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Surprise! It's Friday! Now let's get down to some geeky business. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gamin...

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October 24, 2014 at 9:30PM
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As long as you don't have a hankering for The Walking Dead, pretty much every other Telltale Games series is available now on the App Store for 99 cents an episode. That includes all of Back to the Future, Tales of Monkey Island and Jurassic Park. If you're not looking for an adventure game and ...

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The current Humble Weekly Sale spotlights developer Telltale Games in a pay-what-you-want collection featuring multiple episodic adventure games. Bundle buyers will receive all episodes of Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse, Back to the Future: The Game, Hector: Badge of Carnage, and Wallace &...

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Digital distribution chain GOG is making a push to crowd your hard drive this week. If you choose any five from this list, you can get 80% off the entire batch – the highest price for any one game is $5, the lowest being $2. Pid, The Witcher: Enhanced Edition, Legend of Grimrock, Alan Wake, B...

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Is the MMO genre poised to go back to its emergent future? It's very possible, particularly given recent big-budget disappointments. Funcom producer Craig Morrison tackles the subject head-on in a new interview at Gamasutra. Morrison cites system-driven games as the way forward, though he bris...

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Every week, WoW Insider brings you Arcane Brilliance for arcane, fire and frost mages. This week, we're going to jump into the not-so-distant future -- specifically, the day we hit level 87 in Mists of Pandaria. We're going to need 1% of our base mana, some plutonium, and 1.21 gigawatts, and we'r...

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As we inch closer to the biggest commercial showcase NFL game of the year, fans of pigskin ovals can whet their appetites for the big day with NFL Blitz, which brings nostalgic arcade goodness to PSN. Last year's cartoonish, over-the-top XBLA racer TNT Racers also makes its PlayStation debut toda...

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Investing in ostentatious sword-arms is a lot easier today, with Steam chopping 50 percent off the price of Deus Ex: Human Revolution in its Autumn Sale. That lowers it to $24.99, alongside The Missing Link DLC -- also discounted to $7.49. Dead Island receives its own dramatic reversal in pric...

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It appears our timeline has been skewed, as Steam is currently offering the first season of Back to the Future for only $10. It's not clear what caused this temporal shift, though Steam plans to correct it (i.e. the sale will end) this Thursday at 4pm specific. We assume lightning will be invol...

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It's time to go back, Marty: Back to the Back to the Future. That is to say, if you were unsatisfied with how the time-traveling trilogy's adventure game adaptation performed on your iPad, it's time to give them a second shot. An update has launched for all five episodes of the game, improving pe...

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So, you want to buy us a pair of Back to the Future Nikes but can't afford them. While we appreciate the sentiment, our love, frankly, won't buy itself. Luckily, we'd also accept the Back to the Future Deluxe Edition that Telltale's showing off in the video above. This time. This time....

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If your PC or Macintosh gaming rig isn't beefy enough to handle the raw, hardware-hogging power of the Back to the Future adventure games, you haven't been able to indulge in the free first episode Telltale's been offering for some time. As of today, however, you can: We bought you a new computer...

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