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Every Wednesday, Chase Christian of Encrypted Text invites you to enter the world of shadows, as we explore the secrets and mechanics of the rogue class. This week, we talk about the armor penetration and crit caps, and what they mean for rogues. The topic of Armor Penetration and how it plays int...

November 11th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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This man tried to stab us. Check out the highlights for today:JoystiqueryThe Joystiq Free Game Club: PsychonautsPlayStation 3 Greatest Hits Buyer's GuideNewsFrat Party Games - Pong Toss 'controversifies' WiiWareCryptic Studios unveils Star Trek Online, launches websiteVirtual Console gets bad in Ch...

July 28th 2008 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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A leftover from last week, but too great not to share. Posterchild is a "street artist" creating public installations in the city of Toronto. His latest and greatest: two Weighted Companion Cubes (as seen in little-known video game Portal) entering and exiting a portal. Or is that exiting and enter...

March 25th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Looking for love in all the wrong places? Our favorite non-threatening life mate the Weighted Companion Cube (of Portal fame) has stripped down to its bare essentials and become the W.C. Crate as part of World of Warcraft's Valentine's celebration, dubbed "Love is in the Air." We only wish there wa...

February 11th 2008 at 9:25pm 0 Comments
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... in fact, it cannot speak but that hasn't stopped the diminutive mod from winning over the hearts of even the most console-exclusive gamer. Sure, there's not a lot of pixel-power in modder Magnus Persson's tiny 8" cube – a low-power Via Epia EX1500G supplies the brains for the box –...

January 21st 2008 at 3:14pm 0 Comments
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So, uh, hey there Joystiq Nation. You know what? It's almost 2008, JT (Joystiq Time) and you know what that means, right? Our picks for best games of the year are dropping tomorrow but tonight ... tonight we're going to be drinking away all the pain 2007 inflicted upon us (and our very worn-out wal...

December 31st 2007 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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By quite a large margin, Scott Ramsoomair's VG Cats took the top spot in the webcomic wrapup this week -- but is it a love for Valve's amazing game Portal or a fascination with endangered infants that drove our readers en masse to vote?Second and third place go to Penny Arcade and 2P Start, respect...

November 20th 2007 at 7:00am 0 Comments