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Space Shooter Bundle fires four games your way for 1600 MSP
6 years ago

Space Shooter Bundle fires four games your way for 1600 MSP

The next bundle to land on Xbox Live Arcade launches today. Dubbed the Space Shooter Bundle, the package sends four titles into a modest orbit around 1600 MSP, saving you …
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Sales & Specials: bullets everywhere!
7 years ago

Sales & Specials: bullets everywhere!

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More Sales and Specials for all you schmup lovers.
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12 Days of XBLA Grand Prize Winner Announced!
7 years ago

12 Days of XBLA Grand Prize Winner Announced!

The 12 Days of XBLA was an amazing success and we hope to bring you all more contests like this in the years to come. Thanks to all of our awesome community members for participating with over 1700 entries in a twelve day span, that’s quite an impressive turnout. And a huge thanks to the fine people at Microsoft and all the developers/publishers that donated all the prizes. Without them, none of this would be possible.

With that said, let’s get to the moment we have all been waiting for. After all the dust settled and we ran our random number generator for one last time in 2011, we are now proud to announce @OnyxPrimal as the winner of the Grand Prize worth over $150! Congratulations, you have won a copy of the following XBLA games: Read More

Contest: 12 Days of XBLA (Day 8)
7 years ago

Contest: 12 Days of XBLA (Day 8)

Guess who’s back with another game to give away, we are. Today we will be giving away Radiant Silvergun, an old school SHMUP from the late 90’s. Radiant Silvergun is one of many classic titles that have been resurrected through XBLA. All you have to do to enter is answer the following question:

If you had your choice, which Dreamcast classic would you bring back to life?

Let us know in the comments below and one lucky commenter will be randomly chosen as the winner. And make sure to follow us on Twitter for even more chances to win great games.

The winner of yesterday’s contest is: James (@fsnsaber) – You have won a copy of Dungeon Defenders. We will be in touch with you today on Twitter!

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Deal of the Week and recent price drops on XBLA

Major Nelson has recently confirmed the Deal of the Week for this week and next week. This week sees 50% off some of Japan’s finest XBLA hits and recent …
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XBLAFancast Episode 33 – Shooting dudes in the butt
8 years ago

XBLAFancast Episode 33 – Shooting dudes in the butt

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Perry Jackson and Jon Cole join me this week for a fairly light show. We kick off discussing a bunch of new game announcements from this past week and then talk a little about what we’ve been playing, which unfortunately isn’t too much.

Apologies for the spotty audio this week, not sure what happened there. Shall try and get it sorted for next time.

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.

[podcast]https://xblafans.com/xblafancast/XBLAFancastEp33.mp3[/podcast]

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What we are playing: Week of September 25
8 years ago

What we are playing: Week of September 25

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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Radiant Silvergun review (XBLA)
8 years ago

Radiant Silvergun review (XBLA)

Radiant Silvergun was developed by Treasure. It was released September 14, 2011 and retails for 1200 MSP. A copy of the game was provided for review purposes.

Way back in 1998 a little game called Radiant Silvergun was released in Japanese arcades. Shortly thereafter it was ported to the Sega Saturn, but again only in Japan. But a funny thing happened that really doesn’t happen all that often. Somehow through word of mouth and game magazine hype this little game developed a following in the rest of the world. People started importing the game so they could play it. The only problem was that RSG was a limited release even by Japanese standards. Prices skyrocketed. Even today a copy for the Saturn could fetch between $150 – $200. Out of the reach of most gamers, this game continued to have great word of mouth for the last decade. It was, in truth, one of the most popular games that no one had ever played. But that is all behind us now. Finally the rest of the world gets to see what Radiant Silvergun is all about.

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What we are playing: Week of September 18
8 years ago

What we are playing: Week of September 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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Radiant Silvergun hitting XBLA on September 14
8 years ago

Radiant Silvergun hitting XBLA on September 14

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Treasure has confirmed that its Sega Saturn classic Radiant Silvergun will be hitting XBLA worldwide on September 14. For 1200 MS Points, Xbox 360 owners around the world will …
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