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Friday Top Five: Worst XBLA movie-licensed games
5 years ago

Friday Top Five: Worst XBLA movie-licensed games

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Most movie-licensed games are a special kind of terrible, but every once in a while you’ll find a gem that salvages the crummy image they’ve cultivated for themselves. That’s not the case here. At best, these are thinly veiled advertisements for summer blockbusters; at worst, they’re gaming’s equivalent of Happy Meal toys – cheaply assembled from hunks of material lying around to capitalize on the fervor of whatever the target demographic is smitten with at the moment. And like those little plastic tchotchkes, if you want the thrill of playing with a relic of your new favorite license, you’re going to have to eat some junk.

It’s been a long time coming, but we’ve finally whittled down a surprisingly robust list of big-screen bombs. We’re counting down the top five worst Xbox Live Arcade movie tie-ins (in no particular order).

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Here are your Cyber Monday XBLA deals
6 years ago

Here are your Cyber Monday XBLA deals

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Today’s Cyber Monday – the Black Friday of Internet sales, the M0nday after Thanksgiving in which dozens of online retailers slash prices for the start of the holiday shopping season and allowing people who don’t want to brave crowds so soon after stuffing themselves with turkey to enjoy discounts from the comfort of their own home.
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XBLAFancast Episode 75 – The world we game in
7 years ago

XBLAFancast Episode 75 – The world we game in

This week there’s a whole lot of game talk, including a good portion about Dust and sadly a fair bit about The Expendables 2. I stumble through the news in Perry’s absence and then we fire through the Community Corner.

Please subscribe, rate and review the podcast on iTunes. We appreciate it! Check us out on twitter (@XBLAFans) where you can win codes for games, give us feedback or just ask a question. You can do the same on Facebook, and hey while we’re plugging stuff be sure to check us out on YouTube and Twitch.TV. We are also now on Stitcher, so you can stream the show on your smartphone, give it a go!

Big thanks 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/XBLAFancastEp75.mp3[/podcast]

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PSA: The Expendables 2 available now on XBLA
7 years ago

PSA: The Expendables 2 available now on XBLA

The Expendables 2 was released this morning on XBLA for 1200 MSP. The game, which is to act as a prelude to the movie of the same name, is …
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Expendables 2 trailer here to thump your face off (also out August 17)
7 years ago

Expendables 2 trailer here to thump your face off (also out August 17)

By  •  Media, Videos, News

Boom! Punch! Kapow! Explode! Kablam! Arghhh! Splat! Pew! Woosh! Blam! Boom again! The Expendables 2 launches on August 17. Kaboom! Have you watched the new trailer yet? Smash! I …
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Weekly Roundup: Canada Day Edition
7 years ago

Weekly Roundup: Canada Day Edition

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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The Expendables 2 game announced for XBLA
7 years ago

The Expendables 2 game announced for XBLA

Ubisoft have announced a video game tie in for the upcoming release of The Expendables 2, heading to XBLA this summer. The game, which is based on the over-the-top action film set to hit cinemas in August, allows players to take on the role of four of the world’s most crusty legendary mercenaries: Barney Ross, Gunner Jensen, Hale Caesar and Yin Yang. Players must rescue an extremely valuable, kidnapped billionaire, in an adventure which concludes right where the new movie begins. Gameplay appears to be a standard 4 player twin stick shooter which is said to be playable both online and offline. Check out some more screenshots after the jump.

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