XBLA “Arcade Next” Promo Starts April 18th

By: Richard Stalker - March 22, 2012

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” and features customizeable levels. The game lloks like a mix between “Excite Bike” and “Pain.” The game is set to be released on April 18th and will cost 1200 Microsoft points.


“Bloodforge” is an areana type fighter from developer Climax that has you controlling what looks to be a viking fighting hoards of enemies. The game has a great visual style and is very gruesome. This game is set to be released on April 25 and will cost 1200 Microsoft points.

Fable Heroes

“Fable Heroes” is the third game in the “Arcade Next” series. The game is a side scrolling beat e up with “borderlands” cell shading art direction. It does have 4 player co-op which is cool. The game is set for release on May 2 and will cost 800 Microsoft points.

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition:

What is pretty much the behemoth of these games, Minecraft for the 360 is being announced. For those of you who don’t know what Minecraft is, check out this video to see what can be done with these simple blocks:

Minecraft for the 360 is set to be released on May 9, and will go for 1600 Microsoft Points.

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