XBLA Wednesday: September 2nd, 2009

By Aeris Gainzbrah, 9 years ago
This week, the following titles will be available to download on Xbox LIVE Arcade.

Defense Grid - 800 MSP
Defense Grid: The Awakening is the definitive Tower Defense Strategy game that’s easy to pick up, engrossing to play, and hard to set down. Strategically place your towers on the map to prevent alien enemies from stealing your power cores. Play just for fifteen minutes or several hours!
This award winning game includes 8-10 hours of story play with 20 unique maps in the Awakening campaign, a wide variety of tower and enemy types, an interactive soundtrack, plus over 60 unlockable challenge modes adding dozens of hours of additional fun. Protect the Cores!
Beautiful environments, spectacular effects, and a dynamic, engaging soundtrack bring the world to life. The controls are intuitive and the gameplay is deep - the special attacks and properties of each tower work together to provide many ways to succeed.

Yo Ho Kablammo - 800 MSP
Immerse yourself in the fully 3-D pirate world of Yo-Ho Kablammo. Master your vessel and take to the seas in this frantic action-packed game. Blast your foes with cannon fire, collect numerous power-ups to give you the upper hand, and collect the spoils of your victory. Set your sails and navigate a variety of ships all with unique playing styles.
Play the single player challenges or battle your friends in multiplayer madness online and offline, to show who the true pirate is. Only one can survive in these ruthless times, will it be you? Your ship awaits, captain!
Multiple game modes: With local multiplayer, Xbox LIVE multiplayer, plus 15 single-player challenges, players can earn bronze, silver, or gold on challenges. These are also linked to leaderboards so players can compete to be the best at challenges.
Custom rule set creation: Players will be able to create their own game types. This means endless amounts of game types, keeping the game fresh and also giving players the chance to make the next hottest game type.