Friday, November 20, 2009

New games on demand and Arcade titles for November on LIve

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Gyromancer” (Square Enix) | November 18 | Worldwide (except Korea):  The puzzler is back! Starting Wednesday, November 18 download “Gryomancer” on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 1200 Microsoft points. In the game, assume the role of a deadly mage, ‘Rivel’ who is trying to rid ‘Aldemona Wood’ of her brooding darkness. Collect monsters using Bejewled Twist battles to pass through over 10 stages and fight evil. Rated T for Teen by the ESRB, for more game information visit the web site:

Diner Dash” (Hudson Entertainment Inc.) | November 18 | Worldwide (except Korea):  The best-selling PC series, Diner Dash, from PlayFirst, has landed onto Xbox LIVE Arcade!  Guide Flo, a former office-worker turned restaurateur, as she builds up her diner empire over four unique diners!  Go online and face players in head-to-head matches to see who the best Flo is on XBLA! Available for 800 Microsoft Points, “Diner Dash” is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB. For more information visit the game page:

Madden NFL Arcade” (Electronic Arts) | November 25 | Worldwide: The days are getting shorter, the breeze a little cooler, but it’s still the perfect opportunity to play some NFL football. Starting Wednesday, November 25, battle your friends and family for something other than the Thanksgiving leftovers- gridiron glory!  Download “Madden NFL Arcade,” the new, fast-paced 5-on-5 football title from EA SPORTS.  Available for 1200 Microsoft Points, “Madden NFL Arcade” is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.
Too much turkey land you on the couch? Re-energize with thrilling Games on Demand titles .

Battlefield: Bad Company” (Electronic Arts) | November 24 | Japan: Blast onto the scene with this non-traditional single player story and engaging sandbox gameplay with “Battlefield: Bad Company”. Featuring continued innovation in online multiplayer combat, “Battlefield: Bad Company” is sure to please Battlefield fans and game players everywhere.

Saints Row 2 (THQ Inc) | November 24 | Worldwide (except Japan): “Saints Row 2” brings true freedom to open-world gaming. Play as who you want, how you want and with whomever you want in this sequel to the much-acclaimed and tremendously successful “Saints Row”. Set years after the original, Stilwater is both familiar and strange. Help bring the Saints back as the rightful kings of Stilwater and bring vengeance to those who wronged you.

LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (LucasArts)| November 24 | Worldwide (except Japan and Mexico): “LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures” combines the fun and creative construction of LEGO with the wits, daring and non-stop action from the original cinematic adventures that enthralled audiences everywhere. “LEGO Indian Jones: The Original Adventures” follows the escapades of Dr. Jones through the jungles of South America to the mountaintops of India with a unique tongue-in-cheek take on the original adventures.

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The Xbox company would also like you to know that Nov. 20th - Nov. 23rd will be a free upgrade weekend for all Silver Live members, meaning that you'll all be Gold members for those days- that includes all the requisite perks that Goldies get.