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Last week we got word that The Walking Dead: Episode 5 – No Time Left would shuffle onto Xbox Live Arcade on November 21. In order to ease the anticipation, or maybe to crank it up, Telltale Games has released the above trailer for your…enjoyment? Note that the video contains strong language. If that's not your speed, hit the jump to check out some screenshots from the upcoming season finale.
Life's full of heated, bitter rivalries. Microsoft v. Sony. Chevy v. Ford. Pepsi v. Coke. Yet with the big names gobbling up most of the confrontational spotlight, 3AM Games has dared to strike out and ask the unlikely questions. Questions like, "Cthulhu and… magnetism?" The answer, it seems, is yes.
Magrunner, the first title from the independent studio, is a first-person action-adventure puzzler set in the near-future, developed on Unreal Engine 3. By harnessing the power of the Magtech glove, Magrunner aims to test your reflexes and your wits based on the simple principles of magnetism as you square off against the Cthulhu Mythos inspired by the works of the author, H.P. Lovecraft.
It's that time of year again — SPIKE TV's annual Video Game Awards. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the tribute show, showcasing the big names …
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Another week of Xbox Live Arcade is in the books. This one's been all over the map, celebrating the 10-year anniversary of a service that brings us all together. With so much happening on this platform of ours, it's easy to lose sight of just how good we have it. If it weren't for Xbox Live, none of us would be here, so XBLA Fans wants to know, what's your favorite memory from the past ten years of Xbox Live gaming? Let us know in the comments and Happy Birthday, Xbox Live!
The first official screenshots from the upcoming sci-fi action RPG Mars: War Logs paint a pretty bleak picture. Developed by Spiders, best known around Xbox Live Arcade for Faery: Legends of Avalon, Mars takes place a century after a global catastrophe devastated the colonists of the red planet, who are now governed by perpetually warring corporations struggling to control the precious supply of water.
Players take on the role of Roy Temperance, a multi-talented renegade (the best kind of renegade) who's story is intertwined within the "cyberpunk" narrative. By unlocking and upgrading dozens of perks and skills, players will be able to develop Roy's fisticuffs prowess as he engages in real-time battles against the corporate overlords and the creatures of Mars. Players are also able customize their experience through equipment crafting and a decision-driven plot that will purportedly impact the future of Roy, the many characters he encounters and the very future of Mars.
As reported last week, Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition was scheduled to receive a healthy dose of fixes, changes and additions in the form of a title update. Today, Major Nelson, …