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'Arkadian Warriors' and 'GripShift' This Week's XBLA Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2007 @ 9:35 a.m. PST

Prepare for an action-packed dungeon crawl with Sierra Online's Arkadian Warriors and experience the innovative cross genre gameplay of GripShift, by Sidhe Interactive, this week on Xbox LIVE Arcade. Both games launch on Wednesday, December 12th, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. GMT (2:00 a.m. PST).

Three heroic shape-shifting warriors fight to release the Land of Arkadia from the evil Gorgon's stony gaze. In the uniquely expansive "Arkadian Warriors," randomly generated dungeons and cooperative multiplayer hack & slash action enhances a deep single-player campaign. The robust cooperative multiplayer mode is available for two players both locally and over Xbox LIVE. Upgrading is key as players hone their skills, acquire loot and master powerful magic spells and numerous deadly weapons in a journey of mythical proportions.

Define your legacy. Awaken your inner beast. Fight as one of the three powerful warriors of Artemis as you confront Gorgon herself in Arkadian Warriors. Embark on a trek of epic proportions, traverse treacherous dungeons, fight off hordes of hideous enemies, and take on heinously powerful bosses. You must save the goddess Artemis and return the mythical land of Arkadia to the people. Warriors … unite and defend!

Features :

  • Three mighty warriors: Choose to play as a Soldier, Archer, or Sorceress To save the land of Arkadia.
  • Unique abilities: Each warrior has unique fighting and shape-shifting abilities. Turn into a Phoenix, Lion, or Dragon to increase your power and crush your foes.
  • Character development: Build up your warrior's skills and inventory along the way with more powerful magic, deadlier weapons, and stronger defensive units.
  • Unique dungeon generator: Never battle enemies in the same dungeon twice.
  • Intense multiplayer co-op action: Play side-by-side with a friend, or take the battle online and conquer Gorgon in co-op multiplayer.

"Arkadian Warriors" will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points and is rated E10+ by the ESRB.

Through a mix of sky-high platforming and stunt driving, "GripShift" combines automotive and puzzle solving skills across 120 challenging levels, 25 rubber burning race tracks and 20 deadly deathmatch arenas across four themed worlds. Zoom to victory with four players over Xbox LIVE or race solo, all while enjoying a customizable music experience! Choose your driver, unlock faster vehicles and customize your ride with new skins. Developed by Sidhe Interactive, "GripShift" is a gravity-defying thrill ride every racing fan must experience!

GripShift combines high-flying platform gaming with extreme stunt driving action. Test your reflexes and bend your brain as you stunt your way through 120 twisting Challenge Mode levels across four uniquely themed worlds.

Collect power-ups, avoid traps, and beat the clock as you compete for top leaderboard slots in single player mode, or deploy an arsenal of funky weapons and go head-to-head across 25 Race Mode tracks and 20 Deathmatch arenas in online multiplayer. Choose your driver, unlock faster vehicles, and customize your ride with new skins. GripShift is a gravity-defying thrill ride every racing fan must experience!

Features :

  • Challenge: Race through 120 single-player Challenge Mode levels.
  • Race: Put the pedal to the metal for 25 rubber-burning Race Mode tracks.
  • Deathmatch: Fight for survival in 20 deadly Deathmatch arenas.
  • Multiplayer: Jump into Xbox LIVEĀ® online multiplayer and leaderboard.

GripShift will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points and is rated E10+ by the ESRB.

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