[We round up the top console digital download news of the last week from Gamasutra sister site GamerBytes, including brand-new game announcements and scoops from the world of Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, WiiWare, PSP Minis and DSiWare.]
The Penny Arcade Expo is just about finished, and there were a lot of new announcements - did you catch them all? If not, this post is just for you, with a new Twisted Pixel game, Dream-Build-Play winners, the return of Bonk
, and plenty of games to look forward to in the next year.
Here are the top announcements and major store updates across these digital download sources over the last seven days - check out our GamerBytes Twitter
account for the latest updates every day:
- Defense Grid, Yo Ho Kablammo
NA PSN Store Update
- NBA Draft Combine, Battle Tanks, Capcom Super Packs, PAIN DLC
EU PSN Store Update
- Buzz Jr. , PAIN & Bowling DLC
NA Nintendo Update
- Monkey Island Part 2, Rattle Battle, Phantasy Star, Puzzle League Express
EU Nintendo Update
- Contra Rebirth, Dictionary
Interview: Hudson On Military Madness: Nectaris
"We speak with Peter Dassenko, producer on the project on how this project came to be, and how a cross-platform title like this is developed, including team sizes and development time."
Microsoft (Xbox Live Arcade, XBL Indie Games)
Twisted Pixel Reveal Comic Jumper
"At their Penny Arcade Expo booth, Twisted Pixel have revealed their next title - Comic Jumper: The Adventures Of Captain Smiley
NinjaBee's Ancients Of Ooga Announced
"NinjaBee's 'spiritual successor' to Cloning Clyde
Spelunky Coming To XBLA
"The developers behind Indie darling Spelunky
have revealed with their new website that the game will be coming to the Xbox Live Arcade."
Xbox Live Indie Games Watch: Halfbrick Rocket Racing, Avatar Golf
"The third game in the Halfbrick Fridays program - Rocket Racing
- is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace, and a new XBL Indie Games golf game allows you to play as your avatars!"
PAX '09 - Shank Footage
"Klei's 2D action game brings (rather gory!) cartoons to life."
PAX '09 - Dream-Build-Play 2009 Competition Winners
"Microsoft have revealed the winners of this year's Dream-Build-Play competition, in which Dust: An Elysian Tail
came in first place."
Sony (PlayStation Network, PSP Minis)
Bonk: Brink of Extinction Coming To All Consoles
"Through some snooping around, Bonk: Brink of Extinction
for Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and WiiWare was revealed."
Bomberman Live: Battlefest Coming To All Consoles
"The sequel to Bomberman Live
is coming - now with team matches."
Tozai Brings Irem's Spelunker To The West
"Back in March, Spelunker HD
was released onto the Japanese PlayStation Store. 6 months later Tozai have revealed that they will be bringing the game over to the west."
Nintendo (WiiWare, DSiWare)
BIT.TRIP VOID Sucks You In
"Gaijin Games have revealed their 3rd title in the BIT.TRIP
series - VOID
, a game where YOU are the black hole."
Lost Winds: WotM Screenshots, Trailer Released
"The Lost Wind
sequel brings winter into the mix."