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December 30th 2012, 12:02 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 13: XBLA Fighting Games

Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Mortal Kombat Arcade Dungeon Defenders Street Fighter III: Online Edition Dungeon Fighter LIVE: Fall Of Hendon Myre
         

Today, save 50% on the following Xbox LIVE Arcade fighting games

Content Normally Discount Price Savings
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown 1200 600 50%
Mortal Kombat Arcade 800 400 50%
Dungeon Defenders 1200 600 50%
Street Fighter 3 Online Edition 1200 600 50%
Dungeon Fighter LIVE  800 400 50%

December 30th 2012 at 12:02 am | Deal | 52 comments

December 29th 2012, 12:01 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 12: Family Games

Day 12 of the Countdown to 2013 promotion sees the following Xbox LIVE Arcade and Games on Demand titles on sale:

Content Type Normally Discount Price Savings
Banjo Kazooie Nuts and Bolts GonD $14.99 $9.99 33%
Cars 2: The Video Game GonD $29.99 $19.99 33%
Crash of the Titans GonD $19.99 $9.99 50%
Toy Story 3 GonD $19.99 $9.99 50%
Crazy Taxi Arcade 800 200 75%
The Splatters Arcade 800 200 75%

December 29th 2012 at 12:01 am | Deal | 45 comments

December 28th 2012, 12:01 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 11: Walking Dead

The Walking Dead

Today only: Get a copy of the Award Winning “The Walking Dead” game for free. Plus, every single chapter is 50% off.

Content Type Normally Discount Price Savings
The Walking Dead  Arcade 400 0 100%
The Walking Dead Ep 2 "Starved for Help" Add-on 400 200 50%
The Walking Dead Ep 3 "Long Road Ahead" Add-on 400 200 50%
The Walking Dead Ep 4 "Around Every Corner" Add-on 400 200 50%
The Walking Dead Ep 5 "No Time Left" Add-on 400 200 50%
   
   

December 28th 2012 at 12:01 am | Deal | 126 comments

December 26th 2012, 12:00 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 9: Counter Strike Go

Counter-Strike: GO

On sale today for 600 points…a 50% savings

 

 

 

   
   

December 26th 2012 at 12:00 am | Arcade, Deal | 60 comments

December 25th 2012, 12:01 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 8: Kinect/Family games

Merry Christmas everyone. Here are the Countdown to 2013 Daily Deals for today:

Content Type Normally Discount Price Savings
Hydro Thunder Arcade 1200 400 67%
Rock of Ages Arcade 800 200 75%
Mini Ninjas Adventures Arcade 800 400 50%
Leedmees Arcade 800 200 75%
Fruit Ninja Kinect Arcade 800 400 50%
Fruit Ninja Kinect – 8-bit Cartridge Add-on 160 80 50%
Fruit Ninja Kinect – Art Box Add-on 160 80 50%
Fruit Ninja Kinect – Space Capsule Add-on 160 80 50%
Fruit Ninja Kinect – Storm Season Add-on 160 80 50%

December 25th 2012 at 12:01 am | Arcade, Deal | 35 comments

December 24th 2012, 12:01 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 7: Trials HD, Trials Evolution and game add-ons

The following Trials content is on sale today only:

Trials HDTrials Evolution

Content Type Normally Discount Price Savings
Trials HD Arcade 800 400 50%
Trials Evolution Arcade 1200 800 33%
Trials Evolution Origins of Pain Add-on 400 200 50%
Trials HD – Big Thrills Add-on 400 200 50%
Trials HD – Big Pack Add-on 400 200 50%

December 24th 2012 at 12:01 am | Arcade, Deal | 50 comments

December 23rd 2012, 12:01 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 6: Dust, Deadlight and Hybrid

Dust: An Elysian Tail™ Deadlight Hybrid

600 MSP

600 MSP

400 MSP

These prices are for today only.

Content Normally Discount Price Savings
Dust 1200 600 50%
Deadlight 1200 600 50%
Hybrid 1200 400 67%

December 23rd 2012 at 12:01 am | Deal | 66 comments

December 22nd 2012, 12:01 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 5: Tony Hawk PS HD 50% off

Tony Hawk's PS HD

 

Today, get Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD for 600 points.

 

 

   
   

December 22nd 2012 at 12:01 am | Arcade, Deal, Marketplace | 70 comments

December 21st 2012, 12:01 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 4: Rockstar Games On Demand

 

L.A. Noire Red Dead Redemption Max Payne 3 Midnight Club: LA
       

Today only: The following Rockstar Games area available for direct download from Xbox LIVE for 33% off:

Content Type Normally (US) Discount Price (US) Savings
LA Noire GonD $29.99 $19.99 33%
Red Dead Redemption GonD $29.99 $19.99 33%
Max Payne 3 GonD $59.99 $39.99 33%
Midnight Club: LA GonD $14.99 $9.99 33%

*Similar discounts in other countries where content is available

   
   
   

December 21st 2012 at 12:01 am | Deal, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 84 comments

December 20th 2012, 12:01 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 3

Today only, the following Xbox LIVE Arcade Games (and Rayman Origins via Games on Demand) are 1/2 off and Trine is 67% off:

Content Type Normally Discount Price Savings
Fez Arcade 800 400 50%
Hell Yeah! Arcade 1200 600 50%
Sonic Adventure 2 Arcade 800 400 50%
Rayman Origins GonD GonD $19.99 $9.99 50%
Rayman 3 HD Arcade 800 400 50%
Mark of the Ninja Arcade 1200 600 50%
Trine 2 Arcade 1200 400 67%

 

   
   
   

December 20th 2012 at 12:01 am | Deal | 86 comments

December 19th 2012, 1:23 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Daily Deal Day 2: LEGO GonD Games

 

LEGO BatmanLEGO Star Wars: TCSLEGO Star Wars III
LEGO® Indiana Jones™LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video GameLEGO® Indiana Jones™ 2LEGO® Harry Potter™

Today the collection of LEGO Games On Demand titles are on sale.

These titles are available for direct download from Xbox LIVE for 50% off today only:

Content Normally Discount Price Savings
Lego Batman $19.99 $9.99 50%
Lego Star Wars the Complete Saga $29.99 $14.99 50%
Lego Star Wars III $19.99 $9.99 50%
Lego Indiana Jones $19.99 $9.99 50%
Lego Pirates of the Caribbean $19.99 $9.99 50%
Lego Indiana Jones 2 $19.99 $9.99 50%
Lego Harry Potter 1-4 $19.99 $9.99 50%

 

   
   
   

December 19th 2012 at 1:23 am | Deal, Marketplace | 38 comments

December 18th 2012, 5:16 am PT

Countdown to 2013 Deals

Celebrate the for Countdown to 2013 with of deals on games, add-ons, avatars and more from Xbox LIVE.
Sign in to Xbox LIVE or stop back here every day to see what new deals we have for you – but remember these special discounts won’t last more than a day. There will be a new deal every day between now and 2013.

To get things started we’ve got the full Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 game and all of the game add-ons discounted to 50% off TODAY ONLY.

Modern Warfare® 3


Content Type Normally Discount Price Savings
MW3 GonD GonD $59.99 $29.99 50%
MW3 Collection 1 Add-on 1200 600 50%
MW3 Collection 2 Add-on 1200 600 50%
MW3 Collection 3 Add-on 1200 600 50%
MW3 Collection 4 Add-on 1200 600 50%

 

Follow me on twitter where each day I’ll be posting the latest deal for each day so you won’t miss a thing.

In addition to the daily deals, we’ve also go the following special offers available until December 31, 2012

Content Type Normally Discount Price Savings
Frogger Hyperarcade Arcade 800 400 50%
Joe Danger 2 The Movie Arcade 1200 400 67%
Zuma’s Revenge Arcade 800 400 50%
Simpsons Arcade Arcade 800 600 25%
Wreckateer Arcade 800 200 75%
Plants vs. Zombies Arcade 1200 600 50%
Peggle Arcade 800 400 50%
Peggle Nights Add-on 400 200 50%
Fire Pro Wrestling Arcade 800 400 50%
Sonic 4: Episode 2 Arcade 1200 600 50%
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Arcade 400 160 60%
Realms of Ancient War Arcade 1200 400 67%
Rock Band 3 GonD gonD $19.99 $9.99 50%
A World of Keflings Arcade 800 400 50%
A World of Keflings – Sugar, Spice and Not So Nice Add-on 320 160 50%
A World of Keflings – It Came From Outer Space Add-on 320 160 50%
Kinect Party Arcade 400 0 100%
Jet Set Radio Arcade 800 400 50%
Bully Scholarship Edition GonD $14.99 $9.99 33%
Super Meat Boy Arcade 1200 600 50%
Air Force Flight Helmet Avatar 160 80 50%
Army Humvee Avatar 240 120 50%
T-Rex  Avatar 160 80 50%
Triceratops  Avatar 160 80 50%
Adult Husky Avatar 240 120 50%
Golden Retriever  Avatar 240 120 50%
Abominable Snowman Outfit Female Avatar 160 80 50%
Abominable Snowman Outfit Male Avatar 160 80 50%
Sports Car Avatar 320 160 50%

 

You can also hit Xbox.com for more information on the Holiday Sale

December 18th 2012 at 5:16 am | Deal | 93 comments

December 11th 2012, 6:00 am PT

Content coming soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace

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

Follow me on Twitter for additional updates.


Xbox LIVE Arcade  Release Date MS Points
Mensa  12-Dec 800
Black Knight Sword  12-Dec 800
Kinect Party  18-Dec Free through  12/31
     
Game Add-ons Release Date MS Points
Assassin’s Creed III : The Hidden Secrets Pack  11-Dec 400
Pinball FX 2 – Zen Classic Pack 12-Dec 800
Guardians of the Middle Earth: Bilbo Baggins  14-Dec 160
Guardians of the Middle Earth: Bert the Troll Packs  14-Dec 160
Forza Horizon Rally Expansion Pack  18-Dec 1600
Battlefield 3: Aftermath  18-Dec 1200
Resident Evil 6: Survival  18-Dec 320
Resident Evil 6: Predator  18-Dec 320
Resident Evil 6: Onslaught  18-Dec 320
Resident Evil 6: Mode Pack  18-Dec 720
Minecraft: Festive Skin Pack  19-Dec 80
Full House Poker: Texas Heat Winter 2013 DLC  19-Dec Free
Guardians of the Middle Earth: Great Goblin Pack  19-Dec 160
     
Deal of the Week Discount Dates Price
Tropic 4  11-Dec to 17-Dec  
Tropico 4 GonD   Varies by region
Tropico 4 – Modern Times   600
Tropico 4 – Quick-dry Cement   200
Tropico 4 – Plantador   200
Tropico 4 – Junta   200
Tropico 4 – Bonus Pack   200
     
Serious Sam 18-Dec to 24-Dec  
Serious Sam 3 BFE    600
Serious Sam HD: TSE    600
Serious Sam HD: TFE    600
Serious Sam 3 BFE Jewel of the Nile    600
     
Sales  & Specials Discount Date Price
Kinect Central: Michael Jackson The Experience  11-Dec to 17-Dec Varies by region
THQ Weekend Sale  14-Dec to 17-Dec Varies
Kinect Central: Carnival Games Monkey See Monkey Do  18-Dec to 24-Dec Varies by region
Countdown to 2013 18-Dec to 31-Dec Varies
     
Games on Demand Release Date  
NHL 13  11-Dec  
Fatal Inertia  11-Dec  
Madagascar 3: The Video Game  11-Dec  
NCIS  18-Dec  
Borderlands 2  18-Dec  
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows  18-Dec  
Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion XL  18-Dec  
     
Other Xbox LIVE Content Release Date  
Karaoke  11-Dec  
     
Avatar Release Date  
Minecraft Avatar Collection 3  18-Dec  

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

December 11th 2012 at 6:00 am | Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 131 comments

November 27th 2012, 6:00 am PT

Content coming soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace

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

Follow me on Twitter for additional updates.


Xbox LIVE Arcade  Release Date MS Points
Virtua Fighter 2  28-Nov 400
Sonic the Fighters  28-Nov 400
Fighting Vipers  28-Nov 400
Red Bull Crashed Ice  30-Nov 400
Guardians of Middle Earth  5-Dec 1200
     
Game Add-ons Release Date MS Points
Mass Effect 3: Omega  27-Nov 1200
Skyrim: Dragonborn  4-Dec 1600
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD Revert Pack  5-Dec 400
Magic 2013: Deck Pack 2  5-Dec 240
     
Deal of the Week Discount Dates Price
GTA IV GonD  27-Nov – 3-Dec Varies by region
GTA IV Lost and Damned   400
GTA IV Ballad of Gay Tony   800
     
Deadliest Warrior  4-Dec to 10-Dec 400
Deadliest Warrior: DLC Expansion Pack 1   200
Deadliest Warrior: Legends   400
Deadliest Warrior: Legends – Joan of Arc DLC   120
     
Sales  & Specials Discount Date Price
Kinect Central: Burnout Crash  27-Nov – 3-Dec 400
Kinect Central: Dragon’s Lair  4-Dec to 10-Dec 400
Ubisoft Publisher Sale 4-Dec to 10-Dec Varies

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

November 27th 2012 at 6:00 am | Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace | 121 comments

November 23rd 2012, 3:04 pm PT

Get an Xbox 360 4GB w/ Kinect Holiday Bundle for $219.99 (Expired)

Great deal happening right now on the Amazon Exclusive Digital Entertainment Bundle. It’s currently ($219.99) and includes the following:

  1. Xbox 360 4GB with Kinect Holiday Bundle
  2. Xbox LIVE 3 Month Gold Membership
  3. 5 Xbox LIVE Arcade (Aqua, Load Runner, R Type, Snoopy, and The Maw)
  4. $10 Amazon Instant Video Credit
  5. 480 Xbox Live Points

I don’t imagine this will last for long, so grab one while you can.

If you miss that deal, they still have a whole bunch of other Black Friday deals going on, along with the ones at the Microsoft Store.

 

Update: Looks like the deal is gone now.

November 23rd 2012 at 3:04 pm | Deal, Xbox 360 | 2 comments

November 23rd 2012, 3:09 am PT

Xbox LIVE Marketplace Black Friday Deals

The Xbox LIVE Marketplace team has placed the following content on sale for 50% off for today (Black Friday) only.

Content Title Standard Price Discount Price
ME3: Leviathan 800 400
Forza Horizon October Car Pack 400 200
Batman Arkham City Harley Quinn’s Revenge 800 400
Quantum Conundrum 1200 600
Ghost Recon Future Soldier Arctic Strike 800 400
Ghost Recon Future Soldier Raven Strike 1200 600
Dungeon Defenders 1200 600

Don’t forget there is a whole bunch of other Xbox LIVE Marketplace content that is on sale until Monday, November 26th.

November 23rd 2012 at 3:09 am | Deal, Marketplace | 112 comments

November 22nd 2012, 11:00 pm PT

Microsoft Store Black Friday Sale

The Microsoft Store team sent over the following list of Black Friday sales for me to share with you. They’re on sale, while they last for following prices:

Forza Horizon Kinect Nat Geo TV DVD KS Ultimate Fable: The Journey KINECT RUSH: A Disney • PIXAR Adventure Disneyland Adventures

$14.99

$9.99

$14.99

$14.99

$9.99

$9.99

Assassin's Creed® III Just Dance® 4 Borderlands 2 NBA 2K13 Madden NFL 13 FIFA Soccer 13

$24.99

$24.99

$24.99

$24.99

$24.99

$24.99

Medal of Honor™ Warfighter RESIDENT EVIL 6 Dishonored NEED FOR SPEED™ MOST WANTED

$24.99

$24.99

$24.99

$24.99

November 22nd 2012 at 11:00 pm | Deal, Xbox 360 | 27 comments

November 20th 2012, 8:00 am PT

Xbox LIVE Marketplace Holiday Offers

We are heading into the Holiday shopping season, and the Xbox LIVE Marketplace has some deals that just went live and will be available until Monday November 26th.*

Last week I posted the Xbox Black Friday deals that will be available at our national retail partners, so be sure to check that list out as well.

Be sure to follow me on Twitter as I’ll be posting additional sales I come across, especially on Friday when things really get in to full swing.

I’ve created an Excel spreadsheet of the deals and embedded it here as Excel Web App. This will allow you to perform basic sorting and filtering functions on the list directly in your browser by just clicking on the down arrow in each column header. If you have Excel installed, you can also click the download link (on the bottom black bar) and download the sheet directly. If you want to embed this sheet on your site, feel free to do so that way when if I have to update it, you won’t have to do anything to have accurate information.

 

* Content availability may vary by region

November 20th 2012 at 8:00 am | Deal, Xbox Live | 111 comments

November 16th 2012, 9:00 am PT

The official list of Xbox Black Friday Deals

Here is the list of some of the Black Friday deals that will be available on Xbox 360 consoles, bundles, and new games as well as discounts on Xbox LIVE that will be available next week at major US national retailers.

Select Xbox 360 consoles and bundles*:

Walmart will offer an exclusive special edition glossy white Xbox 360 4GB console and controller with “Skylanders” and exclusive “Skylanders” figurine, for $149.99 USD (ERP).

Best Buy, Fred Meyer, Fry’s and Newegg will carry the Xbox 360 250GB console with “Skyrim” and “Forza 4: Essentials Edition” for $199.99 USD (ERP).

Target, Amazon, Sam’s Club, Meijer, Kmart and Microsoft Stores will offer the Xbox 360 4GB console with Kinect and “Kinect Disneyland Adventures” for $199.99 USD (ERP).

Additional retailers will offer a variety of exclusive deals including:
GameStop: Xbox 360 250GB console with “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2” for $249.99 USD (ERP)
RadioShack: Xbox 360 4GB console with a wired headset for $169.99 USD (ERP)
Toys R Us – Xbox 360 4GB console with $50 gift card for $179.99 USD (ERP)

As far as first party game deals, we’ve got:

Dance Central 3 for $29.99 (MSRP $49.99, a 40 percent discount)

Kinect Sports Ultimate for $29.99 (MSRP $49.99, a 40 percent discount)

Fable: The Journey for $29.99 (MSRP $49.99, a 40 percent discount)

Forza Horizon for $39.99 (MSRP $59.99, a 33 percent discount)

Buy a copy of the recently released Halo 4 at Target (offer good Nov. 23 and 24), and receive a $20 gift card, or at Amazon (offer good Nov. 22 and 23) and receive a $20 gift card, plus $10 Amazon Instant Video Credit.

Xbox LIVE subscription available at participating major national retailers*:

*Limited quantities available, while supplies last. Holiday discounts are based on estimated in-store promotional pricing; actual prices are determined by participating retailers. Some offers may not be available online.Contact the retailer for specific and availability.

On Black Friday (Friday, November 23rd) I’ll also be sharing additional Xbox 360 and related deals on my Twitter account, so you’ll want to follow me to ensure you don’t miss the savings.

November 16th 2012 at 9:00 am | Deal, Xbox 360 | 47 comments

November 13th 2012, 6:00 am PT

Content 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
Warlords  14-Nov 800
Planets Under Attack  14-Nov 1200
Kinect Sports Gems: Ski Race  20-Nov 240
Kinect Sports Gems: Darts vs. Zombies  20-Nov 240
Kinect Sports Gems: 3 Point Contest  20-Nov 240
     
Game Add-ons Release Date MS Points
Black Ops 2: Season Pass  13-Nov 4000
Wreckateer: Aldamont Level Pack  14-Nov 160
Fruit Ninja Kinect: Flower Power  14-Nov 160
     
Deal of the Week Discount Dates Price
Carcassonne  13-Nov to 19-Nov 400 (50% off)
Catan    400 (50% off)
Magic The Gathering    400 (50% off)
Magic 2012    400 (50% off)
Super Puzzle Fighter HD    400 (50% off)
Puzzle Quest 1    400 (50% off)
Puzzle Quest 2    400 (50% off)
     
I Am Alive  20-Nov to 26-Nov 800 (33% off)
     
Sales  & Specials Discount Date Price
Xbox LIVE 10 Year Anniversary Sale 15-Nov to 22-Nov Varies
Kinect Central: Sonic Free Riders  13-Nov to 19-Nov Varies by Region
Tiger 13 – 11  Course Pack  20-Nov to 26-Nov 1600 (50% off)
     
Games on Demand Release Date  
Darksiders 2  13-Nov  
Ben 10 Galactic Racing  13-Nov  
Twister Mania  13-Nov  
X-Men: Destiny  13-Nov  
Victorious Time To Shine  20-Nov  
Sleeping Dogs  20-Nov  

 

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

November 13th 2012 at 6:00 am | Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace | 98 comments

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