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MercurySteam's exploratory platformer Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD will hit Xbox Live Arcade this Friday, October 25, bumping up its previously announced Halloween release date. Released for the Nintendo 3DS earlier this year, Mirror of Fate follows up on the events of the Cast...

October 22nd 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft Studios revealed that its free-to-play Xbox Live Arcade multiplayer game Happy Wars has been downloaded more than six million times since its launch in October last year. To mark the occasion, developer Toylogic has dropped the price of in-game item modification and forging by 50 percen...

October 18th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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This week's launch of Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ brings plenty of DLC in tow, extending Pac-Man's ghost-munching reign of terror in a new series of levels based on classic Namco arcade games like Dig Dug and Rally X. Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ is up for purchase on Steam. This week's...

September 26th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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This week's Xbox Live deals, which are good until Monday, August 19, include the Hitman HD Pack, Just Cause 2 and Deus Ex Human Revolution, each 40 percent off ($15). Additionally, Hitman: Blood Money ($10) is 50 percent off while El Shaddai ($5) is discounted by 75 percent. Major Nelson also gav...

August 13th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Responding to fan questions on Reddit, Monaco: What's Yours is Mine developer Andy Schatz claims that his studio's efforts in porting its co-op stealth game to the Xbox 360 were "largely wasted," due to unexpectedly low sales. Schatz theorizes that many factors contributed to Monaco's poor sales p...

July 15th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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This year's Summer of Arcade event kicks off on Xbox Live August 7 with Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, the Starbreeze-developed Xbox Live Arcade game where players must simultaneously control a pair of brothers stuck in the wilderness. Brothers will launch at 1,200 MS Points ($15). James Silva's Ch...

July 8th 2013 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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State of Decay developer Undead Labs has been "thoroughly evaluating the possibility of adding co-op multiplayer" to the game and apparently determined that there isn't one. Co-op multiplayer was originally planned for the game, but ultimately scrapped as Undead Labs thought its inclusion could del...

July 5th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Undead Labs, developer of State of Decay, has issued another title update hoping to strip away some of the unsightly crud clinging to the Xbox Live Arcade game. The update is substantial, enabling a V-sync option designed to eliminate screen tearing. It also addresses pathing issues for zombies an...

June 28th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Don't stop or you'll die. This is the prevailing theme of State of Decay, Undead Labs' sandbox survival-horror game for Xbox Live Arcade. It's a game focused on the chores of survival in a post-apocalyptic world: scavenging for supplies in vacant buildings; trading with and aiding neighboring grou...

June 7th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments