Xbox 360: Bionic Commando Rearmed on XBLA

This weeks Xbox Live Arcade game is Bionic Commando Rearmed at 800 points. The game is available on Wednesday August 13.

Bionic Commando Rearmed

Bionic Commando® Rearmed sees a return of the intense 2-D side-scrolling, shooting, and grappling action from the much-loved 1988 Bionic Commando. Bionic Commando Rearmed brings the amazing gameplay up to date with stunning new visuals, new weapons, online rankings, and a reworked musical score just for starters.

Bionic Commando Rearmed delivers two-player co-op, a frenetic multiplayer mode for up to four players, and a series of over 50 devious challenge rooms to test your swinging skills.

Wire-tapping the enemy communication in Bionic Commando Rearmed will give you access to information about weaknesses for the newly-designed Imperial bosses in the game. Play Bionic Commando Rearmed to unlock the original NES character costume and use it in Bionic Commando.

  • Classic gameplay: Experience the classic Bionic Commando gameplay focused around the use of the bionic arm.
  • Multiplayer modes: Team up or go All vs. All in multiplayer modes, including Last Man Standing, Death Match, and the intriguingly named Don’t Touch the Floor.
  • Updated graphics: The game has received a total modern visual revamp, including dynamic shadows, particle effects, and environmental damage.
  • Cross-game interoperability: Complete specific parts of Bionic Commando Rearmed to unlock new content and hints for the Bionic Commando sequel.
  • Visual style: The in-game art was designed by one of Capcom’s most talented artists, Toshiaki Mori.