Xbox Live October Offerings

Fall has officially fallen, and this October,
Xbox LIVE kicks up the leaves with thrilling deals on Xbox LIVE Arcade
titles, heart-racing Games on Demand titles and even the perfect outfit
to dress up your Avatar. Experience life beyond the velvet rope with
Luis Lopez and Tony Prince this month with “Grand Theft Auto: The
Ballad of Gay Tony” (Rockstar Games), the all-new groundbreaking second
episode that is a part of “Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty
City” (Rockstar Games). Be sure to check out exclusive multiplayer
events for “Grand Theft Auto” (Rockstar Games) to awaken your
competitive gaming spirits.

Games on Demand to keep the heart pumping

This month, feel the heady rush of adrenaline with a mind-blowing Games on Demand lineup.

October 6: “Call of Duty 3” (Activision): Follow the Allies on
the Normandy Breakout campaign, and watch as they push inland to
liberate Paris and take the first step on the path to Berlin. In “Call
of Duty 3”, you assume the role of one of the four ordinary Allied
soldiers (American, British, Canadian or Polish) and join your troops
as you march into an authentic, living battlefield for unprecedented
combat. Battle it out online with up to 24 players in either single or
split-screen play. Run and gun or commandeer multiple-occupancy
vehicles including tanks, motorcycles and jeeps.

“Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2” (Ubisoft): Now is your chance to
return to Sin City where you can help rescue Vegas from an escalating
terrorist siege that forces you into heart-pounding action from
beginning to end.

October 13: “Grand Theft Auto IV” (Rockstar Games): Set in the
largest, most richly detailed interactive environment created, “Grand
Theft Auto IV” tells the story of Niko Bellic and his journey through
modern-day Liberty City. Searching for a mysterious figure who wronged
him in the past, Niko becomes embroiled in a world of violence and
corruption as he struggles to cope with his cousin’s mounting debt and
the seedy underbelly of Liberty City. The epic story carries on with a
new protagonist, story, weapons, music and vehicles in the much
anticipated October 29 release of “Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay
Tony”. Liberty City gets an overdose of guns, glitz and grime and you
can get in on the explosive Multiplayer Unlocked event coming at the
end of October.

October 20: “Midnight Club Los Angeles” (Rockstar Games): Race
at breakneck speeds through the streets of Modern-day L.A. Drive the
hottest real-world turners, muscle cars, luxury cars, exotics and
superbikes on the streets today, all recreated in stunning detail. For
heart pounding street racing with no track, no load times and no rules:
Welcome to the Midnight Club.

“Army of Two” (Electronic Arts): When one man is not enough,
it will take an army of two to fight through war, political turmoil and
a conspiracy so vast it threatens the entire world. Get ready for the
imminent release of the first blockbuster of 2010, “Army of Two: The
40th Day”, by playing through the first game in the series. Players who
keep a saved game from the original on their hard drive will gain
access to two unique weapons, designed by fans for fans of the

“Sonic Unleashed” (SEGA): Join Sonic in his quest to save the world
from Dr. Eggman. On a pursuit for domination, Dr. Eggman unleashes a
slumbering beast from the center of the world. This causes a
devastating tremor that splinters the world and triggers a mysterious
transformation in Sonic. The world divided, and Sonic altered with new
abilities and powers, the stage is set for a climactic battle.

October 27: “Dead Space” (Electronic Arts): Set in the cold
blackness of deep space, the award-winning “Dead Space” delivers the
ultimate in psychological thrills and gruesome actions. The atmosphere
in “Dead Space” is soaked with a feeling of tension, dread and sheer
terror. Players step into the role of engineer Isaac Clarke, an
ordinary man on a seemingly routine mission to fix the communications
system aboard a mining ship. However, it’s not long before Isaac awakes
to a living nightmare filled with vicious genetic mutations inside a
dead, claustrophobic silence. Trapped and cut off, you must help Isaac
engage in a desperate fight for survival.

“DiRT” (Codemasters): “DiRT” blends death-defying off-road
action, precision control and tricked-out intensity of street racing
into a visually stunning motorsports masterpiece. Choose from a wealth
of officially licensed cars and real-world locations, as you careen
through gravel, dirt and mud, doing whatever it takes to bring the
trophy home.

These are a Few of Our Favorite Things

Ahhh… fall and all its glory. The crisp air, the change of
seasons, the comfort food. If you’re like us, what gets us really
excited is FOOTBALL! Now, take your NFL rivalry to Xbox LIVE and sport
your favorite team’s jersey with “Madden NFL” gear (EA SPORTS). Just in
time for all the Sunday, Monday and Thursday night NFL action, starting
October 8 you can keep your Avatar in the red zone. Round out October
with Prep School gear, and University favorites. Huzzah!

Already have your Halloween costume picked out? Don’t leave
your Avatar out in the dust! Dress them up in one of our fun, tricked
out styles, whether you’re feeling witchy, spooky or like a pretty,
pretty princess. Starting October 15, hit up the Hershey’s costume shop
for some sweet costume treats.

Another great thing about fall? Winter is right around the corner! Gear
your Avatar up with Skullcandy. Starting October 1, you can take your
pick from signature varieties of Skullcandy headphones and styles that
will rock your unique Winter Avatar style. You girls out there will
also be able to express your gaming attitude with GamerchiX styles
starting October 22.

Vampires, Princes, Games and More… All at a Discounted Price

Quality downloadable games at value prices are an easy find with a
fun-filled Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week lineup. With an assortment of
Arcade titles offered at a bargain price, you’ll find the perfect
downloadable treat. October 5th venture to ancient Persia and heal the
world from the evil corruption in “Prince of Persia Epilogue”
(Ubisoft). October 12th, break out the popcorn as “HASBRO FAMILY GAME
NIGHT” (Electronic Arts) is a bundle of family fun with cut backs on
prices for each beloved favorite (BATTLESHIP, CONNECT 4, SCRABBLE,
YAHTZEE, BOGGLE and SORRY! Sliders). “Resident Evil 5 Versus Mode”
(Capcom) offers more bio hazardous challenges for less on October 19th,
and play three exciting casino-style games set in the world of Albion
at half-off with “Fable II Pub Games” (Microsoft Game Studios) on
October 26th. Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week continuously delivers more fun
for less, and is available exclusively for Xbox LIVE Gold Members.


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