Napalm and Evil Empire addons for Toy Soldiers: Cold War were developed by Signal Studios and published by Microsoft Studios. They were released on March 25, 2012 for 400 MSP each. A copy of both addons were provided for review purposes.
Toy Soldiers: Cold War is a great game. We loved it when it first released and since its August 2011 release, the possibility of DLC has been a roller coaster ride to say the least. Now the Napalm and Evil Empire additions have finally released and unfortunately it might not have been worth the wait. A few fun additions were made but a severe lack of content makes these addons a bit of a let down.
Analyst firm Forecasting and Analyzing Digital Entertainment (FADE) has released a new report that shows XBLA revenue increased 18 percent last year to $144 million. From Dust, created by Eric Chahi (Another World) and developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, and The Behemoth’s popular game Castle Crashers earned the most money with $4.6 million each in revenue off 308,000 and 335,000 units sold respectively. Microsoft Games Studio’s Full House Poker moved the most units with 375,000 units sold but was fourth overall in revenue with $3.6 million.
From Dust was part of Microsoft’s “Summer of Arcade” promotion and joins Bastion, Toy Soldiers: Cold War, and Fruit Ninja Kinect among the top grossing XBLA games of 2011. In total, the Summer of Arcade games listed in the top ten sold over 1.1 million units and grossed $15 million in revenue. Hit the jump for the full list issued by FADE (ordered by units sold):
Today is the first double-digit day of the 12 Days of XBLA, and there’s still some great prizes up for grabs. Today’s prize is Toy Soldiers: Cold War. If you want to join the plastic battle, all you have to do is answer a simple trivia question and you’re entered to win! Here’s the question:
The Commando soldier (pictured above) is based on what iconic 80’s movie character?
Answer in the comment section below for your chance to snag a copy of the game. And be sure to follow us on Twitter for more chances for great prizes. It couldn’t be easier!
The winner of yesterday’s contest is: Jeremy Bennett (@JBHuskers) – You have won a copy of Outland. We will be in touch with you today on Twitter!
The following Toy Soldiers: Cold War Guide is a culmination of the efforts of Andrew Crews, John Laster, John Drawdy, Todd Schlickbernd, and Zac Lace. Special thanks goes to Signal Studios for their advice and guidance.
Toy Soldiers: Cold War was released on Xbox Live Arcade on August 17, 2011, featuring an intense mixture of tower defense and action gameplay elements. If you haven’t purchased the game yet, we highly recommend checking out our Toy Soldiers: Cold War review. Make sure to bookmark this page once you have downloaded the game for your go to source for all things related to Toy Soldiers: Cold War.