Hello gamers! As part of Xbox LIVE’s annual Summer of Arcade, Microsoft Studios has been releasing a new downloadable game every Wednesday. So far they have released Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and Charlie Murder. Next up are Flashback (August 21) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (August 28). If you want a deeper look into the games, be sure to check out the live streaming every Wednesday at 3pm PST. The live streaming gameplay events are hosted by several popular YouTube gamers. The events feature Lisa Foiles, JesseCox, Raychul Moore and GameGrumps.
Xbox LIVE Summer of Arcade Games
Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons
Available now for 1,200 Points
Guide two brothers on an epic journey. Control both at once with each thumb stick in co-op play like never before. Explore puzzles, varied locations and fight boss battles.
Available now for 800 Points
Fallen punk rock idols Charlie Murder must face off against rival death metal band Gore Quaffer and their army of the damned in an RPG brawler hybrid inspired by coin-op beat ’em ups and dungeon crawlers.
Available on August 21st for 800 Points
Conrad B. Hart of the G.B.I. is re-enlisted for the return of an acclaimed gaming franchise. Uncover an alien conspiracy, getting through complex & deadly environments.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Available on August 28th for 1,200 Points
TMNT: Out of the Shadows returns to how it all began. Become the four turtles fighting to save New York City from mutants, the Foot & Shredder.
[Disclosure: Xbox sent me their press release, but I did not receive anything for blogging about their announcement. As always, the opinions expressed are mine and I am not obligated to write a positive review.]