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My Little Pony avatars available for PS3 at $3.99 each


More expensive than the classic horse armor
Mar 18
Grown men who feel connected with female ponies from a cartoon aimed at young girls are currently celebrating and throwing money at their TV screens as five My Little Pony avatars are now available for the PlayStation 3 ... read

Hey! You can buy a Mr Destructoid helmet for your Xbox Avatar


We also have a PlayStation Home shirt for all those times you use PlayStation Home
Mar 05
You may recall about a year-and-a-half ago, when we unveiled the Destructoid line of merchandise for your Xbox Live Avatars. At the time, the biggest request was that we get a Mr Destructoid helmet to join the cool shirts and... read
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Marche100, MJMyLover, and Michael Peditto!] Our friends at Flashman Studios and MGM recently unveiled a collection of clothes and items in the Xbox Avatar Marketplace based on everyone's fav... read feature

Xbox One shirt

MS overdelivers value with free Xbox One Avatar shirt


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Jun 27
Oh, Microsoft. Again you open the floodgates of charity and let the waters of value drench your consumers until they're to the point of drowning in hot deals and fun times. It's no surprise that the people, your people, have ... read
[Update: Contest over! Winners are ZeroForte, Pixielated, dunnace, A Char, WSwan, Swishiee, DrippingSins, Shawn Kelfonne, Char Aznable, and Matt Evans.] Our friends at Flashman Studios recently unveiled an awesome new line of... read feature

Venture Bros all up in Team Fortress 2 and Xbox Live


Bunch of promos for the the new season
Jun 05
Venture Bros is back! Season 5 started up this past Sunday, and for those of you that missed the first episode it's available to stream in full on Adult Swim's YouTube channel. Or you can download the first episode on your X... read
Xbox Live

Buy four XBLA games, get a free month of Xbox Live Gold


Microsoft expands Xbox Live Rewards
Mar 28
Microsoft is rolling out additional Xbox Live Rewards offers on April 1 in the form of MyPunchcard, which is more or less what it sounds like. At least for the month of April, this promo is Xbox Live Arcade-oriented: Play 20... read

FAIL: This Xbox Live Arcade avatar is NOT a corgi


I demand a do-over
Mar 08
I'm on vacation this week. I was looking to take some down time before this crazy year for videogames officially kicks off. With both PAX East and GDC coming up later this month, I'm trying to rest up, but this busted corgi a... read
Mega Man

Mega Man 25th anniversary celebrated with Avatar GLORY!


Watch the greatest trailer Capcom's ever made
Jan 16
Capcom has today revealed its ultimate gift to Mega Man fans everywhere. To celebrate the blue hero's 25th anniversary, Capcom has seen fit to grace the world with the only gift that measures up -- Xbox Live Avatar items! Dr... read
[Update: Contest over! Winners have been notified via email!] In celebration of Mega Man's 25th anniversary (which we've been covering all week!), our friends at Capcom, Capcom-Unity, and Flashman Studios have joined fo... read feature

Xbox Live Marketplace holiday discounts are live


Black Friday from the comfort of your home
Nov 20
Xbox Live has already started discounting games and digital trinkets for this big shopping week. Most notably, Spelunky and Rock Band Blitz are down to 600 Microsoft Points each. You should probably buy those, particularly th... read
The Xbox 360 indie scene is filled with a ton of throwaway games and "experiences" that incorporate your Xbox Avatar into the gameplay. It's not surprising that Microsoft's own Avatar Motocross Madness for Xbox Live Arcade si... read feature

Friday Night Fights: It's poker time!


Aug 17
Welcome to another BIG night in the realm of FNF! First up, King Foom will be playing RaiderZ again with the folks from Perfect World, and giving away a ton of PC peripherals in the process! Up for grabs are $400 worth of&nbs... read

Join Dtoid tomorrow for an Xbox Community Playdate!


Aug 16
Destructoid is joining forces with 360Sync, Platform Nation, and the rest of the gaming communities featured in the latest batch of Xbox 360 avatar gear for a massive Xbox LIVE Community Playdate! Tomorrow from 8 to 11 PM Eas... read

The DTOID Show: Dead Space 3, Sleeping Dogs, & SWAG!


Jul 25
Happy Wednesday, everyone! Today's news was fairly light due to Max and I both feeling like we got run over by a bus, but don't let that affect your enjoyment of our fine program. We still tried really hard! ...Okay, mildly ... read
Destructoid clothing items have officially arrived on the Xbox 360 Avatar marketplace today! We have Destructoid branded wristbands, hats, hoodies, t-shirts, and varsity jackets for male and female Avatars ranging from 80 to ... read feature

Joke's over: Skyrim 'Arrow in the Knee' is an Avatar prop


Jun 12
Folks, time to pack your shit up and leave, because the Joke Boat has officially set sail for cleaner waters. The long-running and increasingly tired "arrow in the knee" meme has been embraced by Bethesda, and given legitimac... read

Signs of impending doom: Hot or Not for Xbox Live Avatars


Mar 15
Our world is an truly amazing place sometimes. Despite two decades of online interactions which have exposed me to the very stupidest things humanity can offer, it nevertheless manages to sneak in a surprise now and again. Li... read

The DTOID Show: Xbox Live Tattoos, ME3 guns, & Vita Sales


Jan 04
Hey guys! Here's our first official episode of The Destructoid Show of the new year. Like, in the studio. With a script. For starters, we briefly discussed our stance on SOPA and encouraged you guys to go make a fuss. As... read

CafePress partners with Xbox to put your avatar on swag


Dec 06
In a rather strange, although not at all surprising move, CafePress has announced it's new partnership with Microsoft to bring your very own Xbox Live Avatar to life on various gear. CafePress has always been an online retail... read

Get your Skyrim launch avatars on XBLA now


Nov 03
Do you love The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim so much that you want to spend extra money on loosely related digital content? I knew you would! Let me point you to the new Skyrim launch avatars on Xbox Live Arcade. They're available... read

War of the Worlds avatar gear invades XBLA


Oct 28
You had to know it was only a matter of time. They've been out there, watching us for years just waiting for the chance to force themselves on to your XBLA avatars. They've plotted their hostile attiring and have chosen ... read

Robocop avatar gear: I'd buy that for a dollar


Aug 21
In past weeks, publishers have announced copious amounts of avatar gear in support of their games. T-shirts, hats, pets, props, etc... but nothing truly worth the price tag. This, however, justifies the existence of avatar g... read

Warhammer helps sexify your Xbox avatar


Aug 16
We know you all love that spiffy avatar gear, and THQ's got your back this time out with an assortment of Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine apparel and pets for your Xbox Live avatar. Seriously, get excited. Do it. For 80 points... read

Clothe your Xbox avatar in some pretty sweet Rage apparel


Aug 04
In a not so surprising turn of events, it seems people are really excited about id's open-world FPS Rage. So excited, in fact, that a set of Xbox Live avatar items has been released to the wilds of the Marketplace. Now your a... read

Rise of Nightmares has a terrifying pre-order bonus


Aug 04
SEGA's Rise of Nightmares is coming to Xbox 360 next month, giving you the ability to flail in terror at a horror game and maybe have it mean something. And if you want to creep yourself out even further, you can go pre-order... read

Avatar Kinect out today, 240 MS Point 'Sparkler' out soon


Jul 25
Micrsoft's Avatar-based chat and "social entertainment experience," Avatar Kinect, is available today for Xbox 360. The program will be accessible to both Gold and Free Xbox Live members between July 25 and September 8. After... read

Be the King of Pop with Michael Jackson avatar outfits


Jul 22
Ubisoft released Michael Jackson: The Experience for Kinect back in April, but they're just now getting around to offering up the usual avatar tie-ins. You can adorn your avatar in duds based on Michael Jackson's most popular... read

Because you asked for it: Hitman: Absolution Avatar items


Jun 22
Hitman: Absolution isn't out until next year, but that doesn't mean you can't start spending money on crap related to the game right now. Today's crap comes in the form of Avatar items, including a classic Agent 47 outfit. It... read

E3: Ubisoft & Assassin's Creed: Revelations avatar tripe


Jun 09
Ubisoft has released some Xbox Avatar malarky for Assassin's Creed: Revelations. You can buy one of the following: Codex (prop) - 240 MS Points Eagle (pet) - 240 MS Points Desmond Black Hoodie (male and female) - 160 MS Poin... read

Get a real-life statue of your Xbox Live Avatar


Apr 18
Here is news so amazing that nobody seemed to pick it up when it was announced over a week ago! Figureprints is teaming up with Microsoft to create real-life statues of Xbox Live Avatars. That's right, your Halo-helmeted gimp... read

Get your PAX-exclusive Cole plushie Avatar item... at PAX


Mar 11
If you're at PAX this weekend, you shouldn't be reading this. You should be off waiting in some line somewhere, or sleeping off a hangover before waiting in line somewhere. But if you ARE reading this, heads up: Microsoft is ... read






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