X360 Tuesday, December 12, 2006 | 8:03 PM

Assault Heroes gameplay

Assault Heroes gameplay

The very promising Assault Heroes will be available on the Marketplace tomorrow, and Microsoft had the nice idea the send us this very nice gameplay video. Finally a really good game on XBLA!


Gameplay

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Commented on 2006-12-12 20:12:52
This looks like alot of fun, how much will it cost? lumines was a bit expensive IMO
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:15:41
its gonna cost 800 points which isnt that much for such a great game
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:19:09
This is out tomorrow?! <faints>

I've ben keeping tabs on this one....oh HELL yeah!! BOUGHT!!
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:29:15
It looks fun, let's hope it plays as good as that video. Small Arms looked good until I played it, not to say it sucks completely, but definitely not worth 800 points (10 bucks).

So if they are charging 800 for this, it better deliver.
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:31:49
compared to Steam who would charge 20$+ for this kind of games including Roboblitz the arcade Devs are giving great deals.
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:32:33
Posted by LEBATO
It looks fun, let's hope it plays as good as that video. Small Arms looked good until I played it, not to say it sucks completely, but definitely not worth 800 points (10 bucks).

So if they are charging 800 for this, it better deliver.
What, because $10 is breaking the bank? Last time I checked, $20 was considered a low-budget game. This is half that.

Anyways, this looks awesome. Even if it's not perfect, I'm sure it'll still be a lot of fun.
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:32:55
Ohhh nextgen graphics in a arcade game...this is odd.
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:36:29
Looks like a lot of fun
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:38:46
cool stuff! :)
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:45:00 In reply to SpazH3d
Posted by SpazH3d
Ohhh nextgen graphics in a arcade game...this is odd.
never seen Small Arms and Roboblitz or are you being sarcastic?
Commented on 2006-12-12 20:56:09
nice
Commented on 2006-12-12 23:01:52
The graphics arent that great. A couple of friends and I have achieved way better results with OpenGL on PC, however, I dont care about graphics as gameplay is King, and I will buy this game. Also, the recent success of games in XBLA has me pumped to create a game for it. I just need to find the time and the right people. It is either an internship or working on an indie game for next summer. I hate making such decisions....
Commented on 2006-12-12 23:12:39
OMG, THE VEHICLES LEAVE TRACKS FROM WHERE THE VEHICLES HAVE GONE! OMG, MOTORSTORM, WATCH OUT!1!!!!11!

Oh, and... i cant wait for this, as well as Mad Tracks. The arcade is getting a nice, steady supply of games now, its great.
Commented on 2006-12-12 23:31:18
woo hoo... i need another arcade game to play when i just wanna get in 10 or 15 minutes of gaming!
Commented on 2006-12-12 23:47:52 In reply to FordGTGuy
Posted by FordGTGuy
compared to Steam who would charge 20$+ for this kind of games including Roboblitz the arcade Devs are giving great deals.
Roboblitz is the same price on Steam as it is on XBLA.

I don't know if I would call them deals, but most of the arcade software is fairly priced. Lumines should have come with the advance pack, is all, even if it cost more in doing so. Oh, and Doom is totally not priced correctly--and the demo should have been the same as the shareware, not one level.

This looks good though. I wish all of the good XBLA games weren't basically the same genre though. They all owe a good deal of their control to Robotron, and we've got plenty of Robotron-likes on the arcade already.
Commented on 2006-12-13 00:18:29
I assume this will have an online multiplayer mode/ or co-op?--multi would seal the deal for me.
Commented on 2006-12-13 00:33:21
Yes, there's 2 player co-op. Both online and offline.
Commented on 2006-12-13 00:45:54
So basically it's Geometry Wars with 10x the gameplay, for only 2x the price. Definately worth 10 bucks.
Commented on 2006-12-13 04:49:12
Might have to get this one.
Commented on 2006-12-13 05:45:01
im gunna have to check this one out....
Commented on 2006-12-13 06:33:11 In reply to Vaelwynd
Posted by Vaelwynd
What, because $10 is breaking the bank? Last time I checked, $20 was considered a low-budget game. This is half that.

Anyways, this looks awesome. Even if it's not perfect, I'm sure it'll still be a lot of fun.
Live Arcade titles are not low budget games, they are WAY BELOW low budget.
Commented on 2006-12-13 08:10:09 In reply to FordGTGuy
Posted by FordGTGuy
never seen Small Arms and Roboblitz or are you being sarcastic?
you not seen the rest or are you been sarcastic ?
Commented on 2006-12-13 11:05:12
Wow not bad I immediately saw the name before and overlooked it but impressive.
Commented on 2006-12-13 11:14:07
Just played it, looks very nice and plays really well. Most likely buy the full version in the next few days
Commented on 2006-12-13 11:33:48 In reply to LEBATO
Posted by LEBATO
Live Arcade titles are not low budget games, they are WAY BELOW low budget.
Not really these are the same low budget dev teams that you see on low budget titles and don't compare the bargain bin versions of big budget titles, since that is not the same.
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