Space Invaders Extreme

DS, PSP, XB360 / Action / Release: Jun 17, 2008 / ESRB: E

Five Nominated for 2010 Writers Guild Videogame Writing Awards

By Garnett Lee, Jan 14, 2010 4:20pm PST

In a release today the Writers Guild of America revealed the nominees for outstanding achievement in videogame writing from 2009. They are:...

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"The only game in this list worthy of the award is Uncharted 2. If anything this is an indication ..."

- nodebug see all 45 comments

Layoffs Hit Warner Bros. Interactive: Monolith, Snowblind and Surreal Affected

By Chris Faylor, Jan 12, 2010 9:57am PST

Warner Bros Interactive has laid off about 25 employees across its three Seattle-based studios--Monolith Productions (F.E.A.R. 2), Snowblind...

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"Wow yea right that Vega's game still didn't come out, I feel like I have been hearing about that ..."

- agentboolen see all 22 comments

Raven Software Struck with Mass Layoffs

By Nick Breckon, Aug 26, 2009 12:51pm PDT

Update: Raven has confirmed the layoffs, issuing an official statement: "With the recent completion of both Wolverine, based on the summer...

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"Always sucks to hear about layoffs, but at least they got some severance and a chance to get out ..."

- Tech T see all 73 comments

Marvel 'Not Doing Crappy Movie Games Anymore'

By Nick Breckon, Aug 19, 2009 12:15pm PDT

With a spotty record of movie tie-in videogames, Marvel is hoping the well-received X-Men Origins: Wolverine becomes a turning point. "We are...

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"I highly doubt they will be willing to delay a game if its not ready by the time the movie is ..."

- jabuck see all 24 comments

Space Invaders Extreme DLC: Totally Boss

By Chris Faylor, Jun 16, 2009 5:15pm PDT

A downloadable expansion pack for Backbone's neon-tastic Xbox Live Arcade revival Space Invaders Extreme will arrive tomorrow, June 17, during the night-time hours. With the download priced at 240 Microsoft Points ($3), publisher Taito tells us

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"Man, this one looks pretty fun. Would like to see an asteroids update, or have they already?"

- Carstman see all 7 comments

Arkanoid Hits Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday Alongside Space Invaders Extreme and Zombie Wranglers

By Chris Faylor, May 04, 2009 9:55am PDT

Downloadable retro revival Arkanoid Live will debut on the Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday, joining known releases Zombie Wranglers and Space...

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"haha so 800 pts for arkanoid!?! space invaders? few months ago this would have been 400pts. ..."

- dantastic see all 4 comments

Wolverine Demo Unleashed on Xbox Live

By Chris Faylor, May 04, 2009 8:50am PDT

A downloadable demo of Raven's film-inspired beat 'em up X-Men Origins: Wolverine is now available for Xbox Live Gold members via the Xbox Live...

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"I am SOOO getting this game... once it drops from this absurd $69.99 price tag. Everything is ..."

- Werkin see all 50 comments

Space Invaders Extreme Hits XBLA Next Week

By Chris Faylor, May 01, 2009 11:31am PDT

Backbone's Taito-commissioned Xbox Live Arcade rendition of Space Invaders Extreme will arrive next Wednesday, May 6 at 800 MS Points ($10), Taito...

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"This doesn't look horrible, but absolutely nowhere near as good as the Pac-Man and Galaga ..."

- qwpeoriu see all 10 comments

GameStop Launches 'Mutton Chop Madness'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 22, 2009 3:41pm PDT

To promote the May 1 release of Raven's X-Men Origins: Wolverine, retailer GameStop today launched a "Mutton Chop Madness" contest. Described as...

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"If I can find some fuzzy cloth at a fabric store for some 'chops, I'm in! "

- helvetica see all 13 comments

Wolverine Trailer Explores Brotherly Love

By Chris Faylor, Apr 17, 2009 1:30pm PDT

Our latest glimpse of Raven's X-Men Origins: Wolverine continues where the last trailer left off, detailing even more of the cameos from the comics that inspired the movie. The game arriv

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"this game looks fucking awesome. It's like if they took a real game, like a Doom or an Unreal ..."

- SniperWolf22 see all 5 comments

Wolverine Trailer: Here's Gambit, Sentinel and Blob

By Chris Faylor, Apr 14, 2009 10:14am PDT

Publisher Activision has released a new trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine, showcasing some of the cameos in the game based off the comic-inspired film. Developed by Raven, the brutal beat 'em arrives alongside the movie on May 1, coming in PC

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"Press "X" when the giant flashing blue "X" appears, then "Y" when the giant flashing "Y" ..."

- VictoriouSecret see all 17 comments

Wolverine Behind the Scenes Trailer Says 'Every Other Game Is Like Some Pansy'

By Nick Breckon, Apr 09, 2009 1:57pm PDT

Claiming that Raven's upcoming licensed beat-em-up X-Men Origins: Wolverine is going to be the best Wolverine game ever made isn't saying much. Luckily, Raven also claims that every other video game is like a pansy. So unless you like playing p

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"wow you nerds really cant handle devs that show any sort of pride in what they create for you"

- mort see all 26 comments

Wolverine Screenshots: [Screaming]

By Nick Breckon, Apr 07, 2009 11:26am PDT

These screenshots from Raven's upcoming X-Men Origins: Wolverine tie-in fail to represent the game accurately in lacking Wolverine's trademark...

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"What's with his claws in the first pic? Anyway, looks like it'll be a violent game, which ..."

- scary_monster see all 10 comments

Wolverine Trailer Says Game Won't Suck

By Chris Faylor, Apr 02, 2009 3:36pm PDT

"He's the ultimate bad-ass in the world of comics," Raven senior artist Cory Carani says of Wolverine in the below video. "He can do things that other super heroes can't." Later on, the developer says his title is "the movie game that finally

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"Well dip me in shit and roll me into the Congressional pigsty, this game actually looks like it ..."

- be0wulfe see all 44 comments

Space Invaders XBLA Screenshots Get Extreme

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 7:52am PDT

Taito's celebration of Space Invaders' 30th Anniversary continues in these new screenshots from the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade download Space...

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