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Xbox Live's May schedule of content detailed

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 will include Super...

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

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), Beatrice Costume...

 
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Saints Row 2 Avatar items hit Xbox LIVE Marketplace

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 stuff will range...

 
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Super Street Fighter IV 360 Avatar items incoming

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 handful of character...

 
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Free Modern Warfare 2 night vision goggles

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! Just think how ...

 
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Here are some free Bing shirts for your 360 Avatar!

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 is search for t...

 
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Alan Wake, Perfect Dark Avatar clothing hits XBL

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 enough sense the ...

 
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Gears of War Avatar stuff is probably cheaper now

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 Monday, Gold memb...

 
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Star Wars invades the Avatar clothing store thing

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 a vapid Imperia...

 
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Better than sex: Rockman 10 animated Twitter icons

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. God, I'm swea...

 
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BioShock 2 crap available for your Avatars

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 in celebration...

 
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Xbox Live Avatars get Darksiders gear

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 for fake people w...

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

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 to the question:...

 
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For the right price, your Avatar can become Isaac Clarke

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 updated with a new li...

 
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Why 'Avatar' didn't change anything for gamers

[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 how our moms rais...

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

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 ball thing is a...

 
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Pets are coming to Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace

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 Dog, Pug Dog, ...

 
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Study says if your avatar wears black you're a douche

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 to decide what k...

 
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You can turn your Avatar into a cyborg starting tomorrow

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, unfortunately. In celeb...

 
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Dale North psyched about Fallout 3 360 Avatar items

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" head and matching ...

 
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Experience the world in third person with Avatar Machine

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, and now we can ...

 
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Assassin's Creed II clothes available for your 360 Avatar

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. The best items, o...

 
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DJ Hero, Assassin's Creed 2 Avatar clothes on Xbox Live

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 news for incred...

 
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Modern Warfare 2 Avatar gear is, uh, hmm ...

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 over. Or, if you'r...

 
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Modern Warfare 2 Avatar nonsense hits Xbox Live tomorrow

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 that will cost y...

 
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Here are your Left 4 Dead 2 Avatar Awards

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 soulless little Xbox...

 
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Left 4 Dead 2 supporting Avatar rewards (Update)

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 frying pans, medkits...

 
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Rejoice! Avatar Halloween clothes coming to Xbox Live!

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 into a concrete ...

 
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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...   read

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Could a virtual Avatar arcade be in the works?

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 will let gamers...

 

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