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Last week Square Enix's mystery title was outed as Crystal Conquest, a Flash-based action title for Japanese consumption, set to launch this summer. Details are now sidling out, as noted by 4gamer and translated by Andriasang:Crystal Conquest is a side-scroller with characters shifting between two...

April 3rd 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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World of WarCrafts spotlights art and creativity by WoW players, including fan art, cooking, comics, cosplay, music, fan fiction and more. Sample the whole spectrum on our Arts and Crafts in WoW page. Longtime readers may remember Murloc RPG, a game we featured way back in 2006. The game rec...

October 13th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The problem with trading card games is that you have to have friends around to play them -- and, a lot of times, that means you actually have to leave the house. In a video game, roaming the world in search of Pokémon may be relatively safe, but out in the real world, there are certain dange...

February 15th 2011 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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We're not about to suggest that you play the new "NES version" of The Great Gatsby instead of actually reading the book. Reading Fitzgerald's classic is simply part of the American curriculum. If we had to do it, so do you. Still, everyone needs a break from reading, and you might as well spend yo...

February 15th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Have you ever wondered why you're so terrible at remembering the phone numbers, email addresses and, quite possibly, names of your dearest friends and family members? Simply put, it's because you're using all of your brainspace to store melodies for classic video games. Yeah, it's pretty tragic, bu...

April 23rd 2010 at 2:17am 0 Comments
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The idea of virtual worlds and MMOs based on established brands is not a new one, and Virtual Fairground is a company that's been in the market for a bit. They've had the time to fine tune the concept and find exactly what they want to offer their audience. We spent some time with Maarten Brands and...

March 11th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Sure, Capcom's vertical-shootin', UFO-jackin', jetpack-flyin' third-person shooter Dark Void won't be landing on retail shelves until January 12, but the developer wants you to spend some time with Will (and The Void) beforehand. If you head over to JetpackAttack.com, you can create and play levels...

December 9th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Despite being released in retail form for PC, Wii and DS as Line Rider 2, the Flash version of the original Line Rider is still being tweaked by developer Sparkworkz to provide the most casual and simply obsessed of players with the optimal "drawing stuff, then dropping a sled on it" experience. The...

October 27th 2009 at 10:59am 0 Comments
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We're not entirely sure how this one slipped under our radar. Perhaps it was a quiet launch, or perhaps it was a flash based massively multiplayer game, but we somehow failed to mention Sacred Seasons.So now we're going to take the time to correct that error -- enter Sacred Seasons, an MMO that ru...

October 14th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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We've recently had a betting pool going in the imaginary Joystiq offices in which we wagered how long it would take for a video game adaptation of the recent pirate attack of the Maersk Alabama to be developed. It's got all the necessary elements for a blockbuster action title: Snipers, heroic capt...

April 21st 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Although EA promised the world would be in the middle of a cartoon-shaded war by now, it looks like Battlefield Heroes isn't going to hit the planned Q1 '09 release. If you're one of the unfortunate many who haven't been invited into the party, EA has a quick game that may hold you over.The officia...

March 28th 2009 at 4:00am 0 Comments