NEWS - Tuesday, November 15, 2005


Xbox Live: Open For Business

November 15, 2005 - Finally Microsoft has made public the complete inventory of Xbox Live Marketplace content available at launch on November 22. Thankfully, there is a ton of free content available like music videos and game trailers, as well as interactive demos for FIFA Soccer 06, Road to the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Kameo: Elements of Power, Peter Jackson’s King Kong, NBA Live 06 and Need for Speed Most Wanted. It doesn’t take a genius to see that Microsoft is offering all this wonderful content so you buy their stuff, but it’s really a win-win situation for the consumer so you can try a lot of these games before you buy. As for pay content, Microsoft is using a Microsoft Point system as currency. At retailers or via the Xbox Live Dashboard, you can purchase 1,600 Microsoft Points for $19.99 to use toward the purchase of gamer pictures, themes and game downloads on Xbox Live Arcade. So the question remains. What exactly does 1,600 points get you? Well, Midway’s arcade classic Gauntlet cost 400 points, or roughly five bucks. Also priced at 400 points are Bejeweled 2, Geometry Wars Retro Evolved, Joust, Robotron 2084 and Smash Tv, among others. We’ve got the complete list of all available items, straight from Microsoft. Without further ado... Amped 3 (2K Sports) Game Trailer (free) 10 Gamer Pictures (20 points each) 1 Theme (150 points) Call of Duty 2 (Activision Inc.) Game Trailer (free) 7 Gamer Pictures (20 points each) 2 Gamer Picture Bundles (40 - 80 points each) 1 Theme (150 points) Condemned: Criminal Origins (SEGA Corp) Game Trailer (free) 10 Gamer Pictures (20 points each) 1 Theme (150 points) FIFA Soccer 06 Road to 2006 FIFA World Cup (Electronic Arts Inc.) Game Trailer (free) EA Sports Trailer (free) Game Demo (free) FIFA Team Logo Gamer Pictures (60 points each) FIFA Team Logo Themes (150 points each) GUN (Activision) Game Trailer (free) 5 Gamer Pictures (20 points each) 1 Gamer Picture Bundle (80 points) 1 Theme (150 points) Kameo: Elements of Power (Microsoft Game Studios and Rare Ltd.) Winter Warrior Pack (200 points) Game Trailer (free) Game Demo (free) 4 Gamer Pictures (20 points each) 2 Gamer Picture 5-pack Bundles (80 points each) 7 Themes (150 points each) Madden NFL 06 (Electronic Arts) Game Trailer (free) EA Sports Trailer (free) NFL Logo Gamer Pictures (60 points each) Collection of All NFL Logo Gamer Pictures (500 points) NFL Logo Themes (150 points each) NBA 2K6 (2K Sports) Game Trailer (free) NBA LIVE 06 (Electronic Arts) EA Sports Trailer (free) Game Demo (free) Need for Speed Most Wanted (Electronic Arts) Game Trailer (free) Game Demo (free) NHL 2K6 (2K Sports) Game Trailer (free) Perfect Dark Zero (Microsoft Game Studios and Rare Ltd) Game Trailer (free) Peter Jackson’s King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (Ubisoft) Game Demo (free) Game Trailer (free) Project Gotham Racing 3 (Microsoft Game Studios and Bizarre Creations Ltd.) Game Trailer (free) Quake 4 (Activision, id Software Inc. and Raven Software Corp.) Game Trailer (free) 7 Gamer Pictures (20 points each) 1 Theme (150 points) Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 (Electronic Arts) EA Sports Trailer (free) Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland (Activision) Game Trailer (free) 10 Gamer Pictures (20 points) 1 Gamer Picture Bundle (80 points) 1 Theme (150 points) Plus: High Definition Music Video "Show Me How to Live" from Audioslave’s Live in Cuba DVD Music Video "Do You Want To" from Franz Ferdinand’s new album, You Could Have It So Much Better "Aeon Flux" HD movie trailer from Paramount "Pulse" HD movie trailer from Magnolia Pictures Penny Arcade Gamer Pictures and Themes Red vs. Blue Videos High Definition Movie Trailers and Music Videos Game Trailers for upcoming games Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 games that will be available on November 22 include: Bankshot Billiards 2 (1200 points) - pixelStorm, Inc. Bejeweled 2 (800 points) - Popcap Games Gauntlet (400 points) - Midway Home Entertainment Geometry Wars Retro Evolved (400 points) - Bizzare Creations Hardwood Backgammon (400 points) - Silver Creek Entertainment Hardwood Hearts (400 points) - Silver Creek Entertainment Hardwood Spades (400 points) - Silver Creek Entertainment Hexic HD (full version included free with Xbox 360 System) - Microsoft Game Studios Joust (400 points) - Midway Home Entertainment Mutant Storm Reloaded (800 points) - PomPom Games Outpost Kaloki (800 points) - Wahoo Studios Robotron 2084 (400 points) - Midway Home Entertainment Smash TV (400 points) - Midway Home Entertainment Wik: Fable of Souls (800 points) - Reflexive Entertainment Zuma (800 points) - Popcap Games In addition, each Xbox Live Arcade game on Xbox 360 offers a fully playable trial version, enabling gamers to experience their favorite arcade games in high-definition before deciding to purchase.
Source: www.ign.com

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