For some reason, Microsoft think it’s a good idea to release some games gradually over the summer, so that they have an excuse for an event called the Xbox Live Summer of Arcade and this years first game is Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons.
Have you played Jet Set Radio on Xbox LIVE Arcade yet? No? For those of use that haven’t, here are a whole load of screenshots for you to see and for any of you that have the original Dreamcast version, how does it compare?
Minecraft has Creepers, those annoying green things that come after you and explode, taking out everything in quite a large radius, the guys behind FortressCraft have gone in another direction and added Zombies in Content Patch 9.
Looking for something to buy on Xbox Live over the next couple of weeks? Fable Heroes and Minecraft are released in this first half of the month, a bunch of SSX DLC and this week sees Battlefield Karkland on offer for 600 MSP, that’s 50% off!
Judging by the fact that a trailer has been made available, it seems Wreckateer is featured in this weeks Xbox Live Arcade Spring Showcase title from Iron Galaxy and will most likely be available to buy/download tomorrow.
Major Nelson has given details of the Black Friday Deals you can find on Xbox Live today, there aren’t many due to the Fan Appreciation Sale that’s still going on, but there might be something to spark your interest.
playXBLA has revealed that Minecraft will arrive on the Xbox 360 in Spring 2012 with Live multiplayer and a new crafting system designed around the Xbox 360 controller. There aren’t too many details, but there are some screenshots to look at. Take a look over on playXBLA.
This weeks Deal of the Week on Xbox Live is Scott Pilgrim VS. The World: The Game which has been slashed in half to 400 MS Points. SCOTT PILGRIM is the ROCK-N-ROLL ACTION LOVE-STORY for the 8-BIT GENERATION. Scott Pilgrim is a lovable loser and the best fighter in the province. He is in love with Ramona Flowers. But she has baggage! To get the girl, Scott must defeat the League of Ramona’s evil exes. Be prepared for some serious action… – Team-up with up to 3 of your friends as SCOTT, RAMONA, STEPHEN and KIM, each with their own signature moves and attacks. – 8-BIT animations by the world-famous Pixel Artist PAUL ROBERTSON. – More than 30 original music tracks by chiptune heroes ANAMANAGUCHI. – Unlock secret modes – Collect up to 12 achievements and 200 gamescore. Xbox.com says it’s 800 MS Points, but if you go through the dash on the console, it’s at the 50% off price of 400.
Before you start orgasming and spaffing everywhere, it’s only for a limited time and what’s worse is that it will be the only free DLC Microsoft will allow, any further DLC will have to be paid for due to the silly ruling of only letting publishers/developers release one free Downloadable Content on Xbox Live Marketplace. “We’re delighted the Online Co-op is ready and going live – as a thank you to the patient Xbox gamers, and for a limited time only we will be giving away our first DLC pack for free. Download it, have a go and while you’re there try the online co-op mode, it’s great fun,” said Darrell Gallagher, General Manager of Crystal Dynamics. Uh oh, there’s that word… ‘Limited’ time eh, yes folks, you will only have 30 days to download the free ‘All the Trappings’ DLC which includes a brand new area to conquer and features a combination of puzzle, exploration and combat experiences, a co-op and DLC update for PlayStation3 and PC gamers will be coming soon.
Got some MS Points and don’t know what to do with them? This weeks Deal of the Week is all about BioShock 2; Rapture Metro, 400 Microsoft Points (50 percent off) Sinclair Solutions Tester Pack , 240 Microsoft Points (40 percent off) Protector Trials, 240 Microsoft Points (40 percent off) Big Sister Outfit , 240 Microsoft Points (25 percent off) Watchface Big Daddy Doll , 160 Microsoft Points (33 percent off) Also, the free Pinball FX 2 is available this Wednesday.