XBLA in Brief returns this week with a two-for-one look at both Bliss Island and Brain Challenge. Bliss Island is a strange collection of boring mini-games that clocks in at 400 MS points. Brain Challenge is a pretty good knockoff of Brain Age for the Nintendo DS. One of them is actually enterta...

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March 14, 2008 at 7:00PM
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Update: There was some confusion, but Bliss Island is in fact 400 Microsoft points. Gather the siblings, kids and parents, it's Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday and we have two brand new releases! Both Gameloft's 800 point, mind straining Brain Challenge and Codemasters' 800 point 400 point old-school Bli...

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It's a holiday for puzzle fans on Xbox Live Arcade this week, both for the nose-in-the-books types and those who like their brain-teasing a bit more whimsical. First up is the Gameloft-developed Brain Challenge which (if you haven't already guessed) appears to be in the Brain Age vein, but with th...

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This Wednesday, March 12th both the mind hurting Brain Challenge and puzzling lands of Bliss Island will be available for download off the Xbox Live Arcade. Brain Challenge features numerous questions that'll test your cognitive abilities, online and offline multiplayer and all kinds of progressive...

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Bliss Island is a PC and PSP game developed by PomPom, the same developers that did Mutant Storm's Empire and Reloaded. The PC game is being brought to XBLA with little fanfare, as prior to this we only had info about the game from the infamous ESRB leak-a-thon. So with such limited information out...

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Get ready to experience Joystiq's #8 game of the year Peggle on your Xbox 360. A search of the latest ESRB ratings revealed that casual games Peggle, Ultra Bust-a-Move and Bliss Island were all rated for Xbox 360. Now one could infer that this means the games will be XBLA titles, but they could ve...

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Update: Peggle has now been confirmed for a Q2 2008 XBLA release. More details here. Today, being the little detectives we like to think we are, we decided to go search crazy on the ESRB ratings board website and we struck XBLA gold! We came across Xbox 360 listings for three new and unannounced ...

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