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Skydive: Proximity Flight Out Now On Xbox 360

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Gaijin Entertainment and Topware Interactive has announced that the sport of wingsuit flying is now available for the Xbox 360 on the Xbox LIVE Arcade. Inspired by the extreme sport of base jumping, Skydive: Proximity Flight sends you soaring over picturesque landscapes and majestic, real life locations.

Skydive: Proximity Flight features motion controls allowing you to speed up, maneuver and soar over exquisite panoramas of real life landscapes. Gaining confidence, you can then begin to control your body and execute mind-blowing tricks normally only attempted by professionals. For those of you who are exceptionally adventurous, Skydive: Proximity Flight also allows you to create your own death defying tricks and show them off to your friends.

Game modes include:

    Adrenaline Race: Race against the computer, friends or other flyers on the leaderboard by using adrenaline to increase speed, rewind time to make adjustments and perform death defying tricks Routes: Try to fly through increasing more difficult routes marked by rings Tricks: Execute aerial maneuvers that increase in complexity, adding more danger and excitement Freestyle: Select any jump off location and create your own routes, incorporating difficult tricks and then sharing them with the community

Skydive: Proximity Flight is now available for digital download through Xbox LIVE for £5.59 and €6.99.

Zombie Driver HD Removed From LIVE – Dev’s Now Dishing Out Codes

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Zombie Driver HD was released on the Xbox 360 Xbox LIVE Arcade, October 17th 2012. It was a great little game for 800 MS Points, but due to unfortunate circumstances the game has now been removed from Xbox LIVE as part of a liquidation process with the publisher’s. However, the developers are now dishing out tons of codes on Facebook for anyone who wants the game for free!

In a recent press release, EXOR Studios were sad to announce that due to the liquidation process of the Cyberfront Corporation, Zombie Driver HD will be temporarily taken down from sale on the Xbox LIVE Arcade Marketplace worldwide and will continue to be available for download to anyone who has purchased the game claiming existing players will not be affected by this process in any way.

EXOR Studios is organizing a big XBLA code give-away on it’s Facebook page in order to put the game in the hands of as many players as possible before the game becomes unavailable. Visit the official EXOR Studios’ Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/exorstudios for more details and the give-away.

Zombie Driver HD will continue to be available without interruption on all platforms where EXOR Studios was independently self-publishing the game including: Steam, the PlayStation Network (in all countries except Japan), Windows Store, OUYA and others.

EXOR Studios is already in the process of finding a new publishing partner for the Xbox 360 version.

Rekoil Set For Xbox LIVE Arcade This January

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Plastic Piranha, the development team behind Rekoil will launch the game on the Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 later this month with 505 Games. Already gathering a loyal following amongst hard core gamers, the eSports community and gaming media, Rekoil is a multiplayer FPS set in a world devastated by an unrelenting pandemic with a focus on support for modding, customizable servers, and esports. Rekoil is a shooter the way you want it.

Rekoil is focused entirely on balanced, infantry-based combat across numerous locations without kill streaks and other unfair advantages. From the fast moving Assault class, to the heavily armed and dangerous Heavy Gunner class, a player’s skill is always at the forefront. There has been confirmed around 40 weapons available across seven different game modes on 10 multiplayer maps! Rekoil is described as a multiplayer first person shooter in which the downtrodden “Minutemen” are pitted against their oppressors, Darkwater Inc, in a world where the only goal is to survive the unrelenting pandemic that has swept across the globe.

Rekoil will launch on the Xbox LIVE Arcade from January 29th 2014 – new trailer below

How To Survive DLC Announced

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Listen up survivors! 505 Games and Eko Software have provided us with  supply drop in the form of a new DLC pack. We can now equip ourselves with a fireproof suit and learn the skills to craft incendiary bullets. Whoop whoop, I’ve always imagined myself lighting Zombies on fire and then walking through the flames for that ‘hardcore effect’.

    Heatwave DLC single character – Purchase a new, fireproof suit for Abby, Kenji or Jack for and learn how to craft incendiary bullets — $.99 Heatwave DLC three characters – Purchase fireproof suits for everyone and learn how to craft incendiary bullets — $1.99

Developed by Eko Software, How to Survive puts players in the center of the action as someone who, after an accident, finds themselves on an island amidst a small archipelago off the coast of Colombia … but there are other inhabitants, many who are undead. There is nothing quite like being surrounded by a brain-hungry horde of zombies to get the adrenaline flowing … What will you do? Who will you trust? How will you survive?

Keep your eyes peeled to ThisisXbox over the coming days for our review of How to Survive.

The Walking Dead: Season 2 Revealed

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With Season 4 of the TV show now officially under way on FOX it was only a matter of days before we heard an announcement around Season 2 of Telltale’s BAFTA Award winning series based on the same comics from Robert Kirkman, the Eisner Award-winning creator and writer of  The Walking Dead.

The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series will continue the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned at the outset of the undead apocalypse, now left to her own devices to seek safety and survive in a world gone mad.  Now assuming the role of an ordinary child, players will struggle to outwit both the dead and the living in situations that will test their morals and control the flow of the story through their decisions and actions.

The terrifying nature of Robert Kirkman’s world has allowed Telltale to push the boundaries of interactive drama in video games to a place that has had fans anxious to know what will happen next in this series. Today we can finally lift the veil, albeit only a little, on how this story will continue, and we’ll soon be putting players in the shoes of a lead role that will challenge their expectations of how to survive in a world where no one can be trusted.

said Dan Connors, Co-Founder and CEO of Telltale Games.

Expected to premier later this year, The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series will consist of five episodes that will be released over the course of the season and will conclude in 2014.

An official announcement trailer and additional screenshot are included below for you enjoyment.

Blood Knights On XBLA This November

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Our friends over at Kalypso today announced that Blood Knights, a medieval, vampire themed hack ‘n’ slash will be released on the 1st November forXBLA priced at £11.99.

Blood Knights is a hack ‘n slash action – RPG, where the age-old war between humans and vampires is out-of-control and threatens to plunge the world into the abyss. The game combines spectacular combat with RPG elements in single-player or co-op mode. Blood Knights is developed by Deck 13 interactive, who have made a name for themselves with such titles as ‘Venetica’, ‘Jack Keane’ and ‘Ankh’. Set in a mystical version of the Middle Ages, Blood Knights is an exciting story about the Knights Templar and a legendary Vampire Hunter who finds himself bound by blood to the powerful vampire Alysa during a daring mission. The two must work together to break the blood spell and defeat the hordes of evil creatures who stand between them and their goal.

Features of Blood Knights

    Utilise close & ranged weapons to slay monstrous foes & enhance your abilities with XP gained through fast and furious combat Quickly swap between two playable characters with differing skillsets Suck the blood of your enemies in order to power up and unleash devastating vampire powers Ride solo, or take on the horde with a friend in thrilling Co-op Interact with the environment using your attract and repel skills Multiple choice dialogues will affect and alter the world around you Classic Vampire story narrated with atmospheric cut-scenes Equip yourself with 160 available weapons and 40 different amour elements

Final Exam: A Co-op Trailer

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Bashing monsters is fun – it’s even more fun with friends!

Final Exam, the 2.5D sidescroller packed with frenzied action and caustic humor developed by Mighty Rocket Studios for XBLA is now unveiling Co-op mode (up to 4 players) with a Co-op trailer!

Already fun in single-player, Final Exam takes on a whole new dimension in Co-op, as demonstrated by the new trailer that presents the gameplay features in 4-player mode: split your team up to achieve your objectives as quickly as possible, or stick together to increase your chances of survival against the waves of increasingly powerful and aggressive monsters. Playing with other players in Co-op mode opens up new combat opportunities: “juggle” with the monsters to deny them a single moment of respite, cover your team mates while they re-load that mighty rocket launchers, or protect them as they transport an item that will be critical for your next objective!

In Co-op mode, Final Exam has more explosions, more monsters and, above all, will once again provide wall-to-wall, unlimited fun!

Final Exam will be available on XBLA (amongst other platforms) in early November.

The Bridge Coming To XBLA

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The Bridge focuses on bringing players into a new gameplay experience, beyond what they may expect from the usual puzzle game. Following in the footsteps of non-traditional titles like Braid and LimboThe Bridge offers a uniquely cerebral approach to gaming. With detail-oriented, hand-drawn environments that resemble architectural design, more than level design, players are asked to look beyond just the protagonist and into the environment to solve each puzzle. The ability to control the world around the protagonist offers a plethora of options for strategically positioning both the character and the world to achieve success. Critical thinking is a key to player progress and is not limited to just the environment; players will face off with “The Menace,” gravitational vortexes and parallel universes adding twists for additional layers of gameplay in this award-winning title.

At its heart, The Bridge is a 2D logic puzzle game that forces the player to re-evaluate their preconceptions of physics and perspective through 48 increasingly-difficult levels. Created to be both an intellectually stimulating experience and accessible game, The Bridge uses a minimalistic control scheme so both gamers and non-gamers can easily jump in and enjoy. To allow for experimental efforts, the “rewind” feature allows players to travel back in time to critical moments in the problem-solving process for a colloquial “re-do.” From the very start, The Bridge is designed to foster outside the box and critical thinking skills, leaving the player with a pronounced sense of intellectual accomplishment at the end of each level. Players willing to take on the game a second time will be treated to a secret ending reserved for the most dedicated of players.

The Bridge was developed by game designer and programmer Ty Taylor and artist Mario Castañeda; together they are known as the Quantum Astrophysicists Guild.

The Bridge is rated E for Everyone and will release » Continue Reading.

Magrunner Dark Pulse Launch Trailer

Magrunner Dark Pulse released on the Xbox LIVE Arcade this week is showcased in the latest launch trailer.

In the near future of 2048, a handful of young and brilliant citizens are hand-picked by the Gruckezber Corporation to join ‘Magtech’, an elite space research training program. Equipped with a glove using Gruckezber technology, the 7 candidates in the program have to make their way through a maze of increasingly spectacular rooms by magnetically charging various items and elements in the environment that will either attract or repel. What initially appears to be the chance of a lifetime quickly turns into a living nightmare where they must survive in a high-tech world that has spiraled out of control. This descent into hell is perfectly illustrated in this launch trailer.

Painkiller Hell & Damnation

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Demonic Vacation At The Blood Sea is a single-player/co-op focused DLC which introduces new maps, a new boss fight and a much deeper storyline. Maps are themed around picturesque ocean view settings, and there’s a brand new ruins level complete with sea-monster boss fight. However as it currently stands, it is only available for PC owners of the game. This is the sixth piece of DLC released with only 3 of the 5 available for the XBLA version of the game.

Painkiller continues with its sixth DLC, in which we look forward to bringing new levels, enemies and over the top arsenal to fans that will cause even more hellish destruction. Following on from the 5th DLC, Heaven’s Above, we switched back perspectives and we continue to provide thrilling old school first-person shooter action once again in this latest DLC.

said Reinhard Pollice, Business & Product Development Director at Nordic Games.

Take a look at the screenshots below and weep whilst PC gamers enjoy more DLC that we cannot…