XBLA Wednesday: April 21st, 2010

By Aeris Gainzbrah, 8 years ago
Two new ones on Xbox LIVE Arcade this week! These are:

Puzzle Chronicles - 800 MSP
Enter the dark and savage lands of the Ashurin Empire as you battle to avenge the atrocities the Empire brought upon your tribesmen. On your challenging quest you will fight fierce beasts and battle hardened warriors with a new puzzle combat mechanics that will test your skills. This new puzzle combat system is based on real time action so players will have to think fast and posses sound strategies to best their opponents.
After Burner Climax - 800 MSP
The classic arcade game After Burner returns for a new generation of gamers. After Burner Climax™ is fast and frantic action, putting you in the cockpit of the world’s fastest fighter plane. Dodge planes, rockets, and bullets while trying to target multiple on-screen enemy aircraft. Built for all skill levels, everyone can take to the air and blaze through a branching storyline and over 20 stages. Unlock achievements along the way to win an exclusive Avatar award using your experience and expertise.

Choose your aircraft: Select your aircraft from the F-14D Super Tomcat by Northrop Grumman to the F-15E Strike Eagle and F/A-18E Super Hornet by Boeing. Personalize your plane with a selection of four different paint jobs including standard paint, camouflage, special paint, and low visibility.
Over 20 stages: Play through each stage at blazing speed with your personalized fighter aircraft.
Branching storyline: Keep your head under pressure with limited time to make adrenaline-fuelled decisions, and experience different paths through the game based on personal choice and the success or failure of special missions.
Four game modes: Build up your skill in Training Mode and then take flight in Arcade mode. Play through Score Attack to see how you rank on the Online Leaderboards.
EX OPTION Mode: Enjoy exhilarating flight in overwhelmingly superior conditions and take down multiple enemies at a time.
Climax Mode: When your Climax Gauge is full, time slows down and your lock-on cursor expands. This is your chance to lock on to enemies en masse and take them all down at once!
Weapons: Blast away close range enemies with the gun with access to unlimited ammo. Shoot missiles that lock on to enemy aircraft.
Awards: Your skills will be tested to unlock exclusive Avatar Awards available for the expert player.
Both of these will be up for download on Wednesday!