Xbox Marketplace Update - 1st May 2008

Xbox Marketplace Update – 1st May 2008

Published On May 1, 2008 | By Console Monster | News

Plenty of new items for you loving gamers to download today, especially if you’re a Michael Jackson fan.

Theme

Title: MLB 2K8
Content: MLB 2K8 Jose Reyes Theme
Price: 150 Microsoft Points
Availability: Canada, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, United States
Dash Text: Customize your Xbox 360 interface with an exclusive Major League Baseball 2K8 Theme featuring Jose Reyes. Download now! There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Trailer

Title: PROTOTYPE™
Content: PROTOTYPE – Trailer (HD)
Price: Free
Availability: France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
Dash Text: Escape into the role of a powerful shape-shifter. Choose to unravel a conspiracy with brutal force or cunning deception – master an enormous library of powers and morphing options. Discover what lies beyond the edge of evolution. (Not Rated)

In Game Content

Title: Conflict: Denied Ops
Content: Conflict:DO – Eagle Pack
Price: 800 Microsoft Points
Availability: Not available in Germany and Japan
Dash Text: [ESRB: M (Mature) BLOOD,DRUG REFERENCE,STRONG LANGUAGE,VIOLENCE] Take your multiplayer experience to a new level. Download five all-new multiplayer maps for unrivalled Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Conquest action. Fight your way up through the catacombs of the Lost City; take cover amongst the burnt-out wrecks in Tank Yard; administer ‘last rites’ to your opponents in Sanctuary; battle for control of the wooden walkways in the Killing Zone; and clear the decks from the crow’s nest with your sniper rifle in Adrift. All maps are compatible with both online multiplayer and offline splitscreen multiplayer modes. Note that there is a Title Update that you should run before downloading this Pack. Launch the game while connected to Xbox LIVE! and follow the directions to update. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Video

Title: Michael Jackson

Content: Michael Jackson – Bad (SD)
Price: 200 Microsoft Points
Availability: Ireland, United Kingdom
Size: 50.40 MB
Dash Text: The full music video for “Bad” is an 18-minute-long short film written by novelist and screenwriter Richard Price, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Michael Jackson. Michael plays bad boy Daryl who returns from private school to a derelict neighbourhood and meets up with all his ‘Bad’ friends once again. It shows Michael trying to return to his roots in gang culture, but shows he has changed. It includes great dance scenes with Michael and a gang of punks. (Not Rated) There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Content: Michael Jackson – Billie Jean (SD)
Price: 200 Microsoft Points
Availability: Ireland, United Kingdom
Size: 56.70 MB
Dash Text: The video for Billie Jean changed the music industry – people wanted to watch Michael Jackson perform as well as listen to this record. The success of the Thriller album was due in no small part to the impact of this video, and the live performance in which Jackson dons a black fedora, a sparkly black jacket and a single white sequin glove while performing his most famous dance step – the moonwalk. (Not Rated) There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Content: Michael Jackson – Thriller (SD)
Price: 200 Microsoft Points
Availability: Ireland, United Kingdom
Size: 158.37 MB
Dash Text: Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” is a 14-minute music video directed by John Landis. It was the most expensive video of its time, costing US$800,000, and the Guinness World Records in 2006 list it as the “most successful music video”, selling over 1 million units. “Thriller” was less a conventional video and more a full-fledged short film; a horror film spoof featuring choreographed zombies performing with Michael. It was first shown on the newly launched Channel 4 in December 1983 in the U.K. (Not Rated) There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Content: Michael Jackson – Beat it (SD)
Price: 200 Microsoft Points
Availability: Ireland, United Kingdom
Size: 57.54 MB
Dash Text: This video was inspired by West Side Story, and was choreographed by Michael Peters. The video crew used actual gang members for some of the scenes for visual authenticity. It shows a ‘rumble’ at a warehouse with Jackson in his iconic red leather multi zippered jacket dancing solo. This was one of the first videos where the cast were ‘Breakdancing’. (Not Rated) There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Content: Michael Jackson – Black or White (SD)
Price: 200 Microsoft Points
Availability: Ireland, United Kingdom
Size: 127.07 MB
Dash Text: Directed by John Landis, the same director as Thriller. It stars Macauley Culkin of ‘Home Alone’ fame rebelling against his parents by playing the guitar so loud – it shatters the glass in the house and sends his father on a journey to Africa. (Not Rated) There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

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