Xbox Live Marketplace News


Xbox Live Marketplace Offering Daily Deals from Dec. 21 to Dec. 31; Red Dead Goes On Demand

By Xav de Matos, Dec 16, 2010 3:00pm PST

Xbox Live's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb has revealed the last push of content for the Xbox Live Marketplace for the year. To ring in the New...


"It's pretty much a foregone conclusion; especially for the next round of consoles. Apple is ..."

- daggot see all 5 comments

Rock Band 3 DLC: Thirteen Queen Tunes

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 03, 2010 9:30am PST

A royal two packs of tracks from English rock legends Queen will hit Rock Band 3 as downloadable content next week, developer Harmonix announced...


"Don't care. Buying it. It's slightly annoying but whatever. It's not something they can ..."

- matrixneo42 see all 17 comments

Xbox Live Marketplace Discounts Chilly Content, Adds World of Keflings and More in December

By Xav de Matos, Dec 02, 2010 12:00pm PST

Xbox Live director of programming Larry 'Major Nelson' Hryb outlined the complete Xbox Live Marketplace schedule for the remainder of December on...


"Raskulls is a very cool game. I played it at Mana Bar in Brisbane, QLD, Australia. Had a blast :)"

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Buy Two Qualifying XBLA Titles in December, Get 400MS Points Back

By Xav de Matos, Dec 01, 2010 4:30pm PST

After announcing its Xbox Live Rewards program, Xbox Live's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb revealed a new Marketplace-based promotion focusing on a...


"Fine Print: "Please allow 4 weeks for delivery.....Points expire June 2011" A long time to ..."

- surisis see all 7 comments

Xbox Live Rewards Program Launching Today

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 01, 2010 8:20am PST

To show how much it appreciates your custom and cares for you on a personal level, Microsoft is launching a rewards program for the Xbox 360...


"Would rather they kill the Rewards program and lower the price of Live Gold back down to $49.99. ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 20 comments

Xbox Live Indie Games Winter Uprising Begins

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 30, 2010 8:30am PST

Revolution is afoot on Xbox Live Indie Games as the community-orchestrated Indie Games Winter Uprising has kicked off, bringing the first of fourteen new indie games which it is hoped will promote the chan


"agreed. Excited for the old-school RPGs, and ZP2KX seems like it may scratch a bit of a COD ..."

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Shack PSA: 50% off Earthworm Jim HD and Worms 2 on XBLA

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 29, 2010 9:40am PST

Microsoft has gone invertebrate-mad, rolling out a wriggly round of Xbox Live Arcade discounts for Gold subscribers on several squirming titles for...


"Then I hereby call this meeting of the "Earthworm Jim Was Kinda Meh Society" to order. Would you ..."

- Walterbennet see all 9 comments

Shack PSA: Xbox Live Black Friday Sale Discounts 'Splosion Man, Halo, Trials HD and More

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 26, 2010 7:00am PST

The Xbox Live Marketplace's one-day Black Friday sale has begun, bringing big savings to a selection of games, DLC and avatar items. Bargains...


"Got Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (One of my favorite GTA games, except for that eating thing), ..."

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XBLA Black Friday Sale Clarified and Detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 23, 2010 4:00pm PST

Following yesterday's somewhat hazy announcement of its 'Black Friday' discounts on Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft has issued more details and...


"'Splosion Man has been my favourite XBLA game. Everyone should pick it up."

- Zoopy_Iscariot see all 5 comments

Xbox Live Discounts Select Marketplace Content in the U.S. for Black Friday

By Xav de Matos, Nov 22, 2010 4:30pm PST

Microsoft has revealed a selection of digital content will be made available for a reduced price this week to celebrate Thanksgiving and to get in...


"they all seem to be on the uk dashboard aswell, under game marketplace there's a sales and ..."

- DaM0nkey see all 18 comments

Shank Is This Week's Xbox Live Deal of the Week

By Xav de Matos, Nov 15, 2010 2:00pm PST

Xbox Live's Major Nelson has revealed that the sidescrolling, brawler/shooter/knife-in-the-facer XBLA title Shank is this week's Xbox Live Deal of...


"Maybe im spoiled by Steam's sales but to me deal of the week should be 100 MS points!"

- apocreg see all 6 comments

Indie Developers Band Together for 'Indie Winter Games Uprising' Promo on Xbox Live

By Xav de Matos, Nov 15, 2010 9:15am PST

While Microsoft has executed multiple promotions for Xbox Live Arcade titles--the most recent being the XBLA Game Feast--independent developers...


"that looks way better than 99% of the "good" games linked by ppl. will check out!"

- barichnikov see all 10 comments

Xbox Live November Schedule Adds Crazy Taxi and Alan Wake, Discounts Hasbro XBLA Titles

By Xav de Matos, Nov 12, 2010 6:50am PST

Xbox Live's Major Nelson has revealed the complete Marketplace schedule for the remainder of November. The schedule primarily consists of...


"Normally it's $100 for all 10 games. So it's either $50 or 50% off. Either way $5 each is what ..."

- Drossvirex see all 3 comments

Free Call of Duty: Black Ops Female Avatar Items Available on Xbox 360

By Brian Leahy, Nov 10, 2010 10:20am PST

Since the Xbox 360 Limited Edition of Call of Duty: Black Ops only shipped with codes for male avatar outfits, Activision has created two...


"It proves that Treyarch testers prefer a male avatar so they don't get sexually harrassed by 12 ..."

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Def Jam Rapstar DLC Gets Wu-Tang Clan, More

By Brian Leahy, Nov 09, 2010 1:30pm PST

If you're got the Xbox 360 version of Def Jam Rapstar, get ready to enter the 36 chambers with some new DLC featuring songs from the Wu-Tang Clan...


"The 360 headset will not work with the game. You need a mic. "

- mr.sleepy see all 6 comments