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Here is Rock Band Blitz’s Full Track List

The Xbox Live Arcade release of Rock Band Blitz is just around the corner, and Harmonix’s latest attempt to invigorate the flatlining music genre is looking to be an interesting, bite-sized experience that will satisfy your quick cravings for plastic … Continue reading

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Jet Set Radio HD to Hit XBLA on September 11

If the popular Dreamcast title, Jet Set Radio was your favorite rollerskating/graffiti-spraying game of all time, you’re not alone. Not only is Jet Set Radio a game in a genre completely its own, but the popular title will be making … Continue reading

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Deadlight Launch Trailer Hits the Interwebz

  The atmospheric and aesthetically-noir Shadow Complex rip-off side-scrolling apocalypse shooter, Deadlight, is set to hit the Xbox Live Arcade later this week. You’d be forgiven if you had no idea what Deadlight is, as the developer and Microsoft have … Continue reading

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Polytron: “Patching Fez Would Cost Us Thousands of Dollars”

The popular 8-bit platformer, Fez, recently received a patch that fixed a number of problems for players, but unfortunately inconvenienced approximately 1% of users with game-crippling bugs. As unlucky as that is, what’s even more pathetic is the price that … Continue reading

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Capcom Announces JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD for XBLA, PSN

You’d be forgiven for not knowing about Capcom’s Playstation and Dreamcast fighter, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. The game, a Street Fighter-esque rendition of the popular anime series, wasn’t exactly the most balanced or unique fighter, but it certainly had its charms … Continue reading

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Why Microsoft Needs to Focus on XBLA to Stay on Top

In an industry where exclusives are beginning to mean less and less for Microsoft, it only seems logical that the company stop touting greater sales of multi-platform titles and focus on its truly special content. Yes, I’m talking about the … Continue reading

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Will the Release of Minecraft Kill the XBLIG Channel?

Although the release of Minecraft technically has little to do with Microsoft’s often maligned attempt to show independent developers some love, it could spell the end of days for the already much criticized Xbox Live Indie Games (XBLIG) channel. A … Continue reading

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Are XBLA Games Overshadowing Exclusive Triple-A Releases for the Xbox 360?

The quality to expense ratio, otherwise known as getting the most bang for your buck, is perhaps the biggest influencing factor mulled over by individuals in the market for a new game. Up until fairly recently, these gamers were presented … Continue reading

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FortressCraft: Legitimate Clone or Shameless Minecraft Knockoff?

With Minecraft finally set to hit XBLA next week, we’re left to ponder the fate of the other sandbox-building games. Responsible for drawing much needed attention to the otherwise neglected Indie Channel, games like CastleMiner, Total Miner and a few … Continue reading

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The Best XBLA Games Ever

The independent game developer has gone mainstream. And while the meteoric rise of the little guy marks a huge evolution in the way the average person perceives gaming, it would probably not have happened without the emergence of digital-distribution channels … Continue reading

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