XBLA Wednesday: Puzzle Quest and Yaris
Written Monday, October 08, 2007 By Jason Debelyak
After failing to put a game on the Arcade last week due to the major release of Halo 3, Microsoft will have two games available to download this Wednesday at approximately 9:00 AM GMT. Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, the critically acclaimed puzzle game will be available for a considerably high 1200 points. However, this is a big game, and it looks like it will definitely be worth the $15 if you're a puzzle fan. The other game, Yaris, which will have you driving around in a Toyota Yaris, will be offered for FREE. The game doesn't look stellar by any means, but I'll never turn down a free game that offers achievements! Here's some information on both games:
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords™ delivers, for the first time ever, classic puzzle-game action backed with an epic story of good versus evil. Challenge your puzzle skills in single-player campaign mode, or battle your friends in multiplayer action. Experience a puzzle game with role-playing elements. It's like nothing you've played before.
In Yaris, hop into a Toyota Yaris and drive it on crazy tracks loaded with stubborn obstacles, cool powerups, and intense enemy action. The relentlessly twisted courses in Yaris might have loops or even be tube-shaped, but the Yaris never has to worry about sliding off track, as it defies gravity by scaling side-walls and going all topsy-turvy. Equip your Yaris with an arsenal of weapons to take out your adversaries, but be careful to avoid enemy fire, because once your shields are depleted, so is the game.