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There's plenty to be looking forward to over the next couple of weeks on the Xbox Live Marketplace, with Atari's Warlords receiving a revamp and Planets Under Attack heading up this week's XBLA offerings, while the worldwide release of Call of Duty: Black Ops II today, heralds the arrival of the obligatory Season Pass.

This week you'll also find discounts on a variety of puzzle games, as well as the beginning of an Xbox Live 10th Anniversary sale, whereas next week, you can grab I Am Alive at a discount and download some Kinect Sports Gems from the Xbox Live Arcade.

You'll find more where that little lot came from, of course, although it has to be said, it's not the strongest couple of weeks ahead... Check out the forthcoming XBL content here:

Xbox Live Arcade

  • Warlords - 14-Nov - 800 MSP
  • Planets Under Attack - 14-Nov - 1200 MSP
  • Kinect Sports Gems: Ski Race - 20-Nov - 240 MSP
  • Kinect Sports Gems: Darts vs. Zombies - 20-Nov - 240 MSP
  • Kinect Sports Gems: 3 Point Contest - 20-Nov - 240 MSP

Game Add-Ons

  • Black Ops II: Season Pass - 13-Nov - 4000 MSP
  • Magic: The Gathering 2013 Deck Pack 1: Act of War & Sky and Scale - 13-Nov - 240 MSP
  • Rocksmith Alternative Rock - 13-Nov - 2400 MSP
  • Tour De France Dauphine - 13-Nov - 400 MSP
  • Wreckateer: Aldamont Level Pack - 14-Nov - 160 MSP
  • Fruit Ninja Kinect: Flower Power - 14-Nov - 160 MSP

Deal of the Week

13-Nov to 19-Nov

  • Carcassonne - 400 MSP (50% off)
  • Settlers of Catan - 400 MSP (50% off)
  • Magic The Gathering - 400 MSP (50% off)
  • Magic 2012 - 400 MSP (50% off)
  • Super Puzzle Fighter HD - 400 MSP (50% off)
  • Puzzle Quest 1 - 400 MSP (50% off)
  • Puzzle Quest 2 - 400 MSP (50% off)

 20-Nov to 26-Nov

  • I Am Alive - 800 MSP (33% off)

Sales & Specials

  • Xbox LIVE 10 Year Anniversary Sale - 15-Nov to 22-Nov - Varies
  • Kinect Central: Sonic Free Riders - 13-Nov to 19-Nov - Varies by Region
  • Tiger PGA Tour 13 - 11 Course Pack - 20-Nov to 26-Nov - 1600 MSP (50% off)

Scratch & Match

  • Section 8: Prejudice - 600 MSP (Save 600)
  • Section 8: Prejudice Frontier Colonies Map Pack - 160 MSP (Save 160)
  • Section 8: Prejudice Overdrive Map Pack - 160 MSP (Save 160)

Games on Demand

  • Darksiders II - 13-Nov
  • Ben 10 Galactic Racing - 13-Nov
  • Twister Mania - 13-Nov
  • X-Men: Destiny - 13-Nov
  • Victorious Time To Shine - 20-Nov
  • Sleeping Dogs - 20-Nov

*As with all game related releases, dates, prices and availability are subject to change and vary by region

[Via Major Nelson]


User Comments

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Comment #1 by Earth Djinn
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 08:57:19 AM
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I Am Alive should've been dropped to 600 instead of 800.

Also, I want more info on the Anniversary sale.

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Comment #2 by CaptainKicker
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:01:12 AM
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Same here. I want to know what the Anniversary sale is, or if it's just the same old Fallout, Oblivion 50% off + Sonic games to 240MSP...

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Comment #3 by LOKIkillsALL
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:02:15 AM
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So if you download X-Men Destiny, will they have to destroy your hard drive?

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Comment #4 by dark_shard
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:04:17 AM
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@3 I was just thinking the same thing.

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Comment #5 by FuzzMan3000
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:05:08 AM
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A quick look on google and the anniversary sale details won't be released till the 15th. It was a very quick look so I may be wrong.

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Comment #6 by XBL_Maximus_NL
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:06:08 AM
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Worst DoTW ever! And the Kinect Sports Gems 240MSP?? wow these should be free! Just like the Kinect Fun Labs games.

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Comment #7 by Bistric
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:09:39 AM
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@3 and 4 - If you download X-Men destiny you should destroy your hard drive, put it in a sock and bang it against your head repeatedly, because it costs $40 to download!

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Comment #8 by Zacry072
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:09:46 AM
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@3 Haha, that's hilarious.

I find it interesting in the article above that the first paragraph says, "There's plenty to be looking forward to over the next couple of weeks..." and then later in the third paragraph says, "'s not the strongest couple of weeks ahead."

OT: This may be the time for me to grab Puzzle Quest. I hear it's awesome.

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Comment #9 by The Stray
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:11:32 AM
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Well guys, I think this might be 10th Aniv. Sale, and I think its a good one, don't mind the moonspeak if you check the link.

Xbox Live is 10 (Starts from 11/15-11/22): (
Wreckateer (Free only on 16-17th with a JP XBL account, probably)
Castle Crashers (600MSP)
Battlefield 1943 (600MSP)
Fruit Ninja Kinect (400MSP)
Geometry Wars (200MSP)
Bastion (600MSP)
Peggle (400MSP)
Full House Poker (400MSP)

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Comment #10 by Mr Jinxed
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:22:07 AM
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Another couple of weeks going by with nothing good to get.

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Comment #11 by Spectreshade85
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:31:10 AM
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@8 GET IT! One of the greatest puzzle games out there. PQ2 was okay, still pretty good.

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Comment #12 by ConfederateSuga
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:32:45 AM
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Puzzle Quest 1 and Section 8: Prejudice are steals at any price. Puzzle Quest 2 is kind of....planned out by the game and takes far less strategy, but it's still a decent arcade game.

My only complaint: The BO2 Season Pass. Greedy whores.

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Comment #14 by Kitsune Goth
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:52:24 AM
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A quick message to the US gamers. The Black Friday sale at Target is having 1600 Microsoft points for 50% off on November 22nd. So it would be wise to stock up.

I believe we'll be seeing some X-box live Black Friday sales. Then there's the Countdown to New Years sale. Hopefully some decent deals of the week will crop up.

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Comment #15 by PhoenixTemplar
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 10:09:05 AM
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@14 - Thanks for the heads up. Still not sure if it's worth waiting in line amd getting damn near trampled, but we'll see.

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Comment #16 by DecadentBeaver
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 10:10:10 AM
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So X Men Destiny is £40 to download on GoD? No wonder they're trying to recall all physical copies of the game lol

But I Am Alive for 800msp? That's a buy for me when it goes on sale come 20th Nov. Also, noticed someone mentioned Bastion for 600msp. There is another buy for me. Like both the demos, and if they're on sale, then I'm gonna be saving some sparse cash.

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Comment #17 by MustaPastori
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 10:17:48 AM
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I predict Borderlands DLC on sale, it hasn't been in a while. And Bioshock 2 could come as well. RDR & GTA 4 probably too.

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Comment #18 by cursednaruto
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 10:21:01 AM
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Is it only me but I hate us black Friday we in the UK never get discounts on mspoints UK shops are so cheap ass oh well might check my and eBay sellers for some discounts p.s. nice to see Japan and everyone with a Japan accounts all over the world getting something for free

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Comment #19 by Nixemo
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 10:27:47 AM
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@3 I was wondering this also, how can they legally sell it?

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Comment #20 by jackanape
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 10:28:29 AM
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@9 I really hope that isn't the list as pretty much everything there has been on sale multiple times. Peggle - again? Castle Crashers - again? Not saying there aren't some good games there, but something new on sale would be nice for a change.

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Comment #21 by Rums
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 10:32:51 AM
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Why the heck do you guys even want 'I am Alive'?
It's garbage; looks like shit I can do on mspaint. Srs, it's horrible.

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Comment #22 by Kitsune Goth
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 10:52:47 AM
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In response to comment #15 by PhoenixTemplar, the sale at Target I believe starts at 9:00 pm Thursday. Many stores actually are having midnight openings. From my experience last year with midnight openings, most of the shoppers will be cleared out by 2-3 am. You won't need to fret over getting floor stomped by disgruntled grannies and power shoppers.

For comment #18 by cursednaruto, I am sorry for the dis. I realize that Black Friday is utmost a US cult shopping holiday. When I lived in Melbourne, Australia for a few years I missed out. However, I am curious if you could order online through Target and get the half price cards.

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Comment #23 by bob101910
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 11:13:13 AM
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@18 You are missing out on a lot of "fun" on Black Friday. Walmart had the games up front last year and it was a mosh pit trying to get something.

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Comment #24 by oobawlzmahonyoo
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 11:14:10 AM
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So what all comes with the black ops season pass to justify charging 4000 msp for it. thats enough for a whole nother game.

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Comment #25 by Nei Debrusc
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 11:20:40 AM
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After the court case, you'd think X-men: Destiny wouldn't be up for sale as a Game on Demand.

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Comment #26 by MoldyClay87
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 11:27:15 AM
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@#21 - If you're going to dis a game, try not sounding like a retard about it. "Looks like shit I can do on MSPaint"? Come back with some better arguments.

@#9 - Personally, for me, that sale is awful. Stuff that's been on sale a lot already and things most people already have.

Guess we'll see. Looks like nothing for me since I have some, don't have Kinect, some don't interest me at all, etc. OH WELL.

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Comment #27 by The Stray
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 11:28:14 AM
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#20 Well, you never know if this is what's gonna be on sale since this is the only way (for now) to see if these will be half off. But we'll see...

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Comment #28 by XX HEH8ME XX
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 11:50:04 AM
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nothing for me really guess the best to come out is the new GTA V trailer tomorrow

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Comment #29 by Hurricane Of 87
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 11:52:21 AM
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PUZZLE QUEST~! Finally on sale. Shame the DLC isn't in the sale too but whatever. Bastion's probably getting bought too.

I'd only get I Am Alive at 400MSP, the trailers make it look action heavy but the demo was a piss poor representation of that.

First I'm hearing about Warlords, so great promotion as always on your XBLA title Microsoft. Planets Under Attack seems interesting, yet another demo I'll be putting on the hard drive and 'eventually getting around to'.

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Comment #30 by Mikazu
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 11:56:34 AM
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I wish that Minecraft would be on sale
I only have 1200 mp,,,

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Comment #33 by irishsnow79
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 12:31:43 PM
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@31 just to point out this is an article on xbox live deals. Not a specific cod article. And to be fair i think people have a right to question season passes at 4000msp. Cod isn't the only culprit. Forza Horizon's season pass is the same. Yet you look at Borderlands 2's season pass which is 2400msp for four relatively large dlc packs. Which is far better value in my opinion

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Comment #34 by ViNyLek
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 12:38:52 PM
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I was gonna say, finally I can get I am Alive on sale and it's not even 50%. Fuck you Microsoft LOL I could say that they are just warming up before holiday sale, but we all know how shitty their deals are. Oh well, all the more reasons to be paying for all those credit cards hah!

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Comment #35 by the action frampton
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 12:45:56 PM
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@31 how is it possible to get that excited over a season pass?

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Comment #36 by Samigi
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 01:16:56 PM
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@35 drugs

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Comment #37 by StinkyPete2021
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 01:33:28 PM
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@34 - I was also waiting for I Am Alive to go 50%, but I think I'm still gonna get it at $10. I know the reviews for the game were all negitive, but I played the demo and liked it. I guess I'm just a sucker for post-apocalyptic games.

I'll consider getting Battlefield 1943, Bastion, and Puzzel Quest after I play the demos for them. I already have them downloaded because I heard they were good, but we'll see how they play before I buy them.

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Comment #38 by bentiancai
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 01:54:52 PM
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Impressive, never imagine sleeping dog hits on game on demand so fast.

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Comment #39 by Racxie
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 02:25:11 PM
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For me it's likely going to be:

Puzzle Quest 1 & 2
Section 8: Prejudice + DLC
I Am Alive

and hopefully there'll be some good deals during the anniversary. Either way glad I'm getting paid in 2 days!

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Comment #40 by Fozki Razormaid
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 02:27:29 PM
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xmen destiny 14.99 for me ... i will get bastian and PQ1

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Comment #41 by chrisarcade
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 03:17:36 PM
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so they're releasing Warlords AGAIN on Live Arcade..such freaking thieves..they keep re-releasing games!! Example, Shinobi, Sonic The Hedeghog 1,2 & 3, Streets of Rage, Golden Axe etc are a few they've released multiple times!!

Where's Killer Instinct!!? Huh, give me a great game!

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Comment #42 by Exu
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 04:08:31 PM
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Really? A bunch of repeated deals, bad deals and no-mark releases? It's like they hate us.

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Comment #43 by Treabor21
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 05:12:27 PM
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I see a lot of you mention Section 8. Forgive my ignorance but is it a good game? I might have to get the trial at least and try it out.

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Comment #44 by Wilkz07
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 05:14:27 PM
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how is XMen Destiny allowed to come to On Demand? SK has to destroy their game.

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Comment #45 by Fozki Razormaid
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 05:20:21 PM
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#43 s8 is ok........i wanna know where are the sega fighting games

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Comment #46 by PhoenixTemplar
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 07:06:37 PM
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Is it still easy to get a game on Section 8? Does anyone know if people still play it?

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Comment #47 by Delow317
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 09:18:21 PM
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50 Goddamn bucks for the new COD season pass??? WTF is our industry coming to. Glad I let that franchise die with MW2, there are better games to play out there. Goddamn, next gen we are going to be payin the same price for the game twice.. just like this black ops2 nonsense.

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Comment #48 by hibsta1992
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 10:14:06 PM
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When's the new walking dead coming out

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Comment #49 by cheevo360
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 @ 11:10:28 PM
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#48 It is come out near end of this month. I think if I am correct because last few weeks here and over other game websites mention it. I cannot wait for last episode!! :)

If you mean Activision's The Walking Dead FPS game then it will be come out next year. :)

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Comment #50 by Restricted-Access
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 02:08:42 AM
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Okay... where's the Rip Van Winkle game... because I think I'll be sleeping for the next 2 weeks. Hopefully, there will be something REALLY good in 3 weeks!

BTW... what's all this about "X-Men: Destiny" and a game recall? I never played the game, and I hadn't heard about this recall (which explains the crack about destroying your hard drive). Does someone have a link to an article about it (I'm guessing it was mentioned here, but I didn't see it)?!

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Comment #51 by Restricted-Access
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 02:19:55 AM
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Nevermind... I did a search on the Internet and found a TON of articles on it. I own "Too Human," and apparently... that's on the axe list, too! They can pry the game from my cold, dead fingers - or they can have it after I unlock all the achievements in the game (whichever comes first)!! :-p

Is that X-Men game any good? That court-order makes me want to go out and buy a copy on disc right now, and wave it in the face of the court!

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Comment #52 by Baihu1983
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 03:10:16 AM
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They are only taking back un sold copies ;)

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Comment #53 by Solomon Fuere
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 03:42:12 AM
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Surprised Bioshock isn't on sale.

What a garbage list.

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Comment #54 by Jaganboy
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 04:20:52 AM
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We also need episode 5 of the walking dead. Just saying

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Comment #55 by AlienLocust
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 05:18:44 AM
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I know Walking Dead is coming to disc on 12/4 in the U.S., so we better get episode 5 atleast a week or two before the disc version comes out!

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Comment #56 by Beardyboo
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 06:25:28 AM
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No "WWE" Superstars Pack? - Another few weeks then I guess

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Comment #57 by xCHICKEN DIXx
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 06:51:06 AM
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dont know why anyone would pay microsofts rip off prices for the games on demand when you can get them on ebay for way cheaper

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Comment #58 by Paul Zap
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 09:12:31 AM
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The Black Ops 2 season pass is so expensive... Can anyone tell me what's in it?

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Comment #59 by gambit444
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 09:31:09 AM
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to everyone asking about X-men. They have to destroy it by Dec. 3rd. it will prob be delisted from xbox at that time. everyone is trying to sell whatever they can (xmen, too human) as fast as they can.

once you download it you own it & it cant be taken away. it will be taken off xbl though. same thing like marvel: ultimate alliance DLC.

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