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Today On XBLA: Meteos Wars & PowerUp Forever.

by GaryTun

It’s back to having two releases this week on the Live Arcade.

Meteos Wars – 800 Microsoft Points

Take a ride through an intergalactic journey where you slide, stack, and ignite your blocks to blast away the world-ending Meteos. Only you can stop them from falling and crushing your planet! Master combo links and power-ups to challenge your friends in intense multiplayer sessions.

Puzzle games don’t get any better than Meteos Wars, where the story, situation, and environments formulate an explosive adventure.

*Planets galore: Defend over 20 planets, each with its own alien race, Meteos blocks, unique gravity effects, and visual and audio style.

* Special techniques: Master four of the “Planet Impact” special attacks — Armageddon, Gambit, Sentinel, and Tempest.

* Massive modes: Test your action-puzzle skills in a variety of single-player modes, including Mission Mode, Attack Mode, or Vs. Mode. Three challenges await you in Attack Mode — the One-Minute attack, 100-Meteo attack, and the Challenge attack.

* Multiplayer action: Blast away your opponents over Xbox LIVE in Matchmaking Vs. Mode and become one of the best Meteos Wars players in the community. You can also go head-to-head with your friend in Local Vs. Mode.

* New accessories: Collect various accessories for your aliens by clearing certain objectives. Accessorize your alien and give it some personality!

PowerUp Forever – 800 Microsoft Points

Survive! Assimilate! Evolve! In PowerUp Forever, you must grow to survive, and to grow you must destroy! Hunt and defeat enemy Guardians to harvest their glowing energy cores, gaining power to grow your ship and expand your weaponry. As you evolve, you attract the attentions of ever-larger enemies, and your fight for survival goes on.

* Procedurally generated environments: Never experience the same game twice as all of the enemy types and locations are procedurally generated.

* Innovative growth mechanic: The game’s growth mechanic adds a unique twist to the shooter genre and offers fun, exciting gameplay.

* Power up weapons: Power up cool new weapons, such as lasers, shields, and bombs that boost your arsenal as you evolve.

* High definition graphics: Experience true next-gen graphical effects and an exciting abstract art style providing eye-popping visuals.

* Multiple modes of play: Survive relentless waves of non-stop enemies in Survival Mode; defeat a series of guardians in the shortest length of time in Guardian Rush Mode; use only your shield in Defender Mode; or go for the unlimited weapons in Overkill Mode!