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Somewhere along the way, development of I Am Alive took a sharp turn. It shifted from a full retail release to a condensed downloadable title. Development was ripped out of the hands of one (now defunct) developer and given to another. The character and his backstory were changed. Even the setting was altered. It almost seemed that, like I Am Alive's protagonist, Ubi...

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Xbox Live discounts Child of Light, Thief this week

Microsoft's Deals with Gold discounts Thief by 40 percent ($35.99) on Xbox One this week. Additionally, both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members can enjoy discounts on Assassin's Creed 4 add-ons on both Xbox One and Xbox 360, getting the game's season pass, Blackbeard's Wrath, Guild of Rogues, Freedo...

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Xbox Live weekly deals include Call of Duty: Ghosts, Assassin's Creed 4

This week's deals on Xbox Live include one game on Xbox One and eight on Xbox 360 for Gold subscribers. The lone discounted game on the Xbox Games Store through March 10 is Call of Duty: Ghosts, as the standard version is 33 percent off ($39.99/£36.79/46.99 euros) and the Hardened Edition is ...

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I Am Alive available for PCs tomorrow

In more shenanigans around quiet releases, Ubisoft today stealthily brought forward the PC release of I Am Alive by one week, meaning it should be out tomorrow. Ubisoft originally scheduled the urban disaster game for a September 13 release, but quietly altered Steam and Ubishop pages to say otherw...

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I Am Alive takes downloadable survival horror to PC in September

I Am Alive is coming to PC on September 13, Ubisoft announced today. I Am Alive launched for XBLA and PSN in March, to a fair few middling reviews. The PC version, apparently, will include enhanced resolutions and graphics, and two new games modes: Easy mode and Replay mode, both of which do exac...

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Silver Lining: I Am Alive's unfeeling world

'Silver Lining' is an ongoing column from freelancer Taylor Cocke, dedicated to examining the hidden potential in recently released, critically panned games. Even in the mediocre, we can find a silver lining. As I began my time with Ubisoft's downloadable title I Am Alive, the most striking aspect...

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I Am Alive tops April 2012 PSN downloads; Escape Plan still atop PS Vita list

The full PlayStation downloads list for April – as opposed to the sneak peek we got thanks to Pulse earlier this month, where the list is not segregated by platform – has been released and Ubisoft's I Am Alive was indeed the top download. On the PS3 and PSN list, thatgamecompany's Journ...

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I Am Alive tops April PSN downloads, just one Vita game charts

Ubisoft's post-apocalypse third-person-survivor I Am Alive apparently struck a chord with PlayStation 3 owners last month, topping the PlayStation Network's download charts for April 2012, even edging out March's big PSN release, Journey. The Walking Dead's game adaptation from Telltale managed mor...

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PSN Tuesday: Wheels of Destruction, I Am Alive, Canabalt

Sony's Spring Fever promotion brings Wheels of Destruction and discounts on various Mortal Kombat DLC, neither of which sound very "spring"-like to us. Outside of the promotion (but vaguely more appropriate giving its life-affirming title) is I Am Alive, out today on PS3. In Minis news (yes, really...

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I Am Alive on PSN April 3 in US, April 4 in Europe

Make a note on your post-apocalyptic calendar: I Am Alive is coming to PSN in America on April 3, and to Europe on April 4. The price is $14.99. [Update: Ubisoft PR goofed and gave us the wrong date initially. We've updated our post with the correct information.] I Am Alive focuses on a man searchi...

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I Am Alive review: Do not resuscitate

Somewhere along the way, development of I Am Alive took a sharp turn. It shifted from a full retail release to a condensed downloadable title. Development was ripped out of the hands of one (now defunct) developer and given to another. The character and his backstory were changed. Even the setting ...

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