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Arkadian Warriors and Gripshift release to XBLA

Today, the Xbox Live Arcade's game library has been expanded with the release of two brand new Arcade games. First up is Wanako's Arkadian Warriors which is a dungeon crawler that features a rich character development system, a random dungeon generator and local or Xbox Live co-op play all for 800 Microsoft points. This week's other Arcade gem is the extreme stunt racer Gripshift which features 120 single player challenges, 20 death match arenas and complete Xbox Live versus support all for 800 points. Both games are available for trial or purchase this very moment, so get on getting and download away.

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Teh Bonerer1

12-12-2007 @ 9:48AM

Teh Bonerer said...


I liked Wanakos 3D ultra mini golf game and still do, downloaded the lost island pack, so i guess ill have to check this game out to


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Jonah Falcon2

12-12-2007 @ 10:02AM

Jonah Falcon said...

Has anyone played GripShift on the PSP or PS3 and give us a brief review?

Also, Arkadian Warriors looks like a Gauntlet/Diablo clone, which would be great.


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Big Bird3

12-12-2007 @ 10:34AM

Big Bird said...

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12-12-2007 @ 10:50AM

Tony said...

Arkadian Warriors is just what I thought and hoped it'd be. Basically, a "clone" of Dark Alliance. They even have the exploding jars. I'm definitely picking it up... of course I only need 10 MS Points and don't feel like buying 500 to fix that.


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12-12-2007 @ 11:12AM

Rodec said...

I've played Grip Shift (to the end) on the PSP... I liked it plenty. It basically boils down to a puzzle game that you have to "drive well" to complete. The latter levels are really hard but doable with practice. Not sure I would by it again just to play on the big screen, but the fact that I am considering it should tell you something...


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12-12-2007 @ 11:53AM

Rob said...

Arkadian warrios is awful. Totally wrong 'feel' to it, no feel of contact when fighting. I was expecting a good diablo clone but its very disappointing.

Gripshirt is ok but a bit meh.

Bring on some good xbla games! Like another mutant storm or a decent board game conversion.


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12-12-2007 @ 4:42PM

BlackBeltJones said...

I thought Arkadian warriors was ok, it reminded me of Baldurs Gate: Dark Alliance or Guantlet. That plus on line co-op seemed like it might be worth it (still probably won't buy it.

Gripshift though was felt unresponsive and derivitive.

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12-12-2007 @ 11:27PM

mchat2k6 said...

I've been having fun with Arkadian Warriors, but I do agree there seems to be no feeling when you hit something. Playing as the warrior kind of turns into a mash-fest of, "I pressed a button, did something die?". However I've had a lot of fun playing the Archer. The sorceress is okay, but as most magic users, starts a little underpowered. I think it was worth my 800 points, and can't wait to try out some co-op.

GripShift, I have the demo for, played it a bit and wasn't into it. I'm going to try it again and see how I feel. It's not a bad game, I can see the appeal. It's just not for me.


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12-13-2007 @ 7:26AM

ccc said...

AW is a definate purchase for me now after checking it out. The arcade needs more rpg style games in it. GS I didn't care for very much but the title screen was cool.


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