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Microsoft and Fez Creator Clash Over Patch

Microsoft and Polytron, the developers behind the recently released Fez, are at a standstill when it comes to issuing a patch to correct a save-data corrupting glitch. Now that both companies have issued statements on the matter we have a clearer picture about their disagreement, namely that while it may have centered on the funding for a second patch Microsoft was willing to negotiate. The save game glitch only affected 1% of users Polytron informed the gaming...

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Marvel Vs Capcom Goes Back In Time With MVC: Origins

Get ready to restart the Clash of Heroes with the release of Marvel Vs Capcom: Origins for the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network this week. Origins is actually a compilation title comprised of Marvel Super Hereos and MVC Clash of Super Heroes. This is the first time that both of either of these titles have been released digitally, and I am sure it has been many years since a lot of games have thought about them...

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Haunt Free On XBLA For The Next Few Days

Microsoft has released a brand-new section on the US dashboard called ‘Kinect Central’. To celebrate they’ve released Kinect Xbox live arcade title “Haunt” for free until now until July 2nd. If you live in the US and want a free game click here. We’re not sure if this offer is also available in Canada, which is where broken joysticks is based. Major Nelson posted on his blog: As part of a new dashboard feature that launched today...

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Here Is The Next Two Weeks of XBLA Releases

With the Summer of Arcade coming it’s hard to overlook some of the games that will be released before the promotion begins. Both Jeremy McGrath Offroad Racing and Square Enix’s Mini Ninja Adventures will be available later this week for $10. You’ll be able to celebrate the Fourth of July with the release of Spelunky and Bellator MMA Onslaught, both of which cost $15. Check out the full release schedule below, and of course we’ll have more...

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SEGA Reveals JSR HD’s Soundtrack

SEGA has revealed the final soundtrack for this summer’s re-release of the vibrant graffiti game, Jet Set Radio. The original was known not only for its colorful pallet and use of cell shading but also its use of upbeat J-POP and electronica. Are you ready to grind rails and tag walls all while avoiding the cops? Not all of the music from the original has made it into the re-release but this new version of JSF does...

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Tony Hawk HD’s Soundtracks Transports Us Back To 2000

Activision is set to take the Tony Hawk franchise back to its roots with this summer’s Tony Hawks Pro Skater HD. The game revisits a simpler time when racking up a high score and collecting letters actually meant something. Gameplay mechanics and level design aren’t the only thing lifted from the early 2000s, the game’s soundtrack will also transport you back an entire decade. Back in ’99 – ’01 when the first two Tony Hawk games were...

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Awesomenauts invade May 1st (or 2nd)

Awesomenauts, a 2D 3-vs-3 side-scrolling MOBA variant, is set to launch on PSN on May 1 and XBLA on May 2. Developed by Ronimo Games, this downloadable title charges players with the task of assaulting their enemy’s Core while defending their own. Standing in their way, though, are three cartoon murderers (each possessing unique offensive and defensive abilities) and machine gun turrets ready to chew them to pieces.

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