XBLA Wednesday: May 4th, 2011

By Aeris Gainzbrah, 7 years ago
This week, coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade:

Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury - 800 MSP
Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury is an innovative and insanely addicting, omni-directional arcade shooter combined with puzzle elements that feature a screen-filling, sensory overload of thousands of missiles and more than 100 levels! Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury allows players to unleash their creativity with the Level Editor Tool, which allows them to design their own levels and share them with friends online via Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft! Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury is based on the cult-classic games Bangai-O and Bangai-O Sprits developed by TREASURE, the renowned Japanese videogame developer. This game provides players with strategic and tactical elements, is a must-have for shooter and puzzle game lovers, and fans will have a blast blowing up bosses and lighting up the screen for the first time in high-definition!

·Get ready for an omni-directional, explosive sensory overload onscreen as you fight off thousands of missiles, conquer challenging obstacles, and collect quirky powerups to create Combo Attacks that annihilate your enemies.
·Design your own original levels with the Level Editor Tool to play and share, either from scratch or by editing any of the existing levels of the game!
·Developed by award winning, renowned Japanese videogame developer TREASURE.
·Direct target hits can be strung together to create destructive combos and as combos increase, so does the player’s devastating multi-directional counter attack.
·Play co-operatively with a friend through the volatile, insane gameplay and face the onslaught of enemies together.
·More than 100 levels; 47 available in Fury Mode and the rest are unlockable!
Moon Diver - 1200 MSP
At the dawn of the 22nd century, an evil power brought inanimate objects to life, and they turned on humanity. Bridges, automobiles, cities – the whole of humanity’s creations were all compelled to turn on their makers. Mankind’s fears of apocalypse became reality!

Hidden amongst humanity’s survivors, an elite unit of specially trained ninja known as Moondivers has been lying in wait for orders to reclaim the planet.

Today, those orders arrived. Today, the battle to retake Earth begins.

·The Diver System allows players to jump in or out at any time, for a maximum of up to four players total. Guest players are awarded experience points for helping out.
·Combos increase in power and intensity based on the number of players. Collect new combo moves by picking them up on the map or fulfilling certain requirements.
·Adjust the difficulty level at any time with the Chaos Accelerator. Higher levels are rewarded with enhanced visuals and greater experience points. Players set the challenge rating as they see fit.
·12 stages to explore and master.
·Local and online co-op for up to four players.
·Character designs by Roberto Ferrari (former Tatsunoko)