Happy Tree Friends, Ticket To Ride Hit XBLA Wednesday

This week's additions to the Xbox Live Arcade library are built on already established properties, ones you may or may not be familiar with. First up is Sega's Happy Tree Friends False Alarm!, emphasis theirs. The M-rated XBLA title, developed by Stainless Games, is equal parts cuddly and gory, as you can see from the disastrous and bloody screen shot above.

Also hitting Live Arcade this Wednesday is Ticket To Ride which is based on the award-winning board game of the same name. The Playful Entertainment-developed, multiplayer-friendly game is rated E. Both titles will set you back 800 Microsoft Points. Media alert is after the jump!

Happy Tree Friends False Alarm! and Ticket to Ride Launching on Xbox LIVE Arcade This Wednesday!

The popular and twisted Web series, "Happy Tree Friends False Alarm!™" and the award-winning board game "Ticket to Ride" will debut on Xbox LIVE Arcade this Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. GMT (1:00 a.m. PDT).

"Happy Tree Friends False Alarm!" incorporates the twisted humor and mayhem from the cartoon Web series as the cute and cuddly Happy Tree Friends face one gory, horrible disaster after another! Players assume the persona of Lumpy the moose, who must save his clumsy friends by blasting open areas when they are trapped or deep freezing them before they stumble into danger. "Happy Tree Friends False Alarm!" features 10 exclusive scenarios, ranging from a mine shaft to a candy factory, with three frantic levels and new cut-scenes. Just like the hit Web series, players must try to keep their pals safe, but with this accident-prone group, catastrophic mishaps are inevitable.

Developed by Stainless Games and published by SEGA, "Happy Tree Friends False Alarm!" will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points and is rated M for Mature by the ESRB.

All aboard! Get your "Ticket to Ride" the rails from coast to coast on this exciting train adventure. Based on the award-winning board game, "Ticket to Ride" features simple rules and fast play, promising fun for the whole family on Xbox LIVE Arcade.

Plan your routes and connect your cities across the country to become the ultimate traveler, earning points as you claim your tracks and complete your Tickets for your chance at the big score. "Ticket to Ride" supports play with up to five people on Xbox LIVE or four people on the same Xbox 360 as you lay track from coast to coast. "Ticket to Ride" features Leaderboards, Achievements and multiple levels of AI players to keep the challenges coming. Who will win when the steam clears? Get your "Ticket to Ride" and see this Wednesday!

Created by Vancouver-based publisher, Playful Entertainment, "Ticket to Ride" will be available worldwide (except Hong Kong or Taiwan) for 800 Microsoft Points and is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.

For more details on "Happy Tree Friends False Alarm!" and "Ticket to Ride," please visit http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/livearcadexbox360.