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This week's release on Xbox Live Arcade is the peculiar first-person shooter, Xotic. Rather than killing enemies, the focus of Xotic is purely on points. 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...

November 16th 2011 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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There is but one release on Xbox Live Arcade this week, and that is Fusion Genesis, a surprisingly complex 2D space combat game. 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...

November 10th 2011 at 12:02am 0 Comments
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Things are a little quieter this week, with just one high profile XBLA release in the form of BurgerTime World Tour, so this week's XBLA in Brief is dedicated to letting you know if the modern remake is perfectly rare, or way overdone. There are new Xbox Live Arcade games released every week....

November 2nd 2011 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Our review of War of the Worlds will be coming up soon, which leaves us just two titles for XBLA in Brief this week. First up is Daytona USA, Sega's classic arcade racer. Next is Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone, a sequel to Zombie Apocalypse that adds bigger levels, an upgrade system and some...

October 26th 2011 at 6:31pm 0 Comments
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We've reviewed the multiplatform release Dungeon Defenders (which is excellent, by the way), and that only leaves Bejeweled 3 for XBLA in Brief this week. It's ... well, it's Bejeweled. There are new Xbox Live Arcade games released every week. We realize that our readers are busy, attractive p...

October 19th 2011 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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We've got two cheap games on Xbox Live Arcade this week. First we have the surprisingly entertaining movie tie-in, Real Steel, followed by Treasure's resurrected Sega Saturn classic, Guardian Heroes. There are new Xbox Live Arcade games released every week. We realize that our readers are busy...

October 12th 2011 at 3:40pm 0 Comments
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This week, we take a look at a new Monkey Ball-esque puzzler, Mercury Hg. We also mess around with MLB Bobblehead Battle, which is essentially a remixed version of MLB Bobblehead Pros, which came out in July. There are new Xbox Live Arcade games released every week. We realize that our readers...

September 28th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Again, we are showered with four new Xbox Live Arcade games and, again, we've already reviewed two of them, leaving XBLA in Brief to give you the skinny on the remaining titles. As luck would have it, both SkyDrift and the Kinect-enabled Leedmees seem pretty great. Check out the latest episode t...

September 7th 2011 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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It's been quite a while, thanks to Microsoft's Summer of Arcade, but XBLA in Brief is back with two new games this week. First, we have Crazy Machines Elements, which takes more than a handful of cues from The Incredible Machine. Next, we have Hole in the Wall, which uses the power of Kinect to...

August 24th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We've already reviewed Ms. 'Splosion Man, and we're currently cranking away on Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team, which leaves only one Xbox Live Arcade game this week: Boulder Dash-XL. A sequel to the '80s puzzler, Boulder Dash-XL tasks players with collecting diamonds, avoiding avalanches and reachin...

July 13th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Deadliest Warrior: Legends isn't the only game launching on Xbox Live Arcade this week. Also up for grabs: MLB Bobblehead Pros and Dead Block. The former is an arcade baseball game with wobbly-necked players, while the latter is a rockabilly zombie defense game. See them both in the latest epi...

July 7th 2011 at 12:25pm 0 Comments