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The existential horror of The Stanley Parable has sold over a million copies. The announcement came from Davey Wreden, the architect of Stanley's prison, who spends his days waiting for Godot... and, likely, creating a new game. Stanley contemplated if this milestone meant that a million people ...

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P.T., the interactive teaser for Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro's upcoming Silent Hills, has drawn a lot of comparisons to The Stanley Parable since its release on PS4 nearly two weeks ago. After all, they both prominently feature opening doors, walking down hallways and ... well okay, that m...

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The Stanley Parable casts you as a nondescript soul in a nondescript office building. From this mundane beginning emerges a skewed story of a man making choices, both small and serious, and a player expressing their importance in a video game. It's clearly a thoughtfully considered, deliberately tu...

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February is a forbidding land, full of winter darkness and noisome Valentine's Day traditions that are only slightly balanced out by a steady trickle of new games. That's why Joystiq's very own Mike Suszek created Four in February, a gaming event to unify the world against the month's doldrums. Her...

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The AbleGamers Foundation announced the winners of its 2013 Accessibility Awards, highlighting industry achievements and notable progress toward the group's goal of ensuring gameplay accessibility for players with disabilities. AbleGamers named Square Enix's Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn as i...

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Team Joystiq is barging into 2014 with a celebration of last year's best games. Keep reading throughout the week to see our assembly of ingenious indies and triple-A triumphs. If you could bring yourself to describe and spoil them, it would be much easier to write about the marvelous moments that ...

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The Stanley Parable is now available on Mac OSX 10.8 and higher. Writer Davey Wreden tells Joystiq that support for earlier versions of Mac OSX is planned through an upcoming patch. The game is currently 40% off, down to $9, in the Steam Holiday Sale right now. A free demo for The Stanley Parabl...

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For two years, the Game Music Bundle series has served as a convenient alternative to leaving games running in the background to listen to music. Its sixth entry aims to do the very same with over 20 soundtracks, including Fez composer Disasterpeace's soundtrack for Famaze. The bundle also include...

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There is a PSA video called "Choice" within The Stanley Parable that some players are finding very offensive. Within the video, slides show a white man interacting with an impoverished black child from a third-world country. In one slide, he's giving the child a cigarette; another shows him setti...

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Since launching on Thursday, The Stanley Parable has sold more than 100,000 copies, much to the happy surprise of its developer, Galactic Cafe. Though the quality of the game undoubtedly had at least something to do with its success, so did a clever combination of free Stanley stuff. In a postmo...

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The Stanley Parable centers around Stanley, employee #427 in a non-descript office building. Stanley, whose chief job is to press buttons on a keyboard when prompted, one day finds all of his coworkers have disappeared. Believing he has missed a memo, Stanley leaves his office and heads to the conf...

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The Stanley Parable is now available on Steam, and is 20 percent off ($11.99) until October 23. Originally a Half-Life 2 mod, the first-person exploration game centers on Stanley, employee number 427 of a nameless company, who pushes buttons on a keyboard at his desk as instructions appear on a m...

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A demo version of Davey Wreden's first-person interactive short story The Stanley Parable is out now on Steam ahead of the full version's scheduled launch on October 17. Built on a Half-Life 2 mod project from 2011, The Stanley Parable is a brief, narrated experience that reflects on player choi...

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"Cakebread," the creator of Half-Life 2 mod "The Stanley Parable," says the less you know about his experimental, story-driven game the better, and we're going to adhere to the spirit of that. Besides, if the trailer above doesn't make you want to play it, nothing we're going to say will help....

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