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About Nathan Bowring

I'm a software developer who enjoys gaming, and I know how cliche that sounds. I've been playing XBLA games for some time now, and I'm a huge fan of the price and creativity of these games. Writing about them is almost as fun as playing them. Almost.
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Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad screens, details
7 years ago

Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad screens, details

New details have been released for Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad, the upcoming racing game featuring seven-time AMA champion Jeremy McGrath. The game lets players “race four-wheeled 800 horsepower …
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Deathspank: The Baconing teased

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Today Hothead Games revealed a new installment to the Deathspank series, subtitled The Baconing. The game will be the third and final installment in the series which began last …
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TIC: Part 1 trailer

RedCandy Games has released a new trailer for its upcoming XBLIG TIC: Part 1.The trailer showcases the game’s beautiful 2.5D graphics and flying-unicycle-drill gameplay. Best of all, it begins with a quote …
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Help unlock new mode in Section 8: Prejudice
7 years ago

Help unlock new mode in Section 8: Prejudice

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Section 8: Prejudice developer TimeGate Studios is looking for the community’s help in unlocking a new game mode. When the total number of online kills for both PC and XBLA reaches ten million, …
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The Fancy Pants Adventures review (XBLA)
7 years ago

The Fancy Pants Adventures review (XBLA)

The Fancy Pants Adventures was developed by Brad Borne and Over the Top Games, and published by EA 2D. It was released April 20, 2011 for 800MSP.

Yet another XBLA game based on a flash game, The Fancy Pants Adventures is the next installment of the popular online sidescroller. Although it’s a sequel no previous knowledge of the series is needed to play this game. This time, pirates invade Fancy Pants’ home of Squigglesville and kidnap his little sister. Although this game is likely to be overlooked by heavier hitters like Super Meat Boy, Fancy Pants proves yet again that good XBLA games can come from online flash games and bring improvements to boot.
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3 new Super Meat Boy chapters, one dangerous

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Three new chapters, each with 20 new levels,  have been added to Teh Internets in Super Meat Boy, according to the developer’s Twitter feed. They also note that one new chapter, …
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Free European Xbox Live weekend for world record attempt
7 years ago

Free European Xbox Live weekend for world record attempt

If you are currently using Xbox Live Silver in Europe, keep reading. This weekend Xbox Live will be free for everyone in Europe in an occasion dubbed “Xbox Nations”.

What’s the occasion? …
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Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale Trailer

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An official trailer has been released for Atari’s Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale, and upcoming downloadable RPG based on the popular fantasy role-playing game. The trailer shows some of the locations and …
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Moon Driver coming May 4
7 years ago

Moon Driver coming May 4

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Moon Driver, Square Enix’s and Feel Plus’s ninja sidescrolling platformer finally has an XBLA release date. The game features 12 fast-paced, action-packed levels which can be played with up to four player …
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Machines take control of ESRB ratings
7 years ago

Machines take control of ESRB ratings

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Video games used to be rated by the people working at the Entertainment Software Rating Board, deciding just how violent, profane, sexy, and all-around kid-unfriendly a video game is, …
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