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Best of the Rest: JC's picks of 2011

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective If you were interested in this game, but didn't buy it on DS because of faith that an iOS version would follow, I'm holding you personally responsible for the foundering sales of my favorite game of 2011. Live with that. This came out in January, and I still...

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12 Days of Joyswag: Nintendo DS and eleven (11!) games

Another year, another 12 days of holiday giveaways! Between now and Christmas Day, we're doing the one thing that makes us feel truly alive: giving. Specifically, we're giving you fine folks some of the swag we've managed to collect in our cluttered home offices. And the good will and merriment...

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Aliens Infestation review: Bursting with flavor

It's easy to see the seams in WayForward's Aliens: Infestation. There's not all that much variety in the enemies or environments (mostly because it's an Aliens game). The "AI" is simple and pattern-based in the style of 16-bit games. The enemies even respawn in the same locations, dulling the...

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Aliens Infestation dev diary recounts the genesis of a marine (and more)

When it comes to 2D action titles, it seems there's nobody as capable as WayForward. Recent entries in the genre, Contra 4 and Bloodrayne: Betrayal, speak volumes to the company's capabilities -- and, the developer's latest, Aliens: Infestation, seems destined for the same fame. Yet, as easy as...

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Aliens: Infestation incubates new trailer

WayForward's "Metroidvania-esque" take on the Aliens universe with Infestation has us almost ready to facehug this game on its October 11 launch date -- or join the colonial marines. Where every meal's a banquet, every paycheck a fortune!...

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Aliens: Infestation trailer invades your screen

The gameplay footage in the first Aliens: Infestation trailer does a pretty good job of setting a scary, isolated tone appropriate for the license. That tone is married with a sort of methodical exploration of an enclosed environtment in side view that brings to mind the Metroid games more...

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Aliens: Infestation hits DS on October 11

Hope you're not "bugged" by a little news this late on a Sunday but Gearbox just announced that Aliens: Infestation would arrive on the DS on Oct. 11 in the US and on Sept. 30 in the EU. It's a little bit of a delay from the previous loose window of "September" for the WayForward-developed...

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First Aliens: Infestation gameplay footage bursts forth

Some of us have been waiting years for this: The first officially released gameplay footage of WayForward's Aliens: Infestation for DS. GameSpot ran some live gameplay during its video Comic-Con coverage (recorded by Nintendo Everything), revealing something that looks like Contra 4 with an...

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Sega makes Aliens: Infestation official, coming to DS in September

After being outed in classifications from both the Australian Classification Board and the ESRB, Aliens: Infestation has finally been announced by Sega. The game is slated to hit the DS this September. Sega has confirmed that Wayforward (which knows a little about blasting aliens) is indeed...

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Aliens: Infestation is a side-scrolling action game

Aliens: Infestation, the long-gestating xenomorph game for the Nintendo DS, has been rated by the ESRB. The classification board describes the teen-rated title as an action game, in which "players run and jump through side-scrolling levels, they use rifles, pistols, flamethrowers, and...

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