Despite the title, the Indie Games Summer Uprising for the Xbox Live Indie Games Channel won't be some spontaneous revolt. The eight games in its lineup got their marching orders yesterday, and will begin rolling out in a week, to be joined by two fan-voted titles at the end of the 10-day event.
Take Arms is a 2D multiplayer side-scrolling combat game destined for the Xbox Live Indie Games Channel. And it looks pretty great.
Normally, one would associate (often incorrectly!) that the Xbox Live Indie Games Channel was a place for hobbyists, or beginners, where the ugly mixes with the crude for a bargain price. Not so. Especially in Orbitron: Revolution's case.
Wizorb, as we've shown you before, is an upcoming game in which Breakout meets 16-bit Zelda / Final Fantasy. It looked hot in screens, and looks hotter than hot in motion.
Microsoft's Xbox Live Indie Games Channel has been hit in recent weeks with some ratings manipulation, which is affecting how games are displayed (and as a result sold) on the service. Here's what the platform holder is doing about it.