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Gauntlet delayed again?

What's become of Gauntlet DS? The game was first announced last April, with a then-lightning fast release scheduled for a mere two months later. But June came and went with no multiplayer hack-n-slash game anywhere to be seen, and after a time, we were told October. Later, February. Now? According...

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Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix sells 250k units

Why is Ryu showing us his pearly whites and giving us a thumbs up? That's because Capcom has just announced they have sold an impressive 250,000 copies of Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix across the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. A breakdown of the sales numbers between the two consoles was not...

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Holiday Deal of the Week: Bomberman LIVE

Bomberman LIVE, that Xbox Live Arcade game that you've come to obsessively love thanks to the addition of NXE Avatars, is being cheapened. We've just been informed via a nearly frozen carrier pigeon that this week's Holiday Deal of the Week is Bomberman LIVE, which has been discounted to 600...

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Super Street Fighter II Turbo HDR finished, submitted, targeted for Nov.

"Very soon" could very well mean "this month" for the release of Capcom's HD remix of Super Street Fighter II Turbo on PSN and XBLA, according to an official forum post by Christian Svensson, the company's VP of strategic planning & business development. Svensson confirmed that the game is...

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Fresh Gauntlet shots arrive: 'Welcome, brown screens!'

Even by Gauntlet standards, the latest screenshots from Eidos' hack-and-slash revival are chockful of brown and beige. Not that we even care that much about how this will look -- Gauntlet is all about the co-op, after all -- but come on, guys! We know you possess knowledge of other colors. In...

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E308: Monster Lab blinded me with science

Backbone Entertainment's Monster Lab, published by Eidos, seems better every time I see it. I don't think that this is a function of improvements being made to the game so much as it is a matter of me understanding it a little better and getting more into the gameplay. I hope this game doesn't end...

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Capcom patching SSFIITHDR 'open beta' after all

Capcom is performing a very special move for those miffed at the generally broken state of the Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix "open beta." Despite originally dismissing connection issues and other awkwardness as the pitfalls of pre-release software, it is now planning to offer a patch to...

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This Wednesday: Go! Go! Break Steady and 1942 jointly strike XBLA

Capcom continues its retro revival on XBLA this Wednesday with the release of 1942: Joint Strike. Developed by Backbone Entertainment (Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 and the upcoming Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix), the game is a classic two-player, top-down shooter set against the...

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Go! Go! Break Steady and 1942: Joint Strike make their way to the XBLA this Wed.

The Microsoft folks just announced that this Xbox Live Arcade release Wednesday, both Go! Go! Break Steady and 1942: Joint Strike will be making their way to the XBLA. And for 800 Microsoft points each, no less. And just in case you wanted to know a bit more about each title, developer Little Boy...

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Fanswag: Death Jr. and a Nyko Kama wireless nunchuk

If you're looking for a new game to play, as well as a device that will eat up all of your batteries, then you've come to the right place. We're giving away 2 copies of Death Jr. (each retail for $40), along with one Nyko Kama wireless nunchuk (goes for $35). The grand prize winner will get both...

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