Tag Archives: XBLA

Do Not Miss! Games To Play Before You Jump To Next Gen

With the curtain slowly coming down on the current generation of consoles as the Playstation 4 and Xbox One round the final bend, I figured it was a good time to look back at those really unforgettable experiences. Ultimately, there … Continue reading

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Summer of Arcade Full Schedule And Prices Revealed

E3 2013 gave us the list and now Microsoft has confirmed prices and the schedule for this year’s Summer of Arcade promotion.So just when can you get your hands on these titles and how much money (Microsoft Moon Dollars) will … Continue reading

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Multiplayer Not Rising From The Grave For State Of Decay

A bit of disappointing news hit last week for the very cool zombie survival game, State of Decay, especially so if you were holding out for any sort of co-op mode. From day one, fans have been pretty much clamoring … Continue reading

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Gamer Crash Awards 2012: Biggest Surprise

Don’t you just love when a game comes along that you’ve paid little to no attention to and it totally blows you away?  Sure, surprises work both ways, but for this category, we’re only looking at the good ones for … Continue reading

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Get Ready To Party With Kinect And Double Fine Into 2013

If you’re a fan of Double Fine’s wacky and fantastic Kinect game, Happy Action Theater, Major Nelson revealed some big news about it’s sequel this past Tuesday. The followup game, Kinect Party, will be releasing this Dec 18 for the price of….free!  That’s right, … Continue reading

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Gamer Crash Awards 2012: Best Xbox 360 Game

With the console cycle winding down, it seems Microsoft is relying more and more on third party contributions.  While it may have made it difficult to put together this list, it wasn’t impossible as Microsoft’s console still had some really … Continue reading

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Darkstalkers Makes A Return with ‘Resurrection’

Well, it may not be the true sequel fans of the Darkstalkers franchise have been craving, but yesterday afternoon, Capcom gave gamers another reason to celebrate when they announced ‘Dalkstakers Resurrection.’  The game was announced at the 25th Anniversary Panel for … Continue reading

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Mark of the Ninja Impressions – Old School Stealth

For me, Mark of the Ninja is a game that just kind of sprung up on me.  I began to hear more and more about it after Gamescom and with the promise of 3D stealth gameplay in a 2D package with … Continue reading

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Dust: An Elysian Tail Impressions

Here’s some irony for you. When the Summer of Arcade promotion was announced, Dust: An Elysian’s Tail was the game I was least looking forward to.  Not because I thought it was a bad game, but because I knew basically nothing … Continue reading

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Trials Evolution And The Future Of User-Generated Content

Editor’s Note: Wait, what’s this?  Another article by my cousin?  Wow, well alright then.  With Trials Evolution selling like hotcakes and featuring an insanely powerful editor, my cousin got to wondering about what the future may hold for user-generated content.  Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Wreckateer Ushering In New Xbox 360 Rewards System

For those of you who are picking up Wreckateer this Wednesday, you’ll likely be greeted by an icon for “Avatar Famestars” near the game’s title.  Sure, it’s an odd name but what exactly is it?  Well, think of what Ubisoft does with UPlay.  … Continue reading

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Trials Evolution Review – I Love Pain

For many gamers, the Trials franchise represents a great divide.  For some, it provides a competitive and challenging way to simultaneously crush courses and your friends while for others it’s a sea of broken controllers.  While the latest game in the franchise, Trials Evolution, … Continue reading

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PAX East 2012: Trials Evolution Hands On Impressions

I came into the ‘Trials’ franchise through the XBLA game Trials HD.  I really enjoyed my time with the game even though it was deliberately trying to suck the soul from your body with the difficulty of some of those courses.  When … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Xbox Live House Party 2012 Finally Detailed

As a precursor to the very popular Xbox Live Arcade event, Summer of Arcade, Microsoft created a spring alternative called House Party to deliver a block of top-notch games.  At CES, Microsoft finally pulled the curtains back on what you … Continue reading

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X-Men: The Arcade Game Returns!

Remember the good old days when we still had those mythical places called Arcades?  Maybe some of you have never had the experience of wandering into one as they certainly are a dying breed.  The musty smells, the darkened rooms, … Continue reading

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