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Orson Scott Card games from Undertow devs

In a move that came out of the blue, but somehow feels right, Epic games (of Unreal and Gears fame) has acquired Chair Entertainment, the developers of Undertow for XBLA. Undertow was one of the earlier games to experiment with using Unreal Engine 3 on the Live Arcade and the fact that they are now...

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Epic Games takes seat, acquires Chair Entertainment Group

Epic Games today announced its acquisition of Utah-based Undertow developer, Chair Entertainment Group. Under directors Donald and Geremy Mustard, and CEO Ryan Holmes, Chair Entertainment becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Epic, keeping both its name and "its focus on creating new original game...

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Shhh, half-price Undertow expansion available now for 200 MS points [update]

There's an expansion available now for XBLA game Undertow, but this time around the content is going to cost you. The special part is continuing the aquatic action won't cost 400 MS points as originally expected because it's currently available for 200 MS points ($2.50 in surface currency). If this...

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Undertow expansion on LIVE at 400 MS points [Update]

Update: It looks like the original price-point of 200 MS points this morning was in fact an error as the price of the Undertow expansion has been raised to 400 MS points. Earlier in the week we reported that the expansion to Undertow, Microsoft's apology gift to gamers for the LIVE service...

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Undertow Path of the Elect expansion this Wed

Microsoft's Xbox Live outage apology gift, Undertow will be sprouting a new set of expansion fins tomorrow with the release of a new Path of the Elect expansion pack. Undertow's Path of the Elect expansion will give XBLA gamers an additional five campaign single / co-op levels, a new playable alien...

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Ender's Game might end up on the DS

Any sci-fi geek worth his or her salt will have heard of Orson Scott Card's magnificent Ender's Game series. (The original happens to be one of this blogger's favorite books.) For those of you unfamiliar with the story, let's catch up. Ender's Game tells the tale of the young prodigy, Ender Wiggin,...

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Undertow team creating Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game's game

A new collaboration between renowned author Orson Scott Card and Undertow developer, Chair Entertainment, will see the popular sci-fi novel Ender's Game adapted into a series of video games "across all next-generation consoles, handheld platforms, and PC." The first offering is expected to begin...

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Reminder: Last chance to download Undertow for free

Yeah, we know. The whole "deep sea diver combat" genre peaked with Sega's largely unknown arcade masterpiece The Ocean Hunter, but still, it's rude to look a gift horse in the mouth -- or, rather, to look a free game in the drearily repetitive gameplay. If you haven't done it yet, today is your...

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Last chance to download free Undertow

For the fanboys of the world who tend to procrastinate and drag their downloading feet, they should know that their chance to download a free copy of XBLA game Undertow is about to expire. Microsoft's apology download Undertow has been a free game download since Wednesday, January 23rd and will...

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Reminder: Undertow a free download until Sunday

Just a reminder that Microsoft's apology gift for Live being "fickle" this holiday has just arrived. Their gift, the full version of Xbox Live Arcade game Undertow, is now a free download off the Marketplace. Undertow will remain free for only a limited time though, so we advise commencing the...

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