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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 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 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, 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, 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 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 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 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.

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