Video Game News
Happy Wars Celebrates First Year With Big Announcement
It may be hard to believe for those war-drunk masses constantly duking it out onlin,e but Happy Wars has been bringing the pain for a full year now. To celebrate, Microsoft Studios has announced a few big figures concerning the game's short life cycle, as well as plans for a sequel.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows Now Available For Xbox 360, Steam
Fans of the new or old television cartoon of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be pleased to know that nostalgia hits back hard with Activision's latest licensed-based beat 'em up, which has launched today for the Xbox 360 as part of the Xbox Live Summer of Arcade, as well as on Steam for PC.
Five Action Games Bundled And Discounted On XBLA
If you haven't yet had your fill of all of these summer discounts, collections and sales, then you might want to mosey on over to Xbox Live Arcade and check out the “Arcade: Action Packed Bundle.” It's offering up five indie darlings from the beat-everything-up category for just 1600 Microsoft Points.
CastleStorm Storms XBLA May 29th
Storming castles is the name of the game, quite literally, in upcoming Xbox Live Arcade game, CastleStorm. Players will be able to bring down the house (er, castle?) on May 29 for 800 MSP.
Xbox Live Arcade Hosts April Sales
The sales keep on rolling in as of late and, over the next couple of weeks, the Xbox Live Marketplace will offer more than 20 games and DLCs at discounts of up to 75 percent off.
Serious Sam Double D XXL Has Been Unleashed On XBLA
You know what’s better than killing aliens with a gun? Killing aliens with a stack of guns held together with nothing more than duct tape and awesomeness. All of that, and more, is now available on Xbox Live Arcade in the form of Serious Sam Double D XXL.
Minecraft Gamers Make A Working 8-Bit Computer Inside Minecraft
Talk about a meta-game. Two Minecraft aficionados have gone and done the unthinkable: they've recreated an 8-bit Redstone computer inside of Minecraft that can perform simple computational tasks. That is, by all accounts, insane.
Scott Pilgrim Vs The World Achievements Hint At New DLC
You still play Scott Pilgrim Vs The World: The Game? Well, if you do then there's some potentially good news as a new set of achievements have been discovered and suggests that the “Wallace Pack” DLC many fans expected to be released during the mid part of may finally arrive after many delays and hiccups in the release schedule.
Serious Sam Double D XXL Release Date Set
Xbox 360 fans will get a nice dose of some first-person cooperative goodness soon with Serious Sam Double D XXL, which is set to release for Microsoft's home console on February 20th, later this year...or rather, next month. The game will be a fully featured release across XBL and will carry a moderate budget price of 800 MS Points.
Serious Sam Games Seriously Discounted On XBLA
I know it’s the holidays, but now it’s time to get Serious. And by Serious, of course I mean Serious Sam, one of the baddest mo-fos to ever pick up a rocket launcher. Whether you’ve been naughty or nice this year, the festive folks at Croteam, Devolver Digital and Mastertronic are of the opinion that you deserve a present or two. That’s why they’ve marked down pretty much all things Serious Sam related for a special holiday sale on the Xbox Live Arcade.
Xbox Live Getting Maxim, Karaoke, CNET Apps This Week
It looks like Microsoft is trying harder than ever to turn the Xbox 360 into your home media hub, announcing a boatload of new apps headed to Live, starting with a handful you’ll be able to start enjoying this very week.
Black Knight Sword Coming To XBLA Dec 12th
Suda 51 is still making bizarre games because people still love to play those bizarre games. Black Knight Sword recently had its released date announced for the Xbox 360 and is scheduled to launch for the Live Arcade on December 12th. The game is truly an odd mix of both artistic originality and bloody, gory gameplay.
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Coming To XBLA, PC Retail Spring, 2013
I think it's interesting when a game does so well digitally that the developer decides that it's a smart move to take the game physical, that's exactly what's happening with the crowd-funded, greenlight-voted indie game, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams.
Awesomenauts Full Digital Guide Available For iOS, Android
A new digital guide has become fully available for gamers looking to get a good understanding of the game mechanics, characters and all the ins and outs of learning how to become a legitimate awesomenaut at Awesomenauts. The app is available right now for both iPhone and Android users, so there's no mobile discrimination to worry about when using the app.
Xbox Live Marketplace Offers Black Friday Deals
Not to be outdone by those uppity brick and mortar stores, Xbox Live Arcade is offering a few Black Friday deals of its own, marking a handful of games and DLC for 50 percent off for one day only. As to the point as ever, Major Nelson recently made a brief statement announcing the Xbox Live Marketplace Black Friday sale, showing off a pair of games and five bits of various DLC, all marked down by half price.