XBLA DLC Roundup: December 19th, 2012

By Rebecca Smith, 4 years ago
This week sees DLC releases for four XBLA games. Two of the games add extra achievements to their list and one of the games has region exclusive DLC. Here is this week’s list:

Full House Poker - more details here (Check your region for availability)
• "Full House Poker: Texas Heat, Winter 2012 Season" - FREE (this has achievements)

Guardians of Middle-earth
• "Great Goblin - Playable Guardian" - 160 MSP
Great Goblin’s Bio:
An exceptionally powerful leader, the Great Goblin rules over the denizens of Goblin-town, located deep within the Misty Mountains under High Pass. His rule came to an abrupt end when he was slain by Gandalf with the infamous Elven sword, Glamdring. As a protector of the Goblins, he’s tenacious in battle, quick in wit, and powerful by nature.

Great Goblin’s Gameplay Abilities:
Dizzying Smash: Area attack that deals damage and lowers resistances
Ramming Oppression: Target area attack with damage
Ancestral Will: Restore health and become immune to damage for a brief time
Goblin Insult: Leap attack with knock-up, damage and taunt

Great Goblin’s Class:
• Defender
• "Thorin Oakenshield - Playable Guardian " - 160 MSP
Thorin’s Bio:
After being driven to exile with the rest of the surviving Dwarves of Erebor, Thorin, son of Thráin, leads the Company of Dwarves who are determined to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from the dragon Smaug. He became the King in Exile of Durin’s Folk after Thráin died, but Thorin proved himself battleworthy when he first led a Dwarven army into Azanulibizar, beneath the East-gate of Moria. He would later take up a tree branch in battle to defend himself, earning the moniker “Oakenshield”.

Thorin’s Gameplay Abilities:
Wrath: Increase movement and attack speeds
Revenge: Melee attack causing ability and true damage, can deal a critical hit
Oakenshield: Creates a shield and reduces enemy attack speed
Heart of the Mountain: Increases critical hit chance

Thorin’s Class:
• Warrior

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition - more details here
• "Minecraft Festive Skin Pack " - 80 MSP
Here's a fab mini pack of 24 skins to customize your Minecraft character with, and get you in the mood for the holidays
Free trial: http://marketplace.xbox.com/Product/Minecraft-Festive-Skin-P...

19/12/12 Festive Pack 1

19/12/12 Festive Pack 2

19/12/12 Festive Pack 3

Trials Evolution - more details here
• "Riders of Doom" - 400 MSP (this has achievements)
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.