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Xbox One’s list of 100+ backwards compatible 360 games includes a lot of XBLA games
4 years ago

Xbox One’s list of 100+ backwards compatible 360 games includes a lot of XBLA games

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Microsoft has officially revealed the first 104 Xbox 360 games that you will be able to play on your Xbox One. As luck would have it, more than half of them are from Xbox Live Arcade, which of course we are big fans of. Read More

Twisted Pixel Games is an indie studio again
4 years ago

Twisted Pixel Games is an indie studio again

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Twisted Pixel Games has announced that it is no longer a part of Microsoft Games Studios. The one-time indie studio has left Microsoft behind and is now once again a, …
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The Twisted Pixel Games Bundle: four great games for 800 MSP
6 years ago

The Twisted Pixel Games Bundle: four great games for 800 MSP

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Fans of Twisted Pixel games can now purchase their first four releases as a bundle. The MawSplosion Man, Ms. Splosion Man, and Comic Jumper are all included for a mere 800 …
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Dan Teasdale leaves Twisted Pixel
6 years ago

Dan Teasdale leaves Twisted Pixel

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Twisted Pixel, the Texas-based studio behind the likes of Splosion Man, Ms. Splosion Man and The Maw, has lost one of its veteran designers in Dan Teasdale, who announced …
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Twisted Pixel bundles its very best
6 years ago

Twisted Pixel bundles its very best

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Longtime champion of Xbox Live Arcade, developer Twisted Pixel has resolved to bundle its complete non-Kinect XBLA catalog of games. Reported by our friends at PlayXBLA, the bundle will feature …
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Newsbits: XBLA Family Gold pack discontinued, soundtracks, and developer news
6 years ago

Newsbits: XBLA Family Gold pack discontinued, soundtracks, and developer news

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  • The Xbox Live Family Gold pack is no longer available. Originally introduced in November 2010, the four-pack of year-long Gold memberships was a popular deal among families, allowing discounted membership as well as Family Center content management. (Via Joystiq)
  • TimeGate studios, developers of Aliens: Colonial Marines and XBLA’s Section 8: Prejudice, recently underwent layoffs. Twenty-five employees were laid off. The president of the studio, Adel Chaveleh, confirmed to Polygon. “This is never easy, and we’re doing all we can to assist those developers affected.” Sources told Polygon that the layoffs were a result of the game getting many negative reviews and lack of a publishing deal.
  • Starting this month,Microsoft will be selling a 320 GB media hard drive and as an added bonus, a few games will be included on the drive. Major Nelson reports that XBLA titles Ms. Splosion Man and Pinball FX (with Sorcerer’s Lair) will be included, as well as the 360 title Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. The drive will be available for $129.99.
  • Runner 2 is known for its flashy graphics, quick game play and fun music. Now fans can purchase music from the game with the Runner Extended Play album on Disasterpiece. The album is composed of five different tunes ranging from 30-34 seconds in length. The price starts at $1 for all five tracks, but buyers can elect to pay more as they see fit.

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Weekly Roundup: July 15
7 years ago

Weekly Roundup: July 15

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Weekly Roundup compiles all the biggest news stories, reviews, and releases from the week into one handy post on the weekends.


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Raskulls and Ms Splosion Man half price on the Sales & Specials App
7 years ago

Raskulls and Ms Splosion Man half price on the Sales & Specials App

The new Sales & Specials App that you may have noticed appearing on your dashboard recently, is currently offering up discounts on two awesome XBLA platformer games. Raskulls and …
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More Minecraft skins announced
7 years ago

More Minecraft skins announced

Minecraft will be getting its first Skin Pack along with the release of the 1.7.3 update. The pack will have a total of 40 skins, the majority of which are currently shrouded in mystery. Five more skins have emerged from the fog, bravely showing themselves to the world in all their pixelated glory. The five newest character to join the pack are: Jack of Blades, Clayton Carmine, Banjo, Ms Splosion Man, and a Prisoner. There are still 30 character to be announced, but so far the pack looks amazing. We can’t wait to see more XBLA character getting the Minecraft treatment. There is currently no release date or price for Skin Pack 1.

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Weekly Roundup: May 13
7 years ago

Weekly Roundup: May 13

Weekly Roundup compiles all the biggest news stories, reviews, and releases from the week into one handy post on the weekends.

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