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From Rumor to Rebirth: Joystiq LIVES

Following in the wake of the AOL restructuring, AOL-owned blog consolidation and AOL-owned blog shutdown, it has now been confirmed that the rumors and then confirmed death of Joystiq were…

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The Weekly Respawn 015 – Devolution of Games Journalism

Welcome to TechRaptor’s Weekly Respawn, a podcast dedicated to gaming and technology. Each week, we’ll respawn with a brand new cast to talk about relevant topics and products. This week,…

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Details Released Elaborate on AOL Cleanup/Closures

On January 27th, TechRaptor reported on the closure of the popular video game blog Joystiq as part of an effort by AOL to restructure its organization. Details were scant at…

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Amid AOL Clean Up, Gaming Site Joystiq May Get the Axe

It seems the years of sending out millions upon millions of AOL discs have not paid out for the multinational media company and its primary gaming blog, Joystiq. Joystiq was founded…