"X-Men Arcade", the classic KONAMI sidescroller, is back, available for download today on a number of consoles including PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. From the official press release:
X-Men Arcade brings the fun and excitement of the hit arcade game to Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, as players can engage in multiplayer action both locally and online. Up to six players are supported locally on the PlayStation Network version and up to four on Xbox LIVE Arcade, while online drop-in multiplayer allows anyone to join the battle with a total of as many as six players on either system at any time. The game also integrates high-definition heads-up displays, menus and local/online leaderboards to track statistics and scores.Meanwhile, the additionally included Japanese version of the game features power-ups and energy drops not seen in the harder American version, as well as Japanese subtitles at the lower half of the game screen.
Custom Match Mode allows players to set the number of players, as well as difficulty and the beginning level. Meanwhile, Create Match Mode establishes the player as host and adds the ability for complete veto power over the match.
X-Men Arcade is now available on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 800 MSPTS and on the PlayStation Network for $9.99. To download new screen shots and for more information on the game, please visit: http://www.konami.com/games/xmen