Xbox Live Marketplace News


Xbox Pulls Game Based on Logan Paul's Suicide-Forest Video From Marketplace

By Charles Singletary, Jan 31, 2018 1:25pm PST

A shameless cash in on a YouTuber's ridiculous stunt has been pulled from the Xbox store.


Weekly Game Release Highlights, June 25-July 1 2017

By Asif Khan, Jun 25, 2017 3:15pm PDT

After a 2 week break due to E3, this weekly feature is back with all the game releases coming this week across all platforms.


"Wh0a, I didn't know you were a fan of the franchise, briefcase duder!"

- CrustaR see all 13 comments

Microsoft Accuses 'Gaming Site' of Hacking Xbox Accounts and Selling Proceeds

By David Craddock, May 22, 2017 4:00pm PDT

Any in-game items you buy from iGSKY might be purchased using stolen money.


Forza Horizon 3 Demo Gameplay: Vehicles, Maps, and Game Modes

By Shack Staff, Sep 15, 2016 8:00am PDT

Watch our Forza Horizon 3 Demo gameplay video. Do it for Shacknews!


Star Wars saga gets Digital HD release on Xbox Video, iTunes, and Google Play on April 10 [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Apr 07, 2015 6:32am PDT

A Digital HD version of all six Star Wars films will be headed to Xbox Video, iTunes, and Google Play at the end of the week.


"Fox has the license for New Hope in perpetuity. It's actually a small miracle Disney was able ..."

- daggot see all 5 comments

Rocksmith adds free three-track holiday DLC

By Xav de Matos, Dec 20, 2011 6:45pm PST

Rocksmith, the game that attempts to make real rockers out of gamers, is adding free DLC in celebration of the holiday season. Jump in to see a trailer featuring the three-track DLC.


Xbox Live holiday sale launches with half-price Bastion

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 20, 2011 7:30am PST

The Xbox Live holiday sale has kicked off with a wide selection of deals. You'll find 3 months of Gold membership for $10 (60% off), Bastion for 600 MSP today only, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet also for 600 MSP, and heaps more deals.


"I'd buy a ton, but waiting for my account to be unlocked due to getting hacked"

- friedram see all 11 comments

Xbox Live 'Cyber Monday' sale launched

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 28, 2011 5:30am PST

As sure as "Cyber Monday" is a loathsome name, Microsoft is running a tasty discount or two on the Xbox Live Marketplace for today only. Beyond Good & Evil HD is a bargain $3, plus there's half off the Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection, and more savings.


"It's an awesome game, I played through it last year. The HD update actually makes it a pretty ..."

- Gwyndion see all 5 comments

Xbox Live Thanksgiving sales

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 25, 2011 6:20am PST

If you've got Microsoft Points burning a hole in your pocket this Black Friday, you'll be pleased to hear Microsoft has rolled out some special one-day discounts on Full House Poker, Marvel vs. Capcom 2, and Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team.


"While I haven't played Kill Team yet, I'm actually on the other side of the fence, getting sick ..."

- darthfusion see all 12 comments

Super Meat Boy, Magic 2012 and more featured in 'Fan Appreciation' sale

By Xav de Matos, Nov 22, 2011 5:00pm PST

Xbox Live is hosting a new round of deals, featuring great prices on quality titles like Super Meat Boy and Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012.


"Super Meat Boy Dev: Butt Hurt dood is going to be a Butt Hurt dood."

- friedram see all 3 comments

Disney Universe, Yoostar, Let's Cheer demos on XBLM

By Xav de Matos, Nov 08, 2011 6:45pm PST

To whet your appetite for fresh experiences, three new demos for upcoming titles have appeared on the Xbox Live Marketplace: Disney Universe, Yoostar on MTV, and Let's Cheer.


"Disney Universe isn't a bad game, kinda like a more simplified LBP if you ask me."

- soundcreepy see all 5 comments

Mass Effect 2 DLC on sale on Xbox Live

By Steve Watts, Jul 26, 2011 11:45am PDT

Select Mass Effect 2 DLC is 50% off this week, letting you snag "Lair of the Shadow Broker and "Kasumi - Stolen Memory" for $3.50 each and "Arrival" for $5.


"Same. I kinda put the game down and never picked it back up, so this seems like a good time to ..."

- tw3kr see all 22 comments

Shack PSA: Xbox Live zombie content sale

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 12, 2011 8:30am PDT

This week's Xbox Live deal for ghoulish Gold subscribers brings supernatural savings on Dead Rising 2: Case West, Red Dead Redemption's DLC bundle, Left 4 Dead 2's cross-over DLC, Stubbs the Zombie, and Twin Blades.


"I'll wait till either the Collection drops below $10, or they do just the SP for 50%."

- darthfusion see all 5 comments

'Mutant' content sale on Xbox Live

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Microsoft has announced 50% discounts on various 'Mutant' games this week, including Turtles in Time Re-shelled which is set to be pulled in only a few days.


"I just played the PS3 version earlier today and I was throwing Foot Soldiers toward the screen ..."

- DedlokPM see all 11 comments

Galaga Legions DX, Backbreaker, and more dated for Xbox Live

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Microsoft has detailed upcoming XBLM content, including Backbreaker Vengeance, Half-Minute Hero, Galaga Legions DX, and sales on games like Torchlight and Stacking.