This weeks Arcade title will NOT be Worms

Due to this news title, we’ve probably already lost a few readers at this first hurdle, but for the curious let us tell you want is coming to Xbox Live Arcade this week. *Drum Roll* This wednesday’s title will be Paperboy *Tish*. OK now we’ve lost some more, you can see where this is going…

Paperboy will be released worldwide at the usual time of 9am GMT on Wednesday and will cost you 400MS Points. Read on below for more details on the game.

Paperboy Details

“Players control a paperboy on his speedy bicycle delivering newspapers along a busy suburban street. The goal is to deliver a week of daily newspapers to subscribers’ homes without damaging their property, all the while avoiding hazards such as grumpy neighbors, annoying dogs and moving vehicles. Miss a delivery too many times and players may lose a subscriber for good.

The coin-op favorite returns but this time it’s enhanced with original content specifically designed for Xbox Live Arcade. A new multiplayer mode will allow gamers to deliver the paper co-operatively together on the same console, or over Xbox Live. The game also features new artwork that compliments and enhances the original style, and the audio has been modernized for today’s high performance sound systems.”

Paperboy Features

  • Seven stages (one for each day of the week) and 3 levels of difficulty – “Easy Street,” “Middle Road” or “Hard Way”
  • New Xbox Live multiplayer: The standard multiplayer mode involves two player co-op play which can take place on the same console or over Xbox Live
  • High scores are tracked on the Xbox Live Leaderboard
  • Earn up to 12 Achievements and 200 Gamerscore points

So move along, nothing to see here, yes it’s not Worms, and no doubt we will be reporting that this title will hit number one on this weeks activity chart for the Arcade. Fingers crossed for next week then.


Anthony Barker

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.

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