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Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved is playable on Xbox One again

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved -- it's still really dang good! The treasured Xbox Live Arcade twin-stick shooter has resurfaced as a backward-compatible title on Xbox One. Previously, it was available to folks in the console's preview program...

 
 
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Geometry Wars 3 is now a whole lot bigger

Lucid Games' twin-stick shooter Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is no more. With today's massive free update, which "nearly doubles" the game's content, it is now known as Dimensions Evolved. To summarize, there's 40 new Adventure Mode levels, ...

 
 
 
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Review: Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

Geometry Wars games have always been, in a sense, one-dimensional. They present the player with the seemingly simple task of "shoot everything in sight," and that's the sole objective apart from staying alive. The onslaught of flying c...

 
 
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Reminder: Geometry Wars 3 is out in two weeks

I'm unsure what your plans are for Thanksgiving but if you're looking to kill time before your big meal is prepared, allow me to point out that Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions will be released. It's coming first to Steam, PS3, and PS4 on Novem...

 
 
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Geometry Wars 3 releasing in late November

I didn't want to stop playing Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions at PAX Prime. Part of that was due to the years-long gap since the last one released, admittedly, but more importantly the game ended up being a lot of fun. There's nothing quite lik...

 
 
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Geometry Wars 3 may look different, but it feels right

There was some initial skepticism when it came to Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions and its so-called "3D action." For starters, it's been several years since the last games entered our lives to rekindle old leaderboard feuds. There was also conf...

 
 
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Here are some more Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions screens

We have already seen a little bit of the "full 3D action" of Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions, and it looks like those lucky attendees of PAX Prime can get some hands-on time with it this weekend. Stupid lucky jerks who I love having tons of fun...

 
 
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This is what Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions looks like

We learned this week that Activision is reviving Sierra Entertainment as a publishing label and its first game will be a new Geometry Wars, developed by Lucid Games. As thrilled as I was at the prospect of another installment, early descrip...

 
 
 
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Phil Spencer confirms discussions of a new Geometry Wars

A lot of people love themselves some Geometry Wars, and that includes Microsoft Game Studios' vice president Phil Spencer. Although it's far from a done deal, there may be more of it to love sometime in the future. It sounds like Spencer mi...

 
 
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Former Bizarre Creations folks form Hogrocket

Out of the ashes of the now defunct Bizarre Creations rises the North West England-based studio Hogrocket. The tiny studio consists of three former Bizarre Creations folks: Peter Collier, Ben Ward, and Stephen Cakebread. While they're all t...

 
 
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No current plans for another Geometry Wars, damn it

Bizarre Creations's Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved is incredible. The sequel? Even better. They may be among some of my personal favorite games of all time. But according to Bizarre level designer Peter Collier, there's no plans for another t...

 
 
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Crossfire looks like Space Invaders and Geometry Wars

I'm not home at the moment, rather blogging from the road. Normally, this would not matter, as a netbook is really all I need to do this job in short spurts. Then I see a trailer like the one above and suddenly I feel the immense lack of a...

 
 
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Pre-order Blur, get Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved for free

Planning on downloading Blur over Steam come this Tuesday, but figured you'd just wait for the day of to get the game? FUNK THAT! Get some free stuff while you're at it, dude. From now until the game's launch every person who pre-orders Blu...

 
 
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Geometry Wars Touch now available for iPad

Technically speaking, it was available yesterday, but you weren't going to be able to play it anyway. With how crazy things have always been on the iPod/iPhone front when it comes to games, I can't say I've been looking forward to the iPad ...

 
 
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Geometry Wars 3? Not happening, says Bizarre Creations

I understand that Geometry Wars and its sequel, brilliantly titled Geometry Wars 2, are something of Xbox Live Arcade mainstays. I also understand that some of you might be disappointed to hear that Bizarre Creations is so busy working on B...

 
 
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Is this a Natal-powered game of Geometry Wars?

Reader Raffi sent us this video he shot from a holiday party where a developer for Natal was playing Geometry Wars with just hand gestures. We can't say for sure if this is really a Natal powered game of Geometry Wars until Microsoft says ...

 
 
 
 
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No online component for Geometry Wars 2

One of the things we were really excited about when we originally reported on Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 was the fact that the game appeared to have four-player cooperative play. Recently, Xbox360Fanboy got word from Microsoft that the ...

 
 
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Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 sorta, kinda confirmed

On April 3, the Australian Government went ahead and tossed up classification for Geometry Wars Retro Evolved 2. While many of us have had dreams of its announcement, that game has yet to be revealed. So here we go: Geometry Wars Retro Evol...

 
 
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First video of Geometry Wars: Waves

Sure, Project Gotham Racing 4 will have a slew of cars, online modes, and fancy weather effects. That's great, and we're all very excited. But the real reason why we'll be buying Project Gotham Racing 4 this October? The inclusion of Geomet...

 
 
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Geometry Wars: Waves shipping with Project Gotham Racing 4

Bizarre Creations has revealed to UK gaming Web site Pro G that the upcoming Xbox 360 racer, Project Gotham Racing 4, will ship with a new version of Geometry Wars.Called Geometry Wars: Waves, the game will be exclusive to the retail game, ...

 
 
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New Geometry Wars Galaxies commercial; drugs are bad mmmkay?

Despite a sequel for the 360 being hinted at recently, it seems all eyes are on the Wii version of the smash XBLA hit, Geometry Wars. And why shouldn't they be? With brilliant marketing like the above video, I involuntarily rushed out to th...

 
 




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