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MS confirms downloadable Xbox games, free Carcassonne for Live anniv.

To mark the fifth anniversary of the Xbox Live service, Microsoft will be offering Carcassonne (Hexic 2 in Korea) free to all subscribers for 48 hours starting at 12:01 a.m. EST on Nov. 15th (and presumably nothing to the peeps who already plunked down for the virtual board game), along with 500 ...

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Wednesday XBLA update adds Carcassonne 'King & Baron'

Sierra and Microsoft have revisited the grid-based fortified town of Carcassonne, as the XBLA rendition of the popular European board game has gotten a new downloadable expansion titled "The King and Baron" as part of today's regular XBLA update, which also includes block dropper Tetris Splash. W...

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Carcassonne and Soltrio get expandified

Brand new on the Xbox Live Marketplace are two new expansions for XBLA games Carcassonne and Soltrio Solitaire that should help the longevity of the titles, albeit for a price. For 300 Microsoft points you can get the new King & Baron Expansion Pack for Carcassonne which will add seven new tiles...

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New DLC for Bugs, Soltrio and Carcassonne

Brand spanking new downloadable content for three, count 'em three of your favorite XBLA games was released yesterday in hopes of making your gaming experience all the more enjoyable. First off, Band of Bugs released the "Red Kingdom" expansion for 250 Microsoft points and includes a new red rock ti...

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Carcassonne tiles onto Arcade

As we announced on Monday, today's Xbox Live Arcade offering is Carcassonne. For 800 Microsoft Points you can get your hands on some castle building action. It's got 5 player live multiplayer and 4 player local MP, Live Vision camera support, and a nice range of balanced Achievements. It hopefully...

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Carcassonne Achievements roll down the river

GamingTalkHQ got their grubby little hands on the Achievements list for Carcassonne, which was announced as this week's Xbox Live Arcade title earlier today. The Achievements themselves seem similar to Catan's, but fortunately only have one that is tied to ranked game, requiring you to win one. The ...

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Today in Joystiq: June 25, 2007

Flickr user Universal Donor made a smaller version of Carcassonne to fit in an Altoids tin. "I know this stupid, but I like creating versions of my favorite games that can fit in an Altoids tin," he writes -- we think it's cool, though. Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery The Guessing G...

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Carcassonne building up to XBLA this Wednesday

Board game enthusiasts rejoice! Carcassonne is coming to town Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday. Not only does the game include the standard 72 tiles, but the "Rivers II" expansion with an additional 12 tiles. Feel free to brush up on the rules before Wednesday, but the game comes with a step-by-ste...

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Carcassonne may see a release next week

Carcassonne may make an appearance next week as its Xbox.com page has received an update revealing the game's price being 800 Microsoft points. Xbox.com usually doesn't reveal detailed information about unreleased games (especially the price) which leads us to think the game is very close to making ...

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Carcassonne finishes building before June release

If you're one of people who's been enjoying what Catan brought to XBLA, then get ready for Carcassonne, another European board game powerhouse landing next month. Carcassonne is more about tile and villager placement than Catan's resource management and diplomacy. The game, which premieres in ...

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