Another new franchise is arriving on Xbox Live Arcade this week, one that notably boasts robots, explosions, and in certain circumstances, exploding robots
. Developed by Naked Sky Entertainment, RoboBlitz
sees you guiding a charming little contraption through all manner of gear-grating, cog-crunching puzzles and ridding the world of nasty space pirates. You know, pirates
. But in space.
Other key phrases you might associate with RoboBlitz
are "physics-driven challenges," "Unreal Engine 3" and "available this Wednesday, December 6, at 1AM PST." According to the press release (read it after the break), the trial version will offer three different levels in its attempt to get 1200 MS points (that's $15) out of you for the full game. As one of the more expensive titles on Microsoft's service, its argument will have to be persuasive indeed. Penny-pinchers might also consider the Steam version
on PC -- at $14.99, it makes for a saving of one whole cent.Save the Robot, Save the World with RoboBlitz on Xbox Live ArcadeExperience the power of the Unreal Engine 3 for the first time in an Xbox Live Arcade game in "RoboBlitz," this week's Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday's release. This independently developed breakthrough game will be available for download on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 beginning Wednesday, December 6, after 0800 GMT (1:00 a.m. PST). Independent developer Naked Sky Entertainment created "RoboBlitz" using the latest in game technology to deliver an innovative, high definition experience. "RoboBlitz" is a fast-paced, 3D action game with unique physics, inventive gizmos, creative weapons, and robotic characters. Players take on the role of Blitz, a multi-talented robot who must activate an aging space cannon to save his world from a band of maladjusted space pirates. Set in seven distinct environments, RoboBlitz features 19 levels of puzzle-solving and high-intensity action. "RoboBlitz" will be available worldwide for 1200 Microsoft Points. GAME FEATURES: * 19 levels of puzzle-solving and high intensity action set in seven distinct environments * Free trial version consists of three engaging levels * A new breed of game blending fast paced action, puzzle solving, and a playground of interactive physics * Advanced physics simulation gives the player real freedom to solve problems in creative and unexpected ways * Unique weapons including Fire-Cracker Rocket and Point-to-Point Tractor Beam * Gamers may choose their difficulty level for ease of use and high reparability o Two different levels of difficulty (Normal and Master Technician) o Master Technician mode allows players to unlock new achievements and bonus content * Expect premium downloadable content for this title in the future – providing new game play elements and unique challenges for "RoboBlitz" fansWHERE CAN I GET IT: Download "RoboBlitz" beginning on Wednesday, December 6, at 1 a.m. PST on Xbox Live Arcade. "Roboblitz": 1200 Microsoft Points, Rated E10+ For more information, please visit http://www.xbox.com/games/livearcade.