Xbox Live Marketplace News


Super Street Fight IV and Operation Darkness Sneak onto Xbox 360 'Games on Demand'

By Xav de Matos, Jan 12, 2011 11:00am PST

Last week, we reported on a slew of new titles arriving on the Xbox 360's "Games on Demand" service; however, two additional titles appear to have...


"yea, that is a bit too much (considering the launch date). I'd have bought it again if it was ..."

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Xbox Live Marketplace Discounting Activision and EA Content Later this Month; Zeit2 on XBLA Jan. 12

By Xav de Matos, Jan 07, 2011 11:00am PST

In the first Xbox Live Marketplace spotlight of 2011, Xbox Live director of programming Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb revealed a pair of sales happenin


"Eh, the Nazis were 00s. There were games prior (Wolf3D, etc), but MOH: AA pretty much ..."

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Red Dead Redemption DLC is Today's Xbox Live Marketplace Holiday Deal of the Day

By Xav de Matos, Dec 21, 2010 9:30am PST

Today, Microsoft kicked off a new "Daily Deal" promotion it first teased earlier last week. Xbox Live's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb revealed today's...


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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 :)"

- BaileyAU see all 8 comments

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 ..."

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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. ..."

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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 ..."

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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!"

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