Joystiq Deals: Classic NES, GameBoy cases for iPhone 6

Joystiq Deals: Classic NES, GameBoy cases for iPhone 6

Because the one feature Apple can never include in their phones is a comforting sense of childhood nostalgia, this edition of Joystiq Deals is aimed at wrapping your new iPhone 6 in the iconic aesthetic of Nintendo gaming devices circa 1989. Available in both NES Controller and GameBoy designs, Rocketcases protective sheaths are available for [...]

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StarCraft 2 and the quest for the highest APM

StarCraft 2 and the quest for the highest APM

A game like StarCraft 2, popular amongst both casual strategy fans and professional gamers, showcases the large divide between playing a game for fun and for competition. There are seven ranked multiplayer leagues per region globally in StarCraft 2, a daunting number of leaderboards that welcome both the infrequent and the dedicated player. The elite [...]

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Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Release Date Announced - News

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Release Date Announced – News

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will be coming to PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One February 17th in America, and February 20th in Europe, Tecmo Koei have announced. This latest version of Dead or Alive 5 will come with improved visuals, two additional fighters and stages, and better character and costume customisation. Alongside [...]

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Assassin's Creed: Unity shows off sneaking, sweeping, PC specs

Assassin’s Creed: Unity shows off sneaking, sweeping, PC specs

There’s lots of room for activities in Assassin’s Creed: Unity – activities such as murder mysteries, treasure hunts and high-intensity sweeping, as shown off in the game’s Open World Activities trailer. To prepare your rig for these feats, Ubisoft has released PC requirements for the game, including a 64-bit operating system, 6GB RAM minimum and [...]

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Xbox One Screenshots Not Coming Until 2015 - News

Xbox One Screenshots Not Coming Until 2015 – News

Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft’s Xbox Division, previously announced that screenshot functionality would be coming to the Xbox One soon. However, in a recent interview he confirmed that this functionality is a lot harder to implement than the team first expected, pushing its release back further than they’d like. In an interview with IGN Spencer [...]

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Puzzling platformer Forward to the Sky scales Greenlight's tower

Puzzling platformer Forward to the Sky scales Greenlight’s tower

What do you get when you blend a third-person perspective, puzzles, platforming mechanics, JRPG-inspired art and a big sword together? Forward to the Sky, of course, the 3D puzzle-platformer-with-a-big-sword game from independent developer Magichnology. The Taipei, Taiwan-based developer added its first game to the list of Steam hopefuls on Greenlight, awaiting community approval for distribution [...]

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Dead or Alive 5 Last Round picks a fight in February 2015

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round picks a fight in February 2015

The updated, supposedly final iteration of Dead or Alive 5, known as Dead or Alive 5 Last Round, will reach the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360 on February 17, publisher Koei Tecmo has revealed. Alongside the wealth of fighters and stages included in Dead or Alive 5, Dead or Alive 5 Plus [...]

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PS4 Firmware 2.0 to Include Share Play - News

PS4 Firmware 2.0 to Include Share Play – News

The PS4′s next update – called Masamune – will include Sony’s Share Play functionality when it arrives next week. The feature, which was first shown off when the PS4 was first revealed, allows friends to take control of your screen and help out in certain areas, or to cooperatively take part in the game alongside [...]

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Halloween Horror Streams: A very Slender: The Arrival giveaway

Halloween Horror Streams: A very Slender: The Arrival giveaway

The mere suggestion of danger, peril, and the impossible can be the scariest thing in the world to some folks. Take good old Slender Man, the Internet’s very own nightmare tulpa. He’s not even a killer! He’s just omnipresent, convincing others to do evil. Spooky freak with his stupid Matrix suit. We’ll show him a [...]

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3D Realms returns with 32-game Anthology release

3D Realms returns with 32-game Anthology release

Once-defunct publisher 3D Realms has re-opened its doors, releasing a 32-game compilation and promising a slate of upcoming releases from a newly-assembled staff. The 3D Realms Anthology, available for $ 19.99 from the publisher’s website, collects Duke Nukem 3D, Shadow Warrior, Commander Keen: Goodbye Galaxy, Wolfenstein 3D, Rise of the Triad: Dark War, and other [...]

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