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XBLA Sale (Gears 3 season pass Dec 30, CoD content (don't bother) and others) on now


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#1 firehawk12

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 05:29 AM

Note: the list at the bottom seems to be holding up for now.
Final update. Crappy MW content with links stolen from AlphaTwo00 from the same GAF thread.

MW1 - Variety Map Pack (400 - 50%off)
MW2 - Resurgence Pack (600 - 50%off)
MW2 - Stimulus Pack (600 - 50%off)

Gears of War 3 Season Pass 1800 points - http://marketplace.x...a6db0?cid=SLink
There's some other stuff too, but it's not worth it... and the individual DLC doesn't seem to be on sale yet.

I'm going to steal this from Wario64 on GAF because... well, laziness. Lots of good deals to be had though:
http://www.neogaf.co...ad.php?t=456082

Deal of the Week is a Poker Game and all that Hasbro board game stuff: http://marketplace.x...n/dealoftheweek

GAMES ON SALE NOW (DECEMBER 20)


Afterburner Climax (400 MSP) - 50% off - http://marketplace.x...15-d80258410a06
Bloodrayne Betrayal (600 MSP) 50% off - http://marketplace.x...15-d80258410acb
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (600 MSP) - 50% off - http://marketplace.x...15-d80258410b1c
LA Noire Rockstar Season Pass (480 MSP) - 50% off - http://marketplace.x...bb-d5f5917c3a93
Peggle (400 MSP + 200 MSP for Peggle Nights DLC) - 50% off - http://marketplace.x...15-d80258410889
Plants vs Zombies (600 MSP) - 50% off - http://marketplace.x...15-d802584109ff
Portal Still Alive (600 MSP) - 50% off - http://marketplace.x...15-d80258410960
Renegade Ops (600 MSP) - 50% off - http://marketplace.x...15-d80258410abe




Free Holiday Premium Theme is free right now (thanks @tha_doc)

http://marketplace.x...ea-6f2d537b0002


Also, this is the rumoured list for the rest of the deals. No idea if it's true:
24.12.2011: Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition
25.12.2011: Fruit Ninja Kinect
26.12.2011: Forza Motorsport 4 Inhalte (inkl. Season Pass, Avatar Items)
27.12.2011: Halo Reach Inhalte (inkl. GonD, Packs, Avatar Items etc.)
28.12.2011: Sonic Inhalte
29.12.2011: Red Dead Redemption Inhalte
30.12.2011: Gears of War 3 Inhalte (inkl. Season Pass, Add-ons und Avatar-Items)
31.12.2011: Call of Duty Inhalte

Edited by firehawk12, 31 December 2011 - 02:57 AM.


#2 Booyakz

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 06:00 AM

Those are some amazing deals. I can vouch for Afterburner Climax, Bastion, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet and Peggle (plus the DLC) being totally worth your time and money.

Still picked up Plants vs Zombies and Portal Still Alive. I loved both on PC (and PvZ on iTouch as well), and wouldn't mind playing through them again (now with Achievements!).

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 06:09 AM

50% off for bastion? I am in! I was hoping for that price during their holiday sale but, this year they might not be doing it... or will it be cheaper in a few days? AHHH lol. I will just grab it.. my brain hurts..

#4 bigdale

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 06:19 AM

The steam version of Bastion has been on sale recently for $5 and may go even lower if it becomes a daily deal during the Xmas sale on now.

Portal and portal 2 combo are on sale for 7.50 today.
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#5 Rastafari

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 07:09 AM

Has anyone tried Renegade Ops? Any good?


#6 firehawk12

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 07:22 AM

Has anyone tried Renegade Ops? Any good?

It's fun if you like dual-stick shooters.

#7 Jogurt the Yogurt

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 07:25 AM

YESSSSS, I've been holding out for Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet since it was released!


#8 Derfel

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 09:00 AM

I'm so torn. Do I get Bastion now on XBLA or wait for a better deal on Steam? Grr...
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Posted 20 December 2011 - 12:37 PM

Nice! First day of sale and I get Bastion for the price I wanted. Thanks, Firehawk.
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#10 PapaLau

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 01:38 PM

Good thing for those recent point sales, Bastion, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, and Bloodrayne on sale! Thats a pretty good meal of digital download gaming goodness.

According to Mr. Hryb this is the start of 12 days of deals, pretty awesome start:
http://majornelson.c...-of-xbox-deals/

#11 strife18

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 04:05 PM

Sweet, totally went in for Bastion and Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet.

When they first came out I knew I wanted both and after a bit of patience got them for this nice deal.

Makes it even better after the reduced M$ point sales. We'll see what the 11 days of deals have left to offer, I may have to top off my account ;)
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#12 TOLeafs

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 05:20 PM

Thanks! Picked up Bastion. I'll don't think I'll find it any lower for the time being, besides steam.

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 05:26 PM

what reduced microsoft point deal?

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#14 Wikkidkarma

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 05:38 PM

what reduced microsoft point deal?


RCSS had two sales over the last month where they had 50% off on the XBLA points cards.

#15 zorba_the_greek

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 03:52 AM

Orcs Must Die would be nice as one of those daily deals.

#16 Genecide85

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 03:41 PM

Grabbed Bloodrayne instantly. After trying the Bastion trial, grabbed that too.

From the dash today's deals are

Hole in the Wall - 400 pts
Leedmees - 400 pts

#17 firehawk12

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 05:22 AM

Updated - Fallout franchise DLC on sale.

#18 dotCody

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 05:40 AM

I wish the PSN store had a sale on Fallout 3 DLC...

#19 Booyakz

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 06:08 AM

Fallout 3 DLC is not worth it. >.< The GOTY edition includes all DLC and is priced at $20, new, at EB. The DLC alone adds up to 2800 MSP, or $40.

New Vegas DLC adds up to 2080 MSP, or $26. New Vegas cost $20. So $46, which is $4 less than the Ultimate Edition (which isn't out until February).

Oh, while I'm at it, $22.50 for Oblivion is a rip off, the GOTY is $20 and includes DLC.
Lego Star Wars TCS is also overpriced at $22.50, it's only $20 in stores.

What's with Microsoft and trying to rip people of using Bethesda games? :S GamesOnDemand is broken, why is digital still more expensive than physical? >.<

Sorry that this post is so long, just one last thing: http://marketplace.x...n/dealoftheweek
400 MSP for Rock of Ages

#20 Wikkidkarma

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 03:08 PM

What's with Microsoft and trying to rip people of using Bethesda games? :S GamesOnDemand is broken, why is digital still more expensive than physical? >.<

Sorry that this post is so long, just one last thing: http://marketplace.x...n/dealoftheweek
400 MSP for Rock of Ages


Because Microsoft is dependent on Big Box retailers to move hardware and accessories for them. If they start undercutting retail prices they run the risk of alienating the retailers, which limits the ability to get the hardware to people directly.

Eventually video games will catch up with other media in the realm of digital distribution and that will be the primary method of distributing software on consoles, as it is on PC, but it'll likely be a bumpy road. Also, it might mean hardware prices go up so retailers can make the same markup as they do on Tv's and Pc's.

#21 refinedsugar

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 03:31 PM

Fallout 3 DLC is not worth it. >.< The GOTY edition includes all DLC and is priced at $20, new, at EB. The DLC alone adds up to 2800 MSP, or $40.


Opinions will differ, but I didn't think much of the F3 DLC was good enough to be worth paying for at any point. If you know a friend who owns the GOTY edition, ask to borrow the second disc.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 05:52 PM

New Vegas is a terrible game.

#23 JaredFrost

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 08:53 PM

New Vegas is a terrible game.


I disagree, while it had a few glitches, it wasn't terrible. I enjoyed it.

#24 Booyakz

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 04:15 AM

Because Microsoft is dependent on Big Box retailers to move hardware and accessories for them. If they start undercutting retail prices they run the risk of alienating the retailers, which limits the ability to get the hardware to people directly.

Eventually video games will catch up with other media in the realm of digital distribution and that will be the primary method of distributing software on consoles, as it is on PC, but it'll likely be a bumpy road. Also, it might mean hardware prices go up so retailers can make the same markup as they do on Tv's and Pc's.


When Big Box retailers have sales, consumers actually save money. This "sale" on F3 DLC isn't much of a sale. Honestly, I don't think any of the Big Box retailers are going to kick down Microsoft's door, enraged by a day/week long sale... Totally agree with that second bit though. The Vita is going to pave the way with the digital games (though I still much prefer owning physical copies).

Anyone play Deadliest Warrior: Legends?

#25 Rastafari

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 10:11 AM

Well that German list of potential deals has already been proven wrong:

http://marketplace.x...2012-daily-deal

Today we have:

1) Mortal Kombat season pass for 50% off (600 points)
2) Deadliest Warrior: Legends 400 points
3) Joan of Arc DLC 120 points

Lame, Lame, Lame lol

#26 Devilfire111

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 04:40 PM

Well that German list of potential deals has already been proven wrong:

http://marketplace.x...2012-daily-deal

Today we have:

1) Mortal Kombat season pass for 50% off (600 points)
2) Deadliest Warrior: Legends 400 points
3) Joan of Arc DLC 120 points

Lame, Lame, Lame lol


Not sure if you noticed, but they never actually had a date for the 23rd's sales. So the list could still be true. It went 22 then 24 on the list.

#27 dotCody

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 04:43 PM

Not sure if you noticed, but they never actually had a date for the 23rd's sales. So the list could still be true. It went 22 then 24 on the list.


Xbox 12 Days Of Deals: Day 4

#28 Mr.

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Awww... I just traded in MK on 360 for PS3 during Black Friday week. I wanted to try Kratos and EB had that Trade 2 for $60 and MK was $30...

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 10:11 PM

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 11:36 PM

ooooh, old school Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince. Haven't heard that in a long time.
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