Many XBLA games are currently discounted at multiple locations throughout the dashboard. Capcom content is featured in the Deal of the Week section, which is located on the “Spotlight” section of the dashboard. Also within the Deal of the Week ad is another sale of recently discounted games. Of those titles, Comic Jumper, Quake Arena Arcade and Puzzle Quest 2 have been permanently discounted to 800MS points, and Droplitz has been permanently discounted to 400MS points.
Finally we have a Microsoft Games Studios sale located in the “Spotlight” section of the dashboard. You can currently find the following 10 XBLA titles at a discount price:
Three of the best XBLA games you can get on the market are coming to Japan and the US in one disc-based retail release. On Xbox Japan’s website, …
Xbox Live Arcade has come a long way since its launch on the original Xbox a little over 6 years ago. Back then the selection of games was in the teens but now there are hundreds of games on the service. You can play anything from 16-bit classics like Streets of Rage 2 to exceptional original titles like Shadow Complex.
With so many games to choose from it’s hard to know what to spend your good ‘ol Microsoft Points on. Lucky for you however we at XBLAFans have taken it upon ourselves to compile a list of the 15 XBLA games you must own. The games featured (listed alphabetically because they’re just too good to rank on quality) are the best of the best. If you haven’t played a game on this list then you owe it to yourself to at least download the trial (which we’ve handily linked to) and give it a go.
So let’s get on with it shall we, below you’ll find the games we decided on and brief summaries from our writer explaining why they’re deserving of the term “must own”. If you agree or disagree with the list, or just want to comment in general please feel free to do so.
Twisted Pixel, developers of ‘Splosion Man, Comic Jumper and the upcoming Ms ‘Splosion Man are looking for extras for a video shoot, according to a posting on Craigs List. Anyone who has played ‘Splosion Man or Comic Jumper will know Twisted Pixel love themselves some crazy FMV, so it’s a somewhat safe assumption that this video shoot is for something along those lines.
The posting mentions that the shoot is for a game that has yet to be announced, so while one might assume it’s for Ms ‘Splosion Man it could be for something new. Perhaps a Comic Jumper sequel, that game had quite a bit of FMV after all, or could this be another new IP?
If you’d like to join in on the fun you can find the details and link to the posting below. The main details you should know however; the shoot will be at 10:45am this Saturday January 29th at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas. If you can get there then you’ve got a chance of being in the game!
Capcom’s recent iOS game MaXplosion’s blatant similarities to ‘Splosion Man sent Twisted Pixel CEO Michael Wilford up in a call to arms, but in a recent release …
Just when you thought it was safe to let your scientists leave the house, a new terror has been let loose on the world! On December 2, 2010 Twisted Pixel was pleased to announced that one of their subsidiaries “Big Science” had finally captured the spontaneously explosive creature known as “Splosion Man”. The scientists speak with an air of confidence now that this troubled time is over with, Dr. Wilson had this to say, “Even if some sort of newer, stronger, better threat were created, our newest security measures and fiendish traps would be more than enough to contain it. We’ve made incredible advances in our technology over this past year…. Not that there would ever be a use for any of it.”
Complete story after the jump, if you dare!