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PAX East wrapped this week and Joystiq was at the show in full force. If you weren't able to make it to the expo, fear not: we have the whole Joystiq Live panel right here for you in audio form (though the quality is what you'd expect from a live panel!). Hear stories of joy and heartache as the Jo...

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The Joystiq Show is charting a new course, and this week we take a first step towards a totally revamped show. First up is an interview with Ken Levine of Irrational Games on BioShock Infinite. Xav and Levine talk storytelling, game mechanics, Irrational's plans for BioShock on PlayStation Vita, an...

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Richard, Alexander and Jordan are back in the first segment this week, and while it is technically the "news segment," you might not know it with 30 minutes of Street Fighter X Tekken talk up front. After Jordan says his piece, it really is on to the news. Classics are being resurrected with Diablo...

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GDC 2012 soldiers on. Xav, Alexander, and Ben convene to talk about the third day of the show after sitting in on a few panels, starting with Ben's impressions of a talk from Capcom's Keiji Inafune. Alexander saw Civilization V: Gods & Kings and Sins of a Dark Age, and Xav provides some insight...

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Oh, you want more video game news and opinion, straight from the Joystiq crew at GDC 2012? How about almost a full hour of that? Xav, Ludwig and JC sit down for a lengthy discussion on pizza, Lollipop Chainsaw, The Witcher 2 for Xbox 360, the reveal of SimCity, and Mass Effect 3. If you're not at G...

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The Game Developers Conference 2012 is in full swing in San Francisco and Joystiq has a team on-hand to report on the greatest things the show has to offer. In this episode, Xav, JC, Ben, and Jessica sit down to discuss their first day of the show, including some PSN and Kinect titles, and some ind...

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Thatgamecompany's Journey has been a long time coming, but it is now on the cusp of release, and Jordan starts the show with his thoughts on this "harmoniously joyful expression of love." As usual, Alexander joins the crew for the news, and there is plenty of it; from the Assassin's Creed 3 reveal ...

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We hope you're attending PAX East on Saturday, April 7, because that's when we plan on doing The Joystiq Show Live. As noted in the official PAX East schedule, we will be in the Manticore Theatre on Saturday from 3-4 PM. We aren't exactly sure what we're going to do yet, but we certainly plan on ha...

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First up in news ... it's reviews. Weird, right? Richard, Alexander and Ben start the show off with a bit on Richard's Asura's Wrath review, and why length should not necessarily factor into the judgement of a game's quality. Nintendo Direct talk starts the real news section, and the guys are sure ...

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It's been a week chock-full of gaming news with both Assassin's Creed 3 and Darksiders 2 getting release dates, word that Rayman Origins is profitable, copies of Mass Effect 3 going to space, and more. Alexander and Dave join Richard to cover the happenings of the week, and as exciting as all of th...

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After our special DICE episode yesterday--which you should totally go listen to right now--the regular show is back. Richard, JC and Ben discuss the week's news in the first segment, and some big things are afoot. Good news: Tim Schafer and the crew at Double Fine have crowd-sourced more than $1 mi...

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The annual industry-focused trade show. DICE, kicked off last night with a keynote from Bethesda Game Studios' Todd Howard, but he's not the only industry veteran at the conference with insight into the inner workings of game development and publishing. In this special DICE edition of The Joystiq S...

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We promised a surprise last week, and it is here, in Canadian form -- Xav de Matos is back. Xav joins the show to discuss his new role as Feature Content Director, and touches on the kinds of new content in the pipeline. Then Alexander is full-up on bad news, but it's okay, did you hear that Ghost ...

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Are you ready for some news? Of course you are, you're on Joystiq. But before news, the guys hit some of the games they've been playing, including the Xbox 360 version of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, and the space sim throwback SOL: Exodus (did we mention it's $10?). In news, there are still ...

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Ah, 2012, don't you feel fresh? The Joystiq Show returns to its regularly scheduled programming, and this week it's back to a classic formula. Richard, JC, Alexander, and Ben hit the big stories of the week including the SOPA/PIPA roller coaster. A few games also get their time in the sun -- well, ...

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You may have noticed some changes with Joystiq's entry into 2012. As much as things have shuffled behind the scenes, this is still the Joystiq that you have come to love, and the cast of long-time editors is here to discuss the present and future of the site. 2012 is set to be an exciting year...

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This is it; the final Joystiq Show of the year, and the last round of Game of the Year personal picks from the final group of Joystiq editors. Mike, Steven, Jess, and Jordan join Richard to hit on titles ranging from Mortal Kombat to Mount & Blade. Thanks to everyone who has supported the ...

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It's the fourth round of Game of the Year personal nominees -- there's only one more of these left before the final Joystiq picks define the landscape of games for 2011. Chris and Justin are up this week, and you may not believe it ... but the name Homefront is uttered. Check back again next w...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic is now available. We've been playing it for weeks, but when it comes to MMOs that just isn't enough time for a review. Even with more time, reviewing MMOs is a tricky prospect, and that's where this roundtable comes in. Part 1 (1:00) - Star Wars: The Old Republic ...

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It's Game of the Year personal nominees round 3: The X3F memorial edition. That's right, this week Richard assembles the old crew to talk a smattering of smaller, personal favorites from 2011. It's not all about smaller releases, though -- Alexander and Dave also bring some love for the year's bi...

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