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Deal of the Week: Speed Edition
7 years ago

Deal of the Week: Speed Edition

This week’s Deal of the Week is aimed at those petrol-heads amongst us. As well as some offers for Forza fans, 3 XBLA games will get a 50% discount …
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Joe Danger: The Movie videos with snowmobile and bicycle chases

Joe Danger: Special Edition is probably one of the best motorcycle games on XBLA aside from Trials HD and while we’re getting Trials Evolution in the spring, summer is looking like big movie month and Joe Danger: The Movie is premiering shortly after from Hello Games. In the first developer commentary, we see Joe on a snowmobile escaping from missiles being shot at him from a helicopter. You’ll have to land on certain areas to dodge missiles and the hop technique will be your ultimate friend here. In the second commentary after the jump, Joe is a policeman going after a robber but he has commandeered a kid’s bicycle since his license has been revoked. You’ll have to race through busy streets while throwing newspapers at the perp in order to catch him. Joe Danger: The Movie is looking like a crazy sequel that adds more to the already great formula with the same track creation and multiplayer from the original with new movie focused scenes. Look for Joe on the red carpet for its release in the summer.
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Play XBLA games with PlayXBLA
7 years ago

Play XBLA games with PlayXBLA

Earlier this week PlayXBLA announced that they will be hosting a series of community playdates for their favourite XBLA games. Every Monday the PlayXBLA crew will select an XBLA …
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What we are playing: December 18
7 years ago

What we are playing: December 18

What we are playing is a weekly column that appears each weekend. Various staff members let the world know what games had them hooked the past week and which ones …
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XBLAFancast Episode 41
7 years ago

XBLAFancast Episode 41

It’s just the regular crew of myself, Perry and Todd for a regular episode of this here podcast.

This week there’s plenty to talk about, as we’ve all been playing Iron Brigade after the big update and European release. Both Perry and Todd have played a bunch of this weeks release of Joe Danger: Special edition. Read Perry’s review to find out more about his thoughts on the game.

Then we discuss a bunch of news from the last week, including the new dashboard, Xbox Live on iOS and the XBLA trailers from the VGA’s.

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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/XBLAFancastEp41.mp3[/podcast]

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Joe Danger: Special Edition review (XBLA)
7 years ago

Joe Danger: Special Edition review (XBLA)

Joe Danger: Special Edition was developed by Hello Games and published by Microsoft. It was released on December 14, 2011 for 1200 MSP. A copy was provided for review purposes.

We saw many great XBLA titles come out last year, but there are always a few titles that get away from us on other medium. From the Pixeljunk series to Fat Princess, PSN has its share of great downloadable games. But one that stuck out the most and you couldn’t blame XBLA for being jealous of was Joe Danger. Now, a year after its release, Xbox 360 owners will finally see that lovable daredevil with Joe Danger: Special Edition.

Protagonist Joe Danger has experienced a rise and fall to his daredevil popularity. Realizing he must get back in the game, he straps on his cape and helmet and straddles his motorcycle again. Fans of Trials HD and Excitebike should take note as the game plays in the style of both classic motorcycle games. But what it represents with its influences, it completely shatters both games in terms of charm, replay value and overall fun.

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What we are playing: December 11
7 years ago

What we are playing: December 11

What we are playing is a weekly column that appears each weekend. Various staff members let the world know what games had them hooked the past week and which ones …
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XBLAFans Monthly Roundup (November 2011)
7 years ago

XBLAFans Monthly Roundup (November 2011)

Hey guys, we’re bringing you a new feature that’s simple and helpful in nature, the XBLAFans Monthly Roundup! This as well as other features will be seen a lot more should all things go accordingly, and we’ll even have some new ones on the way, so stay tuned because there’s a lot of awesome in the works here at XBLAFans.

If it wasn’t obvious by the title, this post will be your one-stop-shop to anything that happened this month with links to all our posts and excerpts where applicable. That means news, reviews, guides, features, interviews, podcasts, and even a recount of releases and sales data. Hit the jump for so many links you’ll never not know something about XBLA current events again! Read More

Joe Danger: Special Edition trailer shows off the stunt-driving action

Announced yesterday, Hello Games just released a brand new trailer for their upcoming Joe Danger: Special Edition. In the trailer, you’ll see lots of stunts, crazy tricks and some …
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