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Great news for Ghostbusters fans! The downloadable action title,
Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime, will be available on Xbox Live Arcade
and PlayStation Network on March 23
Japanese 3DS owners are getting another three-dimensional throwback with Urban Champions.
According to NPD’s The Online Gaming 2011 report almost half of complete
game downloads are purchased on mobile platforms. A poll by the NPD
reveals that mobile game purchases took up 47% of total downloads.
Though the Backbreaker series got called for a false start with a subpar
effort on consoles, the series found a much more receptive audience
with its Tackle Alley game on iPhone. Now Natural Motion is building on
that base with a new Xbox 360-exclusive title.
Eric Ruth's infectious 8-bit remake of DJ Hero falls prey to big business.
Even if you aren't a fan of DotA or Smash Bros., take note: Awesomenauts looks like it'll be a good time for anyone who likes
blowing things up, competition, and summoning angry bulls.
When it comes to shoot-em-ups, nobody does them as big or impressive as
developer Treasure. Now D3 will be bringing Treasure's beloved Bangai-O
series -- which has had previous entries on the N64, Dreamcast, and
Nintendo DS -- to Xbox Live Arcade.
Section 8: Prejudice's PSN release was delayed for three months in order
to "optimize the game for the platform." According to the PlayStation
Blog, you won't have to wait much longer to get your hands on the
Electronic Arts released Shank, a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em up, on PSN
and Xbox Live in August of last year. Since then, developer Klei
Entertainment has been hard at work on a follow up title, Shank 2.
An eight-pack of Johnny Cash’s greatest hits will be debuting on Rock
Band next week, in addition to nine free songs featured in previous Rock
LucasArts' adventure classic is remade for XBLA and PSN, and Ignition delivers multiplayer shooting on the cheap.
Marianne Krawczyk plans a "unique story of full frontal revenge" for EA's upcoming downloadable game.