Monday 17th - Wednesday 19th May 2010

Monday 17th – Wednesday 19th May 2010

Published On May 19, 2010 | By David Wriglesworth | News

As we head into the second half of May, the Summer releases are proudly showing through with some great titles releasing over the next few weeks. Nevertheless, that doesn’t necessarily mean the standards on the Xbox Live Marketplace are slipping with new content also becoming available on the service. Today’s new content includes new content in the Game Room, two new Xbox Live Arcade titles and downloadable content for Dragon Age: Origins. Here is the full Xbox Live Marketplace update for Monday 17th – Wednesday 19th May 2010:

Xbox Live Arcade
Full Game – METAL SLUG XX
Price: 1200 Microsoft Points
Size: 180 MB
Breaking onto the scene, it’s the first code name title since “Metal Slug X”! Joining the fight are the familiar four warriors Marco, Tarma, Eri and Fio, backed by two allies from “The King of Fighters”: Ralf and Clark. In addition to including a total of 7 multi-path stages, this ultimate 2D action shooting masterpiece includes elements like “Combat School” loaded with more than 70 missions. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Full Game – AQUA
Price: 800 Microsoft Points
Size: 378 MB
Get the full game now and try your guns in the epic campaign of explosive steampunk naval warfare! Follow the story of captain Benjamin Grey and his trusted fellow engineer Polly Edison in their struggle to save the Aqua world from a treacherous conspiracy, pulling the strings behind a massive conflict of two rivaling naval empires… Try out new ship types, weapons and upgrades and perfect your tactical skills with four different squad types. The full game also contains single-console multiplayer cooperative and competitive modes on six different maps. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Game Demos
SBK®X Demo
Price: Free (Gold Exclusive offer)
Size: 475 MB
It’s time to take things seriously. The best simulator on two wheels is finally available in demo mode! Download the SBK®X Superbike World Championship demo, and put your skills as a rider to the test! 3 fantastic game modes (Arcade, Simulation, Multiplayer) in Quick Race, putting you in the saddle of Max Biaggi’s Aprilia RSV4 1000 F, or on the WSS™ class world champion bike, Cal Crutchlow’s Yamaha YZF R6. Try out the spectacular Portuguese track, Portimao, in four different weather conditions. Prepare to make history!

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR ® 11 Demo
Price: Free (Gold Exclusive offer)
Size: 2 GB
Lead your team to glory with Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 11. Fight for honor, fight for country in the all-new Ryder Cup Challenge on the spectacular Twenty Ten Course at The Celtic Manor Resort, home to the 2010 Ryder Cup. Create your own team and take on others in 12 vs 12 online team play. Strategize and focus your game as you feel the intensity of the PGA TOUR season and explore the all new True Aim mode as you play from the perspective of a real-life pro.

Game Content
Game Room 004
Price: Free
Size: 73 MB
Blasting from the past, GamePack004 is here! With 5 Arcade games from Atari and Konami, 6 Atari 2600 games featuring Activision classics and 3 Intellivision games. Time to give those thumbs a work out!

Dragon Age: Origins: The Darkspawn Chronicles
Price: 400 Microsoft Points
Size: 345 MB
Play as the darkspawn! The city of Denerim, jewel of Ferelden, girds itself for war. As a hurlock vanguard, you alone hold the power to make thralls of your fellow darkspawn and drive them into the heat of battle. Heed the archdemon’s call–Denerim must burn! Includes: (1) A standalone adventure in which you command genlocks, hurlocks, shrieks, and even the mighty ogres. (2) A look at an alternate history: what if your character had died in the Joining ceremony, and the Wardens marched under Alistair’s command instead? To begin this dark new tale: From the main menu, select New Game, then select The Darkspawn Chronicles. REQUIRES LATEST TITLE UPDATE FOR DRAGON AGE: ORIGINS (installed automatically if you play while connected to Xbox LIVE). There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Split/Second Full Vehicle Unlock!
Price: 320 Microsoft Points
Size: 108 KB
Instantly unlock all Split/Second vehicles and get a full garage without needing to win any credits in season mode! Activate your downloadable content on the Press START screen. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Split/Second Master Unlock!
Price: 560 Microsoft Points
Size: 108 KB
Unlock all vehicles, game modes & tracks for the ultimate Split/Second experience! Instant access to all the explosive game content! Activate your downloadable content on the Press START screen. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Rock Band: Grateful Dead Pack 03
Price: 800 Microsoft Points
Size: 206 MB
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game track pack: Grateful Dead Pack 03. This pack includes “Beat It on Down the Line,” “Cumberland Blues,” “Scarlet Begonias,” “Throwing Stones,” “Touch of Grey” and “U.S. Blues”. PLEASE NOTE: Rock Band game disc is required to play song game tracks. This song game track pack includes six 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 (unless expressly noted). It is possible to download the same song twice. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Gamer Pictures & Themes
Call of Duty: Blacks Ops: Worldwide Premiere Theme
Price: Free (Gold Exclusive offer)
Size: 6 MB
Free Call of Duty: Black Ops Worldwide Premiere Theme. Download this theme.

Might & Magic Clash of Heroes: Five Heroes Picture Pack
Price: 80 Microsoft Points
Size: 172 KB
Download the new picture pack from Might & Magic Clash of Heroes. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

Game Videos & Trailers
Gears of War 3 Announce, Behind the Scenes (HD)
Price: Free
Size: 163 MB
Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson goes behind the scenes to talk to Cliff Bleszinski and Jimmy Fallon at the Gears 3 announcement on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” (Not Rated)

Call of Duty: Black Ops: UNCUT Reveal Trailer (HD)
Price: Free
Size: 68 MB
Watch the Call of Duty: Black Ops UNCUT Reveal Trailer now! Download this trailer. (Not Rated)

Dragon Age: Origins: The Darkspawn Chronicles – Trailer (HD)
Price: Free
Size: 50 MB
The city of Denerim, jewel of Ferelden, girds itself for war. As a hurlock vanguard, you alone hold the power to make thralls of your fellow darkspawn and drive them into the heat of battle. Heed the archdemon’s call–Denerim must burn! (Not Rated)

Alan Wake: Episode 5 – “Off the Record”
Price: Free
Size: 242 MB
Alan Wake – Bright Falls: Webisode 5 (Not Rated)

Alan Wake: Episode 6 – “Clearcut”
Price: Free
Size: 290 MB
Alan Wake – Bright Falls: Webisode 6 (Not Rated)

Blacklight: Tango Down – Teaser
Price: Free
Size: 49 MB
Experience the bleeding edge of advanced warfare. Check out the new teaser trailer for Blacklight: Tango Down! Participate in the “NetWar”: a hyper realistic battlefield that lets you fight tomorrow’s conflicts with or against your friends in the gritty BLACKLIGHT universe. Customize your character and weaponry among thousands of combinations to become the soldier you always wanted to be. Prepare for battle on Xbox LIVE Arcade! (Not Rated)

Medal of Honor: Leave a Message Trailer (HD)
Price: Free
Size: 70 MB
“Leave a Message” leaves a lasting impression on everyone who sets eyes on it, as it prepares players for an Army Ranger experience that only Medal of Honor can deliver. View trailers, screenshots, concept art and more that Medal of Honor has to offer through “Tier 1 Central” exclusively at www.MedalofHonor.com. (Not Rated)

Zeno Clash Ultimate Edition Character Gallery & Awareness System Trailer (HD)
Price: Free
Size: 33 MB
Throughout your adventure, you’ll have the opportunity to unlock characters in your character gallery. A new awareness system helps you remain alert to approaching enemies. In the land of Zenozoik, the city of Halstedom is ruled by a powerful clan, one which Ghat has betrayed by killing Father-Mother, the clan’s leader. As Ghat, you’ll fight your way through your former brothers and sisters, crazed individualists, and worse in order to escape in this unique first-person puncher. The bare-knuckled brawl to reach the truth has just begun. (Not Rated)

UFC Undisputed 2010: Velasquez Video Trailer (HD)
Price: Free
Size: 70 MB
Download this trailer. (Not Rated)

UFC Undisputed 2010: Penn Video Trailer (HD)
Price: Free
Size: 75 XP
Download this trailer. (Not Rated)

AQUA – Trailer (HD)
Price: Free
Size: 154 MB
Download this trailer. (Not Rated)

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.