About Christine Mitchell

Christine has been a gamer for many years starting on the ZX Spectrum. Based in Scotland she is an IT professional but is excited to be working for XBLAFans and hopes to make the jump into Journalism. Follow Christine on Twitter @Miss_AllSunday
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Ms.Splosion Man splodes onto Pinball FX2 August 31

The long awaited Ms. Splosion Man table for Pinball FX2 received a new trailer today and a release date. Zen Studios have announced that their latest pinball table based …
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Deal of the Week: If You Missed It…

Not one but two XBLA titles are included in the Deal of the Week promotion for August 23 – August 29. Twin-stick shooter Red Faction: Battlegrounds and third person …
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Gatling Gears down to 400 MS points

In another stealth sale this week, Microsoft have dropped the price of XBLA title Gatling Gears, down to only 400 MS points for Gold Members. Released May 11 this …
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Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 DLC coming soon

Wizards of the Coast have announced that this fall, fans of Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 can “Ascend Into Darkness” with a new expansion pack. …
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XBLA Wednesday: Toy Soldiers: Cold War and Dead Block DLC

Today’s XBLA release is Toy Soliders: Cold War. Priced at 1200 MS points, it’s the last game that counts towards the Summer of Arcade promotion and it’s a belter. …
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Skulls of the Shogun playable at Gamescom

Xbox Live’s Major Nelson has revealed that upcoming strategy game, Skulls of the Shogun, will be playable for the first time at this weeks Gamescom. Developed by Haunted Temple …
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It’s my party and I’ll spy if I want to

Registration for early-access beta, for indie game SpyParty is now open. For $15 you can gain access to the beta SpyParty and a free upgrade to the full version …
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Indie Summer Uprising schedule released

The much anticipated Indie Summer Uprising schedule has finally been announced. The promotion is a great opportunity for some of the most promising indie games to gain some exposure and win your hearts. A Twitter chat will be held on Tuesday Aug 16 at 9PM EST, giving gamers the chance to speak directly with the developers, organizers, and journalists in a roundtable style chat. Use the hash tag #IGSUA to join in.

One specially picked game will be released each week day between August 22 and September 2. Two spots are still remaining though, and fans can chose which games they want to see included by heading on over to Facebook to vote for your favourite. But you need to be quick, polls close Monday, August 15 at 1PM EST. Keep reading for the full daily release schedule.
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FortressCraft breaks sales record

FortressCraft has become the first XBLIG to make over $1 million in sales. Launched back in April this year, the game bears an uncanny resemblance to PC hit Minecraft. Given the imminent release of an Xbox Live Arcade version of the real Minecraft later this year we can only speculate how long the success will continue. However with over 350,000 copies sold, developer ProjectorGames promises not to become complacent:

“Just because we’ve hit this milestone does not mean we’re going to kick up our heels and be content. A massive update is on its way – further adding to the depth of the world of FortressCraft, including customizable blocks and server rankings amongst other things.”

The game received only a lukewarm reception from us when we reviewed it, but you can check it out for yourself on Xbox Marketplace for only 240 Microsoft Points. You can read the full press release by clicking the link below. Read More

The Splatters fire their way on to Xbox Live Arcade

Highly promising physics-sensation The Splatters is set to be published by Microsoft Studios on Xbox LIVE Arcade ahead of its PC release in 2012. The Splatters are a bunch …
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