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Bloodforge reforged with new title update

By  •  August 27, 2012

Gritty hack-n-slasher, Bloodforge, recently received a title update. The game was launched back in April as part of the Arcade Next promotion and despite its unusual graphics style, didn’t impress us much. Our News Editor Perry Jackson awarded the game a “Try It” score on review, criticising shoddy camera angles and a lackluster story. However developers Climax Studios have taken note and addressed some of the issues, including the camera, with the new patch:

“We’ve read the reviews, heard the feedback, and spent some time to trying to improve on the issues that were highlighted by many of you. We always hoped to entertain with the game and this Title Update is intended to provide a more enjoyable experience to players, and make elements less frustrating.

While not being a complete overhaul, which would have taken Bloodforge away from the vision that we still believe in, we hope this update will manage to address and mitigate several issues present in the original release and will be appreciated by the community.”

Have you tried Bloodforge since the patch was released? Do you feel it’s now worth a “Buy It”? Let us know in the comments section. For full patch notes, hit the jump.

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Bloodforge review (XBLA)

By  •  April 23, 2012

Bloodforge was developed by Climax Group and published by Microsoft Studios. It was released April 25, 2012 for 1200 MSP. A copy was provided for review purposes.

Crom isn’t very happy right now, and it shows. While out hunting, he returns to find his village in flames and his family murdered. He learns that the gods who want him dead did this and now, he must seek revenge. Bloodforge is the story of one warrior’s quest for vengeance.

Bloodforge is a hack-and-slash where action is ultimately key. You’ll go through different environments and kill more and more enemies to build up rage. It’s fun for the first couple of hours but quickly becomes formulaic and filled with nonsensical shouting by the end.
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Visit the dark side in new Bloodforge developer diary

By  •  April 21, 2012

Climax Studios have produced a developer diary video for their upcoming hack n slasher Bloodforge. The game is set to release next Wednesday and is the latest game in …
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Bloodforge trailer recounts bloody times

By  •  April 4, 2012

Bloodforge is due out in three weeks and we got a new trailer to hopefully tide you over until your own bloody massacre. The trailer involves Crom after a …
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Bloodforge details unveil a bloody end of April release

By  •  March 9, 2012

In an preview on Hookshot Inc., we got additional details on the upcoming Bloodforge from Climax and Microsoft Game Studios. The story so far involves a warrior named Crom, …
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New Bloodforge trailer shows more bloody action

By  •  March 5, 2012

We haven’t heard a lot about Bloodforge recently, the upcoming hack-and-slash action/adventure from Climax Studios. That’s about to change with this new trailer for the game above. You’ll see …
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New Bloodforge screens have massive enemies

By  •  December 19, 2011

We haven’t heard much on Bloodforge since the trailer reveal but some new screenshots emerged on their Facebook. What’s interesting to note in these screenshots is the gigantic enemies the are more than double the size of your character. One of the captions mention that the best form of attack is defense which hopefully leads to more blood being shed as you defeat these giant enemies. One thing’s for certain, we can’t wait to see this game more in action early next year. Check out the other screenshot after the break.
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Brand new Bloodforge trailer brings a bloody massacre to XBLA

By  •  October 25, 2011

While the tease we got for the upcoming Bloodforge showed off blood and fighting, you aren’t ready for the blood-filled debut trailer on their website. The trailer shows off …
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Bloodforge website goes live, new teaser trailer included

By  •  October 22, 2011

A few months back we were able to report that Climax and Microsoft Gaming Studios are hard at work on a dark new XBLA title called Bloodforge. While details …
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Bloodforge: officially an XBLA title

By  •  June 9, 2011

Climax Group has unveiled it’s next game, Bloodforge. This new title is wrapped around a dark Celtic world, filled with warriors, myths and legends. The pictures show an amazing art style at work here as well as a hint that much bloodshed is in our future. The only other thing that we know is that you will play as Crum, a man who must fight to escape the fate of the gods. From the screens and statements it is seems like God of War and 300 have come together for this one and that my friends could be a very good thing. Hit the jump for more screenshots.
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