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New Streets Of Rage And ESWAT Games Were Being Pitched To Sega

By Spencer . May 6, 2013 . 1:48am

Backbone Entertainment pitched a new Streets of Rage game to Sega. Concept art for Axel Stone, Blaze Fielding, and Adam Hunter – the original trio from Streets of Rage – was shared by a former Backbone Entertainment artist.

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X-Men Arcade Game Teleports To XBLA And PSN

By Ishaan . December 15, 2010 . 12:13pm

Konami’s X-Men Arcade game has been updated with six-player online play and is now on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.

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Konami’s X-Men Arcade Game Making Comeback On PSN And XBLA

By Ishaan . October 11, 2010 . 11:27am

Konami’s arcade beat-em-up is making a comeback with six-player online co-op.

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You Know, Porting Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Wasn’t Easy

By Spencer . July 29, 2009 . 11:35am

“Suffice to say, the only thing easy about porting is that you know what should be coming out the other side when you’re done,” said Christian Svensson, Vice President of Business Development at Capcom.

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Space Invaders Extreme: More or Less Xtreme On XBLA

By Spencer . May 13, 2009 . 7:00pm

Space Invaders Extreme is a fantastic evolution of Space Invaders. Varied formations and a brilliant scoring system made it one of my favorite games. But what if you already own the psychedelic shooter. Is it worth looking at again?

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The Backbone Of Space Invaders Extreme On Xbox Live Arcade

By Spencer . May 6, 2009 . 10:50am

After being released on two portable platforms Space Invaders Extreme is out on Xbox Live Arcade. Backbone Entertainment handled the conversion and Arvin Bautista details the process of transitioning the PSP game to Xbox Live Arcade.

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Before Street Fighter IV There Was Street Fighter IV Flashback

By Spencer . February 17, 2009 . 9:38am

Tons of people are about to play Street Fighter IV today. However, another concept for “Street Fighter IV” exists in design documents. David Sirlin, Lead Designer of Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, was part of a pitch for Street Fighter IV Flashback.   Like the Street Fighter IV that shipped, Street Fighter IV […]

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Space Invaders Extreme Also Invading PlayStation Network

By Spencer . December 15, 2008 . 3:18am

Oh, remember that announcement about Space Invaders Extreme coming to Xbox Live Arcade? The handheld game is being revised for TVs on more than one console.   Thanks to a leak from PEGI, we also know Backbone Entertainment’s port is in development for the PlayStation 3 as a PlayStation Network downloadable game. So, PlayStation 3 […]

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Dress up like Death Jr.

By Spencer . October 19, 2006 . 4:06pm

Remember Death Jr.? When the PSP was first announced the game was considered a “killer app” just after blurry screenshots circulated the net, but it quickly faded into existence due to its mediocrity. The PSP exposure did launch a secondary career for DJ. Him and his friends were brought into the comic book world and […]

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