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Ubisoft bundling Beyond Good & Evil, Outland and From Dust in Europe
8 years ago

Ubisoft bundling Beyond Good & Evil, Outland and From Dust in Europe

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  United Kingdom retailer Play has listed a game bundle called the Ubisoft Triple Pack: Beyond Good & Evil / From Dust / Outland. Take a wild guess …
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XBLAFans 2011 Game of the Year awards
8 years ago

XBLAFans 2011 Game of the Year awards

2010 was a pretty great year for XBLA games. It’s hard to think it could be topped. Yet here we are at the end of 2011 with a crop of games that are arguably even better than last year. XBLA has continued to grow throughout 2011 and the diversity of games continues to rise.

We saw the year kick off with unique games like ilomilo, zeit2, and Stacking and it ends with impressive titles like Dungeon Defenders, Joe Danger: Special Edition and Trine 2. We’ve come a long way since the days of Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved.

As a result this year’s XBLAFans Game of the Year awards were even more hotly contested than last year, with a few of the categories coming down to just a couple of votes. The list of nominees for the grand prize was almost excessive and could easily have gone into double digits. So without further ado, we are proud to present the second annual XBLAFans Game of the Year awards. Read More

XBLA Cyber Monday sales under way
8 years ago

XBLA Cyber Monday sales under way

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Last week we brought you news of the rumored XBLA Cyber Monday sales. Today we’re able to confirm the following deals thanks to Major Nelson.

Nov 28 – …
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Beyond Good & Evil HD Review (XBLA)
9 years ago

Beyond Good & Evil HD Review (XBLA)

Beyond Good & Evil HD was originally developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, ported to XBLA by Ubisoft Shanghai and published by Ubisoft. It was released for XBLA on March 2nd 2011 and retails for 800MSP.

Beyond Good & Evil is considered by many to be a cult classic. It was well received by critics and gamers alike during the last generation of consoles. However it didn’t sell particularly well and as such the apparent sequel has been in limbo for a while.

The game tells the story of Jade, a photo journalist living on the planet of Hillys. Jade also runs an  orphanage for children whose parents have gone missing during attacks from the Domz, an alien race who currently have the planet under siege. A group known as IRIS soon recruit Jade to help expose a conspiracy between the Domz and the Alpha Sections who rule Hillys.

Ubisoft Shanghai were tasked with porting the game to current-gen consoles, which in this instance also meant reworking some of the games graphics. It’s this extra work that sees the game add the ‘HD’ moniker. To sweeten the deal the game has been released for the lower price point of 800 Microsoft points (with most big releases lately costing 1200). It seems Ubisoft is trying to give this game more of a chance than it got before, but does it deserve it?

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Beyond Good & Evil soundtrack available for free
9 years ago

Beyond Good & Evil soundtrack available for free

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For those who missed Beyond Good & Evil the first time, an HD version is currently on XBLA for only 800 MSP, our review of which is …
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Beyond Good and Evil: Pearl and Animal Collection Guide
9 years ago

Beyond Good and Evil: Pearl and Animal Collection Guide

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This guide is for all you budding achievement hunters out there to use to get the Moneybags Achievement in Beyond Good & Evil. There is also a list of all the Animals and their locations towards the bottom, as you’ll need to get 48 of them to get some of the Pearls.

Now there is a known glitch with this achievement, where after collecting the required 80/88 it does not unlock. We’ve found a possible work around (below the spoiler warning) but it would be great if anyone can let us know in the comments below whether they are having any other problems.

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