Hydrophobia

The fear of water or the fear of being released?  I saw previews of this game what feels like a lifetime ago.  It caught my attention with it’s water effects and the premise of a floating city.  It then promptly disappeared off the radar, or sonar for a more maritime pun. So now what?  Well, according to CVG it will…

Three New Titles on XBLA Today

It is certain a good day for arcade lover. You will have three new games available today on XBLA. All games will cost 800ms points. Bust-A-Move Live BUST-A-MOVE, sometimes known as PUZZLE BOBBLE, returns in BUST-A-MOVE Live!, with all of its exciting pick-up-and-play gameplay intact. Dazzling graphics and a surreal soundtrack create a unique fantasy world enhancing the ultimate BUST-A-MOVE experience! Classic gameplay: Fire bubbles…

Zombie Apocalypse Coming Soon

Been waiting for a date confirming this little ones release?  Well its confirmed for next week.  September 23rd to be exact.  And when it hits XBLA, it will hit you for only 800MS points.  A sweet deal if you ask me.  Why?  Well…it’s got ZOMBIES in it.  Duh. The premise of the game is that you navigate your way through…

Castle Crashers: DLC Out Today

The quite popular Castle Crashers has its earlier than expected DLC land today, for a mere 160MS Points. So what do you get for so little?  The Necromantic Pack.  Which sounds delightfully evil. Necromancer and The Cult Minion as playable characters A new “Dragonhead” animal orb The NG Skull Mace and Chainsaw as new weapons Behemoth also promises a new…

Watchmen: Part 2 on XBLA Tomorrow

Tomorrow’s XBLA releases focus on quantity, whether they are of quality remains to be seen. Part 2 of Watchmen: End Is Nigh (1200MS Points), Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao (120oMS Points) and NBA 2K10 Draft Combine (400MS Points) will ensure that there is a little something for everyone. Part 1 of Watchmen hit Xbox Live Arcade in time…

Serious Sam coming to XBLA!

Majesco today told Eurogamer that a Serious Sam remake would be heading to the Xbox Live Arcade later on in the summer for 1,200 Microsoft Points. The reimagining, developed by the original developer, Croteam, will support online four player co-op, and feature 12 levels of dazzling, revamped action pack mayhem. Serious Sam HD will be available late summer for 1,200…

MTG guys tell us what XBLA will offer n00bs

Magic: The Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers is slated to hit Xbox LIVE Marketplace later this afternoon. If you’ve never played Magic: The Gathering before, you may be thinking twice about the 800 Microsoft Point commitment — the Magic paper game isn’t that easy to learn. Understanding this, I asked two guys behind the XBLA title — senior business manager Worth Wollpert and senior brand director Aaron Goolsbey — what the game offered to newbies.