Over 2,000 indie games have shipped on ID@Xbox, generating $1.5B for devs
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Over 2,000 indie games have shipped on [email protected], generating $1.5B for devs

Microsoft announced on Friday that its [email protected] program (ID stands for independent developer) has seen over 2,000 indie games released since its inception. In addition, Microsoft has paid out more than $1.5 billion to indie developers. The 2,000 indie game milestone was reached last week with the launch of the multiplayer underwater shooter Swimsanity. [email protected] allows…

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Review
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Review

Few game developers pull off good satire. Sure, there are plenty of examples of tongue-in-cheek humor in video games but not very many dedicate their product to ridiculing an entire cultural era, either intentionally or unintentionally. This is exactly what Ubisoft has done with their ’80s action movie knock-off in the form of Far Cry…

EA – Xbox One Sale Offers Big Discounts
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EA – Xbox One Sale Offers Big Discounts

Xbox One owners looking to expand their game collection should take note of an Electronic Arts sale that offers some big discounts on Xbox.com. Some of the price drops are for special “deluxe” editions that are packaged with DLC, such as Peggle 2: Magical Masters Edition. The full lineup of EA Sports titles, including Madden, NBA Live…

Xbox Live’s Games With Gold Freebies Revealed for January 2015
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Xbox Live’s Games With Gold Freebies Revealed for January 2015

The next batch of free downloads available through Xbox Live’s “Games With Gold” promotion has been announced. For the full month of January, Gold members can download the Live Arcade title D4 from Access Games. For the first half of the month, the free Xbox 360 game is Rainbow Studios’ MX vs. ATV Alive. The second half of…

HD Port of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Arriving Sunday on Xbox 360
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HD Port of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Arriving Sunday on Xbox 360

After a list of Xbox 360 Achievements leaked the HD port of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas earlier this week, Rockstar Games confirmed the Achievement-packed, 720p-enhanced HD remaster will indeed be available Sunday, October 26 via Xbox Live Arcade’s “Games On Demand” tab. A version of San Andreas was previously available through the “Xbox Originals” section of XBLA; it has been noted that the…