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XBLAFancast Episode 40
7 years ago

XBLAFancast Episode 40

This weeks show starts off a little different as Nathan Bowring joins myself and Perry to talk a little about the new dash (which is now out).

After that Todd joins us for a regular show as we talk about last weeks releases as well as a few other things we’ve been playing. That includes Iron Brigade, Voltron, Mercury Hg and Half-Minute Hero. Then onto news and listener/reader questions to round things out!

Please subscribe, comment, review the podcast on iTunes and tell your friends! We appreciate it! Check us out on twitter (@XBLAFans) where you can win codes for games, give us feedback or just ask a question.

Big thanks again to Chris Green for the awesome theme music, be sure to check out his site BlurredEdge and why not follow him on twitter too @BlurredEdge.

[podcast]https://xblafans.com/xblafancast/XBLAFancastEp40.mp3[/podcast]

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Half-Minute Hero gets Super Mega Neo update
8 years ago

Half-Minute Hero gets Super Mega Neo update

Hyperactive RPG Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax has received a title update. First unleashed onto XBLA back in June, the game won us over with its tongue-in-cheek style and …
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Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax review (XBLA)
8 years ago

Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax review (XBLA)

Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax was developed by Marvelous Entertainment, Inc. and Opus Studios, Inc., and retails for 800 MSP.

Half-Minute Hero arrives on XBLA after enjoying substantial success on the PSP. The game is what its name implies, more or less: a traditional Japanese RPG style hero, who saves the world in 30 seconds, give or take a reset from the Time Goddess, over and over again.

For the most part the game works like this: hero appears in an area, an evil lord announces that he will cast the spell of destruction, which will destroy the world. The spell takes 30 seconds to complete. A timer appears at the top of the page and our hero must rocket into action. Thanks to the Goddess, the timer can be paused while in towns or reset if enough cash is on hand (the goddess has to make a living, after all). In the time allotted, the player must advance to a level at which they can beat the local evil lord, and possibly solve a side quest or two.

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This week on XBLA: June 29, 2011
8 years ago

This week on XBLA: June 29, 2011

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This Wednesday June 29, three very different titles will hit XBLA including Backbreaker: Vengeance, a tackle alley football style mini-game (1200 MSP), Galaga Legions DX, an over the top revamp of Galaga Legions (800 MSP) and Half-Minute Hero, an already beloved RPG from the handheld market that has you save the world in 30 seconds or less (no official pricing as of yet, but rumored 800 MSP).
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Half Minute Hero looking great even over a minute

This trailer for the upcoming Half Minute Hero Super Mega Neo Climax is longer than half a minute but it definitely details some of the finer aspects of the …
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Half-Minute Hero getting new visuals for XBLA release
8 years ago

Half-Minute Hero getting new visuals for XBLA release

Hot on the heels of announcing a release date and price, Marvelous Entertainment has detailed some of the changes we’ll see to the XBLA release of Half-Minute Hero. Rather Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax to give the game its full name.

The most notable change to the game is a brand new high def visual style. Gamepro got a early peak at the game and describe the graphics as “more in line with the flat, construction paper stylings of South Park”. Quite the change from the original PSP games 8-bit inspired visuals. For those not too enamoured with the new style there’s no need to fret as the option to play using the retro graphics will be available.

You can see more of the new visuals for yourself in the screenshot gallery after the jump.

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Radiant Silvergun, Half-Minute Hero dates and pricing
8 years ago

Radiant Silvergun, Half-Minute Hero dates and pricing

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Pricing and releases dates have been revieled for two upcoming XBLA games today. Radiant Silvergun, an HD remake featuring online and couch co-op and will include the arcade and …
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