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New I Am Alive video shows off combat encounters and the dangers of others
8 years ago

New I Am Alive video shows off combat encounters and the dangers of others

Yesterday we brought you new gameplay details on Ubisoft’s survival centric adventure game I Am Alive. Today we’re able to bring you a new “tape” made by the game’s …
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Did the House Party just lose 800 MSP?
8 years ago

Did the House Party just lose 800 MSP?

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We reported earlier last week that for buying all the Microsoft House Party titles, you would earn a shiny, 800 MSP bill as a reward. It seems the incentive …
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New I Am Alive screenshots and gameplay details survived the apocalypse at CES
8 years ago

New I Am Alive screenshots and gameplay details survived the apocalypse at CES

Ubisoft’s I Am Alive was on display at this year’s CES convention where new details and screenshots of the game have come to light. As previously explained, the game puts you in the shoes of a character living in a city that’s been brought to its knees by natural disasters that have changed the world and society along with it. Everyday life is about survival and nothing more. If you want to live, you’re going to have to push yourself to your limits and go places you previously thought unimaginable.

Venturebeat.com offers up several gameplay scenarios that I Am Alive will drop players into; What will you do when a small group of people start circling you, obviously planning something? You pull your weapon but the clip is empty. Will you bluff and try to intimidate them? Either they’ll leave you alone or they’ll call you out and things will get messy. The system also works the other way around with players being able to call out potential threats to them as well. Fight and win, fight and lose, run and survive, run and get gunned down? Any number of things can happen and your survival is contingent on what you decide to do.

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Nail gun anyone? More footage from House Party titles and Happy Action Theater
8 years ago

Nail gun anyone? More footage from House Party titles and Happy Action Theater

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Yet more information on the games primed for release in this year’s XBLA House Party event has escaped from CES 2012, as well as additional footage of upcoming Kinect party-game Happy Action Theater. Reporting from the consumer tech tradeshow, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson takes a brisk trip around the Microsoft booth, interviewing developers from the five upcoming XBLA titles and exhibiting new footage of their games. It’s well worth a watch.

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XBLAFancast Episode 44
8 years ago

XBLAFancast Episode 44

Sorry for the late show this week folks, lots of technical difficulties this week. As such the podcast may sound a bit odd in places, little jumps in audio and such. Not ideal but it shouldn’t effect your enjoyment of the show too much.

In this weeks episode we talk about the upcoming House Party promotion and then take the opportunity to discuss our most anticipated games of 2012.

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/XBLAFancastEp44.mp3[/podcast]

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Alan Wake’s American Nightmare footage includes an observatory gone wrong

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As the first title leading the House Party this year, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare looks like a promising adventure with darkness, nail-guns and flannel. During CES coverage on SpikeTV …
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A crisp 800 MSP to anyone who buys all the House Party games
8 years ago

A crisp 800 MSP to anyone who buys all the House Party games

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So it’s not a free game like last year’s Summer of Arcade but we’ll take free points any day of the week. Microsoft has slowly been rolling out the …
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XBLA House Party begins February 15
8 years ago

XBLA House Party begins February 15

Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson, has let loose further details on the 2012 leg of Microsoft’s annual House Party event. This year’s festivities kick off on February 15 and pan …
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House Party 2012 to feature Alan Wake’s American Nightmare and I Am Alive

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Are you ready to party? Microsoft certainly is, at least according to a trailer which has appeared on Xbox Live today. It reveals this years House Party promotion along …
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See how the first half of the House Party promotion fared
8 years ago

See how the first half of the House Party promotion fared

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GamerBytes editor Ryan Langley takes a look at Xbox Live Arcade sales for February 2011. The analysis, based on leaderboards, includes two of the games included in the House …
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