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March 26th 2015, 8:27 pm PT

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is Now Available for Xbox One

Oddworld: New 'n' TastyTitle: Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty
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Game Description: Many dangers await Abe on his journey to discover his people’s heritage. Built from the ground up, enjoy breathtaking visuals, enhanced audio and improved, deeper gameplay as New ‘n’ Tasty reignites the original Oddworld game using the latest next-generation technology.

Purchase Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Just Add Water (Developments) Ltd.
Publisher: Oddworld Inhabitants Inc.
Website: http://www.oddworld.com/
Twitter: @OddworldInc

March 26th 2015 at 8:27 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 36 comments

March 26th 2015, 8:27 am PT

Xbox Live Games with Gold for April 2015 – Double the Games

For the month of April, Xbox Live Gold members will receive six new free games (double the normal amount) on Xbox One and Xbox 360 as part of the Games with Gold program.

On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Pool Nation FX ($13.99 ERP) AND Child of Light ($14.99 ERP) for free during the month of April.

  

On Xbox 360, starting Wednesday, April 1st, Gears of War Judgement ($19.99 ERP) and Terraria ($14.99 ERP) will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through April 15th. Then on April 16th, Xbox Live Gold Members can download Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag ($19.99 ERP) and Army of Two The Devil’s Cartel ($19.99 ERP) for free through April 30th.

      

Read more about April Games with Gold titles over at Xbox Wire.

*Titles are available as free downloads for qualifying Xbox Live Gold members in all markets where Xbox Live is available. Some regions may offer different titles depending on market availability.

March 26th 2015 at 8:27 am | Deal, Games with Gold, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 565 comments

March 25th 2015, 4:11 pm PT

UPDATED: Slender: The Arrival is Now Available for Xbox One

Slender: The ArrivalTitle: Slender: The Arrival
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Game Description: 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.

Slender: The Arrival is 30% off for Xbox Live Gold members until 30 March 06 April. Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Purchase Slender: The Arrival for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Blue Isle Studios
Publisher: Blue Isle Studios
Website: Slender: The Arrival
Twitter: @BlueIsleStudio

March 25th 2015 at 4:11 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 49 comments

March 25th 2015, 9:41 am PT

Game of Thrones – Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness Now Available for Xbox

Game of Thrones – Episode 3: The Sword in the DarknessContent: Game of Thrones – Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness
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Game Description: Game of Thrones – A Telltale Games Series is a six part episodic game series set in the world of HBO’s groundbreaking TV show and Episode 3 is now available. This new story tells of House Forrester, a noble family from the north of Westeros, loyal to the Starks of Winterfell. Caught up in the events surrounding the War of the Five Kings, they are thrown into a maelstrom of bloody warfare, revenge, intrigue, and horror as they fight to survive while the seven kingdoms tear themselves apart.

Requires Game of Thrones – Episode 1: Iron From Ice. DO NOT purchase this content if you own the season pass.

Purchase Game of Thrones – Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness for the Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase Game of Thrones – Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness for the Xbox 360 from the Xbox Games Store

 

Product Info:
Developer: Telltale Games
Publisher: Telltale Games
Website: Game of Thrones – A Telltale Games Series
Twitter: @telltalegames

March 25th 2015 at 9:41 am | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 13 comments

March 25th 2015, 8:58 am PT

Minecraft Pattern Texture Pack is Now Available for Xbox

Looking for new ways to brighten your blocky Minecraft world? The Pattern Texture Pack could be just what you need.

Now available for all Minecraft console editions for $0.99 USD, the Pattern Texture Pack allows players to decorate their Minecraft worlds with bright colors, beautiful patterns and knitted animals.The pack also provides a pattern-themed UI and stylized texture set that can be applied to new or previously created Minecraft worlds.

Check out the Xbox Wire story to see even more Minecraft Pattern Texture Pack screenshots.

Purchase the Minecraft Pattern Texture Pack on Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Purchase the Minecraft Pattern Texture Pack on Xbox 360 from Xbox Games Store

March 25th 2015 at 8:58 am | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 6 comments

March 24th 2015, 9:35 pm PT

Life Is Strange Episode 2 is now available for Xbox

Life is StrangeContent: Life Is Strange Episode 2
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Game Description: Life is Strange is a five part episodic game that sets out to revolutionize story-based choice and consequence games by allowing the player to rewind time and affect the past, present and future. In Episode 2, Max starts to experiment with her power and begins to wonder if it is related to her visions or the weird snow from the day before. But life goes on in Blackwell Academy and a certain viral video has become a major topic of discussion.

Purchase Life Is Strange Episode 2 for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store or grab the complete season and get all of the episodes as they are released.

Life is Strange is also available on Xbox 360 and can be purchased here.

Product Info:
Developer: Dontnod Entertainment
Publisher: Square Enix
Website: Life is Strange
Twitter: @LifeIsStrange

March 24th 2015 at 9:35 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 18 comments

March 24th 2015, 6:21 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 30 March 2015.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Forza Horizon 2 Digital Edition Xbox One Game 20%
WWE 2K15 Xbox One Game 33%
WWE 2K15 Digital Deluxe Edition Xbox One Game 35%
WWE 2K15: WCW Pack Add-On 25%
WWE 2K15: One More Match  Add-On 25%
WWE 2K15: Hall of Pain  Add-On 25%
WWE 2K15 WrestleMania Bundle Xbox One Game 45%
Threes! Xbox One Game 50%
Advanced Warfare Digital Pro Edition  Xbox One Game 33%
Evolve  Xbox One Game 20%
Evolve – Digital Deluxe Xbox One Game 20%
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare* Xbox One Game 33%
Pinball FX2 South Park Pinball*  Add-On 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.

*These deals are valid for Xbox Live Gold and Silver members.

Xbox 360

          

Content Title Content Type Discount %
WWE 2K15 Games On Demand 50%
WWE 2K15: WCW Pack Add-On 25%
WWE 2K15: One More Match  Add-On 25%
WWE 2K15: Hall of Pain  Add-On 25%
Hitman Blood Money Games On Demand 75%
Deus Ex Human Revolution Games On Demand 75%
Lara Croft & The Guardian of Light Games On Demand 75%
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Games On Demand 33%
Digimon: All-Star Rumble  Games On Demand 50%
XCOM: Enemy Unknown* Games On Demand 75%
XCOM: Enemy Within* Games On Demand 75%
Spec Ops: The Line* Games On Demand 75%
Duke Nukem Forever* Games On Demand 75%
Borderlands* Games On Demand 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 valid for Xbox Live Gold and Silver members.

March 24th 2015 at 6:21 am | Deal, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 113 comments

March 23rd 2015, 11:08 pm PT

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is Now Available for Xbox One

Borderlands: The Handsome CollectionTitle: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
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Game Description: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection includes the definitive versions of both Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, built specifically for next-gen consoles. For the first time in the franchise’s history, play four-player split screen on a single television, all in high definition. Includes 2 games and all bonus add-on content, adding hundreds of hours of gameplay.

Purchase Borderlands: The Handsome Collection for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

 

Product Info:
Developer: Gearbox Software
Publisher: 2K
Website: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
Twitter: @Borderlands

March 23rd 2015 at 11:08 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 25 comments

March 19th 2015, 5:47 pm PT

Ziggurat is Now Available for Xbox One

ZigguratTitle: Ziggurat
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Game Description: Ziggurat is a combination of First Person Shooter and Rogue-LITE. Become a neophyte sorcerer, and get ready for your rite of passage: Enter the labyrinth and face dangerous challenges to prove your worth and become a powerful wizard! The game focuses on fast-paced first person shooting, with an old-school vibe, and updated handling and game mechanics.

Purchase Ziggurat for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Milkstone Studios
Publisher: Milkstone Studios
Website: Ziggurat 
Twitter: @milkstone

March 19th 2015 at 5:47 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 31 comments

March 19th 2015, 2:53 pm PT

Mortal Kombat X is Now Available for Digital Pre-order and Pre-download on Xbox One

Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 4/14/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM EST ON THE RELEASE DATE. Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console.

Mortal Kombat X combines unparalleled, cinematic presentation with all new gameplay. For the first time, players can choose from multiple variations of each character impacting both strategy and fighting style. Legendary fighter, Goro offered as a pre-order bonus.

Pre-Order Mortal Kombat X Premium Edition from the Xbox Games Store

March 19th 2015 at 2:53 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Pre-order, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 35 comments

March 18th 2015, 1:19 pm PT

Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 2: Atlas Mugged is Now Available for Xbox

Tales from the Borderlands - Episode 2: Atlas MuggedTitle: Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 2: Atlas Mugged
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Game Description: Tales from the Borderlands is a five part episodic game series set on the unforgiving world of Pandora after the events seen in Borderlands 2. This story follows two adventurers on their quest for greatness and thrown together as unwilling partners in an adventure to recover cash they both think is theirs.

DO NOT purchase this content if you own the Tales from the Borderlands Season Pass. Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 1: Zer0 Sum required; sold separately.

Purchase Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 2: Atlas Mugged for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Purchase Tales from the Borderlands – Season Pass for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Purchase Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 2: Atlas Mugged for Xbox 360 from Xbox Games Store

 

Product Info:
Developer: Telltale Games
Publisher: Telltale Games
Website: Tales from the Borderlands
Twitter: @telltalegames

March 18th 2015 at 1:19 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 31 comments

March 18th 2015, 12:36 pm PT

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Episode Four: Metamorphosis is Now Available for Xbox

Resident EvilTitle: Resident Evil Revelations 2 Episode Four: Metamorphosis
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Game Description: Resident Evil Revelations 2 follows two interwoven stories of terror across 4 episodes of intense survival horror. In Episode Four, Claire and Moira make for the tower’s top floor and a final confrontation with the Overseer. Will they survive and escape the island? Meanwhile, having learned of his daughter’s fate, Barry prepares for the final confrontation, to keep Natalia from harm and have his revenge. Two timelines collide in this nail-biting final chapter.

NOTE: Requires Episode One to play. Do NOT purchase Episode Four if you already own Resident Evil Revelations 2 Season Pass or the Complete Season bundle.

Purchase Resident Evil Revelations 2 Episode Four: Metamorphosis for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Purchase Resident Evil Revelations 2 Episode Four: Metamorphosis for Xbox 360 from Xbox Games Store

Purchase Resident Evil Revelations 2 – Complete Season for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: CAPCOM CO., LTD.
Publisher: CAPCOM CO., LTD.
Website: http://www.residentevil.com/
Twitter: @RE_Games

March 18th 2015 at 12:36 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 18 comments

March 18th 2015, 11:51 am PT

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 is Now Available for Xbox One

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2Title: Fruit Ninja Kinect 2
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Game Description: Join an all-new cast of awesome Fruit Ninja characters in the sequel to one of the biggest Kinect games of all time! Features all the content of the original hit game, plus five brand new modes to experience – all taking advantage of the next-gen precision of the Xbox One. The brand new multiplayer modes allow four players to jump in on the action with exclusive Battle and Party game types, featuring unique mini-games for intense competition.

Purchase Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

To celebrate the launch of Fruit Ninja Kinect 2, Halfbrick Studios is giving away 4 Xbox Ones.

Product Info:
Developer: Hibernum Créations inc.
Publisher: Halfbrick Studios
Website: http://fruitninja.com/kinect/
Twitter: @FruitNinja

March 18th 2015 at 11:51 am | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 46 comments

March 17th 2015, 10:37 am PT

Bladestorm: Nightmare is Now Available for Xbox One

BLADESTORM: NightmareTitle: Bladestorm: Nightmare
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Game Description: Play as a mercenary and take control of a multitude of different squad types in order to guide their side to victory on a dynamically evolving battlefield. In addition to the new Nightmare scenario, in which dragons and cyclops appear, players can control up to 4 units with a total of up to 200 troopers and freely swap between them on the battlefield in order to carry out player strategies.

Purchase Bladestorm: Nightmare for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.
Publisher: KOEI TECMO AMERICA CORP.
Website: Bladestorm: Nightmare
Twitter: @KoeiTecmoUS

March 17th 2015 at 10:37 am | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 6 comments

March 17th 2015, 10:03 am PT

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is Now Available for Xbox One

Final Fantasy Type-0 HDTitle: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD
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Game Description: Final Fantasy Type-0 makes its Western debut as Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. Step into the fray as Class Zero, a group of fourteen students from an elite military academy whose country is attacked by an aggressive neighboring Empire. Using the powerful abilities and magic of all fourteen characters in fast-paced action-RPG combat, players must face the brutality and injustices of war to uncover the secrets of its genesis.

Check out the Getting Up to Speed with Final Fantasy Type-0 HD feature at Xbox Wire.

Purchase Final Fantasy Type-0 HD for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Purchase Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Digital Day One Edition for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store (LIMITED TIME ONLY)

 

 

Product Info:
Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Website: http://finalfantasytype0.com/
Twitter: @FinalFantasy

March 17th 2015 at 10:03 am | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 4 comments

March 17th 2015, 9:59 am PT

Battlefield Hardline is Now Available for Xbox One

Battlefield HardlineTitle: Battlefield Hardline
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Game Description: Be the law or break the law in Battlefield Hardline. In the single-player campaign you’ll play the role of Nick Mendoza, a young detective who embarks on a cross-country vendetta, seeking revenge against once trusted partners on the force. In multiplayer you’ll hunt criminals, raid vaults, and save hostages in new cop and criminal inspired modes like Heist and Rescue.

Purchase Battlefield Hardline for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store
Purchase Battlefield Hardline for Xbox 360 from Xbox Games Store

 

Product Info:
Developer: Visceral
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Website: http://www.battlefield.com/hardline
Twitter: @Battlefield

March 17th 2015 at 9:59 am | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 8 comments

March 17th 2015, 9:45 am PT

Cabela’s African Adventures is Now Available for Xbox One

Cabela’s African AdventuresTitle: Cabela’s African Adventures
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Game Description: Explore the vast wilderness of Africa on foot and by vehicle, where you’ll go head to head with the most ferocious beasts on the planet as you attempt to take down the biggest of the Big 5 – the Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Cape Buffalo & African Elephant. Features 5 different biomes and two modes – mission-based career progression and shooting galleries

Purchase Cabela’s African Adventures for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Fun Labs
Publisher: Activision
Website: Cabela’s African Adventures
Twitter: @Activision

March 17th 2015 at 9:45 am | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 3 comments

March 17th 2015, 6:01 am PT

Sling TV Launches Today Exclusively on Xbox One; Xbox Members Get Exclusive One Month Free Trial

In January, we announced that Sling TV, the new live TV service, would be making its way to Xbox One. Today, we’re proud to announce that Xbox One is the first gaming console for which the over-the-top television service is available, and the best part is that only our members get an exclusive extended free trial for 30 days.

Sling TV on Xbox One offers the same great features our fans have come to expect, including the ability to Snap while enjoying other activities, Pin the app to your Home and use voice or gesture controls with Kinect for Xbox One. Check out the walk-through video above for a deeper look into how it all works on Xbox One.

We got a chance to sit down with Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch to learn more about the new service and what it means to bring Sling TV exclusively to Xbox One as the first gaming console. Read the full interview at Xbox Wire.

March 17th 2015 at 6:01 am | Apps, Marketplace, Technology, Xbox One | 13 comments

March 16th 2015, 9:22 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 23 March 2015.

Xbox One

Content Title Content Type Discount %
GTA V + Bull Shark Card Bundle Xbox One Game 15%

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 %
GTA V Games On Demand 58%
GTA San Andreas Games On Demand 75%
GTA IV Games On Demand 75%
GTA IV The Lost and Damned Add-On 75%
GTA IV The Ballad of Gay Tony Add-On 75%
Escape Dead Island Games On Demand 66%
Risen 3 Titan Lords Games On Demand 50%
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Games On Demand 40%
Sacred 3 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.

March 16th 2015 at 9:22 am | Deal, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 26 comments

March 13th 2015, 1:05 pm PT

Sniper Elite III Ultimate Edition is Now Available for Xbox One

Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate EditionTitle: Sniper Elite III Ultimate Edition
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Game Description: This Ultimate Edition contains an additional 9 DLC to the base game – ‘Save Churchill’ parts 1, 2 and 3, as well as 6 additional weapon packs. Also contains all the bonus content added since launch including 6 additional multiplayer maps, a new co-op mode, Capture The Flag mode, and Shooting Gallery.

Purchase Sniper Elite III Ultimate Edition for Xbox One from Xbox Games Store

 

Product Info:
Developer: Rebellion Developments Ltd
Publisher: 505 Games Srl
Website: http://www.sniperelite3.com/
Twitter: @SniperElite

March 13th 2015 at 1:05 pm | Deal, Marketplace, Now Available, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 20 comments

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