Xbox Live News with Pipper – April 25, 2013

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Welcome ladies and gents for another boxing match with Microsoft in Xbox Live News with Pipper. These coming weeks show some promise for those wishing to redeem points with arcade purchases as PopCap discounts some titles again. The release of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon might warrant some attention. Go ahead and take a look below, but I’m going to guess you have seen a few of these sales before… (Looking at you Plants vs. Zombies!)

Deals of the Week

Name Discount Dates Price
Peggle Apr 23 – Apr 29 320 (60% off)
Plants vs. Zombies 600 (50% off)
From Dust 480 (60% off)
Catan 320 (60% off)
Peggle Nights 160 (60% off)
Quantum Conundrum 480 (60% off)
Rock of Ages 320 (60% off)
Carcasonne 400 (50% off)
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix 320 (60% off)
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD Apr 30 – May 6 600 (50% off)
Gotham City Impostors 600 (50% off)
NBA JAM: On Fire Edition 600 (50% off)
Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale 320 (60% off)
Scott Pilgrim Knives Chau Add-On Pack 80 (50% off)
The Simpsons Arcade Game 400 (50% off)
NFL Blitz 600 (50% off)
Castlevania Symphony of the Night 320 (60% off)
Pac Man CE DX 400 (50% off)
Joe Danger 2: The Movie 800 (33% off)
Zombie Driver 400 (50% off)
X-MEN 400 (50% off)

New Releases

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon will hit the XBLA market on May 1st, and those that haven’t already downloaded the add-on “The Redemption” for Assassin’s Creed 3 should probably do so.

Name Release Date Microsoft Points
Poker Night at the Inventory 2 24-Apr 800
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon 1-May TBD
(Games Add-Ons)
Assassin’s Creed 3 The Redemption 23-Apr 640
(Games on Demand)
Dark Sector 23-Apr
Dragon Ball Z for Kinect 23-Apr
Dead or Alive 5 30-Apr
Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad 30-Apr

I would be lying to you if I said, “No Kinect sales this time around.” From April 23rd to 29th, Kinect Central: Kinect Party – Full Unlock will be reduced in price to 320 MSP (60% Off). Kinect Central: Angry Birds Trilogy will also be discounted; however prices will vary by region from April 30th to May 6th.

Have a game that you would like to talk about? Or perhaps you would like to shout out a deal of your own? Jump down to the comments section below or give me a shout at my twitter @darkglenngames. Strive for excellence in all of your gaming adventures by remembering to “Play Hard or Don’t Play At All!”

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