Xbox Live Arcade, powered by Xbox Live Marketplace, is a central destination for Xbox 360 gamers to discover, download, try and buy smaller game titles directly onto their Xbox 360 console by connecting to Xbox Live. Fully integrated into the Xbox 360 console, gamers can jump straight into Xbox Live Arcade from the Xbox 360 Dashboard, where they can download new games, access their game collection, check out new releases and experience cool around-the-game features.
Winner of three awards at the 2005 Independent Games Festival including Best Art, Best Original Game Design, and Game of the Year, Wik: Fable of Souls delivers a gaming experience like no other. The adventure game sensation features seven different play modes (three of which have multiplayer functionality) and more than 120 jaw-dropping levels, enchanting atmospheric music, stunning effects, superb graphics and a unique play mechanic that centers around the main character, Wik, swinging around the world by his tongue ~V yes his tongue - like a cross between Tarzan and a frog catching a fly.
The full version of Wik is available for download via Xbox Live Marketplace for 800 Microsoft Points. In addition, Xbox 360 gamers with a broadband Internet connection can download a fully functional trial version onto their hard drive or memory unit and experience the game for themselves ~V for free.
"We are pleased that Wik: Fable of Souls is available so soon after the release of the Xbox 360," said Ross Erickson, Games Portfolio Manager for the Xbox Live Arcade. "We believe that Wik is a shining example of the type of quality you can expect from the Xbox Live Arcade - now and as we move into the future. We intend to change people~Rs perception of what a downloadable game is with the release of Wik."
Simon Hallam of Reflexive Entertainment, the developer of Wik said, "We are obviously very excited that Wik will be featured on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360. Wik has been a true labor of love for us, and we know gamers will appreciate the uniqueness of the game and the character."
All Xbox Live Arcade titles for Xbox 360 support a full suite of Xbox 360 features, including high-definition output and around-the-game features such as achievements, Gamerscore, custom soundtracks and leaderboards.