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#61 tunavi

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 11:48 PM

whoa new OP

can't wait for thanksgiving/black friday/holiday sales. Last year was too good to be true

#62 gunnm

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 12:17 AM

Freakin right! Now all I need is Megaman X on the xbla and my life will be complete.



Maybe that will be the announcement next year by capcom.

#63 blackstarre

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 09:06 AM

I apologize if this has already been mentioned, but an asterisk for Deadliest Warrior and the Samurai Helmet avatar item may be helpful. If you're on the fence, the game is getting a retail release, along with its DLC and its sequel (DW: Legends), in early December for 30 bucks. As for the helmet, I believe it's unlockable via the game. 5 bucks isn't bad, but had I known before buying I'd have waited.

#64 vamn

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 10:16 AM

I apologize if this has already been mentioned, but an asterisk for Deadliest Warrior and the Samurai Helmet avatar item may be helpful. If you're on the fence, the game is getting a retail release, along with its DLC and its sequel (DW: Legends), in early December for 30 bucks. As for the helmet, I believe it's unlockable via the game. 5 bucks isn't bad, but had I known before buying I'd have waited.


Relevant link:
http://www.amazon.co...0/dp/B005Z9GNPW

I'd bank on this dropping to around the $10 range within a few months of release.

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#65 reddjoey

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 01:46 PM

I apologize if this has already been mentioned, but an asterisk for Deadliest Warrior and the Samurai Helmet avatar item may be helpful. If you're on the fence, the game is getting a retail release, along with its DLC and its sequel (DW: Legends), in early December for 30 bucks. As for the helmet, I believe it's unlockable via the game. 5 bucks isn't bad, but had I known before buying I'd have waited.


Can you confirm if it is unlocked.

I'll add the game to the FAQ later today.
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#66 Surreal_Sunshine

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 01:55 PM

Can you confirm if it is unlocked.

I'll add the game to the FAQ later today.


Here's a list of avatar awards for Deadliest Warrior
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#67 ArmyOfFun

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 02:34 PM

Just a heads up to all the CAGs, next week 100 bing points = 100 ms points!!!


Got a link? Just hoping it's not in "limited quantities" :roll: like the last Bing/MS point deal.

#68 louiedog

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 02:40 PM

Got a link? Just hoping it's not in "limited quantities" :roll: like the last Bing/MS point deal.


Limited to 1,000. I think with the 400 msp codes it was 5K, but I could be wrong about that. Expect it to go quickly.

#69 reddjoey

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 03:57 PM

Here's a list of avatar awards for Deadliest Warrior
http://xboxavatargea...-avatar-awards/


Thanks.

They aren't the exact same item, but they are close.
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#70 ooga

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 05:30 PM

New thread....sweet! Thanks for all the hard work reddjoey. I picked up Scott Pilgrim for the heck of it. Hopefully we get some good stuff around black Friday.

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#71 Fear No Darkness

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 07:56 PM

Thanks for all the hard work reddjoey. Easily my most checked and most commented on thread on CAG. Just out of curiosity what makes you stick with it and what is your avatar? Obviously something from the Simpsons.
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#72 MfMonster

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 08:54 PM

I just played around in the new 360 dash and premium themes are pretty useless now. Just a heads up for anyone who was thinking about buying one.

I do like the search and indie games seem to be a bit more visible. It took forever to load my games list but hopefully it just needed to index them the first time and it'll be faster when I turn on my console and try again.


useless? how? I would guess the old themes that was not a premium would be blocked by the metro design, but was hoping premium themes would still be worked in?

#73 luxuria

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 08:59 PM

So I'm guessing the old themes would work then? Like, better than the premium ones?

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#74 Chrono Gear

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 09:26 PM

Obviously something from the Simpsons.


I believe that's the evil mastermind Hank Scorpio (Scorpion if you are Homer).

#75 reddjoey

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 09:28 PM

Themes are basically the same as before.

Old themes still generate the grey orb o the bottom, and premiums do whatever color they designate.

However, when you go to your friends list, the backgrounds from the premium theme don't appear. That only appears when you bring up your profile, so you won't see them as much. The different backgrounds for system, etc still show up.
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#76 bardockkun

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 09:30 PM

I believe that's the evil mastermind Hank Scorpio (Scorpion if you are Homer).

Nope. If I remember right it was a quick throwaway joke with one of the characters imagining something a bit misinterpreted. Forgot the exact joke, but it's not Hank Scorpio.
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#77 reddjoey

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 09:38 PM

Thanks for all the hard work reddjoey. Easily my most checked and most commented on thread on CAG. Just out of curiosity what makes you stick with it and what is your avatar? Obviously something from the Simpsons.


I do it because all the CAGs, (and lurkers I tell about CAG) love the thread.

As far as my avatar, it's an edited image from The Simpsons. In the episode Marge Get's a Job (Wikipedia/Snpp), Lisa says that Homer and Marge will be like Marie and Pierre Curie. Bart then imagines them as Godzilla like monsters. I think the joke is cut out in the syndicated episodes.

Nope. If I remember right it was a quick throwaway joke with one of the characters imagining something a bit misinterpreted. Forgot the exact joke, but it's not Hank Scorpio.


You pretty much got it.
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#78 Chrono Gear

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 04:05 AM

Nope. If I remember right it was a quick throwaway joke with one of the characters imagining something a bit misinterpreted. Forgot the exact joke, but it's not Hank Scorpio.


That's right. Scorpio had orange hair anyway. :P

#79 nCogNeato

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 02:17 PM

Nope. If I remember right it was a quick throwaway joke with one of the characters imagining something a bit misinterpreted. Forgot the exact joke, but it's not Hank Scorpio.


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#80 EarthKing

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 02:19 PM

Are there any cheap deals on points? I need some lol....What's in store for next week?
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#81 Dark Rider

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 02:28 PM

Any idea what's up for next week. I haven't spent any points lately.

#82 mtxbass1

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 02:42 PM

Any idea what's up for next week. I haven't spent any points lately.


Don't you think if someone knew, they would have answered the last person that posted this right above you?



#83 yars2010

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 05:10 PM

Voltron is to release on 11-30

#84 Chrono Gear

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 05:28 PM

Voltron is to release on 11-30


Squee! I hope it doesn't suck like their last project. *looks at Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime in utter disappointment*

#85 exileinoblivion

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 05:29 PM

Paranormal has made me want more Pinball fx2 tables even worse than before but with the holiday sales so close I'd be stupid not to wait and see. If there still hasn't been a sale once Christmas is over I'm going against the CAG in me and just buying some of them.

#86 hufferstl

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 05:50 PM

Where are the beavis and butthead avatar skins?

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#87 Dustinator

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 06:59 PM

Are there any cheap deals on points? I need some lol....

Tryusing the search button. There's a whole thread devoted to deals on points........http://www.cheapassg...ght=xbox points

So what's in store for next week, anyone know? /sarcasm

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#88 yesokyesok

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 07:00 PM

Anybody think XBL will have some "Black Friday" deals. Hoping to snag a few arcade titles for the cheap.
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#89 Chrono Gear

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 07:11 PM

Anybody think XBL will have some "Black Friday" deals. Hoping to snag a few arcade titles for the cheap.


Considering the track record for BF sales I'd say yes.

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 07:21 PM

I lost my Gold last week. Have not really used my 360 (needs to get replaced anyway, then I can get a 360 that has a working disc drive and has wi-fi) since I moved though...I hope they're not any good sales until Black Friday so I can buy up good deals on Live subs. I remember adding a lot of XBLA titles in November...that was a very good few days of Live purchases.

Edit: just checked Major Nelson's post from last year and it seems I may not need Gold for Black Friday deals.

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