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  • RayForce iPhone Launch Trailer

    RayForce iPhone Launch Trailer

    Taito’s legendary vertical space shooter is reborn in a pixel-perfect port for iPhone and iPod touch. Special features optimized for smartphone use have also been added, including touch screen slide controls, options for playing with the original arcade aspect ratio or in a full-screen zoom […]

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  • Review: Elevator Action Deluxe

    Review: Elevator Action Deluxe

    Remakes of classic arcade and older console games are nothing new.  A few years back Bionic Commando Rearmed brought focus back to the idea of taking a fun game mechanic, updating the graphics for today’s HD systems, adding some minor gameplay tweaks and hoping that either […]

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  • Review: Bust-A-Move Universe

    Review: Bust-A-Move Universe

    I’ve been extremely pleased by the quality of Taito’s numerous arcade revivals on the regular Nintendo DS, as you can see in my previous reviews of games like Space Invaders Extreme, Arkanoid DS, Legend of Kage 2 and Space Bust-A-Move. So to see Bust-A-Move Universe […]

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  • Christofle Producing Swank Space Invaders Fashion Accessory

    Christofle Producing Swank Space Invaders Fashion Accessory

    French silverware maker Christofle has been signed to a character licensing deal with Taito to produce a shiny Space Invaders fashion accessory.

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  • Space Invaders Extreme Sequel Invades DS Next Week!

    Space Invaders Extreme Sequel Invades DS Next Week!

    Hey, guess what!? Space Invaders Extreme is getting a sequel. And hey, guess what!? It’s coming out next week just for the DS! That’s right! Space Invaders Extreme 2 is all set to ship on October 20th, bringing with it an enhanced battle system with […]

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  • Review: Space Bust-A-Move

    Review: Space Bust-A-Move

    I hate to sound like “Captain Obvious” here, but Space Bust-A-Move is, well, Bust-A-Move…in space. Adorable twin dragons Bub and Bob are back for another bubble-popping adventure, this one taking them on an intergalactic quest to collect Cosmo Bubbles and rescue the galaxy. And, well…the […]

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  • Watch Bub and Bob Bust-A-Move, In Space!

    Watch Bub and Bob Bust-A-Move, In Space!

    Bub and Bob’s latest adventure, Space Bust-A-Move for the DS, will have the dynamic dragon duo popping bubbles all across the galaxy later this month (ship date is July 28th). Let’s go to the video tape, shall we?

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  • Space Invaders Extreme DLC Invades XBLA Tomorrow

    Space Invaders Extreme DLC Invades XBLA Tomorrow

    Taito and Backbone Entertainment have a nice batch of downloadable content on tap for the Xbox Live Arcade version of Space Invaders Extreme tomorrow. For 240 MS Points ($3) you’ll be able to extend the SIE experience with three new stages, new enemies, new bosses […]

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  • Contest: Space Invaders Extreme Achievement Challenge Champion Crowned

    Contest: Space Invaders Extreme Achievement Challenge Champion Crowned

    Please join us in congratulating Stephen Turner (Sdawg36) as the winner of our Space Invaders Extreme Achievement Challenge. Stephen battled through wave after wave of invading aliens to earn 100% Achievement completion in Taito’s new Space Invaders Extreme Xbox Live Arcade game, and for his […]

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  • Contest: Space Invaders Extreme Achievement Challenge

    Contest: Space Invaders Extreme Achievement Challenge

    Now that Space Invaders Extreme has launched on Xbox Live Arcade and our token giveaway has come to a close, we have one last prize to give to one lucky gamer out there. See the picture above? That’s a limited edition Space Invaders Extreme print […]

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