[Gamasutra rounds up the week's biggest news for the major console and portable digital delivery services, this time highlighting news about PixelJunk LifeLike and Fruit Ninja Kinect.]
As with any E3 week, these past seven days have been big for the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network -- many new titles revealed, the Summer of Arcade lineup, and a whole lot more.
It's an exciting time for digital download, as these articles prove, and only more can come of it.
PixelJunk Sidescroller Goes For The Retro Look
The next piece of the PixelJunk legacy is on its way to the PlayStation Network -- PixelJunk Sidescroller
, a side-scrolling shooter in the vein of classics like R-Type
, but with a slick vector artstyle and PixelJunk Shooter
's water physics.
PixelJunk Lifelike: Q-Games, Baiyon Demo PS Move Music Game
wasn't the only PSN title Q-Games had to show off at E3 this week -- it also brought along with it PixelJunk Lifelike
, which studio head Dylan Cuthbert describes as a "musical sound canvas kind of thing".
Magical Drop V Spied At E3
Golgoth Studio, makers of the recent Toki remake, is revitalizingData East's beloved puzzler
with Magical Drop V
Worms Crazy Golf Coming To PSN
Amidst all the E3 fuss, the rating boards continue to flourish with information
. Team 17 are bringing a new golf game to the PlayStation Store based off their Worms
Konami Reveals Digital Download Lineup -- Skullgirls, Zombies, Kinect, And Bobbleheads
(XBLA / PSN)
that MLB Bobble Heads, Zombie Apocalypse 2
, and more are coming to digital fronts.
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet Still A Beaut In Latest Trailer
If you've never heard of Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
and don't know why it's included in this year's Summer of Arcade XBLA promotions, watch this new video
and bow before cartoonist Michel Gagne's arresting visual design for the game.
3rd Strike Online Edition Is Blurry
(XBLA / PSN)
The debut trailer for the much-anticipated Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition has been unveiled
, and surprise, it looks kinda different.
First Trailer For Certain Affinity's Crimson Alliance
Certain Affinity are working hard on that Halo
remake alongside Saber Interactive, but it's also got its own title Crimson Alliance
on the cards, and now we have a trailer!
RedLynx Bring Multiplayer And More Insanity to Trials: Evolution
still sells a amazingly well on the Xbox Live Arcade despite being nearly two years old. Now after a few years of dabbling with WiiWare, iPhone and DLC, RedLynx is back in force with Trials: Evolution
Microsoft's Summer Of Arcade 2011 Unveiled At E3
Time once again to see which upcoming XBLA offerings
have what it takes in Microsoft's eyes to be part of its Summer of Arcade initiative!