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Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition Review

Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition – The Card Warriors

 Developer: Stage Clear Studios
Publisher:
Headup Games

Developed by the Spanish studio Stage Clear and published by Headup Games, Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition – The Card Warriors or simply SBB2T is a – guess what? – blackjack game that takes a lot of inspiration on the eternal classic Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo. To participate in this world tournament of blackjack you will choose your champion and fight other participants in tables all around the globe. But don’t expect to use Hadoukens or similar techniques: your weapons here are a good strategy and luck – a lot of it! Continue reading Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition Review

The Mooseman Review

The Mooseman

 Developer: Vladimir Beletsky, Mikhail Shvachko
Publisher:
Sometimes You

Developed by Morteshka team, a team of developers from Russia, The Mooseman is an adventure that tells the mysterious story of tribes from a past time. Playing as a Mooseman, a mythological character that’s part human, part moose and can show you what the human eye can’t see, explore a mystical world, fight ancient gods and live the tale of its creation through the interesting legend of a people from ancient Russian territory told for centuries of history through rock paintings and old artifacts.

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The Long Reach Review

The Long Reach

Developed by Ukrainian studio Painted Black Games and published by Merge Games, The Long Reach is an adventure game with a good amount of gore and scary elements in which you play as Stewart, a scientist working on a research facility who participated in an experiment to develop abilities that went really bad. So bad that he and his coworkers find themselves on the brink of reality, fighting for their survival or succumbing to their fears. Now it’s up to you: find an exit from this living nightmare before Stewart goes nuts and discover what went wrong with this experiment. But first let’s take a look at what the game offers in our review. Continue reading The Long Reach Review

M.A.C.E. review

M.A.C.E.

M.A.C.E. is a classic 2D space shooter, shoot’em up or shmup inspired by Amiga games, as the dev says. Developed by German studio EntwicklerX and released in 2017 for PCs, the game now comes to Xbox One with its colorful hand drawn graphics and addicting gameplay that shall keep you engaged for its 3 worlds and 18 challenging levels. Are you ready for the task? To your spacecraft, pilot! Prepare your weapons, fully equip your ship and embark on this journey throughout the galaxy!

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NIER: Automata Review

NieR:Automata BECOME AS GODS Edition

 When Platinum Games announced that NieR:Automata would receive an enhanced version for Xbox One, I couldn’t be happier. The title has been frequently nominated one of the best PS4 and PC games from 2017 and now I had the opportunity to see why. NieR:Automata BECOME AS GODS Edition is the ultimate version of the game, with all extra content already released for it. Prepare to face tons of enemies while you fight to take earth back in this adventure for the sake of mankind. But first, let’s see everything the game has to offer and believe me when I say the game is no short on content to offer you!

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Nidhogg 2 review

Nidhogg 2

Nidhogg 2 is a side-scrolling fighting game like anything available nowadays. Developed by the Californian independent studio Messhof, the game is a sequel to the award-winning title from 2014 in which two players fight to the death using cold weapons to reach the end of the level… just to be devoured by some giant flying worm. That’s weird, I know, but its simple concept design shines with colorful scenarios and intense gameplay, making it a perfect call for a gaming night with friends! Choose your favorite weapon and fight your way to the though one of the arenas after reading our review. Continue reading Nidhogg 2 review

Ghost 1.0 review

Ghost 1.0

With inspirations from the manga/movie Ghost in the Shell and classics like Metroid and Castlevania, Ghost 1.0 is the recent project from Francisco Téllez de Meneses to reach Xbox One. Originally released in 2016 for PCs and already ported for most of the platforms, the title is an outstanding metroidvania where you play as Ghost, a mercenary agent hired to infiltrate the Nakamura Space Station and steal their most valuable secrets. But don’t take it for an easy task: the space station will defend itself from any intruders with first-class technology! Prepare yourself for your most challenging mission to date, agent. But first, follow us in this review to know more about the game. Continue reading Ghost 1.0 review

Wheelspin Frenzy Review

Wheelspin Frenzy

The Finnish studio Mental Moose Games brings to Xbox its first title, Wheelspin Frenzy, a top-down arcade racing game inspired in classics from the 16 and 32-bit era. Choose your favorite car, select one of twenty different tracks in four different locations and accelerate to the finish line! Will you be able to beat the challenging AI or three of your friends? Follow us in this review and discover more about this game. Continue reading Wheelspin Frenzy Review

Interview with Francisco Téllez de Meneses (Ghost 1.0)

Interview with Francisco Téllez de Meneses

 Francisco Téllez de Meneses, AKA @unepic_fran (Twitter), the mind behind Unepic, talked to LifeisXbox about his new project, Ghost 1.0, a futuristic metroidvania where hackers hire a mysterious agent to infiltrate the well protected Nakamura Space Station in order to “borrow” some industrial secrets.

Fran kindly answered some questions about the game through an e-mail sent to us this week.

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Slime-san Superslime Edition Review

Slime-san Superslime Edition

Developed by American indie-studio Fabraz and published by Head-up Games, Slime-san Superslime Edition is the ultimate edition of the 2017 PC hit Slime-san with all additional content and some extra features especially included in this new version. If you missed the original release, now you’ll have the opportunity to experience the best version of this fast-paced platformer for your Xbox One and guide Slime-san in three different adventures. Let’s take a look in our review and get ready to guide our slimy friend out of trouble in this addictive and challenging game! Continue reading Slime-san Superslime Edition Review