Microsoft has today announced that as of Wednesday, March 19, Xbox LIVE Arcade titles DOOM and Assault Heroes will join the Arcade Hits programme and will be available at the lower price of 400 Microsoft Points.
Microsoft has also outlined a number of new XBLA titles to be debuting on the service in the near future. Exact release dates will be announced closer to the time of release.
Rocky and Bullwinkle: Based on the popular US cartoon series of the same name, "Rocky and Bullwinkle" on Xbox LIVE Arcade is a fast party experience packed with over 100 micro-games and characters from the cartoon. Plus, players with an Xbox LIVE Vision camera can control 25 of these games using gestures.
Shotest Shogi: Experience a new kind of shogi, Japan's top board game, which encourages complex tactical play and strategic sacrifices. Features 16 challenging artificial intelligence opponents as well as an online multiplayer mode. For beginners, "Shotest Shogi" also offers an advanced tutorial that guides and tests players as they progress through the game.
TiQal: This new puzzler takes players on an epic journey to save an ancient Mayan village. Players demolish enemy block walls by matching squares of the same colour and building them up to unleash massive combo points and mind-blowing power-ups. Partner with a friend over local or Xbox LIVE to rescue the village.
Wits & Wagers: Party and trivia fun! Even if trivia isn't your thing, the first trivia and party game to hit Xbox LIVE Arcade is one in which players can win by making educated guesses, playing the odds or just knowing the interests of other players, whether they are local or online. The game also supports the Xbox 360 Big Button Pad controllers.
Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3: A revival of one of the most popular arcade shooters with an all-new adventure. Battle solo or recruit two other specialised commandos to conquer the evil tyrant, General Ratiev. Players can play as Codename Wolf, Coyote or Fox to take on waves of soldiers, rescue POWs and blow up armoured vehicles through a variety of dangerous battlefields. The game also comes with a special code to access the Super Street Fighter II HD Remix online beta.