This Week On XBLA: Pirates Vs. Ninjas Dodgeball, Shred Nebula, Live Score Tracker

2 09 2008

Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball transforms the innocent childhood game of dodgeball into a vindictive, heart-thumping battle between outlandish groups of characters including ninjas, pirates, zombies, and robots! Use a red rubber ball to tag opponents out of the game, and utilize a variety of weapons, including ninja and pirate swords, to harm enemies along the way. Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball features different arenas with unique gameplay challenges, from sandy beaches and snow capped forests to a spooky graveyard.

  • Presentation: The game was eveloped using Infyrno™, Blazing Lizard’s next-gen proprietary game engine. The colorful art style, theme, and gameplay are suited for all age groups.
  • Multiplayer: Multiplayer games include four players locally or eight players online via Xbox LIVE®, and four-player co-op modes.
  • Teams: There are four teams of characters to choose from (Pirates, Ninjas, Zombies, and Robots).
  • Battlegrounds: The large, incredibly detailed arenas allow for teams to roam freely instead of being restricted to sides of a court.
  • Combat action: Characters are equipped with combat moves and unique special abilities help make Blazing Lizard’s rendition of Dodgeball a fun action-packed experience.

PvN: D will cost 800MSP and will be available on Wednesday.

Shred Nebula combines the best elements of arcade space-shooter action with free-roaming exploration and multiplayer excitement. Pilot the experimental R.I.P. Rocket through the galaxy in search of the Lost Expeditions … no ship has ever returned from the vastness of interstellar space!

This top-down, fast-paced ship-combat game features three loaded modes of play—Adventure, Score Attack, and Multiplayer. Play co-op with your friends, or go head-to-head in a deathmatch dogfight. No one knows what lies in the center of the galaxy. Will you be the first to discover the secrets of the gravitational region known as The Shred and make it home alive?

  • Special effects: The revolutionary ship physics, cutting edge controls, and fresh gameplay help re-define Arcade space combat. The awesome special effects and spectacular space environments utilize 3-D to create infinite depth and a colorful look unrivaled in any space game to date.
  • Game modes: There are three different intense modes of play for all styles, such as Adventure, Score Attack, and Multiplayer Space Death Match. Get ready for insane multiplayer action for up to eight players on Xbox LIVE and system link or take a friend online via split screen guest account!
  • Space combat: The deep multiplayer space combat system, with weapon vs. weapon counters, defensive maneuvers, amazing special attacks, and more features have never before been seen in this genre.
  • Heroic ship: Play as the R.I.P. Rocket vs. tons of unique enemies or become the enemy in multiplayer selecting from eight ships all with totally different abilities. Battle to conquer all foes and become the top dog of the leaderboards!
Shred Nebula will be 800MSP and will be available Wednesday.
 One of the coolest innovations in fantasy football will be the EA SPORTS Fantasy Football Live Score Tracker.  Also available for download via Xbox LIVE Arcade and PLAYSTATION Network, the Live Score Tracker will allow you to view up-to-the-minute live scores of your league and teams while you watch the games every week via your TV’s Picture in Picture capability.  You no longer need to run to the PC every 10 minutes to check the scores!  Want to see other matchups in your league?  Simply switch to our full screen version and see the current leaderboards, standings, and scoring for your league. Don’t have a television with PIP functionality? No problem, by using your remote control and switching inputs to your game system, you can still view live scoring with the press of a button.
Live Score Tracker is assumed to be 400MSP, but has not been confirmed. It will be available Thursday.
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