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Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, Space Giraffe is finished. Space Giraffe, the super hippy trippy shooter experience from Jeff Minter, is now complete. Not only that, but on his personal blog he reveals one of the last features to be implemented into the game. The feature is fairly simple act...

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Gamasutra interviews eccentric Welsh developer Jeff Minter, who created such retro-inspired classics as Tempest 2000, Llamatron, and Attack of the Mutant Camels. Now under contract with Microsoft, Minter spills the psychedelic beans on his forthcoming Space Giraffe for Xbox Live Arcade, reveals whe...

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According to the latest blog post on Jeff Minter's personal blog, Space Giraffe, the uber trippy Live Arcade shooter, is heading off to Microsoft, where its ultimate fate will be decided. As Minter puts it, "The release to MS is a little bit scary because we effectively get the go/no go for the whol...

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Jeff Minter reports on the status of Space Giraffe, his psychedelic homage to his own Tempest 2000. With the game engine complete, Minter sounds optimistic that an actual framework can be compiled (levels, lives, bonuses, achievements, etc.) and shipped out for testing within a few weeks. Minter wri...

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Jeff Minter, creator of the (trippy) upcoming Xbox Live Arcade title, Space Giraffe, recently sat down with 1UP to discuss the game and its "unique" style. Minter relates his desire to create and arcade title that has a very smooth difficulty curve so that it will appeal to both hardcore and casua...

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Let's be honest, Jeff Minter's Space Giraffe is nothing more than an updated Tempest 2000 (also Minter's creation), itself a remake of 1981's Tempest. The upcoming XBLA rail shooter brings to mind Geometry Wars and Rez in a big way, and this work-in-progress video includes licensed music and intenti...

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Jeff Minter, the demented genius behind the 360's audio visualizer, is still busy with his next creation, Space Giraffe, for Xbox Live Arcade. Just to prove it, he released a video of the game in action. Bizarre doesn't even begin to describe it. Somewhere beneath the psychedelic lights and trippy...

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As if Geometry Wars doesn't provide enough trippy, vector graphics action for Xbox Live Arcade, Jeff Minter and the boys at Llamasoft have posted some extremely psychedelic pictures (warning, some NSFW language) of their new XBLA game, tentatively titled "Space Giraffe." Jeff doesn't reveal many...

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Jeff Minter, creator of those mind-bending Xbox 360 media visualizations, is working on a sequel to Tempest 2000/3000. for Xbox Live Arcade. He posted some tripped out screens from the game, known unofficially as Space Giraffe, on his LiveJournal blog. At least now we know what's fueling this guy'...

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In the new issue of Edge magazine, llama-loving industry vet Jeff Minter accuses Sony of being "arrogant" and "smug" -- referring to the PlayStation 3's high price point and lack of quality games expected at launch. A choice quote: "Just making the shiniest, most expensive hardware doesn't cut it th...

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