly check-in with a bunch of gaming-oriented friends. With this being the final edition of Stiq Figures however, it's ti...

February 2nd 2015 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Joystiq writes about gaming-themed figurines, apparel and trinket-stuffed special editions fairly often, but there are scores of referential collectibles out there that never reach our front page. It can...

January 19th 2015 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Yes, I'm still stuck on the real-life Pac-Man maze that Budweiser built for a Super Bowl commercial. Running through replicas of gaming stages and scenarios was really more of a backburner-tier childhood...

January 12th 2015 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Now that we can count the remaining days of 2014 on one hand, you might hear an awful lot about New Year's resolutions over the coming days. Whether it's a completely new goal or something you committed t...

December 29th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. A lot can happen in a year. Social media behemoths can snatch up rising tech companies, unlikely returns can happen simply because a CEO says so, and new, strong genre frontrunners can seemingly come out...

December 22nd 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Our to-play lists may still be a little bloated from this year's offerings, but this weekend's PlayStation Experience (and past Gamescom and E3 presentations) proved there's no shortage of games planned t...

December 8th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Many directors have tried to convert video games into movies or TV series, and many more will probably try to do the same. Regardless of whether our ideas hold any merit, it's fun to think of what we wou...

December 1st 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Modern gaming is seemingly more about online play with each month, and though that apparently means we'll see plenty of rocky launches, it doesn't seem like a design convention that's going to change anyt...

November 24th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Game series that nail a play style several times over tend to earn a long-standing fondness from their admirers. Fresh debuts and experiences are important, but having a gaming equivalent of reliable co...

November 17th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Too-serious protagonists surrounded by stoic fighters have a time and place, but slogging through stern-faced casts can make everything seem a bit dull. For a medium thriving on fantasy worlds, the capacity for goofiness can feel pretty neglected at times. In a way, that makes the outlandish except...

November 10th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Assuming you've bought one at all, you've had a fair amount of time to settle in with your preferred modern console by now. Whether it was cool games, the prospect of cool games or some other features t...

November 3rd 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Halloween is days away, making it the perfect time to settle in for a couple scares from your favorite interactive medium. Sometimes the horrors faced are a little more than you anticipated though, and wh...

October 27th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments