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October 24th 2014, 4:13 pm PT

Xbox Store Week in Review

It’s been a big week for music titles on Xbox One and Xbox 360. In the last few days, the following Xbox One titles arrived on the Xbox Games Store:

    

  

Assassin’s Creed Unity is also now available for digital pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One.

Here’s what’s new on the Xbox 360 store:

    

  

Up next week: Sunset Overdrive!

October 24th 2014 at 4:13 pm | Arcade, Marketplace, Pre-order, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 24 comments

October 21st 2014, 4:00 pm PT

F1 2014 is Now Available for Xbox 360

F1 2014Content: F1 2014

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Game Description: Feel the power of new turbocharged FORMULA ONE cars in the most accessible FORMULA 1 video game yet, including a new driver evaluation system to adjust the game to your level, shorter career options and new Very Easy mode. F1 2014 features all the cars, drivers and circuits from the 2014 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP including new tracks in Russia and Austria.

Add F1 2014 to your Xbox 360 download queue

October 21st 2014 at 4:00 pm | Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 3 comments

October 21st 2014, 3:15 pm PT

The Voice is Now Available for Xbox 360

The VoiceContent: The Voice

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Game Description: The Voice video game brings all the excitement of the hit TV show to your living room. From the Blind Auditions, to the Battle Rounds, all the way to the Finale, experience the TV show with the ultimate goal of being named “The Voice.” Select from chart-topping hits spanning Rock, R&B, Pop and Country! Impress the coaches and watch them compete for you to join their team. Learn tips and techniques to help improve your performances including, breathing, vocal range and harmonizing in Voice Coach Mode. Grab 7 of your friends and sing your favorite songs in Party Mode!

Add The Voice to your Xbox 360 download queue

October 21st 2014 at 3:15 pm | Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 3 comments

October 21st 2014, 6:01 am PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 27 October 2014.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
R.B.I. Baseball 14 Xbox One Game 50%
Forza Motorsport 5 Car Pass Add-on 25%
Strike Suit Zero Director’s Cut Xbox One Game 50%
Zombie Driver Ultimate Edition Xbox One Game 50%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

Xbox 360

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Games on Demand 50%
Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi Games on Demand 50%
R.B.I. Baseball 14 Arcade 50%
Need for Speed Most Wanted Games on Demand 50%
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Games on Demand 75%
Burnout Paradise Games on Demand 66%
Burnout Revenge Games on Demand 66%
Need for Speed Undercover Games on Demand 66%
Dirt 3 Games on Demand 60%
Darksiders* Games on Demand 50%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*This deal is valid through 31 October 2014.

October 21st 2014 at 6:01 am | Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 115 comments

October 17th 2014, 4:09 pm PT

Xbox Store Week in Review

It’s been another a busy week on the New Release Calendar. In the last few days, the following Xbox One titles arrived on the Xbox Games Store.

      
Additionally, these titles become available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One this week. Only 25 days until Halo: The Master Chief Collection (!)

  
And here are this week’s Xbox 360 releases. Don’t forget, Darksiders II is now a free download as part of Xbox Live Games with Gold. Grab it here.

        

Note: a lot of people are going to be online playing Sunset Overdrive this weekend, so keep an eye on Twitch and YouTube for some playthroughs. If you want watch a replay of my play session from earlier today, click here.

October 17th 2014 at 4:09 pm | Marketplace, Pre-order, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 52 comments

October 15th 2014, 9:42 am PT

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is Now Available for Xbox 360

Borderlands: The Pre-SequelContent: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

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Game Description: Launch into the Borderlands universe and shoot ‘n’ loot your way through a brand new adventure that rockets you onto Pandora’s moon! Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a new role-playing shooter in the critically acclaimed Borderlands series. Play as four all-new character classes while carving a path of destructive mayhem across Pandora’s never-before-seen low-gravity moonscapes with all new moves, weapons, and vehicles! Get high in low gravity and jump right in to fight alongside future megalomaniacal tyrant Handsome Jack, while preventing the destruction of Pandora and its moon. Contribute to the rise of the corrupt Hyperion Corporation and watch Handsome Jack’s transformation from a man trying to do good, into a ruthless tyrant, constantly seeking fortune, power, and infamy.

Add Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to your Xbox 360 download queue

October 15th 2014 at 9:42 am | Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 27 comments

October 14th 2014, 4:55 pm PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 20 October 2014.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Rayman Legends Xbox One Game 40%
Outlast Xbox One Game 25%
Worms Battlegrounds Xbox One Game 40%
Battlefield 4 Support Shortcut Kit* Add-On 33%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*This deal is available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.

Xbox 360

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Dragon Age Origins Games on Demand 75%
Dragon Age II Games on Demand 75%
Dragon Age II – Mark of the Assassin Add-on 50%
Dragon Age II – The Exiled Prince Add-on 50%
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Games on Demand 67%
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning -Teeth of Naros Add-on 50%
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning – The Legend of Dead Kel Add-on 50%
Battlefield 4 Support Shortcut Kit* Add-on 33%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*This deal is available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.

October 14th 2014 at 4:55 pm | Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 94 comments

October 14th 2014, 9:12 am PT

PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2 is Now Available for Xbox 360

PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2Content: PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2

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Game Description: The gang is back! Following the colorful characters and world of the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures animated series, PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2 will feature PAC-MAN, Spiral and Cylindria in an all-new storyline as they defend PacWorld from the ghoulish army of Lord Betrayus.

Add PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2 to your Xbox 360 download queue

October 14th 2014 at 9:12 am | Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 8 comments

October 14th 2014, 9:04 am PT

Duck Dynasty is Now Available for Xbox One & Xbox 360

Duck DynastyContent: Duck Dynasty
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Game Description: Hunt, Race and Prank to Become a Robertson! Take on the role of Willie’s son John Luke as he learns how to become one of the Robertson Duckmen! Interact with Willie, Uncle Si, Jase and the rest of the family from the hit TV show. Go duck hunting, varmint shooting, off-roading and play office pranks in the Robertson’s hometown of West Monroe, LA. Will you learn the way of the beards?

Duck Dynasty is also available for Xbox 360. Click here to check price and availability in your Xbox LIVE region.







October 14th 2014 at 9:04 am | Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 54 comments

October 13th 2014, 5:46 am PT

Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Demo for Xbox One

Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved DemoContent: Forza Horizon 2 Demo

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Game Description: Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved is a breakthrough musical motion video game inspired by Disney’s classic animated film “Fantasia.” Featuring more than 30 songs and 60 remixes, Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved empowers you to create {and share} your own versions of current hits, classic rock, classical music, and more. Perform your favorite songs from Imagine Dragons, Queen, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, AVICII, The Who, The White Stripes and many more. Your Kinect puts you in control of some of the world’s best known songs, changing them in intuitive and surprising new ways as you play. Experience music in a brand new way!

There’s also an Xbox 360 Demo for Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved. Find it here.
Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved is also available for Digital Preorder on Xbox One. Find all the relevant details and special editions here.

October 13th 2014 at 5:46 am | Demo, Xbox One | 40 comments

October 7th 2014, 12:10 am PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 13 October 2014.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Xbox One Game 50%
LEGO Marvel Superheroes Xbox One Game 40%
The LEGO Movie Videogame Xbox One Game 40%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

Xbox 360

          

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Games on Demand 50%
Dark Souls II Games on Demand 40%
Dark Souls Games on Demand 75%
Red Johnson’s Chronicles Arcade 50%
WB Games Sale*
Batman Arkham City Games on Demand 75%
Batman Arkham Asylum Games on Demand 75%
Batman Arkham Origins Season Pass Add-on 50%
Injustice: Gods Among Us Games on Demand 67%
Injustice Season Pass Add-on 50%
LEGO Batman 2 Games on Demand 75%
The LEGO Movie Videogame Games on Demand 50%
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Games on Demand 67%
The Witcher 2 Games on Demand 80%
Mortal Kombat Games on Demand 70%
Mortal Kombat Season Pass Add-on 67%
Mortal Kombat v DC Universe Games on Demand 75%
Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection Arcade 67%
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition Arcade 75%

*These deals are available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.
Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

October 7th 2014 at 12:10 am | Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 133 comments

October 3rd 2014, 4:17 pm PT

So… There’s a Lot to Play This Weekend

It’s official: any second spent *not* playing new games is time you’re falling further and further behind on your gaming queue. The new title releases have been coming thick and fast recently, so we thought we’d put them all in one place for you. Hot on the heels of Minecraft: Xbox One EditionDestiny, FIFA 15, NHL 15, D4, Defense Grid 2, and a lot more, the following titles hit just in the last seven days:

        

Note that Chariot is free for Xbox Live Gold Members during the month of October.

The Xbox 360 Marketplace has been busy as well, as the following games shipped this week:

          

Hope you get a lot of gaming in this weekend, next week brings us Alien Isolation, NBA 2K15, the retail release of Project Spark, and more.

We’ll be kicking off the weekend in just a couple of hours talking about what we’ll be playing with a Google+ Hangout. Join us at 6pm Pacific/9pm Eastern here: mjr.mn/1BDvqMt

Hangout now over. The video archive is right here if you missed it.

October 3rd 2014 at 4:17 pm | Arcade, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 150 comments

October 1st 2014, 9:10 am PT

Anna – Extended Edition is Now Available for Xbox 360

Sacred 3Content: Anna – Extended Edition

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Game Description: Set in an abandoned sawmill nestled high in the Italian mountains, Anna challenges the player to uncover horrific clues and use them to solve puzzles related to your character’s dark past. The player’s behavior does not only determine the mental health of the main character but can also change locations and unveil new secrets leading to one of eight possible endings.

Add the Anna – Extended Edition demo to your Xbox 360 download queue

October 1st 2014 at 9:10 am | Arcade, Demo, Marketplace, Xbox 360 | 27 comments

September 30th 2014, 6:33 pm PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 6 October 2014.

Xbox One

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Sniper Elite III Xbox One Game 33%
Battlefield 4 Recon Shortcut Kit* Add-on 33%
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Season Pass* Add-on 33%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*These deals are available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.

Xbox 360

          

Content Title Content Type Discount %
NCAA Football 14 Games on Demand 67%
Abyss Odyssey Arcade 33%
Skate Games on Demand 66%
Skate 2 Games on Demand 66%
Skate 2 Maloof Money Cup Add-on 50%
Skate 2 Time is Money Add-on 50%
Skate 2 San Van Classic Add-on 50%
Skate 2 Dyrdek’s Fantasy Plaza Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Games on Demand 50%
Skate 3 Black Box Skate Park Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Danny’s Hawaiian Dream Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Maloof Money Cup Add-on 50%
Skate 3 San Van Party Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Create Upgrade Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Time is Money Add-on 50%
Ubisoft Publisher Sale*
Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Games on Demand 50%
Assassin’s Creed Revelations Games on Demand 50%
Assassin’s Creed II Games on Demand 50%
Assassin’s Creed III Games on Demand 50%
Far Cry 2 Games on Demand 60%
Far Cry 3 Games on Demand 50%
Ghost Recon Future Soldier Games on Demand 60%
Splinter Cell Double Agent Games on Demand 60%
Rainbow Six Vegas Games on Demand 60%
Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Games on Demand 60%
South Park: Stick of Truth Games on Demand 25%
Far Cry Classic Arcade 75%
Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Arcade 75%
Beyond Good & Evil HD Arcade 75%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*These deals are available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.

September 30th 2014 at 6:33 pm | Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 315 comments

September 30th 2014, 9:49 am PT

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is Now Available for Xbox 360

Persona 4 Arena UltimaxContent:  Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

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Game Description: ATLUS and Arc System Works team up once again to produce the next deadly broadcast on the Midnight Channel! The P-1 Grand Prix tournament is barely over, but the P-1 Climax has already begun. A mysterious red fog settles over the real world and the Persona-users assemble anew to apprehend the culprit once and for all. The time to settle accounts has come. The events of Persona 4 Arena reach their thrilling conclusion in the massive story mode of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax! New playable characters, including fan favorites from the Persona 3 and 4 RPGs, add even more breadth to the already diverse roster. Master new skills, systems, modes, and “Shadow” versions of characters, and challenge the world’s best players in online matches.

Add Persona 4 Arena Ultimax to your Xbox 360 download queue

September 30th 2014 at 9:49 am | Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 29 comments

September 30th 2014, 7:15 am PT

Forza Horizon 2 is Now Available for Xbox One

Forza Horizon 2 PreorderContent: Forza Horizon 2

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Game Description: A world of beauty and freedom awaits in Forza Horizon 2! Explore a beautiful open world with dynamic day, night and spectacular weather effects in stunning 1080p. Drive 200+ cars in epic road trips through a massive, wide-open world of freedom. Action-packed driving gameplay rewards you for showing off your style as well as your skill. Instantly connect with friends online with no lobbies and no waiting.

Note: There are 3 versions of Forza Horizon 2 available – the Day One Edition, the Day One Deluxe Edition and the Day One Ultimate Edition. Click each link for more details or see below:

Forza Horizon 2 Day One Edition – This edition includes the full game of Forza Horizon 2, along with the Day One Car Pack. The Day One car Pack features three amazing cars: the 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T, 2014 Ford Fiesta ST, and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG.

  • Forza Horizon 2 Day One Deluxe Edition – This edition includes the full version of Forza Horizon 2, the Day One Car Pack, and VIP membership. The Day One car Pack features three cars: the 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T, 2014 Ford Fiesta ST, and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG. VIP membership gets you access to exclusive benefits in Forza Horizon 2, including the five-car VIP Car pack (2012 Lamborghini Urus, 2014 Tesla Model S, 1967 Ferrari 330 P4, 1949 Mercury Coupe, and the 2013 Donkervoort D8 GTO), 2x player reward acceleration, access to exclusive multiplayer events, in-game gifts from the Forza community team, and special in-game recognition.
  • Forza Horizon 2 Day One Ultimate Edition – This edition includes the full version of Forza Horizon 2, the Day One Car Pack, VIP membership, and the Forza Horizon 2 Car Pass. The Day One car Pack features three cars: the 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T, 2014 Ford Fiesta ST, and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG. VIP membership gets you access to exclusive benefits in Forza Horizon 2, including the five-car VIP Car pack(2012 Lamborghini Urus, 2014 Tesla Model S, 1967 Ferrari 330 P4, 1949 Mercury Coupe, and the 2013 Donkervoort D8 GTO), 2x player reward acceleration, access to exclusive multiplayer events, in-game gifts from the Forza community team, and special in-game recognition. The Forza Horizon 2 Car Pass gets you access to six monthly pack add-ons (5 cars each). Plus, Car Pass owners will receive an exclusive bonus car for free, the 2010 Noble M600. That’s 31 cars to collect, race, and customize in Forza Horizon 2!

Forza Horizon 2 is also available for Xbox 360. Click here to check price and availability in your region.

September 30th 2014 at 7:15 am | Marketplace, Pre-order, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 112 comments

September 24th 2014, 8:34 am PT

Slender: The Arrival Now Available for Xbox 360

Slender: The ArrivalContent: Slender: The Arrival

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Game Description: You’re on your own. No one to come for you. No one to help you. No one to hear you scream. Slender: The Arrival is the official video game adaptation of Slender Man, re-created from Mark Hadley’s original nerve-shattering sensation. Developed in collaboration with Blue Isle Studios, The Arrival features a brand new storyline, improved visuals, great replay value, and most importantly, survival horror at its best.

Add the Slender: The Arrival demo to your Xbox 360 download queue

September 24th 2014 at 8:34 am | Demo, Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 34 comments

September 23rd 2014, 6:00 am PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 29 September 2014.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Amazing Spiderman 2 Xbox One Game 33%
Contrast Xbox One Game 33%
1001 Spikes Xbox One Game 33%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

Xbox 360

          

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Amazing Spiderman Games on Demand 66%
Amazing Spiderman 2 Games on Demand 60%
The Orange Box Games on Demand 75%
Fuse Games on Demand 66%
Syndicate Games on Demand 75%
Mass Effect 2 – Kasumi Stolen Memory Add-on 50%
Mass Effect 2 – Lair of the Shadow Broker Add-on 50%
Mass Effect 2 – Arrival Add-on 50%
Mass Effect 3 – Leviathan Add-on 50%
Mass Effect 3 – Omega Add-on 50%
Mass Effect 3 – Citadel Add-on 50%
Mass Effect 3 – From Ashes Add-on 50%
GRID Autosport Games on Demand 58%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

September 23rd 2014 at 6:00 am | Arcade, Deal, Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 282 comments

September 17th 2014, 1:26 pm PT

Forza Horizon 2 Demo for Xbox One

Forza Horizon 2 Demo for Xbox OneContent: Forza Horizon 2 Demo

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Game Description: A world of beauty and freedom awaits in Forza Horizon 2! Explore a beautiful open world with dynamic day, night and spectacular weather effects in stunning 1080p. Drive 200+ cars in epic road trips through a massive, wide-open world of freedom. Action-packed driving gameplay rewards you for showing off your style as well as your skill. Instantly connect with friends online with no lobbies and no waiting.


Forza Horizon 2 is also available for Digital Preorder on Xbox One. Find all the relevant details and special editions here.

September 17th 2014 at 1:26 pm | Demo, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 49 comments

September 16th 2014, 9:52 am PT

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM Revolution is Now Available for Xbox 360

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM RevolutionContent: NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM Revolution

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Game Description: The latest Naruto game with 100+ playable & support ninjas, the most content in the series & evolved battle system with team based play mechanics. Select from three types of teams & depending on the ninja chosen, you can perform Combo Ultimate Jutsu or be in a state of True Awakening! A new mode called Ninja World Tournament lets you battle 3 other ninja & the last one standing wins! Enjoy 50+ minutes of new animation & learn more info about the Creation of the Akatsuki, The Two Uchiha & more!

Add the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM Revolution demo to your Xbox 360 download queue

September 16th 2014 at 9:52 am | Demo, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand | 13 comments

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