Xbox 360: Sensible World of Soccer and Tempest on XBLA, Wednesday december 19

This week on Wednesday, December 19, we will get Sensible World of Soccer and Tempest on Xbox Live Arcade. Sensible World of Soccer will cost you 800 points, and Tempest is 400 points.

Sensible World of Soccer

Sensible World of Soccer™ is the classic nineties soccer game reborn with enhanced graphics! Play against your friends online in this fantastic pick up and play soccer extravaganza. Experience all the excitement of a full season or enter into a quick game against your friends.

Want to be more hands-on? Manage your team over a full season with a fully immersive tactics editor to put yourself in control on the way to the title.

  • Online play: Take on your friends online in this fun, fast-paced soccer game.
  • Updated for Xbox LIVE Arcade: Play a fully updated Arcade version of this classic game.
  • Classic and Enhanced modes: Play online with the graphics you remember, or with the new enhanced HD visuals.
  • Retro experience: Utilizing the original ’96/’97 code, widely recognized to be the best incarnation of the SWOS series, we are able to deliver an authentic, retro playing experience.
  • Influential game: SWOS is one of the ten most influential games of all time. Play the only version that lets you experience both classic SWOS and modern enhanced SWOS.


Tempest® is one of the most well-known arcade games of all time, a true classic in the realm of video games. This intense shooter requires lots of skill and lightning-quick reflexes. Use unlimited firepower to shoot and destroy enemies in a large geometric battlefield.

Download the full version to play this classic arcade game in its original form and completely re-stylized versions featuring evolved graphics and newly introduced Throttle Monkey™ mode.

  • Next-gen presentation: The game supports 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios, including HDTV, with full-screen anti-aliasing and Dolby Digital surround sound.
  • Arcade integration: Check top scores on the Leaderboards and master 12 challenging Achievements.