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MS: DotW, GoD announced for July/August

Microsoft has published its Deals of the Week and Games on Demand schedule for July 20 – August 2, which includes a mark-down on DLC for Borderlands.

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XBLM headlines

  • Dante's Inferno: Avatar items hit XBL Marketplace

    Dante’s Inferno Avatar items landed on XBL Marketplace this week, as a companion to the Trials of St. Lucia DLC that hit as well.

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  • Japan to get Live Video Marketplace

    Xbox Live Video Marketplace is to launch in Japan, Famitsu reports, thanks to increased recent sales of Xbox 360. That’s reward for you. No date’s been given for the launch of the service in the country, aside from 2009. Thanks, Kotaku.

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  • XBLM generates $180 million in past year

    Xbox Live Marketplace has generated $180 million in revenue in the past 12 months, according to this Gama piece. “Right now we have over 12 million users in over 26 countries, with $240 million in transactions revenue so far, with $180 million in the last 12 months alone,” said Microsoft’s IEB manager Kevin Salcedo. Salcedo […]

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  • Call of Duty: World at War movie on XBLM next week

    Microsoft just sent word that the first movie of Call of Duty: World at War on June 21-22. There’s no other detail at all in the note, other than the game’s set in the Pacific theatre of WWII, as we now all know.

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  • Greenberg: Live Marketplace is Wal-Mart, PSN is Quickie Mart

    Microsoft’s current rent-a-quote, Xbox director of product management Aaron Greenberg, has confirmed that there are now more than 17,000 pieces of content on the Xbox Live Marketplace in the US, and has claimed the figure means the service is as Wal-Mart is to a local Quickie Mart when compared to PlayStation Network. “We’re at 17,000: […]

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  • UK Marketplace gets Michael Jackson videos

    Phew. We were wondering when these were going to turn up. According to the Major, the British Marketplace has now been updated with five – count them: five – Michael Jackson videos. For 200 MS Points each. For a mere 1,000 Points, you could be rocking out to Bad, Black and White, Thriller, Billie Jean […]

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  • Hollywood producer to make Xbox Live-exclusive videos

    According to this, Hollywood producer Peter Safran is to make shows for exclusive distribution via Xbox Live. Safran said that he expected the shows to be around ten minutes long, to be scripted as opposed to reality TV, and to focus on genre that appealed to 14-34 year-old males, such as comedy and horror. Americans […]

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  • Magic: The Gathering coming to XBLA

    There’ll be geek frenzy about this. Wizards of the Coast has confirmed that it’s to release two Magic: The Gathering games on XBLA. The two games will apparently supplement the already-running Magic: The Gathering Online, whch boasts over 350,000 active accounts. In case you don’t know, Magic: The Gathering is a collectible card strategy game. […]

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  • Paramount signs to Xbox LIVE Marketplace Video Store in the UK

    This actually broke on Friday, but someone hopped the embargo. Paramount’s adding new films to XBLM in the UK, including the following, which will be available this “spring”: Transformers (available in SD and HD) Goodbye Bafana (available in SD and HD) Intersection (available in SD) Primal Fear (available in SD) Clear and Present Danger (available […]

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  • Conker: Live and Reloaded and Jade Empire for Live?

    According to this, screens for Conker: Live and Relaoded and Bioware’s Jade Empire, both Xbox titles playable on Xbox 360, have appeared on the Microsoft FTP press server in the US, indicating they’re likely condidates for download via Live Marketplace. As with other Xbox titles, these are likely to cost 1200 Microsoft points, assuming they […]

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  • Big TV additions move onto US XBLM

    According to this, HD episodes of Lost are now available on XBLM in America, as part of the CES-announced deal with ABC and MGM. MGM movies are being added later this month – including the full Rocky series – and other ABC TV series, such as Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives are being made available […]

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