Arcade: Double the fun (again) this Wednesday

Arcade: Double the fun (again) this Wednesday

Published On April 23, 2007 | By Anthony Barker | News

Today Microsoft has announced it will be serving us double helpings of Arcade goodness this coming Wednesday with the release of two, yes people that’s two arcade titles. So which titles I hear your scream…let’s find out.

Eets: Chowdown


Eets: Chowdown from Klei Entertainment Inc. is a visual feast for the eyes and a treat for the brain, combining 2D puzzle game elements with a surreal sense of humor. Gamers must use colorful and wacky items like spouting Prankster Whales, vengeful Marshomechs, Radioactive Ginseng and more to manipulate Eets’ emotions and safely guide it through myriad hazards to each level’s exit.

Eets: Chowdown offers a slew of new items, 120 levels and the exclusive debut of Marsho Madness, a high-adrenaline action game in which players must keep the impending evil marshmallows at bay.

Eets: Chowdown will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points and is rated E for Everyone.

Game Features
• 120 new levels in gorgeous high definition graphics
• Tons of crazy characters, including Marshomechs, Radioactive Ginseng, and Exploding Superpigs.
• Marsho Madness: the crazy, adrenaline-rushing “Eets” action game, where players can play co-op to keep the impending evil marshmallows at bay
• Earn up to 12 Achievements and 200 Gamerscore points

Pinball FX

Zen Studios’ new “Pinball FX” offers a unique pinball experience for novice and expert gamers. It combines the arcade thrills of traditional pinball with enhanced gameplay and exciting, innovative features not found in any other pinball game. Gamers may control the flippers with their hand or arm motions using the Xbox LIVE Vision Camera or simply use the standard Xbox 360 controller. Pinball FX sets a new standard for realistic ball physics and graphical detail in pinball video games.

Pinball FX will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points and is rated E for Everyone.

Game Features
• Real-time head-to-head mode for online multiplayer competition for up to 4 players
• Three vibrant, 3D pinball tables
• Tables start out simple, but new challenges open up as a player’s skill advances
• Gesture based controls and live chat via the Xbox 360 LIVE Vision Camera
• Earn up to 12 Achievements and 200 Gamerscore points
• Amazing realism that is an industry first for the genre

So there you go, certainly not the games we were expecting. What is your views of this announcement? Will you be racking up a hi-score on Pinball FX or will you be working out what exactly Eets: Chowdown is this coming Wednesday? Let us know below.

About The Author

Anthony is the designer, developer and owner of Console Monster. In his spare time, Anthony is a keen gamer who enjoys playing mostly First-Person Shooters and Racing games. When he is not developing games or tweaking this site, Anthony likes to be on the slopes snowboarding or hurtling down off-road tracks on his mountain bike.