If you're looking for something to tide you over until Mass Effect 2, you should know that Konami released their tactical RPG Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment on Xbox Live Arcade today. Here's what you get for 1200 points:
Konami's legendary tactical role-playing game (RPG) series returns with Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment on Xbox LIVE® Arcade! On the continent of Sostegaria, two rival kingdoms stand on the brink of war. Caught in the tide of battle is young orphan Tobias Martin. Driven to defend his homeland, and to avenge those already fallen, Tobias enlists with his comrades to fight for peace. But all is not what it seems, and they face a threat far deadlierâ€”and closerâ€”than they know.
â€¢ Classic gameplay, expanded and streamlined: Flames of Judgment combines the speedy RPG pace of the original Vandal Hearts with improved user mechanics and top-notch presentation.
â€¢ Strong story: Serving as the prequel to the original Vandal Hearts, Flames of Judgment delivers a rich, focused, and character-driven storyline.
â€¢ Multiple endings: Your actions throughout the game determine the ending, the future of Tobias, and more!
â€¢ Party members adapt: Player characters improve their skills as you see fit, providing a wide range of options.