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Hot off its "Best Handheld Game" win at the 2009 Game Developer Choice Awards, Ready at Dawn has divulged the existence of a previously undiscovered mode within God of War: Chains of Olympus. Called "Cube of War," it allows players to take on the game's menagerie of murderous malcontents as ... an...

April 1st 2009 at 8:05pm 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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It's been a while since we lavished some love on our favorite inanimate game character. We are, of course, talking about the Weighted Companion Cube from the best game evar, Portal. So, check out this completely awesome Weighted Companion Cube quilt. Don't go looking to snap up one for yourself jus...

June 4th 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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We nearly missed this one, but thankfully one of our readers didn't, and sent us this screenshot of a chest in EverQuest II. Looks just a little bit different doesn't it? Another nod to the gaming world's beloved Portal, it seems that players were treated to Weighted Companion Chests in EQII for Ap...

April 2nd 2008 at 9:30am 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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Aikiwoce sent us this pic over on the WoW Insider tipline (here's ours, if you have a tip for us), but it was just too good not to share with you Massively-ers, too (Massives? Massivliers?). Love is in the Air has started up for Valentine's Day in the World of Warcraft, and there is a familiar-look...

February 11th 2008 at 4:30pm 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
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Yes, yes, we know: "Too many posts about Portal", "We're sick of hearing about Portal", "All you ever talk about is Portal", but shut up for a second, because we have some more Portal news to share. It seems that Valve is answering our prayers and will soon be selling the oft-adored Weighted Compan...

November 12th 2007 at 6:00am 0 Comments