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Madballs in...Babo:Invasion Rolls onto XBLA this Week

July 14, 2009

Locked and Loaded. These balls are ready to roll!

'Madballs in...Babo:Invasion' releasing this week!!

Playbrains, an independent game development studio specializing in the digital download arena, are excited to announce that their pride and joy, the love-child of their silicon loins, Madballs in...Babo:Invasion (MiBI), will finally be available for excitable gamers everywhere to purchase and download from Xbox LIVE® Arcade on Wednesday July, 15th.

Following on from highly successful US and UK media press tours, the gaming journalistic community have lavished Madballs in...Babo:Invasion with a rarely seen level of praise for a debut title from a new development studio. Universal in their undiluted acclaim, The Koalition.com had no hesitation in claiming that "...this will be the best arcade game released on Xbox Live this year," while Team Xbox stated that this was "...one of the most innovative ideas in multiplayer gameplay we've seen in a really long time." Resolution-Magazine simply declared, "Without a shred of doubt, Madballs is the best XBLA title that I have ever played."

Commenting on the impending release of Madballs in...Babo:Invasion, President of Playbrains, Scott Simpson said,

"Having spent the past two years of our lives working so hard on MiBI, myself and the Playbrains team have been so gratified by the response the global gaming media have given to our game. We always felt that we had a special title on our hands, offering an unprecedented level of gameplay features, options, depth and polish, not yet seen in a digital download title. We are now unbelievably proud and excited to finally let players everywhere get their hands on our game. This is how we roll!"

Madballs in...Babo:Invasion (MiBI), is available to purchase and download for 800 Microsoft points from Xbox LIVE® Arcade on Wednesday, July 15th.

About Madballs in...Babo:InvasionA gameplay rich, feature-laden "casually hardcore" action shooter, Madballs in...Babo:Invasion (MiBI) is that rarest of gaming commodities: a genuinely unique title. Featuring the recently re-released Madballs™ characters, Oculus Orbus™ and Horn Head™, from the popular 1980's toys best remembered for their outrageously bad looks and graphically colorful names, MiBI is an arena-based 3D shooter where players are able to design their own combat maps almost instantaneously by placing a combination of map tiles to create a never-before-seen map before gameplay starts. Truly, no two games are ever the same.

Offering players a satisfying and immersive experience in both single-player and multiplayer, Madballs in...Babo:Invasion has a plethora of features and game modes such as 4-player online co-op along with, never-before-seen in an Xbox LIVE Arcade title, being able to incorporate your Xbox LIVE Avatar into multiplayer combat via the 'Avatar Attack' mode. Yes, Xbox LIVE Arcade combat just got personal. And with up to 16-player multiplayer support, MiBI will be one of the few Xbox LIVE Arcade games to support more than 8 players at a time, and the only avatar-based game to support 16 players.

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