XBLA Wednesday: April 10th, 2013

By Mark Delaney, 5 years ago
When Xbox LIVE Avatars were first introduced in 2008, gamers collectively exclaimed "Cool!" which was then quickly followed by "...Now what?" Over the years, we've been given more things to do with them other than play dress-up, mostly involving their use in various games. The newest Avatar-enabled game hits the digital shelves this week in the form of globetrotting, messy dirtbike racing.

Motocross Madness
Developer: Bongfish
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Price: TBA
Motocross Madness is back! Take your bike freeriding across massive environments, from the deserts of Egypt to the snows of Iceland. Drift, trick and turbo boost your way across 9 expansive offroad tracks in single player events, ghost challenges and 8-player multiplayer races. Combine stats with your friends in Bike Club to unlock rewards then compete across all events to reach the top of your club.
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.