Xbox Live Update: Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Microsoft adds Pipeworks' fighting game, Dead Block, and MLB Bobblehead Pros to XBLA; Games on Demand adds Two Worlds, Sacred 2, and Risen.


No Caption Provided In two weeks, Microsoft will invite gamers to its annual summer bash, commencing the Summer of Arcade promotion with Supergiant Games' Bastion on July 20. However, the action is heating up today on Xbox Live, as Microsoft has added three new Xbox Live Arcade games and three Games on Demand titles to its virtual marketplace.

Leading the pack today on Xbox Live Arcade is Deadliest Warrior: Legends (800 Microsoft points, or $10). A follow-up to last summer's tepidly received Deadliest Warrior: The Game, the new installment is also based on the television show Deadliest Warrior.

Deadliest Warrior: Legends gets bloody today on XBLA.
Deadliest Warrior: Legends gets bloody today on XBLA.

In Legends, gamers will control deadly warriors and take on famous figures like Alexander the Great, Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, Hannibal, Hernan Cortes, Shaka Zulu, Sun Tzu, Vlad the Impaler, and William Wallace.

The game offers "enhanced" graphics, nine arenas, new fighting moves, and an all-new Generals strategy game, where players will battle on a larger scale.

Also out now on XBLA is Candygun's Dead Block (800 Microsoft points, or $10). The Unreal Engine-powered game lets gamers play as a construction worker, traffic warden, or a pretty peckish boy scout. Players are tasked with surviving waves of oncoming zombies either by force or with strategy. Additionally, gamers can fight alone or with friends in the split-screen mode.

The last new XBLA game out now is MLB Bobblehead Pros (800 Microsoft points, or $10). A Major League Baseball-licensed game from Konami, Bobblehead Pros includes all the league's teams and players. Additionally, the game sports co-op and online battle modes.

Switching to the Games on Demand hub, Microsoft added three new role-playing games to that tab this week. 2007's Two Worlds ($20), Piranha Bytes' Risen ($20), and 2010's Sacred 2: Fallen Angel ($30) are now live on the download hub.

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Yea played the trial this should of just been added to the first one.

Avatar image for 22xl

This should just be released as an add-on to the original game. Doesn't look like a lot has been added to justify calling this an entirely "new" game.

Avatar image for 4514N_DUD3

Da game kinda pisses me off but u have to admit tho, the tv series is fun to watch. The new season starts July 20 I think.

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Avatar image for Thatguythatuno

that would have been epic if william wallace would have shouted FREEDOM!!! when he won.

Avatar image for nastyhotpocket

they also want you to pay for like vlad the impaler and others you would want to play with why not give us the hole game for once aholes...

Avatar image for St1ckyB4ndit

You can't expect the best of the best games every week coming to the online market place!

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This week on the PSN and LIVE is a bunch of **** that should be on the disc. That is not on the because us money loving developer and publishers want more of your money so we took it off the disc and make you pay anywere from 2.99 for lame avatours & themes to 15.99 for are lame online maps witch were recycle from a previous game that you no loger have. Thanks for your money please check out the PSN/Live store again next for more of the same old **** Signed your favorite developer or publishersPs: Make sure you buy your games new or will start some sort of Lame online pass so if u buy are games used You have to pay us a extra ten dollars to use are servers. because we need all the MONEY $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$