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Review: Double Dragon: Neon

Beat-’em-ups are quite the strange genre to me. I grew playing many of them: Simpsons, X-Men, and Turtles in Time in the arcades were my jam. In fact, I’d say they are still my jam. That said, it’s easy to recognize their ...

 
 
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Far Cry Classic coming to US, launch date revealed

Ubisoft announced Far Cry Classic quite a while ago, but things quickly went quiet -- which is understandable, seeing as how most people were too focused on news coming out of E3 to really care too much. That changed once Ubisoft ...

 
 
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Blood of the Werewolf heading to XBLA and PSN

Majesco's indie label, Midnight City, has announced that Blood of the Werewolf is heading to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network Q2 2014. The Metroidvania-style game was released on Steam last year, and the console release will add a n...

 
 
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Xbox Live deal: Dark Souls, Tales of Vesperia, D&D

The Xbox Live deal of the week features a strange group of games, but strange can be good. These discounts are valid until Monday, January 27 for Gold subscribers: Dark Souls ($4.99) Tales of Vesperia ($4.94) Powerstar Golf ($14.99) Final ...

 
 
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Microsoft still missing the point of 'free-to-play'

Happy Wars is one of the handful of free-to-play titles on Xbox Live. It's free-to-play if you're a paying subscriber of Xbox Live Gold that is. Well Happy Wars was finally made playable for non-paying Silver members, kind of. Silver member...

 
 
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Guardian of Light's free now for Xbox Live Gold members

It's time for another predictable but helpful bi-weekly reminder that a new game is free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. This time, it's 2010's Summer of Arcade title Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. Of course, this offer won't be on t...

 
 
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Europe is getting a much better Far Cry bundle

Ubisoft's Far Cry Compilation for PlayStation 3 -- which includes Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3, and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon -- has been outdone by ... Ubisoft. Europe is getting a bundle of its own, dubbed Far Cry: The Wild Expedition, that include...

 
 
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Assassin's Creed Liberation looks way better in HD

Assassin's Creed Liberation is making the jump from handheld to consoles and PC. Liberation HD is completely remastered visually, and Ubisoft released some new screenshots to show off how much prettier the game looks. Otherwise it plays exa...

 
 
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Rekoil comes out this month on PC and Xbox Live Arcade

Plastic Piranha's Rekoil is coming out at the end of this month. Expect the Windows PC version on January 28 through Steam. The Xbox Live Arcade version is titled Rekoil: Liberator, and that's out January 29. Each version will run for $14....

 
 
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Review: Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

As the eldest of three, there have been more than a few occasions in my life where I wished my siblings would just disappear. Whether it was from them breaking my things; disrupting my privacy; or as I grew older, the embarrassment they c...

 
 
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Sunday gaming deals: Steam, Xbox, and more

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday! There are gaming deals going down today only, this very Sunday. Well really they are just today's deals of some on going sales over at Steam, Green Man Gaming, and at XBox... but hey, we're lazy and we like to have t...

 
 
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Castlevaniamania takes over today's Xbox sales

Today's Xbox Live sale is just like your old drinking buddy that got a girlfriend and can't be bothered to make time for you anymore -- totally whipped. Three Castlevania titles and a whole lot of downloadable content make up day ...

 
 
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Xbox One gets Max: The Curse of Brotherhood tomorrow

The more I think back to what I've played of Max: The Curse of Brotherhood, the more I want to try the platformer again. To best it. The game was unexpectedly challenging in a good way. It's getting something of a surprise release for Xbox ...

 
 
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Marvel characters are coming to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Ed.

I don't know that I fully grasp the appeal of premium skins in Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, but I was never one to buy crap for my Avatar, either, so I'm clearly not the intended audience. If I were, however, these characters from the upcom...

 
 
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Day two of the Xbox sale is all two-dimensional

The second day of Microsoft's annual end-of-year games sale puts 2D explorative indies in the spotlight. Terraria, Fez, and Spelunky are all on discount for approximately $5, $2.50, and $3.75 respectively. These are only the daily...

 
 
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Marvel vs. Capcom games to be pulled from PSN & XBLA

Capcom has announced, that by year's end, both Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom 2 will no longer be available on the PSN and XBLA stores.  While no specific date is listed -- in the post over at the Capcom U...

 
 
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Minecraft sells 10 million on Xbox 360, plus a DLC sale

Damn. 10 million copies of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition have been sold to date. I'd say the person responsible for initiating the deal that would eventually lead to this version coming about deserves a raise, or a pat on the back -- or somet...

 
 
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Call of Juarez: Gunslinger is $3.74 in Ubisoft XBL sale

Now thorough December 16, a selection of Ubisoft games are reduced in price on Xbox Live. The standout offer here is Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, a game much better than its name would suggest. That's down to $3.74, which is impulse-buy terr...

 
 
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You don't say: Super Time Force also coming to Xbox One

No, Xbox 360s haven't magically become irrelevant now that the Xbox One is out, but developers are starting to make the transition all the same. For a game like Super Time Force, it makes total sense that it would release across both syste...

 
 
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Here are Xbox Live's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

Major Nelson has the full list of Xbox Live deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday over here, but if it's simply the highlights you're looking for, look no further. Now through December 2, there's Skyrim, Dragonborn, and Dawnguard for half...

 
 
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Review: Foul Play

The beat-'em-up genre has some serious classics in it; Turtles in Time and Castle Crashers immediately come to mind. There’s just something about those games that cement them as amazing experiences in our mind. Playing with buddies, t...

 
 
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Two weeks until State of Decay's Breakdown DLC drops

The first DLC for State of Decay is gearing up to release on Friday, November 29 for $6.99 on Xbox Live Arcade and Steam. Breakdown is more of an endless survival mode -- it's actually separate from the game's main story -- with unlockable...

 
 
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XBLA games on Xbox One will have 1,000 achievement points

It looks like the limit on Achievement points for Xbox Live Arcade games on the Xbox One will be rising to 1,000, instead of being only 400. On Twitter, PopCap Games tweeted that Peggle 2 will have a Gamerscore of 1,000, and the post f...

 
 
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PSA: The Bridge crosses over to Xbox Live Arcade today

I've heard there's a whole lot of hullabaloo right now surrounding fancy schmancy next-generation systems. If you're a console gamer that's not wrapped up in that hot fuss, there's a title that's landing on Xbox Live Arcade today that look...

 
 
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Review: Final Exam

Eight years ago when Microsoft kicked off this generation with the Xbox 360, the concept of downloadable arcade titles on a home console was nothing more than a vision. With the Xbox 360 came the Xbox Live Arcade and one addictive title t...

 
 




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Finally got Trails Of Cold Steel 1&2! That was a wild No tutorial, level 50 characters with tons of techniques, and a unique combat Feels like all that confusion isnt what they intended to begin with considering the storys fast pace?

 
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Bloodstained Ritual of the Night has delayed the Backer Beta Demo for technical reasons to June

 
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