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Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe and E4 on XBLA this week

by: Dan -
More On: Xbox Live Arcade
Microsoft announced today that Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe and Every Extend Extra Extreme will be the Xbox Live Arcade offerings. Both games will be available on Wednesday, Oct 17 at 5:00 a.m. EST for 800 MS points each. In addition, new Lumines Live! downloadable content will also be available, with two free skins for a limited time and a holiday pack for 400 points. See the release after the jump for full details on all three games.

This week, play “Every Extend Extra Extreme,” an explosive new twist on the puzzle-shooter genre and also check out “Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe,” a reboot of the classic futuristic sports game for Xbox LIVE Arcade. Both games will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points each this Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. GMT (2:00 a.m. PDT).

“Every Extend Extra Extreme” from Q Entertainment is a frenetic race for survival. With 100 times more enemies and chain reactions than its predecessor, the objective of this unique action-packed shooter is to set off a chain reaction to wipe out enemies and collect the items they leave behind to extend the game. The game features five distinct game modes including Main mode, Wiz Ur Muzik mode, VS mode, Time Attack Mode and a genuine shooting mode. In Wiz Ur Muzik mode, players can customize the gameplay experience using their favorite music.
· For more details on “Every Extend Extra Extreme,” please visit http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/e/e4xboxlivearcade/default.htm

Bitmap Brothers and Empire Interactive are bringing back the futuristic sports game “Speedball™ 2: Brutal Deluxe,” now updated for Xbox LIVE Arcade. Play the fast-paced, brutal game with its classic 2-D graphics or go full on with the newly enhanced high definition 3-D visuals. Smash your way to the top of the league in the solo game or go head-to-head locally or on Xbox LIVE. The game features 32 teams, four leagues, cup and knockout competitions, team enhancements, management and training options, and Ranked Preset or Ranked Career games.
· For more details on “Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe,” please visit http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/s/speedball2xboxlivearcade/default.htm

Also, don’t miss out on new downloadable content for “Lumines Live!,” including “Heavenly Star” and “Breeze” Skins which will be available for free to all Xbox LIVE Gold Members from Wednesday, October 17th through Wednesday, November 14th. Or download the “Rockin’ Holiday Pack” for “Lumines Live!” for 400 Microsoft Points. Plus, starting Wednesday, October 17th at 9:00 a.m. GMT (2:00 a.m. PDT), the Standard Edition will be available permanently at a discounted price of 800 Microsoft Points! For more details please visit www.xbox.com/livearcade.