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.
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
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 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.
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
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...
Pac-Man Museum, released today on Steam, PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live Arcade, caught my eye this morning. It was my first time hearing about the game and the $19.99 price stood out. What could a compilation like this possibly include to warrant charging so much? Pac-Man Battle Royale -- that's what. Show More Summary
For a few weeks in 2012, Trials Evolution was a record-holder. Launched in April that year to roaring success, the last entry in RedLynx's racing series sold quicker than any Xbox Live Arcade title in history. Until the following month, that is, when the console version of Minecraft arrived. Show More Summary
Long-revered shoot-em-up Ikaruga is available now on Windows PC for the first time, after Treasure brought it to Steam this week. The newly tweaked PC version is based on the 2008 Xbox Live Arcade port, so Xbox 360 controller support and screen...
CastleStorm came out for Xbox Live Arcade, PC, and PlayStation Network last year and we overall liked the game. Well now it's coming out for iOS and Google Play devices as CastleStorm - Free to Siege. The mobile version, as you may have guessed by the new name, will be free to play. Show More Summary
Days after Braid hit Xbox Live Arcade in 2008, we posted a story titled "Why should we care about Braid?" We liked the game and felt the need to explain: It was a simple platformer made by a handful of people, it was pretty and it had solid controls....
After taking out the trash on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network a while back, the Lee brothers have returned to clean house on Steam. Midnight City has yesterday launched Double Dragon: Neon for PC via Steam, for $9.99. Players will fight through everything from neon streets to space stations on a mission to rescue the kidnapped Marian from the vile Skullmageddon.
Majesco's indie label, Midnight City, has announced that Blood of the Werewolf is heading to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network Q2 2014. The Metroidvania-style game was released on Steam last year, and the console release willShow More Summary
61 video games have been 'delisted' from Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade service to date. Some, such as the recreations of pithy 80s arcade games like Defender, Robotron 2084, Double Dragon and Gauntlet are readily available to play in compendiums elsewhere or, if you've the budget, on their original cabinets. Show More Summary
It's time for another predictable but helpful bi-weekly reminder that a new game is free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. This time, it's 2010's Summer of Arcade title Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. Of course, this offer won'tShow More Summary
Microsoft Studios is very happy with State of Decay developer Undead Labs. That's to be expected, since their open-world zombie survival game became the fasting selling original game ever to hit Xbox Live Arcade. The studio's efforts have not gone unrewarded, as founder Jeff Strain has announced a new multi-year, multi-title agreement with Microsoft.
Though Far Cry Classic will reach European territories as part of the Far Cry: The Wild Expedition compilation, it will also see a standalone release on the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network come February 12. Whether the game will appear in...
Another Steam database leaked occurred tonight, and it's revealed quite a few games that may see a future on Valve's platform. Xbox Live Arcade exclusives BattleBlock Theater and Happy Wars are potentially coming to the PC. Plus theShow More Summary
In a bit of sour news for fans of puzzle platformers, it appears that Namco Bandai, who was handling the Xbox Live Arcade release of 2012's PC title Vessel, has stopped working on the port. In an email with XBLA Fans, John KrajewskiShow More Summary
Team-based first-person-shooter Rekoil is set for a late January release on PC and Xbox Live Arcade for $14.99, publisher 505 Games confirmed with Polygon this week. Steam users will be able to load up and aim for each other's vital organs on January...