Xbox Live Arcade Update – Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, Alien Spidy

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There’s a duo of adventurous, platforming XBLA releases for the Xbox 360 today, including the long awaited release of Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, and Kalypso’s charming Alien Spidy.

Read on for details for both and links to queue them up.

Alien Spidy (800 Microsoft Points)
After losing contact with his explorer friend Virgi, our fearless alien hero Spidy heads to Earth in his spacecraft to find her. While entering the Earth?s atmosphere, his spacecraft suddenly fails and starts to break up, causing Spidy to crash-land on the strange planet, with his craft scattered across forests, throughout ponds and into dark caves. Spidy finds himself alone on an alien world and faces the epic challenge of tracking down Virgi, battling strange new enemies and finding the missing pieces from his spacecraft in order to repair the damage and make their escape home.

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (1200 Microsoft Points)
Rescue the Giana Sisters in this fast-paced platform game! Jump through tricky levels and transform in an instant from cute to rebellious and back. The entire environment changes with you in real time, including the soundtrack, which was produced by sound magician Chris H?lsbeck. Use your skills, solve challenging puzzles, and defeat nasty end bosses. Start an unusual adventure in this dreamlike remake, and experience the rebirth of a real cult classic of the 80s!