EA SPORTS™ Grand Slam® Tennis 2Content: EA SPORTS GRAND SLAM TENNIS 2 Demo
Price: Free
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Dash Text: Relive or rewrite the 2011 Wimbledon final match on Centre Court between the top 2 seeded players in the world, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. Feel the true excitement and emotion of championship tennis with Grand Slam® Tennis 2 in this 3 game set. Total Racquet Control allows users to swing their racquet using the right stick, giving optimum feel and response. Play by yourself or against a friend.

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Trine 2Content: Trine 2
Price: 1200 Microsoft Points
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Dash Text: Experience a world of stunning beauty, potent magic, and perilous adventure…one in which you may travel alone or with friends. Play as the powerful knight, the swift rogue, and the crafty wizard in this physics-based, action-platformer with 3-player local and online multiplayer. Make the most of each character’s unique skills and tools to find your way through each puzzling stage of this breathtakingly beautiful adventure. Brought together by chance and bound by a powerful ancient magic, a knight, a thief, and a wizard must now work together to undo the spell cast upon them and defeat an undead army threatening the kingdom. Each is uniquely specialized; the knight is master of strength and steel, his mighty sword capable of felling any foe. The thief is fast and dextrous, highly proficient with bow and arrow. The wizard dominates his surroundings, manipulating the environment around him. Together, there is no enemy or obstacle that can stand in their way.

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Xbox 360 is building on its expansive catalog of movies, sports, television and music and we’re happy to offer* the following new entertainment experiences starting today in various regions on Xbox LIVE:

· 4 on Demand (C4). United Kingdom
· ABC iView (Australian Broadcasting Corp.). Australia
· Dailymotion. Available in 34 countries globally**
· Demand 5 (Five). United Kingdom
· M6. France
· MSN Video. France
· UFC on Xbox LIVE (UFC). Canada, United States
· VUDU (Wal-Mart). United States

In addition, on December 15th Microsoft and Orange announced that Orange TV is coming to Xbox LIVE in France, starting in Spring 2012. Thirty Orange TV channels will initially be available, including the major channels available in the French market. Later in the year, “catch-up” TV and Orange’s video on demand catalog will also be available.

*Xbox LIVE Gold membership and/or additional subscriptions/fees may be required. Kinect functionality available with select Xbox LIVE content and varies by feature and country. For additional details and availability, see http://www.xbox.com/live.

** Dailymotion will be available in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, India, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland , Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, South Africa.

Motionsports™Content: Adrenaline Wingsuit Diving Demo
Price: Free
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Dash Text: Motionsports Adrenaline features 6 of the world’s most extreme sports and this demo let’s you try the most dangerous of all – Wingsuit proximity flying! Experience the thrill of hurtling down a Himalayan mountainside at speeds of over 120mph and take advantage of Kinect’s full-body tracking as you instinctually lean, jump and duck your way past treacherous obstacles and pull off tricks. Try to collect as many items as possible and break speed records in single player mode. Or try out split screen multiplayer and use the multitude of different weapons along the course to slow down your friends and reach the landing zone first! Once you’ve conquered this Wingsuit level, check out the full game which also features Mountain Biking, Extreme Skiing, Whitewater Kayaking, Rock Climbing and Kite Surfing. At last, here’s your chance to try some of the world’s most Adrenaline-fueled activities in some of the most astounding places on earth… without risking life and limb!

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Note: You’ll need Kinect to use this demo

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Celebrate the count down to 2012 with 12 days of deals on games, add-ons, avatars and more from Xbox LIVE. 
Drop by Xbox LIVE every day to see what new deals we have for you – but remember these special discounts won’t last more than a day.

 

Bastion

To kick things off, we’re starting with Bastion.

Today only you can save 50% on this award winning Xbox LIVE Arcade game.

Remember, this offer is good for today only.

 

 

 Follow me on twitter where each day I’ll be posting the latest deal for each day so you won’t miss a thing.

In addition to the daily deals, we’ve also go the following special offers available until January 2, 2012

Offer Type Original Price Sale Price Savings
L.A. Noire – Rockstar Pass Game Add-on 960 480 50%
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet Arcade 1200 600 50%
Renegade Ops Arcade 1200 600 50%
Oblivion  Game Varies by region
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga  Game Varies by region
Plants vs Zombies Arcade 1200 600 50%
Peggle Arcade 800 400 50%
Peggle Nights Arcade 400 200 50%
BloodRayne Betrayal Arcade 1200 600 50%
After Burner Climax Arcade 800 400 50%
Portal: Still Alive Arcade 1200 600 50%
Training Dummy Avatar Item 320 160 50%
Grappling hook Avatar Item 240 120 50%
Monkey Avatar Item 240 120 50%
Labrador Dog Avatar Item 240 120 50%
Red Dragon Avatar Item 240 120 50%
Ticker Pet Avatar Item 240 120 50%
Berserker Avatar Item 240 120 50%
Halo Flood Avatar Item 240 120 50%
Inferno Skateboard Avatar Item 240 120 50%
Cactus Dog Prop Avatar Item 240 120 50%
Home Run Animation Avatar Item 160 120 25%
Fastball Animation Avatar Item 160 120 25%
Touchdown Dance Avatar Item 160 120 25%
Ninja Kick Avatar Item 160 120 25%

You can also hit Xbox.com for more information on the Holiday Sale

Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles (based on UU’s)

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Skyrim
Battlefield 3
FIFA 12
Modern Warfare 2
Halo: Reach
Gears of War 3
Madden NFL 12
GTA IV
Saints Row: The Third  
Forza Motorsport 4
Assassin’s Creed Revelations
NBA 2K12
NHL12 
FIFA Soccer 11
Batman: Arkham City
Halo 3
NCAA Football 12
Call of Duty 4

Top Arcade Titles (Full Versions purchased)

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Fruit Ninja Kinect
Pinball FX2
From Dust
Dungeon Defenders
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Outland
Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime
Castle Crashers
Magic: The Gathering — Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012
Beyond Good & Evil HD
Scene It? Movie Night
Trials HD
NBA JAM: On Fire Edition
Voltron: Defender of the Universe
Peggle
Full House Poker
Iron Brigade
REAL STEEL
Prince of Persia Classic
Bloody Good Time 

  The above list is based on full versions purchased.

Top Indie Games (Full Versions purchased)

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CastleMiner Z
Total Miner: Forge 
CastleMiner
FortressCraft Chapter 1
The Impossible Game
Firing Range
Avatar Paintball
DLC Quest 
Avatar Legends
The $1 Zombie Game 
Avatar Rumble
Toy Stunt Bike
Temple of Dogolrak 
Flight Adventure 2
I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES!!!1 
Avatar Laser Wars
Trailer Park King
21 Ball Snooker Champion
Angry Fish
Miner Dig Deep
  The above list is based on full versions purchased.

Games for Windows Top LIVE Titles (based onUU’s

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Batman Arkham City
GTA IV
Age of Empires Online
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition
F1 2011
DiRT 3
Resident Evil 5
Fallout 3
Fable III
Bioshock 2
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Street Fighter IV
Colin McRae : Dirt 2
F1 2010
Section 8: Prejudice
Bulletstorm
Virtua Tennis 4
Red Faction Guerrilla
Operation Flashpoint Red River
Dead Rising 2 

These lists are based on global unique users connected to Xbox Live or in the case of Arcade and Indie Games, full versions purchased during the week.

Some content (and therefore the links) may not be available in all Xbox LIVE regions.

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Joe Danger Special EditionContent: Joe Danger Special Edition
Price: 1200 Microsoft Points
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Dash Text: "A death-defying thrill-ride starring the world’s most determined stuntman, Joe Danger! Combo, boost and pull ludicrous stunts to fill Stadiums and put Joe back on the podium. Race against your friends or take on your rivals, the reckless Team Nasty. Leap school buses full of screaming kids and pools of ravenous sharks, as you attempt to wheelie your way into the record books in over 100 eye-poppingly gorgeous levels! Stunt, create, share! Drop into the sandbox to make your own Events and torment your friends with your devious creations. Special Edition is the ultimate fun packed version of the multi-awarding winning Joe Danger. Experiment with 30 insane level creations in the Laboratory and unlock some new friends, exclusive to Xbox 360!"

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Sonic CDContent: Sonic CD
Price: 400 Microsoft Points
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Dash Text: It’s time to usher the past into the future in this enhanced recreation of Sonic CD! Sonic travels to the distant shores of Never Lake for the once-a-year appearance of Little Planet – a mysterious world where past, present, and future collide through the power of the Time Stones that lie hidden within it. His arch-nemesis, Dr. Eggman, has come for the Time Stones and with them, will soon have the power to control time itself In order to put an end to Dr. Eggman’s nefarious schemes, Sonic must use the power of Little Planet to travel through time; breaking Dr. Eggman’s hold over the future by destroying his machines in the past and recovering the missing Time Stones! Featuring 16:9 widescreen, achievements, leaderboards and both the US and Japanese soundtracks, experience the adventure through time that introduced the world to Amy the Hedgehog and Eggman’s most evil creation, Metal Sonic.

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