XBLA Wednesday: Gatling Gears, Star Raiders

Microsoft has added a pair of games to the Xbox Live Arcade today:

Gatling Gears is a top-down shooter from EA that has been priced at 1200 Microsoft Points ($15) and Star Raiders is an update of the classic Atari 400/800 game that has been priced at 800 Microsoft Points ($10).

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

Gatling Gears
Developer: Vanguard Games
Publisher: Electronic Arts
When the Empire begins its reign of destruction in a thirst for natural resources, it’s up to Max Brawley, a retired Gatling Gear pilot, to stop them. Together with his niece and his trusty Gatling Gear unit he must fight his way to the heart of the Empire and eliminate the destruction at its source.

Star Raiders
Developer: Incinerator Studios
Publisher: Atari
Star Raiders features a fresh new take on the seminal classic, letting you engage in epic dogfights and aerial assaults against the onslaught of the evil Zylons. Utilize radical ship transformations and robot co-pilots in the heat of battle as you fight to save humanity. Explore the galaxy as you utilize galactic warps and sector tactical maps that let you set your own path to liberation!

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