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#1 Posted on 19.4.11 1927.12
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Rock Band Network DLC (Monday)
- Jukebox the Ghost – Half Crazy
- Kink Ador – Animal

Gold Member Deals of the Week (Tuesday)
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved Toned Body DLC (160 pts)
- Your Shape: Fitness Evolved Bollywood DLC (200 pts)
- 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures 2 (400 pts)
- Peggle (400 pts)
- Peggle Nights (400 pts)
- Plants vs. Zombies (800 pts)
- ilomilo (400 pts)
- Avatar Egg Hunt (80 pts)
- Avatar Bunny Outfit (120 pts)
- Avatar Monkey Prop (120 pts)

Retail (Tuesday)
- Triple Pack: Xbox Live Arcade Compilation (Trials HD/Limbo/'Splosion Man)
- Portal 2
- Mortal Kombat

Games on Demand (Tuesday)
- Fallout: New Vegas
- Mafia 2
- Lost Planet 2

Rock Band 3 DLC (Tuesday; * has optional Pro Guitar for an extra $1)
- Anberlin – Breaking
- Mastodon – Blood and Thunder *
- Ohio Players – Fire
- Ohio Players – Love Rollercoaster *
- Relient K – Must Have Done Something Right
- Tommy Tutone –- 867-5309/Jenny *

DJ Hero 2 DLC (Tuesday)
- Benny Benassi - House Music (Remix by FSG)
- Deadmau5 - Sofi Needs a Ladder (Remix by FSG)
- Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP - We No Speak Americano (Remix by FSG)

Dance Central DLC (Tuesday; 240 pts each)
- Tone Loc – Wild Thing
- Dem Franchize Boyz – Lean wit It, Rock wit It
- Justice – D.A.N.C.E.

Week-Long Sega Sale (Tuesday)
- 50% off select Sega games, including Crazy Taxi, Sonic 4: Episode 1 and Outrun Online Arcade

Avatar Marketplace (Tuesday)
- South Park stuff and Mortal Kombat stuff

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow DLC (unknown day; unknown price)
- Reverie

XBLA (Wednesday)
- Section 8 Prejudice (1,200 pts)
- Fancy Pants (800 pts)
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#2 Posted on 21.4.11 1051.14
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I'm still on the fence about buying Mortal Kombat. Saw it get a good score on IGN and the fatality videos I have seen look gruesomely amazing. I did hear that there are some frustrations about how cheap the single player mode can be with some bosses, and because that is primarily where I would spend my time, I am conflicted. I will probably play online though, so that could help push me over the top on buying it.

I also heard that Portal 2 is amazing, but I feel that I would be very frustrated with the game.
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#3 Posted on 21.4.11 1110.42
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Mortal Kombat is what it is. Of course the bosses are cheap as hell. (1% more health than Goro? Time for a 60% damage unbreakable combo) But it's not really different than any other version of the game, is it? It's tons of fun, and all the art and gameplay changes just feel right. It's definately worth picking up if you're a fan of the series.

Though I would say that the PS3 version is the one to get if you're only interested in the Arcade mode and you have both systems. The online is sort of bleh on PS3 because Playstation's online service is bleh, but Kratos is actually a pretty cool character to play around with.
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#4 Posted on 22.4.11 1552.48
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I did end up buying it for Xbox because as much as I would have enjoyed playing as Kratos, my PS3 online service is so bleh as you put it that the lag probably would have killed it. I did one run as Raiden playing the 10 match arcade mode on Easy and enjoyed it. It did take a few times to beat Goro and it took many times to beat Shao Khan, but I finally got my cheapness on and just threw the lightning and then went with the jump kick. I would then teleport if he got too close, and then rinse repeat.

I am happy with the purchase so far, and I got a few friends who are happy that I bought it so they can play it as well.
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