This week's episode of XBLA in Brief will likely seem a bit familiar. The reason for that is because the trial version of the final three Wallace & Gromit episodes is exactly the same as the trial version for the first episode. Suffice it to say that you won't see anything new if you've already...

November 4th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's hoping you really like Wallace & Gromit and, more specifically, Telltale's episodic Wallace & Gromit games, because that's all you're getting on Xbox Live Arcade this week. As promised, the final three episodes, The Last Resort, Muzzled! and The Bogey Man will all be dropping on XBLA...

November 2nd 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The remainder of Telltale's Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures episodes will make it onto Xbox Live Arcade all in one go on November 4 which, coincidentally, is the 20th anniversary of the dynamic duo's first animated short, A Grand Day Out. The already-released Fright of the Bumblebees, will...

October 29th 2009 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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In an interview with Shacknews, Telltale Games CEO Dan Connors said long wait times between episodic content releases on XBLA are "over." When asked why the XBLA follow-up to the first Wallace & Gromit episode has taken over five months, Connors said Microsoft's second-annual Summer of Arcade p...

October 26th 2009 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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With more avenues now open between consumers and game creators than ever before, third-party companies like Telltale Games can sell their wares on every platform -- as long as their software runs on it. That's the tricky part, but Telltale CEO and co-founder Dan Connors has told Gamesindustry.biz t...

October 20th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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It appears that Wallace and Gromit Ep.2: The Last Resort will not make its appointed rounds on Xbox Live Arcade this week. The game has been pulled and "will release at a future TBD date," according to Major Nelson.There's still Sonic and Knuckles on XBLA this week-- but their adventure isn't as gra...

September 9th 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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With Major Nelson taking this day of labor off, we look across the pond for word on this week's Xbox Live Arcade title. As previously noted, it appears Sonic and Knuckles will be this week's release at 400 ($5). The good word comes from European Xbox community manager "AceyBongos," which just doesn...

September 7th 2009 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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You've likely got no shortage of clever adventure games to work your way through at the moment, so we almost feel bad throwing another one atop your to-play pile -- the fourth and final chapter of Telltale's Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures will arrive on PCs tomorrow. Titled The Bogey Man, th...

July 28th 2009 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

This week on XBLA, we've got a new puzzle game and the first in an episodic point-and-click adventure series. First up is Yosumin Live, the Japanese mobile phone game turned XBLA puzzler. Next is Wallace & Gromit in Fright of the Bumblebees from TellTale Games, creators of Sam & Max and the...

May 27th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Major Nelson was authorized to break with tradition (due to the Memorial Day weekend) and has revealed next week's XBLA titles early. The arcade will finally be graced by Telltale's adventure title Wallace & Gromit, along with Yosumin Live and Boggle for Hasbro Family Game Night. All the titles...

May 22nd 2009 at 1:45pm 0 Comments