The newest in an iconic video game series releases for XBox Live Arcade this Wednesday, November 2 as BurgerTime World Tour becomes available for download.
The original BurgerTime, released in 1982, is one of the most remembered titles from the first golden age of video games. A variety of home versions and sequels have followed ever since for a variety of video game platforms.
BurgerTime World Tour manages to take the best elements of the classic game series to create a “retro evolution” title that provides and exciting new play experience combined with the iconic elements of the eternal BurgerTime titles that preceded it.
A number of live broadcasts will accompany the Wednesday release on both PatrickScottPatterson.com and Destructoid.com, featuring live play by the game developers, the author of this column and more. Watch gaming champ Eric Cummings break the world record on the Nintendo Entertainment System version of BurgerTime and team up with yours truly to take on the BurgerTime World Tour developers in multi-player mode. Watch patrons of Star Worlds Arcade take on the original arcade classic while others take on the new release, all broadcast live online.
Take a look at the slideshow to the left to see the multiple generations of BurgerTime tastiness, from 1982 to the present day.