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The tales of Grimm continue this week on GameTap with Cinderella. Subscribers of the service also have a chance to get their mad scientist on, destroying everything in their path for points, in Elements of Destruction. Grimm: Cinderella (Windows) - We doubt there will be singing mice. If there...

November 20th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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If Let's Pilates is as good as Let's Yoga, then it's a real steal at Amazon today at under $15. Looking for something a little less active? No problem -- tons of games are on sale, and accessories, too. We're not guaranteeing they're all great, but they do have one thing in common: they're cheap as...

June 22nd 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

XBLA in Brief examines two unusual Xbox Live Arcade titles this week. First up is Elements of Destruction which has players essentially playing as nature itself, using tornadoes, earthquakes, and lightning to destroy everything in sight. Sea Life Safari on the other hand, is a game about taking pict...

June 18th 2008 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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It's Wednesday and you know what that means! That's right kids, Xbox Live Arcade added a pair of new members to the downloadable family in the form of Sea Life Safari and Elements of Destruction--each asking 800MS Points. The Yin and Yang of game design, Elements of Destruction puts you in the role...

June 18th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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It's going to be an "interesting" Xbox Live Arcade release this week as we're being treated to an XBLA twofer this Wednesday, June 18th with the release of both Elements of Destruction and Sea Life Safari.Frozen Codebase's 800 Microsoft point Elements of Destruction is a destruction sim, where your...

June 16th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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After the XBLA drought last week, we're now getting hit by a relative flood of new things. First are a few new achievement lists, which include some games that have fallen off the radar a bit. Remember Aces of the Galaxy? We barely did either. The 3D space shooter was originally set to release last...

May 9th 2008 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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The bottle no longer spinning, its narrow mouth points squarely at Vicious Cycle as the company's middleware solution is taken in hand by developer Frozen Codebase to the closet for a little lovin'. The Green Bay, Wisconsin-based studio selected Vicious Cycle's increasingly popular (not to mention...

April 8th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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It's an odd week for gamers around the world. Europe's got a whopping nothing and Australia might as well have, Japan has its usual flood of DS titles, including some highly anticipated titles, and here in the U.S., we've got an odd mix hitting shelves. Let's hope everyone can find something to keep...

December 17th 2007 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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We don't think we can top the two hilariously horrible DS game trailers we showed you last week, but this one comes pretty close.The premise behind the XBLA port Elements of Destruction is simple enough: you play as a force of nature and destroy a bunch of stuff. It's reminiscent of those ti...

December 5th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Screwjumper, part of THQ's Xbox Live Arcade lineup which caught us off guard a couple weeks ago, is ready to drop onto XBLA November 14. As you can see from the video above, Screwjumper gameplay involves dropping down a giant mineshaft, defusing bombs and racking up bonuses along the way. The singl...

November 7th 2007 at 2:55pm 0 Comments
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Our friends over at XBLArcade have uncovered quite a bit of info on the upcoming THQ Xbox Live Arcade games that were announced last month. We're perhaps most intrigued by Elements of Destruction, in which players take control over the forces of nature to wreak havoc on the denizens of earth (as a r...

November 6th 2007 at 5:30pm 0 Comments