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Save on Xbox Live Arcade with the Back to School Sale
6 years ago

Save on Xbox Live Arcade with the Back to School Sale

Microsoft is taking some of the sting out of the returning school season by offering up a ton of great Xbox Live Arcade content at deeply discounted prices. Starting …
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Sales and Specials this week on XBLA – December 5
7 years ago

Sales and Specials this week on XBLA – December 5

This week’s Deal of the Week gave Xbox Live Gold Members the chance to pick up Deadliest Warrior and Deadliest Warrior Legends at 50% off:

Weekly Roundup: June 24
7 years ago

Weekly Roundup: June 24

Weekly Roundup compiles all the biggest news stories, reviews, and releases from the week into one handy post on the weekends.


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Ubisoft bundle coming to retail in the UK
7 years ago

Ubisoft bundle coming to retail in the UK

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XBLA games Outland, From Dust, and Beyond Good & Evil HD will be released on store shelves in the UK as a bundle.

The …
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Deal of the Week: From Dust down 33%
7 years ago

Deal of the Week: From Dust down 33%

Bargain hunters will be disappointed to hear that only one game made Deal of the Week this week, and there’s not much of a saving either. Ubisoft’s reboot of the god-game …
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XBLA brings in record revenue in 2011

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Xbox Live Arcade brought in $144 million in 2011, making it the best year for the service yet. Leading the charts in 2011 were Castle Crashers and From Dust, as they grossed around $4.6 million each, and were both among the best selling XBLA games of the year. For the full list of best selling XBLA games of 2011 read the full article.  Read More

Analyst firm reports 18% revenue growth for XBLA in 2011

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Analyst firm Forecasting and Analyzing Digital Entertainment (FADE) has released a new report that shows XBLA revenue increased 18 percent last year to $144 million. From Dust, created by Eric Chahi (Another World) and developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, and The Behemoth’s popular game Castle Crashers earned the most money with $4.6 million each in revenue off 308,000 and 335,000 units sold respectively. Microsoft Games Studio’s Full House Poker moved the most units with 375,000 units sold but was fourth overall in revenue with $3.6 million.

From Dust was part of Microsoft’s “Summer of Arcade” promotion and joins Bastion, Toy Soldiers: Cold War, and  Fruit Ninja Kinect among the top grossing XBLA games of 2011. In total, the Summer of Arcade games listed in the top ten sold over 1.1 million units and grossed $15 million in revenue. Hit the jump for the full list issued by FADE (ordered by units sold):

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Ubisoft bundling Beyond Good & Evil, Outland and From Dust in Europe
7 years ago

Ubisoft bundling Beyond Good & Evil, Outland and From Dust in Europe

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  United Kingdom retailer Play has listed a game bundle called the Ubisoft Triple Pack: Beyond Good & Evil / From Dust / Outland. Take a wild guess …
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Top selling XBLA games for 2011 revealed
8 years ago

Top selling XBLA games for 2011 revealed

Major Nelson has recently published the top selling XBLA games for 2011 and congratulations are in order for Zen Studios as Pinball FX2 was the number one seller last …
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12 Days of XBLA Grand Prize Winner Announced!
8 years ago

12 Days of XBLA Grand Prize Winner Announced!

The 12 Days of XBLA was an amazing success and we hope to bring you all more contests like this in the years to come. Thanks to all of our awesome community members for participating with over 1700 entries in a twelve day span, that’s quite an impressive turnout. And a huge thanks to the fine people at Microsoft and all the developers/publishers that donated all the prizes. Without them, none of this would be possible.

With that said, let’s get to the moment we have all been waiting for. After all the dust settled and we ran our random number generator for one last time in 2011, we are now proud to announce @OnyxPrimal as the winner of the Grand Prize worth over $150! Congratulations, you have won a copy of the following XBLA games: Read More