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Announcing upcoming XBLA titles

Announcing upcoming XBLA titles

Microsoft today revealed some of the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade line-up, all of them to be released "in the near future". Doom and Assault Heroes were also added to the Arcade Hits section, starting Wednesday having the price of 400 points. More information and images inside of Rocky and Bullwinkle, TiQal, Shotest Shogi and Wits & Wagers.


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Commented on 2008-03-17 18:25:08
the puzzle game is the only one I'm interested in
Commented on 2008-03-17 18:32:11
@ApolloCreed: Good to know...
Commented on 2008-03-17 18:38:25
Trivia game could be a lot of fun!
Commented on 2008-03-17 18:56:13
Shogi!! I allways wanted to learn that game, this is my chance, xD
Commented on 2008-03-17 19:20:22
I want commando3. Why is there no screenies of commando3???
Commented on 2008-03-17 19:52:34 In reply to BooMMooB
Posted by BooMMooB
I want commando3. Why is there no screenies of commando3???
Capcom released the images last week:
http://www.gamersyde.com/news_6139_en.html
Commented on 2008-03-17 19:56:31 In reply to spif2001
Posted by spif2001
@ApolloCreed: Good to know...
What is the point of commenting on these pics? no seriously do the makers of this site want my opinion or something else? I think they do want an opinion, just like all the other comments you're seeing on this page, so dont get cute with me smart-ass...
Commented on 2008-03-17 20:07:21 In reply to Manager
Posted by Manager
Capcom released the images last week:
http://www.gamersyde.com/news_6139_en.html
cheers, Manager. I just thought a new batch of screenies would follow this announcement as well. :)
Commented on 2008-03-17 20:35:30
tatami and fusuma and zabuton with an armrest...very classy. where's my cha-wan cup of tea? wonder who's responsible for the AI of shogi. oh, and don't try shogi right in the middle of a Japanese garden. Japanese garden is usually for seeing from inside the room, not for going in unless you're a gardener. :)
Commented on 2008-03-17 20:37:58
What kind of people actually spend money on this crap?
Commented on 2008-03-17 20:47:55
people like your avatars mummy.
Commented on 2008-03-17 20:51:31
Anything less than Bionic Commando is unworthy.
Commented on 2008-03-17 21:15:54
Assault Heroes for 400 points. hmm I have to think about it.
Commented on 2008-03-18 01:06:55
Is there a reason why there's a Rocky and Bullwinkle game on XBLA? Is it some tie-in to some movie that I don't know about, or are they going to bring the TV show to Video Marketplace?

The trivia game looks like it could be fun.
Commented on 2008-03-18 02:41:24
Nice a Shogi Arcade game!
Commented on 2008-03-18 02:50:57
What I would like to see on Xbox arcade is TMNT: Turtles in time. I had fun playing that when it was in the arcades and I liked the snes version. Another game I would love to see and is the best 2 player side scroller out there… Contra 3. Yes it was a Nintendo game but damn it would be worth any cost to be able to play that online with a friend... Yes I could get a wii but I don't think you can play the old games online like that.
Commented on 2008-03-18 03:33:50
Ugh, Turtles in Time. I tried playing that a couple months ago and I have to admit, the beat 'em all is SOOOO over.

It would take a ten ton shot of adrenaline and a pound of meth to revitalize that genre.
Commented on 2008-03-18 03:38:18 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
Ugh, Turtles in Time. I tried playing that a couple months ago and I have to admit, the beat 'em all is SOOOO over.

It would take a ten ton shot of adrenaline and a pound of meth to revitalize that genre.
There are good beat'm ups. Turtles just isn't one of them. Konami's 90's arcade games all have aged quite poorly. Castle Crashers on the other hand.. DO WANT.
Commented on 2008-03-18 03:52:10
I forgot about that Castle Crashers game; it does look pretty fun.
Also, AvP Arcade is still pretty shizzy after all these years, with all its guns and acid splat.

Guess I spoke too soon.
Commented on 2008-03-18 04:38:33 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
I forgot about that Castle Crashers game; it does look pretty fun.
Also, AvP Arcade is still pretty shizzy after all these years, with all its guns and acid splat.

Guess I spoke too soon.
Capcom had some good ones. Their D&D games are (still) awesome too.
Commented on 2008-03-18 06:15:02 In reply to synce
Posted by synce
What kind of people actually spend money on this crap?
Alot of people the Trivia game looks cool to me.
Commented on 2008-03-18 07:12:28
Castle Crashers... give it!
Commented on 2008-03-18 08:46:33
My god, it all looks terrible, when will microsoft realise that XBLA is not a casual games platform, the people who can be bothered to get their xbox connected to the internet and go hunting for games are probably hardcore gamers, the people who get casual games I would imagine just go and do an impulse purchase in a normal retail store rather than dig through geeky internet things.

No doubt there is reems of data to prove me wrong, I just would rathe we were seeing something of value instead of this gack.
Commented on 2008-03-18 09:53:55 In reply to barnard666
Posted by barnard666
My god, it all looks terrible, when will microsoft realise that XBLA is not a casual games platform, the people who can be bothered to get their xbox connected to the internet and go hunting for games are probably hardcore gamers, the people who get casual games I would imagine just go and do an impulse purchase in a normal retail store rather than dig through geeky internet things.

No doubt there is reems of data to prove me wrong, I just would rathe we were seeing something of value instead of this gack.
You couldn't be more wrong. MS have said that several times that the want a piece of the huge cake that is casual gaming, and XBLA is their foremost advance in getting this. Get used to it, these 'crap' games are here to stay.

And if I may add, there are quite a few gems in there for those who actually bother to look through the list.
Commented on 2008-03-18 11:17:52
Release a light gun, then let them bring on the mini games (point blank style) i will be happy then.
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