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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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CES: Avatar Kinect is your new virtual chat room

Microsoft's Cheney-esque powerhouse Steve Ballmer just announced that Kinect is getting a virtual chat service. Dubbed "Avatar Kinect," this new Xbox Live service will allow you to communicate with friends in a virtual space using your Xbo...   read

 
 
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Xbox Live's Deal of the Week is a bunch of avatar stuff

Try not to trip while racing to your console to purchase all of the great deals Microsoft is offering on Xbox Live this week. You can make your Avatar dress up in a bunny costume for only half of what is normally requested for the privilege...   read

 
 
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Happy Mass Effect 2 DLC deal day!

What do you do when a game makes an appearance on every outlet's "Game of the Year" lists? You discount the hell out of the expansion content, of course!Today's Xbox 360 "Countdown to 2011" deal is on Mass Effect 2's adds-ons, "Lair of the ...   read

 
 
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Hydro Thunder XBLA more than half off today

Microsoft continues its "Countdown to 2011" Xbox Live Marketplace deals today, this time with Hydro Thunder Hurricane and a… Minotaur. The updated version of the classic water racer will run you 400 MS Points today only. That's 67% o...   read

 
 
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World of Keflings makes beautiful music

Above you will see a video of World of Keflings which demonstrates the musical cannons in the game. So, basically, looks to me to be a more complicated version of Mario Paint.  That's not a complaint, mind you. I've whiled away m...   read

 
 
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Dress up your Xbox 360 Avatars like Tron characters

Hey! Bullsh*t digital clothing! Neat! Yes, starting tomorrow you'll be able to dress up your Xbox 360 Avatar like Tron characters. The Avatar items will include the Anon gridsuit and helmet, Quorra's gridsuit, TRON's gridsuit, Abraxas, Gibs...   read

 
 
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Free Black Ops 360 avatar clothes for the ladies

Activision made a tactical error in printing up the pack-in download codes for the limited editions of Call of Duty: Black Ops. Seems they completely neglected to include one gender in the process and only codes for male avatar clothes...   read

 
 
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Meat Boy shirts on 360 avatars, and Spelunky on Meat Boy?

This post is half solid, half rumor. The part about the Meat Boy shirts coming to Xbox 360 avatars is definitely legit. This image, spotted on Super Meat Boy's twitter, is the real deal. The second part part of this post is probably equally...   read

 
 
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Rock Band Avatar 'rocks' Xbox Live or something

I've spent a lot of MS Points on Rock Band songs, but very few on Avatar items. By "very few" I mean zero. So Harmonix and MTV Games introducing Rock Band Avatar items seems like some kind of ploy into tricking me to purchase them. Well, it...   read

 
 
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Fate of Gears of War's Carmine not yet sealed

As it stands right now, the Carmine that will appear in Epic's Gears of War 3 -- Clayton Carmine -- will live. This based on sales of real t-shirts and Xbox Live Avatar t-shirts… gamers want Carmine to survive the next Gears outing. ...   read

 
 
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Avatar 2.0: MS Avatars get redesigned for Kinect

Rare says that the silly old Xbox avatars are getting an overhaul for Kinect. They told OXM that their lanky, non-manly bodies will become more realistic. Rare senior programmer Nick Burton says that they'll essentially be Avatar 2.0. Expec...   read

 
 
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Scott Pligrim avatar goods up on Xbox Live

Right in time for the hype, new Scott Pligrim-themed Xbox Avatar clothing has hit the Xbox Avatar store. There's new outfits for guys and gals, shirts of different types and a guitar prop. Here's a list of what they have: Air Quotes Tee (8...   read

 
 
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Avatar sexy time: Lara Croft items and theme coming

Ah, Lara. I can't count the amount of times I've put on your outfit and hung around in bars (I'm a lumberjack). But on the days when I'm feeling like hanging out in booty shorts, a shirt that simply refuses to cover my entire mid-section an...   read

 
 
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Rare teases E3 announcement, probably not Killer Instinct

Following its rebranding, Rare has updated its website to tease us… with something. The UK developer of titles like Perfect Dark and Banjo-Kazooie has taken down its home page and replaced it with a countdown. "07 Days" the site curr...   read

 
 
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Lost Planet 2 getting patched

Lost Planet 2 is getting patched! Yay! The patch will fix a bunch of bugs and will rebalance a number of things. Here's the break down from Capcom-Unity of what's getting fixed: Respawning points are changed - e.g. the player can start f...   read

 
 
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Lost Planet 2 Avatar items include pet salamander

OH MAI GWAD! LOOK AT HOW CUTE THE SALAMANDER IS!!!!!!! The Gordiant salamander, along with a bunch of stupid pointless digital clothing based on Lost Planet 2, are now available as Avatar gear. Prices range from 160 to 320 Gamerpoints, mone...   read

 
 
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