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Sega is offering discounts on its digital console games this month, on both PSN and XBLA. The regions, timing, and games are all different between the platforms for maximum confusion. In fact, the only thing the two sales have in common is Streets of Rage 2. Through November 29, North American P...

November 16th 2011 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Fact: Many serial killers experiment on animals in their early years. Fact: Happy Tree Friends: Slap Happy allows you to abuse an adorable animal on your iPhone/iPod Touch for 99¢. Therefore: Happy Tree Friends: Slap Happy in the hands of a child increases the likelihood they'll become a ser...

December 17th 2009 at 12:25am 0 Comments

This week, XBLA in Brief takes on Happy Tree Friends and Ticket to Ride. One of them is a pretty good board game about building railroads. The other one is a weird game that doesn't really seem to take advantage of the cartoon upon which it's based. We'll let you figure out which one is which. [iTu...

June 25th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Hey kids! It's Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday and that can only mean one thing. That's right, it's time for some new XBLA games. Huzzah! This week's releases are Happy Tree Friends False Alarm and Ticket to Ride. False Alarm has you guiding your favorite furry friends through various hazards, doing you...

June 25th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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"Spiel des jahres" 2004, Zug um Zug Ticket to Ride, is laying tracks and will be ready to pick up passengers from Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday. The game is the debut title from Vancouver-based Playful Entertainment and will cost 800 MS Points ($10). Ticket to Ride joins other German board-to-dig...

June 23rd 2008 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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This week's Xbox Live Arcade releases (yup, plural) will both make your inner violent self cheer with bloody enthusiasm and your inner train conductor toot with excitement, because both Happy Tree Friends False Alarm and Ticket to Ride are releasing this Wednesday, June 25th to an XBLA near you.This...

June 23rd 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Y'know, this seems familiar. Hmm ... yes it does. While we already knew the solid release date of Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm (June 25), Ticket to Ride has been something of an unknown quantity, with not much information about the game having ever been relased to the press. However, the last ti...

June 21st 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Yesterday came official word that Xbox Live Arcade game Happy Tree Friend: False Alarm is scheduled to release to the XBLA on June 25th (odd, seeing that we knew that a few weeks ago) and with said announcement comes a brand new trailer. It's a "Wacky Gameplay" trailer full of cute animals, d...

June 17th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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We think we speak for everyone when we say "Finally." First announced in May 2007 with a target release date of Fall 2007, Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm is finally making its way to Xbox Live Arcade next Wednesday, according to Eurogamer.The title, which features 10 levels of Tree Friend rescuing...

June 16th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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We've been down this road before haven't we? Indeed, we have. This time should a bit more reliable though, as the date came from Sega themselves. The new release date for Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm is June 25, the week after next. The game itself is a menagerie of differing gameplay types an...

June 11th 2008 at 4:00am 0 Comments

After questioning our own investigative work we can now brag that we were right all along. Ha! Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm not only slipped from a second week April release to April 21st, but has now slipped yet again to a general May release according to IGN. And we suspect the addition of a Ja...

April 15th 2008 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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First, some rumor clarification. Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm for the XBLA was set to release the second week of April only to be pushed back a week to April 21st (Monday release?) Now, maybe, possibly, we aren't exactly positive that the title has been delayed yet another time.Our confusion stem...

April 12th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments