Weekly Roundup compiles all the biggest news stories, reviews and features from the week into one handy post on the weekends.

XBLAFan-WeeklyRoundup1With the shadow of the holidays firmly behind for us another year, we can get back to focusing on the other thing that brings us all together, Xbox Live Arcade. A lot of work behind the scenes this week, as several existing XBLA games got some tinkering under the hood. We outline some strategies for guarding Middle-earth, talk DLC for our ‘Best HD Remake of 2012’ and dish on the many flavors of our favorite peripheral. Here’s to another great year of Xbox Live Arcade.

Here’s our week in review:




  • Love it or hate it, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD rolls out more of the same in Steve Melton’s Revert Pack DLC review.