Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: XBLA

The Cave now available online for console and PC

The Cave, the latest adventure-puzzler from designer Ron Gilbert and Double Fine Productions, is now available for 360, Linux, Mac, PC, PS3, and Wii U. The download-only release, published by Sega, features seven adventurers who must explore a trap-filled cave three at a time, with each character’s backstory coming to the fore as the trio make their way deeper into the chasm.

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The Cave to launch online for console, PC next week

The Cave (360, PC, PS3) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

Sega has announced that the upcoming Double Fine Productions-developed adventure title The Cave will be available next week. The download-only release will be available on the Nintendo eShop and PSN on January 22 and on Live Arcade and Steam on January 23 for $14.99/1200 MS Points.

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Riders of Doom DLC now available for Trials Evolution

Trials Evolution (360) Riders of Doom DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Fans of Trials Evolution have a new reason to hit the tracks today with the release of Riders of Doom on Live Arcade. The DLC pack is going for 400 MS Points and adds 40 new tracks, 10 new Skill Games, new environments, a new bike, and hundreds of new items for the Track Editor.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Sega releases launch trailer for AM2 fighters

Sega has released a new trailer for the three AM2 fighters that were recently released on Live Arcade and PSN, Fighting Vipers, Sonic the Fighters, and Virtua Fighter 2. The brawlers are available for $4.99/400 MS Points each and have been updated to support online play.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Marvel Pinball: Civil War

(Xbox 360 Review) Marvel Pinball: Civil War

“This isn’t an experts-only table, but it’s pretty close, and chances are that newer players or those with anything below a middling talent in the genre will find themselves putting it aside before they get a good feel for it.”

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DLC, Xbox 360 Reviews

Black Knight Sword now available for 360, PS3

Black Knight Sword (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Grasshopper Manufacture’s latest action-platformer Black Knight Sword has launched on Live Arcade and PSN. The D3Publisher and Digital Reality co-published $9.99/800 MS Point download features The Black Knight on a quest to end a demented princess’ tyrannical reign in a Suda 51-directed tale of bloody pop-up-book-styled mayhem.

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 HD Revert Pack launches on Live, PSN

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD (360, PC, PS3) THPS 3 HD DLC 360 PS3 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 HD Revert Pack is now available on Live and PSN for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD. The $4.99 update adds elements from Pro Skater 3, including three levels (Airport, Canada, and Los Angeles), two characters (Steve Caballero and Geoff Rowley), and the Revert move. New additions include the Metallica song All Nightmare Long as well as band members James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo as playable characters.

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Black Knight Sword to launch on Live Arcade later this month

Black Knight Sword (360) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Digital Reality and Grass Hopper Manufacture’s latest effort, the action title Black Knight Sword, has been officially dated for December 12. The Live Arcade release features an armless and legless knight running amok through a Suda 51-crafted fairy tale in a quest to defeat the cheeky Dark Princess. Two new screens were also released, displaying the knight’s sword-swinging prowess.

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Xbox 360 News

Fighting Vipers, Virtua Fighter 2, and more announced for Live, PSN

Fighting Vipers, Sonic the Fighters, Virtua Fighter 2 (360, PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sega continues to harken back to the days of yore with three upcoming re-releases from their famed AM2 division: Fighting Vipers, Sonic the Fighters, and Virtua Fighter 2. The trio is set to launch on PSN on November 27 and on Live Arcade on November 28 for $4.99/400 MS Points. All of the games will support online multiplayer, and details on each of the brawlers can be found below.

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Marvel Pinball: Civil War launches for 360, Mac, mobiles, and PS3

Marvel Pinball: Civil War (360, Android, iOS, Mac, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Zen Studios has launched Marvel Pinball: Civil War across several platforms. The Live Arcade version is available as an addition to Pinball FX2 for 240 MS Points. It’s available as a Zen Pinball 2 table on PSN as a CrossBuy title for the PS3 and PS Vita for $2.99, as well as on the Mac App Store for OSX for $2.99. For mobiles, it’s available for $1.99 on both iTunes for Zen Pinball and on Google Play for Zen Pinball THD.

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