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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 h...

October 21st 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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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...

August 24th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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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...

March 18th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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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...

January 30th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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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 its...

January 28th 2014 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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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...

January 1st 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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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 Parable,...

December 19th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

December 1st 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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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 settin...

October 25th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments