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Discs of Tron
Discs of Tron Slated for February 13th Release.
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Straight from a Disney press release comes confirmation that this upcoming Wednesday will be the release of Disney's Discs of Tron on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

Here's the official release for those who're interested:

"The ground-breaking film “Tron,” about a man who ventures inside a video game and has to battle for survival, spawned two classic arcade games in the early 1980s. Disney Interactive Studios today announced Discs of Tron, the second arcade game inspired by the film, will be available on February 13 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

In Discs of Tron, players face off in a three-dimensional arena against the film’s villain, Sark, as they throw discs to try to knock him off of a platform or “derezz” him with a disc while he counters. The game, which includes both classic and enhanced modes, gets increasingly more difficult as players progress. A player’s advancement through the game includes multiple platforms of different altitudes, a barricade between the two combatants and chasers, which are secondary weapons from Sark. The player’s deflector can provide necessary temporary protection from Sark’s onslaught of discs.

Discs of Tron, which received an 8.0 out of 10 review score from Official Xbox Magazine (U.S.), includes multiplayer modes: Classic Versus (highest score wins), Speed Versus (player to reach determined score first wins), Co-op (two players’ scores combined for leader board results) and Deadly Disc Versus (players play simultaneously and power-ups help one player or hinder another).

“Discs of Tron is considered an arcade classic as it mesmerized fans who wanted an entertaining and challenging experience derived from the innovative film,” said Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. “The game’s release on Xbox LIVE Arcade enables multiple generations to play the addictive game in both its original form from 25 years ago and an enhanced mode with upgraded graphics and sound.”

The enhanced mode features high-definition graphics that show the three-dimensional arena surrounded by a cityscape from the world of Tron. The game’s audio is also upgraded in the enhanced mode.
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Fantastic news for all us Tron fans!

To view the game's achievements please view it's achievement list HERE.




 
 

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Comment #1 by Wriggy
Friday, February 08, 2008 @ 07:48:52 PM
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As well as Commander: Attack of the Genos ;)


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Comment #2 by Axe Argonian
Friday, February 08, 2008 @ 07:49:27 PM
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When is N+ coming out? The Official Xbox Magazine reviewed it two issues ago!


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Comment #3 by Jimjons
Friday, February 08, 2008 @ 08:09:24 PM
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Sweeeet.... Love my crazy 80's movies about weird shit, this game will be fun (I Hope). It got an 80 from OXM US and a 20 from OXM UK. Strange. NOW they just need to make a flight of the navigator game......


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Comment #4 by Tron
Friday, February 08, 2008 @ 08:10:40 PM
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They should remain it Discs of Tron x360a...get ownd... although this looks ridiculous.


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Comment #5 by Deyankees1
Friday, February 08, 2008 @ 08:23:50 PM
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Wait wasn't there a tron game already for live. Never mind I see this is a completely different one.


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Comment #6 by razzleson
Friday, February 08, 2008 @ 08:57:05 PM
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@Tron, Notice how I said Tron fans? That was mainly directed towards you, not the game. Duhzzzzz

@Yung, don't worry. I had to check when i got the press release. I thought it already came out :p


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Comment #7 by chiefgonebad
Friday, February 08, 2008 @ 09:02:08 PM
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hmm might try this game when it comes out but im more concerned about the release for N+


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Comment #8 by Sean Banty
Friday, February 08, 2008 @ 09:04:18 PM
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If its not good really good graphics and exciting gameplay... Its not a good game... This is cleary, NOT a good game...


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Comment #9 by dark fear 420
Friday, February 08, 2008 @ 09:41:29 PM
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might be good but graphics aren't that good but then again im not the biggest on graphics


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Comment #10 by Doominatorx6
Saturday, February 09, 2008 @ 12:33:35 AM
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cough cough GRAPHICS WHORE cough cough

But seriously, the game is some 20 years old, of course it looks dated. Its how it PLAYS that matters.


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Comment #11 by Sonnenberg
Saturday, February 09, 2008 @ 03:21:29 AM
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exactly


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Comment #12 by pwjuggalo
Monday, February 11, 2008 @ 04:22:09 AM
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hope this turns out to be good never played it when it was in the arcade (i wasn't even born yet)but hey it has gotten several good reviews so lets keep our fingers crossed


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Comment #13 by The Grader 600
Monday, February 11, 2008 @ 01:28:34 PM
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if you dont like the demo - dont buy it - simple as


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