Yar’s Revenge, Might & Magic on XBLA today

Pick your poison in today’s Xbox Live Arcade update: a futuristic shooter or an RPG puzzler set in olden times.

Yar’s Revenge is a new version of the classic Atari 2600 shooter that reimagines Yar as a teenage girl in power armor. Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes is another reimagining of a classic game, albeit one originally released for the DS in 2009. The XBLA version includes high definition graphics and a brand new 2 vs 2 co-op mode.

Yar’s Revenge can be downloaded for 800 Microsoft Points ($10) while Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes has been priced at 1200 Microsoft Points ($15).

More information on both games can be found after the break.

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes
Developer: Capybara
Publisher: Ubisoft
The award-winning Might & Magic Clash of Heroes is now on XBLA! Live the epic adventure of 5 young Heroes leading their armies to save the world of Might & Magic. Discover a unique mix of RPG and puzzle battle mechanics and experience brand new online and local battle modes for up to 4 players. – Enjoy a 20 hour campaign in the rich Might & Magic universe and learn devastating combos! – Master 10 Faction heroes and spells, 40 creatures with unique abilities and more than 50 artifacts. – Challenge your friends online or offline, in 1 vs 1 or in the brand new 2 vs 2 cooperative mode. – Grow from young hero to fully fledged champion in the exclusive online ranked battle modes.

Yar’s Revenge
Developer: Killspace Entertainment
Publisher: Atari
Assume the role of Yar, a deadly agent of destruction brainwashed by the Qotile race to hunt down innocents. After realizing the terrible truth behind her captors, Yar sets off on a mission to exact revenge and save her kind from extinction. Wage all-out war against the Qotile with an arsenal of armor and weapons and local co-op.

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