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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...   read

 
 
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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 ...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   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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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 ...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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Contest: Win a Sega game for the Xbox 360!

[Update: Contest closed! Winners of Vanquish are: Fear No Darkness and genxsis83. Winners of Sonic Free Riders are Dave Fitch and Purplehedgey. Winners of Full Auto are shadow1w2 and Adam Ruining. Winner of Bayonetta is KGator. Thanks to ev...   read

 
 
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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 ...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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Alan Wake to hit Games on Demand on November 23

Experience one of 2010's best Xbox 360 thrillers without leaving your couch -- Microsoft will be adding Alan Wake to its "Games on Demand" line-up this month. The game will be available for download on November 23, and will sell or 2400 MS ...   read

 
 
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Games on Demand: H.A.W.X., Juiced 2, Disney Sing It

I like Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. as a game, but I hate the name. See, I hate that it sounds a bit red-necky. I could see it on the back of a pick-up truck window. And that phrase "watch you like a hawk" sounds silly. Also, I hate real hawks. Th...   read

 
 
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Phantasy Star Universe is up on Games on Demand

I guess Major Nelson hates Phantasy Star (probably a Final Fantasy fanboy) because he didn't say anything about Phantasy Star Universe being on Games on Demand.  It's up there now. Sega's MMO can be downloaded directly to your Xbox 360...   read

 
 
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Games on Demand: Smackdown '08 and '09, LOTR: Conquest

The Games on Demand selection grows even more this week with some Smackdown action for your Xbox 360. Both SmackDown vs RAW 2008 and SmackDown vs RAW 2009 join the full-game downloadable line-up, though I'm not quite sure why someone would ...   read

 
 
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Stuntman, NFL Tour, Facebreaker hit Xbox Games on Demand

Major Nelson has updated with the latest Games on Demand titles to appear on Xbox 360. This week, we're getting Stuntman: Ignition, NFL Tour and FaceBreaker. Of the three, Stuntman is the only one I can even slightly recommend to you partly...   read

 
 
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Conan, NBA Street Homecourt hit Games on Demand

Holy hell! Nihilistic's Conan is now available for download on Xbox 360 Games on Demand! This third-person action is great in that "b-movie" way -- hilariously delivered dialogue... over-the-top situations, including topless slave women and...   read

 
 
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Fight Night Round 4 sticks, moves to Games on Demand

Last year, EA Sports took its digital version of the sweet science to a whole new level with Fight Night Round 4. But you had to leave the house in order to play it. No longer. The pro boxing title has hit Xbox Games on Demand, and is avail...   read

 
 
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