Image

Kinect Party

Weekly Roundup: December 23 – Happy Holidays
7 years ago

Weekly Roundup: December 23 – Happy Holidays

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

XBLAFan-WeeklyRoundup1

The holidays are officially upon us. It’s been a busy week around these parts, thanks to our own Andrew Crews, who’s¬†diligently orchestrated yet another year of fantastic giveaways. Today marks the end of The 12 Days of XBLA, and your last chance to score the amazing Grand Prize worth $55 in Xbox Live Arcade games. Be sure to check out the final entry of the contest, and toss your hat in the ring.¬†Finally, we want to wish everyone a very Happy Holidays from all of us here at XBLAFans!

Read More

Pick up Kinect Party for free as the Countdown to 2013 sale commences
7 years ago

Pick up Kinect Party for free as the Countdown to 2013 sale commences

Microsoft’s annual Countdown Sale kicks off today (FYI – it’s Modern Warfare 3 today) and in addition to the 24-hour daily deals on offer, a whole host of XBLA …
Read More

Huge “Countdown to 2013” marketplace sale begins December 18
7 years ago

Huge “Countdown to 2013” marketplace sale begins December 18

In a blog post he’s since deleted, Xbox Live Director of Programming, Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, announced the “Countdown to 2013” sale for the marketplace. The sale, which begins on December 18 and runs through December 31, will see discounts for a raft of content from certain franchises and publishers on both XBLA and the wider marketplace.

Although the official page has been pulled, the folks over at NeoGAF managed to compile a reasonably comprehensive list of the titles to go on sale and the date their discounts will take effect. Unfortunately, Major Nelson never revealed the discounted prices at any stage. But if you hope to catch any of the games or DLC in the list below for cheap, it may pay to stock up on MSP!

However, the fact that the official page has been pulled (even though most of the details are out in the wild) has us at least a little concerned, so maybe try not to pin all your hopes and dreams on the “Countdown to 2013” sale.

The full list of currently known discounted XBLA items follows:

Read More

Weekly Roundup: December 15 – ‘Tis the season
7 years ago

Weekly Roundup: December 15 – ‘Tis the season

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

We’re well under way in our 12 Days of XBLA giveaway. If you haven’t caught it, ’tis the season for giving and your chance to score dozens of terrific XBLA titles as the holidays approach. In other news, Minecraft gets some video coverage, and delays are discussed across a few games that fell away from the spotlight.

Read More

Double Fine’s Kinect Party launches free of charge on December 18
7 years ago

Double Fine’s Kinect Party launches free of charge on December 18

Microsoft and Double Fine Productions have announced that Kinect Party will launch for free on Xbox Live Arcade on December 18. You read that right. Double Fine’s successor to …
Read More