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Sunday, February 1, 2015

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Friend, former Joystiq editor Andrew Yoon passes away at 29

39 minutes ago - Joystiq
On Thursday, January 29, friend and former Joystiq editor Andrew Yoon tragically drowned while on vacation in Austin, Texas. He was 29. Following his tenure at Joystiq, I was fortunate enough to convince Andrew to pick up his life in New York and jo by Xav de Matos

Weekly Webcomic Wrapup is riding into the sunset

6 hours 39 minutes ago - Joystiq
I guess we should just call this "Final Webcomic Wrapup," huh? With Joystiq closing its doors, the webcomic buck stops here. And you know what? It has its upsides. For example, now I can tell you all what I really thought of doing the webcomic wrapup by S. Prell

Joystiq Presents: Too good to be real

Yesterday - Joystiq
Mike Suszek (@mikesuszek) talks with Reviews Content Director Richard Mitchell (@TheRichardM) about the years Richard spent watching Joystiq grow. He reminisces about his Xbox 360 Fanboy days as well as the time he accepted a job at Joystiq. Listen by Mike Suszek

Mario Maker May Launch Later Than We Expected

Yesterday - Gamespot
Mario Maker, the Wii U game that will allow players to create their own Mario levels, may arrive later than we've expected.The game was scheduled to release in the first half of 2015 when it was first announced at E3 2014, and is still listed with that release window on Nintendo's site. However, Nintendo's recent earnings release for the nine-month...

Joystiq Discussion: Do you have a gaming tattoo?

Yesterday - Joystiq
Alright guys, I may not get another chance to tell you this, so here goes: I've decided to get a video game-themed tattoo. I already have nine tattoos and plans for a 10th, but this design easily trumps them all. It's a collection of characters and i by S. Prell

Four in February challenges you to finish the fight

Yesterday - Joystiq
The shortest, yet greatest month of the year is upon us, February. If you followed along with us last year, you know what that means: Four in February is back! The month-long initiative starts tomorrow, challenging you (yes, you) to pick four games t by Mike Suszek

Watch Star Citizen Devs Talk Wormholes, In-Game AR, and Much More

Yesterday - Gamespot
Last week, Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games held its 2015 Town Hall presentation at PAX South, where it discussed various aspects of the space sim at length. Yesterday, Cloud Imperium uploaded videos of the presentation to YouTube, where you can watch the developers discuss the game's wormholes, persistent universe, and much more.In the...

Who The Hell Is: Shulk

Yesterday - Joystiq
The following feature contains substantial spoilers for the game Xenoblade Chronicles. The rumors are true, and Joystiq is closing. I had only just started my "Who The Hell Is" series, where I gave a brief history lesson on video game characters su by S. Prell

Square Enix's Project Code Z Is a New, PS4-Exclusive Spelunker

Yesterday - Gamespot
A new Spelunker game, Minna de Spelunker Z, is coming exclusively to the PlayStation 4, publisher Square Enix has announced.Earlier this week, the Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider publisher launched a teaser website for an upcoming game with the working title "Project Code Z." Today, during the Tokaigi 2015 event in Japan, the company revealed that ga...

Twitch Hits 100 Million Monthly Viewers

Yesterday - Gamespot
Last year, Twitch hit the impressive milestone of 100 million unique viewers per month, the games streaming service has announced.Twitch launched a little website yesterday highlighting that impressive number and other stats from 2014. Last year, the site also hit a peak of 1 million concurrent viewers, 11 million total videos broadcast per month,...

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