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Features, Reviews, Survival Horror, XBL Arcade
RipTen Review: AMY (XBLA)

The Reviewer (not) by Edgar Allan Poe To you the gamer pessimist, I ask you honor one request; My credibility and past you more…

Industry-News, Internet Games, News, PC, Steam
UKIE to Launch PC Download Chart

The UK’s games trade body UKIE has announced that a beta version of its PC Download Chart will launch in February. The more…

Industry-News, Microsoft, Rumors, Windows Phone 7, Xbox 360
Rumor: Microsoft to Allow Real Money on Xbox Live this Year

Rumor has it that Microsoft will be phasing out their silly points system by the end of the year. A source close to the more…

News, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
Xbox Live Arcade House Party Line-up Revealed, Dated and Priced

Microsoft’s Major Nelson, via his blog, has revealed the full line-up for this year’s Xbox Live House Party. This is a more…

News, Survival Horror, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
I Am Alive to Release March 7th as Part of XBLA House Party

Ubisoft today announced that I Am Alive will be part of the XBLA House Party promotion and will be available on XBLA March more…

News, Survival Horror, Trailers, Video, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
New I Am Alive Trailer Shows a Unique and Varied Combat System

Ubisoft has released a new trailer for I Am Alive which shows a unique and varied combat system. The video shows that the more…

3DS, DS, Features, Move, News, PC, PlayStation 3, PSN, PSP, Sony, Wii, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
New Video Game Releases: Jan. 9 – Jan.15

Now that we’re past the holiday season, we can start to look for an increase in both the quantity and quality of new more…

Features, Industry-News, News, PC, PSN, XBL Arcade
Bastion Hits the 500K Mark; Wins 60 Awards

The Kid knew he could do it. Didn’t even have a doubt that Bastion would be a great success. And it was, selling 500,000 more…

Platformer, Puzzle, Reviews, Side Scroller, XBL Arcade
RipTen Review: Trine 2 (XBLA)

Trine 2 combines a beautiful, artistic and vibrant world with platforming, puzzles and action / RPG elements to create one of more…

Features, First Person Shooter, PC, PlayStation 3, Previews, PSN, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360
Gotham City Impostors Is Not Your Average FPS (Hands On)

The last thing that comes to your mind when thinking of Batman and The Joker is a FPS.  So, Gotham City Impostors is a very more…

News, Real Time Strategy, Tower Defense, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360
Anomaly: Warzone Earth Finally Coming to XBLA in 2012 (Yay)

11 Bit studios critically acclaimed “Tower Offense” game Anomaly: Warzone Earth is finally coming to XBLA next spring.  How more…

Driving, Genre, Microsoft, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSN, Retro, Reviews, SEGA, Sony, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
RipTen Review: Daytona USA (XBLA)

Our editor Dave Oshry is a man who stereotypes people. Is there a term for that? There should be a term for that. more…

Action, PC, Reviews, Third Person, Tower Defense, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Orcs Must Die! (XBLA)

Orcs Must Die! isn’t your typical tower defense game. Which is why the game excels at being one of the most fun and more…

News, PlayStation 3, PSN, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
I Am Alive Still Lives – Announced for PSN and XBLA this Winter with Trailer

I Am Alive still lives (despite disappearing from view for a little while) as a digital title with a release window, new more…

Action, Casual, Driving, Kinect, Reviews, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Burnout Crash! (XBLA)

I have to say, I wasn’t too ecstatic when EA announced the next title in the Burnout franchise would be a top down arcade more…