On Xbox Live Arcade today: Wallace and Gromit Episode 1, Yosumin! LIVE, Boggle

27 May 2009
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From today, at 9AM GMT (2AM PDT), you can play Telltale’s Wallace & Gromit Episode 1: Fright of the Bumblebees on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360. Wallace & Gromit Episode 1 will be available worldwide (except in India and Japan) for 800 Microsoft Points (that’s US$10 / €9.60 / £6.80 / CAN$12.40).

Join Wallace & Gromit in Fright of the Bumblebees, the first of four grand adventures! The inventor and his loyal pooch are faced with a big problem. They need 50 gallons of honey by tonight – far more than their bees can handle! When Wallace’s plans to step up production go horribly awry, it falls to Gromit to fight off the angry swarm. Featuring a brand new story with the same slapstick humour, cinematic visuals, and charm fans of the Wallace & Gromit films have come to love, Fright of the Bumblebees kicks off this four-episode series in cracking style!

Game features include:

  • Charismatic cast: Interact with a charismatic cast of friends and foes.
  • Ambitious ventures: Embark on ambitious ventures with unexpected complications.
  • Creative contraptions: Make (and break) a bevy of creative contraptions.
  • Visual world: Marvel at a beautifully rendered visual world.
  • New episodes: Play a brand-new Wallace & Gromit episode each month (four in all).
  • The second game available today, Square Enix’s Yosumin! LIVE on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360. Yosumin! LIVE will be available worldwide (except in India and Korea) for 800 Microsoft Points (that’s US$10 / €9.60 / £6.80 / CAN$12.40).

    Yosumin! LIVE is a puzzle game where the aim is to find rectangles of matching tiles known as “yosumin” and make them disappear. Make massive rectangles for the ultimate feeling of satisfaction! It’s not just about solo play – there are online battle modes to enjoy as well!

    Game features include:

  • Online battle Yosumin! Take on opponents from across the globe in online battles on Xbox LIVE.
  • Endless Yosumin! Go it alone in this non-stop single-player mode.
  • Battle Yosumin! Challenge the system itself in battles against computer-controlled opponents.
  • Local battle Yosumin! Beat your buddies in local vs. matches!
  • Also on Xbox Live Arcade is Boggle, which will be available worldwide (except in Italy, Japan and Korea) for 800 Microsoft Points (that’s US$10 / €9.60 / £6.80 / CAN$12.40) as part of Hasbro Family Game Night. Play the original Hasbro board game or new versions – Advanced, Word Hunt and custom modes! You’ll have access to party games, unlockable items, leaderboards and achievements.

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    Ferry Groenendijk By Ferry Groenendijk: He is the founder and editor of Video Games Blogger. He loved gaming from the moment he got a Nintendo with Super Mario Bros. on his 8th birthday. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook and at Google+.


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