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Skulls of the Shogun review for XBLA, PC

17-Bit delivers a fun take on ancient warfare with their strategy release of Skulls of the Shogun. Devour enemy skulls and bash your way through enemy defenses in this unique turn-based strategy game.

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Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack impressions for Xbox 360

Halo fans rejoice! The first of many map packs have finally landed for Halo 4, featuring three new maps available across a variety of multiplayer modes. Check out our impressions behind the cut.

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn – Part 5 wraps it up

Our Halo 4 review has already been published, but the last and final part of the epic Halo 4 live action series is now available courtesy of Machinima Prime, 343 Industries and Microsoft.

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Halo 4 review for Xbox 360

While 343 Industries might be new to the helm of Microsoft’s FPS flagship, Halo certainly seems to be in the right hands if Halo 4 is any indication of what we can expect going forward.

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Fable: The Journey review for Xbox 360

Fable: The Journey manages to do what a lot of Kinect games sadly don’t, which is take a core gamer experience and break it down for the Kinect in a way that actually works.

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Forza Horizon review for Xbox 360

Forza Horizon offers up all of Forza’s signature style in a brand new, open world package. This might be Playground Games’ first release, but this veteran team of racing developers really outdo themselves with this one.

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Mark of the Ninja review for XBLA

Klei Entertainment delivers a stand out, 2D stealth experience with their XBLA release of Mark of the Ninja. Check out the full review behind the cut.

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Wreckateer review for XBLA

Wreckateer might not be the most exciting entry in this year’s Summer of Arcade line up, but it certainly does what it advertises. Which is smashing the heck out of a whole lot of castles.

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Fable Heroes review for XBLA

Fable Heroes doesn’t quite do the franchise justice, featuring tepid beat ’em up mechanics with a kid-friendly art style that ends up being the best thing about the game. Read more in the full review behind the link!

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Trials Evolution review for XBLA

Vroooom! Trials Evolution speeds onto XBLA in fine form, offering up a incredibly addictive sequel to the smash-hit Trials HD. RedLynx manages to outdo themselves again, and this time with style.

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Sine Mora review for XBLA

For shootemup fans everywhere, Sine Mora is a must-have. It’s [trendy praise prose] and [Metacritic quote compliment] that fills a modern genre hole that HD ports just don’t seal.

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Alan Wake’s American Nightmare review for XBLA

WIth plenty of action and Twilight Zone-style scares, Remedy Entertainment proves again that you can get full fledged game play from a downloadable title.

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More horrifying details and media for Alan Wake’s American Nightmare

As promised when they first unveiled Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, Remedy Entertainment this morning sent over new assets and details for the upcoming Alan Wake XBLA horror adventure.

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Sine Mora picked up by Microsoft Studios, is confirmed as an XBLA exclusive

Sine Mora, the joint Grasshopper Manufacture and Digital Reality-developed time manipulating, diesel-punk shoot ’em up has been picked up by Microsoft Studios and will officially be an Xbox Live Arcade exclusive. [Update: More screens and a trailer]

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