JUJU is gorgeous, coming out December 9th and now on XBLA

Nov 19, 2014

Flying Wild Hog has announced a new system and release date for JUJU, the upcoming platformer with a cooperative twist that makes it perfect for all skill-levels. JUJU will be available December 9 & 10 as a digital download on PlayStation 3 (PSN), PC (Steam), and now Xbox 360 (XBLA).

AirMech Arena comes to Xbox 360 today

Jul 31, 2014

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Blood of the Werewolf launches onto Xbox 360

Jun 11, 2014

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Far Cry Classic coming to XBLA and PSN on February 11th

Feb 07, 2014

Ubisoft announced today that Far Cry Classic, will be available in North America for download on XBLA for Xbox 360 and on the PSN for PlayStation 3 on February 11, 2014 for $9.99.

Deadfall Adventures Review

Nov 13, 2013

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, you play as a plucky anti-hero whose family contains a long line of explorers, and you reluctantly and begrudgingly join up in this expedition for the cause of money, and pretty woman.

Contrast releases on November 15th, new screenshots

Nov 08, 2013

CONTRAST, the platform/puzzler developed by Compulsion Games for PC, the PlayStation Store and Xbox LIVE Arcade, is set to emerge from the shadows on 15 November 2013. To celebrate, four new screenshots have been released of Dawn and Didi interacting with the stunning, 1920s film noir-inspired world.

Final Exam Review

Nov 05, 2013

Originally given the confusing title of ‘Obscure’, as the developers who eventually formed Mighty Rocket Studio, have already made a game called Obscure. The game itself isn’t obscure, and is a clear and focused game that is well worth your time and money.

Blood Knights, a Vampire Hack ‘n’ Slash coming to XBLA this week

Oct 29, 2013

 Kalypso Media Digital is thrilled to announce that Blood Knights, the medieval, vampire-themed hack ‘n’ slash will make its debut on November 1 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft priced at $14.99USD/£11.99/€14.90. Other formats will follow on November 13.
 
Set in a medieval fantasy world, Blood Knights will feature quick, deadly combat, smart team-work and ferocious cooperative monster slaying. To get you in the vampire-slaying mood, Kalypso has released a new trailer to give you a blood-soaked taste of Blood Knights’ epic combat and the rich environments located in the game. 

Blood Knights is a hack ‘n slash action – RPG, where the age-old war between humans and vampires is out-of-control and threatens to plunge the world into the abyss. The game combines spectacular combat with RPG elements in single-player or co-op mode. Blood Knights is developed by Deck 13 interactive, who have made a name for themselves with such titles as ‘Venetica’, ‘Jack Keane’ and ‘Ankh’. Set in a mystical version of the Middle Ages, Blood Knights is an exciting story about the Knights Templar and a legendary Vampire Hunter who finds himself bound by blood to the powerful vampire Alysa during a daring mission. The two must work together to break the blood spell and defeat the hordes of evil creatures who stand between them and their goal.
 
Features of Blood Knights

  • Utilize close and ranged weapons to slay monstrous foes and enhance your abilities with XP gained through fast and furious combat
  • Quickly swap between two playable characters with differing skillsets
  • Suck the blood of your enemies in order to power up and unleash devastating vampire powers
  • Ride solo, or take on the horde with a friend in thrilling Co-op
  • Interact with the environment using your attract and repel skills
  • Multiple choice dialogues will affect and alter the world around you
  • Classic Vampire story narrated with atmospheric cut-scenes
  • Equip yourself with 160 available weapons and 40 different armor elements 

Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD announced for Digital Release in January 2014

Oct 24, 2013

Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD, the striking chapter in the pre–American Revolution Assassin’s Creed saga, will arrive for the first time as a digital title on PlayStation Network on January 14, 2014, on Windows PC on January 15, 2014, and on Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft in early 2014. 

As Aveline, the first playable female Assassin in the Assassin’s Creed saga, you must use your skill, instinct and weaponry – including a machete, poison-dart blowpipe, a whip and duelling pistols – to hunt down and eliminate your enemies as you embark on an unforgettable journey that will take you from the crowded streets of New Orleans, through voodoo-haunted swamps and ancient Mayan ruins. 

Completely remastered and featuring unique gameplay mechanics and an immersive Assassin’s Creed storyline delivered in stunning high definition, Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD is priced at only $19.99. 

In addition, for a limited time only, players who purchase or who have already purchased the Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag™ Season Pass for PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system or for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft will receive $5 off their purchase of Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD. 

CONTRAST not only looks great, but sounds great and is available for pre-order

Oct 16, 2013

CONTRAST, the multi-award winning puzzle/platform game for PC, PlayStation Store and Xbox LIVE Arcade developed by Compulsion Games, today captivates us with its music through a new video, featuring the sublime voice of Laura Ellis.

Delivering a captivating ambiance of the brilliance of film noir mixed with the tease of burlesque and infusing a sultry jazz soundtrack, CONTRAST enthrals with every plot twist.  A unique game mechanic allows players to shift in and out of the shadow dimension playing light against dark as you make your way through a mysterious adventure. Today’s trailer reveals one of the tracks from the original soundtrack of the game, House on Fire performed by the talented jazz singer Laura Ellis. The lyrics were written by Compulsion Games and the music was composed by the talented audio team from WaveGeneration Audio, all originally scored for CONTRAST.

CONTRAST will be available mid-November, and will be available in two packages: the standard digital edition, and a Collector’s Edition which includes the Original Soundtrack of CONTRAST as well as the CONTRAST “Programme”, a 52-page art book containing the art commented throughout by the development team.

Starting today, PC players can pre-order CONTRAST on Steam and will receive a 25% discount on the Collector’s Edition. They will receive immediately the Original Soundtrack and the 52-page art book commented by Compulsion.

Final Exam trailer gives an overview of the game

Sep 11, 2013

Baseball bats, hordes of monsters and Mighty Rocket Launchers, this is what’s on the menu with today’s video! Final Exam, the pure 2.5D side-scroller drenched in blood and zany humor, developed by Mighty Rocket Studio for PC, Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation Network, is presented in more detail through an explosive overview trailer.

Brutal Joe, one of the four playable characters of the game, tells us about all the ingredients composing the explosive cocktail Final Exam. Alone or in cooperative mode (4 players online and 2 in local play), you will have to survive the attacks of packs of monsters trying to skin you alive, while trying to complete original and varied objectives throughout huge, non-linear levels.

Pick your character, smash the record high scores and explore every inch of the levels to earn experience points enabling your character to level up, unlock new weapons and gain new special attacks and devastating skills! Unleash your most impressive combos to pulverize both the monsters and your friends’ high scores, and climb up the official online rankings!

Final Exam will be available for download on PC, Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network on November 8th.

World Series of Poker: Full House Pro launches free on Xbox Live Arcade

Sep 05, 2013

From Microsoft Studios, Caesars Interactive Entertainment and Pipeworks Software comes the free to play with Gold poker game “World Series of Poker: Full House Pro,” available today on Xbox Live.

“World Series of Poker: Full House Pro” takes the Xbox Live arcade hit “Full House Poker” to a whole new level and brings the most realistic and authentic version of the World Series of Poker live tournament to Xbox Live. Poker players can build their bankrolls as they compete against opponents from around the world while personalizing their experience with flashy avatar accessories, amazing chip tricks, and real-world casinos. 

Additional game features:

  • From single-player mode, to single-table games and full-blown tournaments, you never need to worry about finding a game that suits your style.
  • Jump in and play with real competitors any time, day or night.
  • Receive a free stack of chips each day to kick start your climb up the leaderboard where you can challenge players at any level you wish!
  • World Series of Poker on ESPN announcers Lon McEachern and Norman Chad provide commentary during play, giving gamers the authenticity as if they were on ESPN playing in the World Series of Poker.
  • A constant stream of updates and new content, there will always be a reason to come back and see what’s new! 

Mass Effect “Mash-Up Pack” coming for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Sep 02, 2013

Mojang, BioWare and Microsoft are incredibly excited to announce the up and coming availability of the first Mash-up pack add-on for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, in which worlds from other popular game franchises are fused into Minecraft’s iconic pixelated form.

Developed by 4J Studios and available  on Xbox 360 starting Sept. 4 for 320 Microsoft Points ($3.99), the first Mash-up Pack will feature the popular Mass Effect franchise, allowing fans to play in the stunning recreation of the Mars Facility from Mass Effect 3 or create their own worlds with special Mass Effect textures and craft-able items. The Mash-up also includes themed menus and user interface, 36 pixel-perfect Mass Effect character skins and 22 music tracks from the Mass Effect 3 soundtrack.

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