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Microsoft made a big fuss over Windows Phone's gaming abilities right from the start, but it's hard to appreciate that if you're a newcomer; many classic titles never made the leap to Windows Phone 8, or were never tuned for budget devices. Not all of those releases will be consigned to the histo...

July 16th 2014 at 1:55am 0 Comments
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Southend Interactive's adorable bipartisan platformer/puzzle game, ilomilo, has made its way to Microsoft's latest operating system, in the form of ilomilo plus. Available on the Windows 8-centric Windows Store for $6.99, plus is an enhanced port of the XBLA version of the game, with two new charac...

December 5th 2012 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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The Xbox Live Deal of the Week is going for a spring theme this week, offering discounts on several vernal games and items. Of particular note are Peggle and Ilomilo, both of which can be had for just 400 points each ($5), and you can throw in Peggle Nights for another 200 ($2.50). You'll also f...

April 19th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Southend Interactive could learn a thing or two about timing. Next week's "Autumn Tale" DLC for ilomilo adds two new chapters to the charming XBLA game, plus 25 new levels (including 6 bonus maps) and three Achievements. The only problem with Autumn Tale's arrival on March 9? It's the wrong seas...

March 1st 2011 at 2:35pm 0 Comments
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Whether you intend to meet someone for a light lunch, or to discuss a murder plot that culminates in a heavy lunge, it's crucial to pick a spot of friendly intersection that's appropriate for both parties. Choose a place that is recognizable, visible and within polite distance -- it's just a good r...

January 5th 2011 at 1:25pm 0 Comments
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We've already reported about the quirk that allows you to download Raskulls early through today's A World of Keflings. Readers have written in to inform us that you can also get it through the other Xbox "Games for the Holidays" release, ilomilo -- which is itself available well before its release d...

December 22nd 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Raskulls, Ilomilo, and A World of Keflings aren't just connected through the shared "Games for the Holidays" promotion. They also each unlock extras in the other games. In Ilomilo, you can get unlockable Keflings and Raskulls costumes for Ilo and Milo by purchasing the other games. Additionally, "...

December 2nd 2010 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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"But Joystiq," you ask, "isn't there already a way to get the absolutely delightful ilomilo for XBLA right now?" Yes, there is -- or you could wait until it's "officially" released on the Xbox Marketplace come January 5 as part of the "Games for the Holidays" promotion. But really, who would do suc...

December 2nd 2010 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Adorable puzzle game ilomilo may already be out (for free, no less) on Windows Phone 7 devices, but did you know you can play it on your Xbox 360 as well, like, right now? A dutiful tipster pointed us to the developer's website, where a "super secret" access page gives out an Xbox Live code that re...

November 27th 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Meat Boy will messily make his way to other platforms eventually, but those of you looking for more meaty goodness on your Xbox 360 will be glad to hear he's making an appearance in the forthcoming XBLA "dawwww!" evoker Ilomilo. A fully cubed version of Meat Boy was outed on the Ilomilo dev blog, t...

October 27th 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments