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Smaller games 'great candidates' for Xbox Games with Gold

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...

Beat-'em-up Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds hits PS Vita next week

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

Devs can now offer trials, games in same download on Xbox One

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...

Xbox One games can now offer demos that unlock the full version

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

Oh hey, an excuse to talk about Banjo-Kazooie

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

Xbox One Announcement Trailer - E3 2014

One of the top Xbox Live Arcade titles is coming to the Xbox One.

R-Type Dimensions finds new life on PS3 this month

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

XBL's Deals with Gold discounts Killer Instinct, Fez

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...

Battleblock Theater brings perilous platforming to Steam soon

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...

You can play BattleBlock Theater on Steam in two weeks

It's taking longer for The Behemoth to release BattleBlock Theater on Steam than we would've liked but that's business as usual. It'll get here when it gets here, which is not too much further out: the former Xbox Live Arcade exclusive...Show More Summary

Magic 2015 Duels of the Planeswalkers coming this summer

Magic 2015 Duels of the Planeswalkers was announced for release this summer on Xbox One, Xbox Live Arcade, Steam, and mobile devices. While not a surprise considering they've produced a new game every summer for the past 5 years, what...Show More Summary

Castle Crashers, BattleBlock Theater $5 each on XBLA this week

The Behemoth is hosting a catalog sale on Xbox Live Arcade this week, discounting the studio's downloadable Xbox 360 hits Castle Crashers and BattleBlock Theater to just $4.94 apiece. Castle Crashers, originally released back in 2008, is an...

RBI Baseball 14 swinging for XBLA's fences on April 9

Following a previous report that listed April 10 as RBI Baseball 14's opening day, an Xbox.com page has confirmed the series revival is up to bat on Xbox Live Arcade on April 9. RBI Baseball 14 will channel the design elements of the previous RBI...

Scourge: Outbreak infects Steam for PC and Mac

Third-person sci-fi shooter Scourge: Outbreak is now available on Steam, and is 10 percent off ($7.19) until Wednesday, April 9. Developed by Tragnarion Studios, the game first launched on Xbox Live Arcade in July 2013 after being announced in May...

Dust: An Elysian Tail sells over a million units

For years, developer Dean Dorill poured his heart and soul into the indie action/platforming game Dust: An Elysian Tail, finally releasing in 2012 with a release on Xbox Live Arcade and Steam. Aside from the soundtrack, Dodrill handled every aspect of Dust's development. Two years later, it appears that the effort has paid off.

Worth the wait: BattleBlock Theater headed to Steam

The Behemoth's humorous platformer BattleBlock Theater will soon shed its Xbox Live Arcade exclusivity with a release on Steam. A final date hasn't been given yet, but a closed beta is tentatively planned for March 24 - 31, 2014, toShow More Summary

Report: Microsoft Wants to Bring Xbox Live Arcade to iOS and Android

Microsoft is reportedly looking to port Xbox Live to Android and iOS, bringing its many functions to the mobile games that run on Google’s and Apple’s mobile operating systems. A recent Microsoft job posting notes ” We will create a modern framework that is open source, light-weight, extensible and scalable across various platforms including Windows... Read More

Zen studios releasing Plants vs. Zombies pinball board on Steam

Zen Studios has already released the Plants vs. Zombies pinball table for Pinball FX2 on the PS3, PS4, Vita, Xbox Live Arcade, and Wii U, but it's coming to the PC on March 6th. It'll drop on Steam and the Mac App store for $2.99, the latter of which supports Zen Pinball 2. I actually enjoyed this table on the PS4, so it's definitely worth picking up if you're playing on PC.

March's free Xbox 360 Games with Gold titles announced

Xbox Live Gold subscribers can download Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution and Xbox Live Arcade title Dungeon Defenders for free this month. The latest two titles for Microsoft's Games with Gold service were announced over the weekend. Show More Summary

Time-bending puzzle game Constant C coming to XBLA March 12

International Games System's time-manipulating, gravity-shifting physics puzzler Constant C is getting a worldwide release via Xbox Live Arcade on March 12, Japanese publisher 5pb revealed this week. Constant C stars a rescue robot stranded aboard a...

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