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Xbox Avatars Get Seasonal with Holiday Outfits, Sweaters and a Dreidel

By Chris Faylor, Dec 10, 2009 10:40am PST

Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, once you were made of clay Now you're on the Xbox, so for dreidel I must pay The holidays arrived for Xbox 360...


"I kept my Holiday 2008 theme that they give out last year. I was hoping they would have updated ..."

- daggot see all 18 comments

Xbox 360 Avatars Getting $3 Virtual Pets

By Chris Faylor, Dec 02, 2009 3:10pm PST

If your Xbox 360 avatar appears unfulfilled despite a virtual closet packed with game-related paraphernalia and NFL jerseys, perhaps it's time for...


"I would want to play it. I love playing Wii games but the motion controls in Wii Sports are ..."

- Mansmells see all 40 comments

Xbox 360 Update Preview Program Lets You Sample Twitter, Facebook Before Everyone Else

By Chris Faylor, Oct 14, 2009 3:34pm PDT

With yet another Xbox 360 dashboard update due this fall, Microsoft is once again accepting applications for a public beta, allowing some to get it...


"You've always been able to use a USB keyboard for typing, just not much else."

- Chris Faylor see all 14 comments

Xbox 360 Avatars Get $4 NFL Jerseys

By Chris Faylor, Oct 08, 2009 10:51am PDT

In an expansion bound to please fanatical football fans, a selection of virtual NFL jerseys are now available for Xbox 360 Avatars. The...


"i bought one on a whim last night. i'm not even gonna justify it, i just wanted a panthers ..."

- xxiv see all 64 comments

Microsoft Plans Public Beta for Xbox 360 Integration of Facebook, Twitter, Last.FM

By Nick Breckon, Oct 06, 2009 2:40pm PDT

A public beta of the dashboard update that will bring Facebook, Twitter and Last.FM to Xbox Live is coming soon, according to MTV. Xbox...


"ooorrrrrr..... you could just ignore them and keep playing your games ... just a thought"

- homeboyJim see all 38 comments

Xbox Live Summer Update Released

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 11, 2009 3:30am PDT

Microsoft's hefty new Xbox Live dashboard update has begun rolling out in waves, bringing a whole host of updates, improvements and new features to...


"does this get rid of the menu downloading crap? I've lost net access at home :( havent tried ..."

- rosselt see all 52 comments

Xbox Live Avatars Playable in Guitar Hero 5

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 31, 2009 6:22am PDT

Xbox 360 rockers will be able to import their Xbox Live avatar as a playable character into Neversoft's rhythm game Guitar Hero 5, publisher...


"So what are you saying? There's really nothing pathetic about his "rantings." He's right on his ..."

- photonzach see all 16 comments

Xbox Avatar Marketplace Items, Pricing Revealed; Or, How I Spent $4 to Look Like LeChuck

By Chris Faylor, Jul 23, 2009 8:58pm PDT

With the next major update to the Xbox 360 dashboard coming August 11, Microsoft has provided us with an early look. Chief among the additions...


"The only interesting thing about this is the ability for games to reward you with Avatar garb ..."

- LemonJoose see all 85 comments

Xbox Avatar Combat Coming to Band of Bugs Soon, DLC Adding Kaloki Space Stuff

By Chris Faylor, Jun 30, 2009 9:35am PDT

Traditionally a non-violent sort, Xbox Avatars will soon be able to "fight, throw fireballs, cast spells and much more " in NinjaBee's downloadable...


"First XBLA game I bought too. I went back and finished off one of the campaigns and some of the ..."

- DrZettl see all 3 comments

Xbox Avatars Get Summer Threads

By Chris Faylor, Jun 24, 2009 11:03am PDT

Continuing the roll out of season items, Microsoft has unlocked several more summer-themed clothing options for Xbox 360 avatars. At last,...


"LOL, thanks for posting the most idiotic thing I've read in a while."

- deadhorse see all 11 comments

Xbox Avatar Clothing Update Brings Flippy Floppies

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2009 9:21am PDT

The good news? Xbox 360 owners now have flippy floppies in their Avatar's virtual closet. The bad? Actual swim trunks have yet to arrive, so...


"OK, how many of you perverts out there would change your avatar to female if bikinis and thongs ..."

- LemonJoose see all 27 comments

Xbox Live Avatars Get Short Shorts and Fancy Jeans

By Chris Faylor, Apr 22, 2009 5:40pm PDT

The birds are chirping and spring is in the air, and what better way to celebrate than a fresh new look for your Xbox Live Avatar? Fortunately,...


"Then it just looks like a homosexual emo teen with a cowboy hat."

- LemonJoose see all 14 comments

Magical Mystery Xbox 360 System Update Arrives

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 02, 2009 8:19am PDT

A new Xbox 360 system update today fixes interruption issues in unspecified games. Microsoft's Major Nelson indicates on his blog that the...


"i know cod:WaW has been very spotty lately, more so than it regularly is. "

- -=kodiak=- see all 16 comments

Xbox Live Avatars Suited and Booted

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 01, 2009 3:37am PDT

Microsoft's latest Xbox Live avatar clothing update adds a fine selection of businesswear to at long last bring the workplace into your home....


"Yeah, pirate stuff was supposed to come out along with the Age of Booty update. "

- bugsY see all 7 comments

Xbox Live Avatars Now Rodeo Ready

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2009 11:26am PDT

Another batch of free Xbox Live Avatar clothing has been released by Microsoft, this one allowing users to dress up like rodeo heroes. The free...


"I hate these Miish little avatars. At least allow me to purchase something like a cartoonish ..."

- Dr_Cube see all 10 comments