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Dead Rising 2: Case Zero

Dead Rising 2 and Case Zero free through Games with Gold
6 years ago

Dead Rising 2 and Case Zero free through Games with Gold

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Dead Rising 2 and prologue Case Zero are now the latest games to be given the Games with Gold treatment by Xbox. The high action zombie-fest will only be …
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Crackdown, Dead Rising 2 free for Xbox Live Gold Members
6 years ago

Crackdown, Dead Rising 2 free for Xbox Live Gold Members

Microsoft’s next installment in its biweekly Games with Gold program serves up Realtime World’s law enforcement simulator Crackdown free of charge. The offering is available to download for Xbox Live Gold …
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Top selling XBLA games for 2011 revealed
8 years ago

Top selling XBLA games for 2011 revealed

Major Nelson has recently published the top selling XBLA games for 2011 and congratulations are in order for Zen Studios as Pinball FX2 was the number one seller last …
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Dead Rising 2 XBLA titles go on sale
8 years ago

Dead Rising 2 XBLA titles go on sale

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Major Nelson announced the Xbox Live Deals of the Week earlier today, this time bagging Gold Members Dead Rising 2: Case Zero at an impulse price of 200 MSP …
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Huge sales record for XBLA in 2010
9 years ago

Huge sales record for XBLA in 2010

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Xbox Live Arcade made Microsoft $122 million in revenue last year, accord to analysts at Forecasting & Analyzing Digital Entertainment (FADE). That’s a rise of 16% over how much they made in 2009, a combination of more consoles in the wild and more gamers beginning to try out digital distribution.

The biggest seller in terms of units was Dead Rising 2: Case Zero,  a game notable for it’s lower than usual price point. Being 560 points when most new releases are 800 or 1200 points. Case Zero was also interesting in that it was an experimental prologue for a full retail game. The fact it was such a great success could mean we see similar games on XBLA in the future.

If you’re interested in the other top selling games on XBLA last year you can see them after the jump.

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Dead Rising 2: Case West Review (XBLA)
9 years ago

Dead Rising 2: Case West Review (XBLA)

Dead Rising 2: Case West was developed by Blue Castle Games Inc. and published by Capcom.  It was released on XBLA on December 27th.

Dead Rising 2: Case West is the second helping of small stand-alone games based off Capcom’s popular Dead Rising franchise.  With Dead Rising 2: Case Zero setting record numbers in sales, the idea of a second bite-sized game left gamers begging for more.  As a first of it’s kind, Case Zero showed that small downloadable versions of full retail titles can be a serious force in the XBLA world.  Dead Rising 2: Case West promised a better experience than Case Zero by adding Frank West and co-op play to the formula.  Case West may have added a few extra features, but describing it as a better experience is a bit of a stretch. Read More

Big sales for Dead Rising and ‘Splosion Man
9 years ago

Big sales for Dead Rising and ‘Splosion Man

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It’s been a pretty substantial couple of years for Xbox Live Arcade and that’s really starting to show in terms of sales. Capcom have just revealed that Dead Rising …
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GamePeople: How Case Zero Found Dead Rising’s Soul
9 years ago

GamePeople: How Case Zero Found Dead Rising’s Soul

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The following article may or may not be representative of the beliefs of the XBLAFans Editorial Staff. It has been republished with permission from GamePeople: The destination for everyday artisan video game reviews. To read the article as originally published click here.

Dead Rising Case Zero presents as a zombie death demo for Dead Rising 2, the main event. Underneath however is a tale about the importance of the father/daughter relationship – albeit one with distracting zombie killing all around it.

I’m a fan of all things zombie. Films might be typically shallow and mindless but I’m always happy to watch them as long as they have some undead walking the streets. It was a similar tale for the first Dead Rising. Visceral and fun yet I have no recollection of it ever being particularly powerful in its storytelling.

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Case Zero Maintains Top Slot on XBLA Activity Charts
9 years ago

Case Zero Maintains Top Slot on XBLA Activity Charts

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When we first reported that companies were considering releasing Demos on Xbox Live Arcade, we were a little wary. Back this spring, EA made it clear they …
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Capcom calls Dead Rising 2: Case Zero “Most Dynamic Sales Weapon Ever”
9 years ago

Capcom calls Dead Rising 2: Case Zero “Most Dynamic Sales Weapon Ever”

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It’s not unusual for game companies to throw superlatives upon themselves, no matter how unwarranted. However, in the case of Case Zero, we think Capcom is just …
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