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Joystiq and Massively closure rumors have been confirmed

Earlier this week it was rumored that AOL would be closing its video game site, Joystiq. Today, the rumor was confirmed to be true.

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  • Joystiq launches full Japanese language version

    AOL’s launched Joystiq Japan, a fully localised Japanese language version of the US blog. Looks as though it’s nowhere near as heavy on the updates as its American counterpart, but it’s early days. It’s a huge move, and one likely to greatly accelerate the US blog “war”. Check it out.

  • AOL and Kikizo launch FlyTrapGames.com

    AOL and Kikizo have launched a casual gaming site, FlyTrapGames.com. The site covers the entire casual spectrum, including free-to-play, browser-based and mobile titles. “We saw a gap in the market for an unbiased, editorially-led site about casual gaming,” said AOL games chap, Sean O’Connell. More on GI.