The Xbox Live Arcade was one of the best features of the Xbox 360, giving players access to thousands of smaller titles that wouldn’t otherwise have made it to market. However, it turns out that some executives at Microsoft were worried about the consequences of the service, with some even having fears that it could eventually lead to the end of the console industry.
Realms of Ancient War or RAW (not to be confused with the game with sweaty dudes grappling in tights), comes at a time when the market is pretty well saturated with loot-based hack’n’slash RPGs. Is RAW one of the ones worth your money?(more…)
When one amateur video game article writer has a chance to interview one of his favorite developers he does not say no. We sat down with Jay Stuckwisch, Marketing Director and 2D Artist for Twisted Pixel to find out who that guy is on the spokes of I.R.I.S spokes, the protagonist from the newly shown game LocoCycle, and questions about the mighty beard of Frank Wilson. If you have no idea who Twisted Pixel is shame on you; luckily you can brush up on their awesomeness here at my developer spotlight of them.(more…)
If you like stealth games, ninjas, or awesomeness; buy Mark of the Ninja.(more…)
Twisted Pixel is one of the best (and craziest) developers that have strutted their stuff on XBLA. It’s fitting that the word loco features prominently in their new game: LocoCycle.(more…)
Dust An Elysian Tail started as a Dream Build Play winner and now is a full-fledged Summer of Arcade title with big Microsoft backing. Has it improved or collapsed under hefty expectations by eager fans?(more…)
Does 5th Cell’s first foray into the wide world of shooters do justice to their pedigree?(more…)
Prince of Persia (2D) + Zombies = Deadlight. What more could you possibly want?(more…)
Twisted Pixel, the crazy developers behind some of the best XBLA games, is going to be announcing a new game at E3. While that news by itself is enough to set this Twisted Pixel fan aflutter it gets better.
Even though publisher DTP Entertainment has filed for Insolvency, Awesomenauts will release as planned.
Originally announced in 2007, Fez has been in development for quite a long time. Was the wait worth it? Absolutely.(more…)
Anomaly Warzone Earth has made its way to the PC, iPhone, iPad, Android and Mac platforms and finally it has come to XBLA; but is it a good fit for the platform?(more…)