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Best Of GamerBytes: Who Watches The Watchmen?

Every week, Gamasutra sister console digital download site GamerBytes passes along the top XBLA, PSN, and WiiWare news of the week -- this time covering Deadline's episodic Watchmen game, Jeff Minter's _Gridrunner

Ryan Langley, Blogger

November 13, 2008

2 Min Read

[Every week, Gamasutra sister console digital download site GamerBytes' editor Ryan Langley will be summing up 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.] No new Xbox Live Arcade releases this week, no PlayStation Network releases last week, and a variety of quality for WiiWare worldwide makes for an odd selection of titles. I can't blame them, though - with Gears of War 2, Mirrors Edge, Fallout 3, Call of Duty: World At War, Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts and more games that have come out in this past week, who really would release a new game now? Xbox Live Arcade This Week On XBLA - New Arcade Hits, SFIIHD Pinball Table for Pinball FX And Banjo Kazooie Download Codes Feeding Frenzy, Worms HD and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 are now available for 400 Microsoft Points. You can pick up a Street Fighter Pinball Table for Pinball FX for 200 Points, and if you preordered Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, you can now play Banjo Kazooie XBLA. What Went Wrong With Talisman? The sad tale of an XBLA board game that just couldn't make it to release. Here, Capcom discusses just what went wrong in the games' production. Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection Revealed -- Over 40 Games On One Disc It looks like Sega will no longer release XBLA console classics. That shouldn't matter, though -- they're plugging in over 40 classic Genesis, Master System, and Arcade titles for only $29.99 as non-DLC. Gridrunner+++ Having Difficulty Making It To XBLA Jeff Minter's Gridrunner+++ for XBLA is "done" -- but seems like it's stuck in limbo for now. PlayStation Network Cuboid And Magic Ball Announced For PSN Two new PlayStation Network titles have been announced -- Magic Ball, a crazy Arkanoid-type game, and Cuboid, the game that could destroy your mind. Watchmen: The End Is Nigh Cover Story On EGM EGM Magazine has given its front page story to Watchmen: The End Is Nigh, a downloadable episodic title for XBLA and PSN. WiiWare NA WiiWare Update: Yummy Yummy Brains This week's American WiiWare brings Brain Challenge and Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam into the fray. EU WiiWare Update: Alien Crush Returns, Space Invaders; Get Even, and Brain Challenge Alien pinball, retro invasions, and racking your brain are just some of the things you can do in Europe this week. Hudson Announce Cue Sports, Pit Crew Panic And Snowboard Riot For WiiWare Hudson's next selection of WiiWare games aren't based on old classics, but they're making some very interesting titles. World Of Goo Now Bound For WiiWare In Europe Originally only getting a retail Wii release, World Of Goo is now hitting WiiWare in Europe.

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