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Microsoft has revealed this Fall’s new Xbox 360 bundles and, as expected, they feature some of last year’s most popular games.
The Xbox 360 Holiday Bundle features an Xbox 360 system with a 250GB hard drive and a wireless controller. The package also includes Fable III, Halo: Reach and a three-month subscription to Xbox Live Gold. The Xbox 360 Holiday Bundle will retail for $299.99.
Next up is the Xbox 360 Kinect Holiday Bundle. This box also includes an Xbox 360 system with a 250GB hard drive and a wireless controller. A three-month subscription to Xbox Live Gold is also included. The Kinect package includes a Kinect sensor and two Kinect-powered games: Kinect Adventures and Carnival Games: Monkey See Monkey Do. The Xbox 360 Kinect Holiday Bundle will retail for $399.99.
Both bundles will be available in stores starting today.
Put on your detective hat as we go searching for clues to this this week’s new releases.
The biggest new game of the week is Rockstar Games’ L.A. Noire. An ambitious story of murder and traffic violations in 1940s Los Angeles, L.A. Noire has been a long time in the making and has the makings of changing the way we look at games with its facial cues game mechanic.
To counteract the juggernaut that is L.A. Noire, two major PC games are also being released this week: CD Projekt’s RPG The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and the PC version of Peter Molyneux’s Fable III.
Check out the full list of the rest of this week’s new releases after the break. (more…)
Thanks to the never-ending hubris of Peter Molyneux, the Fable franchise has constantly fought for respect from gamers. Both Fable and Fable II were solid and enjoyable role-playing games, but the quality of the games was greatly overshadowed by pre-release hype – the kind of hype that makes for a game that can never live up to the expectations. This is likely why Fable III seemed to sneak in through the back door in 2010’s busy Q4 – to avoid the same kind of attention that doomed the first two games. Does this more muted release make much of a difference in the long run? Well… (more…)