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Halo: Nightfall trailer debuts at Comic-Con

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Attendees of the San Diego Comic-Con were treated to a sneak peak of Halo: Nightfall.  The production is “led by world class talent such as executive producer Ridley Scott, Scott Free TV President David Zucker, award-winning director Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (Battlestar Galactica, Pillars of the Earth, Heroes), and written by Paul Scheuring (A Man Apart, Prison Break).”  Microsoft looks to give Halo fans something to get excited about in the time between major releases.

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Microsoft unveils San Diego Comic Con lineup
5 years ago

Microsoft unveils San Diego Comic Con lineup

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Microsoft recently announced what games they will be bringing with them to San Diego Comic Con later this month. If you’re lucky enough to be able to go to …
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Clementine returns in The Walking Dead Season 2
6 years ago

Clementine returns in The Walking Dead Season 2

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Telltale games revealed that Clementine will return in the second season of The Walking Dead. A panel at Comic-Con this year gave the first details confirming that Clementine will …
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The Behemoth booth tour at Comic Con 2012
7 years ago

The Behemoth booth tour at Comic Con 2012

Gamespot went to visit The Behemoth‘s retro styled booth at this years San Diego Comic Con, where both their best seller Castle Crashers and upcoming platformer Battleblock Theater were playable on …
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XBLAFans at New York Comic Con 2011

New York Comic Con has come and gone and we got our hands on a new release and some upcoming games, including a newly announced title. Three Xbox Live Arcade games were on display at the Microsoft booth. There was the recent Robot Entertainment release Orcs Must Die, a welcomed multiplayer demo of Trials Evolution and the newly announced Fusion: Genesis, the first game coming from Starfire Studios. Though our time at the event was limited, we also did get to see the guys from Demiurge Studios and play some more Shoot Many Robots.

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XBLAFans interviews Dan Paladin of The Behemoth
7 years ago

XBLAFans interviews Dan Paladin of The Behemoth

XBLAFans’ coverage of San Diego Comic Con isn’t all text and hands on, we’ve also got an interview with the one and only Dan Paladin of The Behemoth.

Dan Paladin and Todd Schlickbernd discuss all things Battleblock Theater. Dan discusses some of the methods in which Battleblock has been influenced by Castle Crashers and its massive community. Of course the meat of the talk is all things Battleblock including a detailed description of the game’s player to player trading function.

The Behemoth and XBLAFans are crashing down the theater in this interview so be sure to check it out. For some related reading, head on over to our hands-on preview of Battleblock Theater‘s story mode.

[podcast]https://xblafans.com/xblafancast/BattleblockInterview.mp3[/podcast]

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XBLAFans coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2011
7 years ago

XBLAFans coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2011

We were lucky enough to have staff on hand at San Diego Comic Con this year to cover some great Xbox Live Arcade games including several games from Microsoft …
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Update: Battleblock Theater features player-to-player trading system
7 years ago

Update: Battleblock Theater features player-to-player trading system

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Update: The trading system does not actually involve ripping off faces of any sort. The Behemoth has clarified that rather there is a trading post in-game where players can view their other players’ inventories and select what they want and the other player can do the same.

The Behemoth, developers behind XBLA sensation Castle Crashers and upcoming title Battleblock Theater, were kind of enough to meet with me at San Diego Comic Con. During that fantastic interview with Dan Paladin he revealed and explained Battleblock Theater’s unlock and trading system. (Link to interview forthcoming)

Fans and players of Castle Crashers will recall the massive frogelope (antler laden frog, I don’t know) wherein all the weaponry was stored was sometimes more trophy case than armory as players without the unlocked weapons could not access them. To circumvent that players would take the weapons into levels, swap them for easy to find weapons and allow newer players to pickup the rarer weapons they didn’t have. Dan says Behemoth got get rid of all that convolution and put in a full-fledged trading system into Battleblock Theater. Read More

Contest: guess the Marvel Pinball announcement, win a Marvel Pinball starter pack **Update** Winner Announced!
8 years ago

Contest: guess the Marvel Pinball announcement, win a Marvel Pinball starter pack **Update** Winner Announced!

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Zen Studios announced at Comic Com that a Ghost Rider table would be coming to Pinball FX2 this winter. After sifting through our entries and then entering some …
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