Monday 28th - Thursday 31st December 2009

Monday 28th – Thursday 31st December 2009

Published On December 31, 2009 | By David Wriglesworth | News

The New Year is only a matter of hours away and the Xbox Live Marketplace has brought up a few more treats. Gears of War has made the transition to the Games on Demand service, Borderlands receives some new downloadable content and new Rock Band tracks consist of today’s update. For the last time in 2009, here is the full Xbox Live Marketplace update for Monday 28th – Thursday 31st December 2009:

Games on Demand
Gears of War
Price: £19.99
Size: 6 GB
This game supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Chinese. Download the manual for this game by locating the game on http://marketplace.xbox.com and selecting “See Game Manual”. A Nightmare from Below. A Hero from Within. The planet lies in ruin – cities crumbling, Man’s greatest works fallen. Humanity is cornered, nowhere to run. The Locust Horde has risen, and they won’t stop coming. They won’t stop killing. The Coalition is desperate for soldiers. The sick, the wounded, the imprisoned are all that remain. An inmate named Marcus Fenix, once left to die, is now charged with keeping humanity alive. He can take comfort in but one fact: The human race isn’t extinct. Yet. Features – “Take cover and return fire!” with the intuitive one – button cover system to blind fire, evade, flank, and ultimately destroy the nightmarish Locust Horde. – Lead your ragtag squad as Marcus Fenix, or recruit a friend to play squadmate Dominic Santiago and complete the full cinematic campaign cooperatively – online or off. – Dominate online in Human vs. Locust squad – based multiplayer. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Game Content
Borderlands: The Underdome
Price: 800 Microsoft Points
Size: 512 MB
Mad Moxxi’s Underdome Riot is an add-on pack for Borderlands that includes a new cooperative arena game mode and a stash to store your gear. Are you god’s gift to gun fights? Think you’re the best? Wanna prove it? Then help us celebrate the grand opening of Marcus Bank (a subsidiary of Marcus Corp) by killing hundreds and hundreds of people in Mad Moxxi’s Underdome Riot, the only competitive arena around where your next of kin can be assured that you’re coming back famous . . . or not at all. (All proceeds are kept by us). There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Rock Band: Going Country Pack 02
Price: 880 Microsoft Points
Size: 232 MB
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game track pack: Going Country Pack 02. This pack includes “Cry Lonely” by Cross Canadian Ragweed, “Good Time” by Alan Jackson, “She’s Country” by Jason Aldean, “I Told You So” by Keith Urban, “This One’s For the Girls” by Martina McBride, “Any Man of Mine” by Shania Twain, and “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers. PLEASE NOTE: Rock Band game disc is required to play song game tracks. This song game track pack includes 7 song game tracks at a discounted rate over individual purchases. Many Rock Band songs are available as both a multipack and as a single game track. These songs are exactly the same. It is possible to download the same song twice. For song credits, visit RockBand.com. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Rock Band: “Good Time”
Price: 160 Microsoft Points
Size: 42 MB

Rock Band: “Cry Lonely”
Price: 160 Microsoft Points
Size: 36 MB

Rock Band: “She’s Country”
Price: 160 Microsoft Points
Size: 28 MB

Rock Band: “I Told You So”
Price: 160 Microsoft Points
Size: 37 MB

Rock Band: “The Gambler”
Price: 160 Microsoft Points
Size: 25 MB

Rock Band: “This One’s For The Girls”
Price: 160 Microsoft Points
Size: 33 MB

Rock Band: “Any Man Of Mine”
Price: 160 Microsoft Points
Size: 32 MB

About The Author

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.