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by Jim McLaughlin 1
  • xbox 360
  • xbox live arcade
Yeah, That's Right - "Friendly" is Out, "Snuggly" is In

Xbox Live Summer Deals Are Co-Op Snuggly

In case you were looking for a way to fill up your entire XBox 360 hard drive with downloadable co-op content, Xbox Live Marketplace's summer deals have you covered. Mission packs for older games? Check. New Arcade releases? Check. There's only one caveat - some of these will expire soon, so don't twiddle your thumbsticks. twiddle your thumbsticks, but only after you've browsed the below list.

by Marc Allie 8
  • xbox 360
  • couch
  • online

Avatar Awards Ambling Your Way In Left for Dead 2

Love 'em or hate 'em, Avatars are here to stay.  If you have to pick a very Nintendo-like animated persona, you may as well customize it, making it your very own.  Avatar Awards are one of the cooler ways to do this; earning certain achievements unlocks clothes and accessories for your 'toon self.  'Splosion Man did it first, and it looks like Left 4 Dead 2 is the next game to feature Avatar Awards.

by Nick Puleo 5
  • xbox 360

Guitar Hero 5 will support Xbox Live Avatars

Could this be one of the first really interesting use of Xbox Live's avatar system?  Activision has announced that Guitar Hero 5 will allows rockers to import their avatar into the game.  Co-Op just got a whole lot more personal as your mini-me will shred virtual metal next to the rest of your friends and their avatars.

by Nick Puleo 1
  • xbox 360

Avatars Flip it on You in the World of Reals

When avatars were announced for the Xbox 360 Dashboard update last year, many hardcore gamers groaned.  Yet, over a year later those same folks have meticulously crafted an avatar that's a mirror image of themselves.  With the upcoming dashboard update our avatars will be even more customizable with objects and set pieces for our avatar to interact with.

by Jim McLaughlin 25
  • xbox 360

Co-Optimus Users Avatar Rogues Gallery

  In celebration of the New Xbox Experience, game blogger site Joystiq has posted a gallery of 34 Avatars of the Rich and Famous, of which our own Nick Puleo is #20! Congratulations, Nick, on your fame and fortune! After the "Read More" link, I've posted the avatars of our staff as they currently appear on Xbox Live, as...

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