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Monkey Island 2 and Blacklight: Tango Down Now Available

This week’s Xbox Live Arcade titles are “Monkey Island 2” and “Blacklight: Tango Down”. Log into your Xbox Live account to download the titles as of today.

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Left 4 Dead 2 Ships to Retail

Valve latest zombie slaughter fest “Left 4 Dead 2” has shipped to retail outlets. The game is available on the PC and for the Xbox 360.

PC owners can purchase the game immediately through Valve’s digital distribution service STEAM for $49.99USD. The Xbox 360 version retails for $59.99USD.

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Shadow Complex Hits XBLA Today

Summer of Arcade 2009 comes to a close this week with the release of Chair’s “Shadow Complex” for the Xbox 360. The 2D/3D side scrolling Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) will set you back 1,200 MS Points.

The game serves as an homage to classic games such as “Super Metroid” and “Castlevania: Symphony of the Night”. Players will take part in a rescue mission and uncover power-ups that will assist you on your journey.

A review of the game will be posted on the site shortly.

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Who are you going to call… Ghostbusters?

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Obviously, the biggest title hitting store shelves this week is Atari’sGhostbusters: The Video Game“, which will be available on all major platforms. As you probably already know, this game is a sequel of sorts in which gamers get to play through moments from the first two movies.

I’m personally going to pickup the Xbox 360 version, but I’m also interested in seeing what the motion controls on the Wii have to offer. We’ve all dreamt of using on of those photon beam.

The game will be available on the PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PC and DS and will start appearing in stores on June 16.

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A New Xbox in 2010?

Rumors have started appearing on the Internet that Microsoft will be launching a new iteration of its Xbox console in the Fall of 2010. From what I’ve seen thus far, the console would be dubbed “Xbox Natal” and would be more or less the Xbox 360 in a new form factor with the Natal camera system packaged with it.

The new Natal console would be slightly more powerful than the current Xbox 360. Nintendo kind of pulled a similar move with the Wii, which is basically a repackaged GameCube with motion control.

It will be interesting to see how Microsoft will respond to this. Keep in mind that the original Xbox was replaced by the 360 four years into its life span.

Personally, I think if this were to happen, it will be what the PS2 Slim was to the original PlayStation 2. The same console in a smaller casing.

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Peggle on iPhone OS Available for $0.99

The iPhone OS version PopCap Games‘ highly addictive “Peggle” is available for $0.99 through the iTunes App Store. The catch is that you have until midnight on June 14 to make the purchase. Be warned though, you might have a hard time doing anything else but play Peggle on your iPhone/iPod Touch.

All Your Entertainment in One… Xbox

On June 1, 2009, Microsoft announced several entertainment focused add-ons to its Xbox Live Service during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California. Following the keynote, one thing seemed clear, the Redmond Software giant is poised to push its Xbox 360 platform as the media-centric device for your living room. “Our goal has been […]

Zune Marketplace Post on Decabled.com

Visit Decabled.com to view a post of mine that was published pertaining to the recent Xbox Live Entertainment announcements. Click here to go directly to the article.

E3 2009

E3 kicks off in a few days. I’m interested in seeing what will be brought to the table. Surely there will be alot to talk about in the next few days.

Fallout 3: The Pitt Now Available

This one’s for those looking for some extra “Fallout 3” playtime. The Xbox only downloadable content, “The Pitt” is available for purchase through the Xbox Live Marketplace for 800 Microsoft points and weighs in at 492MB . Below is a blurb taken from the XBLA Marketplace: “Pittsburgh was once the industrial center of the pre-war […]

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