Head of Xbox Phil Spencer talks to us 1-on-1 for 20 minutes about backwards compatibility, winning the console "war," Xbox Live Arcade, remasters, and more!
Tony: So the “sequel” to Terraria was announced recently and the Terrarian in me got super excited. I recently started playing Terraria again and even picked up the Xbox Live Arcade version of it so my boys could enjoy it. I don’t think they’d admit it, but I think they might like it more than […]
Gamers advised to buy it now before it's gone for good. Capcom will be withdrawing Marvel Vs. Capcom Origins from Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network later this month.Click here to read the full article
Another digital game bites the dust.::pours one out:: It looks like After Burner Climax will no longer be available on the Xbox Live Arcade (360) or PS3 marketplaces on December 24th. For those who aren't aware, the game will no longer...Show More Summary
This month is your last chance to pick up Sega's arcade-ported shoot-'em-up After Burner Climax on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Digital storefront monitor lifelower reports that the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network versions of After Burner...
Back in 2011, Super Stardust HD and Resogun developer Housemarque released an action-platformer called Outland for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. It's coming to Steam on September 29, priced at $9.99/£6,99, with improvements...Show More Summary
It's a sad day when something gets delisted on a digital storefront. In terms of physical media we don't really have anything comparable, as so many copies are generally out in the wild after any release -- even the rare games still exist. Well this week Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD has been delisted on the Xbox Live Arcade. Show More Summary
The Xbox Live Arcade version of Capcom's manga-based 2D fighter JoJo's Bizarre Adventure has gone missing from the Xbox Live Marketplace, suggesting that a permanent delisting is imminent. "I can confirm that online play is not affected for existing...
Invoking the name of Spelunky in any game announcement is serious business. If you haven't heard of it, Spelunky is an amazing permadeath fully randomized platformer that really hit it big when it was released no Xbox Live Arcade in mid-2012 among other platforms in the following year. The game has a huge following due
One of the games I knew I had to check out at the Indie Megabooth this PAX Prime was N++. I liked its predecessor on Xbox Live Arcade a great deal, which is to say it infuriated the hell out of me but was satisfying beyond words when...Show More Summary
The Toy Soldiers games were a blast on Xbox Live Arcade and I'm expecting more good things from Toy Soldiers: War Chest, coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One early next year. My favorite tower defense titles are the ones that let you take direct control as opposed to just sitting back, placing and upgrading units every so often from up high. Show More Summary
Above: Goat Simulator, coming to Xbox One When mind-bender Braid came to Xbox Live Arcade in 2008, it felt emblematic of a curated platform: a boutique in which unique concepts and independent developers could gain exposure. Now the boutique is long...
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds was a decently enjoyable sidescrolling beat-'em-up released on Xbox Live Arcade early last year. It's now coming to PS Vita, where it will hopefully gain more visibility, on July 29, 2014. Good game-platform...Show More Summary
Being able to sample content from digital storefronts is one of the more compelling advantages of shopping digitally. Trial-sized portions of games could be sampled on the Xbox 360 by downloading Xbox Live Arcade titles, which could then be used to...
I came to really appreciate the way Microsoft handled demos on Xbox 360. Xbox Live Arcade titles were required to offer them, and if you liked what you played in the trial, it was super easy to upgrade to the full thing right then and there. Show More Summary
Before 4J Studios became involved with the console versions of Minecraft, it ported Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie to Xbox Live Arcade -- rather well, I might add. If you haven't yet played them on Xbox 360, they're worth a revisit, and you can save a bit of money. Both titles can now be purchased together in a Banjo Games Bundle, priced at $14.99. Show More Summary
One of the top Xbox Live Arcade titles is coming to the Xbox One.
R-Type Dimensions released several years ago on Xbox Live Arcade and hey, it's back in the news with a PlayStation Network version coming to PS3 later this month. Cool. This is a package combining R-Type and R-Type II with bonuses, including (optional) new high-def graphics, Infinite Mode, and a level select, to name a few. Show More Summary
This week's Deals with Gold lineup on Xbox Live spotlights Double Helix's Killer Instinct alongside a handful of standout Xbox Live Arcade releases, offering discounts of up to 80 percent off of featured games. Starting today, Killer Instinct's...
Castle Crashers developer The Behemoth revealed that its manic co-op platformer Battleblock Theater is coming to Steam on May 15, with ports available for Windows and Linux. Released for Xbox Live Arcade last year, Battleblock Theater lets up to...