ATTENTION: The year 2014 has concluded its temporal self-destruct sequence. If you are among the escapees, please join us in salvaging and preserving the best games from the irradiated chrono-debris.
Dark Souls 2
I've been known to perch on treetops with many a RPG, but even by my standards this...
January 2nd 2015 at 9:00am
Ubisoft announced its financial results for the fiscal quarter ending on June 30, revealing that it has shipped more than 8 million copies of its hacking-themed sandbox action game Watch Dogs to date.
Reporting €360 million (approximately $490 million) in sales for the first quarter of 2014-2...
July 10th 2014 at 12:40pm
Microsoft's Deals with Gold discounts Thief by 40 percent ($35.99) on Xbox One this week. Additionally, both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members can enjoy discounts on Assassin's Creed 4 add-ons on both Xbox One and Xbox 360, getting the game's season pass, Blackbeard's Wrath, Guild of Rogues, Freedo...
July 1st 2014 at 12:30pm
Gorgeous platforming RPG Child of Light is coming to Vita on July 2 in Europe. While there's no word yet from North America, PSN tradition suggests it might hit on July 1. [Update: Sure enough, it's July 1 in North America and digital-only, and the asking price is $15]
In the UK the Vita port cost...
May 20th 2014 at 12:00pm
Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet.
We'll be able to get a social-oriented sci-fi fix in Destin...
May 3rd 2014 at 12:30pm
The difficulty modes in Child of Light will change from "normal" and "hard" to "casual" and "expert" in a coming patch, Writer Jeffrey Yohalem told Joystiq during a livestream.
"In a patch that's coming up, we're changing the names to 'casual' and 'expert,'" Yohalem said. "This has been an issue,...
May 1st 2014 at 7:00pm
Jeffrey Yohalem took a big risk with Child of Light. This passion project, told in verse and presented in soft, painterly tones was crafted by a team whose last gig was Far Cry 3. The grand adventure of an Austrian princess trying to get back to her family is a whole lot different than a hallucin...
May 1st 2014 at 3:53pm
It took me several hours to realize what was troubling me about Child of Light. It's a stunning game, with lovely music, endearing characters and complex combat mechanics - in short, a laundry list of RPG aspects that I adore. And yet something was off. I flew, I slew, searched the landscape throug...
April 28th 2014 at 3:00pm
Ubisoft's upcoming gorgeous RPG Child of Light launches on April 30 for Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. In a new video released by Ubisoft Montreal, the developer allows us to peek behind the curtain and see how the game is progressing. Did we mention it's gorgeous?
April 25th 2014 at 9:00pm
This week's eShop update is a big tease. NES Remix 2? Not out 'til tomorrow. Child of Light? Next week, on April 29. At least you can play Mario Golf: World Tour today - in a demo.
As for what's launching today, there's the last of April's Game Boy Advance games in Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Adva...
April 24th 2014 at 1:30pm
It's not often we see a video game trailer best described as "enchanting," but if you can come up with a better descriptor for this Child of Light footage without resorting to made up adjectives and giddy swears, we'd like to hear it.
April 14th 2014 at 5:30pm
Have you seen Child of Light
Ubisoft's platforming RPG?
It's coming on April 30
For consoles and PC.
If you hadn't already guessed
The whole story's told in rhyme
Luckily Ubisoft has better poets
Than Joystiq does. Check out our preview.
April 11th 2014 at 9:00am