Update: More details came from a press release shortly after the press conference. It's attached after the jump
Announced during Microsoft's E3 press conference, Twisted Pixel have a new game up their sleeves. It's an XBLA game entitled Lococycle and that's all we really know beyond that and a 2013 release. Looks to us like it's a racing game with crazy cycles of sorts. Whatever it is, Twisted Pixel knows how to make games, so this will be something to look forward to in the next year. Catch the teaser after the break and look out for more XBLA info at E3 from XBLA Fans as we cover one of the biggest events in gaming.
While the rumor first hit that Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD might be hitting July 11, we have some more information that might ring that date true. Eurogamer confirmed …
Keen to get their game announcement in before E3 2012 starts, publishers Atlus have teamed up with developers ACE Team and revealed that Zeno Clash II is heading to XBLA early next year. First-person melee brawler Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition, was released on XBLA back in 2010 and the sequel is promised to be “bigger, bolder and better in every way”.
Players will take on the role of lead character Ghat and explore the open-world of Zenozoik. Fans of the original will be pleased to hear that most of the characters, enemies, and items from the first game will return along with some new character designs, imaginative weapons and RPG elements that allow players to gain more strength and master defense. Also new to the game will be Ghat’s sister Rimat who can be controlled by a second player in drop in-drop out online co-operative multiplayer.
A marketplace listing for the upcoming release of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD has been spotted and reveals a release date of July 11. Whilst these marketplace listings are …
We've been clamoring for it, you've been clamoring for it, Ronimo Games has been clamoring for it and now it's here: the Awesomenauts soundtrack! Every action packed moment of …
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds, the XBLA 2D side-scroller outed the other day by Famitsu, will release exclusively on XBLA in 2013, the above debut trailer reveals. This first trailer is obviously meant for Japan, with an HD version said to be coming at some point during E3 next week. It's unknown whether or not the high-def cut will be redone for the English-speaking world or not.
Either way, eager gamers can peruse the gallery down below there full of in-game screens and character art emphasizing the new 8-bit-inspired art style. The visuals are a stark departure from the original title's looks. Conversely, the game's controls are said to be almost an exact match of those found in the fighting game that preceded it, allowing vets to easily jump right into the fray. Speaking of jumping in, the only characters playable from the start of the adventure will be Mikoto, Waka, Itsuki and Yuzuha. The remainder of the cast will presumably be unlocked as players progress through levels.
Pricing has not yet been decided upon for the spin-off of the 2009 fighting game known simply as Phantom Breaker. A few solid gameplay details have now shaken lose thanks to Famitsu, though. In addition the main game featuring 4-player co-op, there will also be a "Battle Royale" mode that pits players against each other in different scenarios, such as one player taking on three others by his lonesome.
We've known there were going to be some special XBLA character cameos in the upcoming 8-bit 80's homage Retro City Rampage, and we couldn't wait to see our favorite characters in lower resolutions. One …
The wait is nearly over – the long-awaited old-school reboot of Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode Three will hit Steam and Xbox Live Indie Games July 10 for 400 MSP (or $5 if you're buying on Steam). The PC version will feature cross-compatibility with the Mac version when that releases at a later date.