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XBLA getting DeathSpank-ed on July 14
9 years ago

XBLA getting DeathSpank-ed on July 14

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As what can best be described as Monkey Island meets Diablo, DeathSpank will be arriving on Xbox Live Arcade’s virtual shelves on July 14 for 1200 Microsoft …
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Summer of Arcade with confirmed Castlevania in July
9 years ago

Summer of Arcade with confirmed Castlevania in July

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Along with all of the new Kinect games and slim 360, Microsoft unveiled its list of games for their annual Summer of Arcade event. Summer of Arcade began the …
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Dreamcast games making a digital return to XBLA
9 years ago

Dreamcast games making a digital return to XBLA

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After months of speculation and rumors, SEGA has officially announced that Dreamcast games will be returning in digital form to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network later this year.

Sonic …
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Limbo will only haunt XBLA “This Time Around”
9 years ago

Limbo will only haunt XBLA “This Time Around”

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Playdead’s silhouetted puzzle-platformer has been given only one destination in it’s production afterlife following a mistake that was made when 2010 IGF Finalist, Limbo, was rated by the ESRB …
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Sales save XBLA in second quarter
9 years ago

Sales save XBLA in second quarter

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Since the launch of Xbox 360 Arcade, Microsoft has struggled to keep sales up during the second quarter of the year, according to research firm FADE (Forcasting and Analyzing Digital Entertainment). But last April, Microsoft might have figured out how to beat this – a huge sale. According to the numbers, XBLA sales in April 2010 were up 11 percent over last years sale. Add that into the increase of total Arcade sales (7%), bringing the total revenue for the year thus far up to $33.8 million.

With a huge inventory blowout on older games, XBLA grossed over $500,000 just off these titles, with many actually seeing a 200-400 percent increase in sales. Add in a strong lineup of releases like Toy Soldiers, Mega Man 10, Perfect Dark and Battlefield 1943, and Microsoft might have a winning formula, with Toy Soldiers leading the sales for two months even with a 74 percent drop in sales from the first month to the second.

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Six player Castlevania: Harmony of Despair coming to XBLA?
10 years ago

Six player Castlevania: Harmony of Despair coming to XBLA?

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If the next iteration of Castlevania isn’t exciting enough, then how does six-player cooperative play sound? Earlier reports claim that news blog Never Know Tech had the big story …
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