AOL is preparing to shut down the video game website Joystiq after over ten years of publication, according to people familiar with the situation.
Speaking at an MIT conference today, Strauss Zelnick, CEO of Take-Two and publisher of Grand Theft Auto, criticized the practices of THQ, the company behind Saint's Row. Zelnick predicted that the struggling THQ won't last much longer. [Joystiq]
No, the third Penny Arcade game will not be released on Super Nintendo. Despite its resemblance to 16-bit games of the early 90s, Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness: Episode 3 is coming to PC, Mac, Xbox Live, iOS, and Android. Not SNES.
The brothers McElroy, Justin and Griffin of Joystiq, don't just write about video games—they also run the advice show My Brother, My Brother and Me along with their third brother Travis. On it, the McElroys answer questions posed to Yahoo! Answers and Forumspring by random internet users. It's an unspeakably…
Video game development company High Voltage Software was so chagrined by a negative review of their game, The Conduit 2, its creative director may have encouraged studio staff to retaliate against the author—by inundating the Amazon page for his novel with negative reviews.
Joystiq reports that, at the Wizard World convention in Philadelphia, Lester Speight - aka Gears of War's "Cole Train" - gave a wink-nudge tip that Nov. 16 will be the release date for for Gears of War 2. Quoth Joystiq: