Feb 22, 2012

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Xbox Marketplace Update: February 22, 2012

Xbox Marketplace Update: February 22, 2012

Sadly there isn’t very much of note this week for the marketplace aside from the return of the Xbox 360′s favorite writer.  We have some Fable III DLC on sale, a new demo to enjoy, and a couple new add-ons as well though the return of Alan Wake is easily the high note this week.

Deal of the Week


  • Traitor’s Keep Quest Pack – 560 pts 320 pts –  Visit the kingdom’s secret prison and track down the most dangerous criminals in the land.  Can you survive your encounters with a new wave of revolutionaries?  Also includes a Clockwork Dog Potion.
  • Understone Quest Pack – 400 pts 220 pts – Discover a whole new town built beneath the streets of Bowerstone.  New houses and stalls to own, new creatures to fight, and a major mystery to solve.  As a bonus, you will also receive two extra quests for free: the Mercenary Shooting Range and the Wheel of Misfortune.
  • Dog Breed Set – 240 pts 140 pts – Transform your faithful dog into a poodle, doberman, or alsatian with this set of potions.
  • Reaver Industries Premium Theme – 240 pts 160 pts 
  • Border Collie (Avatar) – 240 pts 160 pts 

Xbox LIVE Arcade

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare

Release Date: February 22, 2012
Price: 1200 pts
Developer: Remedy Entertainment
Publisher: Xbox LIVE Arcade

In this brand new standalone experience, Alan Wake fights the herald of darkness, the evil Mr. Scratch! A thrilling new storyline, hordes of creepy enemies, serious firepower and beautiful Arizona locations, combined with a fun and challenging new game mode make this a must for Alan Wake veterans, and the perfect jumping on point for new players! Play the full-fledged Story Mode, and you’ll be on the edge of your seat as you fight to stop your murderous evil double to take back your life… and change reality itself! But there’s more to this nightmare – in the action-packed Arcade Mode, you’ll need to master the Fight with Light mechanic to stay alive until dawn and beat your friends on the Leaderboards. Can you survive until sunrise?

Games on Demand

  • Warriors Orochi – $29.99 – A dream collaboration between the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors series!  Form a team of brave warriors to challenge Orochi, the Serpent King!
  • Lego Pirates of the Caribbean – $39.99 – An action adventure game that brings to life the Pirates of the Caribbean world and all its colorful characters in LEGO brick form.  Players will experience all the memorable scenes from the first three films, as well as those in the upcoming fourth film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” in the humorous and quirky LEGO video games style.

Notable DLC

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Overwatch Map – Premium ELITE only – A construction site atop a New York City skyscraper.  Battle takes place along two levels in a near symmetrical layout, with the central bridge and side routes open to attack from multiple angles.
  • SSX – Demo – Defy reality and own the planet by jumping into the boots of the classic SSX character Zoe payne to complete a tutorial run in the Rockies, then experience reality-defying gameplay through Race it and Trick it events.  In this online enabled demo, compete against your friends on your own schedule by uploading ghosts of your best runs to the SSX servers in Explore mode.  Be sure to send the demo invite to a friend to unlock Mac Fraser in the full game.
  • Zumba Fitness: Rush – Demo – The exhilarating dance0fitness sequel to the original global smash hit!  Get your body rocking with a red0hot blend of contagious choreography set to Zumba music plus electrifying tracks by Pitbull, Nicole Scherzinger and more.  42 new routines, 24 international dance styles and tons of Kinect exclusive features to take your workout to the next level.
  • Saints Row: The Third – Gangstas in Space Add-on – 560 pts – A new movie is being shot in Steelport and you’re the star!  Join your co-star, Jenny, to fight the alien invasion for the film Gangstas in Space.  With spaceships and alien weaponry, this retro-style film is sure to be a hit.  *Note: If you own the Saints Row: The Third season pass DO NOT purchase this content here.
  • UFC Personal Trainer Jon Jones Workout Pack – 800 pts – 5 new workout routines and 13 new hit the mitts drills await you in this add-on.  Personally designed and used by World Champion Fighter Jon Jones, these workout routines and drills will help you get the Ultimate Workout for the Ultimate UFC Body.

[Source: Xbox]