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Get to know the ID@Xbox games of E3: Part V
5 years ago

Get to know the ID@Xbox games of E3: Part V

ID@Xbox E3 2014

At Microsoft’s E3 press conference on Monday morning, there was a video montage of many games that are coming to Xbox One through the ID@Xbox program. Over the next few days, XBLA Fans is bringing you a slightly longer glimpse of those titles than what the montage trailer allowed for. Our coverage of these titles will be in alphabetical order. Following is a look at the fifth set of those games.


Spectra

Spectra, by Gateway Interactive, is something akin to a cross between F-Zero and Audiosurf. The composer behind Super Hexagon, Chipzel, returns with a driving chiptune soundtrack that should make fans of speed feel right at home with this challenging procedural racer.

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Might & Delight unveil Pid coming to XBLA
7 years ago

Might & Delight unveil Pid coming to XBLA

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Just a few moments ago, we told you that previous GRIN employees formed a new company called Might & Delight but what we didn’t know is their new game …
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Past-GRIN employees form Might & Delight
7 years ago

Past-GRIN employees form Might & Delight

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GRIN is responsible for bringing us one of the best retro throw-back platformers on XBLA with Bionic Commando: Rearmed but sadly, GRIN shut down in 2009. But some people …
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Rewind Review: Bionic Commando Rearmed (XBLA)
8 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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