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Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Review: The 30 Second Climax You Actually Want

Japanese role-playing games are almost always lengthy, involved affairs that require hours of your free time. In our modern era of instant gratification, the genre might be a touch out of step… until now. Originally a hit title on the PlayStation Portable, Half-Minute Hero has arrived on the Xbox Live Arcade, complete with a host of enhancements. That, and a totally ridiculous subtitle which perfectly fits the crazed motif of the game. Designed as a super speedy take on your traditional Final Fantasy or Dragon Quest game, Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax presents role-playing in extremely small chunks, with a hearty side of wacky humor to boot. RPG fans looking for something different will certainly find it here. (more…)

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XBLA Tomorrow: Half-Minute Hero, Galaga Legions DX, Backbreaker Vengeance

Microsoft plans to add three new games to the Xbox Live Arcade tomorrow. They include…

Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax – A high definition remake of the popular PSP game that condenses your average RPG down to thirty second bites. (800 Microsoft Points)

Galaga Legions DX – The latest title in the “Namco Generations” series, it brings the neon-infused visuals and chaotic gameplay updates to Galaga that gamers last experienced with Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX. (800 Microsoft Points)

Backbreaker Vengeance – 505 Games’ football game gets a downloadable version that focuses on the popular Tackle Alley minigame. (1200 Microsoft Points)

It’s a good week to be an XBLA player.

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