Xbox Live News with Pipper – June 2, 2012

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Ahhh, finally feels like summer here in the American Midwest. The Poid Pipper likes spending his summer inside the air conditioning playing video games and drinking iced tea – better be sweetened! As the beginning of June has already crash landed, people are expecting some hot deals. Let’s see what the deals for the week are on Xbox Live News with Pipper, so go grab your monocle.

Deals Of The Week

From the looks of it, PopCap Games is pushing deals out like crazy for their Xbox Live titles. If you haven’t had the chance to pick up Plants vs. Zombies or Zuma, now would be the perfect opportunity. SEGA Bass Fishing appeared out of nowhere but is a crazy fun-filled game ported from the Dreamcast.

Name Discount Dates Price
PopCap May 29 – June 4
Plants vs. Zombies 600 (50% off)
Peggle 400 (50% off)
Peggle Nights 200 (50% off)
Zuma 200 (50% off)
Bejeweled 3 600 (50% off)
Heavy Weapon 400 (50% off)
Astropop 400 (50% off)
Feeding Frenzy 2 400 (50% off)
Bejeweled Blitz Live 200 (50% off)
Feeding Frenzy 200 (50% off)
Grab Bag June 5 – 11
Sega Bass Fishing 400 (50% off)
Borderlands New Revolution 400 (50% off)
Borderlands Secret Armory Unsensored 400 (50% off)
Borderlands The Underdome 400 (50% off)
Borderlands Zombie Island 400 (50% off)
Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare Collection 800 (50% off)
Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare Collection – Japan Only 1050 (50% off)
Boulder Dash-XL 400 (50% off)

New Releases

Looks like SEGA is busting out there vintage game collections.
Here are the new releases from May 29th to June 6th.

Name Release Date Microsoft Points
Mad Riders 30-May 800
Sega Vintage: Streets of Rage 30-May 800
Sega Vintage: Golden Axe 30-May 800
Bang Bang Racing 6-June 800
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown 6-June 1200
(Game Add-Ons)
Batman Arkham City Harley Quinn’s Revenge 29-May 800
Mass Effect 3 Rebellion 29-May FREE
Military Collection Update 29-May
Assassin’s Creed 3 29-May
Trendy Trousers 29-May
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown 6-June

Not too shabby of deals. I think we could do better in the coming weeks with more relevant downloadable content, but the SEGA vintage collections going on sale this week makes for a neat addition. In addition, SEGA Bass Fishing is a superb game that even The Poid Pipper enjoyed thoroughly.

Thanks everyone for tuning in again for another chapter of Xbox Live News with Pipper. Don’t forget to check your underwear, and “Play Hard or Don’t Play At All!”

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