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BioShock 2 hacking minigame could cause issues for colorblind gamers

[Image credit: Negative Gamer] Allow me to break from the usual third-person writing style we employ at Joystiq to address my personal stake in writing this post -- I'm part of the approximately 10 percent of human males with colorblindness. I had to return Super Puzzle Fighter for GBA and turn on ...

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Hexic 2 and Texas Hold 'Em feelin' update love

There are two things you can count on in life, taxes and random Texas Hold 'Em title updates. And that's what is headed down the infamous Microsoft certifcation tube, a new title update for XBLA games Texas Hold 'Em and Hexic 2. There is no specific date for when the title updates will roll out, ...

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Hexic 2 and Ecco available on XBLA

It's Wednesday, which could only mean that this week's XBLA twofer is here, offering up both Hexic 2 and Ecco the Dolphin for purchase. Hexic 2 is available for 800 Microsoft points and builds upon our favorite free puzzle game Hexic, adding multiplayer gameplay, new pieces and a new mechanic look. ...

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This Wednesday: Hexic 2 and Ecco the Dolphin on XBLA

As much as we'd love to skip to commenters complaining about how this week's Xbox Live Arcade releases weren't the ones they were hoping for, we figured we should at least tell you what they are first: Hexic 2 (800 points, $10) and Ecco the Dolphin (400 points, $5) are both due tomorrow. Ecco th...

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Hexic 2 and Ecco twofer on XBLA Wednesday [update 1]

We just got word from Microsoft that this Wednesday we'll be treated to an XBLA twofer, Hexic 2, and Ecco the Dolphin. Hexic 2 will feature new formations, such as "lines" as the Achievements would suggest, new pieces, and a head to head multiplayer mode. Fortunately Alexey Pajitnov, who made the o...

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Fresh screenshots for upcoming XBLA games

With this week's announcement of upcoming Xbox Live Arcade games that will be releasing soonish comes a batch of marketing offered screenshots. And we figured what better way to share the visual stimulation that these XBLA screenshots have to offer than with official X3F galleries! So, that's exactl...

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Hexic HD leaderboard fix coming soon

Carbonated Games employee Jesiatha posted on the Xbox.com forums about a Hexic HD leaderboard fix that'll be coming soon via an auto update. The update will allow high scores for continuing games to show up on the leaderboards and not just those that are completed. This will of course shake up the...

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Video: Hexic HD glitch 477 days later

Sure, Hexic HD has been available for a long time, but maybe this will help those that still don't have the Grand Pearl Pooh-Bah Achievement. Anyway, since the video is under 15 seconds long, we'll let you watch it first, then go on about what it means for you Hexic addicts ... Done? Good. So, a...

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Kong Demo and other goodies up on XBLM

Every time we hear about something new on the XBLM, it's like a small dose of Christmas. Just a little bit. Mostly when it's free stuff. Today, the Major announced a glut of new Marketplace content, including: a King Kong demo, Fight Night Round 3 picture packs and themes, new sounds and graphic p...

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Guide for running Flash games on the 360

If you haven't upgraded your 360's Dashboard yet, you can follow this handy how-to guide to get Flash games running on your Xbox 360. Although there is no mention of it officially, the primary function of last week's Dashboard upgrade appears to be stopping the kiosk hack. Nevertheless, you can rea...

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