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


It's a step up
Mar 31
// Jordan Devore
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 fr...
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Deals

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


Worth a look
Jan 22
// Jordan Devore
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 ...
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Xbox sale

Xbox reveals its Countdown to 2014 sales


Borderlands kicks off the daily deals
Dec 16
// Brett Makedonski
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 fo...
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Xbox 360

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


Some discounts are in effect now
Nov 26
// Jordan Devore
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 Daw...
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Xbox Live sale

Forza Horizon is $15 today on Xbox Live


'Ultimate Game Sale'
Jul 04
// Jordan Devore
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 W...
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Xbox Live Sale

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


I love me some Lego games
Jul 03
// Brett Makedonski
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 ($...
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Xbox Live's 'Ultimate Game Sale' kicks off today


Daily and weekly long deals
Jul 02
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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....
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Fable III is free on Xbox Live Games on Demand


All that mediocrity for the price of nothing!
Jun 10
// Jim Sterling
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 v...
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Halo 3: ODST

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


But that's okay because the campaign was really good
Apr 10
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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 G...
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Xbox Live Sale

Xbox Live sale day 7 is all about the fighters


Play nice, kids
Mar 04
// Brett Makedonski
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 nam...
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Resident Evil Sale

Xbox Live Sale: Jill Sandwich Edition


More zombies than you can stuff in a bathtub
Feb 28
// Kyle MacGregor
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...
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Assassin's Creed

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


The Price Chopper
Feb 27
// Kyle MacGregor
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....
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Xbox Live sale

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


Microsoft's huge Games on Demand sale starts today
Feb 26
// Kyle MacGregor
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 stand...
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Oblivion and Skyrim discounted on XBLA


Download version prices cut for sale
Dec 31
// Dale North
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...
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The Xbox Live daily deal is a Borderlands bonanza


Borderlands 1 and 2 on sale
Dec 27
// Chris Carter
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, an...
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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon heading to PC next year


Also releasing for consoles digitally
Nov 27
// Jordan Devore
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 Window...
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Xbox Live Marketplace holiday discounts are live


Black Friday from the comfort of your home
Nov 20
// Jordan Devore
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...
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You won't wait long to get Dead or Alive 5 digitally


Sep 19
// Conrad Zimmerman
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 ...
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Rock Band 3 now an Xbox 360 Games on Demand title


Dec 20
// Dale North
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 mou...
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Ubisoft celebrates 25th anniversary with Xbox Live sale


Dec 08
// Jordan Devore
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, F...
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New screenshots for Resident Evil 4, Code: Veronica X HD


Jul 27
// Jordan Devore
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 De...
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Resident Evil 4, Code Veronica HD out in September


Jul 25
// Nick Chester
[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 po...
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Don't buy Deadly Premonition on Games on Demand yet!


Jul 06
// Jim Sterling
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 p...
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Deadly Premonition to hit Games on Demand in Europe also


Jul 05
// Conrad Zimmerman
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 mistak...
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Deadly Premonition coming to Games on Demand


Jun 28
// Jim Sterling
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 Prem...
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Halo: Reach: New demo, Games on Demand discount


May 24
// Dale North
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...
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Microsoft talks Games on Demand pricing


Mar 18
// Jordan Devore
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 improve...
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Android getting a games-on-demand service


Jan 13
// Jim Sterling
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 ...
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Games on Demand: Earth Defense Force 2017, Prototype


Dec 07
// Dale North
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 fr...

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