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Xbox LIVE Newsbeat: August 23rd – September 5th

Matt Gardner
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Xbox LIVE Newsbeat: August 23rd – September 5th

Here it is: the fortnightly roundup of everything you need to know about what's going on in terms of Xbox LIVE. Black Ops: Rezurrection is out, the Indie Summer Uprising is a-go-go, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike will send fighting fans into enraptured throes of bliss and if you have a Kinect, Hole in the Wall will help you become the contortionist you always dreamed you could be...maybe.

NB. All prices are in Microsoft Points.

Xbox LIVE Arcade Release Date Price
Hole in The Wall (Microsoft Studios) 24-Aug 800
Street Fighter III 3rd Strike (Capcom) 24-Aug 1200
Crazy Machines Elements (DTP Entertainment) 24-Aug 800
Mortal Kombat Arcade Collection (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment) 31-Aug 800
The Baconing (Valcon Games/ Hothead Games) 31-Aug 1200
Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon (345 Games) 31-Aug 800
Game Add-ons Release Date Price
Call of Duty: Black Ops Rezurrection (Activision) 23-Aug 1200
Dragon Age II Item Pack 2 (Electronic Arts) 23-Aug 400
Sales  & Specials Discount Dates Price
Activision Publisher Game Content Sale– Games on demand, Add-ons, and more from the “Call of Duty” franchise (Activision) 30 August –- 5 Sept Up to 50% off
Deal of the Week Discount Dates Price
If You Missed It…...
Bulletstorm Gun Sonata DLC Pack (Electronic Arts) 23 August -– 29 August 400 (50% off)
Bulletstorm Blood Symphony DLC Pack (Electronic Arts) 23 August -– 29 August 400 (50% off)
Red Faction®:  Battlegrounds™ (THQ) 23 August -– 29 August 400 (50% off)
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction™:  Deniable Ops Insurgency Pack (Ubisoft 23 August –- 29 August 400 (50% off)
Hydrophobia (Microsoft Studios) 23 August -– 29 August 400 (50% off)
Manic Machines
Gatling Gears (Electronic Arts) 30 August –- 5 Sept 400 (50% off)
Metal Arms:  Glitch In The System (Activision) 30 August -– 5 Sept 800 (33% off)
BioShock 2:  Minerva's Den (2K Games) 30 August -– 5 Sept 400 (50% off)
Borderlands Claptrap New Revolutions (2K Games) 30 August -– 5 Sept 400 (50% off)
Games on Demand Release Date
WWE® Smackdown® vs. Raw® 2011 (THQ) 23-Aug
MySims SkyHeroes (Electronic Arts) 23-Aug
Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires (Koei Tecmo) 23-Aug
de Blob® 2 (THQ) 23-Aug
Wheelman™ (Ubisoft) 30-Aug
Sniper: Ghost Warrior (City Interactive S.A.) 30-Aug
Games on Demand Price Reduction Date
Gears of War (Microsoft Studios) 23 August –- 30 August
Gears of War 2 (Microsoft Studios) 23 August -– 30 August
Avatar Marketplace Release Date
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Square Enix) 23-Aug
Dead Island (Deep Silver) 25-Aug
Robo Cop 25-Aug
Ugly Americans (345 Games) 25-Aug
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision) 02-Sep
Additional Content Release Date Price
“Air Band” in Kinect Fun Labs (Microsoft Studios) 22-Aug 240
Indie Games Summer Uprising Price
Raventhorne     22-Aug 240
Battle High: San Bruno                                     23-Aug 80
Cute Things Dying Violently                                24-Aug 80
T.E.C. 3001                                                     25-Aug 240
Doom and Destiny                                                26-Aug 240
Take Arms 29-Aug 240
SpeedRunner HD 30-Aug 240
Train Frontier Express 31-Aug 240
Chester 01-Sep 240
Redd: The Lost Temple 02-Sep 240
Zune Marketplace Release Date
Hop 29-Aug
Hanna 29-Aug
Trust 29-Aug
Water For Elephants 05-Sep
Fast Five - Fast & Furious Five 05-Sep
Add a comment3 comments
Late  Aug. 24, 2011 at 13:05

How did I forget about Rezurrection?
Thanks for the reminder, Matt. Will get that tonight.
Really need to have a closer look at the Indie Summer Uprising games, too - haven't downloaded an Indie game in about 3 weeks, which isn't like me at all.

MattGardner  Aug. 24, 2011 at 13:12

Ugh...apologies for the formatting...sorting now...

and done!

Last edited by MattGardner, Aug. 24, 2011 at 13:31
stevenjameshyde  Aug. 24, 2011 at 14:33

A bit of extra info - Gears 1 & 2 are £9.99 and £14.99 in the games on demand discounts


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