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Hitman: Absolution, Deadlight are April's free Games with Gold

The featured titles in Microsoft's Games with Gold promotion have tended to not be compelling, I think most of us can agree. April shows signs of improvement, with Hitman: Absolution available to Xbox Live Gold members for free from April 1...

 
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Xbox Live deal: Dark Souls, Tales of Vesperia, D&D

The Xbox Live deal of the week features a strange group of games, but strange can be good. These discounts are valid until Monday, January 27 for Gold subscribers: Dark Souls ($4.99) Tales of Vesperia ($4.94) Powerstar Golf ($14.99) Final ...

 
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Xbox reveals its Countdown to 2014 sales

As Microsoft is one to do annually, tomorrow begins a new sale on Xbox games and add-ons to celebrate the end of another year. The event, which will last until December 23, features a series of downloads that are available for the duration ...

 
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Xbox 360

Here are Xbox Live's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

Major Nelson has the full list of Xbox Live deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday over here, but if it's simply the highlights you're looking for, look no further. Now through December 2, there's Skyrim, Dragonborn, and Dawnguard for half...

 
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Xbox Live sale

Forza Horizon is $15 today on Xbox Live

Day three of Xbox Live's "Ultimate Game Sale" has a few surprises. Or maybe that's just me still learning to accept that console deals are finally coming around. Today only, you can grab the following discounted games: The Witcher 2 ($9.99...

 
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Xbox Live Sale

Family games take over day 2 of Xbox's Ultimate Game Sale

The second day of Xbox Live's "Ultimate Game Sale" might disappoint the hardcore crowd, but there are some decent options for anyone keen on family-friendly games. Making up today's specials are Lego Lord of the Rings ($14.99), Lego Ba...

 
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Xbox Live's 'Ultimate Game Sale' kicks off today

Xbox Live is also holding some sales this week, and you can expect a new set of daily deals until July 5. Today's deals consist of Assassin's Creed III ($14.99), Borderlands 2 ($9.99), Far Cry 3 ($19.99), and Max Payne 3 ($9.99). You have u...

 
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Fable III is free on Xbox Live Games on Demand

Fable III is currently available to download for free on Xbox Live. People initially believed it to be some sort of error, but Microsoft has officially recognized it. Go download the game that promises so much, and delivers very little of i...

 
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Halo 3: ODST

Halo 3: ODST now on Games on Demand, lacks multiplayer

Five more games will be making their way to Xbox 360's Games on Demand service. Right now you can get Halo 3: ODST, Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, and Power Rangers Super Samurai. Next week both X-Men: The Official Game and Eat Lea...

 
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Xbox Live Sale

Xbox Live sale day 7 is all about the fighters

Major Nelson and his crazy price-slashing antics continue as we roll into day seven of the surprisingly good Games on Demand sale. This time 'round, the focus is squarely on the fighters.  Some of the genre's biggest names are on displ...

 
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Resident Evil Sale

Xbox Live Sale: Jill Sandwich Edition

Microsoft has returned yet again with another assortment of deals to part the unwashed masses from their hard-earned moonbucks. Today, five titles in Capcom's Resident Evil series are on sale via Xbox Live. Unlike the of...

 
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Assassin's Creed

Xbox Live Sale: Assassin's Creed & more Assassin's Creed

Microsoft's massive Xbox Live sale kicked off yesterday and the hot deals just keep on coming. A quartet of Assassin's Creed titles joined the fray earlier today and will be available at slashed rates until March 4. Assassin's Cre...

 
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Xbox Live sale

Xbox Live Sale: El Shaddai for $3 and much, much more

The Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale kicks off today. From now until March 4, Microsoft will be rolling out a new set of deals each day in an effort to part customers from their piles of ethereal moon bucks. Today's obvious standout is UTV Igni...

 
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Oblivion and Skyrim discounted on XBLA

Nothing to do on New Year's Eve? How about jumping into Skyrim or Oblivion, or some of either title's DLC? All of this Elder Scrolls goodness is on sale in Microsoft's Countdown to 2013 sale today.  Skyrim is only $29.99 as a Games on ...

 
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The Xbox Live daily deal is a Borderlands bonanza

If you haven't dabbled in the Borderlands series yet, now is a good time, as Xbox Live is heavily discounting the series today. Borderlands (Games on Demand) is on sale for $9.99, Borderlands 2 (Games on Demand) is $39.99, and the Borderlan...

 
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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon heading to PC next year

Originally released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in October of last year, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is now scheduled to get a PC release in Q1 2013 by way of Steam. Unfortunately, this version will rely on Games for Windows for its multi...

 
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Xbox Live Marketplace holiday discounts are live

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 the former if you...

 
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You won't wait long to get Dead or Alive 5 digitally

Dead or Alive 5 will be available as a digital release on PlayStation Network the same day as it hits shelves (September 25), Tecmo Koei revealed at an event tonight in Tokyo. Xbox 360 users will have a couple more days to wait for it ...

 
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Rock Band 3 now an Xbox 360 Games on Demand title

Rock Band 3 is now available on Xbox Live Games On Demand for Xbox 360. It's available right now on Xbox Live for only $19.99, says Harmonix. That low entry price is so that you can buy a bunch of songs from the mountain of a...

 
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Ubisoft celebrates 25th anniversary with Xbox Live sale

Through next Tuesday, December 13, Ubisoft will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in the videogame industry with a rather lovely sale on Xbox Live. Among the 20 applicable items are Xbox Live Arcade games such as Outland, From Dust, and B...

 
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New screenshots for Resident Evil 4, Code: Veronica X HD

Capcom has released new screenshots of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil Code: Veronica X, both of which are getting the high-def treatment later this year. Resident Evil 4 will be first, launching on Xbox 360 via Games on Demand and PlaySt...

 
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Resident Evil 4, Code Veronica HD out in September

[Update 2: Capcom has since clarified and corrected GameSpot's original report -- there are no current plans to bring these titles to retail. Make sure you've got the bandwidth then, I guess.] [Update: As reader JawMuncher points out, Capco...

 
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Don't buy Deadly Premonition on Games on Demand yet!

Deadly Premonition arrived on Games on Demand today, but publisher Rising Star is urging European customers not to buy it yet. It's supposed to be available for £14.99 on Xbox Live, but went up for the exorbitant price of &p...

 
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Deadly Premonition to hit Games on Demand in Europe also

Let's assume, for the moment, that you are European and made the deeply foolish decision not to buy Deadly Premonition when it released on your continent back in October of last year. You have made a terrible, terrible mistake but a new opp...

 
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Deadly Premonition coming to Games on Demand

Cult hit Deadly Premonition is set to continue its improbable success by making it onto Xbox Live's "Games on Demand" service. You will be able to "FK" in the digital coffee from July 15.  The news solidifies Deadly Premonition as a wi...

 
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Halo: Reach: New demo, Games on Demand discount

Halo: Reach has a new demo up on Xbox Live today. It lets gamers play through the Long Night of Solace campaign mission on their own, or go multiplayer with Free For All Slayer and Headhunter modes on the Powerhouse map. They can also join ...

 
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Microsoft talks Games on Demand pricing

Games on Demand has never been particularly competitive with its prices, much to the confusion and disappointment of consumers. In recent times, pricing has become more reasonable, but there's still plenty of room for improvement. What give...

 
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Android getting a games-on-demand service

The Android OS is not a competitive games platform, no matter how many people bitch at us for not covering it enough. However, that doesn't mean it'll suck forever, and one company is making the first step toward competition -- offering a g...

 
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Games on Demand: Earth Defense Force 2017, Prototype

Just about everyone around the Destructoid offices likes Earth Defense Force 2017. I think the head robot himself loves it the most, though. And why wouldn't we love it? This crazy ass Japanese game has you defending earth from insect alien...

 

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LinkSlayer64

Dont care about all the hate, Nintendos E3 site has me hype for

 
Fuzunga

One of these things is not like the

 
YoeriB

God I hope battlefield 1 will be on par with that trailer, cause that was fucking

 
Jinx 01

Made the mistake of dropping by DSOG (PC gaming The community there is still so snobbish and toxic, the kind of rich, graphics whore pricks that give the other 99% of PC gamers a bad Anyone who thinks PC is about graphics knows

 
Dreggsao

I hope WW1 Battlefield is steampunk WW1 with 5 minutes to find

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Friendly reminder that tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day! Heres a listing of all the comics:

 
Dreggsao

The Forza Beta is the first PC game of which I know that uses the vibration for the triggers on the Xbox One The future is

 
LinkSlayer64

I keep trying to convince people I talk to offline to play Rhythm Thief, and none of them have been Its driving me Its so good, I havent had a game just click with me like this since Undertale! PLUS IT HAS AN ADORABLE ROMANCE SUBPLOT

 
Samsneeze

Birthright Chapter I wonder what my object- Oh route the enemy? Who could have fucking guessed? This game is just so full of At least this map isnt just an open field like the last ten or Save me Reina, youre my only

 
Dr Mel

Because some folks seem to really enjoy this: More Etymology! Weird has taken many meanings, but today simply means The Weird Sisters in Macbeth influenced the modern meaning of oddness and witchery but the word originally meant to

 
Oridan

Son of a I commented that first! Those likes should be mine, goddammit!

 
King Kaiser

Finals Mood:

 
KnickKnackMyWack

So is Sony never going to finish putting their PSOne Classics on the Vita or what?

 
Amna Umen

Exactly one month until Hearts of Iron I am become Senor Erwin

 
Rico the Penguin

sort of news is why you see investors looking towards phones instead of consoles and Which is a shame for me, since phone games tend to be ok at best, awful

 
Snorlaxowns

So I hear Nintendo isnt going to talk about the NX at E3 or in their Nintendo Direct next Havent they learned anything from the Wii U? But I guess its ok, the only people buying it are people who already know it exists

 
Dr Mel

Etymology Fun Facts #2! The word nice was once a negative Meaning mostly dumb it comes from the Latin nescious (ne- not and scious- cut, the root of our modern word It became a positive through favoring timidity in

 
SpielerDad

Today, a Lizard Person pretending to be a human that is my coworker attempted to tell me a They have discovered the human concept of THEY ARE EVOLVING!

 
SpielerDad

So Battlefield 5 is actually going to be called Battlefield 1? That doesnt make any Who did EA consult with before making this decision?

 
Larxinostic

In fairness, we dont act like fools *all* the :p

 
Torchman

I MAY have made Mazinger Z an unstoppable tank for early game SRW Oops?

 
EtosiGiR

Battlefield 1 is a violently fucktarded

 
YoeriB

god I hope the rumors for Battlefield 5 are true, alternate WW1? Yes please!

 
LinkSlayer64

Hellfighter DLC items for Battlefield comments for something additional

 
CJ Andriessen

Attempting to play Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse on my Kindle Fire tablet makes me hope and pray none of the big three abandon actual buttons on their

 
KingSigy

Battlefield 5 is Battlefield 1!!!!!

 
CoilWhine

The new Battlefield is called Battlefield 1, and takes place in an alternate history World War 1

 
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When your opponent Rage Quits your Gold Promotion match in Killer Instinct and it be like:

 

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