You may think the only deal this week is the 30% discount on changing your gamertag. We'll our valiant tipper @lifelower found one more honey of a deal for you. The Fancy Pants Adventures, which retails for 800 MSP, is half off this week. If you haven't gotten a chance to check out our review, do so–we liked it.
The Fancy Pants Adventures Archive
The Fancy Pants Adventures was developed by Brad Borne and Over the Top Games, and published by EA 2D. It was released April 20, 2011 for 800MSP.
Yet another XBLA game based on a flash game, The Fancy Pants Adventures is the next installment of the popular online sidescroller. Although it's a sequel no previous knowledge of the series is needed to play this game. This time, pirates invade Fancy Pants’ home of Squigglesville and kidnap his little sister. Although this game is likely to be overlooked by heavier hitters like Super Meat Boy, Fancy Pants proves yet again that good XBLA games can come from online flash games and bring improvements to boot.
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The release date and pricing for Brad Borne's and EA's upcoming The Fancy Pants Adventures has been announced. You will be able to run, jump, platform, can collect squiggles on April 20 for 800MSP. The Fancy Pants Adventures is a 2D platformer based on the flash game series of the same name, centered on a stick figure with spiky hair and fancy orange pants. The game features single and multi-player game modes, customization options, and abilities not seen in the online games.
New videos have been released showcasing one of The Fancy Pants Adventures' new multiplayer modes, King of the Hill. Above is creator Brad Borne explaining the new mode, and more gameplay videos are available after the jump. The objective of the new mode is to get as many squiggles (the game's main collectible) as you can, and try to keep control of the hill below the squiggle cannon. In the videos you can see some of the combat which will be unlocked in the game, and the various character customization options. The Fancy Pants Adventures will be available this spring.