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AMY releasing on January 11 for 800 MSP

When the rating appeared for AMY, we were suspecting a release very shortly. What we didn't expect was a release date and price announcement in the same day! The survival-horror game where your infection not only hinders but helps you, is releasing on January 11 for 800 MSP. The game has had promising first impressions from when we first saw it at E3 2011 so expectations are high. At that price point, it sounds easy to say yes to a new survival-horror experience. We'll have more on AMY and a review of the game in the weeks to come. Shout out to @lifelower for the tip!

Source: Lexis Numérique


XBLAFans Anticipated 2012 XBLA Game Releases A-B

We’ve spent the past week searching the internet and hounding our industry contacts in an effort to compile the ultimate 2012 XBLA Game Release List. We anticipated one heck of a year for Xbox Live Arcade. So epic we couldn’t even fit everything on one page. So without further ado, check out the list:

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New Amy trailer filled with enemies

A new video for upcoming zombie game Amy shows of how to survive combat or, better yet, how to avoid it altogether. Since the main characters aren't trained in combat, hiding is the best way to get around unseen. When combat is unavoidable,  you'll have to use melee weapons to kill the zombies. Be careful, as weapons break and it's easy to be overrun by just a few enemies. If worst comes to worst, you can use Amy's special powers. Get ready to fight, Amy will be released in 2012.

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XBLAFans Monthly Roundup (November 2011)

Hey guys, we're bringing you a new feature that's simple and helpful in nature, the XBLAFans Monthly Roundup! This as well as other features will be seen a lot more should all things go accordingly, and we'll even have some new ones on the way, so stay tuned because there's a lot of awesome in the works here at XBLAFans.

If it wasn't obvious by the title, this post will be your one-stop-shop to anything that happened this month with links to all our posts and excerpts where applicable. That means news, reviews, guides, features, interviews, podcasts, and even a recount of releases and sales data. Hit the jump for so many links you'll never not know something about XBLA current events again! Read the rest of this entry »

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New Amy trailer shows off gameplay and a unique relationship

VectorCell has released a new trailer for its upcoming survival horror title Amy, which shows off brand new gameplay footage, and highlights the unique relationship between the game's protagonists. As displayed in the trailer (which is narrated by the developers), Lana is the adult "in charge" of making sure the duo escape the horror infested city where the game takes place in one piece. Interestingly enough however, it's Amy, an 8-year old autistic girl who holds the keys to success. Watch the trailer for a full explanation and remember to stay tuned to XBLAFans for more Amy coverage!



Learn to utilize contamination in this new Amy trailer

Amy has been a little quiet in the last while but VectorCell and Lexis Numérique have provided us with a new look into the survival-horror title. In this trailer, you see the advantages and disadvantages of Lana being contaminated with the zombie virus in her bloodstream. While it does slowly kill her, you can easily brush past other zombies in your path and when you need to regain health, Amy will get you back to normal or the use of syringes will help. Our E3 preview hailed the game as a high quality survival-horror title and it sure is looking to bring the scares, keep a look out for this title later this year.

Source: Joystiq


A glimpse into the world of AMY

Lexis Numérique’s AMY is aiming to tame uncharted waters for an Xbox Live Arcade game. Upon its release it will be (presumably) the first XBLA title to focus on the horror genre. We knew there are plenty of horror junkies out there, and finally they too can get their bite-sized fix at an inexpensive price. No word yet on when AMY will be released, but given that the above is the first true trailer for the game it's likely to be a ways off. While you're waiting be sure to check out our hands-on preview of the game, and hit the jump for a demo of the game's technology.

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E3 2011: Hands-On Preview of AMY

We hate to jinx it, but it looks like XBLA is finally getting the high quality survival horror title that we've all been waiting for. We took an intense hands-on tour with Lexis Numérique's AMY at this year's E3 in order to give you the inside skinny on this up-and-coming underdog.

First, you'll need a run-down on the story. AMY's dystopian future is set in a 2034 midwestern America ravaged by some kind of comet-borne infection. You play as Lana, an infected woman that is protecting Amy: an eight-year-old autistic girl that is mysteriously immune to the infection. Naturally, Amy is being hunted by just about everyone; monsters, the military, and geneticists are all trying to get a piece of her. Read the rest of this entry »


Best of XBLA at E3 2011

Co-written by Kaitlyn Chantry

Now that our trip to video game heaven has come and gone, it's time to give you the run-down on the very best XBLA titles from E3 2011. We spent five hectic days getting our eyes and hands on every XBLA game possible and we've picked out fifteen games that stood out from the crowd.

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Amy is scared and coming to XBLA

At E3, a survival horror game was shown for XBLA that goes by the name of Amy from VectorCell and Lexis Numerique. You play as Lana who wakes up in Silver City in the year 2034 after a comet attack that caused a virus outbreak, spawning strange creatures. You meet up with an autistic girl named Amy who has mysterious powers and work together in order to escape the virus threat. Unfortunately, Lana is also infected which you will have to keep up to date with on the color-coded meter on your back by healing yourself or by being around Amy to keep from getting too infected. You'll go through more infected areas and change form from woman to monster which will help around areas with lots of monsters but too much and it'll be game over. Amy is shaping up to be an interesting XBLA title combining arcade action with survival horror elements, check out some screenshots after the break.
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