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Summer of Arcade 2011 Lineup Gets Priced And Dated, Buy Five, Get Freebie

by Rainier on June 27, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. PDT

Xbox Live is proud to present the fourth annual Summer of Arcade program, delivering blockbuster downloadable games that are fun for everyone. Starting this July, enjoy five consecutive weeks of the season’s most highly anticipated titles, which you can instantly download and play!

Get ready to battle epic beasts, slash through strawberries, take on toy soldiers, reclaim nature and much more, all starting July 20th:

  • “Bastion” (Supergiant Games/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
    • Release Date: July 20
    • Price: 1200 Microsoft Points
  • “From Dust” (Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft)
    • Release Date: July 27
    • Price: 1200 Microsoft Points
  • “Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet”(Fuelcell/Microsoft Studios)
    • Release Date: August 3
    • Price: 1200 Microsoft Points
  • “Fruit Ninja Kinect”(Halfbrick/Microsoft Studios)
    • Release Date: August 10
    • Price: 800 Microsoft Points
  • “Toy Soldiers: Cold War”(Signal Studios/Microsoft Studios)
    • Release Date: August 17
    • Price: 1200 Microsoft Points

True to Summer of Arcade tradition, all of the great summer fun on Xbox LIVE doesn’t stop there.

When you buy all five Summer of Arcade titles, you’ll receive a free copy of “Crimson Alliance” (Certain Affinity) – valued at 1200 Microsoft Points! Coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade September 7, this fast-action RPG game from industry-leading Certain Affinity lets you play with up to three friends and battle the sinister Cult of the Soul Siren. You’ll receive three characters, each with a host of special abilities from the Assassin’s time-bending attacks, to the Wizards elemental mastery or the Mercenary’s sweeping whirlwind strikes.

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