[We round up the top console digital download news of the last week from GamerBytes, including brand-new game announcements and scoops from the world of Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, WiiWare, PSP Minis, and DSiWare.]
This was a big week for console and handheld digital download as a whole -- if not big in the way of news, big as far as releases go. A huge number of games came out for Xbox Live Arcade, the PSP Minis store finally opened with several high profile releases, and a giant selection of PSP classics has made its way onto the PlayStation Network.
Here's the top stories in the digital download space over the last seven days:
- Military Madness, Bust-A-Move Live!, Football Genius, And Bubble Bobble Neo! DLC
NA PSN Store Update
- Digger HD, UNO, PSOne Classics
NA PSP Minis Update
- Tetris, Fieldrunners, Alien Havoc, Thexder Neo and more
EU PSN Store Update
- Ninja Turtles Re-Shelled, Cheap Blast Factor, Rub 'a' Dub
EU PSP Minis Store Update
- FieldRunners, Vempires, Kahoots, Thexder and more
NA Nintendo Update
- DRiiFT Mania, Arkanoid Plus, Altered Beast, Dragon Quest Wars and Art Academy 2
EU Nintendo Update
- Aha! I Got It!, Art Style Intersect, Super Empire Strikes Back
EarthWorm Jim HD Developed From The Ground Up, Includes Special Edition Features
"To learn more about the remake of EarthWorm Jim
, we asked a couple of questions of a Gameloft representative."
Xbox Live Arcade
A Look At Axel & Pixel
"Axel & Pixel
was revealed just a few weeks ago, and while the official website gave us a little bit of insight into the gameplay, it wasn't that clear. Now with the new trailer, we're now seeing what sort of puzzles you'll be up against."
XBLA Deals Of The Week For October - Buku Sudoku, Jewel Quest, Golf: Tee It Up
"Microsoft appear to have gotten the message: people want Xbox Live Arcade games in their Deals of The Week. After a month with four games at cut prices, October plans to continue the trend with games more."
Atlus Brings Zeno Clash To Xbox Live Arcade
"Atlus have revealed today that they will be bringing the critically acclaimed first person combat game Zeno Clash
to the Xbox Live Arcade in 2010, and will include numerous additions that were not in the original PC release."
XBL Indie Watch - Arkedo Series 01 - JUMP
"Arkedo Studio, a small french developer, have made a name for themselves on the Nintendo DS. Now they've decided to give the digital distribution thing a go, starting with JUMP
for Xbox Live Indie Games."
Say Hello To Joe Danger
"Hello Games, a tiny studio in the UK, have revealed that its first title, Joe Danger
, will be coming to digital platforms."
Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond Announced For XBLA, PSN
"Eat Lead: The Return Of Matt Hazard
was released earlier this year to a somewhat mixed reception, but D3 will continue on the name with a new title, a side-scrolling shooter set for Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network."