Meteos Wars announced for XBLA

By Patrick Garratt, Thursday, 28 August 2008 06:38 GMT

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Good news arrives this morning in the form of confirmation of a Meteos version – Meteos Wars – for XBLA in October.

For a piffling 800 MS Points, Mr Press Release reckons the latest outing for Q’s puzzler’s going to give you:

  • Planets galore: Defend over 20 planets, each with its own alien race, Meteos block styles, unique gravity effects and visual and audio style
  • All-new special techniques: Master four of the “Planet Impact” special attacks – Armageddon, Gambit, Sentinel and Tempest.
  • Massive modes: Test your quick-thinking 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 1-minute attack, 100-Meteo attack and the Challenge attack.
  • Multiplayer: Blast away your opponents over Xbox LIVE in Matching 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.
  • All-new accessories: Collect various accessories for your aliens by clearing certain objectives – accessorize your alien and give it some personality!

Full thing after the link. Look at screens on IGN.

Meteos Wars Announced for Xbox 360
The award-winning, out of this world action puzzle game lands on Xbox LIVE Arcade!

US, August 27, 2008 – Take a ride through this intergalactic journey where you slide, stack and ignite your blocks to blast away the world-ending meteors! Only you can stop them from falling and crushing your planet. Master the combo links and power-ups to challenge your friends in intense multiplayer sessions. A puzzle game can’t get any better than Meteos Wars, where the story, situation and environments formulate one explosive adventure!

Game Features:
Meteos Wars features several gameplay modes and tons of unlockables with a focus on both single and multiplayer play. The game has received an audio and visual facelift and picked up a few new features along the way, keeping the Meteos experience fresh and creating hours of excitement.

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

* All-new special techniques: Master four of the “Planet Impact” special attacks – Armageddon, Gambit, Sentinel and Tempest.

* Massive modes: Test your quick-thinking 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 1-minute attack, 100-Meteo attack and the Challenge attack.

* Multiplayer: Blast away your opponents over Xbox LIVE in Matching 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.

* All-new accessories: Collect various accessories for your aliens by clearing certain objectives – accessorize your alien and give it some personality!

METEOS WARS
Developer/Publisher: Q Entertainment
Platform: Xbox LIVE Arcade
Genre: Action Puzzle
Release date: October 2008
Price: 800 MSP
# of Players: 1 ~ 2
Rating: TBD

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