Apr 19, 2011

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Xbox Live Marketplace Update: April 19, 2011

Xbox Live Marketplace Update: April 19, 2011

Xbox Live was treated to a bevy of goodies last week so it’s not surprising that this week seems a little light.  Thankfully, there are still some gems here with one of the best puzzlers of last year discounted, two PopCap favorites, and a Fancy Pants flash hit perfect for all ages.

Deal Of The Week

April 19-25

  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved: Toned Body Add-On (160 MSP/ 50%) – Kinects most advanced fitness game is back with a new program toner designed by fitness experts to provide quick results.
  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved: Dance Workout Bollywood (200 MSP/ 50%) – Get fit learning fun Bollywood dance moves.
  • 3D Ultra MiniGolf 2 (400 MSP/ 50%) – Swing back into action with more holes, more fun, and more minigolf hysteria.  Putt your way through 54 holes in three outrageous themes.
  • Peggle (400 MSP/ 50%) – PopCaps multiplatform marvel brings 55 levels with 10 mystical magical powers.  Check out why everyone loves this pachinko inspired casual game.
  • Peggle Nights Content Pack (200 MSP/ 50%) – Peggle returns with 60 new levels, 75 new challenges, and an all new master.  Also, meet the Peggle master’s alter egos as you engage in four-player xbox live matches.
  • Plants vs. Zombies (800 MSP/ 33%) – One of the most popular tower defense games in recent years comes packed with new multiplayer modes and the full original game adored by millions.
  • ilomilo (400 MSP/ 50%) – This mind-bending puzzler brings beautifully lush environments the whole family can enjoy.  Follow the story as friends ilo and milo must reunite in one of the best puzzle games on xbla.
  • Avatar Egg Hunt (80 MSP/ 50%) – Egg hunting prop for your avatar.
  • Avatar Bunny Outfit (120 MSP/ 50%) – Bunny costume for male or female avatars.
  • Avatar Monkey Prop (120 MSP/ 50%) – A pet monkey for your avatar

Xbox Live Arcade

The Fancy Pants Adventure

Release Date: April 20, 2011
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Borne Games
ESRB Rating: E  (Everyone)
Price: 800 Microsoft Points

The flash phenomenon debuts with four-player combat in this 2D romp.  Battle head to head in races and king of the hill modes guiding your stick figures to victory.

Section 8: Prejudice

Release Date: April 20, 2011
Publisher: TimeGate Studios
Developer: TimeGate Studios
ESRB Rating: T  (Teen)
Price: 1200 Microsoft Points

This first-person shooter is the sequel to the undersold Section 8. Up to 32 player can engage in arena combat battling it out to see who can hold control points longer.  Included is a full single-player campaign and a couple co-op modes.

Games On Demand

  • Fallout: New Vegas – $39.99 – The follow-up to Bethesda’s award-winning Fallout 3, players are once again thrown into a post apocalyptic land built on luck and fortune.
  • Lost Planet 2 - $19.99 – Capcom’s Lost Planet 2 brings more screen-filling bosses to satiate all your co-op needs.  Set 10 years after the original, players can partake in four player co-op or 16 player versus modes.
  • Mafia 2 - $29.99 – This open-world take on the gritty life of the mafia stars Vito Scaletta and his childhood friend Joe.  Experience the brutal fighting and gunplay on your climb up the mafia ladder.

[Source: Major Nelson]