Jun 15, 2011

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Xbox Live Marketplace Update: June 15, 2011

After announcing Dance Central 2 at E3, Microsoft is looking to build your back catalog with many Dance Central DLC tracks on sale this week.  If dancing isn’t your thing, thankfully there are two new arcade releases ready for download today.

Deal Of The Week (Gold Members)

(Dance Central Add-Ons)

  • Marathon Pack (1680 pts) – This track pack consists of “Disturbia”-Rihanna, “Because of You”-Ne-Yo, “Hollaback Girl”-Gwen Stefani, “Straight Up”-Paula Abdul, “I Got You Dancing”-Lady Sovereign, “Weapon of Choice”-Fatboy Slim, “Heard ‘Em All”-Amerie, “Girls & Boys”-Blur, “Turnin’ Me On”-Keri Hilson, “Super Freak”-Rick James, “Word Up!”-Cameo, “Whoomp! (There It Is)”-Tag Team, “Control”-Janet Jackson and “I Gotta Feeling”-The Black Eyed Peas.
  • Dance Pack 1 (640 pts) – Download the tracks “Heard ‘Em All”-Amerie, “Turnin’ Me On”-Keri Hilson, “I Got You Dancing”-Lady Sovereign and “We Run This”-Missy Elliott.
  • Dance Pack 2 (640 pts) – This pack has “Hollaback Girl”-Gwen Stefani, “Control”-Janet Jackson, “Straight Up”-Paula Abdul and “Disturbia”-Rihanna.
  • Dance Pack 3 (640 pts) – “Word Up!”-Cameo, “Because of You”-Ne-Yo, “Temperature”-Sean Paul and “Whoomp! (There It Is)”-Tag Team.
  • Dance Pack 4 (640 pts) – “Girls & Boys”-Blur, “Le Freak”-Chic, “Weapon of Choice”-Fatboy Slim and “Super Freak”-Rick James.
  • “Straight Up” (160 pts) – Download this Paula Abdul track to add to your collection.
  • “Weapon Of Choice” (160 pts) – This FatBoy Slim song is yours for 33% off this week.
  • “Heard ‘Em All (160 pts) – Amerie’s hit single along with accompanied moves.
  • “I Gotta Feeling” (160 pts) – Download the Black Eyed Peas hit song consisting of fewer words then this sentence describing it.
  • “Word Up” (160 pts) – Cameo’s song is on sale this week.

Xbox Live Arcade

The Adventures Of Shuggy

Release Date: June 15, 2011
Publisher: Valcon Games
Developer: Smudged Cat Games
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 800 Microsoft Points

Shuggy has just inherited a castle full of goblins, ghouls, zombies, and robots.  Help him clear out over 100 rooms to make his new home liveable again!  Every room in the castle is different, letting Shuggy fly, float, swing, spin, change size, and more as he explores the Dungeon, Boiler, Clocktower, Gallery, and Graveyard.  Play an online match full of power-ups as Shuggy or one of his quirky relatives, and try to collect more gems than your opponent.  Play 36 twisted two-player levels in the offline co-op mode, with puzzles that can only be completed through cunning and teamwork.

Magic The Gathering: Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2012

Release Date: June 15, 2011
Publisher: Xbox LIVE Arcade
Developer: Wizards of the Coast / Stainless Games
ESRB Rating: T (Teen)
Price: 800 Microsoft Points

Take last year’s hit game to even greater heights with better graphics, more options, and new challenges.  Face off against the AI, or gather your allies for the new multiplayer format: Archenemy, where you team up to take down a boss opponent.  If one of your fellow Planeswalkers drops out, no problem–the AI will drop in for uninterrupted action!  Featuring ten unique decks, Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 also lets you customize those decks.  As you progress in the game, you can enhance your deck by swapping in new, unlockable cards.

Games On Demand

  • Pro Evolution Soccer: 2011 – $29.99 – Pro Evolution Soccer has always been regarded as the premier soccer title, but PES 2011 has undergone the most important improvements made to date.  Key features include total freedom over every action, a complete overhaul of all animations and the Master League mode is now online
  • MONOPOLY Streets – $29.99 – Celebrate the 75th anniversary of one of the world’s most popular board games with  MONOPOLY Streets!  Everything you loved about the classic game is brought to life in a living and breathing world.  It’s a metropolis you get to build up and own street by street as you travel around the city.  Play with friends and the whole family or take your game onto Xbox LIVE and climb the Leaderboards as you compete against other MONOPOLY moguls from around the world!
  • Hasbro Family Game Night 3 – $29.99 - Play digital versions of both classic and remixed versions of games like TWISTER or CLUE.  Players can spin the wheel of fate in THE GAME OF LIFE, trigger chain reactions in MOUSE TRAP, and try their hand at YAHTZEE HANDS DOWN.  Online play takes the entertainment and competition to an entirely new level.

Special News

Microsoft is giving a Kinect away every day through July 6.  Partnered with Florida’s Natural juices you just have to enter your email and sign in to MSN each day for a new chance to win.  Details can be found here.

[Source: Major Nelson]

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