Summer Of Arcade 2012


Microsoft unveiled a good chunk of their annual Summer Of Arcade lineup at E3 this year, but all was confirmed by Xbox Live’s Major Nelson last week.

This summer will see 4 unique IP’s hit the Live Arcade alongside the much anticipated Tony Hawks HD reboot, which takes the best loved elements of the first two PS1 releases upgraded for today with sharp visuals and fresh content.

Tony Hawks Pro Skater HD will be the first to hit the online store on July 18th.

Followed by Wreckateer, which debuted at E3. Wreckateer is a Kinect only ballistics game which has you firing projectile missles at goblin infested medieval castle’s, Wreckateer joins us on July 25th.

August 1st will see the release of Deadlight which is set in an alternate vision of 1980 west coast America, a mysterious disease has decimated mankind, transforming people into killer automatons.

Next up on August 8th we have the release of Hyrbid, a Halo-esq third person space shooter that charters the battle between a rogue human faction & the mysterious Variant.

Finally we get Dust: An Elysian Tail on August 15th, a gorgeous looking side scrolling RPG.

All titles will retail at 1200 Microsoft Points, except Wreckateer which debuts at just 800. For more info visit