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Nice! Housemarque's Outland is coming to Steam

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

The Death of Deathmatch? How Console Multiplayer is Changing

Playing together is deeply embedded in video game culture. Long before Xbox Live, before the days of Unreal Tournament and Quake, arcades were filled with friends jostling to get further, score higher and win bigger. Read more...

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD has been delisted on the Xbox Live Arcade

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

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD delisted on Xbox 360

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...

Foursaken Media Announces 'Puzzle to the Center of the Earth', A Mix of 'Spelunky' and Match Three

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

N++ is going to break me, but I'm okay with that

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

Toy Soldiers: War Chest is my kind of tower defense

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

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

PSA: Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition, Charlie Murder free for Gold members now

Xbox Live Gold members with Xbox 360s can now grab Charlie Murder and Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition at no additional cost until August. For those who get lost in the various iterations of Street Fighter 4, Super Arcade would be the edition...

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition free through Xbox Live Games with Gold

3 months agoEntertainment / Video Games : CVG

Charlie Murder also free to download until the end of June. The Xbox 360 versions of Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition and Charlie Murder are now free to download for Xbox Live Gold subscribers as part of the Games with Gold offering. Click here to read the full article

Xbox One Announcement Trailer - E3 2014

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

A new arcade DLC pack for Dead Rising 3 is available today.

A new arcade DLC pack for Dead Rising 3 is available today. Available on Xbox Live, it features online 4-player co-op with powerups, bonus stages, and... cosplay. Read more...

Hypnotic arcade shooter JoyJoy set to arrive on iOS

If you’re looking for the next super-addictive iOS hit, you may have found it in JoyJoy, which arrives in the App Store tomorrow, priced $1.99. The game, which comes from developers RadanGames, was actually released on Xbox Live Indie Games … Read more ›

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...

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