Xbox LIVE Arcade Block Party Coming in March, Bringing Game Room, Scrap Metal and More

An 'Xbox LIVE Arcade Block Party' event in March will see the launch of the 'Game Room' virtual arcade as well as releases of several top XBLA titles, Microsoft has announced.


N+ co-developer Slick Entertainment's combat racer Scrap Metal (1200 Microsoft Points / $15), Toy Soldiers (1200 MSP / $15) and Perfect Dark (800 MSP / $10) are due in March--Toy Soldiers will hit March 3, with everything else following later in the month.

Coming to Xbox 360 and Games for Windows Live, Game Room is a virtual space which allows players to create their own retro video arcade by buying vintage machines including Centipede and Asteroids Deluxe for 240 to 400 Microsoft Points ($3-$5) each.