WINNER ANNOUNCED: Congratulations to Shaw E. for winning the full set of 2012′s Summer of Arcade titles! An email has been sent to the associated email address. If no response is received by this time on Wednesday, a new winner will be selected (if no update on Wednesday, the prize has been claimed). Thanks for participating, and good luck in the future!
This year’s XBLA Summer of Arcade promotion came to a close with last week’s release of Dust: An Elysian Tail, which was an absolutely refreshing and beautiful title. While this event, like most events, had its weak spots, it performed admirably overall. A blast from the past, an adaptation and improvement on a popular aviary mobile game, a game about zombies that didn’t add to the oversaturation of zombies, a multiplayer only title with an interesting concept, and one man’s dream game come to life all contributed in one way or another to the success (and success it was) of this year’s promotion. Now, with our recent string of giveaways and contests, it may seem odd that we’ve only given away one Summer of Arcade game. Well, that’s because we were gathering one code for each game and setting them aside for this one giveaway. Read the full story