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Double Fine's Kinect Party to be free at launch

By Steve Watts, Dec 11, 2012 1:45pm PST

Kinect Party, the sequel to Double Fine Happy Action Theater, is coming next week. If you get it before December 31, it's free.


"Wow. I was fully ready to play whatever they were going to charge for this game because Happy ..."

- Gwyndion see all 8 comments

Minecraft for Xbox getting 'The End' with update 8

By Steve Watts, Dec 10, 2012 3:15pm PST

Minecraft's Title Update 7 and 8 are on the way. Several new features will come with TU7, and TU8 will introduce "The End" area.


"My little nephew will love this. He's been waiting a while for his favorite 'world' of minecraft ..."

- relic2279 see all 10 comments

This is what The Walking Dead season finale looks like

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 19, 2012 4:30pm PST

At long last, Telltale's excellent adaptation of The Walking Dead comes to an end this week.


"As someone who enjoyed Back to The Future, Wallace and Gromit and the Monkey Island stuff - I ..."

- Borrowed Ladder see all 25 comments

Wreckateer is free on Xbox Live Arcade

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 15, 2012 11:00am PST

One of the best Kinect games has gotten even better... by being free.


Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons preview: a self-cooperative fairy tale

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 05, 2012 12:00pm PST

We get a first look at Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, an upcoming downloadable fairy tale gaming experience from award-winning Swedish filmmaker Josef Fares being developed at Starbreeze Studios.


Sega teases Virtua Striker and Virtual On re-releases

By Steve Watts, Oct 17, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Sega of Japan has teased five upcoming games re-releases. Three we already knew about, but the revelation of Virtual Striker and Virtua On are new.


Discovered is a free Kinect game starring Chris Evans and LMFAO

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 17, 2012 1:30pm PDT

To promote their Ultrabook line of notebooks, Intel has released Discovered onto Xbox Live Arcade. This Kinect-exclusive has quite a bit of star power behind it, featuring Chris Evans, Chanel Iman, and LMFAO.


"I'm not sure what they ask you do to interact with Chanel Iman, but I know what I'm going to do..."

- squeakychimp see all 2 comments

Darkstalkers Resurrection coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 11, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Oh look, Darkstalkers isn't dead. Capcom has just announced Darkstalkers Resurrection at New York Comic Con.


ToeJam & Earl games hitting PS3 and Xbox 360 in November

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Toejam & Earl and ToeJam & Earl: Panic on Funkotron are coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in early November, Sega has confirmed.


"Hell yeah!! I remember playing them as a kid when they were new. I actually just played through ..."

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Virtua Fighter 2, Fighting Vipers, and Sonic the Fighters rated for re-release

By Steve Watts, Oct 09, 2012 1:00pm PDT

A German ratings board has outed three classic Sega fighting games apparently coming to the Xbox 360: Virtua Fighter 2, Fighting Vipers, and Sonic the Fighters.


"Actually I think I already bought Daytona (I think they already did it with that)...but Sega ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 6 comments

Free-to-play Happy Wars hits Xbox 360 next week

By Steve Watts, Oct 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Happy Wars, the Xbox 360's first free-to-play title, will hit XBLA next Friday.


"I couldn't get into this game. I only played for a couple hours but it just wasn't fun to me. "

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Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise comes off the naughty step in October

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Poor Naughty Bear. All he wanted was to be friends with his fellow bears and join in their bearscapades, but they didn't like him and his video game was a bit rubbish. Everyone deserves a second chance, though, and his will come soon. Publisher 505 has announced that the dow...


"Awww, no British English pronunciation of the word "Naughty" in the trailer. I read the first ..."

- the archvile see all 5 comments

Killer Instinct trademark renewed by Microsoft

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The Killer Instinct series is coming back--we think. Microsoft has announced that it has "renewed or refiled a trademark application in various jurisdictions."


"It's going to be a FPS with some free running gameplay and finish move. "

- asgorath see all 16 comments

Joe Danger 2: The Movie rides out next week

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 05, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Joe Danger 2: The Movie may be the last chapter in Joe Danger's career before he retires, but my, what a conclusion it'll be! Developer Hello Games today confirmed that its stunt-tastic race-o-platformer will launch on Xbox Live Arcade on September 14, bringing everything fr...


"First one was pretty great. Still play it every now and then. Better come out on PSN, too. "

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Interview: The Walking Dead writer on making a game with 'no good decisions'

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 11:30am PDT

We talk with Harrison G. Pink from Telltale's The Walking Dead about writing complex scenarios and balancing the myriad of possibilities.


"I've played through all 3 now, being hooked on each one. I would assume that the decisions you ..."

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