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Trenched -- no, Iron Brigade -- comes to Europe Nov. 30, everyone gets new survival mode

The official worldwide name change of Double Fine's XBLA mech shooter, from Trenched to Iron Brigade, will occur on November 30, the developer announced today. That's when the long-delayed European version will finally come out, bringing with it new Iron Brigade content around the world. In...

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Iron Brigade DLC official, involves Mars and bears

That DLC for Trenche- er, we mean, Iron Brigade, that was kind of sort of revealed back in August is now official. And it's officially weird. At least, the premise is. Titled "Rise of the Martian Bear," the premise goes like this: nemesis and all-around poster boy for the evils of Monovision,...

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Trenched renamed Iron Brigade worldwide

Trenched is changing its name to Iron Brigade in all regions once it releases in Europe this month, Double Fine's Greg Rice and Brad Muir revealed on Whiskey Media's Big Live Live Show Live. By changing the name, Double Fine is averting a messy legal battle with the "Trench" trademark holder that...

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Double Fine's 'Amnesia Fortnight' game design jams saved the company

The recent downloadable releases from Double Fine, as well as the upcoming Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster, all had their genesis in the company's "Amnesia Fortnight" events, in which small teams would make quick game prototypes. Schafer says that if not for those informal sessions, the...

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Trenched coming to Euro XBLA as 'Iron Brigade'

The general who advances without coveting trademarks and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his well-received video game and do good service for his customers, is the jewel of the kingdom. - Sun Tzu, from "The Art of Modern Warfare." Microsoft has announced at...

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Secret Trenched content is 'awesome,' says Rebel FM

Trenched dug into our hearts and scooped out a big glob of love this summer, and it looks like the team at Double Fine are ready to take it to the next level. Matt Chandronait said he's playing some new Trenched content that he can't talk about, but that's "going to be awesome," on Rebel FM's...

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Trenched Euro release struggles continue, lawyer explains background

The trademark holder of Trench plans to keep on fighting to protect the name, which has prevented Microsoft and Double Fine's XBLA title, Trenched, from being released in "select" European territories. The legal wrestling involves Trench, a board game (pictured) that's being turned into a video...

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Trenched guide will help you dig in against the Monovision

The good folks over at XBLAFans have assembled a guide featuring everything you need to know about Trenched, Double Fine's excellent shooter/tower defense/World War I/mech mashup title on XBLA. From the Achievements to all of the various unlockable mech parts and soldier gear you can find in the...

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Trenched delayed in 'select' European territories

Double Fine's latest downloadable game, the alternate-history mech and tower defense shooter Trenched, has been temporarily grounded in unspecified parts of Europe. A Microsoft rep told Eurogamer, "Distribution of Trenched in select European regions will be slightly delayed. We're working to...

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Trenched review: Let's mech love

I wouldn't blame you if your reaction to the announcement of Trenched, Double Fine's downloadable tower defense title, was entirely non-plussed and even a bit disappointed. "Wow, how original." After all, this sub-genre of strategy games is approaching -- or has already reached! -- full...

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