Xbox 360 Limited Edition Kinect Star Wars Bundle

Xbox 360 gets the Star Wars treatment with the R2-D2 blue-and-white themed console (including white Kinect sensor), Kinect Star Wars game and a custom Xbox 360 Wireless Controller inspired by C-3PO. The Xbox 360 Limited Edition Kinect Star Wars Bundle will include:

  • Kinect Star Wars game
  • Custom R2-D2-themed Xbox 360 Console with custom sounds
  • White Kinect Sensor
  • Custom C-3PO-themed Xbox 360 Wireless Controller
  • 320 GB Hard Drive
  • Xbox 360 Wired Headset
  • Kinect Adventures game
  • Exclusive downloadable content

The bundle is available now for pre-order through participating retailers. Priced at $449.99 CDN.

Looks like it’s time for me to start saving for that new console upgrade.

Xbox Gets Michael Jackson Avatar Collection

The King of Pop may have left for the big concert in the Sky but his memory and music live on in Ubisoft’s ‘Michael Jackson The Experience for Kinect’ with the new Avatar Costume collection featuring many of MJ’s most memorable costumes.

Avatar items include:

  • Beat It Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
  • Billie Jean Live Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
  • Black or White Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
  • Leave Me Alone Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
  • Smooth Criminal Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
  • They Don’t Care About Us Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
  • Thriller Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
  • Thriller Girlfriend Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)*
  • Bubbles Avatar Prop (240 Microsoft Points)

*Thriller Girlfriend Outfit is only available for female Xbox LIVE Avatars.

Canadian Pre-order Bonuses

Future shop is rolling out the pre-order bonus wheelbarrow with a ton of great offers on all the hottest titles coming in the back half of 2011.

Pre-order bonuses include (images below):

  • Madden 12 (August 30 launch): The first 500 grid-iron fans who pre-order Madden 12 will receive the “All Speed Team” and “Heart and Hustle Team” free.
  • Driver: San Francisco (late August): Pre-order customers are rewarded with free Downloadable Content (DLC) to receive an in-game car: the Aston Martin DB5.
  • NHL 12 (September): The excitement returns to the ice in September and rewards pre-order customers with the Downloadable Content (DLC) of Goalie Boost, allowing players to ‘Be a Pro’ and earn EA SPORTS Hockey League goalie elite statuses.
  • Gears of War 3 (September 20): Launching in September, pre-order customers of any Gears of War 3 edition (Standard, Limited or Epic), receive a limited-edition Curb Stomp First Aid Kit, a metal tin kit exclusive to Future Shop, complete with branded bandages inside.
  • Rage (October 4): The first 600 customers who pre-order the Rage now will receive a free upgrade to the Anarchy Edition, which includes four exclusive in-game unlocks to add to the post-apocalyptic arsenal: Double-barreled Shotgun, Crimson Elite Armour, Fists of Rage and Rat Rod Buggy.
  • Elder Scrolls: Skyrim (November 11): All pre-order customer will be rewarded with a free premium bonus Skyrim map.
  • Assassins Creed Revelations (November 15): Pre-order the next chapter in Assassins Creed series and receive a bonus Ottoman Doctor character. Limited quantity of bonuses available: first 2,000 customers only.
  • Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (November 15): Pre-order bonus include Master Chief Avatar Armour and ‘Grunt Funeral’ skull.