Microsoft Confirms 'Xbox Live Arcade Wednesdays'

Microsoft has confirmed a new program called 'Xbox Live Arcade Wednesdays', which features a regular weekly launch schedule for new Xbox Live Arcade games over the Xbox 360 online service, seemingly addressing multiple recent game delay issues for the much-vaunted service.

Starting today, Xbox Live Arcade users will now go live on Wednesdays at 0800 GMT (Midnight Pacific) to download the first in what will be a series of new releases

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Marriot VP6291d ago

Finally some concrete XBLMP delivery. For the last month the content has been very slow, but will really pick up in the next couple months.

bernie6290d ago (Edited 6290d ago )

Every Wednesday from now on, a new arcade title, brilliant!
Froggers already here, then:
July 12 – Frogger
July 19 – Cloning Clyde
July 26 – Galaga
August 2 – Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting
August 9 – Pac-Man

and so far 29 more after that including Track & Field, Contra, Defender, Ultimate Mortal Kombat and loads more, take a look:-

. :)

Nodoze6290d ago

From the darkness emerges....a release schedule!!

This is great news. Keep up the pace MS!

Yomaster6290d ago

The WHOLE PROGRAM might get delayed for 3 months!


5 Of the Most Unlikeable Video Game Protagonists

There are good video game protagonists, and there are bad video game protagonists.

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GhostScholar19h ago(Edited 19h ago)

I disagree that max is unlikable. Chloe is infinitely more unlikable in my opinion.

gold_drake11h ago

omg chloe was awful. i really hated her at the end haha

Cacabunga6h ago

Abby was absolute trash protagonist in every way..
Tidus was so meh to me..
On villain side, the one i didn’t like wa Micah, because they wanted him to be that way and it was brilliant👍🏽

Rancegamerx8h ago

I agree, I liked Max, Chloe was a horrible friend and a bad influence.

Cacabunga1h ago

Everyone agrees on chloe, I’m sure even ND do.

H95h ago

Both are horrible, granted Chloe is infinitely worse, it feels like Chloe is just fanservice for people who too over the edge and wasn't written to be a character that makes sense

MrChow6666h ago

exactly I was expecting it to be a the top of the list

ravens525h ago

Ye I was expecting her too. Guess they actually played the game. Unlike you and whoever agrees.

Christopher4h ago(Edited 4h ago)

She's actually not bad. It's the writing itself that is bad overall, but she's fine overall. She's no worse than Miles Morales IMHO. Both thrust into a spotlight and receiving both praise and blame and dealing with it.

Forspoken is a bland game because it's 75% bland, boring, repetitive going through the motions and diversions that add nothing of the value with purposefully gated memory moments that don't feel organic or like you're discovering things but waiting for others to reveal things.

ravens522h ago

Exactly Chris. Even though I liked the game. I kno u played it. People who actually played it and went thru her dream saw she was a good likeable person who really just acted out due to being alone and unloved. I think your problem is it was open world, I think if it was more linear you may have liked it better.

savedsynner1h ago

Oh no she's bad. Very unlikable even before you add on the bad dialogue. The game could have been quite good with a good protagonist

Nerdmaster15h ago

Most of these aren't even that bad. Especially comparing to others like Squall "Whatever" Leonhart, Forspoken's Frey, and the guy from Atomic Heart.

-Foxtrot8h ago

Squall is one of the best developed main FF characters so...

People talk about his "whatever" thing thats at the start of the game, not the character he eventually becomes in the end.

BrainSyphoned7h ago

Squall is the best protagonists in FF so you can go whatever yourself.

H95h ago

My good sir, I need to steal that "you can go whatever yourself" because it's gold

BlaqMagiq17h ago

Except Squall has actual character development.

gold_drake5h ago(Edited 5h ago)

the "watever" is only present in the english localisation.
so your argument doesnt rly ... stand imo.

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gold_drake11h ago(Edited 11h ago)

i had to stop reading after the "blatant misogyny" in the Dantes inferno section.

i actually liked Max haha.

the forspoken chick is missing tho