Edit: We also have a re-issued game that rounds out the list at three new releases for this week. The details can be found at the end of the article.
Everyone seems to be looking for a battle this week on XBLA. Some individuals are battling in the name of a higher power in the action-RPG title, Ascend: Hand of Kul. Elsewhere, the girls are not exactly being nice to each other. They appear content to scratch one another's eyes out any which way they can in Girl Fight.
Ascend: Hand of Kul
Developer: Signal Studios
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Wage war for your God as a brutal Caos warrior on a unique journey to Ascension. Destroy the spawn of the Titan, invade other players’ worlds, and tip the balance in the Crusade between the alliances. Ascend: Hand of Kul is a free-to-play third-person action RPG featuring innovative seamless single and multiplayer gameplay and multi-platform support.Girl Fight
Developer: Kung Fu Factory
Publisher: Majesco Entertainment
Price: US$9.99 / £6.99 / €9.49 / AU$9.95
Follow the journey of eight fierce females with psychic powers who battle each other within a secret government research facility! Fight using both hand-to-hand combat and supernatural psychic attacks in a wide variety of doomsday scenarios! Perform awesome moves in battle to earn virtual currency to unlock extra content, such as new psychic abilities, alternate costumes, in-depth backstory, and sexy illustrations of the girls! Psychic warfare starts here!PAC-Man Championship Edition DX+
Developer: Namco Generations
Publisher: NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.
Price: US$9.99 / £6.99 / €9.49 / AU$9.95 / ¥1000
The sequel to the original PAC-MAN and award-winning power pellet chomping game, PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX returns with even more content! Chomp through bright neon mazes at blistering speeds to unlock brand new achievements and medals for an increased challenge! With a refined user-interface, it's easier than ever to compare high scores with your friends! Get ready for more ghost chain gobbling and frantic action in PAC-MAN CE-DX+! If you already have PAC-MAN CE-DX, the game will be updated automatically through Xbox Live.