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December 31st 2011, 1:00 am PT

Xbox 12 Days of Deals: Day 12

Modern Warfare® 2

Call of Duty 4
Today save on the following Call of Duty 4 & Call of Duty MW2 games and content:

  Normal Price Today Only Savings
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2  Varies  By  Region
Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package 1200 600 50%
Modern Warfare 2 Resurgence Pack 1200 600 50%
Call of Duty 4 Varies  By  Region
Call of Duty 4 Variety Map Pack 800 400 50%

December 31st 2011 at 1:00 am | COD, Deal | 129 comments

December 30th 2011, 1:00 am PT

Xbox 12 Days of Deals: Day 11

Gears of War 3

 

Today you can save on the following Gears of War 3 content

 

  Normal Price Today Only Savings
Gears of War 3, Season Pass 2400 1800 25%
Gears 3 Skins Launch Collection 3600 1800 50%
Gears of War Gold Lancer 320 160 50%
Gears Boomshield 320 160 50%

December 30th 2011 at 1:00 am | Deal, Gears of War | 52 comments

December 29th 2011, 1:00 am PT

Xbox 12 Days of Deals: Day 10

Red Dead Redemption

 

Today you can save on 50% on the following Red Dead Redemption game add-ons.
In addition, the full game download is also on sale.

 

  Normal Price Today Only Savings
Red Dead Redemption Varies  By  Region
Undead Nightmare Pack 800 400 50%
Legends and Killers Pack 800 400 50%
Liars & Cheats Pack 800 400 50%
RDR Undead Nightmare Collection 1600 800 50%

December 29th 2011 at 1:00 am | Deal | 102 comments

December 28th 2011, 10:19 am PT

Demo: Gears of War 3: Shipwreck Demo

Gears of War 3Content: Shipwreck Demo
Price: Free
Availability: Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region
Dash Text: Experience Metacritic’s top-rated shooter of 2011! The demo features the mission ‘Shipwreck,’ a thrilling introduction to the spectacular 10-hour campaign.

 

   

Add the demo to your Xbox 360 download queue

Like the demo? Purchase the full game

December 28th 2011 at 10:19 am | Demo, Gears of War | 47 comments

December 28th 2011, 10:16 am PT

Arcade: Zombies Must Die!

All Zombies Must Die!Content: Zombies Must Die!
Price: 800 Microsoft Points
Availability: Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region
Dash Text: Go on! Do it! Spend those points! Hurry up!: time is of the essence. Someone has to take care of all those zombies and who better to do that than a gifted gamer like yourself! Think – in a short while – you could be blasting your way through ranks of brain-hungry monsters, making bizarre weapons and completing crazy quests. All that could be yours if you just buy the game! Remember, All Zombies Must Die! We need you!

Add the free game trial to your Xbox 360 download queue

December 28th 2011 at 10:16 am | Arcade, Marketplace | 10 comments

December 28th 2011, 1:00 am PT

Xbox 12 Days of Deals: Day 9

Today save 60% on Sonic 4, Episode 1 and Sonic Adventure. Normally 800 points each are 320 points each today. In addition, the following Sonic related content is also on sale for 60% off:

  Normal Price Today Only Savings
Sonic 4, Episode 1 800 320 60%
Sonic Adventure 800 320 60%
Sonic Adventure Upgrade 400 160 60%
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 400 160 60%
Sonic the Hedgehog 400 160 60%
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 400 160 60%
       

December 28th 2011 at 1:00 am | Arcade, Deal | 43 comments

December 27th 2011, 6:00 am PT

Coming Soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace

Here is a look at some of the upcoming content scheduled for the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.*

See the blog post I’ll make for many of these for pricing and/or regional availability and follow me on Twitter for updates.

Xbox LIVE Arcade  Release Date MS Points
All Zombies Must Die! 29-Dec 800
NFL Blitz 4-Jan 1200
     
Game Add-ons Release Date MS Points
Forza Motorsport 4 January Jalopnik Pack 3-Jan 560
     
Deal of the Week Discount Dates Price
  27-Dec – 2-Jan  
Full House Poker   480 (40% off)
Connect 4×4    400 (50% off)
Jenga    400 (50% off)
Pictureka    400 (50% off)
Sorry! Slider    400 (50% off)
Sorry!    400 (50% off)
Boggle    400 (50% off)
Battleship    400 (50% off)
Yahtzee    400 (50% off)
Connect 4    400 (50% off)
Scrabble    400 (50% off)
     
Dancin’ Dancin’ Dancin’  3-Jan – 9-Jan  
Dance Central Dance Pack 05    480 (33% off)
Dance Central DancePack 06   960 (33% off)
Dance Central Dance Pack 07   960 (33% off)
Dance Central Marathon Pack 02   1500 (58% off)
Dance Central Marathon Pack 01   1400 (58% off)
Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling   160 (33% off)
Dance Central Dance Pack 01   640 (33% off)
Dance Central Dance Pack 02   640 (33% off)
Dance Central Dance Pack 03   640 (33% off)
Dance Central Dance Pack 04   640 (33% off)
     
Sales  & Specials Discount Date Price
Electronic Arts Publisher Sale 3-Jan – 9-Jan Up to 50% off
     
Games on Demand Release Date  
Transformers: Dark of the Moon 27-Dec  
Child of Eden  27-Dec  
Wipeout: In the Zone 27-Dec  
Resonance of Fate 27-Dec  
Super Street Fighter IV  3-Jan  
Naughty Bear 3-Jan  
Backbreaker Football 3-Jan  
     
Demos Release Date  
Rise of Nightmares 3-Jan  
     
Avatar Release Date  
Assassin’s Creed Universe 27-Dec  
Fitness  27-Dec  
Metal Gear Solid Update 27-Dec  
Vampires/Werewolves 27-Dec  
Kinect Disneyland Adventures – Update 2 3-Jan  
Tattoo Collection 3-Jan  

 

*As with all game related releases, dates, prices and availability are subject to change and vary by region.

December 27th 2011 at 6:00 am | Arcade, Avatar Marketplace, Deal, Demo, Game Add-on, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 70 comments

December 27th 2011, 1:00 am PT

Xbox 12 Days of Deals: Day 8

Halo: ReachToday you can save 50% on Halo:Reach Map Packs and more. Don’t own Halo:Reach yet?
The full version of the game is also on sale and available for direct download from Xbox LIVE.

Here is a breakdown of today’s Halo special offers: 


Normal Today Only
Halo Reach Noble Map Pack 800 400
Halo Reach Defiant Map Pack 800 400
Halo Reach full game download Varies by region Varies by region
Halo Reach Anchor 9 Premium Theme  240 120
Halo: Reach Noble Team Theme 240 120
Halo Energy Sword Prop  240 120
Halo: Reach Kat Spartan 320 Armor Male 400 200
Halo: Reach Kat Spartan 320 Armor Female 400 200

December 27th 2011 at 1:00 am | Deal, Halo | 45 comments

December 26th 2011, 1:00 am PT

Xbox 12 Days Of Deals: Day 7

Forza Motorsport 4

If you got Forza 4 for Christmas, you’ll want to check out today’s Holiday Deal: You can save on the Forza 4 Season Pass, the Forza 4 November Speed Pack and more.

Details on Xbox.com

December 26th 2011 at 1:00 am | Deal | 62 comments

December 25th 2011, 1:00 am PT

Xbox 12 Days Of Deals: Day 6

Fruit Ninja Kinect Did you get Kinect for Christmas? Then you’ll want to grab today’s Holiday Deal: Fruit Ninja Kinect on Xbox LIVE Arcade is 50% off today.

Normally 800 points, today you can grab it for 400.

Download the trial and give it a try.

December 25th 2011 at 1:00 am | Deal | 74 comments

December 24th 2011, 1:00 am PT

Xbox 12 Days Of Deals: Day 5

Street Fighter III: Online Edition

 

The Xbox LIVE Arcade game Street Fighter 3 Online Edition is today’s deal. Grab it for 600 points

December 24th 2011 at 1:00 am | Arcade, Deal, Marketplace | 66 comments

December 23rd 2011, 3:12 pm PT

Demo: Kung-Fu High Impact Demo

Kung-FuContent: Kung-Fu High Impact Demo
Price: Free
Availability: Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region
Dash Text: Kung-Fu High Impact is a full-body motion fighting adventure that uses Kinect to scan YOU inside the game! Fight baddies using your killer-instincts to throw kicks and punches. Become the hero and star in your own comic book adventure. Challenge your friends in unique multiplayer combat.

 

Add the free demo to your Xbox 360 download queue

Like the demo? Order the full game

Note: You’ll need Kinect to use this demo

 

December 23rd 2011 at 3:12 pm | Demo, Kinect, Marketplace | 4 comments

December 23rd 2011, 1:00 am PT

Xbox 12 Days Of Deals: Day 4

Mortal Kombat Today you can save 50% on the Mortal Kombat: Season Pass. Normally 1200 points, today you can get it for 600.

 

Deadliest Warrior: Legends Plus Deadliest Warrior: Legends is 400 Points (normally 800)

and

Deadliest Warrior: Legends, Joan of Arc game add-on is 120 points (normally 240)

December 23rd 2011 at 1:00 am | Deal | 77 comments

December 22nd 2011, 9:01 am PT

Xbox 12 Days Of Deals: Day 3

Operation:  Anchorage Fallout: New Vegas

Today save 50% on select Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas game add-ons

See the full list here

Remember: We’ll have a new deal each day, so you’ll want to follow me on Twitter where I’ll be posting links to the daily deals as they become available.
Plus, don’t forget this list of special offers that are available until January 2nd.

December 22nd 2011 at 9:01 am | Deal | 40 comments

December 21st 2011, 11:21 am PT

Xbox 12 Days Of Deals: Day 2

Today you can save 50% on Hole in the Wall and Leedmees. Each are 400 points today only.

December 21st 2011 at 11:21 am | Deal | 44 comments

December 21st 2011, 9:54 am PT

Inside Xbox videos now available on YouTube and your mobile device

slot-197x148-InsideXboxSlot-v2 Just as Inside Xbox settles into its new home on the Video Channel of the new Xbox LIVE Dash, Inside Xbox is also jumping out of the console to appear on YouTube and LIVE’s new iOS App (My Xbox LIVE), in addition to its ongoing availability on Windows Phone (Xbox LIVE Hub Spotlight) and Xbox.com .   Featuring many of popular weekly shows including Insider Moves, Major’s Minute and SentUAMessage. Plus you can learn more about your Xbox 360, Kinect and Xbox LIVE from Xbox 101.

Inside Xbox
first debuted on the dash in 2008.  Today with an international lineup of more than 30 shows, Inside Xbox is enjoyed by million of viewers in 24 countries around the world

Update: Here is a video on did about the Companion App, iOS app and YouTube


 

December 21st 2011 at 9:54 am | Xbox 360, Xbox Live | 24 comments

December 21st 2011, 8:28 am PT

Demo: EA SPORTS GRAND SLAM TENNIS 2

EA SPORTS™ Grand Slam® Tennis 2Content: EA SPORTS GRAND SLAM TENNIS 2 Demo
Price: Free
Availability: Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region
Dash Text: Relive or rewrite the 2011 Wimbledon final match on Centre Court between the top 2 seeded players in the world, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. Feel the true excitement and emotion of championship tennis with Grand Slam® Tennis 2 in this 3 game set. Total Racquet Control allows users to swing their racquet using the right stick, giving optimum feel and response. Play by yourself or against a friend.

Add the free game demo to your Xbox 360 download queue

Like the demo? Purchase the full game

December 21st 2011 at 8:28 am | Demo, Marketplace | 23 comments

December 21st 2011, 8:24 am PT

Arcade: Trine 2

Trine 2Content: Trine 2
Price: 1200 Microsoft Points
Availability: Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region
Dash Text: Experience a world of stunning beauty, potent magic, and perilous adventure…one in which you may travel alone or with friends. Play as the powerful knight, the swift rogue, and the crafty wizard in this physics-based, action-platformer with 3-player local and online multiplayer. Make the most of each character’s unique skills and tools to find your way through each puzzling stage of this breathtakingly beautiful adventure. Brought together by chance and bound by a powerful ancient magic, a knight, a thief, and a wizard must now work together to undo the spell cast upon them and defeat an undead army threatening the kingdom. Each is uniquely specialized; the knight is master of strength and steel, his mighty sword capable of felling any foe. The thief is fast and dextrous, highly proficient with bow and arrow. The wizard dominates his surroundings, manipulating the environment around him. Together, there is no enemy or obstacle that can stand in their way.

Add the free game trial to your Xbox 360 download queue

December 21st 2011 at 8:24 am | Arcade, Marketplace | 11 comments

December 20th 2011, 1:50 pm PT

Next wave of app now available for Xbox 360

Xbox 360 is building on its expansive catalog of movies, sports, television and music and we’re happy to offer* the following new entertainment experiences starting today in various regions on Xbox LIVE:

· 4 on Demand (C4). United Kingdom
· ABC iView (Australian Broadcasting Corp.). Australia
· Dailymotion. Available in 34 countries globally**
· Demand 5 (Five). United Kingdom
· M6. France
· MSN Video. France
· UFC on Xbox LIVE (UFC). Canada, United States
· VUDU (Wal-Mart). United States

In addition, on December 15th Microsoft and Orange announced that Orange TV is coming to Xbox LIVE in France, starting in Spring 2012. Thirty Orange TV channels will initially be available, including the major channels available in the French market. Later in the year, “catch-up” TV and Orange’s video on demand catalog will also be available.

*Xbox LIVE Gold membership and/or additional subscriptions/fees may be required. Kinect functionality available with select Xbox LIVE content and varies by feature and country. For additional details and availability, see http://www.xbox.com/live.

** Dailymotion will be available in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, India, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland , Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, South Africa.

December 20th 2011 at 1:50 pm | Xbox 360, Xbox Live | 69 comments

December 20th 2011, 7:49 am PT

Arcade: MotionSports Adrenaline Wingsuit Diving Demo

Motionsports™Content: Adrenaline Wingsuit Diving Demo
Price: Free
Availability: Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region
Dash Text: Motionsports Adrenaline features 6 of the world’s most extreme sports and this demo let’s you try the most dangerous of all – Wingsuit proximity flying! Experience the thrill of hurtling down a Himalayan mountainside at speeds of over 120mph and take advantage of Kinect’s full-body tracking as you instinctually lean, jump and duck your way past treacherous obstacles and pull off tricks. Try to collect as many items as possible and break speed records in single player mode. Or try out split screen multiplayer and use the multitude of different weapons along the course to slow down your friends and reach the landing zone first! Once you’ve conquered this Wingsuit level, check out the full game which also features Mountain Biking, Extreme Skiing, Whitewater Kayaking, Rock Climbing and Kite Surfing. At last, here’s your chance to try some of the world’s most Adrenaline-fueled activities in some of the most astounding places on earth… without risking life and limb!

Add the free trial to your Xbox 360 download queue

Like the demo? Purchase the full game

Note: You’ll need Kinect to use this demo

December 20th 2011 at 7:49 am | Demo, Kinect, Marketplace | 1 comment

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