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Mar 22 2012

Microsoft Announces “Arcade Next” The Most Anticipated Xbox Arcade Games of the Spring

Microsoft announced today that starting April 18th, 2012 a new Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) downloadable game will be released weekly until May 9th, 2012. Microsoft is stating that “these are the most anticipated Xbox Arcade games of the spring”. The announcement has been label “Arcade Next”, look forward to seeing the advertisements on your Xbox Dashboard soon.

As well these games will be using the new Gamerscore format which can be found here

Hit the Jump to see the full list of games

Trials Evolution – 18th April (1200 Microsoft Points)

It’s survival of the fastest with Trials Evolution! Your favorite physics-based motorcycle racer is back in a brilliant new outdoor setting. Ride in real-time multiplayer with 2-4 players, either locally or through Xbox LIVE. Enjoy a deep, rich single player career with 50 brilliant tracks, challenging unlocks, and tricky achievements. A massive, powerful track editor lets you build the track of your dreams and easily share it with the world. Or simply download top-rated tracks from around the world, using the all-new Track Central. Customize your bike and rider with awesome gear and unique parts, enjoy unique skill games, try ghost racing, beat your Friends’ scores, and more! Don’t miss the madness!


BloodForge – 25th April (1200 Microsoft Points)

With a brutal combat system, stunning art style, and a deeply compelling story, Bloodforge empowers you to slaughter hordes of demonic soldiers, deformed worshippers, and the gods themselves, using ferocious Rage Kills, devastating Rune attacks, and furious Weapon Combos. Help seal Crom’s fate – and the fate of the rest of the world – in this dark, visceral story of revenge, betrayal, and destiny.

Fable Heroes – 2nd May (800 Microsoft Points) 

Fable Heroes is a fresh spin on the beloved Fable franchise in which up to 4 players play both cooperatively and competitively in this hack-and-slash adventure. Work together as heroes of Albion to defeat familiar foes and new enemies while collecting as many gold coins as possible to unlock upgrades, characters, and items in both this game and Fable: The Journey for Kinect for Xbox 360.

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition – 9th May (1600 Microsoft Points)

Imagine it, build it! Minecraft on Xbox LIVE Arcade let’s you create worlds from the comfort of your sofa. Play alone or play with your friends. Explore, build and conquer! At night monsters come out, so make sure to build a shelter before that happens. After that, your world is your imagination. Turn your hours into minutes with Minecraft!

That’s Yo “Microsoft needs to get rid of the point system” Garbage

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