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Fanswag: Free Roogoo for you [update]

Update: Congratulations to XeonPro for winning this Fanswag giveaway. Hopefully his day will be brighter, sunnier and full of even more joy.

It's already turning out to be a sunny, beautiful Monday, a day that we couldn't imagine being any more enjoyable or perfect. That is unless you were to play recent XBLA release Roogoo, then your already perfect Monday would be kicked into happiness overdrive with rainbows shooting from your eyes. But what's that you say? You don't own Roogoo, therefore your day cannot live in a Monday happiness overdrive? We're sorry to hear that. But friends, you're in luck, because the kind folks at Southpeak Games have supplied us with an XBLM redemption code for a free copy of Roogoo. So, we're giving it away today, just in time to make your Monday happier. And this is how you enter to win ...
  • Roogoo is a character best described as "adorable", "cute" and "bubbly", or at least those are the adjectives we use to describe the little guy. So, to enter, simply comment on this post with an adjective you use to describe the character Roogoo. Be creative with your adjectives and use of the English language.
  • You can leave one comment. Posters of multiple comments will be disqualified. We'll accept entries through TONIGHT Monday, June 9th, 11:00PM eastern time. You must be at least 18 years old to enter. This giveaway is open only to residents of the U.S. and Canada (excluding Quebec).
  • On Tuesday, we'll pick one winner via a random drawing
  • One winner will receive a redemption code for Roogoo, worth $10.
  • Complete giveaway rules can be found here
Remember, this giveaway ends TONIGHT at 11:00PM, so enter quickly and hopefully Roogoo's cheer and happiness rub off on you!

X3F TV -- XBLA in Brief: Aces of the Galaxy and Roogoo

It's another double dose of games this week for XBLA in Brief. This time, we examine Aces of the Galaxy and Roogoo. Aces of the Galaxy is an on-rails space shooter, whereas Roogoo is a puzzle game. What are the odds that both of them are actually pretty good? Frankly, we think those odds are fairly slim, but we're happy to say that both games manage to impress in their own way. Watch the latest episode and find out if either game is right for you.

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Roogoo and Aces of the Galaxy now available


It's Wednesday today and that means it's time to step into the Xbox Live Arcade waters once again, slosh your feet around and determine if you enjoy the wetness. Visual imagery aside, both Aces of the Galaxy and Roogoo are this week's new XBLA releases, are both 800 Microsoft points and both are said to be quite enjoyable. Especially the puzzle game Roogoo where early word on the internets is that it's worth your time to at least give it a trial download. Cue the overly happy Roogoo trailer ... NOW!

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Roogoo and Aces of the Galaxy to XBLA this week

This week we're in for yet another Xbox Live Arcade twofer (it's starting to become a welcome trend) as both Spidermonk Entertainment's cute puzzler Roogoo and Artech Studios' Aces of the Galaxy make their XBLA debut this Wednesday, June 4th.

Roogoo, the too cute puzzle game will be available for 800 Microsoft points and feature 45 levels, multiplayer over Live and locally as well as plenty of evil Meemoos. The other half of this week's twofer, Aces of the Galaxy will also be available for 800 MS points and is an old-school space shooter featuring online and local co-op play as well as visuals that can be best described as "pretty pretty". Screenshots are below for your viewing enjoyment.

Gallery: Roogoo (XBLA)


Gallery: Aces of the Galaxy (XBLA)

Roogoo twists and turns onto the XBLA June 4th

We've just been informed that Spidermonk Entertainment and SouthPeak Games' upcoming twisty, puzzly and colorfully puzzle game Roogoo is set to release to the XBLA next Wednesday, June 4th for 800 Microsoft points. We've also been informed about some Roogoo game specifics that we'd like to share with you for the sake of expanding upon your (and our) Roogoo knowledge base. Ahem. Roogoo will feature over 45 level of "action packed puzzle racing games", use five different shape / colored meteor pieces, feature single and multiplayer fun and include "entertaining short story segments." Sounds fun, no?

Also, you can view some new Roogoo screenshots in the gallery below and hit the break to get learnified about all twelve of the game's achievements. Because you want to learn what you must go through to become a Roogoo Guru ... don't you? Blue. Screw. Moo.

Gallery: Roogoo (XBLA)

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Video: Roogoo has shapes, puzzles and monkeys


The crew over at Xbox360Achievements posted an exclusive trailer for upcoming XBLA puzzle game Roogoo. And after giving it a good watch, we came to the conclusion that the land of Roogoo is full of lots and lots shapes. Shapes that, when aligned correctly, help save countless lives and worlds. Thanks to the video, we also learn some Roogoo specifics including mention that the game will feature 45 different levels of puzzle fun and co-op play as well. On second watch, we think we spotted a crowned monkey patiently sitting in a UFO. How fun.

[Thanks, Chris]

New shots of X-Blades, Things on Wheels, and Roogoo


Southpeak has released some new screens from their upcoming lineup of 360 titles All told, there are new screens for X-Blades, Roogoo, Things on Wheels. A quick refresher: X-Blades is an action game starring a typically sexy heroine with big weapons. Roogoo is a colorful, intriguing puzzle game. Things on Wheels is a racer featuring RC cars racing through household environments. X-Blades is a retail release, while both Roogoo and Things on Wheels are Xbox Live Arcade titles. Check out the galleries after the break for all the new media.

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German Ratings Board reveals a slew of XBLA titles

Having revealed games before, the German games rating board the USK is at it again, exposing previously unknown XBLA games. Shown over at xblah.net there are a myriad of titles across several genres, but the most stand out title would have to be a virtual version of the classic board-game Ticket To Ride in which players compete to build railroads across the countryside. From the sound of things it'll be similar to the conversion from the board game version of The Settlers of Catan and the XBLA version, Catan.

The other titles rated by the USK include the Penny Arcade XBLA game, the puzzler RooGoo, and a golf game entitled Golf: Tee it Up! Not only that, but there were also a few more games revealed by the American ratings board, the ESRB. Those two games were the ancient computer game Lode Runner, and the card game simulator Gin Rummy. None of these titles are official of course, but as with all games revealed in this fashion we must remember that rating's boards are not in the business of making of games, nor is having a game rated at all cheap. This is great news though, and should portend the approaching release of said titles. With such an ever expanding library of titles it seems XBLA is really coming into it's own, catering to a variety of demographics and hopefully with something for everyone.

Bring on the Roogoo and bring on the XBLA happy!

SouthPeak Games just revealed that they will be taking their first adventure into the murky development bogs of the Xbox Live Arcade with the announcement of Roogoo.

We'd love to kick off the Roogoo talk with us gushing about the game's art style, but we guess we should explain what exactly Roogoo is. Simply put, it's a puzzle game where players try to help settle the battle over planet "Roo" by rotating floating discs (which look a lot like those rolling shape baby toys) so that the falling shapes can land on the planet below. Simple enough. Now, since that's out of the way, allow us to gush over the game's art style. It's delicious! So friendly, so welcoming, so ... overly fun! We dare say yum'alicious times four! SouthPeak also mentioned that a Roogoo XBLA release will be happening sometime this April when they promise to bring the colorful falling shapes and the happy too.

Gallery: Roogoo (XBLA)

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