Summer of Arcade News


Microsoft's Summer of Arcade: Missing in Action

By Steve Watts, Aug 15, 2014 11:00am PDT

This summer passed us by without any Summer of Arcade or similar promotion from Microsoft, even as Sony continued its PLAY program. Why?


"I doubt the architecture change is the stumbling block. Most of these developers have been ..."

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Summer of Arcade dates and prices revealed

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2013 9:30am PDT

Microsoft has outlined the dates and prices for its Summer of Arcade line-up, starting in August.


"Did you play the original? The remake looks so boring compared to it."

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Free Summer of Arcade content coming to Minecraft and Trials Evolution

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 12, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Xbox Live's Summer of Arcade will have treats for Minecraft and Trials players--even if they don't purchase a single game during Microsoft's promo.


Xbox Summer of Arcade 2012 begins July 18

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 19, 2012 10:00am PDT

Microsoft's Summer of Arcade promotion is back yet again. And, as with previous Summer of Arcades, purchasing multiple games in the lineup will entitle you to a bonus.


Summer of Arcade line-up announced

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2012 11:37am PDT

Microsoft has quietly announced the line-up for its Summer of Arcade, though the order and price are still unannounced.


"Yes but because it was an Xbox Live conference more than an Xbox conference."

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Xbox Live Summer of Arcade dated and priced

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2011 9:15am PDT

Microsoft has announced the dates and prices for this year's Summer of Arcade, starting July 20. Most titles go for $15, but Fruit Ninja Kinect will be $10. Buying all will get you Crimson Alliance in September.


"Lol im not completely surprised at the pricing, but its definently retarded when its a 99 cent ..."

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Rock of Ages rolling out in August

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 13, 2011 8:00am PDT

Zeno Clash developer ACE Team's gorgeous boulder-rolling strat-o-action game is slated to arrive at the tail end of August, priced around $10 or $15.


"This sounds like it was designed for intoxicated shackbattling."

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XBLA Summer of Arcade lineup announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 06, 2011 1:09pm PDT

Microsoft has revealed the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade games being highlighted with this year's Summer of Arcade promotion--Toy Soldiers: Cold War, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, Fruit Ninja Kinect, Bastion and From Dust.


"Summer of Arcade will be the first many people hear of these games, so a shortish blurb, while ..."

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Xbox Live Marketplace Schedule: July 22 to August 2

By Xav de Matos, Jul 21, 2010 10:00am PDT

Xbox Live's Major Nelson has released the schedule for Xbox Live Marketplace content from July 22 to August 2, noting discounts on Borderlands and...


"May pick up some of the car packs aswel. I wanna tune that Mazda Furai!"

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Xbox Live "Summer of Arcade" Dated and Priced

By Xav de Matos, Jul 06, 2010 3:20pm PDT

According to Microsoft, the best way to beat the summer heat is to stay inside and spend $15 every week.Today, Xbox.com updated its Summer of...


"Limbo, Castlevania and Lara Croft is all given purchases. Will have to look into the other two ..."

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