Tag Archives: arcade

Street Fighter II HD breaks records

Japanese developer and publisher Capcom is claiming that its recently released Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network title Street Fighter II HD has shattered both day one and week one sales records for a digital console title. To date the game has sold 250,000 copies. The firm also expects the …

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HD OutRun heading to consoles

One of the most cherished names in the arcade business is returning with news of a brand new title from Sega – OutRun Online Arcade, which is heading to both Sony’s PSN and Microsoft’s Xbox Live early next year. The full story’s on CasualGaming.biz – click here to take a …

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Free game offer on XBLA

Users of Microsoft’s Xbox Live service will be able to log in and download a free Live Arcade title called Dash of Destruction today – thanks to a Doritos competition held last year. Doritos Unlock Xbox was won by Mike Borland, and his prize was to see experienced XBLA developer …

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Konami bringing Guitar Hero to arcades

Seemingly not satisfied with conquering the world’s living rooms with its music series Guitar Hero, Activision-Blizzard is to bring its franchise to arcades around the world – and the surprise is that Japanese rival Konami is on board with the project, MTV Multiplayer reports. Guitar Hero Arcade is based on …

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Dev claims XBLA titles are too cheap

Hot on the heels of the arrival of the new Community Games digital distribution channel which formed part of Microsoft’s redesigned Xbox 360 UI, one developer has hit out at the platform holder for its rigid online pricing structure, claiming that it undervalues many titles. Click here to head over …

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Dancing Stage celebrates 10th birthday

One of the most important titles in the history of casual gaming can stand up proud this week, with Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution dance mat series reaching the ripe old age of ten. In total, nearly 140 separate SKUs of the title have been released across all of the global …

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UK devs reach Facebook competition final

UK development outfit The Games Company has reached the final stages of a high-profile games design competition on Facebook – and now it’s urging its UK contemporaries to come out in support. To read the full story, head on over to MCV’s development-orientated sister magazine Develop.

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360 Arcade Starter Kit revealed

Ahead of the release of the New Xbox Experience next month, Microsoft has lifted the lid on a new Starter Pack designed to get owners of the base model Xbox 360 Arcade console online and fully Live-integrated. CVG reports that Arcade or Core owners are already able to get online, …

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XBLA enjoys most successful ever month

Microsoft has confirmed that August was the most successful month it’s ever had for its Xbox Live Arcade service – and has also announced that a brand new instalment to the famous R-Type series is on the way. August saw a string of critically acclaimed titles arrive on Microsoft’s gaming …

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