New and coming soon to XBLM: $5 RISK, BioShock 2 and Borderlands DLC deals, more

Major Nelson has posted highlights from the Xbox Live Marketplace content schedule for the rest of the month and into November, with some notable releases and deals to look out for. Jump past the break for the lowdown on DLC deals, discounted XBLA games and more.

Also, seriously, buy Super Meat Boy ASAP.

Xbox Live Arcade

  • October 20: Super Meat Boy, 800 Microsoft Points (after November 21 the price will be 1200 MSP)
  • October 20: Costume Quest, 1200 MSP
  • October 27: Pinball FX 2, free game download (tables purchased individually with free import from original Pinball FX)
Deals of the Week and Limited Sales

October 19-25: Borderlands
  • Secret Armory, 400 MSP (50 percent off)
  • Zombie Island, 400 MSP (50 percent off)
  • The Underdome, 400 MSP (50 percent off)
Week of October 25: BioShock 2
  • Rapture Metro, 400 MSP (50 percent off)
  • Sinclair Solutions Tester Pack , 240 MSP (40 percent off)
  • Protector Trials, 240 MSP (40 percent off)
  • Big Sister Outfit , 240 MSP (25 percent off)
  • Watchface Big Daddy Doll , 160 MSP (33 percent off)
Week of November 1
  • Snoopy Flying Ace, 400 MSP (50 percent off)
  • Risk: Factions, 400 MSP (50 percent off)
  • Blade Kitten, 600 MSP (50 percent off)
  • Pug Dog Avatar Marketplace Pets, 160 MSP (33 percent off)
  • Black Cat Avatar Marketplace Pets, 160 MSP (33 percent off)
Games On Demand

October 19:
  • Borderlands
  • F.E.A.R. 2 Project Origin
  • Virtua Fighter 5
  • Cabela's Alaskan Adventures
October 26:
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction
  • The BIGS 2
  • Cabela's Big Game Hunter
  • LOST: Via Domus
Avatar Marketplace
  • October 21: Iconic job costumes for Halloween
  • October 21: DJ Hero
  • October 25: Star Wars The Force Unleashed
  • October 25: Red Dead Redemption
Game Add-Ons

October 25:
  • Red Dead Redemption: "Undead Nightmare Pack," 800 MSP
October 27:
  • Hydro Thunder Hurricane: "Tempest Pack," 400 MSP

Major also reminds us that the Xbox Live Family Plan is available beginning November 1. And also, don't forget that spending 2400 MSP ($30) this month will net you an 800 point ($10) refund.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.