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Thursday
Apr142011

Daily News - 13th April 2011

Wii Price Cut In America

The Wii's been selling at $199 in the states for a good year and a half now, but it's heavily expected that the price is going to drop at some point in the next few weeks by $50. To put that into a relevent number, that's £30 over here in the UK. As of right now, one of the new black Wiis from Game will set you back

 £168.99, so shave £30 off that and what you have is something £60 cheaper than a new 3DS. Hmm, interesting...

 

 

You already knew what a Wii looked like...Xbox Live April Update Is Particularly Interesting



As well as the latest game price-cuts and new virtual releases, this month's list of Xbox Live updates is particularly eye-catching because of the Gears Of War 3 Beta!

 

 

 

Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta

Bulletstorm Preview - Monday, April 18, 2011
Gears of War 3 Beta - Monday, April 25, 2011
Beta concludes - Sunday, May 15, 2011

Sales & Specials

April 15
Limbo - 600 MS Points ($7.50)
Castle Crashers - 600 MS Points ($7.50)
Shadow Complex - 600 MS Points ($7.50)
Trials HD - 600 MS Points ($7.50)
Monday Night Combat - 600 MS Points ($7.50)

April 12 - April 18
Halo: Reach Noble Map Pack - 400 MS Points ($5)
Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack - 200 MS Points ($2.50)
Halo 3 Mythic II Map Pack - 400 MS Points ($5)
Halo: Reach Emile SPARTAN 239 Armor (male and female) - 200 MS Points ($2.50)
Halo: Reach UNSC Marine Armor (male and female) - 200 MS Points ($2.50)
Gears of War 2 All Fronts Collection - 400 MS Points ($5)
Gears of War 2 Locust Drone Armor (male and female) - 160 MS Points ($2.50)
Gears of War 3 Ticker Pet - 160 MS Points ($2)
Forza 3 Community Choice Classics Pack - 200 MS Points ($2.50)
Forza 3 Sidewinder Proving Grounds - 200 MS Points ($2.50)
Forza 3 Hot Holidays Car Pack - 200 MS Points ($2.50)
Crackdown 2 Premium Toy Box Pack- 280 MS Points ($3.50)
Crackdown 2 Premium Deluge Pack - 280 MS Points ($3.50)
Alan Wake: The Writer - 280 MS Points ($3.50)
Fable 3 Warrior Helmet (male and female) - 120 MS Points ($1.50)
Toy Soldiers - 800 MS Points ($10)
Perfect Dark - 400 MS Points ($5)
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers - 400 MS Points ($5)
Trials HD: Big Thrills - 200 MS Points ($2.50)
South Park: Let's Go Tower Defense Play! - 400 MS Points ($5)
Braid - 400 MS Points ($5)
Splosion Man - 400 MS Points ($5)
Snoopy Flying Ace - 400 MS Points ($5)
Uno Rush - 400 MS Points ($5)
Duke Nukem 3D - 400 MS Points ($5)
Duke Nukem Manhattan Project - 400 MS Points ($5)

Xbox Live Arcade

Might and Magic Clash of Heroes - 1200 MS Points ($15) - April 13
Section 8 Prejudice - 1200 MS Points ($15) - April 20
Fancy Pants - 800 MS Points ($10) - April 20

Deal of the Week

April 12 - April 18
Marvel vs Capcom 2 - 600 MS Points ($7.50)
Mega Man 10 - 400 MS Points ($5)
Final Fight Double Impact - 400 MS Points ($5)
Bionic Commando Rearmed - 400 MS Points ($5)
Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix - 600 MS Points ($7.50)

April 19 - April 25
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved Toned Body DLC - 160 MS Points ($2)
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved Bollywood DLC - 200 MS Points ($2.50)
3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures 2 - 400 MS Points ($5)
Peggle - 400 MS Points ($5)
Peggle Nights - 400 MS Points ($5)
Plants vs. Zombies - 800 MS Points ($10)
ilomilo - 400 MS Points ($5)
Avatar Egg Hunt - 80 MS Points ($1)
Avatar Bunny Outfit - 120 MS Points ($1.50)
Monkey Prop - 120 MS Points ($1.50)

Games on Demand

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing ($29.99) - April 12
Toy Story 3: The Video Game ($29.99) - April 12
Raven Squad ($19.99) - April 12
Fallout: New Vegas (price TBA) - April 19
Mafia 2 (price TBA) - April 19
Lost Planet 2 (price TBA) - April 19

Xbox Avatar Marketplace

South Park - April 19
Mortal Kombat - April 19

Asura's Wrath May Be Greatest "Absolutely Mental Game" Since Bayonetta

At the same event as the new version of Dead Rising 2 (I mentioned in yesterday's news update) Capcom also revealed a new games called "Asura's Wrath". Basically it seems like a cross between Devil May Cry, God Of War and Bayonetta. The part we've been shown so far involves a character (presumably Asura) who grows a few extra arms before fighting a finger the size of a small continent. Yep. Greatest game ever.

Give me this now!

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