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Torchlight Frontiers announced for Xbox One
1 year ago

Torchlight Frontiers announced for Xbox One

Torchlight Frontiers from games studio Echtra Games, Inc has been announced for Xbox One. Set in the same universe as Torchlight I and II, the latter of which never made …
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The 20 Best Backward Compatible XBLA Games
2 years ago

The 20 Best Backward Compatible XBLA Games

A few weeks ago, some of the XBLA Era staff of XBLA Fans took to Skype to debate the merits of the Backwards Compatible XBLA Games. We wanted a pound …
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Be A Hero Bundle rounds up three games for 1200 MSP
6 years ago

Be A Hero Bundle rounds up three games for 1200 MSP

By now you know the drill. Another bundle with a short expiration date serves up three Xbox Live Arcade games for one low price. This time, it’s the Be A Hero …
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XBLA Wednesday plus this week’s sales – October 31
7 years ago

XBLA Wednesday plus this week’s sales – October 31

This Wednesday we have two XBLA games to enjoy, though perhaps not the most obvious choices for a Halloween release date. First up we have the long awaited platformer …
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XBLA version of Torchlight II unlikely
7 years ago

XBLA version of Torchlight II unlikely

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Fans of the Xbox Live Arcade version of Runic Games’ Torchlight may need to look elsewhere for their sequel fix. Colin Campbell of IGN recently interviewed Runic CEO Max …
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Deal of the Week plus a Konami super sale
8 years ago

Deal of the Week plus a Konami super sale

Deal of the Week is back! Ok, so it didn’t actually go anywhere but XBLA games have been curiously missing from the past few, so you’ll be pleased to …
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XBLA brings in record revenue in 2011

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Xbox Live Arcade brought in $144 million in 2011, making it the best year for the service yet. Leading the charts in 2011 were Castle Crashers and From Dust, as they grossed around $4.6 million each, and were both among the best selling XBLA games of the year. For the full list of best selling XBLA games of 2011 read the full article.  Read More

Analyst firm reports 18% revenue growth for XBLA in 2011

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Analyst firm Forecasting and Analyzing Digital Entertainment (FADE) has released a new report that shows XBLA revenue increased 18 percent last year to $144 million. From Dust, created by Eric Chahi (Another World) and developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, and The Behemoth’s popular game Castle Crashers earned the most money with $4.6 million each in revenue off 308,000 and 335,000 units sold respectively. Microsoft Games Studio’s Full House Poker moved the most units with 375,000 units sold but was fourth overall in revenue with $3.6 million.

From Dust was part of Microsoft’s “Summer of Arcade” promotion and joins Bastion, Toy Soldiers: Cold War, and  Fruit Ninja Kinect among the top grossing XBLA games of 2011. In total, the Summer of Arcade games listed in the top ten sold over 1.1 million units and grossed $15 million in revenue. Hit the jump for the full list issued by FADE (ordered by units sold):

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Top selling XBLA games for 2011 revealed
8 years ago

Top selling XBLA games for 2011 revealed

Major Nelson has recently published the top selling XBLA games for 2011 and congratulations are in order for Zen Studios as Pinball FX2 was the number one seller last …
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Top 10 XBLA soundtracks: Part 2
8 years ago

Top 10 XBLA soundtracks: Part 2


Last year, we posted a list of the top 10 XBLA soundtracks and while it’s a great list, there’s been a great deal of omissions and new tunes in the past year. Some of them have become iconic and immediately hummable or in some cases, incredibly dance-y. So we’re bringing you another 10 to add to the list, in no particular order since they’re all winners.

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