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A look into the memorable Outland art and Bastion typography

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Visual Attack Formation has posted a couple of incredibly interesting articles about the art of Outland and Bastion. Both games are renowned for their art style, and these articles …
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Housemarque Interview
9 years ago

Housemarque Interview

 

Developer Housemarque’s Outland has been on XBLA for only a few weeks but has already claimed its place as one of the service’s best games.  We recently interviewed the game’s Lead Designer Aki Raula, so strap yourself in, choose between light and darkness and be sure to dodge those pesky bullet-hell, um, bullets.

XBLAFans: So, Outland has been released and has received glowing reviews. How does that feel?

Raula: It feels like our hard work has been noticed and people appreciate it. We are very happy of the spectacular reception for Outland – it is, and continues to be, beyond our expectations. As a small studio we also hope the review success translates to sales so that we can keep on making great games!

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Outland review (XBLA)
9 years ago

Outland review (XBLA)

Outland was developed by Housemarque, and published by Ubisoft. It was released April 27, 2011 for 800 MSP.

Developer Housemarque has made a name for themselves with their previously PSN-exclusive titles Super Stardust HD and Dead Nation. It is nice to see them bring their next title, Outland over the the Xbox Live Arcade. The story focuses on the spirits of Chaos and Balance, who wage war with each other. A hero comes along to help protect the would against this universal divide. You play as that hero, and will need to skillfully maneuver through the changing world. So, is the adventure worth while or is it just a puzzling mess? Here’s our review.

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Outland coming to XBLA on April 27th
9 years ago

Outland coming to XBLA on April 27th

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When the initial reports on Outland surfaced, many believed that developer Housemarque would continue to send their titles exclusively to Sony’s PlayStation Network. They have seen success with Super Stardust …
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XBLA Fans Anticipated 2011 XBLA Game Releases: N-R
9 years ago

XBLA Fans Anticipated 2011 XBLA Game Releases: N-R

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We’ve spent the past week searching the internet and hounding our industry contacts in an effort to compile the ultimate 2011 XBLA Game Release List. We anticipated on heck of a year for Xbox Live Arcade. So epic we couldn’t even fit everything on one page. So without further ado, check out the list:

Check out the rest here:

XBLA Fans Anticipated 2011 Releases: A-C
XBLA Fans Anticipated 2011 Releases: D-F
XBLA Fans Anticipated 2011 Releases: G-M
XBLA Fans Anticipated 2011 Releases: N-R
XBLA Fans Anticipated 2011 Releases: S
XBLA Fans Anticipated 2011 Releases: T-Z
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Upcoming XBLA Game: Outland
9 years ago

Upcoming XBLA Game: Outland

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Housemarque and Ubisoft’s upcoming title: Outland
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Housemarque Announcing New Downloadable title at PAX
10 years ago

Housemarque Announcing New Downloadable title at PAX

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The talented Finnish developer Housemarque revealed via their Twitter feed that a new downloadable title will be revealed at this year’s Penny Arcade Expo.

The only thing that we currently …
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