Weekend Gamer Archive

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Weekend (XBLA) Gamer: 4/24-4/30

The Weekend Gamer is brought to you each Sunday. We will post a compilation of all the XBLA News, Reviews and Features we have run giving you an easy resource to keep up with our favorite digital distribution platform: XBLA

Community Game Night: We had an absolute blast playing Hydro Thunder Hurricane with you guys. We hope to do another game night again soon. We would love to hear your ideas and suggestions for the next one.

New Game Announcements: The past week has been full of announcements for new games, including: Fruit Ninja Kinect, Hulu Plus, Pinball FX 2 Tables: Fantastic Four and Sorcerer’s Lair, three new Super Meat Boy levels, and some awesome Telltale games.

Upcoming Release Dates: This Wednesday’s title is Bangai-O HD (May 4), Gatling Gears (May 11)

Reviews: Very busy week for us with three XBLA Game Reviews and a whole lot of indie games: Nin2-Jump (XBLA), The Fancy Pants Adventures review (XBLA), Pinball FX 2 Mars Table (XBLA DLC)Weapon of Choice (XBLIG), SFG Beach Volleyball (XBLIG), Chus Dynasty (XBLIG), OSR Unhinged review (XBLIG), Fortresscraft review (XBLIG), Earth Shaker Review (XBLIG), SFG Soccer Review (XBLIG)

Podcast: Fancy Pants, Section 8 Prejudice, Bastion and Gatling Gears highlight this week’s Podcast.

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The Weekend (XBLA) Gamer: 4/11-4/16

The Weekend Gamer is brought to you each Sunday. We will post a compilation of all the XBLA News, Reviews and Features we have run giving you an easy resource to keep up with our favorite digital distribution platform: XBLA

New Game Announcements: The past week has been full of announcements for new games, including: Red Johnson’s Chronicles, Backbreaker: Vengeance, Space Channel 5 Part 2, Sega Bass Fishing, Deadliest Warrior Sequel [Title Pending], Ugliest American, Xotic, and Burnout Crash.

Upcoming Release Dates: Microsoft clarified some of the upcoming XBLA releases for April. The rest of the month will include: Section 8 Prejudice (April 20th), Pinball FX2: Mars Table (April 20), Fancy Pants Adventures (April 20th) Outland (April 27th),Trouble Witches Neo (April 27th), Nin2-Jump (April 27th), and Bangai-O HD (May 4)

Reviews: We spent most our week reviewing Xbox Live Indie Games, but expect to see our Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes HD and Yars Revenge HD reviews sometime in the next week. We recommend you buy: Zombie Football Carnage (XBLIG) and Ikagura (XBLA) and try: Alpha Squad (XBLIG), Poker Night (XBLIG), On a Roll (XBLIG), Dirche Kart (XBLIG) and Mute Crimson (XBLIG)

Podcast: We spent the entire show this week talking Section 8 Prejudice with Mark Yetter. Steve is playing the game for review, but we can’t tell you what we think yet. Make sure to subscribe to us on iTunes!

Game Night: Just a reminder, but we will be playing Hydro Thunder Hurricance with the community on the 29th. You will not want to miss this. We have some cool giveaways planned leading up to the event.

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