Microsoft has announced that this Wednesday's regularly-scheduled Xbox Live Arcade update will see PomPom Games' Mutant Storm Empire
, a 16-level sci-fi shooter with offline co-op and multiplayer Live support for two players.
Microsoft also confirmed several XBLA titles expected "in the coming weeks," including Metanet Software's N+
, which won the Audience Choice Award
in the 2005 Independent Games Festival, originally announced
for XBLA early this year.
Also on the slate are two previously-announced
THQ games, free-fall alien destruction title Screwjumper
and the cartoon-themed SpongeBob SquarePants: Underpants Slam
, both expected for November release.
Other titles soon to hit XBLA include Activision's Shrek-n-Roll
puzzler, Sierra Online's Switchball
, Chair Entertainment's action shooter Undertow
, and InterServ's Word Puzzle
, a word-search game based on the pen-and-paper original.