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Simon Pegg provides voice acting for Spare Parts

Spare Parts, EA Bright Light's XBLA/PSN platformer about lovable robots, has a bit of star power in addition to its known cuteness power. Shaun of the Dead and Star Trek actor Simon Pegg has joined the cast as "Con-rad," a computer who guides Mar-T and Chip on their search for spaceship parts. In...

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Bright Light teases unannounced XBLA/PSN game from Spare Parts team, explains internal dev culture

Bright Light, EA's Guildford-based (UK) studio, is hard at work on at least four titles: Create, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Episode 1, Spare Parts and a fourth, "secret [downloadable] project." At an EA press event last week, we spoke with Bright Light senior international PR manager...

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Spare a moment to check out some Spare Parts media from TGS

Spare Parts has charmed us through cunning use of "cute robots." We were raised to fear metallic beings -- mostly thanks to Terminator -- but seeing them cute it up yet again in this TGS trailer, it gives us hope that we'll be allies in the future. It should come in handy once the zombies rise....

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 includes a Kinect mode

EA just announced at its GamesCom 2010 conference that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 for Xbox 360 will magically lift butts off of couches, with some Kinect support. EA didn't put it exactly the same way, of course. The game features an on-rails mode in which players gesture to cast...

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Preview: Create

Though the target audience for EA's just-announced puzzle/creation game, Create, would seem to skew younger, my take on it from a recent press event was that gamers of all types could find something to like. And don't write it off as "My First LittleBigPlanet" just yet. Create features entertaining...

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EA's customizable puzzler 'Create' coming this November

EA's hoping you'll take off that silly santa hat and don a thinking cap this holiday, when you play "Create," a new game from its UK-based Bright Light studio. "Create uses families' imaginations to develop new ways to play together that are both fun and challenging," said Harvey Elliot, VP and...

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Spare Parts trailer has an acute case of cute robots

As the first screens implied, the first trailer for Spare Parts confirms that its co-op protagonists (cotagonists?), Mar-T and Chip, are entirely adorable. Apart from this confirmation, the trailer also shows off some of the cooperative gameplay, which amounts to baddie smashing and platforming....

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EA's 'Spare Parts' to be assembled on XBLA, PSN

EA's Bright Light is working on the next Harry Potter game, but the studio evidently has got something else in the pipeline as well: Spare Parts. It's a downloadable title for XBLA and PSN about robots working together to rebuild their spaceship, according to EA's E3 lineup announcement. In this...

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