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About Andrew Crews

I worked at a warehouse. Then I worked in radio. Now I tweet for a living. I also run a web site at ChainMonster.com and I write reviews for XBLAFans.com. If you like my work and would like to work together on another project, then feel free to email me. I'll look over any offer. Email info can be found on the staff list. Twitter: @twixprintmatic
Latest Posts | By Andrew Crews
Score Rush Review (XBLIG)
10 years ago

Score Rush Review (XBLIG)

Score Rush is a mix between a schmup and a dual-stick shooter.  It’s the latest installment from seasoned XBLIG developer, Xona Games.  It sells for 80MS points ($1) on the XBLIG section of the marketplace. Read More

Xbox Live Deal of the Day kicks off on December 21st
10 years ago

Xbox Live Deal of the Day kicks off on December 21st

On December 21st, Microsoft will be kicking off 11 days of sales on the Xbox Marketplace.  Last year’s countdown to the new year sale was a huge success and this year’s sale promises to be even bigger.  It will cover less time but offer more items.  Last year, the sale was 1 deal per day for 20 days.  This year, there will be 3 deals per day for 11 days. Read More

Winter Themed Deals of the Week
10 years ago

Winter Themed Deals of the Week

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This week Xbox Live Gold Members can enjoy 50% savings on 3 XBLA winter themed titles. There are also sales on a map pack for Gears of War 2 …
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New Super Meat Boy Hidden Character!
10 years ago

New Super Meat Boy Hidden Character!

By  •  News, Features

If you are one of the many gamers that bought Super Meat Boy on XBLA, then I have a treat for you.  A new unlockable character has been found!  There is one catch though, you have to beat the third world (Salt Factory) in order to unlock him.  Who is this new member of the team?  It’s my personal favorite character in the game, Brownie. Read More

Super Meat Boy Goes Vegan
10 years ago

Super Meat Boy Goes Vegan

By  •  News

Like it or not, PETA knows how to gain attention.  Usually they target their publicity stunts at a large audience.  But today, they took aim at a small community of gamers.  Specifically, the niche audience of self-torturing Super Meat Boy players. Read More

Insect Related Deals of the Week
10 years ago

Insect Related Deals of the Week

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This week Xbox Live Gold Members can enjoy 50% savings on 4 solid XBLA titles featuring various Insects.   These deals include:

Centipede & Millipede – Was 400 pts. …
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ilomilo Launch Kept a Secret

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Most XBLA enthusiasts have heard about the game ilomilo.  It’s puzzle game that looks very promising.  But what if I told you that you could stop looking and actually play it right now?   You would probably jump at the opportunity, right?   I know I did, and here is the scoop on this secret launch. Read More

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX Review (XBLA)
10 years ago

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX Review (XBLA)

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX was developed and published by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. It was released on XBLA on October 17th.

Over the years, we have seen hundreds of Pac-Man remakes. Most of them have been awful in the opinions of Pac-Man enthusiasts. The only iterations that have been well received have been the ones that stayed very close to the original recipe. Without a doubt, Pac-Man Championship Edition was the clear fan favorite of Pac-Man remakes. At least that was the case, until now. Pac-Man Championship Edition DX is everything a Pac-Man fan could have dreamed of, and more. Read More