XBLA

  • Reminder: Bionic Commando: Rearmed out this Wednesday for XBLA

    Just a friendly reminder that Capcom’s Bionic Commando: Rearmed will be out this Wednesday at 5AM EDT. And now here’s part 3 of the behind the scenes series. Read More

  • Mega Man 9 producer talks about challenges of making an 8-bit game in 2008


    In this great interview with Hironobu Takeshita at Gamasutra, the producer of the hotly anticipated upcoming Mega Man 9, the hardships and fun bits of developing an 8-bit game in the modern era are discussed. It’s as clear from this conversation as from all the shots and details leaked before that the dev team is in love with the old games and interested in exceeding them in ways… Read More

  • E3 2008: Mega Man 9 trailer – yes, it's awesome

    Oh yeah, baby. I’m going to beat this mother in one sitting no matter what. I’m really glad they went back to about the Mega Man 2 era in terms of skills and enemies since that’s the era I rock. I’m going to play some Mega Man tonight with “Eye of the Tiger” on in the background to get ready for this. Read More

  • Video: Galaga Legions

    http://www.gamevideos.com//swf/gamevideos11.swf?embedded=1&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&src=http://www.gamevideos.com/video/videoListXML%3Fid%3D20105%26ordinal%3D%26adPlay%3Dfalse This game needs no introduction. Here’s a snippit of actual gameplay for the upcoming XBLA title. Read More

  • Mega Man 9 to be released on WiiWare, PSN, and XBLA


    There we go. Was that so hard? Was it so hard to make a totally awesome Mega Man game and then release it on all three consoles at once? They are doing so many things so right here.
    1. Cross-platform love like never before
    2. Retro graphics like — before
    3. The Blue Bomber
    4. Robot dragons History will look kindly on Mega Man 9, which I’m hoping is going to be every bit as hard… Read More

  • Official: No XBL dashboard update this spring; crappy XBLA titles to be delisted

    Your Xbox Live update will have to wait, according to Marc Whitten of Microsoft. There’s no dashboard update scheduled for awhile. Not only that, certain Xbox Live Arcade games will be delisted if they’re unpopular enough, something many fans may not like. Of course, those games have been out awhile and users will get a three-month notice before they’re pulled. We’re… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Bionic Commando remake multiplayer footage

    http://www.gamevideos.com//swf/gamevideos11.swf?embedded=1&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&src=http://www.gamevideos.com/video/videoListXML%3Fid%3D18565%26ordinal%3D%26adPlay%3Dfalse I think I’ll let the bionic arms do the talkin’ here. This highly-anticipated XBLA game is looking to be an unbelievable bargain: the full single-player remake of Bionic Commando from the NES… Read More

  • What we decided were the best XBLA games of 2007

    Microsoft held the inaugural Xbox LIVE Arcade Awards at this year’s GDC in San Francisco where 26,000+ users voted for their favorite XBLA games. There were 10 categories wherein finalists were determined by industry journalists. The winners for the first six categories were chosen by popular vote. The last four categories were determined by sales, gameplay data and by Metacritic score… Read More

  • Discs of Tron gets dated for XBLA

    It’s been about 10 months since we first told you that “Tron” would be coming to XBLA and I completely forgot about it as I’m sure most of you have done. Today, Disney announced that Discs of Tron will be available on the 13th of this month. Details of the game can be found here. The forum is now up and running as well. Don’t forget to hit the former link for a… Read More

  • Duke Nukem Forever "sometime this year," plus original on XBLA


    We have a date! Well, not a date, but at least a release year. 3D Realms President Scott Miller said they were “talking to Microsoft about getting a release slot sometime this year.” Let’s hope DNF doesn’t pull a Daikatana. If you can’t wait for the next generation, maybe you’ll settle for the last. It’s popping onto XBLA with a co-op mode (score). I… Read More

  • Ninjas, Pirates and Black Ops to hit XBLA next Monday

    Before I getting started, I would like to know if you guys want us to inform you of upcoming XBLA releases. Leave a comment if you hate it else I’ll keep going with the updates. Coming next Monday to a Xbox 360 near you is Ninja Gaiden Black, Sid Merier’s Pirates! and BLACK. Each game is 1200 Microsoft points. For our foreign readers, I should inform you that certain games… Read More