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Microsoft Discounts XBLA Assault Heroes, Doom, Announces Spring Lineup

For its latest regular Xbox Live Arcade update, Microsoft has announced two games to be added to its discount 'Arcade Hits' line with Assault Heroes and Doom, and given a rundown of the games soon to hit the service in the coming weeks.

David Jenkins

March 17, 2008

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For its latest regular Xbox Live Arcade update, Microsoft has announced two games to be added to its discount 'Arcade Hits' line with Assault Heroes and Doom, and given a rundown of the games soon to hit the service in the coming weeks. Sierra's Assault Heroes is a top-down single or two-player cooperative shooter from Wanako Games, the Chile-based developer it acquired in February of 2007. Originally released in 2006, id's Doom port topped Xbox Live most-played charts. Both games will be available for a reduced 400 Points ($5). New games expected to soon be added to the service include Zen Studios' mini-game collection based on the classic Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoon, and AI Factory/Rubicon Development's board game conversion Shotest Shogi. Microsoft has also confirmed that TiQal, the casual color-match title from former MumboJumbo vets' Slapdash Games, party and trivia title Wits & Wagers from Hidden Path, and Capcom's Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 would be released in the near future, as well.

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David Jenkins ([email protected]) is a freelance writer and journalist working in the UK. As well as being a regular news contributor to Gamasutra.com, he also writes for newsstand magazines Cube, Games TM and Edge, in addition to working for companies including BBC Worldwide, Disney, Amazon and Telewest.

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