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SUMMER SALE! GAMES YOU SHOULD PLAY: DUST: AN ELYSIAN TAIL

THROUGHOUT STEAM’S SUMMER SALE, I WILL BE REVIEWING GAMES THAT ARE RIPE FOR THE PICKING. THESE GAMES ARE HIDDEN GEMS THAT I THINK WOULD BE WORTH YOUR TIME AND HARD EARNED LUNCH MONEY. SOME GAMES WILL BE NEW AND SOME WILL BE OLDER TITLES, BUT ALL GAMES WILL BE ON SALE AND THAT IS TRULY WHAT MATTERS. SO WITHOUT FURTHER ADO, LET US MEET OUR NEXT CONTESTANT! DUST: AN ELYSIAN TAIL PLATFORM: PC, MAC, LINUX, XBOX 360, PS4, IOS...

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Scourge: Outbreak | Review

Imagine a game that plays similar to Gears of War, but is a near future sci-fi adventure that takes place at a secret lab on an island. You’re part of Echo Squad, a team sent in to rescue a doctor and recover a chunk of meteorite. With a choice of one of four characters, you progress much in a similar GoW fashion going to each checkpoint and enjoying the story as it unfolds. Gameplay and progression is...

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XBLA Releases – December 4th, 2013

This week’s releases on Xbox Live Arcade is limited to one, technically, and that is The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief. There are three different episodes that were released today, each episode costing $9.99. If you want the complete game, it will set you back $30. Episode One weighs in at 3.13 GB, Episode Two at 2.88 GB, and Episode Three at 2.59 GB….so make sure you have some free space on your hard-drive!

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Magicians And Looters Is An Xbox Indie Gem

I’m usually always poking around at various indie games on the Xbox Live Marketplace. While I really should write up about a lot more of my favourites, there’s definitely one recent addition that Metroidvania fans should check out. The demo takes place after the games intro which involves the three main characters, two siblings and a fellow classmate from a magic class. In the demo, you’re telewarped into a forest setting which quickly reminded me of the...

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Capcom Releases Another Arcade Cabinet Series

Capcom has released a few more games in their Capcom Arcade Cabinet series, specifically with the releases of 1942, SonSon and Pirate Ship Higemaru. All three of the games game out in 1984 and, for those want to relive these three videogame classics or try them for the first time, they can with the release of Capcom Arcade Cabinet Pack #5. The games will be available today on the North American PlayStation Store and worldwide on XBLA...

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Zen Pinball’s ‘Classic’ DLC Lands On XBL This Week

Zen Studios popular Pinball FX 2 expands with the release of four remastered tables sporting a brand new coat of HD Paint. The Zen Classics Pack includes the following tables: Tesla, Eldorado, Shaman and V12 Rolling. The tables in Zen Pinball 2 are of course known for the colorful graphics, insane interactivity and ability to make you addicted to getting a brand new high score. Alongside the news that the pack will be available for 800 Microsoft...

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Xbox Live’s ‘Summer of Arcade’ Detailed

It’s getting warm outside and that can only mean one thing. It’s time to play some more video games! Microsoft’s Larry Hyrb aka: Major Nelson poured on the details of this year’s Xbox Live Arcade’s Summer of Arcade today. Want to know more? Here is the full list of when you can expect to grab these awesome games and what price they’ll be: July 18 – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD – 1200 pts. July 25 – Wreckateer –...

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