XBLA Wednesday: January 2nd, 2013

By Chewie, 5 years ago
These days, many of us will be inclined to celebrate the 'new', what with the New Year upon us and the new diets, new goals, new resolutions and new games that come with it. However, many of us still like to fondly remember and celebrate the 'old'. With that in mind, take a look at the old-school, top-down, 8-bit action in this week's XBLA release, the first of 2013.

Retro City Rampage
Developer: Vblank Entertainment
Publisher: D3Publisher of America
Price: 800 MSP

YOU are THE PLAYER. Out of prison and on an mission, your open-world crime spree is ambushed by ”EVIL” GOOD GUYS. They will stop at nothing to protect the citizens of Theftropolis City from your RAMPAGE OF DOOM. Are YOU bad enough to defeat the ”EVIL” GOOD GUYS? RETRO CITY RAMPAGE invites you to steal over 40 vehicles and outrun the law while mowing down your fellow citizens! Jump on pedestrians for coins, or use them for target practice with over 25 weapons and power-ups! WHOA! This 8-bit nostalgic throwback comes loaded with over 80 story missions and arcade challenges! Challenge friends and share replays to educate them in the finer points of SUPER CRIME. Lock and load your lightgun. You've just entered RETRO CITY RAMPAGE
Written by Chewie
Chewie is a Wookiee from Kashyyyk. Since helping the Rebel Alliance defeat the Emperor, he has taken up Achievement-Hunting and Newshoundery on TA. Also, ice-skating.