Deal of the Week: June 14th, 2010

By zigs00, 8 years ago
The previously-announced deals for this week sees a price drop on all five of last year's amazing Summer of Arcade XBLA games - ahead of the inevitable impending announcement of this year's promotion. All of the following deals are exclusive to Xbox Live Gold members and are all at least a massive 50% off!

First up, the legendary 2D fighter Marvel vs. Capcom 2, down from its original 1,200 to 560 MSP. gives the following description of the game:
Fans asked, and Capcom listened! One of the most popular fighting games of all time arrives on Xbox LIVE® Arcade. MARVEL™ VS. CAPCOM® 2 brings legendary characters from throughout Marvel and Capcom history to duke it out in an insane tag-team fighting experience. From Ryu to Wolverine, pit your favorite heroes in dream match-ups thanks to an unprecedented 56-character roster. With all new online play, take the fight across the globe and decide who really has the best "dream team." Widescreen support, enhanced HD graphics, and a robust leaderboard makes one of the best fighting games even better!
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Chair's impressive and acclaimed Shadow Complex is also down from 1,200 to 560 MSP this week. gives the following description of the game:
Powered by the industry-leading Unreal Engine 3, Shadow Complex™ is the height of old-school side-scrolling design combined with modern, cutting-edge gameplay. In Shadow Complex, gameplay is centered on exploration and fast-paced combat as you gather game-altering power-ups and an arsenal of futuristic weapons to overcome obstacles, thwart legions of enemies, and delve into a mysterious open game world. The original single-player adventure is set in a compelling universe based upon the best-selling novel, Empire, by Orson Scott Card.
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Twisted Pixel's platformer Splosion Man drops 50% from 800 to 400 MSP this week. Don't forget, there's DLC coming for it soon! (Buy Comic Jumper, Get FREE 'Splosion Man DLC) gives the following description of the game:
Fools they were, to tread where knowledge should stay forbidden. For what emerged was not a man—it was Splosion Man™. "And all who saw him were 'sploded, for he was the fire and they were but meat." Able to 'splode himself at will, Splosion Man launches his way through levels, an uncontainable force. From Twisted Pixel Games, developer of the award-winning The Maw, comes a single- or co-op multiplayer experience that 'splodes like no other.
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Turtle-tastic TMNT: Turtles In Time Re-Shelled also drops 50% from 800 to 400 MSP this week. gives the following description of the game:
Everyone's favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ game is back with a brand new look in Turtles in Time Re-Shelled for Xbox LIVE® Arcade. The arcade classic has been revamped with all new 3-D graphics, but with the same classic beat-'em-up gameplay. Take on the Foot and bosses alone or in a team of four. Cowabunga, dudes!
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And finally, the winner of the XBLA Award for Best Game Trials HD is down from 1200 to 560 MSP this week. gives the following description of the game:
Trials HD is a full-featured, physics-based motorcycle racing game with over 50 mind-boggling tracks in two unique game modes. Race Mode emphasizes balance, skill, and control as you tackle indoor obstacle tracks. Skill Mode features extreme stunt tracks in which explosions, crashes, and injuries cannot be avoided. A level editor enables players to create, share and download an unlimited number of free tracks. The game features stunning full HD graphics, rider customization, unlockable bikes, global rankings, all new in-game friend scores, and many other fun features. Can you handle the bruises and broken bones—and take part in a truly unique racing experience?
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Oh Microsoft, you do spoil us! If for some crazy reason, none of the above tickle your fancy, don't forget that there is a Blowout Sale on XBLA games starting on Wednesday that everyone's favourite boob fondler dropK1CK ninJA wrote about here: E3 Crazy XBLA Deals [LAST DAY]