Microsoft and Epic Studios announced today that "Call to Arms Map Pack", the second "Judgment" Map Pack for "Gears of War Judgment" which explores the darker side of the "Gears" universe, with three bone-chilling maps, the new "Master at Arms" multiplayer mode and exclusive digital rewards, is available to download now for VIP Season Pass holders via Xbox LIVE, and will be available worldwide April 30 for 1,000 Microsoft Points.
Developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the Call to Arms Map Pack includes three new multiplayer maps, a brand-new mode called "Master at Arms", and six armour and gun skins for customising your characters and weapons.
Set against the backdrop of the Locust invasion of Halvo Bay, all three new maps provide a mix of close quarters and vertical combat, keeping Gearheads immersed in the action. The Call to Arms Map Pack provides 10 new Achievements worth a total of 250 Gamerscore.
Check out the official Call to Arms Map Pack Trailer just below and read full descriptions of the new maps and mode just after the break.
Developed by Supergiant Games, Bastion is a new action role-playing game now available for download via Xbox LIVE. Bastion is priced at 1200 Microsoft Points and a free playable demo is also available.
Content: Bastion Price: 1200 Microsoft Points Availability: Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region Dash Text: Bastion is an action role-playing experience that redefines storytelling in games, with a reactive narrator who marks your every move. Explore more than 40 lush hand-painted environments as you discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to pieces. Wield a huge arsenal of upgradeable weapons and battle savage beasts adapted to their new habitat. Finish the main story to unlock New Game Plus mode and continue your journey!
The 2nd Annual "Summer of Arcade" starts July 20th on Xbox LIVE and will offer: Toy Soldiers: Cold War, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, Fruit Ninja Kinect, Bastion, and From Dust.
Starting Monday July 20, Xbox LIVE users will enjoy five consecutive weeks of the season’s most highly anticipated downloadable games, including:
Toy Soldiers: Cold War (Signal Studios/Microsoft Studios) - Jump into the fray with playful ’80s combat action in “Toy Soldiers: Cold War.” Bring your favorite action toys to life and wage war against the red menace. Need backup? Call in a friend for co-op campaign action on the couch or over Xbox LIVE. Take a break from the main battle with Survival mode and playful minigames. When you beat your LIVE friends’ scores, they’ll be gunning to reclaim the top spot!
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (Fuelcell/Microsoft Studios) - This side-scrolling, 2-D, action-adventure game takes players on a journey through the curious Shadow Planet worlds, unique environments filled with twisted life, surreal ecologies, hostile creatures and environmental hazards. Players explore the depths of several interconnected themed areas, fighting swarms of enemies, battling bosses, solving mind-bending puzzles and acquiring power-ups to unlock new parts of the map.
Fruit Ninja Kinect (Halfbrick/Microsoft Studios) The worldwide gaming phenomenon “Fruit Ninja” is now coming to Kinect for Xbox 360 in its juiciest form yet — YOU are the ninja! Your arms are now blades, and the battle against the world’s most delicious produce is just beginning. “Fruit Ninja Kinect” is an amazing evolution of the slice-em-up genre created by Halfbrick, utilizing next-generation precision power for the juiciest combat ever!
Bastion (Supergiant Games/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment) - “Bastion” is an action role-playing experience that redefines storytelling in games, with a reactive narrator who marks your every move. Explore more than 40 lush hand-painted environments as you discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to pieces. Wield a huge arsenal of upgradeable weapons and battle savage beasts adapted to their new habitat. Finish the main story to unlock New Game Plus mode and continue your journey!
From Dust (Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft) - Discover a unique Modern God game in which nature is the star. “From Dust” is the latest original concept by Eric Chahi, visionary creator of “Another World.” Behold the beauty of a primitive world pulsing with life and face the might of nature. Beware the danger of a world that is constantly changing under your command. Control the destiny of a tribe struggling to survive and help it recover its ancestors’ lost powers. Immerse yourself in a world as exotically beautiful as it is dangerous. A universe where nature reclaims what is hers and you are your people’s only chance of survival.
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