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XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Dust: An Elysian Tail
6 years ago

XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Dust: An Elysian Tail

This year we decided to collectively look at each of the Summer of Arcade games. So all this week we’ve been posting roundtable discussions of the games in order of release (Tony Hawk, Wreckateer, Deadlight, Hybrid). Today we end with the most well received game in the line-up. Humble Hearts’ Dust: An Elysian Tail, takes a tried and true formula and adds some oft-times breathtaking art to make an incredibly solid package.

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XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Hybrid
6 years ago

XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Hybrid

We’re more than halfway through our roundtable series looking at the Summer of Arcade 2012, which means it’s time to talk about 5th Cell’s take on the third person shooter, Hybrid. Though fun and unique, it’s not without it’s issues, some of which our EIC took issue with. Hit the jump to find out what he and our other staffers thought of the game in general.

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XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Deadlight
6 years ago

XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Deadlight

We’ve hit Tony Hawk and Wreckateer, now our rountable moves onto the third title in this years Summer of Arcade. Deadlight is the first game from Tequila Works and unfortunately it was not well received by most. We discuss just what went wrong. Read More

XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Wreckateer
6 years ago

XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Wreckateer

 

Continuing our look back at Summer of Arcade 2012, today’s roundtable discussion focuses on Iron Galaxy’s Wreckateer. The cheapest of this years line-up at 800 MSP and the only Kinect title, it also ended up being one of the better reviewed games. As you’ll see our staffs discussion reflects that. Read More

XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD
6 years ago

XBLA Fans Roundtable: Summer of Arcade 2012 – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD

This year’s Summer of Arcade promotion has been a contentious one, most would agree it was one of (if not the) weakest offerings we’ve seen since the promotion began in 2008.

Now that all the games have been released, we here at XBLA Fans thought it’d be a good time to look back at the five games that were part of the promotion. Starting today and continuing every weekday we will be posting a roundtable discussion between our writers, focusing on a game a day. We’ll be going by order of release so let’s kick things off with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD. Read More