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When is a game not really a game? When it's a Trojan horse for new music from Skrillex. Play the seemingly humdrum shooter Alien Ride on Android or iOS and you'll find that it's actually a preview for the dubstep(-ish) artist's first full album, Recess -- you can listen to the whole LP ahead of it...

March 11th 2014 at 4:58pm 0 Comments
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This fan-made Assassin's Creed video has it all, baby. You want some dubstep? Check. You want some cool dudes jumpin' off of stuff? Double check. You want a complicated, super long epic of deceit and mystery? Oh, well then how about some guys getting stabbed a whole bunch? That's what I thought.

January 12th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Skrillex is a tough sell in the Joystiq staff chat room. We have one ardent, passionate fan, and any suggestion from him that contains "Skrillex" in the URL and is introduced with, "OK, this is pretty great," is treated with extreme skepticism. This time, however, he might be on to something.Skrill...

November 28th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been a long time coming, but Torchlight II is finally here, and you can play a demo version of it completely free. Diablo III fansite Diablofans has been digging around in the test realm patch files to find out how the game's new Uber bosses works and what awesome rewards can be found by fig...

September 24th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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GameChops, an indie chiptune/remix record label founded by DJ Cutman, has released a collection of three electronic dance music EPs based off various titles in the Zelda franchise, such as A Link to the Past and Skyward Sword. The Triforce of Bass features three five-track collections of tunes that...

August 11th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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When your game involves giant robots with massive rockets, lasers and high-tech HUDs, you don't need epic rock music drowning out the sound of metallic hellfire and thundering footsteps, as MechWarrior Online demonstrates with the above teaser trailer.You also don't need dubstep, but that's only b...

May 13th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Fans of Tad Williams' cyberpunk series Otherland, rejoice. The MMO adaptation of the series, which is being published by gamigo AG, has received a brand-new trailer showcasing many of the varied worlds you can visit on Otherland's Net. The trailer takes players on a tour of many of the game's i...

February 27th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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I hear there's this dubstep music all the kids are into nowadays. Being an old man of questionable taste, I phoned some of the local teenagers for a primer. Their advice was to "listen for the drop." I kept listening for the drop, but I couldn't really hear it. Nonetheless, WoPairs created WoW M...

February 3rd 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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This summer's lackluster Incarna expansion and the ensuing microtransaction drama took a massive toll on EVE Online's player community and development staff. Players were quitting in droves, and CCP eventually had to lay off 20% of its staff worldwide. Two years of half-implemented expansions, br...

December 4th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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This week, League of Legends revealed major upcoming changes to its mastery trees for competitive season two, which are due to go live with the Fizz patch ahead of upcoming tournaments. Heroes of Newerth continues its support of the game's competitive scene with the HoNWars League, which is open...

November 14th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments