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  • Contest: And the Space Invaders Extreme XBLA Giveaway Winners Are…

    Contest: And the Space Invaders Extreme XBLA Giveaway Winners Are…

    Our Space Invaders Extreme Xbox Live Arcade token giveaway has officially come to a close and our three winners have now been randomly selected. Without further ado, please join us in congratulating Lee Harrison, Morgan Stuart and Stephen Turner as our contest winners. Email confirmation […]

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  • Contest: Space Invaders Extreme XBLA Token Giveaway

    Contest: Space Invaders Extreme XBLA Token Giveaway

    It’s been a while since our last contest, but finally we’re back with some gaming goods to give away. We have teamed up with Taito and Backbone Entertainment to give away 3 download tokens for the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade version of Space Invaders Extreme. […]

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  • Swag Report: Amazing Space Invaders Limited Edition Print

    Swag Report: Amazing Space Invaders Limited Edition Print

    Get a load of this! It’s a framed limited edition Space Invaders print I just got in the mail from Taito and Backbone Entertainment as a little gift in anticipation of next week’s Xbox Live Arcade release of Space Invaders Extreme! According to the authenticity […]

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  • Swag Report: Space Invaders Extreme Cookie and Pins

    Swag Report: Space Invaders Extreme Cookie and Pins

    Monday afternoon I received this partially delectable Space Invaders Extreme care package from Taito and Backbone Entertainment (thanks Jennie!) from their showing of the game’s upcoming XBLA version at the recent Game Developers Conference. Contents included a tasty cookie in the shape of a Space […]

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  • Space Invaders Extreme XBLA Gameplay Trailer

    Space Invaders Extreme XBLA Gameplay Trailer

    Space Invaders Extreme, one of my favorite portable games from all of last year, will soon be out on Xbox Live Arcade in all its HD-ified glory, featuring new 4-player co-op and competitive modes to boot. Take a peek at the game in action below.

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  • Review: Exit DS

    Review: Exit DS

    Originally released in early 2006 for the PSP, Exit has already seen a sequel and release on XBOX Live Arcade before finally landing on the Nintendo DS. Looking at the box or any of the screens online will have you thinking this is an action-platform […]

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  • Review: The Legend of Kage 2

    Review: The Legend of Kage 2

    The Legend of Kage 2 may just be the biggest sleeper hit of the entire year for me. Not only is it a huge surprise because I had no idea it was even coming out until a review copy landed on my doorstep last week, […]

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  • Exit DS Pushed Back a Month

    Exit DS Pushed Back a Month

    Originally scheduled to ship on October 7th, action-puzzle game Exit DS now won’t be seeing the light of day until November 4th, TAITO Corporation just announced. Chances are you didn’t even know the game was due out next week to begin with, so this delay […]

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  • [E3 2008] Square Enix Unveils Jam-Packed E3 Lineup

    [E3 2008] Square Enix Unveils Jam-Packed E3 Lineup

    Square Enix’s lineup for next week’s E3 summit is now in and it’s loaded up with 11 games spanning the PS3, Xbox 360, PSP, DS and iPod (sorry, no love for the Wii). As it stands now, the lineup will include The Last Remnant (PS3, […]

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  • Review: Arkanoid DS

    Review: Arkanoid DS

    Side by side with Space Invaders Extreme, Taito and Square Enix have launched Arkanoid DS, a similarly-themed remix of the classic, 22-year-old, block-breaking puzzle game decked out with colorful new graphics, a thumping soundtrack, plenty of modes and a host of unlockable background graphics, borders, […]

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