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  • Scribble Defense soon at Xbox Live

    Scribbles live a dark and lonely life, with the ever present danger of the void lurking in every pathway. However they are protected by the powerful Scribble Meister using powerful towers to dispatch those who present danger to the Scribbles. Protect your Scribbles by laying down towers that destroy, debuff, and manipulate your enemies. The Scribble Meister is even powerful enough to influence the predestined path the enemies are taking.

    Scribble Defense will soon be released on Xbox Live Indie Games.

    Features:

    • The player can re-position enemy waypoints to their advantage
    • Dynamic waypoints make the game challenging by constantly shifting their position thus changing the path of the enemies
    • Puzzle elements have been infused with the map design, making players think beyond just placing towers by making the playing field more dynamic with pre-placed towers, and interesting tower powers
    • Players are encouraged to move around the battlefield to collect money and power up their towers with their presence
  • Team Chess released by Indie Game

    Team Chess is a spin on the traditional chess game. It's played in Teams (2v2), either locally or on XBOX Live. Captured pieces can be used by ones partner, a popular variation known as "Bughouse" among chess fans.

    Game features LIVE Automatch to seek opponents, a leveling system, and piece SFX. If this sounds like something you would get into, check it out on Live.

    Story: "Many years ago, thousands of chess armies scattered the barren lands. Constant battle ensued. Armies learned to fight in teams to survive. After much bloodshed & troop shortage, leaders offered meaty bores & ale to entice captured units to join. It worked! Captives were trained by allies & sprung back into battle, forever changing the landscape of the chess wars..."

  • Avatar Racedrome for 80 Microsoft Points at Xbox Live

    The first indie racing game to put avatars behind the wheel now available on Xbox Live Marketplace, and users can download and buy it for 80 Microsoft Points.

    From Rendercode Games, Avatar Racedrome features 16 reversible racetracks, adaptive AI competitors, championships, online multiplayer modes, optional autobrakes for an easy learning curve, and the ability to rewind in the race.

    Watch it gameplay video:

  • StreetDance 3D Facebook game announced

    nDreams and Vertigo Films today announce the StreetDance 3D game for Facebook users. StreetDance 3D is an action-packed dance game inspired by the highly anticipated new 3D movie in cinemas from May 21st. The game features motion-captured dance moves (recorded at Pinewood Studios) and music from the film. The game can be played at: apps.facebook.com/streetdance and features some incredible prizes including the chance to be an‘extra’ during the filming of the second StreetDance film.

    Patrick O’Luanaigh, CEO and founder of nDreams said,“We’re delighted to have worked with Vertigo on this project. The StreetDance game makes full use of the Unity3D engine to create a unique Facebook game packed full of great music and stunning dance moves.”

    James Richardson, co-founder of Vertigo and producer of StreetDance 3D, said,“This is a groundbreaking partnership which has allowed us to explore the gaming world, expand the StreetDance brand and, at the same time, offer fans of the film an exciting new game.”

  • X2 Football 2010 available for iPhone and iPod Touch

    X2 Football 2010 the football game for iPhone and iPod Touch is now available for download and purchase at Apple App store.

    X2 Games has announced that X2 Football 2010, the second title in the X2 Football franchise, will launch on the App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch today! Following on from 2009’s highly-acclaimed debut, X2 Football 2010 ups the ante for football gaming on its platform with a host of new features and optimisations to further cement the X2 Football franchise as the definitive game of handheld football for Apple devices.

    X2 Football 2010 launches with an all-new Dream Team mode, where players start with a low-ability team and through progressive multiplayer and‘quick match’ games, earn tokens to spend on team improvements, including scouting for professional players, to build the ultimate world-beating squad. Adding to features found in the previous release, the new version sees the return of X2 Football’s genre defining floating analogue controls, the inclusion of over 150 club teams, ten national leagues and extended commentary and online multiplayer all combining to create the ultimate iPod touch and iPhone football experience for the summer and beyond.

    Key Features:

    • Play More: With over 150 club teams, 30 competitions and the all new“Dream Team” mode.
    • Play Anywhere: Connect with friend or foe over Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or online!
    • Play Faster: With refined controls and 3GS optimizations
    • Play Smarter: Against enhanced defensive and attacking player AI.
    • Exclusive soundtrack from Trouble Over Tokyo
    • X2 Football 2010 is available to download now from the App store, priced at£3.99

     

  • Win 30000 Nintendo Points in prizes - 1st Rytmik Contest

    In 1st Rytmik Contest gamers have chance to win the free 30000 Nintendo Points in prizes. you have to Download the Rytmik to your Nintendo DSi and create your own music. And further instruction as follows:

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    • Download Rytmik to your Nintendo DSi
    • Create your own music or cover version of your favorite song
    • Post a video response to our video on Youtube - 1st Rytmik Contest - 30 000 Nintendo Points in total prizes!
    • Get votes for your song (via Like Button on Youtube)
    • Contest Deadline is Sunday June 13th 2010

    PRIZES:

    • 1st Place– 15 000 Nintendo Points
    • 2nd Place– 9 000 Nintendo Points
    • 3rd Place– 6 000 Nintendo Points
  • Radiangames JoyJoy Demo Download available for Xbox 360

    Radiangames is proud to announce its first game, Radiangames JoyJoy, is now available for download through Xbox Live Indie Games on the Xbox 360. JoyJoy was the 1 US-ranked game (6 worldwide) in the 2010 Dream.Build.Play challenge.

    “I'm thrilled to be releasing my first solo game. Working as a team for a dozen years was fantastic, but the joys and fears of independent development are amazing. JoyJoy is just the beginning of a number of small, highly-focused games that I've wanted to make for years. I'm both proud to release JoyJoy and ecstatic to turn around and use the lessons learned on another game so quickly,” said Luke Schneider of Radiangames.

    Radiangames JoyJoy is an intense twin-stick shooter with a beautiful art style, upbeat soundtrack, and immensely satisfying and customizable gameplay. In addition to being available directly through the Games Marketplace on Xbox 360 consoles, the game can be queued for downlaod at the Xbox 360 Marketplace site.