LONDON - 11th February, 2008 - This week, players can experience a strategy game like no other on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 when Sierra Online and SouthEnd Interactive launch "Commanders: Attack of the Genos." Additionally, an arcade classic returns with "Discs of Tron" from Disney Interactive Studios and Backbone Entertainment, an updated faithful recreation of the famed cabinet game with HD graphics and enhanced sound. Both "Commanders: Attack of the Genos" and "Discs of Tron" launch this Wednesday 13th February at 09.00.
"Commanders: Attack of the Genos" is a fast-paced turn-based strategy game featuring an art deco look and ironic storyline. The game requires players to devise a masterful tactical battle strategy to both cripple the enemy and defend their territory from Genos, a genetically modified super race. Fight alongside a powerful Commander, which serves as a hero unit, in the 15-mission campaign with an arsenal of weapons including missile launchers, bombers and infantry in this turn-based strategy game.
Featuring a 1930's art deco look and feel, "Commanders: Attack of the Genos" offers two unique endings, two difficulty levels and 15 diverse playable units to keep gamers coming back for more. "Commanders: Attack of the Genos" allows players to either challenge or team up with three friends in battle locally or over Xbox LIVE.
In "Discs of Tron," gamers play as Tron in an attempt to defeat the evil Sark in an electronic battleground, using the iconic disc weapon. Survive 12 levels of Sark's attacks in the single-player campaign or grab a friend and face off in multiplayer mode over Xbox LIVE to discover the true disc champion.
Released simultaneously with "Discs of Tron", is downloadable content consisting of a theme and gamer pic pack, which contains images of Tron, a red soldier and the disc platforms from the game.
Where can I get these games from?
Commanders: Attack of the Genos: available for 800 MS Points from 9:00, Wednesday 13th February 2008
It is rated 12+
Discs of Tron: available for 400 MS Points from 9:00, Wednesday 13th February 2008
It is rated 3+
More information is available at http://www.xbox.com/games/livearcade.
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