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Valve reveals Steam Link, a $50 box buil...

Valve reveals Steam Link, a $50 box built for Steam in-home game streaming

“Designed to extend your Steam experience to any room in the house, Steam Link allows you to stream all your Steam content from any PC or Steam Machine on the same home network, via Valve reveals Steam Link, a $50 box built for Steam in-home game streaming | PCWorld.

Make your own card for Paizo’s Pathfinde

Make your own card for Paizo’s Pathfinder Adventure Card Game

Paizo and DriveThruCards are delighted to announce their partnership and today’s release of the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Community Card Creator. That’s quite a mouthful isn’t it? Even making it an acronym, PACGCCC, isn’t much better. Let’s call it the Card Creator. So what is the Card Creator? It’s a web application at DriveThruCards that lets […]

AI masters 49 Atari 2600 games without i...

AI masters 49 Atari 2600 games without instructions | Ars Technica

Artificial intelligence, machines and software with the ability to think for themselves, can be used for a variety of applications ranging from military technology to everyday services like automated telephone systems. However, none of the systems that currently exist exhibits learning abilities that would match the human intelligence. Recently, scientists have wondered whether an artificial […]

Currently Free: Frozen Synapse on the Ap...

Currently Free: Frozen Synapse on the App Store on iTunes

Cool turn-based squad-level tactical game with a Tron-like vibe. Oh, and it’s free 😀 Frozen Synapse on the App Store on iTunes. Frozen Synapse is a multi-award-winning tactical game. “There’s a depth here that’s often lacking in other iOS titles, and it shines through the second you pick up the game.” (Pocket Gamer) (Full cross-play […]

Good riddance to Joystiq

Good riddance to Joystiq

Not sure if it’s fair to lay all the blame at one person’s feet, but given the illustrated track record, it sure seems likely… So let’s call a spade a spade: the site has been as relevant to gaming as parent company AOL was to the internet by 1999. It’s destined to join its parent company’s “get […]

Recreating real spacecraft in Kerbal Spa...

Recreating real spacecraft in Kerbal Space Program – PC Gamer

Kerbal Space Program has an incredible editor that lets you build spaceships, launch them into orbit and then pilot them around the solar system. A lot of the fun comes from creating your own machines, but the editor is so good that you can create convincing replicas of historical space vessels. Let Luis Villazon take you […]

RPGs in space: Exiles Far Colony coming ...

RPGs in space: Exiles Far Colony coming to iOS next week – Pocket Tactics

Exiles tells the story of a colony on a far-flung planet that becomes enslaved by a corrupt government and, I’m guessing, your attempt to save the day. The game offers 3 different classes for both male and female characters, a huge open world and vehicles to explore it with, and huge alien battles. The trailer […]

Fifth Edition D&D, a few months in

Fifth Edition D&D, a few months in

D&D’s fifth edition has released all of its core pieces; a standalone starter set, the core three books (a Player’s Handbook, a Monster Manual, and a Dungeon Master’s Guide), a GM’s screen, and some adventures (Hoard of the Dragon Queen and its sequel, The Rise of Tiamat). Mike wrote a final Legends and Lore article […]

Joystiq isn’t scoring reviews anymore, a

Joystiq isn’t scoring reviews anymore, and here’s why

Ever since we started publishing reviews here at Joystiq, we’ve striven to deliver the most timely and definitive critiques we can. The word “definitive” is important in this conversation, because things don’t get much more definitive than a review score. The very purpose of a score is to define something entirely nebulous and subjective – […]