- Disc-based games? None. - XBLA: Puzzle Arcade - 800 points for some video jigsaw puzzles - demo: MotoGP 08 (free) - Xbox Live Holiday Deal of the Week: Halo (marked down to 600 points) - Community Game: Fireplace (400 points) - I won't report on all the Community Games because most of them are really bad, but if you want to download a pixellated virtual fireplace, here ya go
Random XBLA stats: - 1.25 billion Gamerscore unlocked to date. - 100 million achievements earned to date. - 60+ XBLA titles score 75 or higher on metacritic. - Braid is highest rated XBLA game of all time. - 110 million trial XBLA games have been downloaded to date. - The Summer of Arcade saw a 58% increase in unique members purchasing game titles. - August broke revenue record by 67%.
I just bought the long-anticipated sequel to Katamari Damacy, and it is a blast. The gameplay is changed just enough to retain the simple fun of rolling around and picking up stuff, but with new additions like rolling around underwater and in space.