This Week’s Xbox LIVE Releases: The Amazing Spider-Man, Spec Ops: The Line
Even though this is the last week in June, the Xbox games and DLC are at their best. On Tuesday you can start swinging around New York City as the masked Amazing Spider-Man a week before the movie is due in theaters. Regular Battlefield 3 community members will also have a lot to enjoy this week, with non Battlefield 3 Premium members being able to get their hands on the DLC expansion pack Close Quarters. If you are still bored after Close Quarters then there’s also expansion to Skyrim, Dawnguard.
On Xbox 360
The Amazing Spider-man Release Date: June 26
Harness Spider-Man’s powers with Manhattan as your playground! Set shortly after the events of Columbia Pictures’ new film, The Amazing Spider-Man throws New York City’s brand new hero back into free-roaming, web-slinging action, as he protects the Big Apple from a deluge of unimaginable threats. • Spider-Man’s Triumphant Return to New York –Everybody’s favorite web-head is back in Manhattan with the return of the fan-favorite, free-roaming, web-slinging gameplay. • Web Rush: Player Choice Evolved – Players use real-time navigational and combat choices to fight crime and pull off Spidey’s signature acrobatic moves like never before. • Find Out What Happens Next – Uncover the rest of Peter Parker’s untold story in the all-new epilogue story to the Columbia Pictures’ 2012 blockbuster theatrical release. • Push Spider-Man’s Abilities to the Limit – Battle all-new versions of classic Super Villains as well as original, larger than life enemies while racing to save Manhattan.
Spec Ops The Line Release Date: June 26
It’s been 6 months since Dubai was wiped off the map by a cataclysmic sandstorm. Thousands of lives were lost, including those of American soldiers sent to evacuate the city. Today, the city lies buried under sand, the world’s most opulent ruin. • A new portrayal of the military shooter experience with twisting narrative uncertainties. • Action packed 3rd Person Shooter gameplay provides an up-close and personal view into the brutality and emotion within the combat. • Command an intelligent and powerful squad of Delta-Force soldiers in a dangerous and unpredictable combat zone. • Cross “The Line” in a mature story that explores the dark side of war, where there are no bright outcomes, only bad or worse choices. • Unique Dubai setting strikes the imagination and transports players to a larger-than-life playground for vertical gameplay and stunning visuals. • Sand-filled Dubai provides new gameplay experiences including sand avalanches, and powerful, disorienting sandstorm combat. • Customizable, Class-Based, Blazing Multiplayer
Xbox 360 + Kinect
London 2012 Release Date: June 26
The Olympic Games are responsible for some of the most memorable scenes in sporting history. It’s the global stage where dreams are realised, heroes are made, and moments that will be remembered for years happen right before your eyes. Now you too can create your own moments with London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games. London 2012 brings the world’s ultimate sporting event to life, bigger and better than ever before. With new sports, events and new gameplay modes for you to take home gold. For the first time ever in an Olympic Games video game, play using Motion Control with a dozen different events enabled Kinect™ for Xbox 360®
Just Dance Greatest Hits Release Date: June 26
Shake it up with the greatest songs and the hottest moves from the Just Dance® franchise! Just Dance Greatest Hits includes all the most popular tracks from Just Dance and Just Dance 2, plus bonus songs from Just Dance 3! Start the party, battle with friends, or even exercise in disguise to hit songs from Katy Perry, Rihanna, Beastie Boys, and Ke$ha – 35 tracks in all! For the first time for Kinect™ for Xbox 360®, Just Dance Greatest Hits offers players the chance to dance along with classic hits from Just Dance and Just Dance 2. Just Dance Greatest Hits is the ultimate way to discover – or rediscover – America’s best-selling dance game brand.
Xbox LIVE Arcade
Crimson Dragon Release Date: June 27
(Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB) Several generations have passed since the human colonists of Planet Draco lost contact with Earth, and they have reached an uneasy truce with the native dragons. Now they face the return of an old threat, a colossal destroyer known as the White Phantom. In “Crimson Dragon,” use Kinect to control your dragon and fight off the violent enemy life forms. Teach your dragon new skills, and train it to become strong enough to face combat in harder missions. Bring your trained dragon online to take on missions in co-op. Now, embark on your journey to Planet Draco!
Mini Ninjas Adventures Release Date: June 29
Calling all ninjas! Get ready to swipe, kick and battle your way through 21 levels of intense ninja action as you help Hiro rescue his master and fellow ninjas from the clutches of the evil Samurai Warlord. Be prepared to face a multitude of enemies that will push your skills to the limit and test your ingenuity. So pack your ninja stars, sword and more and get ready for adventure…a Mini Ninjas Adventure.
DLC (Download Content)
Skyrim: Dawnguard Release Date: June 26
BF3: Close Quarters Release Date: June 26