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Xbox Live's May schedule of content detailed


May 04
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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...
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Dante's Inferno Avatar items feature best 'pet' ever


Apr 30
// Nick Chester
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...
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Saints Row 2 Avatar items hit Xbox LIVE Marketplace


Apr 22
// Nick Chester
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...
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Super Street Fighter IV 360 Avatar items incoming


Apr 20
// Nick Chester
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...
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Free Modern Warfare 2 night vision goggles


Apr 02
// Conrad Zimmerman
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! ...
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Here are some free Bing shirts for your 360 Avatar!


Mar 23
// Nick Chester
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 ...
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Alan Wake, Perfect Dark Avatar clothing hits XBL


Mar 18
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Gears of War Avatar stuff is probably cheaper now


Mar 01
// Brad Nicholson
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...
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Star Wars invades the Avatar clothing store thing


Feb 26
// Brad Nicholson
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 ...
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Better than sex: Rockman 10 animated Twitter icons


Feb 14
// Jonathan Holmes
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...
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BioShock 2 crap available for your Avatars


Feb 09
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Xbox Live Avatars get Darksiders gear


Jan 14
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Chocobo Avatar pets are selling fast on eBay ... really


Jan 02
// Jim Sterling
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...
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For the right price, your Avatar can become Isaac Clarke


Jan 02
// Jordan Devore
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...
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Why 'Avatar' didn't change anything for gamers


Dec 22
// Anthony Burch
[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...
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Microsoft wants Jim Sterling's Avatar to be as fat as him


Dec 19
// Ben Perlee
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 ...
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Pets are coming to Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace


Dec 02
// Brad Nicholson
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...
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Study says if your avatar wears black you're a douche


Nov 28
// Matthew Razak
In gaming we are often (if not always) tasked with taking on the role of someone else. We put ourselves into a virtual representation, an avatar. Sometimes we're forced into a certain avatar and other times we're left alone t...
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You can turn your Avatar into a cyborg starting tomorrow


Nov 25
// Jordan Devore
I know a passionate group of individuals were waiting on those Transmorphers-themed Avatar items to come out, but I think you'll have to settle for this Transformers merch instead. Sorry, boys. Today is not your day, unfortun...
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Dale North psyched about Fallout 3 360 Avatar items


Nov 23
// Conrad Zimmerman
Some new Fallout 3 Avatar items are making their way to Xbox Live Marketplace this coming Thursday. You'll be able to pick up your own Vault 101 jumpsuit, an array of other t-shirts and the incomparably creepy "Vault Boy" hea...
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Experience the world in third person with Avatar Machine


Nov 14
// Matthew Razak
You know what sucks about real life? It's only from one perspective. Where are the variance in genres? You can only play real life in first person, and we all know too much of one type of genre gets boring. We need variety, ...
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Assassin's Creed II clothes available for your 360 Avatar


Nov 13
// Nick Chester
Assassin's Creed II, which ships to stores next week, now has its own Xbox LIVE Marketplace Avatar store. Neato! The store contains 28 items total for both girls and boys, including renaissance masks, hats, and wristbands. Th...
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DJ Hero, Assassin's Creed 2 Avatar clothes on Xbox Live


Nov 12
// Jim Sterling
Really? DJ Hero? Really? Another day, another batch of useless digital clothing that we're expected to pay good money for. In addition to a whole batch of DJ Hero stuff, you can now buy Assassin's Creed 2 gear as well. Great ...
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Modern Warfare 2 Avatar gear is, uh, hmm ...


Nov 06
// Jordan Devore
I believe the word I'm trying to come up with here is "expensive." Needlessly expensive. Jim recently gave us a preview of a single premium Modern Warfare 2 Avatar outfit and already we have the full set of them to glance ove...
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Modern Warfare 2 Avatar nonsense hits Xbox Live tomorrow


Nov 04
// Jim Sterling
Last week we talked about Modern Warfare 2's upcoming Avatar gear, some of which was suggested might be free. Well, it's out tomorrow, but it sure as heck ain't free! Step right up folks, for a cavalcade of digital clothing t...
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Here are your Left 4 Dead 2 Avatar Awards


Oct 29
// Jim Sterling
As we shamble ever nearer to Left 4 Dead 2's release date, the information is flying thick and fast. Yesterday, it was discovered that Avatar Awards would be a part of the Xbox 360 version, allowing players to kit their soull...
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Left 4 Dead 2 supporting Avatar rewards (Update)


Oct 28
// Jim Sterling
According to some detective work on the part of the Steam community, it would appear that Left 4 Dead 2 will be one of a handful of games supporting Xbox Live's "Avatar Awards" scheme, providing 360 users with fryin...
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Rejoice! Avatar Halloween clothes coming to Xbox Live!


Oct 15
// Jim Sterling
When I thought that this year's Halloween might pass without some downloadable clothes for my Avatar, I was so upset that I threw up vomit all over my hands and shirt. I then wailed like Satan's own baby and smashed my head i...
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Infinity Ward heard that you like spending fake moon money on fake moon clothes for your fake moon person. That's right folks, Modern Warfare 2-branded Avatar nonsense is coming to Xbox Live. Aren't you excited? I just coughe...

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Could a virtual Avatar arcade be in the works?


Oct 07
// Jordan Devore
Based on a survey Joystiq received by way of a tip, all signs are pointing towards "yes."Similar to the arcade spaces found in PlayStation Home that you all know and desperately love, Microsoft's unnamed Avatar hub ...

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