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Remember Yaris for Xbox Live Arcade? No? Good. It was undeniably the low point for downloadable racing games on Xbox 360. Finally XBLA gets something to wash the taste from your mouth for good: Hydro Thunder Hurricane. Upstart developer Vector Unit didn't actually start out making a Hydro Thunder title, but Microsoft liked what it saw, licensed the rights to HT and...

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PSA: Hydro Thunder Hurricane, Hydrophobia, Aqua discounted on XBLM this week

If you have to pee really, really badly, well, you probably should head to the bathroom anyway, but reading this post about savings on water-themed Xbox Live Arcade games certainly won't help. All this week, Hydro Thunder Hurricane is going for 800 MS Points ($10), while both Hydrophobia and...

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Hydro Thunder Hurricane discounted on Xbox Live for the day

Arguably the best racing game on Xbox Live Arcade, Hydro Thunder Hurricane, is arguably the best "Countdown to 2011" deal on Xbox Live today -- though, perhaps surprisingly, it's not up against much competition (now that Yaris has been scrapped). Despite XBLA seeming like a prime destination for...

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December XBLA deal: Buy two games, get 400 MS Points free

In yet another Xbox Live Arcade deal, Microsoft is now offering a free batch of 400 MS Points for purchasing two qualifying XBLA games. Don't run off downloading games just yet though, because you'll need to head over to the Xbox Live Events page and download the Arcade Offer gamer picture to...

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This Wednesday: Pinball FX 2 comes to XBLA [Update 3: Bloody Good Time or Haunted House released late]

It's set to be another packed Wednesday for Xbox Live Arcade releases. First, the previously delayed Pinball FX 2 will bring its bumpers to the table. Plus, Ubisoft's humorous FPS Bloody Good Time is set to debut. And as if those weren't enough, GamerBytes reports 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures 2...

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Hydro Thunder Hurricane 'Tempest Pack' available Oct. 27

Transforming supership news now, with the announcement of an October 27 release date for the "Tempest Pack," a new add-on for Xbox Live Arcade's well-received racer, Hydro Thunder Hurricane. According to developer Vector Unit, the 400 MSP ($5) pack will introduce two new boats -- "the super-agile...

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Hydro Thunder Hurricane 'Tempest Pack' DLC splashes down in October

Vector Unit has announced the first DLC for Hydro Thunder Hurricane. The "Tempest Pack" will offer three new environments, two all-new boats, a boatload of new skins, plus Championship, Ring Master and Gauntlet events. The environments will have you racing through the ruins of Atlantis, the stormy...

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Review: Hydro Thunder Hurricane

Remember Yaris for Xbox Live Arcade? No? Good. It was undeniably the low point for downloadable racing games on Xbox 360. Finally XBLA gets something to wash the taste from your mouth for good: Hydro Thunder Hurricane. Upstart developer Vector Unit didn't actually start out making a Hydro Thunder...

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Summer of Arcade XBLA games dated and priced

Microsoft's suggestion for how to pass those hot summer afternoons: spend 1200 Microsoft Points ($15), repeatedly. The company released the official dates and prices for the XBLA games in this year's Summer of Arcade promotion -- or, rather, dates and price, since they all share the aforementioned...

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Castlevania: Harmony of Despair announced via Xbox Live 'Summer of Arcade' 2010 promo

It appears Konami's leaked-pulled-and-then-leaked-again Castlevania: Harmony of Despair is very much a real thing. The rumored 2D multiplayer Castlevania game is part of the Microsoft's returning Summer of Arcade promotion. The junior year's games include: Castlevania: Harmony of Despair ...

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New Hydro Thunder Hurricane media hits the waves

Just in time for summer, Vector Unit has doled out some fresh, wet screens and video of the upcoming XBLA revamp, Hydro Thunder Hurricane. Check out a handful of new screens in the gallery below and more videos after the break. Like, a lot of videos....

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