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Ms. ‘Splosion Man is Gettin’ Some Beta Lovin’

Ms. ‘Splosion Man is Gettin’ Some Beta Lovin’

Tweet I love the fact that I used three apostrophes in that title.   Are you so excited for the upcoming release of Ms. ‘Splosion Man that you just can’t wait?  Well you may not have to if you are one of the lucky 10,000 gamers that will get early access to the game’s multiplayer mode.

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Is There Anything Ms. Splosion Man Won’t Do?

Is There Anything Ms. Splosion Man Won’t Do?

Tweet The upcoming sequel to the entertaining action-puzzler ‘Splosion Man will feature his female counter part much like Ms. Pac-Man followed the footsteps of her beloved.

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The Creator of “The Toxic Avenger” Enlisted For The Gunstringer

The Creator of “The Toxic Avenger” Enlisted For The Gunstringer

Tweet If you haven’t seen Twisted Pixel Games upcoming Kinect game, The Gunstringer, then you probably don’t own a Kinect.  For must of us that jumped on the controller-free experience, the games have been sparse and all eyes have been on the on-rails marionette shooter coming from the minds that brought us Splosion Man and […]

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Jimmie Johnson’s Anything With An Engine: NASCAR X Mario Kart

Jimmie Johnson’s Anything With An Engine: NASCAR X Mario Kart

Tweet When NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson met up with the development team at Isopod Labs, it was easy to see Jimmie had a love for video games and wanted to create something that was fun for everyone.  When asked what kind of cars he would like to drive in a racing game his response was […]

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Bastion May Be The Best Action RPG Coming To XBLA

Bastion May Be The Best Action RPG Coming To XBLA

Tweet I have to admit that before even getting to PAX East this year the one game I was most intrigued to see and get my hand-on was Bastion.  The game is being developed by Supergiant Games, a small group of developers with a bit of their team’s past based in larger companies.  Now they […]

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Full House Poker for XBLA Review – Avatars Can Bluff

Full House Poker for XBLA Review – Avatars Can Bluff

Tweet One of the first XBLA games I can remember playing night after night when the Xbox 360 first launched was Texas Hold ‘Em.  It gave you the feeling of gambling at a high stakes poker table without the feeling of remorse after losing all your money in one lousy hand.  The game was simple but […]

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Toy Soldiers Set To Signal A Cold War on XBLA

Toy Soldiers Set To Signal A Cold War on XBLA

Tweet Last year on XBLA, Signal Studios released Toy Soldiers and received great praise among multiple videogame sites.  The game was a mix of action strategy and tower defense that had you defending your territory from waves of enemies and controlling multiple units or ‘toys’ throughout a match.  This first game of theirs was set in […]

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Torchlight Review – Not Quite A Smooth Translation

Torchlight Review – Not Quite A Smooth Translation

Tweet When Runic Games released Torchlight for the PC, the game was greeted with rave reviews from both the media and PC gamers.  It was deemed the game to get while you wait for Diablo 3.  With many hours of dungeon crawling and a free level editor to boot, the game was not only a […]

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ilomilo Review

ilomilo Review

Tweet That is not a spelling error in the pictured title, there are no capital letters in ilomilo.  This beautiful XBLA title was developed by SouthEnd Interactive and has enough cuteness crammed into it to keep you smiling for the next year. ilomilo feels like an art project that developed into a story that lead […]

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Raskulls Review

Raskulls Review

Tweet Those of you may remember a puzzle game called Mr. Driller that has seen its fair share of re-releases over the years.  The game tasked players with drilling colored blocks while moving downward to reach a set distance.  Well I would be surprised if the developers at Halfbrick Studios were not fans of Mr. […]