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The Xbox Live Marketplace has checked its watch and observed the little hand is squarely on "Adventure." A lineup of Adventure Time avatar items is live on XBLM, including shirts with Jake, Finn, Lady Raincorn, Ice King and Marceline, along with extra items such as Marceline's Axe Bass, Finn's Toy...

October 12th 2012 at 1:15am 0 Comments
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Orbitron Revolution developer Firebase Industries today unveiled Arcadecraft, an upcoming arcade management sim for PC and Xbox Live (though the developer hasn't clarified if it's coming to Arcade or Indie Games). As the above trailer shows, finally we'll all be able to realize our universal life g...

August 30th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Your Avatar is dumb. There's no brain in there; no independent thought. Kinda like Beavis and Butt-Head, quite possibly the world's most idiotic duo.If you want your Avatar to reflect the lack of sentience hiding inside its digital skin, you may want to check out the recent Beavis and Butt-Head the...

February 25th 2012 at 2:45am 0 Comments
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On January 1, 2012, Microsoft will remove firearm props it deems unsuitable for Xbox Avatars. What does that entail? Your guess as good as ours, since our request for a comprehensive list is still working its way through the machine. What we do know is that Gears of War weapon props are out. "Xb...

December 30th 2011 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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An official post on the Epic Games forums states that the Lancer and Hammerbust items for Xbox Avatars will not be available starting January 1, 2012. Those who have purchased the items prior to the new year are in the clear and can keep them. The post notes that the removal of the Lancer and Ha...

December 23rd 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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From Dec. 2 to Dec. 16, sales of all Modern Warfare 3 avatars from the Xbox Marketplace will benefit real-world soldiers returning from war via Activision's Call of Duty Endowment. Proceeds from avatar sales will go directly to help veterans transition from service to civilian life through the En...

December 4th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Xbox, Microsoft is giving away an "Xbox Anniversary Prop" for Avatar use. The box o' fun is a cube filled with confetti and fireworks. The prop will be available in all Xbox Live regions until Saturday, so go ahead and grab it. Major Nelson also posted...

November 15th 2011 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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Master Chief isn't the best at planning ahead. Think about it: When have you not known the guy to land on a planet with just two guns and no secret pouch of ammo? The plan always seems to be some variation of "I'll find some grenades and a Wraith and I'll just figure something out." If you'd...

July 18th 2011 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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A leaked internal Microsoft video allegedly provides some hints as to what the company's Windows Gaming eXperience (WGX) team is attempting to do. The video, dug up by ZDnet, showcases what appears to be several concepts that could cross between Windows, Xbox and mobile platforms. The video is PC...

March 21st 2011 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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Admit it, you like your Xbox Live Avatar. It's like an action figure version of yourself. But what if you could have a real-life action figure of your Avatar? Wouldn't that be awesome? If you want to indulge your more narcissistic tendencies, Microsoft has some new options to "unleash" your Avat...

March 4th 2011 at 3:00am 0 Comments