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Reminder: Space Invaders Extreme 2 out extremely soon

Click to invade our gallery Space Invaders Extreme 2 hasn't managed to build up much hype; an unfortunate circumstance that can be attributed to Square Enix mentioning the North American release of the game once, in May, and then not again until just now. In fact, had it not been for Nintendo's rel...

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TGS 2009: The Recap Post

Last week, the Tokyo Game Show brought in over 100 posts worth of news, previews, interviews, galleries, and videos. Clearly, a lot happened. If you're looking for a comprehensive list of all the goings-on during TGS 2009, Joystiq has you covered -- and organized! Click on a platform below to s...

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TGS 2009: Kudo demoes Natal, invents dance craze

As you've probably guessed, the dearth of footage of actual Project Natal gameplay can be attributed to Microsoft's ban on filming the screen during demos of the technology. Hence, the gameplay-less video above, captured by Engadget during a Natal preview of Beautiful Katamari and Space Invaders Ext...

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TGS 2009: Body-on: Project Natal (with Space Invaders Extreme!)

Explaining Project Natal's mantra of fun and accessibility can't be the easiest task in the world, especially since it has to be done while ricocheting about in front of a motion-detecting camera. And despite that, creative director Kudo Tsunoda makes it look easy, calmly elaborating on Natal's goa...

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Space Invaders Extreme 2 landing in Europe October 2

click to invade the gallerySquare Enix has been distressingly quiet about Space Invaders Extreme 2 since May. We know if we were about to sell people the sequel to one of the best DS games of last year, we'd ... mention it, occasionally. Thankfully for our sanity, the company did make an announceme...

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Space Invaders Extreme, Arkanoid DLC invade Xbox Live

If you've got a hankering for some more alien destruction with a musical twist, you'll be happy to know that some new DLC for Space Invaders Extreme has landed on Xbox Live Marketplace. Entitled, simply, Space Invaders Extreme Expansion Pack, the DLC grants players access to the original versions ...

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Xbox Live Top 10: Halo 3 and the usual suspects

It's time to check in with the Xbox Live Top 10 again, and Major Nelson informs us folks were pretty much playing the same stuff they've always been playing last week. Snagging the top spot again was none other than Halo 3 (big surprise there), however folks set aside some time to head into the Wa...

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Fever time: Taito announces European release for Space Invaders Extreme 2, Puzzle Bobble Galaxy

It's a totally exciting week for Space Invaders Extreme. First, the Xbox Live Arcade port was released in North America. Now, the DS sequel is officially headed to Europe, with Square Enix releasing this fall. We guess the company decided not to use the Space Invaders Extreme 2Remix title under whic...

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Space Invaders father Nishikado calls today's games improved, recycled

Games have come a long way since joystick jockeys first spent hours dropping quarters into Space Invaders. Now on the heels of Space Invaders Extreme's XBLA debut, series' creator Tomohiro Nishikado has spoken out on the state of games today, observing that originality has suffered despite advances...

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X3F TV -- XBLA in Brief: Zombie Wranglers, Arkanoid Live, Space Invaders Extreme

Seemingly determined to force us to upgrade to a larger Xbox hard drive, Microsoft has again foisted three new Xbox Live Arcade titles upon us. We've got two retro remakes in Space Invaders Extreme and Arkanoid Live, and then we have a co-op zombie rodeo (more or less) in Zombie Wranglers. Watch th...

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