XBLA Wednesday: May 23rd, 2012

By Mark Delaney, 4 years ago
This Wednesday will see a trio of games that will surely each merit some attention. It seems like only yesterday the SEGA Vintage Collections were dated and priced. Also joining the dashboard is a dis-Kinected racing game and its Avatar compatibility. See anything you like?

https://www.trueachievements.com/Joy-Ride-Turbo-xbox-360.htm
Developer: BigPark
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Price: 800 MSP

From the Kinect Joy Ride creators comes Joy Ride Turbo, a controller-based arcade racer delivering precision handling and crazy stunts with more thrills, speed, & mayhem! In the new Stunt Park, you’re free to show off! There’s no limit to the whacky tour de force you achieve with friends. It’s a vibrant playground for your car - jump off cliffs, shoot from a cannon, & more. Plus, explore and find collectibles that unlock cars – giving you an edge for faster races and death-defying tricks. Race new tracks, old favorites and 3 modes of play: Battle Race, Pro Race & Time Trial. Challenge family & friends to local 4-player split-screen or race up to 8 on Xbox LIVE. With Joy Ride Turbo, everyone’s in the driver’s seat in this madcap kart racer.
Xbox.com

SEGA Vintage Collection: Monster World
Developer: SEGA
Publisher: SEGA
Price: 800 MSP

Bring peace back to Monster World in these three classic action RPG titles: Wonder Boy in Monster Land, Wonder Boy in Monster World, and for the first time outside of Japan, Monster World IV! Now available for download on Xbox LIVE, the Monster World saga features all new achievements, challenging new trial modes, Xbox LIVE Leaderboards, and recordable and downloadable game sessions!
Xbox.com

https://www.trueachievements.com/Alex-Kidd--Co-Collecti....htm
Developer: SEGA
Publisher: SEGA
Price: 800 MSP

Experience a blast from past with this collection of classic Sega titles! Save kingdoms, shatter time trials, and destroy evil in Alex Kidd in Miracle World, Super Hang-on, and The Revenge of Shinobi! Now available on Xbox LIVE, Alex Kidd & Company have been updated with all new achievements, challenging new trial modes, and other goodies like recordable and downloadable game sessions, 3D mode in Super Hang-on, in game juke boxes, and the original Japanese dialogue!
Xbox.com
Mark Delaney
Written by Mark Delaney
Mark is a lifelong gamer and current Assistant (to the) News Manager on TA. When not playing games, he can be found cheering for a bad football team, playing Batman action figures with his son, or going to concerts with his lover. Days where he does all of those things are his favorite.