November 18th 2013, 7:29 am PT

Enter the Killer Instinct Ultra Fighter Tournament This Week

Think you’ve got a Killer Instinct? You could have a chance to prove it at the Killer Instinct Ultra Fighter Tournament in select Microsoft retail stores on Xbox One launch night, November 21st.

One Grand Prize Winner in each store will receive the Ultimate Xbox One Gaming House, which includes an Xbox One, all launch night titles, 1 year of Xbox Live, PLUS a trip to Jacksonville, FL to play in a final showdown
on stage on Saturday, November 23rd, to determine the Killer Instinct Fastest Fighter Champion. Major Nelson will be on hand to personally bestow this Killer Instinct Championship Belt to our grand champion!

KI Championship belt large

Registration is FREE and is on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning at 6pm. Click on the participating store links to learn more:

How can you improve your odds of winning? Stop by your local Microsoft retail store today, check out Xbox One, and sharpen your Killer Instinct skills in preparation for the tournament.  Major Nelson will be waiting for you in Jacksonville, FL on November 23rd to crown the ultimate Killer Instinct Ultra Fighter!

To guarantee your spot for the Killer Instinct Ultra Fighter Tournament Showdown, pick up a wristband at the Jacksonville  store opening on 11/22 at 10am.   You won’t want to miss it!

Oh, and have you seen Mad Catz’ Killer Instinct Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition 2 for Xbox One?

November 18th 2013 at 7:29 am | Events, Schedule, Xbox One | 28 comments

March 23rd 2010, 4:00 pm PT

Xbox LIVE Marketplace release schedule March 23


Here is a list of upcoming content scheduled for the Xbox LIVE Marketplace* Please see the blog post I’ll make for each of these for regional availability.


Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week:

March 29: Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram, 800 Points

April 5: Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2, 400 points each 


Xbox LIVE Games on Demand:

March 23: Avatar The Last Airbender: The Burning Earth
March 23: Operation Darkness (Japan)

March 23: SEGA Superstars Tennis

March 30: Record of Agarest War: Reappearance (Japan)



Xbox LIVE Arcade:

The Block Party promotion wraps up this week with:

March 24: Game Room, Free to download. Individual games will cost 240 to 400 points

March 31: Mega Man 10, 800 points


Xbox Avatar Marketplace:

These are just a few of the collections scheduled for the Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace.

March 23: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2  
March 25: Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing

April 1: Army of Two: 40th Day This content is currently on hold for release

April 1: Avatar Marketplace Spring Collection


Also, the following Xbox 360 Game Add-Ons are scheduled to be available:


March 30:Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package, 1200 Points


Also, on April 1 from 12:00 pm ET/9am PT through April 5 at 12:00 pm ET/9am PT, Xbox LIVE Silver members can enjoy features that are reserved exclusively for Xbox LIVE Gold members – including Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, and premier multiplayer features. Sign up for a free Xbox LIVE account today and be prepared to play.

SALE: Between April 1st and April 7th, there will be Ten Arcade Games on sale (like Super Street Fighter II HD, South Park LET’S GO TOWER DEFENSE PLAY and Defense Grid: The Awakening) I’ll post the complete list of titles and sale prices as soon as get my hands on it.

You may want to follow my Twitter account if you want to be reminded when many of the above items become available.


*Current schedule. Subject to change. All content may not be available in all Xbox LIVE regions.


March 23rd 2010 at 4:00 pm | Marketplace, Schedule | 48 comments