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Microsoft's Deals with Gold discounts Thief by 40 percent ($35.99) on Xbox One this week. Additionally, both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members can enjoy discounts on Assassin's Creed 4 add-ons on both Xbox One and Xbox 360, getting the game's season pass, Blackbeard's Wrath, Guild of Rogues, Freedo...

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In more shenanigans around quiet releases, Ubisoft today stealthily brought forward the PC release of I Am Alive by one week, meaning it should be out tomorrow. Ubisoft originally scheduled the urban disaster game for a September 13 release, but quietly altered Steam and Ubishop pages to say otherw...

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I Am Alive is coming to PC on September 13, Ubisoft announced today. I Am Alive launched for XBLA and PSN in March, to a fair few middling reviews. The PC version, apparently, will include enhanced resolutions and graphics, and two new games modes: Easy mode and Replay mode, both of which do exac...

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'Silver Lining' is an ongoing column from freelancer Taylor Cocke, dedicated to examining the hidden potential in recently released, critically panned games. Even in the mediocre, we can find a silver lining. As I began my time with Ubisoft's downloadable title I Am Alive, the most striking aspect...

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Ubisoft's post-apocalypse third-person-survivor I Am Alive apparently struck a chord with PlayStation 3 owners last month, topping the PlayStation Network's download charts for April 2012, even edging out March's big PSN release, Journey. The Walking Dead's game adaptation from Telltale managed mor...

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Sony's Spring Fever promotion brings Wheels of Destruction and discounts on various Mortal Kombat DLC, neither of which sound very "spring"-like to us. Outside of the promotion (but vaguely more appropriate giving its life-affirming title) is I Am Alive, out today on PS3. In Minis news (yes, really...

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Make a note on your post-apocalyptic calendar: I Am Alive is coming to PSN in America on April 3, and to Europe on April 4. The price is $14.99. [Update: Ubisoft PR goofed and gave us the wrong date initially. We've updated our post with the correct information.] I Am Alive focuses on a man searchi...

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Somewhere along the way, development of I Am Alive took a sharp turn. It shifted from a full retail release to a condensed downloadable title. Development was ripped out of the hands of one (now defunct) developer and given to another. The character and his backstory were changed. Even the setting ...

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Ubisoft has released a free I Am Alive companion app for iOS devices ahead of the game's impending XBLA release. The app features area maps, hints from the developers regarding points of interest, an achievement checklist and a compendium of in-game resources and their effects. It also contains con...

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This developer diary for I Am Alive covers the dusty vision for the game and conveys its interesting combat system. It also delves into the exploration, stamina and inventory mechanics. I Am Alive will attempt to survive in the digital distribution space on March 7....

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We knew that Warp, Alan Wake's American Nightmare, Nexuiz, and I Am Alive would be participating in Microsoft's 2012 Xbox Live Arcade House Party promo, and we knew that the party would start on February 15, but we didn't have a clue as to how the specifics of the boogeying would progress. Today, M...

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The latest trailer from Ubisoft's upcoming survival title, I Am Alive, focuses on the interesting combat system. With the game's emphasis on realism, fights are often tense and brutal, with the threat of a gun often the only thing between a peaceful situation and a gruesome machete attack. A...

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Microsoft plans to kick off the Xbox Live Arcade House Party for 2012 on February 15, releasing the four previously revealed titles back-to-back. At this time, Microsoft isn't revealing pricing nor the order in which it plans to release the titles. Yeah, our definition of "House Party Details" var...

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You go to a fortune teller and ask what will happen in 2012, expecting her to repeat rejected phrases from the Panda Express fortune-cookie line in a wistful, croaking manner. Instead, she busts out this ratings list for coming XBLA titles and you tip her 200 percent, leaving with your mind blown...

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Much like the stalwart scientist behind the informative BlendTec "Will it Blend" video series, the I am Alive trailer above has a number of helpful, healthful tips for you to follow if you want to survive in a ruined city. The truly vital one? "This is ruined city dust. Don't breathe this!"...

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I Am Alive creative director Stanislas Mettra is citing the English language as the reason for his controversial comments about PC gaming and piracy. Mettra, who is not a native-English speaker, previously said that making I Am Alive for PC wouldn't be worth it because it would largely be pirated...

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