[XBLA] March 07, 2012 – Are You Alive?

5 03 2012

This week sees the wrapup of the XBLA House Party.  For those of you who don’t know about that here is the deal.

1) Buy all four of the XBLA House Party Games before March 13th.

2) Alan Wake: American Nightmare, I Am Alive, Warp, & Nexuiz

3) If you buy all the above before March 13th, 2012 you will get 800 MSP refunded to you.

So, onto this weeks Xbox Live Arcade Game(s):

I Am Alive – 1200 MSP

One year after a worldwide cataclysmic event has wiped out most of human civilization, a man struggles for survival. Faced with an insecure, decaying, and hazardous world, he scours a desolated city, searching for his long lost wife and daughter. Survive the suffocating, murky streets covered in dust. Climb the teetering remains of the last standing skyscrapers to reach breathable air and find untouched resources. Explore the crumbling ruins of a once-thriving metropolis. And discover a changed human condition, punctuated by distrustful survivors, dangerous armed gangs, and victims in need.

So will you be purchasing all four of the House Party games or are you just getting certain ones?  Let us know below in the comments!

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[WP7 Releases] January 11th, 2012

10 01 2012

Tomorrow marks the first freemium game to hit the WP7 Xbox Live marketplace called: Bug Village.  For those of you who play on Facebook, you should know this means.  Meaning you can play the game without having to spend any real world money, but to get the best stuff it’s almost always required to spend a little extra money.

The good news is that you will be able to get the whole 200 Gamerscore without buying any extra content, or so they claim.





[WP7 RELEASES] January 4th, 2012

4 01 2012

Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) (WP) – $2.99


Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) is a themed twin-stick shooter collection headlined by I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1, the solidly executed and utterly self-aware celebration of gaming culture through an epic musical masterpiece. Z0MB1ES does its best to span both musical and gaming genres in a streamlined series of choreographed music video gameplay mashups. Paired with an exclusive music-driven psychedelic shooter, Time Viking, as well as the ENDL3SS Z0MB1ES game mode, Z0MB1ES is infections fun.
 Features:

– Three games for three bucks: I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1, Time Viking and ENDL3SS Z0MB1ES!!!1

– Includes the original Z0MB1ES theme song plus all new original music. – “Mega Games Creator 2000” lets you unleash your photographic creativity.

– Unlock achievements and show off your Z0MB1ES skills with online leaderboards.





[WINDOWS PHONE 7] Releases November 16th, 2011

15 11 2011

This weeks Windows Phone 7 game is Let’s Golf 2.  No price has been announced yet, but I will update this post when it is known.

Game Description
Looking for a faster, more colorful and fun golf experience?Then this newest edition of the popular Let’s Golf series is just the thing you need for the most exciting golf adventure you’ll ever find!

A GAME WITH CHARACTER
Liven up the sport with 8 fun characters, fully modeled in3D. Customize your golfer with a selection of gear and clothes you can unlock to improve your skills.

GOLF AROUND THE GLOBE
Discover 108 holes of golf across 6 varied locations likeMount Olympus Golf Club, Aztec Temple, a Winter Wonderland in Greenland, a tree-filled Bavaria, the spectacular English Countryside and even the wildRoyal Safari in Kenya. Each spot has its own challenges to overcome that grow in difficulty.

SUPER-POWERED
Each character has their own unique super power that cangive them an unexpected edge. Pull off unbelievable shots by stopping the ball at will, making it super-sticky or by even rewinding time.

A WHOLE NEW GAME
Spice up your game with new modes for a totally differentway to play. Enjoy an in-depth Career mode and new challenges like Shoot Out where you eliminate 1 player after each hole, and Closest to Pin where players put it all on the line with a single shot

Game Features:

  • 8 fun characters, fully modeled in 3D.
  • Customize your golfer with a selection of gear and clothes.
  • 108 holes of golf across 6 varied locations.
  • Characters with unique super powers




[WINDOWS 7 PHONE] Releases – November 9th, 2011

9 11 2011

This weeks release is Fusion: Sentient.  For those of you who also buy the XBLA Fusion: Genesis, these two games share cross-game connectivity.

Fusion: Sentient ($2.99)

Build and command an elite fighting force in Fusion: Sentient, an easy-to-play, real-time strategy game available exclusively for your Xbox LIVE enabled Windows Phone. As a gifted young machinist enrolled at the prestigious Luna Academy, you’ll control a squad of advanced robot warriors known as sentients. As your career advances, you’ll fight your way across the galaxy and uncover the secrets behind a sinister plot and its ties to an ancient race. Building your force from units belonging to three base classes, each with their own special abilities, you’ll command your troops in brutal battles set in alien deserts and jungles and deep within enemy bases. Individual missions include conquest missions, defensive stands, capture scenarios, and survival rounds. Link your game through Xbox LIVE with Fusion: Genesis on the Xbox 360 to send sentients between games. Level up your Xbox 360 sentients on your phone or play with your Windows Phone sentients on your TV. Concealed secrets await as you fight to save the galaxy from this menacing threat. But beware: The deeper you dig, the more danger you’ll unleash.

 





[XBOX LIVE ARCADE] October 26th, 2011

24 10 2011

This week sees the release of three different XBLA games, which ones will you all be picking up?  War of the Worlds looks pretty interesting…

War of the Worlds – 800 MSP

The War of the Worlds is a dark and breathtaking new vision of the classic H.G. Wells novel, retold as a 2D side-scrolling platformer and narrated by the acclaimed actor Patrick Stewart.

Daytona USA – 800 MSP


The re-release of Daytona USA features:

-Fresh Oil and a New Coat of Paint: Experience the classic retro graphics of the original arcade hit in an enhanced,16:9 widescreen format
-Let’s Go Away: Relive your glory days of racing to the sounds of the original Daytona® USA soundtrack, also available in Karaoke Mode (admit it, you know you have been singing along anyway)
-Pedal to the Metal: Drive like a pro with included support for the Logitech GT Driving Force steering wheel controller on PS3™, and all Xbox 360-supported steering wheel controllers
-Reach the Winner’s Circle: Challenge AI opponents in Arcade Mode, race the clock in Survival and Time Trial Modes, and trade paint with up to eight players in online multiplayer to place on the worldwide leaderboard

 

Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone – 800 MSP


Four unlikely heroes find themselves caught in a fight for their lives when the Zombie Apocalypse hits their Canadian community. Banding together for both humor and survival – and armed with everything from guns to cricket bats – the four must find a way off the island… together.





[Retail Release] Week Of October 11th, 2011

10 10 2011

Wow, this week is loaded with games.  Question is, what will you be picking up?

Asia (via play-asia.com)

  • Forza Motorsport 4
  • Ace Combat: Assault Horizon
  • Dead Rising 2: Off the Record
  • Call of Juarez: The Cartel
  • Kinectimals: Fushigi na Shima no Nakamatachi
  • Halo: Reach (Platinum Collection)

Australia (via ebgames.com.au)

  • Forza Motorsport 4
  • Ace Combat: Assault Horizon
  • Dead Rising 2: Off the Record
  • Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure
  • Red Dead Redemption Game of the Year Edition
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2012
  • Just Dance 3
  • Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster

Europe (via amazon.co.uk)

  • Forza Motorsport 4
  • Ace Combat: Assault Horizon
  • Dead Rising 2: Off the Record
  • Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure
  • Spider-Man: Edge of Time
  • Red Dead Redemption Game of the Year Edition
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2012
  • Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge
  • Michael Phelps: Push the Limit
  • WRC 2
  • Kinectimals: Now With Bears
  • Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster
  • The X-Factor

North America (via gamestop.com)

  • Forza Motorsport 4
  • Ace Combat: Assault Horizon
  • Dead Rising 2: Off the Record
  • Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure
  • Red Dead Redemption Game of the Year Edition
  • Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge
  • Michael Phelps: Push the Limit
  • Hulk Hogan’s Main Event
  • Wipeout 2
  • Kinectimals: Now With Bears
  • Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster