Xbox Live Arcade games at GDC

By Spencer . March 5, 2007 . 6:21am

 

Microsoft sent over a note about some of the Xbox Live games they are going to be showing at GDC:

 

· “Boom Boom Rocket” (EA and Bizarre Creations). This eagerly anticipated title from EA and Bizarre Creations is a hypnotic rhythm music game that will launch on Xbox LIVE Arcade this spring, priced at 800 Microsoft Points.

· “3D Ultra™ Minigolf Adventures” (Sierra Online and Wanako Games). The first outdoor sports game on Xbox LIVE Arcade, “3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures” lets players putt their way through 36 fun-filled holes on wild courses that include settings such as the Classic Carnival and the fantastical Outer Space.

· “Eets: Chowdown” (Klei Entertainment Inc.). A completely revamped version of the popular PC title, “Eets: Chowdown” offers a fun puzzle game experience unlike anything else available on Xbox LIVE Arcade, and features new items and 120 new levels.

· “Jetpac Refuelled” (Rare Ltd.). This is a new take on Rare/Ultimate’s 1983 classic space blaster with enhanced graphics and Xbox LIVE features; players must clear a path through hordes of aliens to refuel their ship and amass a fortune over the course of more than 100 high-definition levels.

· “Pinball FX” (ZEN Studios Ltd.). “Pinball FX” offers an unparalleled pinball experience that will be fun for novices and experts alike, with realistic ball physics and stunning 3-D tables. “Pinball FX” also features real-time, head-to-head competition over Xbox LIVE and Xbox LIVE Vision camera support.

 

News from the announcement is Rare’s “secret” Xbox Live Arcade project, Jetpac Refulled, is officially announced and Boom Boom Rocket is priced for 800 Microsoft Points ($10). I’m particularly interested in Boom Boom Rocket, but what do you want to know more about? Let us know and we’ll check it out while we’re at GDC.


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  • Dan Zuccarelli

    I’m especially interested in Boom Boom Rocket! It looks kinda like fantavision for the PS2, which I dug. And if they add in some rhythm elements, all the better!

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