February 16 – March 16Where:
Your living roomWhat:
Xbox LIVE is proud to present the biggest bash of the season: The second
annual Xbox LIVE Arcade House Party! Starting February 16, a new hit
downloadable game will launch on Xbox LIVE Arcade every Wednesday. See
below for full release details for this season’s line-up, and don’t forget dress your Avatar in apparel and props
tailored to each game – all
available on February 16 to celebrate launch!
Xbox LIVE Arcade is home to
some of the most innovative and fun downloadable games at a great value on Xbox
360. Whether you’re sitting on the same couch, or on the other side of
the globe… invite your friends because this is a party you don’t want to miss!
Corps: Uprising” (KONAMI)February
16 | 1200 Microsoft PointsThrilling retro run-and-gun action
is back with a vengeance in “Hard Corps: Uprising" on Xbox LIVE, a new 2D
side scroller developed by ARC System Works that pays homage to the classic
Konami action series. Play as the soldier Bahamut as he begins to write his
legend in this prequel to “Contra: Hard Corps.”
Live” (PopCap Games)February
23 | 800 Microsoft PointsTake on friends in the brilliant
gem-matching action of Bejeweled® Blitz Live! Choose your favorite playing
style – Classic or Twist – and rocket up the leaderboards! Battle your way to
the top in the all-new 16-player Party mode over Xbox LIVE.
Good & Evil”(Ubisoft)March
2 | 800 Microsoft PointsNow you can experience the thrill of
the fan-favorite “Beyond Good & Evil HD®” on Xbox LIVE in full HD. Enter
the futuristic world of year 2435, a world full of deception, where nothing is
as it seems and exposing the truth is the only hope of restoring freedom. Play
as action-reporter Jade and capture the truth using stealth, force, and wits
against a government that deceived you in this action-adventure game with
elements of puzzle-solving and stealth-based games.
“Torchlight” (Runic/Microsoft Game Studios)March
9 | 1200 Microsoft PointsA highly-regarded PC game with over
800,000 units sold to date, “Torchlight” is now coming to Xbox LIVE! Combat is
more exciting with revamped controls and mechanics, new armor and quests!
There's even an exclusive new pet for your character. Send a select goodie or
two to your friends on Xbox LIVE to share the fun for the first time.
“Full House Poker”(Microsoft Game
Studios — Xbox/Krome Studios — Windows Phone 7)March
16 | 800 Microsoft PointsBet your way to fame by playing “Texas Hold
’Em” anytime, anywhere in “Full House Poker.” Compete against your Xbox LIVE
friends on Xbox 360 and build your bank roll on the go with a companion game on
Windows Phone 7. Play a quick two-player game for some lightning action, join a
big 30-player tournament, or play a round of Texas Heat, our live poker game
show where you play with thousands of players worldwide and have 30 minutes to
bluff, bet, and raise your way to the final table!
This is the current release schedule for House Party
titles. As with everything game release related, dates and prices are subject
more information:Yelena Podkolzina, 206-505-6552, firstname.lastname@example.orgJessie DiMariano, 206-268-2211, email@example.com