Free advertising here for Indie Game developers

I have started a trial on the site to give advertising for developers to help promote their games. A rotated banner of up to four or five games will be shown on the left column about halfway down the page and when clicked can be taken to the game homepage or the Marketplace. I am providing the advertising for basically free of charge, although in return I would like to ask a donation of a game token or two which will either be used for a review or given away to our visitors in a competition which would also help…
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News Bytes 13th August

A nice freebie for owners of Guitar Hero: World Tour with a free Track Pack for Gold subscribers. Three songs are in the pack "Nothing All The Time" by H is Orange, "The Silence Is Deafening" by Awaken and "I'll Never Know" by Hundred Reasons. You can download it free of charge here. Available in USA is a demo of G-Force. G-Force is an action-platformer that puts players in control of Darwin, G-Force’s team leader, and his housefly surveillance sidekick Mooch. Team up with the other G-Force agents and use your unique high-tech gadgets, stealth mastery, and pint-sized teamwork to…
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Indie Games releases 12th August

All releases are played for the eight minutes allowed in trials and impressions are made from that. If you would like for us to review your game, post an update on the progress of your game etc. please get in contact. Agent MOO: Maximum Overdeath is a 2D deathmatch game where it is a all out free for all fight. The graphics are a bit basic and the pistol has the most annoying sound effect ever. There is a good range of weapons including RPG's and a portal style gun, you can even get in a vehicle and run people…
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Trials HD out now

The penultimate game in the Summer of Arcade 2009 promotion on XBLA is released today. Trials HD is a physics-based motorcycle game and comes with over 50 levels to compete in, fifteen skill based mini games and a level editor to create and share your levels with friends. I purchased Trials HD after all of five minutes of playing the demo, it is a really fun game and has just the right balance to make you want to win that Gold medal before playing the next level. I will be writing a review of the game sometime soon, no exact…
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Indie Game releases 11th August

All releases are played for the eight minutes allowed in trials and impressions are made from that. If you would like for us to review your game, post an update on the progress of your game etc. please get in contact. BitStream costs 400 :MSPoints: and is a horizontally scrolling racing action for one to eight players (two on each controller). The aim of the game is to race you vector lines against each other through the level which contains obstacles and speed ups. It is a good game from what I played, nice graphics and sound and features an…
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New dashboard update tomorrow

The waiting is nearly over for the next 360 dashboard update which should be available tomorrow. Among the changes are faster navigation, Games On Demand, Avatar Marketplace, smaller game installs to the HDD and automatic party reconnect if you get dropped from the party. You can read my impressions of the update which covers all the main improvements here.
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News Bytes 10th August

I am still working out how best to post the round up of news from the right hand column. I think I will stick with every two days or if needed more often or less depending on the quantity of news. This weeks XBLA game is Trials HD which will cost 1200 :MSPoints:. It is a physics-based motorcycle racing game with over 50 tracks to complete. There are two modes to play, Race mode is your traditional make it to the end of the track and beat the time. While Skill mode features more extreme tracks with obstacles to get…
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Indie Game releases 9th August

All releases are played for the eight minutes allowed in trials and impressions are made from that. If any developers would like me to review their game in full please get in contact with me. CardArcade costs 240 :MSPoints: and is a collection of five differing card games. Graphics are OK, the cards look like cards, what else can I say? If you enjoy playing card games you should try this out, if you do like them it should keep you occupied for many hours. You can download the trial here. Division Omega is a tank battle game. The graphics…
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News Bytes 6th August

Map pack 3 has been released for Call Of Duty:WaW costing 800 :MSPoints:. The map packs comes with three new multiplayer maps; Battery, Revolution and Breach and one new Nazi Zombie map named Der Riese (Zombie Factory). The videos of Der Riese look great and include new perk machines, teleports and the Monkey Bomb is among the new weapons to dish out the damage with. You can purchase Map Pack 3 here. Turtles in Time Re-Shelled was released yesterday for 800 :MSPoints:. It is a remake of the classic Arcade and SNES game with new 3D graphics and online multiplayer.…
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Indie Game releases 4th August

Time for a look at the latest releases on Indie Games for the 360. All releases are played for the eight minutes allowed in trials and impressions are made from that. Extreme RPS Online is a Rock, Paper, Scissors game with very nice presentation and graphics. Clearly a lot of thought has gone into the game and features an Arcade and Story mode, Local and Online multiplayer with a good choice of characters. At 200 :MSPoints: I feel it is a bit expensive for what the game actually is if you ignore all the presentation, 80 :MSPoints: would be ideal…
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