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About Steve Melton

Steve is an Indiana native with a degree in Computer Information Technology and a background in technical writing. He has also written for the newspapers and other periodicals at the schools he attended. A gamer for over 20 years, Steve finds that Xbox Live Arcade is the perfect fit for most of his gaming needs; classic gameplay at a bargain price.
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SEGA Rally Online Arcade announced
10 years ago

SEGA Rally Online Arcade announced

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Sega announced today that SEGA Rally Online Arcade will be released for XBLA and PSN sometime in 2011. The game features Championship Battle mode and Time Attack as well …
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TNT Racers sets the fuse for February 9th
10 years ago

TNT Racers sets the fuse for February 9th

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Developer Keen Games and publisher DTP Entertainment announced today that their combat racing title, TNT Racers, will be released February 9 on XBLA for 800MSP.  The game …
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Rewind Review: Bionic Commando Rearmed (XBLA)
10 years ago

Rewind Review: Bionic Commando Rearmed (XBLA)

With Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 just around the corner we at XBLA Fans thought it was a good time to revisit the first XBLA game in the series. Itself a remake of the fondly remembered NES game the original Rearmed was hotly anticipated upon it’s announcement in January 08. Since XBLAFans was not around to review it at the time we take a look back for our first Rewind Review.

Bionic Commando Rearmed was released August 13, 2008 for 800MSP.  It was developed by the now-defunct GRIN, which would later have many of its employees transfer to Fatshark, who developed Rearmed 2.  It follows Nathan Spencer, an operative for the Federation who is equipped with a bionic left arm.  His mission: To rescue Federation hero Super Joe from the clutches of the evil Empire and assist him with destroying their experimental superweapon known as Albatros.

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