bogcapy.jpg[Every week, sister site GamerBytes' editor Ryan Langley passes along the top console digital download news tidbits from the past 7 days, including brand new game announcements and scoops through the world of Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and WiiWare.]

This week's highlights include an interview with Capybara Games about their recently announced title Critter Crunch for the PS3's PlayStation Network.

We discuss what it's like going from cellphone game development to the PS3 hardware, as well as the new improvements they've made to this addictive puzzle game that was previously an IGF Mobile winner on cellphones.

Also this week -- our analysis for the Xbox Live Arcade sales for April, highlighting what went wrong and what went right. It appears that this was a month for few blockbuster hits on XBLA, despite a lot of promise behind a lot of them.

Here's the top XBLA, PSN, and WiiWare stories for the week:

GamerBytes Originals

Interview: Capybara Games On Crunching Critters
We interview Capybara on their upcoming conversion of Critter Crunch for the PlayStation Network.

Analysis: April 2009's Xbox Live Arcade Hits, Misses
We look back at the Major Nelson's Top 10 lists and leaderboard stats for April to see what XBLA customers were really after.

Releases For The Week

Xbox Live Arcade - Texas Cheat'Em, Star Trek D-A-C, Brain Challenge For Cheap

PSN Store (EU) - Savage Moon Demo
PSN Store (NA) - Puzzle Quest: Galactrix, Savage Moon Demo, SIREN: Blood Curse Pricedrop,PSOne Classics

Nintendo Store (EU) - Rainbow Island: Towering Adventure, Fantasy Zone II
Nintendo Store (NA) - Penguins & Friends, Tower Toppler

Xbox Live Arcade

Sega Vintage Collection Vol. 2 Officially Announced
We've been talking about it for months, but it's finally been formally revealed.

XNA Roundup #17 Orbyx : Mystic Orbs of Chaos
Do you like Peggle? Than you'll like this.

Mommy's Best Games Reveal Grapple Buggy For Community Games
From the creator of Weapons Of Choice comes the ultimate in grappling car technology.

XBL Community Watch - EZMuse+ Music Editor, Biology Battle Bargain
A robust music editor makes it to Xbox Live Community Games, and popular title Biology Battle gets a price cut.

Rainbow Islands: Towering Adventure Also Coming To XBLA
Classic WiiWare arcade update also journeying to the Xbox Live Arcade.

Xbox Splash Page Update - Wolfenstein 3D, Battlefield 1943
We've been talking about if for months, but here's your final proof.

PlayStation Network

Critter Crunch On Its Way To PSN
Learn how to deal with the food chain correctly, thanks to Capybara.

Sidhe's Shatter Bounces To PSN
It's Breakout meets Pong meets everything in between - and a little more.


Contra Rebirth Announced, Out Next Week In Japan
Konami continues the 'Rebirth' line of titles on WiiWare.