XBLA Wednesday: June 27th, 2012

By Mark Delaney, 5 years ago
In before "Where's The Walking Dead?!" This week, XBLA sneaks up on us with ninjas and also releases a game that briefly appeared on last week's listings due to a case of premature arcade-ulation.

Mini Ninjas Adventures (Kinect required; releasing 6/29)
Developer: Side Kick
Publisher: Square Enix
Price: 800 MSP
Calling all ninjas! Get ready to swipe, kick and battle your way through 21 levels of intense ninja action as you help Hiro rescue his master and fellow ninjas from the clutches of the evil Samurai Warlord. Be prepared to face a multitude of enemies that will push your skills to the limit and test your ingenuity. So pack your ninja stars, sword and more and get ready for adventure...a Mini Ninjas Adventure.
https://www.trueachievements.com/Jeremy-McGraths-Offroa....htm
Developer: 2XL Games
Publisher: D3Publisher
Price: 800 MSP
In Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad, players race four-wheeled 800 horsepower off road race trucks with tons of options including a host of tracks, single-player and multiplayer modes as well as a wide loadout of vehicle classes including Rally Cars, Pro Buggies, and Trophylite Trucks, all in crispy 1080p, 60 frames per second presentation. With multiplayer support for eight racers and a full career mode, Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad will be the title for racing fans who want to get down and dirty on the track!
Mark Delaney
Written by Mark Delaney
Mark is a Boston native now living in Portland, Oregon. He's the Editorial Manager on TA, loves story-first games, and is one of three voices on the TA Playlist podcast. Outside of games he likes biking, sci-fi, the NFL, and spending time with his fiancé and son. He almost never writes in the third person.