From today, at 9AM GMT (2AM PDT), you can play Hidden Path’s Defense Grid: The Awakening on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360. Defense Grid: The Awakening will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points (that’s US$10 / €9.60 / £6.80 / CAN$12.40 / AU$13.20).
Defense Grid: The Awakening is the definitive Tower Defense Strategy game that’s easy to pick up, engrossing to play, and hard to set down. Strategically place your towers on the map to prevent alien enemies from stealing your power cores. Play just for fifteen minutes or several hours! This award winning game includes 10 hours of story play with 20 unique maps in the Awakening campaign, 4 bonus Borderlands maps, a wide variety of tower and enemy types, an interactive soundtrack, plus over 100 unlockable challenge modes adding dozens of hours of additional fun. Protect the Cores!
Game features include:
Watch the Defense Grid launch trailer:
Also available today is Canalside Studios’ Yo-Ho-Kablammo on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360. Yo-Ho-Kablammo will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points (that’s US$10 / €9.60 / £6.80 / CAN$12.40 / AU$13.20).
Experience Yo-Ho-Kablammo in all of its Pirate-y goodness! Prove your worth with 15 single player challenges. Rule the seas across 5 multiplayer maps locally or on Xbox LIVE. With access to all of the ships and game modes – there is enough here to keep even the most ambitious pirate busy… just beware the Kraken!
Game features include:
The Yo-Ho-Kablammo trailer:
Deal of the Week is: Penny Arcade Episode 2 (800 points = $10)
“PAX is this weekend and all this week Xbox LIVE Gold Members can save 33% on Penny Arcade Episode 2. Normally 1200 points, Penny Arcade Episode 2 is the latest Deal of the Week at 800 points.”
The new Xbox 360 Games on Demand are: GRAW and Splinter Cell Double Agent.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
Availability: Not available in Australia, Korea or New Zealand
Description: (Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB) The face of war has changed. New enemies and new threats require a new type of warfare – a new type of soldier. Enter the Ghosts. Become the soldier of the future: Using a fully integrated combat system with cutting-edge weapons and revolutionary communication systems, gain a realistic view of how war will be fought in the next decade. Customizable multiplayer experience and Unique Online Co-op Campaign: Create your own identity, create your own gametypes, and take the battle online with up to 16 players. Then, play a brand new campaign created exclusively for online coop play.
Splinter Cell Double Agent
Availability: Not available in Australia, Germany, Japan, Korea, New Zealand or North America
Description: Splinter Cell Double Agent is a Stealth-Action game where you play as Sam Fisher, a secret NSA agent, infiltrating a terrorist cell to destroy it from within. Face the gut-wrenching dilemmas of a Double Agent’s life, do whatever it takes to complete your mission, and get out alive. Play Online Multiplayer, as a Spy or a Mercenary, to experience either the chilling tension of infiltrating and hacking unseen or the brutal power of hunting and eliminating intruders. Use acrobatic moves against high-tech gear and drones in an instant and addictive 3 vs. 3 game mode. Cooperate with two teammates, improve and challenge yourself against advanced AI bots in the exclusive “Coop Challenges” mode.
Last but not least, there are two new demos available: Section 8 Demo and WET Demo.