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Bundle in a Box offers pay-what-you-want pricing, starting at $0.99, on a digital box full of DRM-free games – except for that one DRM game in the current Deep Space bundle.Death Ray Manta is available exclusively via the Bundle in a Box right now, alongside Space Giraffe, The Wreckless, Dark...

September 16th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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In an interview with Eurogamer, Llamasoft head and Space Giraffe developer Jeff Minter explained that he is ready to release the next iteration of Gridrunner to the Xbox Live Arcade, but that Microsoft is "sitting on" the game. "We sent it off to [Microsoft] months ago, but they've just not said a...

December 16th 2008 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Great news, game fans: You'll have yet another chance to ignore Space Giraffe when it arrives on PCs for digital download next week. But get this: When you ignore it this time, you'll be even more justified because it's going to cost $20, according to Giant Bomb. No, really!Admittedly, this will be...

December 11th 2008 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Unless you haven't figured it out, we're pretty big fans of Braid on the Xbox Live Arcade. Braid's creator, Jonathan Blow, has become a household name for gamers and fellow fans at Joystiq decided to shoot a whole mess of questions his way post-release. The interview covers everything from why Blow...

September 26th 2008 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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We know what you're thinking: "This isn't news! I've known about the release of Sensible World of Soccer and Tempest on XBLA for weeks!" Well, you're right and you're wrong. As for the well-regarded soccer game Sensible, you hit the nail on the head as we reported last month it would arrive on the...

December 17th 2007 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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Following last week's sour rant about the poor sales of Space Giraffe, and more importantly after the response to said rant, Jeff Minter has announced that he will no longer use his LiveJournal blog to chronicle game development. Minter has a new set of harsh words for those that felt the need to di...

November 26th 2007 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Jeff Minter, the outspoken, llama loving creator of Space Giraffe is pissed. Not in the European sense either. No, he's angry. Why? Specifically, it's because Space Giraffe was outsold by Frogger ten to one on Xbox Live Arcade in one week. The dejected creator implied on his blog that he was conside...

November 23rd 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Jeff Minter, head of Llamasoft, is apparently a bit upset about the sales of his Xbox Live Arcade title Space Giraffe. Upset enough, in fact, to post a disparaging message to his Livejournal blog, insinuating that he means to stop making games altogether. Prompting this reaction were apparent Live...

November 22nd 2007 at 10:01pm 0 Comments
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Sometime this week the psychedelic XBLA game Space Giraffe will be starting fresh with a new title update and a leaderboards reset too. The title update is set to fix two gameplay elements and will now restrict players from indefinitely holding the power zone at its maximum or allow for the ability...

October 18th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Space Giraffe, Jeff Minter's psychedelic 3D shooting jumble of a game that some ended up falling in love with while others, well, don't love at all. And so after his Giraffe antics Minter is heading back into the XBLA arena for round two with a remake of the space shooter Gridrunner++. According to...

October 4th 2007 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Fresh for the picking and ready for download off the XBLA are two new gems; the psychedelic Space Giraffe and the hovering Street Trace: NYC. Space Giraffe is available for 400 Microsoft points and includes 100 levels of lsd visuals with Street Trace being a little more spendy around 800 Microsoft p...

August 22nd 2007 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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As proof that Jeff Minter is no longer tweaking, Space Giraffe is set for release on Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday, August 22nd, for 400 MS Points ($5). If the term "tunnel shooter" doesn't help you visualize Llamasoft's unhinged experiment in visual excess, picturing a Tempest of rainbows vomiti...

August 20th 2007 at 1:54pm 0 Comments