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Hey, remember Game Room? Despite ongoing troubles at Krome, the studio continues to add emulated arcade, Intellivision and Atari 2600 titles to Xbox Live's retro download service -- and the latest update is actually pretty awesome. Game Pack 012 has launched with the arcade versions of Blades of Ste...

November 24th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Aussie developer Krome Studios (Game Room, Blade Kitten, Star Wars: Republic Heroes) has allegedly just completed another round of layoffs, with the number of employees let go this time ranging from 30 to 50. Develop notes that Krome had somewhere around 400 employees before the first known round o...

April 22nd 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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As promised, Viva Piñata: Party Animals is now available on Xbox Live Games on Demand. Before you get too excited, just remember that Party Animals is the Viva Piñata themed party game. It doesn't involve the wonderfully addicting gardening and breeding aspects of the original Viva Pi&...

December 15th 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Sure, everything's all sunshine and daffodils in the ever-expanding video game market, right? Wrong. Dead wrong, mister. While stories to that effect might seem to inspire hope in the gaming industry's seemingly impervious leaders, indie developer Krome's CEO Robert Walsh thinks the gaming press ha...

May 26th 2009 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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Capitalizing on the movie award season, Microsoft will be releasing the first set of downloadable content for Scene It? Box Office Smash. The 560 Award Winners pack, as it's called, will be available Friday, February 13th and come packed with over 300 questions that are targeted towards over two doz...

February 4th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Up for download off the Xbox Live Marketplace is a new Scene It? Box Office Smash demo that's aimed at testing your movie knowledge and convince you to part with your cash come its release. The 447MB (nice and light) demo features a sampling of video and textual movie questions all while promoting...

October 20th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Today, Microsoft announced that the sequel to Lights, Camera, Action, Scene It? Box Office Smash will be releasing to North American stores on Tuesday, October 28th. Box Office Smash and its trivia based on 250+ movies will be available in two flavors, bundled with the four big button controllers...

October 7th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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That's according to LucasArts president Darrell Rodriguez. We imagine the Force Unleashed team's shoulders drooping a little in unison every time LucasArts undersells their game in favor of serving the larger Clone Wars multimedia hype machine.This Entertainment Weekly video interview with Rodrigue...

August 7th 2008 at 3:35pm 0 Comments
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IGN's interview with LucasArts producer Ken Fox offers the first gameplay information (and screenshot) of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The one-on-one lightsaber fighting game, developed by Krome Studios, makes heavy use of Wii Remote motion controls to simulate swordfighting. You know, just like that...

June 19th 2008 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is hitting the PSP this coming September 16. In case you didn't hear about it yesterday over on PS3 Fanboy, Force Unleashed lets players run amok as Darth Vader's secret apprentice. That means feel free to kill any and all younglings your dark heart so desires.The PSP...

April 4th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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After the strain induced by writing such a complex and infinitely witty headline, we think it would be best to stay on target for the rest of the post and merely deliver the facts. LucasArts has announced that its physics-based jedi sim, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, will arrive on September 16th...

April 3rd 2008 at 11:15am 0 Comments