What was once a thriving area of small and unique downloadables titles has slowly become a void. It just seems Microsoft doesn't care to support what made Xbox Live Arcade so special in the first place. Max: The Curse of Brotherhood, a spiritual successor to Max and the Magic Marker, has particularly peaked my interest as it very well could be one of the last sources of light for XBLA before we make the next console transition.
In a lot of ways, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is very reminiscent of Limbo, with its platforming that required some thinking in order to progress. Max also channels the spirit of Heart of Darkness, a PlayStation 1 era title that twisted your very own heart as you tried to do everything in your power to save the main character from horrific deaths.... read more