This Week's Xbox Live Arcade is another Classic twofer

by: Dan -
Microsoft announced today that XBLA release for May 23rd will be Rush 'N Attack and Xevious, two classic arcade titles. Rush ' N Attack is a classic action side scroller while Xevious is a vertical shooter. Both titles will be available on Xbox Live Arcade on May 23rd at 5:00 a.m. EST. Rush 'n Attack is rated E10+ and Xevious is rated E, and both cost 400 MS points. Full details after the jump:
Rush 'n Attack and Xevious Come to Xbox LIVE Arcade this Wednesday
Cold War Combat Heats Up as Rush ‘n Attack Arrives on Xbox LIVE Arcade This Week
 
A rescue mission to remember, “Rush ‘n Attack” is a heroic arcade action game, equipped with enhanced graphics, music, and sound effects. Fight through four stages of increasing difficulty to free prisoners of war using a trusty knife along with an array of other weapons from which to choose. Opt to rescue compatriots as a lone soldier, or form a united front with a friend utilizing Xbox LIVE’s multiplayer capabilities. “Rush ‘n Attack,” also known as “Green Beret,” will be available for download this Wednesday, May 23 at 2:00 a.m. PDT.
 
“Rush ‘n Attack” will be available worldwide for 400 Microsoft Points and is rated E10+.
 
Game Features
 
  • Fight through 4 stages to free the prisoners of war
  • Up to two players can play together locally or over Xbox LIVE in either Versus or Co-op mode
  • Local multiplayer features split screen action with results captured on Leaderboards
  • Players can chose to play with either the authentic, original graphics or with enhanced graphics which features fully rendered 3-D models
  • All music and sound effects have been digitally enhanced
  • Earn up to 12 Achievements and 200 Gamerscore points
More information is available at http://www.xbox.com/games/livearcade.
 
 
A Blast From the Past: “Xevious” Lands on Xbox LIVE Arcade This Wednesday
 
Did you run out of quarters the last time you played Xevious at the arcade? Don’t worry, because this Wednesday gamers will have a second chance to take down the nefarious supercomputer GAMP and defeat the Andor Genesis mother ship in “Xevious.” Newcomers to this arcade classic that helped pioneer the vertical scrolling shooter genre can also experience it for the first time on Xbox LIVE  Arcade this Wednesday, May 23 at 2:00 a.m. PDT.
 
 “Xevious” will be available worldwide for 400 Microsoft Points and is rated E for Everyone.
 
Game Features
  • Play the 100% arcade accurate reproduction of “Xevious” for the first time anywhere
  • Test your memory: uncover hidden bonuses that are scattered throughout the levels just like in the arcade version, where shots to the ground uncover power-ups like Sol towers and 1UPs
  • Compare your high score against other “Xevious” players from around the world on the Leaderboards
  • Earn up to 12 Achievements and 200 Gamerscore points
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