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July 13th 2014, 9:00 pm PT

Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale Final Update

The Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale concludes with these Day 7 deals; save 50-80% on the following titles through tomorrow, July 14th onlyClick the links below to see local pricing and add items to your Xbox 360 download queue:

          

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Bioshock Infinite Games on Demand 67%
Modern Warfare 3 Games on Demand 60%
NASCAR 14 Games on Demand 58%
Peggle 2 Arcade 50%
Painkiller Hell & Damnation Games on Demand 80%
Split/Second Games on Demand 75%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Don’t forget – a large number of titles are on sale through tomorrow as well. Click here for that list.

A new set of weekly Deals with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360 will debut on Tuesday, so be sure to follow me on Twitter and check back here then.

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July 12th 2014, 9:01 pm PT

Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale Day 6 Update

The Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale continues – save 40-75% on the following titles through tomorrow, July 13th onlyClick the links below to see local pricing and add items to your Xbox 360 download queue:

        

Content Title Content Type Discount %
PAYDAY 2 Games on Demand 75%
Call of Duty Ghosts Games on Demand 40%
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands Games on Demand 75%
The Bridge Arcade 50%
Dead Rising 2 Off the Record Games on Demand 66%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Don’t forget – a large number of titles are on sale throughout the weekend. Click here for that list. A new set of Xbox 360 games will go on sale every day through Monday, so be sure to follow me on Twitter and check back here tomorrow.

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July 11th 2014, 9:01 pm PT

Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale Day 5 Update

The Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale continues – save 25-75% on the following titles through tomorrow, July 12th only.
Click the links below to see local pricing and add items to your Xbox 360 download queue:

      

Content Title Content Type Discount %
South Park: The Stick of Truth Games on Demand 25%
Left for Dead 2 Games on Demand 75%
Madden NFL 25 Games on Demand 58%
Peggle Arcade 75%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Don’t forget – a large number of titles are on sale throughout the weekend. Click here for that list. A new set of Xbox 360 games will go on sale every day through Monday, so be sure to follow me on Twitter and check back here tomorrow.

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July 11th 2014, 4:28 pm PT
July 11th 2014, 9:01 am PT

Killer Instinct at Evo This Weekend

This weekend, fighting game enthusiasts from around the world descend will on Las Vegas for The Evolution Championship Series. Evo is the largest fighting game tournament in the world, and Killer Instinct will play a big part again this year.

TJ Combo KIller Instinct

Killer Instinct is the only current gen fighter in competition. Here’s when its in action:

  • Tournament pools start at 10am Pacific Saturday 7/12
  • Semifinals begin at 6pm Pacific Saturday 7/12
  • Finals begin at 11am Pacific Sunday 7/13

For those of you at the show, we’ll have the latest build of Killer Instinct with TJ Combo available to play at the Mad Catz booth.

We’re also presenting a Killer Instinct Season 2 Developer Panel at 10am Saturday 7/12, where we’ll be presenting the season 2 philosophy, hearing from Iron Galaxy and Microsoft, and of course, answering questions from attendees. It turns out the panel was Friday.

For those who can’t make it to Vegas, we encourage you to watch from wherever you may be via the Twitch-hosted broadcast.

  • Click here to watch the initial pools and semifinals Saturday
  • Click here to watch the Finals on Sunday

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July 10th 2014, 9:00 pm PT

Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale Day 4 Update

The Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale continues – save 50-83% on the following titles through tomorrow, July 11th only.

Click the links below to see local pricing and add items to your Xbox 360 download queue:

          

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Grand Theft Auto V Games on Demand 50%
Need for Speed Rivals Games on Demand 58%
Crysis 3 Games on Demand 70%
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Games on Demand 60%
Ninja Gaiden 2 Games on Demand 83%
Bastion Arcade 75%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Don’t forget – a large number of titles are on sale throughout the weekend. Click here for that list. A new set of Xbox 360 games will go on sale every day through Monday, so be sure to follow me on Twitter and check back here tomorrow.

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July 10th 2014, 12:20 pm PT

Xbox at San Diego Comic-Con

Comic-Con International: San Diego is the biggest, craziest, most awesome pop culture convention in the world – and from July 24-27, Xbox will be in sunny Southern California, bringing its A-game. These are the events to attend and games to play at the show.

Panels

See some previews for upcoming games, and learn the latest scoops from some of Xbox’s most talented developers. If you’re a gamer, you won’t want to miss any of these:

Halo: Nightfall First-Look
Thursday, July 24, 11:45AM – 12:45PM, Room 6BCF

Prepare for your next step in the Halo Journey with a deep-dive into Halo: Nightfall, the upcoming live-action digital series from 343 Industries and Scott Free Productions. Join 343’s Kiki Wolfkill (Executive Producer), Frank O’Connor (Franchise Development Director)along with key Halo: Nightfall cast and crew, and be among the first to get the details of the story and production.


The Fusion of Art and Style in Sunset Overdrive
Thursday, July 24, 5:00PM – 6:00PM, Room 5AB

Join Xbox Live’s Major Nelson to get an inside look into the inspiration behind the vibrant and off-the-wall style of Sunset Overdrive, a new open-world action game coming exclusively to the Xbox One this fall. Audience members will be the first to see new Sunset Overdrive content illustrating the creative freedom the game offers players. Hear directly from Insomniac Games’s Drew Murray and Marcus Smith (Game and Creative Director, respectively) along with art director Jacinda Chew and lead character artist Gavin Goulden.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection Developer Panel
Friday, July 25, 10:15AM – 11:15AM, Room 6BCF

Join 343 Industries’ Senior Producer, Dennis Ries, and Franchise Director, Frank O’Connor, Certain Affinity’s President and original Halo 2 multiplayer and online design lead, Max Hoberman, and other guests for an in-depth conversation about Halo: The Master Chief Collection.  Fans can hear about what to expect from the highly anticipated compilation and discuss the efforts being made to bring the story of the Master Chief and Halo’s legendary multiplayer to a new generation.

Digging E.T. -  Behind the Scenes of the Xbox Originals Documentary, “Atari: Game Over”
Friday, July 25, 3:30PM – 4:40PM, Room 5AB

Comic-Con fans will get the first glimpse at “Atari: Game Over,” the Xbox Originals documentary that chronicles the fall of the Atari Corporation through the lens of one of the biggest mysteries of all time, dubbed “The Great Video Game Burial of 1983.” As the story goes, the Atari Corporation, faced with overwhelmingly negative response to the E.T. video game, disposed of hundreds of thousands of unsold game cartridges by burying them in the small town of Alamogordo, New Mexico.  Join Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, original Atari video game designer Howard Scott Warshaw (E.T., Yars’s Revenge, Raiders of the Lost Ark), two-time Academy Award winning executive producer Simon Chinn (“Searching for Sugar Man” and “Man on Wire”), Emmy winning executive producer Jonathan Chinn (FX’s “30 Days” and PBS’s “American High”), director Zak Penn (“X-Men 2,” “Avengers,” and “Incident at Loch Ness”), Fuel CEO Mike Burns and more as they take fans behind the scenes and share an inside look into the making of this weird and wonderful film. Moderated by Larry Hyrb, Xbox’s Major Nelson.


The Xbox Booth & Lounge

Whether you’re in the convention center hanging out at the Xbox booth (booth #100) or down the street at the Xbox Lounge in the Manchester Grand Hyatt (1 Market Place), we’ve got over two dozen different games to check out. Come by to play an unparalleled line-up of games that will all be heading to Xbox One consoles later in 2014 or check out our entertainment offerings.

  • Sunset Overdrive
  • Evolve
  • Forza Horizon 2
  • Fable Legends
  • Ori and The Blind Forest
  • Super Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix
  • Madden NFL 15
  • Skylanders Trap Team
  • The Evil Within
  • The Crew
  • Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  • Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition)
  • Killer Instinct
  • Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved
  • Project Spark
  • Minecraft
  • Powerstar Golf
  • Project Totem
  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime
  • #IDARB
  • Fenix Rage
  • Dance Central Spotlight
  • Titanfall
  • Forza 5
  • Kinect Sports Rivals

Xbox Tournaments Powered by MLG. As the exclusive sponsor of the Comic-Con Lounge, Xbox is teaming up with Major League Gaming (MLG) to bring eSports to Comic-Con. From July 24-27, the Xbox Gaming Lounge will host a variety of walk-up-and-play tournaments for

Titanfall

,

Killer Instinct

, and

Forza Motorsport 5

. The tourneys are designed for all Comic-Con attendees, gamers, and aspiring competitors. MLG commentator Chris Puckett will provide play-by-play commentary for walk-up gamers, who will also have the opportunity to play against MLG pros and YouTube stars. Tournaments will be broadcast on the MLG apps for Xbox One and Xbox 360, as well as MLG.tv and MLG mobile apps.

Killer Instinct

tournaments will take place Sunday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Forza Motorsport 5 tournaments will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Titanfall tournaments will take place Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m and Friday and Saturday from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Xbox Gaming Lounge is located at the Manchester Grand Hyatt (One Market Place, Seasport Ballroon, 2nd Floor).

In addition to the events listed above, we’ve also got a few surprises in store for the show. Stay tuned for more news on SDCC.

Remember: Since the Panels and Xbox Lounge are official parts of  the Comic Con schedule, you will need a Comic Con badge to attend.

Events

July 9th 2014, 9:00 pm PT

Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale Day 3 Update

The Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale continues – save 33-77% on the following titles through tomorrow, July 10th only.
Click the links below to see local pricing and add items to your Xbox 360 download queue:

        

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare Games on Demand 33%
Call of Duty: Black Ops II Games on Demand 50%
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Games on Demand 75%
Red Faction: Armageddon Games on Demand 77%
Assassins Creed Liberation Arcade 50%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Don’t forget – a large number of titles are on sale all week long. Click here for that list. A new set of Xbox 360 games will go on sale every day this week, so be sure to follow me on Twitter and check back here tomorrow.

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