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This week, enjoy the good things, if you can. 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 gaming news. Think of this...

December 5th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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It's the end of an era, folks: Twitpic, one of the first sites that let users upload and share photos to Twitter, will go dark on September 25. Unlike other shuttered startups though, Twitpic hasn't run out of cash or been pushed out of the spotlight by fierce competitors. No, its demise is all th...

September 4th 2014 at 6:48pm 0 Comments
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Enjoy that Deadpool footage that leaked earlier this week? Well, that's not the only appearance The Merc With A Mouth made at San Diego Comic-Con. The Marvel Games panel revealed that our dear red friend will also be making an appearance in Marvel Puzzle Quest, the match-three battle game on iOS,...

August 2nd 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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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 gaming news. Think of this as your casual weekly recap of interesting (and...

August 1st 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Even the fourth wall isn't safe anymore in Zen Studio's upcoming pinball table featuring Deadpool, Marvel's Merc with a Mouth who was portrayed by Ryan Reynolds in one of his finest superhero roles. In the Zen Pinball 2 table available next week, Deadpool's manic highs and emotion-mining lows wi...

June 18th 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Activision began the new year by removing several Marvel-licensed games from digital storefronts, including the six-months-young Deadpool. The departed Marvel assortment includes Spider-Man games Edge of Time, Shattered Dimensions, Friend or Foe, and Web of Shadows, as well as X-Men entries Destiny...

January 2nd 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Activision is in the publisher sale spotlight on Xbox Live, with select games and add-ons receiving discounts up to half off. Deadpool is down to $40 on Games on Demand, while Prototype has been bumped down to $10. Entries in the Spider-Man series are all on sale, as are select X-Men and Transform...

October 4th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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This weekend's frugalfest on Steam is quite tempting. Tomb Raider is down to $12.49 for the standard edition and $14.49 for the Survival edition, which includes select DLC such as ten ditties from the soundtrack, a digital comic, a map, a digital mini art book, an in-game "Guerrilla Skin" outfit fo...

September 12th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Select PS3, PC and Xbox 360 games are being highlighted in a new promotion at Best Buy, games which run the gamut from new to not-so-new: Skyrim Legendary Edition, Black Ops 2, Tomb Raider, Deadpool, Far Cry 3 and Dead Island Riptide are all featured here. The source link below has the full list o...

July 8th 2013 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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If you purchased Deadpool from the North American PlayStation Network, it's possible that you paid too much and will soon be receiving a refund from ol' Aunt Sony. The game, originally listed for $60, should in truth have cost $50. Affected customers will soon receive an XMB notification informing...

June 27th 2013 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Due to this week's PSN maintenance, the weekly content dump is a bit off schedule but no less lacking in goods. Headlining this week's offerings is the PSN launch of Deadpool, High Moon Studios' take on the merc with a mouth. Hotline Miami, a cross-buy game for both PS3 and PS Vita, also makes its...

June 26th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments