X360 Sunday, November 12, 2006 | 4:21 PM

Images of Missile Command

Images of Missile Command

Atari recently announced that they'll be releasing six Xbox Live Arcade games, six Atari classics, next year starting January. Here are the first images of Missile Command, from both the Classic and Evolved modes. The images were released in 1080p resolution, so could this possibly be the one of the first 1080p games on Xbox 360?

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Commented on 2006-11-12 16:32:10
1080p missile command, look at my excitement --> -_-
Commented on 2006-11-12 16:43:30 In reply to Shawnzee
Posted by Shawnzee
1080p missile command, look at my excitement --> -_-
How dare ye, Missile Command is awesome. And in 1080p? WOW!

It should be much easier to make arcade games render in 1080p with any loss of performance since they're less complex to begin with.
Commented on 2006-11-12 16:49:41
We have no confirmation at all though. I don't know if I've ever seen Microsoft release 1920x1080 images, either they're 1280x720 or in like 5120xsomething (same with Atari). This is a new for me at least.
Commented on 2006-11-12 16:59:50
very colourful, not sure if this'll do well though.
Commented on 2006-11-12 17:06:22
This game was only any good with a rollerball control.
Commented on 2006-11-12 17:31:57
AT least it's a classic game with fresh design. I hate this old-school pixelated arcade games. I want new games like MS oder GW.
Commented on 2006-11-12 19:49:44
This actually looks really cool. I'd throw 400 points at it.
Commented on 2006-11-12 22:31:36
XNA games as this XNA-Racer already works in 1080p
Commented on 2006-11-13 00:43:56
Who cares if its in 1080p? It looks the same in 1080i...-_-
Commented on 2006-11-13 01:27:39
with this kind of graphics, why even care if its in HD?, much less 1080P or not.
Commented on 2006-11-13 08:37:34 In reply to roxwell
Posted by roxwell
This game was only any good with a rollerball control.
Amen to that
Commented on 2006-11-13 13:39:57 In reply to Bez
i've had fun playing the game without a rollerball. i mean rollerball is definiately ideal, but there is still fun to be had without one.
Commented on 2006-11-13 15:25:04 In reply to roxwell
Posted by roxwell
This game was only any good with a rollerball control.
I'm inclined to agree. It's a shame we got a button in the middle of the 360's controller instead of a rollerboll :(
Commented on 2006-11-13 23:57:29
Sometimes I really like how simple games look when they are redone in a new way. This looks cool.
Commented on 2006-11-14 03:09:19
I love Missile Command, it's an absolute classic. I just can't see how you can play it properly without a trackball though.
Commented on 2006-11-14 20:09:51

Its RaceCars its not a public game but its the first XNA dev sample that will be 1080p on the 360 which is the first from what one of the xna team said for the 360.

As for missle command ME'S EXCITED.
Commented on 2006-11-15 05:04:05 In reply to roxwell
Posted by roxwell
This game was only any good with a rollerball control.
This is a SERIOUS issue with the Atari releases for XBLA. Warlords is hands down my favorite Atari game--but I'm not sure how it will play without paddles. Hopefully it translates well. Centipede as well, would work much better with a trackball.
Commented on 2007-05-04 15:38:10
Virtua Tennis and NBA Street are already 1080p on 360

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