Platform games were easily my genre of choice back in the old ‘retro’ days of the SNES, Master System, NES and Genesis. Cool to stare at, tricky to play and even more difficult to master. A true gamers... Continue Reading »
While Microsoft are busying the final tweaks for their incoming Summer of Arcade, two new XBLA bundles have appeared on the marketplace.
Both packs cost 1600 MS Points and both contain 5 full XBLA titles... Continue Reading »
Visually, you’re in for a treat
Pacific Rim looks like every kid’s dream film (whether man-child or young child) gigantic robots known as Jaegers battling evil alien forces that have found their... Continue Reading »
For those looking forward to the release of Monaco on XBLA today, we’ve got some bad news, which you may already have guessed.
That’s right, it’s going to be delayed.
A slightly obscure... Continue Reading »
That’s right, it’s coming. 4J have confirmed that Minecraft title update 9 is now undergoing certification ready for release. The celebrate this they’ve given the world the full patch... Continue Reading »
Yippee! Grab your Transformers and Action Man and head off to the arcades, it’s 1986.
Capcom have released a trailer for the next instalment of the Capcom Arcade Cabinet games, which are to be released... Continue Reading »
That’s right, Snoop Dogg is coming to Xbox Live, and 505 Games have grabbed the rapper for voice-overs and a little beat ‘em up fun. This is a kung-fu rhythm-action mash-up set to Snoop’s... Continue Reading »
Major Nelson has posted some interesting information on his blog, detailing the most popular games on Xbox Live in 2012.
The stats are based on average Unique Users per day connected to Xbox LIVE or full... Continue Reading »
Today Microsoft have launched PLAY, a service which gives owners of Windows 8 devices the ability to play Xbox Live Arcade Titles.
There are 15 titles available to play and they will feature leaderboards... Continue Reading »
The Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft graced Xbox Live Arcade with its presence 7 months ago and has already sold an incredible 5,000,000 (yes, 5 million!) units to date, making it one of the most successful... Continue Reading »
This Eurogamer’s Expo gets underway at Earl’s Court in London next Thursday (27th September 2012), and Microsoft Studios has finally lifted the lid on what they’ll be bringing to the... Continue Reading »
In a recent Twitter update from their account, 4J Studios have confirmed a few details for the Minecraft 1.8.2 update, which by their own admission will not be out soon, that will include some features... Continue Reading »
Sam & Max (aka the Freelance Police) are celebrating their 25th anniversary with a sale on Xbox Live Arcade.
The cartoon dog and “hyperkinectic rabbity thing” first appeared as a comic... Continue Reading »
We got a look at some pre-alpha footage for Neocore Games’ forthcoming XBLA hack n’ slash title The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing earlier in the year, and although it portrayed the stoic... Continue Reading »
Last month, SEGA officially announced that Sonic Adventure 2 would be winging its way to Xbox Live Arcade in October after a minor boo-boo saw the title listed up on the Xbox Live Marketplace rather prematurely.
It... Continue Reading »
Warner Brothers have today released another set of new trailers, profiling the fierce battle skills weilded by Aaragorn & Runsing along with Hildofson and Sauron. Set to be released in Autumn 2012... Continue Reading »
Telltale Games have confirmed, after teasing us with the really rather ambiguous “very soon” release time, that The Walking Dead: Episode 3, titled Long Road Ahead should drop onto XBLA tomorrow.
Telltale... Continue Reading »
Fruit Ninja Kinect is getting some DLC that will give the motion controlled title a retro makeover.
The 8-Bit Cartridge DLC is due out on the 31st of August 2012 and features the Super Retro Land background,... Continue Reading »
Earlier today, Telltale Games provided a natty little stats video to show which decisions gamers were making during their Episode 2 playthroughs, but the developer has also named Episodes 3 and 4, with... Continue Reading »
If you’ve played Episode 2 of Telltale Games’ excellent The Walking Dead series, then you’ll know that there are some (pretty harsh) decisions to be made, most of which have a direct... Continue Reading »