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Can You Work Out The Obscure References In Poker Night 2?

Telltale Games’ Poker Night 2 came out yesterday for the Xbox 360, and it has some pretty obscure references in it. Hell, it even references games that aren’t really out yet. Can you catch the indie game reference in this clip?

The Best Gaming Holiday Card Is Probably The One Celebrating Joust Christmas

It’s the time of the year when gaming companies send me Christmas cards. Um, thanks? You didn’t have to, really. Or at least just send an e-card, because I’m chucking these Santa-Yoda cards and fancy cursive well-wishes in the trash recycling bin.

Joust: Legacy Explains Why Flying Ostrich Battles Are Inferior To Lightcycle Battles

It may be a little behind the curve, but Sam Macaroni‘s spin on Disney’s Tron: Legacy, filtered through the gladiatorial combat of Joust, is a super short burst of delightful parody. Or maybe I just like talking ostriches.

Arcade Legend Sets Joust Tandem Record - With His Son

Steve Sanders, one of the first competitive professional gamers during the 1980s arcade boom, now holds a world record in his best game: Joust. He and his son, Isaiah (pictured), recently set the tandem high score record, with 745,000.

Russell, There Is No Badge For This

All this time, we never knew Up! was essentially a prequel to Joust. By Chad King, as seen on Super Punch.

New World Record In Joust Awaiting Certification

John McAllister, the owner of what is widely believed to be the most unbeatable video game high score, has claimed another world record, in Joust, after a marathon session at the arcade cabinet.

The Penny Arcade Expo's Real Arcade

On the third floor of the Hynes Convention centre in Boston, visitors to the Penny Arcade Expo East get to visit an actual arcade, filled with free-to-play arcade cabinets and pinball machines, just like mother used to make.

Joust: The Movie: For Real

CP Productions have announced that they’re working on a Joust movie. You know Joust. Had jousting, flying ostriches. From that simple premise they’ve announced the film will be “Gladiator meets Mad Max”, and is the first in many gaming adaptations CP will be bringing to both the big-screen and turning into comic books. Producer Christine Peters (How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days): This film is the type of action-packed story that appeals to all four quadrants of the movie-going public and we are excited to be in the Midway Games business once again.

All four-quadrants? Lady, it’s a Joust movie. Good luck with that. But hey, I’m excited. New Hollywood Company Bringing Joust to the Big Screen []

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