The Joystiq staff still weeps for the loss of 1 vs 100, but Microsoft soldiers on with its new social game experiment, Full House Poker. The game takes the usual single-player and multiplayer poker modes and also throws scheduled live matches every week. Watch the latest XBLA in Brief and see if you'd like to ante up.

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There are new Xbox Live Arcade games released every week. We realize that our readers are busy, attractive people, and may not have time to download and examine each and every new XBLA game. You've got busy, attractive person stuff to do, after all. Not to worry though, because we've done the work for you, downloading every single trial game and giving you a taste of what to expect. Watch XBLA in Brief every week to see which games deserve a closer look. When you have the time, of course.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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