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TheMan661, otherwise known as simply Frank, is offering up 1600 Microsoft Points to a lucky commenter with his Show Me The Money Points Contest. All you have to do is post a comment with either email address in the appropriate (mandatory) field, or if you'd rather have him message you over Xbox Live...

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Those dying to download Marl Oukoku no Ningyou Hime (and who isn't?) from the Japanese PlayStation Network will now find another payment option nestled in the aisles of the nearest convenience store. IGN reports that PlayStation Network Tickets will soon be procurable from convenience stores and pos...

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With the upgrade of the Xbox 360 hard drive comes an upgrade to the retail marketplace card as well. Not content having a 1600-point-per-card cap, Microsoft has created a card worth 4000 points now available online at Circuit City. The card will retail for $49.99 -- since 4000 MS points converts to ...

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Update: This poll is now closed. Check out the latest Fancast for our discussion of the results. You can view the final results after the break. So, putting together a little tax info this morning, I decided to check out how much money I'd spent on Xbox 360 related things. $299 for a Core System (I...

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EA could learn a thing or two from Frontier Works. The publisher of Aquazone released its Japanese aquarium sim with only 480 unlockable Achievement Points. To get the rest, players need to hit Xbox Live Marketplace and start paying. Recently, an additional 400 points were made available through the...

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It really is quite unnerving how rapidly a game like Assault Heroes can expose a terrifying desire, possibly even an instinct, amongst every single gamer alive. Perhaps it's just common sense, but when something moves, we absolutely have to kill it. Whether it's a tank, an alien, a robot or just a p...

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Another new franchise is arriving on Xbox Live Arcade this week, one that notably boasts robots, explosions, and in certain circumstances, exploding robots. Developed by Naked Sky Entertainment, RoboBlitz sees you guiding a charming little contraption through all manner of gear-grating, cog-crunchin...

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The guys at Xboxic obtained this promising message from Xbox Customer Support: Thanks for contacting XBOX Customer Support, Luminous Live is known to have some issues regarding unsatisfactory in it's download. Please wait until Monday to see wether we have any updates regarding this issue. Do not ...

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Our heavily connected blog cousin Engadget is celebrating their relaunch by giving away five "vertically integrated portable media players" -- aka Zunes -- courteously provided by Microsoft for hype purposes. All you have to do is leave a comment on this thread naming your favorite song (and the ar...

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Reader DCFC Fan likes "sticking it to the man" so much, he paid for his 360 by earning 85,000 Dave & Buster's tickets -- thereby earning the respect of fanboys everywhere. It turns out he also has a few shopping tips that don't involve skee ball: Xbox Live Gold subscription cards for 12+1 months...

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Mike from K1lla's Xbox Domain noticed that Gamestop/EB is selling pre-paid 1600 MS Point cards for the unheard of price $24.99 (Amazon and Best Buy still list them at $19.99). Is Gamestop ripping people off on their own, or is Microsoft testing a new exchange rate?...

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Been duped into forking over 200 "Microsoft Points" for some fancy horse armor, only to have your waning, embarrassingly poor math skills catch up with your error after the fact? "2.50? 2.50?! I coulda bought a bunch of gamertag pictures for that!" You're right dear reader, although we'd question t...

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Big Steve Hunter from the UK (GamerTag: bigsteveouk) created this handy 6 currency MS Points converter just in case you forget you're spending real Yen on the latest over-priced content. [Thanks Mike]...

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Reader Drew shares a worrisome tale about  unauthorized MS points on his passport account following the XBL down time—when it was impossible to purchase points: Just before Live came back up today, I got an email thanking me for my purchase of 500 MS Points on the Live Marketplace. The fu...

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