3 New XBLA Releases Bring Gin, Pirates, Nebula Tomorrow

The Xbox 360's online store, Xbox Live Arcade, is set to get a whopping three new releases this Wednesday thanks to Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball, Shred Nebula, and Gin Rummy.

Blazing Lizard's Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball promises all of the things on the label: pirates, ninjas, and dodgeball action. The game also features two other teams from the Land of Awesome Stuff, robots and zombies. Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball launches at a price of 800 Microsoft Points ($10). nope

Shred Nebula, the freshman release from CrunchTime Games, is an omni-directional shooter boasting influence from Virgin Interactive Entertainment's 90s PC shooter SubSpace. Unlike Bizarre Creations' recently released XBLA shooter Geometry Wars 2, Shred Nebula features 8-player online multiplayer with both deathmatch and co-op modes. Like Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball, it releases for 800 Points ($10).

Studio Ch'in brings popular card game Gin Rummy online this week, bringing with it 6 gameplay modes and customizable rules. The Xbox Live Vision-supported game will appear at a price of 400 Points ($5).