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Alan Wake's American Nightmare

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”Remedy Entertainment” publishers=”Microsoft Game Studios ” platforms=”” genres=”” release_date=”February 22, 2012″] Alan Wake is back in an XBLA release called Alan Wake’s American Nightmare. Developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft Games Studio, American Nightmare takes place after the first Alan Wake game but is …

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Warp

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”Trapdoor” publishers=”Electronic Arts” platforms=”” genres=”” release_date=”February 15, 2012″] Warp is the first title to be released in Microsoft’s 2012 House Party event. Developed by Trapdoor Inc and published by EA Partners, Warp is described as a Sci-Fi Stealth-Action title. A better description would that it is …

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Shank 2

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”KLEI” publishers=”EA” platforms=”” genres=”” release_date=”February 8, 2012″] It is not too often that a company gets a second chance with a video game title nowadays. Luckily EA Games let Klei Entertainment have another attempt to refine last years downloadable Mexican revenge story slash 2D side scrolling …

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War of the Worlds

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”Other Ocean” publishers=”Paramount Digital Entertainment” platforms=”” genres=”” release_date=”October 26, 2011″] The 1898 (Yes 1898, as in 114 years ago) novel by HG Wells has had a controversial and interesting history of adaptions. The most famous being the radio adaption in 1934 narrated by Orson Welles, it caused a …

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Double Fine Happy Action Theater

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”Double Fine Productions” publishers=”Microsoft Game Studios ” platforms=”” genres=”” release_date=”February 1, 2012″] Tim Schafer of Double Fine Productions has a history of making games that stand head and shoulders above the rest just based on charm. Schafer’s games just have a quality that make you smile …

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The Simpsons Arcade Game

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”Backbone Entertainment” publishers=”” platforms=”Konami ” genres=”” release_date=”February 3, 2012″] Once Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Arcade came out on XBLA, there has been a clamoring for The Simpsons Arcade title. It is safe to say that it is the most requested downloadable game to hit the consoles …

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SkyDrift

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”Digital Reality” publishers=”Namco Bandai” platforms=”” genres=”” release_date=”September 28, 2011″] There are, generally speaking, two types of racing games: super-serious simulations like Gran Turisimo and arcade-y fun runs with power-ups and speed boosters littering the track. Digital Realities’ SkyDrift is most definitely the latter. Instead of zipping …

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Puddle

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”Neko Entertainment” publishers=”Konami Digital Entertainment” platforms=”” genres=”” release_date=”January 25, 2012″] Puddle’s journey behind the creation of this physics puzzler is almost too good to be true. After wowing judges in 2010 at the Game Developers Conference and winning in the Independent Games Festival Student Showcase Division, …

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Scarygirl

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”TikGames” publishers=”SQUARE ENIX” platforms=”” genres=”” release_date=”January 24, 2012″] Scarygirl is based on a universe and character designed by Nathan Jurevicius from Australia. Developed by TikGames and published by SquareEnix, Scarygirl is the third video game property to be based on the toys, art, and graphic novel …

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Worms: Ultimate Mayhem

[gameinfo title=”Game Info” game_name=”” developers=”Team17 Software” publishers=”Microsoft Game Studios” platforms=”” genres=”” release_date=”August 12, 2011″] Worms is a storied franchise that started out on Amiga and moved to PC and early consoles in the mid-90’s.  Luckily in this generation of consoles, we have been gifted with remakes of the early 2D …

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