There are some concerns about gaming on the next-generation Xbox One. The system doesn’t allow independent developers to self-publish games on Xbox Live Arcade and Microsoft’s used game policy is still unclear. The company did confirm that it has big plans for its in-house gaming studio, however. Show More Summary
SpikySnail Games is targeting a June release on Steam for its enhanced-for-Windows/Mac/Linux Super Splatters. The physics-based puzzler provided a good deal of fun in its original Xbox Live Arcade incarnation, and this new IndieFund-backed...Show More Summary
Independent game developers who are excited about selling new games on the Xbox One got some bad news on Wednesday. Microsoft confirmed to ShackNews that independent developers cannot self-publish their own games on Xbox Live Arcade, and are instead required to partner with Microsoft Game Studios or a third-party publisher. Show More Summary
Microsoft says that downloadable games may not be called “Xbox Live Arcade” on the Xbox One.
Independent developers wishing to get games on Xbox One's Xbox Live Arcade will face few options.
Xbox One will not have separate sections for indie or download-only games, such as Xbox Live Indie Games and Xbox Live Arcade on the 360 - instead, Microsoft's new console will feature games, and "just games," Microsoft Corporate Vice...Show More Summary
As with Xbox 360, indie devs will need to do a deal with Microsoft or a publisher to get on Xbox One's Xbox Live Arcade.
Could Xbox One be the end of Xbox Live Arcade? Possibly. But don't worry, smaller games aren't going away from Microsoft's next-gen console. Instead, the XBLA designation may be phased out, in order to make smaller games and AAA titles equally visible, Matt Booty, general manager of Redmond Game Studios and Platforms told us. Show More Summary
Independent developers cannot self-publish their own games on Xbox Live Arcade. Instead, they must get a publishing deal--either with Microsoft Game Studios or with a third-party partner. Games published on Xbox Live Indie Games are exempt from that policy, but that marketplace isn't necessary seen as viable. Show More Summary
Live Arcade and indie games categories abolished. Xbox One's online marketplace will not file games into discrete categories such as 'Xbox Live Arcade' or 'Indie Games', it has been confirmed.Click here to read the full article Related...Show More Summary
Microsoft confirmed today that its new Xbox One console won’t support backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 or original Xbox titles. Digital titles purchased through Xbox Live Arcade will also be... Keep reading ?
Microsoft's minty-fresh Xbox One will be unable to play Xbox 360 discs, nor will your multitude of Xbox Live Arcade purchases transfer to the new machine, our friends at Engadget have learned. The incompatibility is due to the fact that the Xbox One runs on x86 processor architecture, whereas the Xbox 360 ran on PowerPC. Show More Summary
It's true: the Xbox One will not play your Xbox 360 game discs, nor will your Xbox Live Arcade games transfer (not to mention any other content that's dependent on the 360's hardware architecture, anyhow). That Gamerscore you've been...Show More Summary
The Xbox 360 accrued an arguably bad reputation in terms of indie games publishing over the past few years. Many vocal observers - players, mostly - saw Xbox Live Arcade as a closed, unsupportive platform that asked developers for thousands...Show More Summary
Storming castles is the name of the game, quite literally, in upcoming Xbox Live Arcade game, CastleStorm. Players will be able to bring down the house (er, castle?) on May 29 for 800 MSP.
Building forts is cool and smashing them is perhaps even better, so CastleStorm is certainly interesting in concept. It'll be storming Xbox Live Arcade next Wednesday, developer Zen Studios--of Pinball FX2 fame--announced today, for you to build and defend the fort of your dreams while destroying other people's. Show More Summary
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger will be available on Xbox Live Arcade, Playstation Network and PC in two days. Until we can make a few gameplay videos of the game, here is the launch trailer.
GameStop expects Undead Labs' zombie-packed Xbox Live Arcade survival horror game State of Decay to launch on June 5, according to a product listing obtained by IGN. The retailer lists State of Decay at 1,600 Microsoft points ($20),Show More Summary
Indie sandbox success Terraria is finally available to download from the EU PlayStation Store today, following its March release in the US, and it's release on Xbox Live Arcade. Terraria's Minecraft-esque creation systems and Metroid-style adventuring proved to be a big success, earning it a ravenous 9/10 in Eurogamer's Terraria review. Show More Summary
Xbox 360 players have been dealing with Microsoft’s Points system when purchasing Xbox Live Arcade games, downloadable content and anything else the Xbox Live Marketplace has to offer for sale for year. The result of this has caused many Xbox [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.