The variety of titles available in the Xbox Live Arcade catalog features a wide range of heroes, bad guys, and genres. However, they all have one thing in common and that’s challenging players to win the day by mastering skills unique to its hero! One of the skill sets these heroes posses is the ability to feel no fear! Click Read More to check the who and why are our picks for XBLA’s Five Most Fearless!
This guy just can’t say no to a stunt! The obstacles featured in Joe Danger: Special Edition gets more crazy with every level. The only thing Joe loves more than a good stunt is the adoration of his fans! Jumping over a shark tank on to the top of a bus is hard enough. Jumping over a shark tank on to the top of a bus AND waving at the crowd hamming it up for photo’s is quite another. Needless to say things don’t always go as planned for Joe and more often than not he ends up face planting or ravaged by sharks. None of that matters to Joe, he lives with a need for speed and an endless thirst for fame! In the end, Joe’s fearless stunt career has landed him quite a few gigs including the upcoming sequel to Special Edition, Joe Danger: The Movie!
Alan Wake is not your typical mild mannered writer. Sure he’s talented but to what ends? The world that awaits him is any authors nightmare come true. How do you defeat yourself? The pages of books scattered throughout a world of darkness and nightmares are his only clues to salvation. One would naturally assume to face these challenges an arsenal of firearms and sharp objects would accompany you into the night. This not the case for Alan, he is left with few options and many monsters. Armed only with an unreliable flashlight and a nail gun he bravely sets forth into the dark world of unknown and evil. If that’s not fearless, I don’t know what is! Check out the latest Alan Wake adventure by downloading the free trial for; Alan Wake’s American Nightmare!
Just call him the plucky little adventurer who could! The fear of the unknown is a common one, even for heroes. With Spelunky the unknown factor is doubled in the completion or failure of every danger filled dungeon! In Spelunky every time a level is loaded our hero must face the unexpected. Because Spelunky is designed to randomly select each dungeon loaded, no two adventures are the same! That’s right, no asking a buddy for help or gaming guides, just skill, courage, and reflexes. Check out Spelunky today and see if you have what it takes to conquer the unknown!
The former pitcher featured as this title’s main character has possibly the worst luck of all in this line-up. Once beloved by many as a star pitcher he now finds himself unemployed and missing an arm. The loss of an arm for anyone would be hard enough, for a professional pitcher it’s devastating. Luckily our hero was able to replace the arm he was born to him with a bionic arm of the future. The story unfolds to find our friend somehow trapped and stranded in an amusement park, at night. Doesn’t so so bad until you add in the fact that it’s also infested with carnival monsters. Most individuals would lose it right there, unable to cope with this latest piece of bizarre bad luck. However, our Pitcher is not most individuals. The once washed up pitcher transforms into a fearless, zombie annihilating machine, refusing to go quietly in the night. Utlizing the new found pitching power of his robotic pitching combined with the power of Kinect, he plows down evil at every turn. Check out Diabolical Pitch and see if you too have the fearless factor needed to clear out an amusement park zombie invasion!
It’s a well documented fact the a little boys natural enemy and most fearsome adversary is a female sibling known commonly as a sister. The instinct to maim, sabotage, and eliminate this constant threat is second to none. The story of Limbo is about a little boy who puts all of that aside to save his once arch nemesis from an alternate world full of nightmares. The inspiring combination of fearless love and one little boy’s coming of age is tale everyone can relate to! Check out this timeless XBLA classic today and immerse yourself in darkly beautiful challenges only the fearless love!