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Hydrophobia Review (XBLA)
9 years ago

Hydrophobia Review (XBLA)

Hydrophobia was developed by Dark Energy Digital and published by Microsoft Game Studios for XBLA on September 29, 2010. Retails for 1200 Microsoft Points ($15). The publisher provided a copy of the game for reviewing purposes.

After more than three years in development, Hydrophobia is finally available on Xbox Live Arcade to start off this fall’s Game Feast promotion. The result is a fine action adventure game made special because of its impressive water physics, but one that is also far from perfect.

Developed by Dark Energy Digital, Hydrophobia takes place in the near future upon a massive sea-faring city called The Queen of the World, which is taken over by a group of terrorists called the Malthusians. It often resembles BioShock in both theme and setting, but stands out mostly due to the dynamic water physics. Read More

HydroPhobia Dev Diary: 20 Ways to Kill a Malthusian
9 years ago

HydroPhobia Dev Diary: 20 Ways to Kill a Malthusian

With HydroPhobia and Xbox Live Arcade’s Game Feast promotion right around the corner, developer Dark Energy Digital has released a new developer diary detailing the many ways to kill …
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Hydrophobia priced and poised to kick off XBLA’s Game Feast
9 years ago

Hydrophobia priced and poised to kick off XBLA’s Game Feast

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With an official price, Hydrophobia is ready for the Game Feast.
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Hydrophobia’s challenge rooms bridge the gap between sequels
9 years ago

Hydrophobia’s challenge rooms bridge the gap between sequels

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In our interview with Hydrophobia’s developer Dark Energy Digital, fans got an idea of how the game originated, and how it was not originally intended as an XBLA title. …
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