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October 8th 2014, 12:05 am PT

Divekick is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Divekick is the world’s first‐ever two­-button fighting game! It made a splash with the press and fighting game community for not using a stick, yet still retaining the strategic gameplay and spacing techniques used by professional fighting game players. Now anyone can experience the thrill of fighting games without memorizing complex combos. Key Features · 14+ completely unique and original characters, each with their own fighting style and special techniques · Includes Divekick: Addition Edition update featuring a new playable character, new stage, and multiple balance changes for existing characters · A story for every character in the game, including an intro, ending, and rival battles · Ranked and non­ranked GGPO­powered online play, the most trusted netcode in fighting games. Includes ranking boards for each character and overall · Local VS play for 2 players, with quick & easy button reconfiguration.

October 8th 2014, 12:01 am PT

Styx: Master of Shadows is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Styx: Master of Shadows is an infiltration game with RPG elements taking place in a dark fantasy universe. Guide the goblin assassin Styx through the vertical and multi-layered Tower of Akenash, home to the World Tree, source of the Amber – a powerful and magical golden sap – prowling through the shadows with aide of a host of special abilities refined throughout Styx’s 200 years of history.

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, 12:05 am PT

Ryse: Legendary Edition is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Amidst the chaos of the late Roman Empire, become soldier Marius Titus and embark on a perilous campaign to avenge the death of your family and defend the honor of Rome. In Gladiator Mode, step into the Colosseum and fight for the glory, spectacle, and entertainment of the crowds. Legendary Edition includes full Season Pass contents, three bonus maps optimized for maximum challenge in Solo mode and a new Legionary Skin.

The full season pass included in the Legendary Edition contains four Game Add-Ons:

Morituri Pack includes five all new maps, five maps optimized for Solo Mode, and a new Gladiator skin, “Oswald.” Infiltrate an enemy camp to subvert the barbarian invasion on “Beacon,” and fight fire with fire in ancient Egypt on “False Gods.” “Revolution,” challenges you bring light to a dying empire and restore the glory of Rome. Two new Survivor maps, “Sulfur River,” and “Forbidden Forest,” challenge you to kill to survive. Finally, Solo mode is also available for the “Market,” “Garden,” “Beacon,” “Revolution,” and “False Gods” maps.

Duel of Fates Pack includes three all new maps, three maps now optimized for Solo Mode, and a new Gladiator skin, “Oswald.” The “Invictus” map was inspired by the first servile war of 135BC, while “Barbarous” forces you to defend the gates of Rome. In the new Survivor map, “Island,” you’ll find yourself outnumbered and surrounded by water. Finally, test your mettle in Solo mode on the “Barbarous,” “Invictus,” and “Obelisk” maps.

The Mars’ Chosen Pack includes a new multiplayer mode, five new multiplayer maps, and two new Gladiator Skins. Fend off your impending death in three new Survival Mode maps: Courtyard, Firestorm, and Dockyard. In addition, new Arena Mode maps Pyramid and Obelisk take you into the heart of Egypt. Finally, enter the Colosseum as two new contenders: Oswald and Legionnaire.

The Colosseum Pack contains two new maps and two new skins for Gladiator Mode. In Henge, defend an ancient forest shrine from a horde of invaders. In Ascension, fight from the burning embers of Hades’ lair up to the lavish surface world. Plus, customize your Gladiator Mode character with Commodus and Centurion skins.

Purchase Ryse: Legendary Edition from the Xbox Games Store

October 7th 2014, 12:02 am PT

Alien Isolation is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger. Fifteen years after the events of Alien, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother’s disappearance. As Amanda, you will navigate through an increasingly volatile world as you find yourself confronted on all sides by a panicked, desperate population and an unpredictable, ruthless Alien. Underpowered and underprepared, you must scavenge resources, improvise solutions and use your wits, not just to succeed in your mission, but to simply stay alive.

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October 7th 2014, 12:01 am PT

NBA 2K15 is Now Available for Xbox One and Xbox 360

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Game Description: On the heels of NBA 2K14’s 70 Game of the Year Award Nominations, the NBA 2K franchise is the ultimate basketball simulation experience. Featuring NBA MVP Kevin Durant on the cover, NBA 2K15 hits the court with unprecedented life-like graphics, ultra-realistic NBA gameplay, and more. Take your MyPLAYER on an epic journey from undrafted rookie tryout, to MVP, to NBA Hall of Famer. Park Mode lets you ball against the world’s toughest 2K competitors in cutthroat multiplayer pick-up games. Every jersey, juke, and pom pon is brought to life with unrivaled realism. To top it off, NBA 2K15’s music has been curated by famed producer and musician, Pharrell. NBA 2K15 has created a truly authentic NBA adventure. It’s up to you to claim your destiny. #YourTimeHasCome

Purchase NBA 2K15 from the Xbox Games Store

NBA 2K15 is also available for Xbox 360. Check price and availability in your Xbox LIVE region

October 6th 2014, 9:51 pm PT

Project Spark Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Discover the world’s next best game…or create it yourself! Project Spark unlocks imagination with a powerful yet simple way to build and play your own worlds, stories, and games and share them with the world. It’s the ultimate digital sandbox where you can create the kinds of games you’ve always dreamed of, play games created by a global community, and shape the future of how games are made.

For more on what’s possible in the world of Project Spark, and to learn more about the Starter Park (which is also available now), watch the video below or read the full story over on Xbox Wire.

October 6th 2014, 12:48 pm PT

And the Final Halo 2 Re-imagined Multiplayer Map Is…

This morning, IGN exclusively revealed the final Halo 2 re-imagined map for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Take a look at this walkthrough:

And now, straight up gameplay capture:

Previously announced re-imagined Halo 2 multiplayer maps include Ascension, Coagulation, Zanzibar, Sanctuary, and Lockout.