With the start of April comes Microsoft’s next attempt at making the Xbox Live Rewards program worthwhile. I must say, I like the idea of this offering more than some of their past ideas. When you go to the 7/11 on the corner for your morning coffee and scratch-off tickets, odds are you are getting every 6th coffee on the house. People love punchcards because people love free stuff. Well, [...]

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For gamers on a budget, this week Xbox has a pretty nice lineup of XBLA games on discount for the Deal of the Week. Sure, there’s a big stinker in there (Hydrophobia) but Earthworm Jim HD for 400 MSP ($5) is a great deal. Here’s the full list: Alan Wake’s American Nightmare – Normal price: 1200MSP – Sale price: 600MSP Earthworm Jim HD – Normal price: 800MSP – Sale price: [...]

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Is your XBox Live Gold membership about to expire? Amazon’s got you covered with a pretty sweet deal! The 12-month subscription is currently $20 off from the standard $59.99, making it just $39.99. Couple that with the incredibly convenient redeem-by-e-mail service they offer, and you can top up your subscription today while you’re at work and have it ready to play when you get home tonight. What are you waiting [...]

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This was always going to happen really wasn’t it?  I’m not even going to feign surprise here. After their $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype in 2011, you would be forgiven for thinking that Microsoft had bigger plans for it than merely allowing dogs to talk to each other via Skype’s voice client (we have that video for you after the break). And so, as somebody with half a brain might reasonably infer, [...]

Completely sold out, folks! This is a mean, mean deal. Best Buy currently has 3-month Xbox LIVE cards for only $12.99, but in addition to that, you’ll get 800 MSP (the equivalent of $10) as a digital promotion code. Deal’s only on for about 13 more hours, so get it while it’s hot. Items are available for shipping or in-store pickup. Your digital promotion code for the 800 MSP should [...]

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EA have released a new trailer for next year’s Dead Space 3. This trailer in particular focuses on all of the events that have led to the third core installment in the series. Additionally, EA have also confirmed that a demo of the game will hit Xbox Live and PSN on January 22nd, with Xbox gamers able to get the demo early by going to this official sign-up site. If you’re in need of a refresher, we’ve got it [...]

If relatives and friends still haven’t got a clue what to get you for Christmas, make their lives easy for them; tell em’ you want Xbox Live Points.  Lots of them. A list has been leaked via NeoGAF which contains a metric crap-ton of Xbox 360 games which are set to go on sale from next Tuesday, 18th December.  The list also details games that will be the recipients of  additional daily [...]

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Major Nelson has the details on a huge Xbox Live sale going on for the soul crushingly evil Black Friday weekend. There’s plenty of useless stuff there, including a ton of Avatar items, but there is definitely some great deals to be had. Included in the festivities are Gunstringer and Portal 2 on demand for $20 each and some great XBLA titles at 50% savings like the SEGA Vintage Collections for [...]

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There’s a nice Xbox Live sale going on right now with a handful of Xbox Live Arcade classics on sale for 50% off until next Thursday, November 22nd. On top of that, for today and tomorrow ONLY (Nov 15-16), you can score the Kinect Arcade title Wreckateer for FREE! Even if you don’t have a Kinect yet, you should still get it while it’s free! Xbox Live 10th Anniversary Arcade [...]

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There is a new program from Xbox Rewards rewarding players for playing a whole bunch of Halo 4 Multiplayer in the month of November. Each user can earn up to a total of 800 Microsoft Points between playing matches and spending points on Halo content. Playing Halo 4 Multiplayer can net you 100 MSP for playing 35 hours, 300 MSP for 70 hours, or a whopping 600 MSP for playing [...]

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