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Best Of GamerBytes: Falling Blocks And Building Towers

Every week, Gamasutra sister console digital download site GamerBytes passes along the top XBLA, PSN, and WiiWare news of the week -- this time, covering round-ups of XNA Community Games, Trine announced for
[Every week, Gamasutra sister weblog GamerBytes' editor Ryan Langley passes along the top console digital download news tidbits from the past 7 days, including brand new game announcements and scoops through the world of Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and WiiWare.] This week we got the chance to sit down with RealNetworks, the people behind PC casual spaces RealArcade and GameHouse, about their new plans to break into the casual games market with their new WiiWare and iPhone titles. That game is Tiki Towers -- a game bringing the tower building of World Of Goo with a mixture of monkeys. Also coming this week -- Meteos Wars and PowerUp Forever for Xbox Live Arcade, Astro Tripper and Lumines for the PlayStation Network, and Bruiser and Scratch and Hockey Allstar Shootout for WiiWare. Here's the top stories of the week: Xbox Live Arcade PowerUp Forever And Meteos Wars This Week On XBLA This weeks nets you a new top-down, almost soothing shooter, and a classic Nintendo DS puzzler now playing in HD. Community Games Round Up W/XNPlay: Flying Cats And Light Cycles The first of our joint venture with XNplay -- check out the latest XNA Community Games now available for download. Community Games Round Up W/XNPlay: A Hive Of Ladybirds Out second look at XNA Community Games. Ladybirds, card games, racing games and plenty more. EA Reveal 3 On 3 NHL Arcade For XBLA And PSN Arcade style hockey on your way from EA. Denki Reveal Quarrel For Xbox Live Arcade Risk meets Countdown meets Scrabble in this new title from Denki. EXIT 2 Coming To Xbox Live Arcade Taito's PSP puzzler brings its sequel to the Xbox Live Arcade. PlayStation Network Astro Tripper To EU PSN This Week PomPom's award winning shooter making its way to the PSN in Europe this week. EU PSN Store Update -- GTI Club+, Brain Challenge Classic arcade racing and brain puzzler now available in Europe. NA PSN Store Update: Get Your Himmelssturmer On Soldner-X: Himmelssturmer now available in America. You can also grab Age Of Booty DLC, and a demo of Flock! for those with Qore subscriptions. Trine Announces For PSN -- Puzzle-Platforming In Style Beautiful 2D platforming coming to the PSN. WiiWare GamerBytes Interviews - RealNetworks Talk Tiki Towers And Their Journey Into WiiWare We chat to RealNetworks about their upcoming WiiWare tower-building game. EU WiiWare Update - Rotohex, Bang, Strong Bad 4 and Pit Crew Panic A substantial release selection for WiiWare in Europe this week, with a bit for everyone. NA WiiWare Update - Bruises and Scratches North America gets Bruiser and Scratch and Hockey Allstar Shootout this week.

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