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Mega Man 25th anniversary celebrated with Avatar GLORY!

Capcom has today revealed its ultimate gift to Mega Man fans everywhere. To celebrate the blue hero's 25th anniversary, Capcom has seen fit to grace the world with the only gift that measures up -- Xbox Live Avatar items! Dress up your maw...   read

 
 
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Contest: Win some awesome Mega Man swag!

[Update: Contest over! Winners have been notified via email!] In celebration of Mega Man's 25th anniversary (which we've been covering all week!), our friends at Capcom, Capcom-Unity, and Flashman Studios have joined forces with Destr...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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PAX: Avatar Motocross Madness is actually decent

The Xbox 360 indie scene is filled with a ton of throwaway games and "experiences" that incorporate your Xbox Avatar into the gameplay. It's not surprising that Microsoft's own Avatar Motocross Madness for Xbox Live Arcade sits in a neglect...   read

 
 
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Friday Night Fights: It's poker time!

Welcome to another BIG night in the realm of FNF! First up, King Foom will be playing RaiderZ again with the folks from Perfect World, and giving away a ton of PC peripherals in the process! Up for grabs are $400 worth of keyboards, mi...   read

 
 
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Join Dtoid tomorrow for an Xbox Community Playdate!

Destructoid is joining forces with 360Sync, Platform Nation, and the rest of the gaming communities featured in the latest batch of Xbox 360 avatar gear for a massive Xbox LIVE Community Playdate! Tomorrow from 8 to 11 PM Eastern, join the ...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Dead Space 3, Sleeping Dogs, & SWAG!

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Today's news was fairly light due to Max and I both feeling like we got run over by a bus, but don't let that affect your enjoyment of our fine program. We still tried really hard! ...Okay, mildly hard. Anyway, t...   read

 
 
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Destructoid merch hits the Xbox 360 Avatar marketplace!

Destructoid clothing items have officially arrived on the Xbox 360 Avatar marketplace today! We have Destructoid branded wristbands, hats, hoodies, t-shirts, and varsity jackets for male and female Avatars ranging from 80 to 160 MS Points. ...   read

 
 
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Joke's over: Skyrim 'Arrow in the Knee' is an Avatar prop

Folks, time to pack your shit up and leave, because the Joke Boat has officially set sail for cleaner waters. The long-running and increasingly tired "arrow in the knee" meme has been embraced by Bethesda, and given legitimacy in the form o...   read

 
 
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Signs of impending doom: Hot or Not for Xbox Live Avatars

Our world is an truly amazing place sometimes. Despite two decades of online interactions which have exposed me to the very stupidest things humanity can offer, it nevertheless manages to sneak in a surprise now and again. Like this morning...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Xbox Live Tattoos, ME3 guns, & Vita Sales

Hey guys! Here's our first official episode of The Destructoid Show of the new year. Like, in the studio. With a script. For starters, we briefly discussed our stance on SOPA and encouraged you guys to go make a fuss. As for news, it l...   read

 
 
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CafePress partners with Xbox to put your avatar on swag

In a rather strange, although not at all surprising move, CafePress has announced it's new partnership with Microsoft to bring your very own Xbox Live Avatar to life on various gear. CafePress has always been an online retailer centered aro...   read

 
 
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Get your Skyrim launch avatars on XBLA now

Do you love The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim so much that you want to spend extra money on loosely related digital content? I knew you would! Let me point you to the new Skyrim launch avatars on Xbox Live Arcade. They're available now, and you'l...   read

 
 
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War of the Worlds avatar gear invades XBLA

You had to know it was only a matter of time. They've been out there, watching us for years just waiting for the chance to force themselves on to your XBLA avatars. They've plotted their hostile attiring and have chosen now to take act...   read

 
 
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Robocop avatar gear: I'd buy that for a dollar

In past weeks, publishers have announced copious amounts of avatar gear in support of their games. T-shirts, hats, pets, props, etc... but nothing truly worth the price tag. This, however, justifies the existence of avatar gear in one fell...   read

 
 
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Warhammer helps sexify your Xbox avatar

We know you all love that spiffy avatar gear, and THQ's got your back this time out with an assortment of Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine apparel and pets for your Xbox Live avatar. Seriously, get excited. Do it. For 80 points, you can repre...   read

 
 
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Clothe your Xbox avatar in some pretty sweet Rage apparel

In a not so surprising turn of events, it seems people are really excited about id's open-world FPS Rage. So excited, in fact, that a set of Xbox Live avatar items has been released to the wilds of the Marketplace. Now your avatar can refle...   read

 
 
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Rise of Nightmares has a terrifying pre-order bonus

SEGA's Rise of Nightmares is coming to Xbox 360 next month, giving you the ability to flail in terror at a horror game and maybe have it mean something. And if you want to creep yourself out even further, you can go pre-order your copy from...   read

 
 
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Avatar Kinect out today, 240 MS Point 'Sparkler' out soon

Micrsoft's Avatar-based chat and "social entertainment experience," Avatar Kinect, is available today for Xbox 360. The program will be accessible to both Gold and Free Xbox Live members between July 25 and September 8. After that point, Go...   read

 
 
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Be the King of Pop with Michael Jackson avatar outfits

Ubisoft released Michael Jackson: The Experience for Kinect back in April, but they're just now getting around to offering up the usual avatar tie-ins. You can adorn your avatar in duds based on Michael Jackson's most popular music videos, ...   read

 
 
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Because you asked for it: Hitman: Absolution Avatar items

Hitman: Absolution isn't out until next year, but that doesn't mean you can't start spending money on crap related to the game right now. Today's crap comes in the form of Avatar items, including a classic Agent 47 outfit. It's a suit, tie,...   read

 
 
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E3: Ubisoft & Assassin's Creed: Revelations avatar tripe

Ubisoft has released some Xbox Avatar malarky for Assassin's Creed: Revelations. You can buy one of the following: Codex (prop) - 240 MS Points Eagle (pet) - 240 MS Points Desmond Black Hoodie (male and female) - 160 MS Points Ezio Revelat...   read

 
 
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Get a real-life statue of your Xbox Live Avatar

Here is news so amazing that nobody seemed to pick it up when it was announced over a week ago! Figureprints is teaming up with Microsoft to create real-life statues of Xbox Live Avatars. That's right, your Halo-helmeted gimp in a 'Splosion...   read

 
 
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Get your PAX-exclusive Cole plushie Avatar item... at PAX

If you're at PAX this weekend, you shouldn't be reading this. You should be off waiting in some line somewhere, or sleeping off a hangover before waiting in line somewhere. But if you ARE reading this, heads up: Microsoft is giving away a P...   read

 
 
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Beyond Good & Evil Avatar stuff for the uber fan

Ahead of Beyond Good & Evil HD's Xbox Live Arcade release, which is set to roll out on March 2, Ubisoft has put out a number of items for your Xbox 360 Avatar to interact with and possibly even wear. You best strap in, because it's abou...   read

 
 
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