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Q's Winter Wonderland -- Star Trek Online's holiday event -- is preparing to return to the sci-fi title on Thursday, December 6th. When it arrives, players will discover a few new tricks up Q's sleeve in this enchanted wonderland. The dev team has added a central gazebo with vendors, a snowball...

December 3rd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Proving that people will buy more things when they're cheaper, Sony boasted about Black Friday sales boosts for both the PS3 and Vita. Last week, including Black Friday, Sony sold over 525,000 PlayStation 3 units and 160,000 Vitas in the US, the publisher reported today.For Black Friday, Sony offer...

November 29th 2012 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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A new 3DS XL bundle offered in North America starting December 2 will include a pre-installed copy of Mario Kart 7. The new "limited-edition bundle" contains a stock blue/black system with a free copy of last year's online-enabled kart racer loaded onto the SD card.The set is priced at $199.99, the...

November 28th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Sales of the Xbox 360 during the Black Friday sales period (November 18 - 23) exceeded Microsoft's internal forecasts, coming in at 750,000 units. Even at a discounted price, that's not a bad haul for Microsoft.Sales of three-month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions increased more than 50 percent from 20...

November 27th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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For those that missed out on yesterday's Halo 4 Lightning Deal, you have another shot at getting a $20 Amazon gift card and $10 in Instant Watch credit with the game today. Unfortunately, a few of the earlier deals for today have already been claimed, but if you rush to your computer with your cre...

November 25th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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If our gift ideas for MMO gamers wasn't enough to get you started with your holiday shopping, then how about a full-fledged roundup of the many, many great deals floating around on Black Friday? That's right: Without putting on your pants, you'll be able to get in on some incredible promotions fo...

November 23rd 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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It's the time of year in the United States where we give thanks for all that we have in our life – not the stuff, really, but the family and friends.Here at Joystiq, we're all family and our friends are you, the people we work so hard to inform and entertain. So thanks for being a loyal reade...

November 22nd 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember when we said Amazon would have a bunch of awesome lightning deals on Black Friday? Turns out that starts now, making this an action-packed Turkey Day in the states.Some highlights throughout the day include Sims 3 Plus Supernatural at 9:10 a.m. PST, Darksiders 2 at 1:10 p.m. PST, Borderlan...

November 22nd 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments