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Double Fine has laid off 12 of its employees after a deal for an unannounced project fell through, the developer has announced. "One of our unannounced projects was unexpectedly cancelled by its publisher, forcing us to reduce our staff by 12 people," Double Fine founder Tim Schafer said in a...
The taxidermy of fictional characters is big business, especially if you have a cast as colorful and as prone to pugilism as Nintendo's bunch. We've toyed with the retail versions of Nintendo's starting Amiibo lineup for our Smash Bros. review (now updated with a score) and took some shots for your...
Can You Crowdsource A Video Game? GS 05:00AM PST Nov 22, 2014
Developers big and small crowdsource ideas for video games all the time, asking fans what new features or gameplay elements they'd like to see in future games. But there's never any guarantee that what fans want will make it into a final product. Developers have final say.
PlayStation Experience Giveaway GS 12:01AM PST Nov 22, 2014
Sony's upcoming PlayStation Experience event--a two-day, community-focused gathering meant to celebrate all things PlayStation--is shaping up to be like nothing we've ever seen! 400,000 square feet, announcements, panels, unreleased games to play, and much more.
Thomas Was Alone, Mike Bithell's geometric platformer full of personality, is out on Xbox One today, courtesy of ID@Xbox and port developer Curve Studios. The folks at Xbox call Thomas Was Alone an "indie classic," and after winning a BAFTA and launching on PC, iOS, Android, PS3, Vita, and now Xbox...
Nintendo has removed AQ Interactive's Nintendo 3DS puzzler Cubic Ninja from Japan's eShop (the only region in which it saw a digital release) after details regarding an in-game exploit were revealed earlier this week. The exploit, which requires a modified save file and a copy of Cubic Ninja...
Apparently not even death can keep fighters from joining Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, as the chrome-plated corpse of resurrected final boss Raidou will appear in the upcoming fighting game. For those unfamiliar, Raidou is the uncle of series' stars Hayate and Kasumi, only he's been exiled from the...
We'd like to take this moment to clearly and firmly state our collective opinion of actor Chris Pratt: He's adorable. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week.
WRUP: Reviews JS 05:00PM PST Nov 21, 2014
OK, we're pretty much at the end of the road for reviews in 2014. There's more than enough to play at this point. Like, way more than enough. Now we get down to the game of the year conversations. What's everyone playing this weekend? Alexander Sliwinski (@Sliwinski, Twitch): Second playthrough of...
Honestly? It's still not as bad as the traffic in LA. [Image: Rockstar Games]
After weeks of teasing fans, developer Double Helix has unveiled the next fighter to join Season 2 of Killer Instinct, an ancient sorcerer named Kan-Ra. "Didn't Double Helix claim Kan-Ra would not be a mummy? Wasn't there even a #notamummy hashtag in use for a while?" you wonder.
A Dragon Age: Inquisition Easter egg that a BioWare artist is dubbing "The Lord of the Pies" surfaced this week, and occurs when players manage to fall through the floor of the Skyhold area of the game. Shown in a video courtesy of YouTube user LeeCsM after the break, the secret, cavernous room...
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Kalimba Sneak Peek Giveaway GS 02:51PM PST Nov 21, 2014
Project Totem, a colorful new game from the creators of Max: The Curse of Brotherhood. Now, Project Totem’s has a launch date and an official name: Kalimba! The game, which takes place in three worlds, is a puzzle platformer where players control totems on a quest to overthrow an evil shaman and...
Yes, there are a lot of big new games out this week, but if you need a break from the rush you don't have to move from your Xbox. Instead, you can dig into the past by watching Xbox Live's Atari: Game Over documentary for free. The hour-long feature explores the video game crash of 1983, a seismic...