New Avatar Clothes Available On NXE

31 12 2008

That’s right folks…time to drag out your favorite dolls and play dress up again…umm…yeah, about that… Anyways, Microsoft has released some new clothes for you to try out on your Avatar. Here are the names of the clothes that were released. Enjoy!

Pixel Art Hoodie
Rave Baseball Cap
Dark Purple Jeans
Green Skinny Fit Jeans
Pink Sweat Bands

Green Chunky Ring
Red Chunky Ring
Yellow Fingerless Gloves
Blue Fingerless Gloves
Chunky Beaded Bracelet
Day-glo Zebra Print Pumps
Rave Baseball Cap

Achievements Unveiled – The Wheelman

29 12 2008

There are 50 achievements with a total of 1000 points.
  Venga Venga! 20
Complete the Mission – Frantic.
  Salute from Stavo 20
Complete the Mission – Finding Family.
  Respect from Radu 20
Complete the Mission – Letting Off Steam.
  Praise from Paulo 20
Complete the Mission – Stand and Deliver.
  The Target Revealed 20
Complete the Mission – Recover the Documents.
  The Best of the Best 20
Complete the Mission – Defeat Felipe.
  Stavo’s Swansong 30
Defeat Stavo, the boss of the Chulos Canallas.
  The Spanish Job 20
Complete the Mission – Getting the Job Done.
  A Real Wheelman 50
Complete the Mission – Get Gallo.
  Leap of Faith 5
Perform an Airjack successfully.
  Finish Him! 5
Perform a Finishing Move on an enemy vehicle.
  Riding on Rims 5
Shoot out the tyre of an enemy vehicle.
  Ready, Aim, Fire! 5
Kill an enemy vehicle using the Aimed Shot.
  Spin Spin Shooter 5
Kill an enemy vehicle using the Cyclone.
  Speedy and Angry 5
Achieve ANY rank on ONE Street Showdown side mission.
  Furious and Fast 10
Achieve ANY rank on FIVE Street Showdown side missions.
  Barcelona Drift 20
Achieve ANY rank on ALL Street Showdown side missions.
  Taxi 5
Achieve ANY rank on ONE Taxi side mission.
  Krazy Taxi 10
Achieve ANY rank on FIVE Taxi side missions.
  The Knowledge 20
Achieve ANY rank on ALL Taxi side missions.
  Making a Mess 5
Achieve ANY rank on ONE Rampage side mission.
  Disturbing the Peace 10
Achieve ANY rank on FIVE Rampage side missions.
  Anti Social Behaviour Order 20
Achieve ANY rank on ALL Rampage side missions.
  Road Warrior 5
Achieve ANY rank on ONE Contracts side mission.
  Road Rage 10
Achieve ANY rank on FIVE Contracts side missions.
  Road Rash 20
Get any Rank on ALL Contracts side missions.
  Delivery Boy 5
Achieve ANY rank on ONE Hot Potato side mission.
  The Courier 10
Achieve ANY rank on FIVE Hot Potato side missions.
  Man In Brown 20
Achieve ANY rank on ALL Hot Potato side missions.
  Made to Order 5
Achieve ANY rank on ONE Made to Order side mission.
  Gone In One Minute 10
Achieve ANY rank on FIVE Made to Order side missions.
  Gone In 59 Seconds 20
Achieve ANY rank on ALL Made to Order side missions.
  Run, Milo, Run 5
Achieve ANY rank on ONE Fugitive side mission.
  Getaway in Barcelona 10
Achieve ANY rank on FIVE Fugitive side missions.
  Can’t Catch Me! 20
Achieve ANY rank on ALL Fugitive side missions.
  Diesel Powered! 50
Complete ALL side missions with an “A” rank or better.
  I Live For this Stuff! 100
Complete ALL side missions with an “S” rank.
  Jump in My Car 10
Perform a cinematic stunt jump.
  Dukes of Barcelona 25
Perform TWENTY FIVE cinematic stunt jumps.
  White Men Can Jump 50
Perform ALL FIFTY cinematic stunt jumps.
  Art Critic 10
Destroy ONE cat statue.
  Cat Hater 25
Destroy FIFTY cat statues.
  Wreaking Havok! 50
Destroy ONE HUNDRED cat statues.
  Radu’s Requiem 30
Defeat Radu, the boss of the Romanians.
  Paulo’s Peace 30
Defeat Paulo, the boss of the Los Lantos.
  Is It A Bird? 25
Use the Airjack FIFTY times.
  Sharpshooter 25
Destroy three vehicles during a single Cyclone or Aimed Shot move.
  Mission Improbable 25
Complete a Fugitive side mission on a motorcycle.
  Mission From God 25
Survive a five star police response for 5 minutes.
  Accidental Tourist 30
Visit every district in Barcelona.

Achievements Unveiled – Halo Wars

27 12 2008

There are 50 achievements with a total of 1000 points.
  Adjudicate the Arbiter 30
Complete the Campaign on Heroic Difficulty
  Detour the Great Journey 50
Complete the Campaign on Legendary Difficulty
  Momma’s Boy 5
Get a Gold Medal on any mission
  Crushed Colors 10
Improve your Score in any Campaign Mission
  Mr. Punctual 15
Finish all missions under Par Time on Heroic difficulty
  Own Worst Enemy 20
Get a Gold Medal with all Debuff Skulls Active
  Wall of Recognition 30
Get a Gold Medal on every Campaign Mission
  Epic Grinder 40
Obtain a Lifetime Campaign Score over 1,000,000
  Everything’s Better with Bacon 5
Mission 1: Ram 50 Grunts with Warthogs
  Endless Fun 5
Mission 2: Destroy every Methane Tank
  Covenant “Hot Drop” 5
Mission 3: Kill at least 5 Covenant Units with the Bridge
  The Real Winner 5
Mission 4: Save Adam
  He’s Got The Jack 5
Mission 5: Jack 6 Covenant Vehicles
  Rhino Hugger 5
Mission 6: Successfully protect every Rhino
  Micro Manager 5
Mission 7: Do not destroy any Power Node
  Ramblin’ Man 5
Mission 8: Use Elephants to train 100 Infantry
  Sweet Naptime 5
Mission 9: Put every Colony in Hibernation Mode at the same time
  The Procrastinator 5
Mission 10: Disrupt all Tractor Beams
  Battened Down the Hatches 5
Mission 11: Save all the Airlocks
  Handy with Tools 5
Mission 12: Repair the Power Core in less than 4 minutes
  Beaming with Pride 5
Mission 13: Destroy 25 units with the Scarab
  Didn’t Get To Second Base 5
Mission 14: Don’t claim an extra base
  Thinkin’ about My Doorbell 5
Mission 15: Open the Doors in order
  Backscratcher 10
Complete any Campaign Mission in Co-op Mode
Complete entire Campaign in Co-op Mode
  Playin’ the Field 15
Win a Skirmish Game with every Leader
  Gallivant around the Galaxy 25
Win a game on every Skirmish Map
  Empire Builder 5
Win a game in every Skirmish Game Mode
  Titan 15
Get 20,000 points in any Skirmish Game
  Big Al’s Scooter 10
Win a Heroic Skirmish Game against the AI in under 10 minutes
  My Virtual Friends Love Me 10
Win a 3v3 Skirmish game with 2 AI Allies
  Walk-Off Winner 30
Use one of the 6 Major Leader Powers to destroy an enemy’s last unit
  2 Bugs are Better Than 1 10
Win a Skirmish Game with Dual Scarabs
  Penny Pincher 10
Get a winning High Score with 10 or less Squads against the Heroic AI
  N00b n0 M0r3 10
Win a Matchmade Skirmish Game on Xbox LIVE
  So Lonely at the Top 20
Win and have the Highest Score in a Matchmade Skirmish Game on Xbox LIVE
  Basically Naive 10
Obtain the Recruit Rank on Xbox LIVE
  Officer on Deck 30
Obtain the Lieutenant Rank on Xbox LIVE
  Running the Show 50
Obtain the General Rank on Xbox LIVE
  Alas, Poor Andrew Thomas 5
Collect your first Skull
  Graverobber 30
Collect all Skulls
  Halo Academic 15
Unlock 20 Timeline Events
  Halo Historian 40
Unlock All Timeline Events
  Ready for the Sequel 75
100% Completion
  24 Hours of Quality 20
Play Halo Wars for at least 24 Total Hours
Secret Achievements
  Secret Achievement 10
Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.
  Secret Achievement 40
Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.
  Secret Achievement 50
Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.
  Secret Achievement 70
Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.
  Secret Achievement 70
Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.

Get A Free XBLA Game When You Sign Up For 12 Months Online (Only)

24 12 2008

Free Gift with Gold Membership

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Sign up online for 12 months of Xbox LIVE Gold today and enjoy a free gift on us! Get ready for a full year of Netflix** streaming movies, video chatting, and playing with friends and family online for some good old fashioned fun. Join today and receive an Arcade game or content download as a free gift from Xbox LIVE!

How it Works

  • Sign up online for a 12 month Xbox LIVE Gold membership* through your Xbox 360 console or
  • Choose your free gift by downloading the gamerpic that matches the gift you want.
  • Get online and have a great time!

Downloading your Free Gift
After signing up for Xbox LIVE Gold, you’ll receive a code for a free download of the gift you selected. The code will be sent to the e-mail address associated with your account about after the promotion ends. Please make sure your email address is accurate and up-to-date!

Already got your code? You can enter the code here on and queue the gift up for download to your console the next time you connect to Xbox LIVE.

Marketplace on the Web.

Available Free Gifts
Choose one of the following Arcade hits or content downloads as your free gift:

Hexic 2: Spin trios of hexes to create groups of matching colors in this puzzle favorite.

Hardwood Spades: Play the classic party card game with friends over Xbox LIVE.

Poker Smash: Make vertical and horizontal matches by forming poker hands in this puzzle game.

N+: Become a daring ninja with unique, physics-based controls, and stylish animated graphics.

EVERY EXTEND EXTRA EXTREME: Unique, fun gameplay mixes with hip and cool original music.

Crackdown Getting Busy Bonus Pack: New vehicles, weapons, game modes, equipment, and achievements.

Halo 3 Legendary Map Pack: Grab these three new maps for the ultimate multiplayer experience.


*Offer good for new Gold members who sign up for an online 12-Month Xbox LIVE Gold memberships between 12/23/08 and 1/5/09 through or the Xbox 360 Console. Limit one free gift per account, cannot be combined with any other offer. New memberships activated using pre-paid retail codes are not eligible.

** Netflix unlimited subscription required to watch Netflix movies. The free gift associated with the first promotional gamerpic that is downloaded will be awarded.

A Very Merry Christmas – Gears Of War Style!

23 12 2008

I’m sure most of you have seen this video going around…it’s quite, um…unique…disturbing…and funny all at the same time.   Be warned…this is not for the feint of heart!

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Rock Band DLC: Week of December 30th, 2008

23 12 2008

Here’s your list of songs that will kick of the day before New Years!  Enjoy!

  • “Space Truckin” – Deep Purple (160 / $2)
  • “Funk #49” – James Gang (160 / $2)
  • “Hymn 43” – Jethro Tull (160 / $2)
  • “Take Back the City” – Snow Patrol (160 / $2)