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Upcoming Xbox Live Arcade titles
By Hector Cortez Jul 29, 2008, 22:45 GMT
It\'s going to be an exciting summer for Xbox Live Arcade with the release of many high profile games, including the highly anticipated Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2.
It's going to be an exciting summer for Xbox Live Arcade with the release of many high profile games, including the highly anticipated Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2.
The full lineup is as follows:
July 30: “Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2” – The latest version of the popular retro shooter offers six gameplay modes, new enemies, scoring strategies and a diverse list of exciting Achievements. “Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2” will be available at 800 Microsoft Points.
August 6: “Braid” – An artistic puzzle-platformer where the player manipulates the flow of time in strange and unusual ways.
August 13: “Bionic Commando: Rearmed” – The classic 8-bit side-scroller is updated with all-new HD graphics and other features.
August 20: “Galaga Legions” – A reimagining of the classic arcade shooter. Featuring table-turning game dynamics and updated graphics, the game was created by the team behind “PAC-MAN Championship Edition”.
August 27: “Castle Crashers” – Featuring hand-drawn characters and an array of weapons to choose from as you defend your kingdom and save the princess.
Play the trial or full version of the featured 'Summer of Arcade' game of the week and receive one entry into both the weekly prize drawing and Grand Prize drawings:
Grand Prize (x1) – 100,000 Microsoft Points, 12 month Xbox LIVE Gold subscription and an Xbox 360 Elite console
Runner-Up Prizes (x2) – 10,000 Microsoft points and a free 12 Month Xbox LIVE Gold subscription
Weekly Prizes (x5) – 4000 Microsoft points
All games will be available worldwide, with the exception of “Bionic Commando Rearmed,” which will be available worldwide except Korea.
The “Summer of Arcade” sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of Canada, France, Germany, United Kingdom and the 50 United States or District of Columbia 17+. No purchase necessary. Skill testing question required for Canadian residents. Game ends September 2, 2008. For details including free, alternate method of entry, see Official Rules at www.xbox.com/summerofarcade.