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Team Joystiq is barging into 2014 with a celebration of last year's best games. Keep reading throughout the week to see our assembly of ingenious indies and triple-A triumphs. If you could bring yourself to describe and spoil them, it would be much easier to write about the marvelous moments that...

January 1st 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The Stanley Parable is now available on Mac OSX 10.8 and higher. Writer Davey Wreden tells Joystiq that support for earlier versions of Mac OSX is planned through an upcoming patch. The game is currently 40% off, down to $9, in the Steam Holiday Sale right now. A free demo for The Stanley Parable,...

December 19th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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There is a PSA video called "Choice" within The Stanley Parable that some players are finding very offensive. Within the video, slides show a white man interacting with an impoverished black child from a third-world country. In one slide, he's giving the child a cigarette; another shows him settin...

October 25th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Since launching on Thursday, The Stanley Parable has sold more than 100,000 copies, much to the happy surprise of its developer, Galactic Cafe. Though the quality of the game undoubtedly had at least something to do with its success, so did a clever combination of free Stanley stuff. In a postmort...

October 21st 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The Stanley Parable centers around Stanley, employee #427 in a non-descript office building. Stanley, whose chief job is to press buttons on a keyboard when prompted, one day finds all of his coworkers have disappeared. Believing he has missed a memo, Stanley leaves his office and heads to the conf...

October 18th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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A demo version of Davey Wreden's first-person interactive short story The Stanley Parable is out now on Steam ahead of the full version's scheduled launch on October 17. Built on a Half-Life 2 mod project from 2011, The Stanley Parable is a brief, narrated experience that reflects on player choice...

October 10th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Following up on a successful showing at PAX Prime, indie developer Davey Wreden announced that his interactive short story The Stanley Parable will launch for Windows and Mac via Steam in October. Originally released as a Half-Life 2 mod in 2011, The Stanley Parable has since been reworked and exp...

September 9th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments