The staff behind XBLA Fans has been working extra hard the past few weeks as we prepared for BRAWLER WEEK! We created this special event to explore everything we love about this bloody beat 'em up genre. The week is chock full of reviews, interviews, features, contests, and prizes. We're bookending Brawler Week between Rush’N Attack and Dishwasher: Vampire Smile… two games that we encourage you to take for a test run.

Every day we'll update this post with more awesome content and a new challenge for our readers to complete. Each challenge will be accompanied by a prize we will randomly give out to one or more lucky person that picks up the gauntlet and completes the challenge. At the end of the week, we have a very special prize that just three lucky readers will win. (Hint.) Please see our contest rules for more info and requirements.

This post will remain stickied on top to keep you up-to-date on the latest Brawler Week info. Don't forget to keep checking for your next opportunity to win game codes and other great prizes!

Today's features:

  • Giveaway Challenge #6: No Hype – win X-Men Arcade

As long as you complete the tenth challenge you'll be eligible to win a Castle Crashers figurine, and each previous challenge you complete will give you an extra entry.  (Unfortunately due to budgetary concerns we can only ship the figure within the continental United States.) The prizes get better all week and none of the tasks will be very difficult, so come back every day for your chance to win!

We want to send out a huge thank you to Klei Entertainment, Ska Studios, Vblank Entertainment, Konami and The Behem0th for the assistance with this week. Without them, none of this would be possible.

Brawler Week Challenges:

Wednesday March 30th Content:

Thursday March 31st Content:

Friday April 1st Content:

  • Giveaway Challenge #4: Breaking the News (April Fool's Day edition) – win X-Men Arcade (completed)

Saturday April 2nd Content: