All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘XBLA’

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Closes Out 2012 With 5 Million Sales

In November, Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition had sold about 4.4 million units. It was unknown if it would cross the 5 million threshold before the end of the year, but a presumably successful holiday season has helped push Minecraft into a league all its own as far as Xbox Live Arcade titles are concerned. 4J Studios announced that Minecraft Xbox …

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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Gets Plenty Of New Features In Title Update 7

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition is making bank for Microsoft, Mojang and everybody else involved. The game just recently surpassed 4.4 million copies sold with the game selling anywhere between 40,000 to 60,000 copies a week. That kind of support puts a lot of pressure on 4J Studios to deliver constant quality updates, and they’re not disappointing. PlayXBLA announced today that …

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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Gets Another Massive Update

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has proven to be a hit beyond anybody’s expectations. The success is great, but it means that 4J Studios has to work extra hard to get out new updates to players wanting more out of their Minecraft experience. The developer pushed a major update last month, but they’re already about to push another major update in …

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Darkstalkers Resurrection Brings Back Capcom’s Best Fighting Franchise

Everybody has a favorite Capcom fighter. Some like the elegance of Street Fighter whereas others like the fast and furious gameplay of Marvel vs. Capcom 3. As for me, I was always a fan of Darkstalkers. Capcom created one of the most eclectic lineup of characters in its horror-themed fighter. Now it’s coming back in a big way. Capcom announced …

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Minecraft XBLA Update 1.8.2 Coming Soon, Brings New Food

Minecraft on Xbox Live Arcade has been extremely successful to say the least. The Xbox 360 port of the PC indie darling has been embraced by fans old and new alike. The developers at 4J Studios are using that momentum to add a number of new features in the game through regular updates. The latest update brings the Xbox 360 …

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Xbox Live Summer Of Arcade Dates And Prices Announced

I’m going to be forthright with you, I’m a big Sony and Nintendo fan. I love the Xbox 360, but the red ring got me and I don’t really miss it… That was kind of a lie as I miss the immense number of quality titles that hit Xbox Live Arcade. Seeing this summer’s list of games has hit me …

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Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Gets June Release Date

@tonyhawkTony Hawkone more: HUGE thanks to @robojoshy for the donation & for keeping the THPS dream alive with @TonyHawksPSHD (out in June… yeah I said it). 4 days ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto Thats the reveal for all of you Tony Hawk Fans. The once vaunted skating game has a new sequel coming to the Playstation Network and Xbox Live …

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Awesomenauts To Get PSN Release On May 1st

Awesomenauts is finally coming to a console near you soon! Developer Ronimo has announced that it will be releasing on the Playstation Network in North America on May 1st, 2012. The game will then be released onto Xbox Live and Playstation Network worldwide on May 2nd, 2012. The game will also be playable at PAX East from April 6th, 7th …

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XBLA “Arcade Next” Promo Starts April 18th

Microsoft has announced what it’s next promo is and when it will start. Today we learned that it is called “Arcade Next” and that it will launch April 18th. The promotion has 4 main pieces to it that it plans to release every Wednesday through May 9th. Trials Evolution “Trials Evolution” is a sequel to the award winning “Trials HD” …

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Zuma’s Revenge! Coming To XBLA This Summer

While PopCap may be focusing more of their efforts on the Facebook and social market, they haven’t forgotten game consoles. That’s why they’re finally getting around to releasing a 2-year-old game on Xbox Live Arcade. PopCap Games announced today that Zuma’s Revenge!, sequel to XBLA hit Zuma, would be coming to the service this summer. The sequel expands upon the …

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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Launches Today

Following in the grand fashion of the famed Resident Evil franchise, today Capcom announced that Resident Evil: Operation Raccooon City is out today! A collaboration between Capcom and Slant Six Games, Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City takes the iconic series in a completely new direction. A third person team based shooter experience set within the dark and sinister Resident Evil …

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XBLA Achievement Guidelines Changing Soon (Rumor)

Ever since Microsoft has introduced the achievement system in 2005 with the launch of the Xbox 360, it has proven to be one of the most popular additions to gaming. There’s something about completing an objective and hearing that little “blip” noise that fills you with a sense of accomplishment. The rules for achievements, however, have remained pretty stagnant over …

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