‘Space Giraffe,’ ‘Street Trace: NYC’ on Xbox Live Arcade This Week

A pair of new games are scheduled to land on Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. GMT (2:00 a.m. PDT). Brief descriptions for both are below.

From the legendary game designer Jeff Minter, ‘Space Giraffe’ (Llamasoft) is a psychedelic shooter featuring mesmerizing graphics and 100 levels of out-of-this-world gameplay. Gamers can also complete all 100 levels and unlock a hidden gameplay mode.

Set in the urban wastelands of New York City, ‘Street Trace: NYC’ (Gaia Industries) is an all-in-one hoverboard racing and arena battle game featuring multiplayer over Xbox LIVE with up to eight players and an up to a four-way split-screen. Players can choose from four arena games, three street games and even “cash” tournaments that allow them to purchase board and weapon upgrades between games.

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