Whenever a pic of the day is posted you will have roughly twenty-four hours (unless it’s a Friday then you have the whole weekend) to leave a caption (in the comments section below) until the next one is posted and a new winner is chosen. The captions I think are the most awesome wins an XBLA code! That simple. Enjoy!
*In order to take part in this challenge, you will need to register an account with Disqus so we can verify that we have the correct person and also send the codes to the correct people. We’ve recently had multiple email accounts attempting to claim prizes for different people, so this is our next option to prevent fraudulent activity. The email you register with will be the email you need to use to claim your prize as well as where your prize will be sent to. Thanks!*
Everyone’s had that dreaded reading assignment in school. Some boring book that just didn’t really inspire anything except a desire to get a passing grade and be done with the whole ordeal. Today PlayXBLA is going to change the way you think about required reading with our latest weekly feature, Rad Required Reading! The first assignment for our latest feature highlights the official website for the amazing title by Doublefine Studios, Iron Brigade. Click Read More for more details on this weeks Rad Required Reading featured site!
Earlier this week we posted a story about XBLA title, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, taking home an Annie award for the “Best Animated Videogame of the Year” Award. The list of XBLA titles winning awards just got longer after last nights AIAS (Annual Interactive Achievement Awards) ceremony. Click Read More to see all of the Microsoft Studios XBLA games that were nominated and who won!
The newly launched Happy Action Theater from our partners at Double Fine, has quickly become a favorite with everyone who’s played it! The XBLA team is no exception to the rule! This rad new way to enjoy Kinect is a gaming experience no one should pass up! The best way I thought to prove this is in the video below. Check out me, XBLA_Daniel, and our friend Ross, who also happens to be the Microsoft Studios Producer on Happy Action Theater, working together to earn the Master Wizard achievement!
Double Fine Happy Action Theater on Kinect for Xbox 360 is a series of vibrant, exciting activities designed to inspire imagination and entertain players of all ages, from preschoolers to grandparents. It’s also got some of the coolest Kinect tech we’ve ever seen! Developed by veteran game designer Tim Schafer and the team at Double Fine, each of the eighteen Happy Action Theater experiences are like “toys” that players can interact with on screen. With no menus, instructions or rules, Happy Action Theater is immediately accessible and instantly fun. There’s no sign in, no complicated gestures to memorize and no deep game controls. Just walk up and start playing! Click Read more to check out the official trailer and a slew of NEAT-O screenshots!
You heard right! The latest and greatest from Double Fine is in the form a brand new Add-on for Iron Brigade titled; Rise Of The Martian Bear! Click Read More to see the official launch trailer and to find out more about Martian Bear!
The Spike Video Game Awards are upon us once again, and Team XBLA at Microsoft Studios is representing with a number of nominations across multiple categories! The list is impressive and certainly a great way to discover awesome Xbox LIVE Arcade titles you may have not tried out yet! Click Read More for the complete title nomination list and the links to vote for them!