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This Wednesday: Shank and Scott Pilgrim beat up XBLA

It's a great week for Xbox 360 owners who possess a great deal of pent-up aggression, as the two-week PSN exclusivity of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World comes to a halt this Wednesday, August 25. The highly stylized, chiptune-enhanced beat 'em up will run you 800 Microsoft Points ($10), which is roughl...

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Madden 11 demo leads rush of Xbox Marketplace content

The Xbox 360 forecast is absolutely droughtful this week at retail, with the Clash of the Titans theater DVD release tie-in drying up store shelves. Thankfully, the Xbox Live Marketplace is overflowing with new content this week, including today's release of the new Madden demo. Additionally, DL...

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Joyswag: Get stuck in Limbo [update: giveaway closed]

Update: The giveaway is now over, and confirmation emails have been sent to the winners. Check your inbox! Since we've already reviewed Limbo -- check it out! -- there won't be an XBLA in Brief preview this week. In its place is this giveaway: Four lucky entrants will receive Limbo and enough c...

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XBLA in Brief: Deadliest Warrior, DeathSpank

XBLA is all about death this week. First up we have gruesome, deadly martial arts with Deadliest Warrior: The Game and then we have just, heroic, loot-driven murder with DeathSpank. Honestly, both causes of death have their appeal. Watch the latest XBLA in Brief and see just how fun death can be. ...

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This Wednesday: Monkey Island 2, Blacklight tango on XBLA

Newly remasted, LucasArts' Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge has charted a course for Xbox Live Arcade, where it will arrive alongside Blacklight: Tango Down tomorrow, July 7. LeChuck's Revenge plan hasn't deviated since it was finalized a week ago, but the scheduled Blacklight dro...

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Puzzle Quest 2 and Ancients of Ooga hit XBLA June 30

It's pretty much accepted that none of us here at Joystiq are good people. We have to wonder, then, just what we did to deserve a much-desired sequel and a new NinjaBee game in the same week. It's a mystery for sure, but Major Nelson has announced that both Puzzle Quest 2 (as previously dated) and ...

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XBLA in Brief: NeoGeo Battle Coliseum, Earthworm Jim HD

First, yes, there is another game out this week. That game is NeoGeo Battle Coliseum, an SNK fighting game. But enough about that, because Earthworm Jim HD is upon us. It is, by and large, Earthworm Jim, which should make old school fans happy, and undoubtedly delight the uninitiated. Check out the...

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This Wednesday: Soar like an eagle in Snoopy Flying Ace on XBLA

Grab your bomber jackets, folks. On June 2, Snoopy: Flying Ace soars to the Xbox Live Arcade for 800 ($10), and if you recall from our previous hands-on experience with the game, it's something we're looking forward to. In Snoopy: Flying Ace, players can take on the role of the famous Peanuts crew ...

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This Wednesday: Voodoo Dice, Doom 2 demonize XBLA [update]

Normally, voodoo isn't something to be taken lightly. As dear old pa liked to say, "Just because you don't believe in voodoo, it don't mean you laugh in the witch doctor's face." Wise words indeed, but then pappy didn't know about Voodoo Dice, this week's Xbox Live Arcade release -- a puzzle game o...

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This Wednesday: Metal Slug XX and Aqua launch (missiles) on XBLA

Whether it's by land or by sea, you'll have ample opportunity to make things go kaboom this week on Xbox Live Arcade. SNK is offering another side-scrolling actionfest in Metal Slug XX (1200), while Games Distillery launches a steampunk naval warfare title, Aqua (800). Not since the end of Commando...

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