Indie Games releases 20th September

A new addition for today and hopefully future Indie Games trial impressions is that I will be adding trailers for the new releases if they are available. To save space they will be added at the bottom of the post and if you are reading this from the front page you will need to click on the Read More link to see them. Sometimes people judge a game by a screenshot and they can miss out on some great stuff as you will see today. All releases are played for the eight minutes allowed in trials and impressions are made…
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Indie Games releases 18th September

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 in full, post an update on the progress of your game etc. please get in contact. Dead Meat is a top down shooter where you must survive for as long as possible against an ever oncoming flood of zombies. There are a few games already out that are similar to this and unfortunately Dead Meat brings nothing new. There is only one weapon, a fairly useless pistol, which although can be made a…
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Shellblast HD Review

Shellblast HD is a puzzle game where you must diffuse bombs within a time limit. The closest puzzle game I can think that it is similar to is a cross between Minesweeper and Picross where you must use numbers to find the correct location of the mines/squares, in Shellblast HD you must work out the location on a bomb with the numbers found on a horizontal and vertical bar. (more…)
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Indie Games releases 16th September

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 in full, post an update on the progress of your game etc. please get in contact. Charlie Cat's Hot Air Balloon is a side scrolling shooter where you play the character of Charlie Cat in a hot air balloon who must destroy the evil Thomas Cat. It is a funny game with some quaint graphics but as a shooter it is a little boring and the levels are a bit too long. If…
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Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Commander’s Challenge and Bubble Bobble Neo coming on September 16th XBLA Wednesday

Two games for this weeks Arcade Wednesday. The first is Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Commander's Challenge - Fight for world domination in the all-new Command & Conquer™ Red Alert™ 3 Commander’s Challenge! Do you have what it takes to withstand the brutal onslaught and relentless taunting of the world's toughest commanders, including Ric Flair as Commander Hill? Find out as you attempt to conquer the world in 50 challenges featuring explosive new units such as the Giga Fortress, Desolator, and Cryo Legionnaire. The game will cost 800 :MSPoints: (not confirmed yet) on release. more details here. The second…
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No code competition this week and upcoming reviews listed

There is no review/code competition this week as I could not get an extra code in time for the review. The review/code competition will return next Monday though! If you cant wait until next week, follow me on Twitter at where I will be giving away one more code for an Indie Game later tonight, you missed the first code a short while ago. It is my birthday today so I am doing no work at all since the weekend :) This means the game reviews are delayed by a couple of days. Reviews for Shellblast HD and Track Architect…
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Deal of the Week: Lode Runner

This weeks Deal of the Week for Gold members is for the XBLA game Lode Runner which has been reduced from 1200 to 800 :MSPoints:.  It’s an all-new Lode Runner gold mine: 3D graphics, frenzied 2D action, lodes of modes, 220 levels, multiplayer options, puzzles, a level editor and more! Run, climb, blast blocks, outsmart enemies and grab the gold by yourself or with a partner! Battle up to three friends on Xbox LIVE in a frantic game of tag, where the first to die return as enemies! Survive endlessly spawning foes. Create and share devious levels. It’s the mother…
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Gum Drop Celestial Frontier code winner

chose number 4 from the list of valid comments on the competition post, so the winner is Soge. Please check your email shortly for the Gum Drop Celestial Frontier code. Thanks to everyone for entering, much appreciated! My weekly combined review and competition wont be happening on Monday as I did not have enough time to get an extra code to go with the review as I usually have done. But I have a review and a code to giveaway the following Monday so keep an eye out for that. To make up for it I will be giving away…
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Indie Games releases 11th September

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 in full, post an update on the progress of your game etc. please get in contact. Bailout! is retro styled game where you play the part of a stockbroker who must collect falling money from the sky while avoiding suicidal stockbrokers and the homeless who try to steal your money. The graphics and music are very retro and the theme is timely and funny with the rich getting richer and the poor staying…
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Cabela’s BGH 2010, FIFA 10 and NBA LIVE 10 demos on Marketplace

Cabela's BGH 2010 is only available in US so I was unable to try the demo. Travel the globe across five continents as you hunt the world’s greatest trophy animals. Your hunting and survival skills will be put to the test as you face dangerous game, treacherous environments and more! You can queue up the demo here. The FIFA 10 demo is out everywhere apart from US (who get it next week). The battle between FIFA and Pro Evo still continues and who knows who will win this year! FIFA 10 gives players new levels of control and innovation to…
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