Post Thumbnail

Let's make this clear: Wii sold a helluva lot of units in North America during December. 2.15 million consoles in a single month is a number Sony and Microsoft can only dream about right now, but there's no doubt that the figures weren't as grand as expected. He who is Pachter predicted the console...

January 18th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The holiday season is behind us, and we're pretty much done with the holiday movie extravaganza. However, I wanted to take one last moment and enjoy a beautiful piece by Legs, titled "A very northrend christmas: Out in the cold." I'm not sure how we missed it before now, but I didn't want to le...

January 8th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

In case you're not in the habit of scouring 2K Game's site for coupons, might we direct you to the company's latest promotion? This coupon is valid through January 31, 2009 and good for $10 off the 2K games pictured -- more specifically, BioShock (PS3) and others. Just print out the coupon, multipl...

January 7th 2009 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Microsoft has deemed its European holiday onslaught a success, with Chart-Track data reportedly showing Xbox 360 sales "almost" doubling when compared to the same period in 2007. This made the Xbox 360 the fastest-growing system of 2008, leaving it in a prime spot for further 2009 traction, says Ch...

January 5th 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments

Remember the kid that was so happy to get himself an N64 for Christmas? Of course you do, who doesn't? Well, it would appear the torch has been passed on to a small Canadian child, who is a bottomless well of excitement upon receiving a certain gift this Christmas. We won't ruin the surprise (you pr...

January 2nd 2009 at 2:37pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

That year flew by really quick, didn't it? Last year, I remember I was working my way through Tempest Keep (Kael'Thas even). 2008 brought in a complete set of additions and changes for the Priest class across all 3 specs. So, shall we get down to Priest class changes? Ranked in no particular order,...

December 31st 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

[We've got our winner! Larry, aka Freak Mojo, wins the PS3 treats! Thanks for entering, everyone!]Just like you, we get all sorts of gifts around the holidays here at Joystiq HQ. Probably unlike you, we don't keep any of them (even the good ones!). With that in mind, we've got five days of regift g...

December 30th 2008 at 8:29pm 0 Comments

Today's Moviewatch is The Lamp, by Innovatif. Here's a tip that will help you from the beginning. The two characters are credited as "Blue Idiot" and "Red Idiot." They're not stand-ins for kids or anything, they're just a pair of idiots. That being said, I'm shocked and aghast that Alliance was us...

December 30th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

I've mentioned it before and I'll say it again. I have a soft spot for good WoW music, and really enjoy the idea that I can put together a great holiday album of WoW themed Christmas music. theavatards have posted a great submission to that album on YouTube with All I Want for Christmas is a Blue....

December 29th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Each year, Arcane Brilliance cooks up 52 columns about Mages, each one roasted at precisely the right temperature for precisely the right amount of time (usually a couple hours on Saturday morning over a soggy bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, to be honest). As we arrive at the 52nd week of 2008, Arca...

December 27th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Steam is having a rather tantalizing holiday sale from now until January 2, with everything in the store 10% to 75% off. In case you missed it the first time, Team Fortress 2 is back down to $10. We recommend picking up BioShock if you've never played it, now only $5. The Valve Complete package is...

December 26th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Didn't think we'd forget about our lovable Brit readers, did you? No way, Jose! Numerous UK outlets have kicked off their post-holiday sales, and there are some worthwhile bargains to be had for those with gift money to burn.We've scoured the 'net for the best deals we could find on everything from...

December 26th 2008 at 2:45pm 0 Comments