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Xbox Live Update for the week of July 3, 2013

Sections: Competitions, Pro-Gaming, Updates, Xbox-Live

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xbox_live_weekly_update_image13Telltale Games The Walking Dead was one of 2012’s critical and commercial darlings. At long last, Telltale returns to that universe in Episode 1 DLC 400 Days. Starting out in a Georgia truck stop, you will follow the stories of five survivors, all of which are intertwined. The Walking Dead game was all about tough choices, and the ones you made in Episode 1 will have an impact here. Choices in this DLC will impact Season 2. So choose.. wisely. It’s 400 Microsoft Points ($5) to try and survive 400 Days.

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Capsized is a survival shooter pitting you against a horde of vicious aliens.  Your ship lands on their planet and you will need to keep your wits and trigger finger ready to defend yourself. Among the tools of your trade are a jetpack, grappling hook and a host of futuristic toys. This title combines first-person shooter and platforming elements. The Xbox Live version has three exclusive levels, online multiplayer and online co-op. This offering from developer Alientrap is 800 MP.

Shooter Scourge: Outbreak places players in the well-worn combat boots of Echo Squad, an elite group of mercenaries. Their mission is to end the reign of the Nogari Corporation, makers of the mysterious Ambrosia fuel.  The game features online co-op for four players and versus multiplayer for up to eight. It’s 800 Microsoft Points.

Now a message from our good friends at 343 Industries. Do you consider yourself gifted at Halo 4? It’s time to put your plasma rifle to the test in the Halo 4 Global Championship. Some $500,000 is up for grabs, with a grand prize of $200,000.

There’s a live competition at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany from August 21-25. Competition over Xbox Live begins July 15. Players need to register by visiting the Halo Global Championship site. For a shot at the finals, players have to participate in at least 20 events per week. Then the players with the top four average scores will qualify for the finals. Even if you don’t place in the top four, you will be eligible for other special prizes.

The best players win a trip to the finals in Seattle, Washington Aug. 31 – Sept. 1 for fabulous cash prizes. Ready to throw down with the best Halo 4 players in the world? You need a weapon.

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