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Hearthstone announcing its expansion, Goblins vs. Gnomes, is no surprise. The fact that it releases in one month is a surprise. At BlizzCon this afternoon, Hearthstone Game Director Eric Dodds discussed some of the expansion's new gameplay developments in their Fireside Chat. You can see all of the...

November 7th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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It's another one-game week for Xbox Live Arcade. This week's title: Spare Parts, a light-hearted action platformer from EA Bright Light. All the usual suspects are here: power-ups, baddies, robots and coins, lots and lots of coins. It also features the voice talents of Simon Pegg, from the much les...

January 19th 2011 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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Today's European PSN update is not only chock-full of delicious, standalone offerings, including EA Bright Lights' Spare Parts and the winter-themed Costume Quest on Ice -- but it also has additions for yesterday's big PS3 releases. Need a new costume for your stitched protagonist in LittleBigPlane...

January 19th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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*BOOM* Our top game of 2010 hits PSN. Mass Effect 2 is available now to download through the digital distribution network, but don't expect to be playing it right away. The title is 12 gigglebytes, which means if you start downloading now, you'll be lucky to finish before the Honolulu sunset. Than...

January 18th 2011 at 7:35pm 0 Comments
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EA Bright Light's Spare Parts is coming out this week on XBLA and PSN for $9.99 (800 Microsoft Points). In this online co-op platformer, two robots are stranded on an alien planet, forced to collect junk to repair their ship and go back home. With its cartoony style and its focus on wacky alien tec...

January 17th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Shaun of the Spaced Fuzz Trek star Simon Pegg recently took a moment to talk up EA Bright Light's upcoming project (for which he's doing some vocal work), Spare Parts. Check out his thoughts on gaming, robotics and the true meaning of friendship in the video below.

December 2nd 2010 at 5:24pm 0 Comments
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Spare Parts, EA Bright Light's XBLA/PSN platformer about lovable robots, has a bit of star power in addition to its known cuteness power. Shaun of the Dead and Star Trek actor Simon Pegg has joined the cast as "Con-rad," a computer who guides Mar-T and Chip on their search for spaceship parts. In fa...

October 28th 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Spare Parts has charmed us through cunning use of "cute robots." We were raised to fear metallic beings -- mostly thanks to Terminator -- but seeing them cute it up yet again in this TGS trailer, it gives us hope that we'll be allies in the future. It should come in handy once the zombies rise.

September 16th 2010 at 4:30am 0 Comments
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As the first screens implied, the first trailer for Spare Parts confirms that its co-op protagonists (cotagonists?), Mar-T and Chip, are entirely adorable. Apart from this confirmation, the trailer also shows off some of the cooperative gameplay, which amounts to baddie smashing and platforming.

June 24th 2010 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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The first screenshots from EA Bright Light's co-op action-platformer Spare Parts have been revealed, showing us exactly what kind of robots we're going to be dealing with, here. We're pleased to report that the game's pair of upgradable protagonists, Mar-T and Chip, fall into the Asimo category i...

June 11th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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EA's Bright Light is working on the next Harry Potter game, but the studio evidently has got something else in the pipeline as well: Spare Parts. It's a downloadable title for XBLA and PSN about robots working together to rebuild their spaceship, according to EA's E3 lineup announcement. In this c...

June 10th 2010 at 2:28pm 0 Comments