May 26, 2011

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Xbox Live Marketplace Update: May 25, 2011

Xbox Live Marketplace Update: May 25, 2011

Apparently there were some Xbox Live Marketplace issues yesterday.  Now that everything’se finally back up and running, you can save on some Bethesda DLC or download an RPG based off Dungeons & Dragons.

Deal Of The Week (Gold Members)

May 24-30
(Deals reflect savings after 50% discount)

  • Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta ‘Add On’ (400 pts) – An alien signal is being broadcast through the Capital Wasteland and it’s coming from a crashed UFO.  Fight your way through an alien ship with new weapons like the Alien Atomizer.
  • Fallout 3: Broken Steel ‘Add On’ (400 pts) – Continue the events of your character past Project Purity and work with the Brotherhood Of Steel to eradicate the Enclave threat once and for all.  Fight new enemies like the Super Mutant Overlord, gain new perks, and increase your level to 30.
  • Fallout 3: Operation Anchorage ‘Add On’ (400 pts) -Enter the simulation pod and embark on one of the greatest military campaigns of the Fallout universe – the liberation of Anchorage, Alaska from its Chinese Communist invaders.
  • Elder Scrolls IV: Horse Armor Pack ‘Add On’ (100 pts) – Download the most epic piece of DLC in Bethesda history with the Horse Armor Pack.  It’s been called revolutionary, amazing, and incredibly superficial but if you can’t bear to ride a naked horse, now would be the time to download.
  • Elder Scrolls IV: Knights Of The Nine ‘Add On’ (400 pts) – A fallen King has been unchained from the darkness of Oblivion to seek vengeance upon the Gods who banished him.  Vanquish the evil, reclaim the lost relics of the Divine Crusader, and return the Nine to glory.
  • Elder Scrolls IV: The Shivering Isles ‘Add On’ (1200 pts) – One of the most expansive DLCs ever created adds over 30 hours of gameplay and sends you to explore the realm of Sheogorath, the Daedric Prince of Madness.
  • Fallout 3: Vault 101 suit Boy/Girl *Avatar (120 pts) – Dress your avatar up like the vault dweller.
  • Fallout 3: Vault Boy Head *Avatar (80 pts) – Wear the head of Fallout 3‘s famous bobblehead.

Xbox Live Arcade

Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale

Release Date: May 25, 2011
Publisher: Atari
Developer: Bedlam Games
ESRB Rating: T (Teen)
Price: 1200 Microsoft Points

Daggerdale features “hack and slash” gameplay fused with Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition.  Travel to the Dalelands of the Forgotten Realms, where the journey begins in the remote Desertsmouth Mountains.  From the sulfuric catacombs of the mines of Tethyamar, to the dizzying heights of the Tower of the Void, Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale delivers an action packed challenge that will satisfy the most seasoned of adventurers.  Featuring 2-player local multiplayer and 4-player online cooperatively.

Games On Demand

  • Sonic Free Riders *Kinect Only – $49.99 – This Kinect game has players competing in races with 3 famous Sonic characters and some others you’ve probably never heard of.  If you’re a Sonic fan, I’d recommend waiting for Sonic Generations or download one of the XBLA titles.
  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved *Kinect Only – $49.99 – The first fitness game that puts you into the game.  The Kinect Sensor tracks over 50,000 points on your body to see you perfectly while you burn calories.  Have fun taking classes, playing gym games, or train with your own personal trainer.
  • Eternal Sonata - $19.99 – On his deathbed, the famous composer, Chopin, drifts between this life and the next.  In his final hours, he experiences a fantastical dream where he encounters a young girl facing a terrible destiny and the boy who will fight to save her.  Over 30 hours of gameplay in this Namco RPG.

Special Offers

This week only you can save on Halo Reach getting it for the reduced price of $39.99.  Also, be sure to sign up for a chance to be part of the free beta for Twisted Pixel’s upcoming Ms. Splosion Man. Details can be found here.

[Source: Major Nelson via Xbox]