X360 Friday, July 14, 2006 | 11:03 AM

Images from the XBLA games

Images from the XBLA games

As you may have heard, five Xbox Live Arcade games will be released this summer, each on a wednesday (see inside). Namco Bandai released these images from their games, Galaga and Pac-man. Added are also some images of Frogger, which was released earlier this week.



The release list for this summer:
12th July – Frogger
19th July – Cloning Clyde
26th July – Galaga
2nd August – Street Fighter II’ Hyper Fighting
9th August – Pac-Man

All comments

Commented on 2006-07-14 11:25:01
Has anyone actualy bought Frogger? I just thought the game was crap, because the gameplay was far to repetitive and simple.

I'm only interested in 'Cloning Clyde' and 'Street Fighter II'
(Let's hope they bring 'Miss Pacman' to XBLA)
Commented on 2006-07-14 11:54:22
I bought Frogger. Loved it in the old days and love it now. Obviously a very simple game but it's maddeningly addictive. Mainly because you only ever die if it's your fault, so you can't ever blame the game.

Obviously it won't be everyone's cup of tea but it can be tried for free, so there can't be any complaints.

Personally, I'm looking forward to Galaga more than the others.
Commented on 2006-07-14 11:59:34
it's a shame you can't have splitscreen gaming offline in frogger...
Commented on 2006-07-14 12:01:00
Frogger is proper old skool. Obviously there arent going to be too many moves. But classics are good to bring more people to xbox 360. Cant wait for some more proper old titles.

Would love to see...

Paper Boy
Final Fight
Mr Do
Bionic Commandos
etc.
Commented on 2006-07-14 12:40:33
If you bought Ridge Racer 6 you pretty much already have Pac-Man :)

I'd buy Galaga though, I love that game. Also Street Fighter, finally.
Commented on 2006-07-14 12:58:27
Now we need some Ms. Pac-Man. It's better than Pac-Man.

And who in their right mind bought RR6.
Commented on 2006-07-14 13:26:01 In reply to onimonkii
Posted by onimonkii
If you bought Ridge Racer 6 you pretty much already have Pac-Man :)
Not with online leaderboards though :D

I bought RR6 and I'm in my right mind. Absolutely classic arcade racer with a superbly placed difficulty curve.
Commented on 2006-07-14 14:16:03
I'm looking forward to Cloninc Clyde and Street fighter aswell, don't really care about frogger, galaga or packman.
Commented on 2006-07-14 15:19:34
Yea- I bought Frogger. LOVE IT! The game is simple- just like 99% of all 'Arcade' games. That's the point. And this new version with the enhanced graphics (nothing CRaZy or anything, just updated) is addictive as hell! I really think it's a great game that anyone can play and I can't wait for a few more just like it..!
Commented on 2006-07-14 15:19:43
I bought frogger and only thing bothering me is the lag im having with the multiplayer. Almost unplayable with so much slowdown :(
Commented on 2006-07-14 15:24:01
Blah old school games like frogger should be 200 points. How many times to we have to re buy old classics that are only fun for 5 minutes?

Now 4 player online Simpsons Arcade would be well worth 400 points :)
Commented on 2006-07-14 15:29:24
galaga and street fighter will be fun... not sure about pacman - will the old 200 screen sequences work still? i can see the race for who will finish the game first coming already...
Commented on 2006-07-14 17:17:20
these games are great to get the wife to accept the 360. she likes uno and hexic. might have to show her some of these classics to see what she thinks
Commented on 2006-07-14 18:09:02
Not true next-gen! :-) Seriously though, some intresting games. Hoping they dont ask too mutch from them.
Commented on 2006-07-14 18:53:04
I don't like how the games are so small on the screen. I downloaded the Frogger demo and had to sit close to the tv just to play the game.
Posted by evilkoala13
these games are great to get the wife to accept the 360. she likes uno and hexic. might have to show her some of these classics to see what she thinks
I did the same thing. Mine loves the arcade games.
Commented on 2006-07-14 20:36:33 In reply to Xboxbydegrees
Posted by Xboxbydegrees
I don't like how the games are so small on the screen. I downloaded the Frogger demo and had to sit close to the tv just to play the game.
Go to the options screen and you can stretch the graphics to fit a full screen TV and a very large chunk of a widescreen tv! I found it on accident and I can't even hint at how much better it makes the game! Being able to see it does that I guess... hahahaha

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