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Extra! Extra! Read All About it! "Paperboy" Delivers on Xbox Live Arcade

Just in time for Valentine's Day, this special delivery won't break the bank, but just might break some windows! The much-loved arcade classic from the 1980's, “Paperboy” (Digital Eclipse/Midway) will be available for download on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 beginning Wednesday 14th February 09.00 GMT / 10.00 CET

Players control a paperboy on his speedy bicycle delivering newspapers along a busy suburban street. The goal is to deliver a week of daily newspapers to subscribers' homes without damaging their property, all the while avoiding hazards such as grumpy neighbours, annoying dogs and moving vehicles. Miss a delivery too many times and players may lose a subscriber for good.

The coin-op favourite returns but this time it's enhanced with original content specifically designed for Xbox Live Arcade. A new multiplayer* mode will allow gamers to deliver the paper co-operatively together on the same console, or over Xbox Live. The game also features new artwork that compliments and enhances the original style, and the audio has been modernised for today's high performance sound systems.

Game Features

- Seven stages (one for each day of the week) and 3 levels of difficulty - "Easy Street," "Middle Road" or "Hard Way"
- New Xbox Live multiplayer: The standard multiplayer mode involves two player co-op play which can take place on the same console or over Xbox Live
- High scores are tracked on the Xbox Live Leaderboard
- Earn up to 12 Achievements and 200 Gamerscore points


Where Can I Get It?

You can download “Paperboy” beginning Wednesday 14th February at 9.00am GMT / 10.00 CET on Xbox Live Arcade.

"Paperboy" will be available worldwide for 400 Microsoft Points.

Rated E for Everyone; Mild Animated Violence.

More information is available at http://www.xbox.com/games/livearcade




Source: Microsoft press release

(Paperboy, Xbox 360)

RedSoakedSponge  +   3091d ago
:(
damnit! i wanted Worms HD :( *sobs*
videogamenews  +   3091d ago
Nice, I'm gonna get this :D
ryanjtravis  +   3091d ago
Awesome... I am such a big fan of this game! When that came out is was one of my absolute favorites. I think I just loved throwing papers through the peoples' windows :)
THAMMER1  +   3091d ago
yeah baby
I am so sold. I used to play this so much on my NES that I would get blisters on both thumbs.
mellowspaz  +   3091d ago
great game for 5 bucks
Dick Jones  +   3091d ago
Yawn,
wake me up when Microsoft feels we're privileged enough to release Castlevania or Worms.
calderra  +   3091d ago
Oh noes! Microsoft only released one of the most popular and beloved games in human history- whatever will we do?

C'mon. This is a great game. And yeah, I'm looking forward to Worms and Castlevania as well.
Boink  +   3091d ago
sigh
wanted worms...although paper boy isn't bad.
MoonDust  +   3091d ago
I love paperboy! I can't wait!
I use to play this game way back in the day.
MoonDust  +   3091d ago
I love paperboy! I can't wait!
I use to play this game way back in the day.
jerseynets04  +   3091d ago
huh?
what in the hell does paperboy have to do with valentines day?
Boink  +   3091d ago
maybe
he's not delivering papers, but valentines instead?

hey, that would be a good mod for the game, although they's prob charge 150 points for it.
djtek184  +   3091d ago
i love this game
im playing it on my pc with my mame emulator!

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