Video Game News
Six Games Delisted From Xbox Live Arcade
Prohibited digital distribution? This is an issue we'll be dealing with a lot from now on, considering that the advent of digital distribution is in full swing and games are being axed from the storefronts left and right. Six digital victims have been claimed in the latest delistings on Xbox Live, including Sega Rally Online Arcade and Kung-Fu Strike.
Serious Sam 3: BFE Headed To XBLA Next Week
It was announced last week that PC gamers would be getting some “Jewel of the Nile” DLC for Serious Sam 3 BFE, and now we can announce that the same DLC is headed to the XBLA version of the game. What’s that? There isn’t an XBLA version of the game, you say? Well, as of Oct. 17, there will be. Booya!
World Of Keflings Takes A Trip To Candy Land
Xbox Live Arcade game World of Keflings is about to get a whole new world to play in as the upcoming “Sugar, Spice and Not So Nice” DLC pack offers some sweet confectionery goodness for players to turn into an oh-so-tasty kingdom of their very own.
Hell Yeah: Wrath Of The Dead Rabbit Pimp It Up Trailer
Sega wants you to pimp it up in Hell Yeah: Wrath of the Dead Rabbit. The game is all about collecting mad loot, outfitting your undead rabbit with some sick gear and collecting some radical guns. The new trailer focuses on everything mentioned here in the opening paragraph and then some, giving gamers a good idea of what to expect from this over-the-top arcade title.
State Of Decay Melee Combat, Driving On Display In New Video
Undead Labs and Microsoft Studios' upcoming open-world, zombie-survival game, State of Decay was on display at PAX Prime last weekend, enabling gamers and press alike to have a good idea of how the game mechanics work, what the combat looks like and what the driving is like.
Joe Danger 2: The Movie Launches On September 14th
With the summer movie blockbuster season winding down, adrenaline junkies are in need of a new action hero to take the wheel and steer everyone over a fiery chasm of awesomeness. Joe Danger is one such hero and, in his upcoming Xbox Live Arcade game Joe Danger 2: The Movie, he aims to do exactly that. And now that Hello Games has announced a Sept. 14 release date, we know exactly when he aims to do exactly that, too.
Happy Wars Brings Free-To-Play To XBLA
Happy Wars is headed to Xbox Live Arcade sometime this fall and, good news for you cheap-Os in the audience, the game will be completely free-to-play. Sure, you'll be able to spend some real world cash on various bits of cosmetics and what have you but, as a game itself, Happy Wars will be XBLA's first legitimate free-to-play title to date.
Mercenary Kings Is A Metal Slug-Style, Crafting Action Game
Kickstarter has all sorts of games, projects and creative endeavors going on and it's easy to see a few and miss the rest. Mercenary Kings is one of those games that could have easily slipped through the cracks but it's uber-awesomeness is what makes it stand out from all the other games out there. Why? Simple, it's like Metal Slug meets an RPG crafting game.
Weekly Recap Aug 18th: Journey Used In Church, Funcom Vs Metacritic, Castle Crashers On Steam
Journey takes a trip to a church and teaches people a little bit about the journey to faith. Funcom laments the sales of The Secret World because the Metacritic scores were low and Castle Crashers makes the jump from XBLA to Steam. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
Deadlight Launch Trailer Is Apocalyptically Enticing
Tequila Works' side-scrolling, zombie-apocalypse action-adventure title, Deadlight, has been receiving a ton of praise from around the interweb block. The game sports a fresh combination of puzzle solving goodness fused with satisfying shotgun blasts to the face. You get a nice little look at the game's pace and features in the fresh-off-the-press launch trailer.
Hybrid's Persistent World Wants Some Gaming Addicts
5th Cell's upcoming third-person, multiplayer battle arena game, Hybrid, is pretty much standard-fare in the world of PC gaming. There's a free-to-play shooter every other few webpages. However, for the Xbox 360, persistent MOFPS titles are a rare breed and 5th Cell wants to evolve the genre on consoles and they're doing so with the meta-world in Hybrid.
Kung Fu Strike Media Blowout Features Explosive Techniques
Qoocsoft and 7Sixty's latest game is a new-school beat e'm up that uses an old-school mechanic. Players control a kickbutt martial artists who goes around beating the crap out of bad guys and using some flashy moves to get the job done.
Kung-Fu Strike Launches On July 24th For PC
Have you heard about the new fighting game, Kung-Fu Strike: The Warrior's Rise? Well, if you haven't you've heard about it today. The game was announced back in February as being an Xbox Live exclusive. Well, it's no longer an exclusive and it'll be launching next Tuesday for PC gamers.
MineCraft On Xbox 360 Sells More Than 3 Million Copies
Mojang definitely has a reason to be happy today, in a brief tweet by Marcus "Notch" Persson the lead behind the phenomenal success known as MineCraft, he let the whole world know that Microsoft has confirmed that MineCraft for the Xbox 360 has sold more than 3 million copies.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD Arrives This August For PSN, XBLA
Capcom's classic DreamCast title, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is getting a high-definition makeover and coming to current generation consoles for the Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network beginning late August.