The doldrums of April continue this week. The only new videogame releases worth mentioning are three downloadable arcade titles, one on PSN and two on XBLA. Personally, I haven’t found many XBLA games that I play on a regular basis. I typically just end up feeling like I spent $10 on a $0.99 iPhone app. Regardless, here’s what y’all have to look forward to this week.
This is a stylistic (in other words: pretty cartoony) 2D fighting game. It appears to be coming for XBLA and mobile devices as well, but that’s hard to say at the moment. Did someone just write a “Why don’t video games have set release dates like Blu-rays?” article? No? Let’s get on that, please.
Here’s a curious-looking platformer where you can move the camera view around the platforms. I played ‘Little Big Planet’ a touch, but haven’t really been a platformer since the original ‘Mario Bros.’
No, not THOSE kind of splatters. This is a physics-based game where you explode…, errr… splatter things. See? It’s basically a smartphone game.