Deal of the Week: January 31st, 2011

By zigs00, 5 years ago
One of the games in this week's DotW promotion has an irrational fear of the other two! Another themed week for Microsoft's deals, with three XBLA games under the "Get Wet!" banner available for a reduced price over the next seven days. As always, the Deal of the Week is exclusively available for Xbox Live Gold members.

Aqua: Naval Warfare - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Get the full game now and try your guns in the epic campaign of explosive steampunk naval warfare! Follow the story of captain Benjamin Grey and his trusted fellow engineer Polly Edison in their struggle to save the Aqua world from a treacherous conspiracy, pulling the strings behind a massive conflict of two rivaling naval empires... Try out new ship types, weapons and upgrades and perfect your tactical skills with four different squad types. The full game also contains single-console multiplayer cooperative and competitive modes on six different maps.
Download link: http://marketplace.xbox.com/Product/Aqua/66acd000-77fe-1000-...

https://www.trueachievements.com/Hydro-Thunder-xbox-360.htm - 1200 MSP 800 MSP
This all-new sequel to the legendary arcade hit features amazing dynamic water physics, transformable rocket-powered boats, gorgeous visuals and over-the-top interactive environments. Single player games include Race and Championship, and two brand new modes: Ring Master and the explosive Gauntlet. Combine local 4-player split-screen and online multiplayer games with 8 players over Xbox LIVE.
Download link: http://marketplace.xbox.com/Product/Hydro-Thunder/66acd000-7...

Hydrophobia - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Hydrophobia™ is a third person survival adventure set in a floating city, where terrorists take control and heroine Kate has to overcome her haunting childhood memories and fight back using all her skills and expertise as a systems engineer. Hydrophobia offers fast-paced action and breathtaking visuals; engage in mind blowing “flow combat” where emergent gameplay results in a never-the-same-experience. Unleash floating oil fires, electricity and the power of the water itself to wipe out your enemy as you discover the terrifying truth of the Malthusian agenda; Save the World, Kill Yourself.
Download link: http://marketplace.xbox.com/Product/Hydrophobia/66acd000-77f...

Just in case you missed it, Hydrophobia developer Dark Energy Digital are running a huge $4500 sweepstakes during this week's DotW, which you can read more details about here.