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Jeff Minter tweaking Gridrunner++ for XBLA

Jeff Minter, cuddler of sheep and designer of psychedelic shooters, has updated his Stinkygoat blog with a mention of his latest endeavor: Gridrunner++ for Xbox Live Arcade. The original scrolling shooter, which requires you to survive numerous waves of enemies in increasingly disorienting levels, w...

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This Wednesday: Space Giraffe and Street Trace light up XBLA

As proof that Jeff Minter is no longer tweaking, Space Giraffe is set for release on Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday, August 22nd, for 400 MS Points ($5). If the term "tunnel shooter" doesn't help you visualize Llamasoft's unhinged experiment in visual excess, picturing a Tempest of rainbows vomiti...

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Jeff Minter: artist, developer, friend of sheep

Gamasutra interviews eccentric Welsh developer Jeff Minter, who created such retro-inspired classics as Tempest 2000, Llamatron, and Attack of the Mutant Camels. Now under contract with Microsoft, Minter spills the psychedelic beans on his forthcoming Space Giraffe for Xbox Live Arcade, reveals whe...

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Trippy Space Giraffe video is "giraffetastic!" [update 1]

Let's be honest, Jeff Minter's Space Giraffe is nothing more than an updated Tempest 2000 (also Minter's creation), itself a remake of 1981's Tempest. The upcoming XBLA rail shooter brings to mind Geometry Wars and Rez in a big way, and this work-in-progress video includes licensed music and intenti...

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Jeff Minter bringing space giraffes to XBLA

As if Geometry Wars doesn't provide enough trippy, vector graphics action for Xbox Live Arcade, Jeff Minter and the boys at Llamasoft have posted some extremely psychedelic pictures (warning, some NSFW language) of their new XBLA game, tentatively titled "Space Giraffe." Jeff doesn't reveal many...

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