XBLA Wednesday: March 27th, 2013

By Mark Delaney, 5 years ago
Landscaping games are the new zombie games. The power of Minecraft is known to anyone who plays games, even if they aren't a fan themselves. This week's arcade release is somewhat like Minecraft in that it was first a PC release and it allows you to alter your game world, but it exists in a 2D plane, meaning we'll never know if the grass is greener on the other side.

Terraria (Xbox 360)
Developer: Engine Software
Publisher: 505 Games
Price: 1200 MSP

Terraria – Xbox 360 Edition. Welcome to the world of Terraria! DIG, FIGHT, EXPLORE, BUILD! Nothing is impossible in the special edition version of this action-packed sandbox adventure! Over a dozen environments and hundreds of items to craft and enemies to defeat! The world is your canvas – make it your own.
Mark Delaney
Written by Mark Delaney
Mark is a Boston native now living in Portland, Oregon. He's the Editorial Manager on TA, loves story-first games, and is one of three voices on the TA Playlist podcast. Outside of games he likes biking, sci-fi, the NFL, and spending time with his fiancée and son. He almost never writes in the third person.