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Happy Mass Effect 2 DLC deal day!


Dec 28
What do you do when a game makes an appearance on every outlet's "Game of the Year" lists? You discount the hell out of the expansion content, of course!Today's Xbox 360 "Countdown to 2011" deal is on Mass Effect 2's adds-ons... read

Hydro Thunder XBLA more than half off today


Dec 27
Microsoft continues its "Countdown to 2011" Xbox Live Marketplace deals today, this time with Hydro Thunder Hurricane and a… Minotaur. The updated version of the classic water racer will run you 400 MS Points today onl... read

World of Keflings makes beautiful music


Dec 21
Above you will see a video of World of Keflings which demonstrates the musical cannons in the game. So, basically, looks to me to be a more complicated version of Mario Paint.  That's not a complaint, mind you. I'v... read

Dress up your Xbox 360 Avatars like Tron characters


Nov 24
Hey! Bullsh*t digital clothing! Neat! Yes, starting tomorrow you'll be able to dress up your Xbox 360 Avatar like Tron characters. The Avatar items will include the Anon gridsuit and helmet, Quorra's gridsuit, TRON's gridsuit... read

Free Black Ops 360 avatar clothes for the ladies


Nov 10
Activision made a tactical error in printing up the pack-in download codes for the limited editions of Call of Duty: Black Ops. Seems they completely neglected to include one gender in the process and only codes for male... read

Meat Boy shirts on 360 avatars, and Spelunky on Meat Boy?


Sep 11
This post is half solid, half rumor. The part about the Meat Boy shirts coming to Xbox 360 avatars is definitely legit. This image, spotted on Super Meat Boy's twitter, is the real deal. The second part part of this post is p... read

Rock Band Avatar 'rocks' Xbox Live or something


Sep 02
I've spent a lot of MS Points on Rock Band songs, but very few on Avatar items. By "very few" I mean zero. So Harmonix and MTV Games introducing Rock Band Avatar items seems like some kind of ploy into tricking me to purchase... read

Fate of Gears of War's Carmine not yet sealed


Aug 19
As it stands right now, the Carmine that will appear in Epic's Gears of War 3 -- Clayton Carmine -- will live. This based on sales of real t-shirts and Xbox Live Avatar t-shirts… gamers want Carmine to survive the next... read

Avatar 2.0: MS Avatars get redesigned for Kinect


Aug 17
Rare says that the silly old Xbox avatars are getting an overhaul for Kinect. They told OXM that their lanky, non-manly bodies will become more realistic. Rare senior programmer Nick Burton says that they'll essentially be Av... read

Scott Pligrim avatar goods up on Xbox Live


Aug 13
Right in time for the hype, new Scott Pligrim-themed Xbox Avatar clothing has hit the Xbox Avatar store. There's new outfits for guys and gals, shirts of different types and a guitar prop. Here's a list of what they have: Ai... read

Avatar sexy time: Lara Croft items and theme coming


Jul 24
Ah, Lara. I can't count the amount of times I've put on your outfit and hung around in bars (I'm a lumberjack). But on the days when I'm feeling like hanging out in booty shorts, a shirt that simply refuses to cover my entire... read

Rare teases E3 announcement, probably not Killer Instinct


Jun 08
Following its rebranding, Rare has updated its website to tease us… with something. The UK developer of titles like Perfect Dark and Banjo-Kazooie has taken down its home page and replaced it with a countdown. "07 Days... read

Lost Planet 2 getting patched


Jun 04
Lost Planet 2 is getting patched! Yay! The patch will fix a bunch of bugs and will rebalance a number of things. Here's the break down from Capcom-Unity of what's getting fixed: Respawning points are changed - e.g. the playe... read

Lost Planet 2 Avatar items include pet salamander


May 20
OH MAI GWAD! LOOK AT HOW CUTE THE SALAMANDER IS!!!!!!! The Gordiant salamander, along with a bunch of stupid pointless digital clothing based on Lost Planet 2, are now available as Avatar gear. Prices range from 160 to 320 Ga... read

Family Game Night 3 brings Twister, more to Wii, PS3, 360


May 12
Electronic Arts and its EA Play label is justifying your decision to throw away all of those dusty physical board games, today announcing Hasbro Family Game Night 3 for a Fall 2010 release. The title is headed to PlayStation ... read

Xbox Live's May schedule of content detailed


May 04
Major Nelson has detailed this month's scheduled Xbox Live content. This week, Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition and RayStorm HD will be hitting Arcade. Some more Game Room games will be added tomorrow as well and that content wil... read

Dante's Inferno Avatar items feature best 'pet' ever


Apr 30
Likely to celebrate yesterday's release of the "Trials of St. Lucia" add-on pack for Dante's Inferno, a slew of related Avatar items have hit the marketplace on Xbox LIVE. Here's what's available: Dante Cap (80 MS Points), B... read

Saints Row 2 Avatar items hit Xbox LIVE Marketplace


Apr 22
For those waiting patiently to dress their Avatars as a pimp or in a hot dog costume, your day has come. THQ has announced that it has released a slew of Saints Row 2 Xbox 360 Avatar items on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace. This s... read

Super Street Fighter IV 360 Avatar items incoming


Apr 20
During a presentation at Capcom's Captivate press event last week, producer Yoshinori Ono revealed that Xbox 360 gamers will soon be able to dress up their Avatars as their favorite Super Street Fighter IV characters. A handf... read

Free Modern Warfare 2 night vision goggles


Apr 02
Yep, that's right. To celebrate the release of the "Stimulus Pack" expansion for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Microsoft and Activision are giving every Xbox Live user a free set of night vision goggles... for their avatars! ... read

Here are some free Bing shirts for your 360 Avatar!


Mar 23
If you love Xbox 360 Avatars, search engines, and free stuff, this is the deal you've been waiting for. To promote its search engine Bing, Microsoft is offering up free Bing logo t-shirts for your Avatars. All you need to do ... read

Alan Wake, Perfect Dark Avatar clothing hits XBL


Mar 18
Has Microsoft's insipid MS Points system left you with some spare fake cash that is utterly useless on its own? Good! Some new Avatar gear is hitting Xbox Live Marketplace today, allowing gamers with too much money and not en... read

Gears of War Avatar stuff is probably cheaper now


Mar 01
This week's Deal of the Week isn't a 3D Realms or an EA DICE joint. Hell, it's not even a downloadable game or add-on. According to Major Nelson, this week's offer at a reduced price is Gears of War Avatar crap. Until next Mo... read

Star Wars invades the Avatar clothing store thing


Feb 26
The Xbox LIVE Avatar store needs Nolan North masks. Period. But while we wait for the anointed one to receive his digital due, we wouldn't mind dressing up our digital likeness as a Sith Apprentice. Or a Storm Trooper. Or as ... read

Better than sex: Rockman 10 animated Twitter icons


Feb 14
Having a sh*tty Valentine's Day? Well don't worry about it, because nothing, and I mean nothing could make your Hallmark Holiday better than these Rockman 10 Valentine-themed Twitter icons. They're right here, and they're hot... read

BioShock 2 crap available for your Avatars


Feb 09
If you're not yet sick of spending pretend Microsoft money on present toys for your pretend people, then BioShock 2 has you covered. A range of items based on the 2K Games sequel has hit Xbox Live, ready to suck up your money... read

Xbox Live Avatars get Darksiders gear


Jan 14
Fans of Darksiders rejoice! Microsoft's innovative and unique Avatar characters now have clothing and items based on Vigil's excellent action-adventure game. If you want to spend your hard-earned money on a fake horse head fo... read

Chocobo Avatar pets are selling fast on eBay ... really


Jan 02
Seriously? I mean, seriously?  The free Avatar Chocobo pet codes that Square Enix gave away to anybody who promoted Final Fantasy XIII online have apparently become huge commodities on eBay. This of course lends itself t... read

For the right price, your Avatar can become Isaac Clarke


Jan 02
I know this is Xbox 360 Avatar news, but don't run away just yet! For once, the new merch is actually quite cool. Of course, as always, it probably costs more than you'd ever be willing to pay. The Marketplace has been update... read

Why 'Avatar' didn't change anything for gamers


Dec 22
[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware that it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or ho... read

Microsoft wants Jim Sterling's Avatar to be as fat as him


Dec 19
If the state of Avatars in my Xbox Live Friends list is any indication, all my friends are apparently closet Master Chiefs, attendees of PAX 09, steam punk aficionados and Halo Waypoint award whores. Seriously, that floating ... read

Pets are coming to Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace


Dec 02
Because Microsoft can, Microsoft is unleashing downloadable pets over the Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace tomorrow. According to Major Nelson, the platform publisher plans to release the following twelve pets for download: Large... read






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