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Looking for another indie sandbox title to follow along? Realm Zero has your number, and not coincidentally, it just entered its second phase of alpha testing. No, really, it's not just a collection of concept art! There's a video past the break and everything. So if you're leery of giving your hea...

December 23rd 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Did you see that the Koopalings are going to be new chara...

February 16th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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PBS' Game/Show is back again, and this time we're going to sit and talk about our feelings, m'kay? Specifically, host Jamin Warren wonders if our feelings of anger and disapproval toward games we don't like are harming the industry. Warren points out how negative attitudes toward creators have...

February 16th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Earlier this week, the US Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rules for regulating public equity crowdfunding that could hit as early as February of next year. If adopted, these rules could affect kickstarters and similar ventures dramatically, according to Forbes. Notably, the regulations...

October 25th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Derek Smart-led Line of Defense developer 3000AD announced this week that it has partnered with DC Comics to create a digital comic book set in the Line of Defense universe. The comic, built as a 12-part miniseries, will cover four separate stories from both factions of the game's core conflict. On...

October 10th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony extended the PlayStation Store's Indie Games section onto the Vita this week. The section was introduced to the PS3's Store last month, but with Sony's big push to bring indies to the Vita, it's no surprise to see it come to the portable, too. SCEA's Don Mesa noted the Vita indie section has...

June 26th 2013 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Last night, our very own Jess Conditt appeared on an interesting Huffpost Live segment discussing older gamers and the stereotypes surrounding older individuals and their inability to work the doodads on the clicker – technology. And yet, some senior citizens are using video games to maintain...

March 20th 2013 at 5:45pm 0 Comments