Blacklight: Tango Down was developed by Zombie Studios and published by Ignition Entertainment and released on July 7, 2010 for 1200 MSP.
XBLA and the multiplayer FPS genre have a delicate relationship. Content, replayability, a large player base and something fun and interesting to weld it all together keeps a multiplayer FPS at the top of everyone’s mind and the front of everyone’s games played list. Retail FPS titles usually provide these flavors, as such XBLA titles have to ace them out in one of those categories to make the purchase worthwhile.
Blacklight: Tango Down provides a decent slew of game modes both solo and team oriented, 12 multiplayer maps, a robust customization system, and a an interesting mechanic that highlights enemies and points of interest at the expense of combat functionality. Last but not least Blacklight features a cooperative mode called Black Ops. A now-traditional FPS progression system is also in place to dole out unlocks at a steady pace.
Zombie Studios is working on the next Blacklight game in the series and has decided to take it to a whole new market. They are now releasing it as a free-to-play (FTP) game. What is this you ask; this means that the game itself is free, but they charge you for; visual upgrades, special weapons and some items. With this module recently being aproved by Microsoft for arcade games; may this be one of the first in its format?
Zombie Studios; the guys behind Saw and Blacklight: Tango Down, have now been hired by Top Cow to make this adaption of the comic book. Hunter-Killer is a comic …