Xbox Live News with Pipper – February 1, 2013

News Activision Deals Capcom Xbox 360 EA

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No monkey business this week! The Poid Pipper welcomes one and all back to another segment of Xbox Live News with Pipper. It seems Capcom fanatics will be able to save some money on Street Fighter X Tekken add-ons, but the remaining deals are either duds or repeats. So let’s do the dirty deed…

Deals of the Week

NameDiscount DatesPrice
Street Fighter X TekkenJan 29 to Feb 4
Megaman 9640 (20% OFF)
Megaman 10640 (20% OFF)
Street Fighter X Tekken Additional Character Pack1200 (25% OFF)
Street Fighter X Tekken SF/TK Swap Costume Complete Pack720 (50% OFF)
Street Fighter X Tekken SF/TK Alternate Costume Complete Pack1080 (25% OFF)
Street Fighter X Tekken Char Swap Costume Complete Pack240 (50% OFF)
Street Fighter X Tekken Char Alternate Costume Complete Pack360 (25% OFF)
HydrophobiaFeb 5 to Feb 11160 (67% OFF)
Hybrid400 (67% OFF)
Zeno Clash UE400 (50% OFF)
Earthworm Jim HD400 (50% OFF)
Alan Wake’s American Nightmare600 (50% OFF)
Orcs Must Die!600 (50% OFF)

New Releases

As always this section is highlighted amongst the rest as new games and add-ons tend to outshine the grumbles of cavemen barters. Skulls of the Shogun should not go unnoticed nor the latest addition to Black Ops 2!

NameRelease DateMicrosoft Points
(Games)
Skulls of the Shogun30-Jan1200
Special Forces Seal Team X6-Feb1200
(Games Add-Ons)
Call of Duty Black Ops 2: Revolution29-Jan1200
Guardians of Middle Earth: Radagast30-Jan400
Scott Pilgrim: Online Multiplayer + Wallace Pack6-Feb400
Guardians of Middle Earth: Gloin6-Feb160
(Games on Demand)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 229-Jan
Need for Speed Most Wanted29-Jan
Cabela’s Hunting Expeditions29-Jan
(Avatar)
Konsole Kingz29-Jan

Well, being not a total bust this time around EA’s Publisher Sale starts January 29th to February 5th. This sale will include titles and add-on as follows: Dragon Age Origins, Dragon Age 2, Battlefield 3, Kingdom of Amalur: Reckoning, and SSX. See your Xbox 360 dashboard for the entire listing.

In order to break that heart ache that you have received some many times by looking at the Xbox Live “DotW”, remember to go to your favorite gaming platform and “Play Hard or Don’t Play At All!”

Love video games enough to go to school for it!