[Every week, Gamasutra sister weblog 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.]
Last week the Tokyo Game Show was in full swing, and Microsoft announced a ton of great titles that everyone should be looking forward to.
This week we've got a great selection of downloadable titles too - Age of Booty
is coming for PSN and Xbox Live Arcade, PSN gets SOCOM Confrontation
too, and WiiWare just got World of Goo
- supposedly one of the best WiiWare titles to date.
Age Of Booty and Crazy Mouse Now On Xbox Live Arcade
Age Of Booty
is getting its release this week on the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network - a hexagonal real-time strategy game featuring pirates and rum. The most fascinating thing about this game is that the demos for both platforms will feature free online play
for the first two days!
TGS 2008 - Microsoft Keynote Notes - Space Invaders Extreme, Arkanoid and More Announced
A number of fantastic titles were announced for Xbox Live Arcade at the Tokyo Game Show - Space Invaders Extreme
, Arkanoid Live
, R-Type Dimensions
, Metal Slug 7
and King of Fighters '98
were all revealed officially.
Microsoft No Longer Delisting Titles, NXE allows you to remove "0" Point Titles
With the upcoming release of the New Xbox 'Experience', it appears Microsoft have changed their mind about removing low selling Xbox Live Arcade titles... for now.
NA PSN Store Update - Puzzle Quest, Linger In Shadows and Battle Cars Now Available
There's a big PSN update this week. You can now play Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords
(with the XBLA expansion free), Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket Powered Battle Cars
, and Linger in Shadows
There's also brand new expanded content for Mega Man 9
, and new packages for those who haven't picked up Super Stardust HD
. Don't forget - this week you can also download SOCOM Confrontation
Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 Coming To XBLA and PSN?
New leaked ESRB ratings and Partnernet screenshots appear to show that Marvel Vs. Capcom 2
might be making its way to the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.
Prince Of Persia Classic Confirmed For PSN
It's been in the air for some time, but now it appears that Ubisoft's Prince of Persia Classic
remake on XBLA will be making its way to the PSN sometime soon.
NA WiiWare Update - World Of Goo, Art Style: Cubello
World Of Goo
, supposedly the best WiiWare title to date, is now available for download in North America. Also available is Cubello
, the latest in the Artstyle line of games.
EU WiiWare Update - Midnight Bowling, Potpourrii
Europe played catch up last week with the addition of some older WiiWare titles making their way over.
High Voltage Software Announce High Voltage Hot Rod Show
High Voltage Software announces a brand new racing game for WiiWare. It's Micro Machines
meets Super Off Road
, with 4 player split screen multiplayer.