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Space Invaders Infinity Gene

The “epic retro-futuristic hit”, as they put it, is really all that. The unlocking mechanism keeps unveiling more of the game as you play, and it only ever gets more awesome-er. Freezing cool and easily worth your 800 space bucks.

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Space Invaders Infinity Gene

The “epic retro-futuristic hit”, as they put it, is really all that. The unlocking mechanism keeps unveiling more of the game as you play, and it only ever gets more awesome-er. Freezing cool and easily worth your 800 space bucks.

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The best of 2009

For the most of 2009 I spent my gaming time playing games from 2008 – Far Cry 2, Fable II, Rock Band 2, lots of cheap PSP & DS titles, Company Of Heroes, Dawn Of War (the first one) –

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The best of 2009

For the most of 2009 I spent my gaming time playing games from 2008 – Far Cry 2, Fable II, Rock Band 2, lots of cheap PSP & DS titles, Company Of Heroes, Dawn Of War (the first one) –

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Toy Soldiers

World War I has not been used too much in videogames and tower defence games have been seen too much of lately. Combining the two with a cool concept of it all being just toys in a vintage mechanical arcade

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Toy Soldiers

World War I has not been used too much in videogames and tower defence games have been seen too much of lately. Combining the two with a cool concept of it all being just toys in a vintage mechanical arcade

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It’s complex

I liked Orson Scott Card’s original short story of

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It’s complex

I liked Orson Scott Card’s original short story of

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Trials HD

RedLynx is a fellow Finnish developer, based close to our offices in Helsinki. I would support them by buying their products in most cases. With Trials HD, released on Xbox Live Arcade this month, I didn’t need the support your

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Trials HD

RedLynx is a fellow Finnish developer, based close to our offices in Helsinki. I would support them by buying their products in most cases. With Trials HD, released on Xbox Live Arcade this month, I didn’t need the support your

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Virtual On

Oh, it’s on. Another oldie but goodie coming to a Live Arcade near you now that all the real arcades are dead, Virtual On is something I didn’t know I was thirsting for, but felt like suddenly running into a

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Virtual On

Oh, it’s on. Another oldie but goodie coming to a Live Arcade near you now that all the real arcades are dead, Virtual On is something I didn’t know I was thirsting for, but felt like suddenly running into a

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Gaming for fun, not deadline

I’ve been trying to concentrate on just a few games at a time, now that I don’t have to push reviews out the door any more. It’s been great. In a year and a half, I had almost forgotten what

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Gaming for fun, not deadline

I’ve been trying to concentrate on just a few games at a time, now that I don’t have to push reviews out the door any more. It’s been great. In a year and a half, I had almost forgotten what

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Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix tunes

OverClocked was contracted to arrange the music to Capcom’s long-awaited HD remix of Street Fighter II. The results are really very good. I haven’t listened to videogame music for a while, save for the stuff we’re doing at work, and

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Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix tunes

OverClocked was contracted to arrange the music to Capcom’s long-awaited HD remix of Street Fighter II. The results are really very good. I haven’t listened to videogame music for a while, save for the stuff we’re doing at work, and

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Rez HD (Xbox 360 Live Arcade)

I first met Rez in the Game On exhibition in 2003 in Helsinki. I had read a lot about the Dreamcast game and was intrigued. Actually playing it, I was just blown away. I replayed it with my brother for

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Rez HD (Xbox 360 Live Arcade)

I first met Rez in the Game On exhibition in 2003 in Helsinki. I had read a lot about the Dreamcast game and was intrigued. Actually playing it, I was just blown away. I replayed it with my brother for

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First impressions: Omega Five

Hudsonsoft’s new side-scrolling shooter Omega Five hit the Xbox Live Arcade yesterday. It’s an XBLA original, although it very much feels like an authentic arcade title ported for the platform. I played the first couple of levels last night. It’s

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First impressions: Omega Five

Hudsonsoft’s new side-scrolling shooter Omega Five hit the Xbox Live Arcade yesterday. It’s an XBLA original, although it very much feels like an authentic arcade title ported for the platform. I played the first couple of levels last night. It’s

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