Newly available today on the Xbox Live Arcade are Axel & Pixel and the second season of Sam & Max. A&P will set you back 800 Microsoft Points ($10), while S&M Season 2 is 1600 Points ($20). The official blurb for Sam & Max Season 2 wasn’t available at the time of this writing, but here’s what Xbox.com has to say about Axel & Pixel:
One day Axel, a painter, and his dog Pixel, awaken trapped in a beautiful but perilous dream world of his own creation. Together, they must solve the mysteries of Axel’s landscapes to get home. Guide Axel & Pixel through this awe-inspiring world to help Axel fulfill his greatest wish—to paint a picture of all four seasons in a single day.
- Exquisite setting: Drawn by hand and rendered in full high-definition, Axel & Pixel is a unique journey through an artist’s dream.
- Lots of gameplay: Unlock the full game for 24 stunning chapters set in four different seasons, with three vehicle mini-games, and many challenging puzzles.