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This week on Xbox LIVE Arcade: Qix++

You remember Qix, right? That great old game where you draw lines, trying to fill the majority of a stage while not getting hit by the annoying squiggly line monster and its minions. It was and still is loads of fun, especially if you happe...

 
 
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Here, have a buttload of Darius Burst PSP screens

Good morning! What's the best thing to wake up to on a day like today? If you said "bacon and coffee," you are WRONG. The answer is actually these screenshots for Darius Burst on PSP. Alright, so I can think of better things, but this is wh...

 
 
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New brand trailer for Darius Burst on PSP

Warning! A new brand game is approaching! Above you'll find the new trailer for Taito's upcoming Darius Burst on PSP, complete with fishies, lasers, and Engrish. The triumvirate of features essential to any good handheld STG. Okay, I just m...

 
 
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TGS 09: New screens from Raystorm HD on XBLA

With all the Japanese games on display at this Japanese event happening in Japan, it's about time we got to look at a shmup. To that end, Taito has released some fresh screenshots for the upcoming remake of Raystorm on Xbox Live Arcade.The ...

 
 
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Arkanoid making a comeback on WiiWare

Square Enix and Taito are have updated the classic Arkanoid for WiiWare. Arkanoid Plus! will have multiplayer, co-op, arcade mode, time mode, 122 levels and tons of upgrades and power-ups. There's no release date yet, but expect it "so...

 
 
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Space Invaders Extreme 2 screens, PAL release date

Taito and Square-Enix have just announced that Space Invaders Extreme 2, the sequel to what was easily one of my favorite DS games of last year, will be arriving in PAL region territories on October 2nd. The game is slated for release in th...

 
 
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Taito busts a move with Puzzle Bobble Live! for XBLA

Taito has announced today in Japan that Puzzle Bobble Live! is on its way to XBLA, priced at 800 MS points, bringing along this gallery full of screenshots with it. If you live in North America, you probably know Puzzle Bobble as Bust-A-Mov...

 
 
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Fishies and lasers in these Darius Burst screenshots

If you missed it when we first reported on it, Darius Burst is the latest entry in Taito's semi-classic robotic fish shooting series. It's set to revive the franchise after nearly a decade of quiet, and Taito has chosen the PSP as the platf...

 
 
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Famitsu gives us our first look at the Raystorm HD trailer

As expected, word of a Raystorm remake coming to XBLA and PSN has turned out to be very true, and Famitsu has come through with the first video of the game in motion. The trailer was shown at an STG event in Japan over the weekend, understa...

 
 
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Leaked Famitsu Scan reveals Darius Burst for PSP

Hooray for Taito. After screenshots surfaced hinting at an HD remake of Raystorm on XBLA, a recently leaked Famitsu scan tells us the company is set to revive another of its classic shooter franchises with Darius Burst for PSP. Soon you can...

 
 
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Review: Space Bust-A-Move

Ah, Bust-A-Move. No matter how many incarnations of the little game seem to come about, I'm always interested in playing another one and losing myself in that mindless but addictive puzzle action. Naturally, as soon as I saw that Square Eni...

 
 
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Review: Space Invaders: Infinity Gene

You may have noticed that I've been anticipating Taito's Space Invaders: Infinity Gene pretty heavily since it was first announced for the iPhone. Originally released in Japan on mobile phones that aren't sold anywhere else, I thought this ...

 
 
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New gameplay trailer for Space Invaders: Infinity Gene

Taito has just updated its YouTube channel with a new official trailer for its upcoming iPhone title, Space Invaders: Infinity Gene. This is the game whose announcement had my heart all aflutter a few weeks back, and now we're getting a loo...

 
 
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RetRose Tinted: Rastan

[A critical eye takes time to develop. RetRose Tinted is a regular column in which I re-examine games of yesteryear to see if my memories of them live up to the reality.] Rastan is a game which I actively sought out as a child. Every time I...

 
 
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Space Invaders: Infinity Gene coming to iPhone

Being the massive Space Invaders fan that I am, I've had an ear open for any word regarding a little-known addition to the franchise, called Space Invaders: Infinity Gene. Originally a Japan-only release for mobile phones, it was looking li...

 
 
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New Space Bust-A-Move trailer is filled with bubble popping

Bust-A-Move is like crack as it’s always such an addicting experience. Well, all puzzle games are extremely addicting to me but especially the Bust-A-Move series. So, a new Bust-A-Move game is coming out for the Nintendo DS and it&r...

 
 
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Qix headed to XBLA, possibly Minter-ized

According to ze German USK rating board, which is famous for spilling the beans on many an unannounced Taito remake headed for the land of downloadable games, the classic arcade title Qix is on its way to XBLA, (and if history is any indica...

 
 
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Bust-A-Move Live! coming to your 360? It's highly likely

If you're a fan of the Bust-A-Move series, you likely already own several versions of the puzzler, but what's one more? The ESRB has rated Bust-A-Move Live! for Xbox Live Arcade, and unfortunately there's little information beyond that, but...

 
 
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New screens for Taito's next Space Invaders, Puzzle Bobble

Two new Taito games are headed to the Nintendo DS, and we have screenshots and details for both of them.Bub and Bob set off into space in Puzzle Bobble Galaxy. Out to save the universe, they get back to shooting colored bubbles out of their...

 
 
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Bubble Bobble NEO headed to Xbox LIVE Arcade

According to a rating found on Germany's USK ratings board Web site, Taito is set to bring a title called Bubble Bobble NEO to the Xbox 360. Previously rumors floating around the Internet have indicate the game would be coming to Xbox ...

 
 
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Square Enix confirms release date for Bubble Bobble Plus!

In February Bubble Bobble Wii came to Japanese WiiWare, and I was oohing and aahing over it in hopes I might get to play one of my classic favorites with tons of extra maps including expert map packs. It seems that my wish will come true, a...

 
 
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Taito enters Android Market, ready to drain your G1's battery

Taito has announed today that it has begun distributing the classic games Space Invaders and Arkanoid Doh It Again on the Android Market. Even though both games have been on the market for a week. OLD! The deal is that each game costs $5....

 
 
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Rumortoid: Space Invaders Extreme 2 in the works?

It seems that Play Asia has been a source of game announcement leaks lately, dropping news of Strikers 1945 and Crimsongem Saga. Hopefully it's going to be three for three, as it now contains a listing for Space Invaders Extreme 2. Play Asi...

 
 
 
 




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