10 new Xbox Live Arcade games coming soon like: Catan, Castlevania, Worms, Paperboy, Alien Hominid, Eets

5 February 2007
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Xbox 360 Live 1600 Points to buy these Arcade games withThese ten new games are scheduled to become available during Xbox Live Arcade Wednesdays worldwide in the coming weeks.

Several of these games also mark significant firsts for Xbox Live Arcade, including the first turn-based strategy game to be released on the service (Worms), the first Xbox Live Arcade board game release (Catan), and the first Xbox Live Arcade outdoor sports game release (3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures). And of course there are other fan favorites (including screenshots) in this alphabetical list:

3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures on Xbox Live Arcade
* 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures, from developer Wanako Games and publisher Sierra Online, allows gamers to putt their way through 36 fun-filled holes of manic minigolf action on wild courses that range from the Old West to outer space and feature a bevy of crazy hazards and obstacles.

Alien Hominid HD on Xbox Live Arcade
* Alien Hominid HD from The Behemoth features side-scrolling, hysterical cartoon action with a quirky twist and exclusive Xbox Live Arcade features.

Band of Bugs on Xbox Live Arcade
* Band of Bugs from NinjaBee is a fast-paced tactical strategy game that offers gameplay deep enough to satisfy tactical genre fans and friendly enough to appeal to casual gamers. Creative gamers can even design their own levels with the built-in level editor, then play them solo or over Xbox Live Gold with friends.

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night on Xbox Live Arcade
* Castlevania: Symphony of the Night from Konami is a faithful version of this legendary classic updated for Xbox Live Arcade and featuring the game’s full soundtrack and memorable side-scrolling vampire-hunting action.

The Settlers of Catan on Xbox Live Arcade
* (The Settlers of) Catan, from developer Big Huge Games and publisher Microsoft Game Studios, is a faithful remake of the immensely popular strategy board game.

Eets: Chowdown on Xbox Live Arcade
* Eets: Chowdown from Klei Entertainment is a completely revamped version of the popular PC title of the same name. It offers new items, 120 new levels and the exclusive debut of Marsho Madness, a high-adrenaline action game in which players must keep the impending evil marshmallows at bay.

LUXOR 2 on Xbox Live Arcade
* LUXOR 2, from developer MumboJumbo, sets a new standard for action puzzlers as players match and shoot their way through the land of ancient Egypt.

Paperboy on Xbox Live Arcade
* Paperboy, from developer Digital Eclipse and publisher Midway, is a classic coin-op hit, specially enhanced for Xbox Live Arcade.

Root Beer Tapper on Xbox Live Arcade
* Root Beer Tapper, also from developer Digital Eclipse and publisher Midway, features fast-paced reflex action as players scramble to keep thirsty patrons happy without dropping root beer mugs in the scramble to earn the biggest tips.

Worms on Xbox Live Arcade
* Worms from developer Team 17 Software features armies of adorable weapon-toting worms locked in tactical combat.

Via Gamerscoreblog


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