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December 31st 2010, 5:42 pm PT

Show 382: 2010 end of year wrap-up

 

Host: Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson (Xbox LIVE ) (Twitter)  
Co-host : e (Xbox LIVE ) (Twitter)  
Co-host : lollip0p (Xbox LIVE) (Twitter)
Co-Host: Stepto (Xbox LIVE) (Twitter)

We choose of favorite games of 2010
Name the Game
Xbox 101
and more….

 

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December 31st 2010 at 5:42 pm | Podcast | 22 comments

December 31st 2010, 8:01 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 1

 

Here is the last Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal;

LIMBO

 

 

 

Xbox LIVE Members can save 33% on Limbo. It is 800 points today only.

 

 

 

 

 

Yoda Green Lightsaber

 

 

Own Yoda’s green light saber for 200 points today (save 50%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more about the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to stay up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

December 31st 2010 at 8:01 am | Deal | 62 comments

December 30th 2010, 7:59 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 2

 

Here is the Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal for Thursday, December 30

 

All Sonic Arcade titles are on sale today:

 

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Normally: 1200 Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Normally: 400 Discounted Price: 200 Savings: 50%

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Normally: 400 Discounted Price: 200 Savings: 50%

Sonic the Hedgehog Normally: 400 Discounted Price: 200 Savings: 50%

Sonic Adventure Normally: 800 Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Sonic & Knuckles Normally: 240 Discounted Price: 120 Savings: 50%

 

 

Sonic Car Prop

 

 

The Sonic car prop is 120 points today (save 50%)

 

 

 

 

 

The Notebook is on-sale for 380 points

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more about the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to get up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

Tomorrow’s deal: It’s dark. Very dark.

 

December 30th 2010 at 7:59 am | Deal | 29 comments

December 29th 2010, 2:36 pm PT

Arcade: Raskulls

 

RaskullsContent: Raskulls
Price: 800 Microsoft Points
Availability: Check availability in your region

Dash Text: Raskulls is a bone-shakingly crazy action platformer for Xbox Live Arcade! Embark on an action-packed adventure in the Raskulls Mega Quest, starring the lovable yet completely self-centred King, tough-but-fair Bonesaw and the unlikely hero Dragon. Save the world and unlock Achievements in the single player Mega Quest spanning three chapters and over 60 levels! Take your platforming prowess online around the world, or simply on the couch with friends in Raskulls Multiplayer! Raskulls is here to stay, so it’s now your quest to jump, fall, swim and bash your way through every inch of the rich Raskulls world!

 

Add the free trial to your Xbox 360 download queue

 

December 29th 2010 at 2:36 pm | Arcade | 17 comments

December 29th 2010, 6:39 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 3

 

Here is the Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal for Wednesday, December 29:

Monday Night Combat

 

Save 50% on the arcade hit Monday Night Combat. It’s 600 points today only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zombie Mask

 

 

 

 

Give your avatar a make over with this Zombie mask now available for 80 points.

 

 

 

 

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more about the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to get up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

Tomorrow’s deal: It’s time for some Erinaceidae adventures

 

December 29th 2010 at 6:39 am | Deal | 26 comments

December 28th 2010, 8:01 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 4

 

Here is the Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal for Tuesday, December 28:

Mass Effect 2

 

Save on some of Mass Effect 2’s most popular game add-ons. Lair of the Shadow Broker, Overlord and Kasumi are now only 200 points each

 

 

 

 

 

 

Police Officer

 

 

Gear up your avatar with The Police Officer outfit for your avatar is 120 points today only (save 50%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more about the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to get up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

Tomorrow’s deal: Save on the most lethal sport of the future

 

December 28th 2010 at 8:01 am | Deal | 42 comments

December 27th 2010, 3:53 pm PT

Dead Rising 2: Case West

 

DEAD RISING 2: CASE WESTContent: DEAD RISING 2: CASE WEST
Price: 800 Microsoft Points

Availability: Check availability for your region

Dash Text: Dive into the zombie-infested world of Dead Rising 2 with this fully-featured, stand-alone game! Chuck Greene, the man framed for the Fortune City outbreak, is fighting for his life. Enter Frank West, a survivor of the Willamette infestation. In order to clear Chuck’s name and get Frank the ammunition he needs to bring Phenotrans down, the two men must infiltrate a remote facility west of Fortune City. Encounter new enemies, discover new weapons, build new combo weapons, and witness terrible secrets as you fight your way through this massive complex in search of the truth.

 

Add the free trial to your Xbox 360 download queue

 

December 27th 2010 at 3:53 pm | Arcade | 18 comments

December 27th 2010, 8:00 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 5

 

Here is the Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal for Monday, December 27:

Hydro Thunder

 

Hydro Thunder Hurricane is now 67% off.
Xbox LIVE members can purchase it today for 400 points (normally 1200.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minotaur

 

 

The Minotaur pet for your avatar is 120 points today only (save 50%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more about the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to get up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

Tomorrow’s deal: Extend the game play of one of 2010’s top games

 

December 27th 2010 at 8:00 am | Arcade, Deal | 41 comments

December 26th 2010, 7:58 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 6

 

Here is the Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal for Sunday, December 26:

Perfect Dark
Save 50% on Perfect Dark Normally 800 points, today Xbox LIVE members can get it for 400 points.

 

 

 

 

 

 

UAV

 

 

 

The UAV prop for your avatar is 120 points today only.

 

 

 

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more about the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to stay up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

Tomorrow’s deal: A sequel to a legendary arcade hit

 

December 26th 2010 at 7:58 am | Arcade, Deal | 21 comments

December 25th 2010, 8:00 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 7

 

Here is the Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal for Saturday, December 25:

Dance Central
Save 67% on the I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas game add-on for Dance Central
Normally 240 points, today Xbox LIVE members can get their groove on for 80 points.

 

 

 

 

 

Giant Foam Finger

 

 

There is no better way to proclaim your awesomeness than with a giant foam finger. Save 50% when you equip your avatar with this for 80 points.

 

 

 

Plus, the movie Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist is available for 400 points (save 50%)

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more about the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to get up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

Tomorrow’s deal: You’ll save on this Rare classic

 

December 25th 2010 at 8:00 am | Deal | 30 comments

December 25th 2010, 1:39 am PT

Demo: Kinect Sports

 

Kinect SportsContent: Kinect Sports

Price: Free
Availability: Check availability in your region
Dash Text: Kinect Sports sends you, your friends and family into the stadium to bring out your potential as sporting legends. Experience all the thrills of six major events: Soccer, Bowling, Track & Field, Boxing, Beach Volleyball and Table Tennis. No controller required – your body is all you need. From delivering a supreme serve to vaulting the final hurdle, the Kinect sensor tracks all your movements. Play solo to boost your personal best, tackle computer-controlled opponents, send challenges across the globe via Xbox LIVE or gather around the TV for lively living room competition. There’s even a mascot-packed Party Play option for those times when everyone wants in on the action!

 

Add the free demo to your download queue

 

Like the demo? Purchase the full game

 

You’ll need Kinect to enjoy this demo

 

December 25th 2010 at 1:39 am | Demo, Kinect | 2 comments

December 24th 2010, 7:56 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 8

 

Here is the Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal for Friday, December 24

 

Alan Wake
Save 64% on The Writer or The Signal game add-on for Alan Wake.

Normally 560 points each, today Xbox LIVE members can grab each one for 200 points.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rain Coat and Pants

 

 

Complete your Alan Wake experience with the Rain Coat and Pants now on-sale for 120 points (save 63%)

 

 

 

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to get up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

Tomorrow’s deal: I Gotta Feeling you’ll like this one

 

December 24th 2010 at 7:56 am | Deal | 29 comments

December 23rd 2010, 8:01 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 9

 

And the Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal for Thursday, December 23 is:

 

Castlevania HD
Save 50% on Castlevania Harmony of Despair.
Normally 1200 points, today Xbox LIVE members can grab it for 600 points.

 

 

 

 

 

 Rock Band Keyboard

 

 

Also, the Rock Band Keyboard for your Avatar is 120 points (normally 240.)

 

 

 

 

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more about the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to get up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

Tomorrow’s deal: Be sure your flashlight has fresh batteries for this thriller

 

December 23rd 2010 at 8:01 am | Deal | 29 comments

December 22nd 2010, 1:01 pm PT

Arcade: A World of Keflings

 

A World of KeflingsContent: A World of Keflings

Price: 800 Microsoft Points
Availability: Check availability in your region

Dash Text: Build a robot, rescue the princess, make friends with a dragon and help a creepy witch get even creepier. Take your Xbox LIVE Avatar on a journey through exotic lands while you help the tiny Keflings build and customize their kingdoms! Play with a friend on the same console or with three friends over Xbox LIVE in this story-based, kingdom-building adventure.

 

Add the free trial to your Xbox 360 download queue

 

December 22nd 2010 at 1:01 pm | Arcade | 30 comments

December 22nd 2010, 8:02 am PT

Countdown to 2011: Deal Day 10

 

Here is the Xbox LIVE Countdown to 2011 deal for Wednesday, December 22:

 

Lara Croft: GoL

Save 50% on Lara Croft & the Guardian of Light.
Normally 1200 points, today Xbox LIVE members can grab it for 600 points.

 

 

 

 

 

Monkey

 

 

Also, the Pet Monkey for your Avatar is 120 points (normally 240.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plus, the movie 13 Going on 30 is 50% off and available for 400 points

 

Head to Xbox.com to find out more about the Countdown to 2011 promotion and follow me on Twitter to stay up to date on all the deals (and more.)

 

Tomorrow’s deal: You may need a Grimoire to finish this game

 

December 22nd 2010 at 8:02 am | Deal | 35 comments

December 21st 2010, 3:49 pm PT

Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam

 

Battlefield: Bad Co. 2Content: BFBC2 Vietnam

Price: 1200 Microsoft Points
Availability: Check availability in your region

Dash Text: Get ready for a whole new war, as DICE’s massively popular online shooter Battlefield: Bad CompanyTM 2 makes the journey back to the 60′s and the infamous Vietnam war. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam is a content-heavy expansion for the game that has sold more than 5 million copies and has been called "a better game than Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" by The New York Times. At the heart of this expansion lie four distinct, brand-new multiplayer maps based on the Vietnam War. Each map brings a new gameplay experience and fresh visuals, with characteristics such as foxholes, tunnels and dense jungles from where the enemy can launch surprise attacks. 15 weapons and 6 vehicles from the Vietnam War era are available from the moment you go online. Requires the latest multiplayer update.

 

Purchase the game add-on and add it to your Xbox 360 download queue

 

You’ll need a copy of Battlefield Bad Company 2 to use this game add

 

December 21st 2010 at 3:49 pm | Game Add-on | 20 comments

December 21st 2010, 3:47 pm PT

Fallout: New Vegas – Dead Money

 

Fallout: New VegasContent: Fallout: New Vegas – Dead Money

Price: 800 Microsoft Points
Availability: Check availability in your region

Dash Text: Welcome to the Sierra Madre Casino! The casino’s mythical contents are lusted after by desperate wasteland scavengers, who tell stories of intact treasure of the old world buried deep within its vault. Lured here by a mysterious radio signal advertising the long-awaited grand opening of the casino, you are thrown into a high stakes game where you’ll have to work with three other lost souls if you want to survive.

 

Purchase the game add-on and add it to your Xbox 360 download queue

 

You’ll need a copy of Fallout: New Vegas to use this game add

 

December 21st 2010 at 3:47 pm | Game Add-on | 23 comments

December 21st 2010, 3:41 pm PT

Demo: Dead Space 2

 

imageContent: Dead Space 2 Demo
Price: Free
Availability: Check availability in your region
Dash Text: Play the Dead Space™ 2 demo today and bring the terror to space! Engineer Isaac Clarke returns for another blood-curdling adventure in the sequel to the critically acclaimed Dead Space™. After waking from a coma on a massive space city known as "The Sprawl", the lone survivor of a horrific alien infestation finds himself confronting a catastrophic new nightmare. Battling dementia, hunted by the government, and haunted by visions of his dead girlfriend, Isaac will do whatever it takes to save himself and dominate the gruesome onslaught. With an arsenal of tools to dismember Necromorphs and new determination, an engineer will bring the terror to space. The Nightmare Returns January 2011.

 

Add the free demo to your Xbox 360 download queue

 

Like the demo? Purchase the full game

 

December 21st 2010 at 3:41 pm | Demo, Marketplace | 10 comments

December 21st 2010, 7:42 am PT

Xbox LIVE Countdown to New Years Eve kicks off today

Starting today and running until December 31st, we’re counting down to the New Year with a brand new Xbox LIVE deal every day, plus 10 extra bonus deals that are specially priced for the duration of the promotion. The special pricing is available for both Xbox LIVE Gold and Free members.

 

The Xbox LIVE Countdown to New Year’s Eve deals for today, Dec. 21 are:

 

Red Dead Redemption Game Add-ons

Liars & Cheats Normal Price:800 Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Legends & Killers Pack Normal Price: 800 Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Undead Nightmare Normal Price: 800 Discounted Price: 600 Savings: 25%

Undead Nightmare Collection Normal Price: 1600 Discounted Price: 1200 Savings: 25%

 

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Layer Cake Normal Price: 800 Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

 

Bonus: Celebrate the New Year with these free 2011 glasses from the Holiday collection

 

PLUS: the following items are on now sale and the discounted price will be in available until December 31
Super Meat Boy Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%

Comic Jumper Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%

Toy Soldiers Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%

Banjo Tooie Discounted Price: 600 Savings: 50%

Castle Crashers Discounted Price: 600 Savings: 50%

The UnderGarden Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Risk Factions Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Afterburner Climax Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Borderland’s Claptrap New Revolution Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Carcassonne Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

 

Grab these deals now before you forget and the price returns to normal. If you are not near your Xbox 360 console, you can still take advantage of the special prices by purchasing the items on Xbox.com. You’ll save money and the item/s will automatically start downloading the next time you sign in to Xbox LIVE. Details on how that all works on Xbox.com.

 

Tomorrow’s deal: The character in this game holds two Guinness World Records

 

December 21st 2010 at 7:42 am | Archive | No comments

December 21st 2010, 7:42 am PT

Xbox LIVE Countdown to New Year’s Eve kicks off today

Starting today and running until December 31st, we’re counting down to the New Year with a brand new Xbox LIVE deal every day, plus 10 extra bonus deals that are specially priced for the duration of the promotion. The special pricing is available for both Xbox LIVE Gold and Free members.

 

The Xbox LIVE Countdown to New Year’s Eve deals for today, Dec. 21 are:

 

Red Dead Redemption Game Add-ons

Liars & Cheats Normal Price:800 Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Legends & Killers Pack Normal Price: 800 Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Undead Nightmare Normal Price: 800 Discounted Price: 600 Savings: 25%

Undead Nightmare Collection Normal Price: 1600 Discounted Price: 1200 Savings: 25%

 

Video

Layer Cake Normal Price: 800 Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

 

Bonus: Celebrate the New Year with these free 2011 glasses from the Holiday collection

 

PLUS: the following items are on now sale and the discounted price will be in available until December 31
Super Meat Boy Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%

Comic Jumper Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%

Toy Soldiers Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%

Banjo Tooie Discounted Price: 600 Savings: 50%

Castle Crashers Discounted Price: 600 Savings: 50%

The UnderGarden Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Risk Factions Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Afterburner Climax Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Borderland’s Claptrap New Revolution Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

Carcassonne Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

 

Grab these deals now before you forget and the price returns to normal. If you are not near your Xbox 360 console, you can still take advantage of the special prices by purchasing the items on Xbox.com. You’ll save money and the item/s will automatically start downloading the next time you sign in to Xbox LIVE. Details on how that all works on Xbox.com.

 

Follow me on Twitter if you want to be notified of the daily deals.

 

Tomorrow’s deal: The character in this game holds two Guinness World Records

December 21st 2010 at 7:42 am | Deal | 45 comments

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