This week sees two XBLA releases. Firstly Zombie Driver HD is released for 800 MSP, a game which sees players driving over hordes of zombies in a top-down world. …
Wrecked: Revenge Revisited was developed by Supersonic Software Ltd. and published by 505 Games. It was released March 28, 2012 for 1200 MSP. A copy was purchased by the reviewer.
Wrecked: Revenge Revisited is a shared screen combat racing game from the creators of Mashed and Micro Machines V4. In Wrecked, players vie for the lead on relatively short circuits, with an eliminator line chasing them. Anyone caught by the eliminator line is, you guessed it, eliminated. During the race corners are dangerous, as anyone who has taken geometry will tell you the line will cross a lot of distance on the outside corner. Power-ups litter each map and vary greatly, combining with the high speed racing to form a pretty darn chaotic game.
The game has 24 single player missions with set goals to beat and medals to earn, and that’s it for single player content. The game sports four player offline and online multiplayer and customization options for vehicles as well as race rules, and an XP system which grants players more customization options as they play the game. There are six tracks across which players will turn and burn, and four cars (all of which play identically) to choose from.
According to the above launch trailer, 505 Games and Supersonic Software’s Wrecked: Revenge Revisited is all about finishing first. While that may initially sound like an extreme …
Developer Supersonic Software discussed the process of creating the tracks in their upcoming title Wrecked: Revenge Revisited in a blog post. They stated that they take a quality over quantity approach when it comes to the number of tracks in the game, that include dense jungles and icy fields. Read the full article to see detailed descriptions of all the tracks.
Huge thanks to the entire team of writers who worked on this article: Christine Mitchell, Nathan Bowring, Perry Jackson, Ryan Reynolds and Todd Schlickbernd.
We’ve spent the past week searching the internet and hounding our industry contacts in an effort to compile the ultimate 2012 XBLA Game Release List. We anticipated one heck of a year for Xbox Live Arcade. So epic we couldn’t even fit everything on one page. So without further ado, check out the list:
For detailed descriptions of each of the games and videos check the links below.
XBLAFans Anticipated 2012 Releases A-B
Alan Wake’s American Nightmare
Anomaly Warzone Earth
Bang Bang Racing
Black Knight Sword
Blade Kitten: Episode 2
XBLAFans Anticipated 2012 Releases C-F
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Deep Black Episode 1 & 2
Defenders of Ardania
Dust: An Elysian Tail
Dungeon Fighter Live (unannounced title)