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Get 'Em While They're Hot! - "Cyberball 2072," "Fatal Fury Special" and Limited Time Half Price Arcade Titles on Xbox LIVE Arcade

LONDON - 30TH August, 2007 - Score a touchdown this week or compete in the match of the millennium - "Cyberball 2072" and "Fatal Fury Special" are coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade® for Xbox 360! Both titles will be available for download on Wednesday 5th September, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. UK. Additionally, four Xbox LIVE Arcade favourites will be available for half their regular price this weekend. See below for details.

Rediscover the arcade classic game "Cyberball 2072" from Midway on Xbox LIVE® Arcade. Take control of your robotic team, and call the plays to move your team downfield for a touchdown. But watch out, the ball gets hot if you don't keep moving! Keep your eye on the ball to make sure it doesn't go critical before you can score.

The third title in the "Fatal Fury" fighting game series from SNK Playmore makes its way onto Xbox LIVE Arcade this Wednesday. Join Terry and Andy Bogard, Joe Higashi and 12 of the toughest titans in one of the biggest matches of the millennium. Set in Southtown, a fictitious American city, players must compete against the ruler of the underworld Wolfgang Krauzer. Who will win? You'll have to play to find out.

Limited Time Xbox LIVE Arcade Price Drop

Celebrate this weekend by downloading four Arcade favourites for half the price! For the 48 hour period beginning at 12:00 a.m. UK on Sunday 2nd September and continuing until 11: 59 p.m. UK on Monday 3rd September the following Xbox LIVE Arcade games will be available for half their usual price:

· "Small Arms" - 400 Microsoft Points (normally 800 Microsoft Points)

Easy to pick up but hard to put down, "Small Arms" is a frantic multiplayer action game with the feel of an arcade shooter.

· "Zuma Deluxe"- 400 Microsoft Points (normally 800 Microsoft Points)

Explore more than 20 realms in Adventure mode and put your skills to the test in this fast-paced puzzle game.

· "Gauntlet" - 200 Microsoft Points (normally 400 Microsoft Points)

The original dungeon crawler lets four adventurers explore and fight together as a warrior, valkyrie, wizard, and elf.

· "Dig Dug" - 200 Microsoft Points (normally 400 Microsoft Points)

Experience the fast-paced action of this quarter-cruncher from 1982 as you take control of Dig Dug himself and vanquish Pookas and Fygars.

*Multiplayer gameplay over Xbox Live requires an Xbox Live Gold Membership.

For more information, please contact:

Kate Szlendak / 0118 909 5334 / v-kaszle@microsoft.com

About Xbox 360

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About Xbox Live

Xbox Live is the first and only unified online entertainment network seamlessly integrated throughout the entire console experience, making it easy for people to find the friends, games and entertainment they want from the moment they power on their Xbox 360 system. Xbox Live connects millions of members across 24 countries to enjoy hundreds of multiplayer games, downloadable games via Xbox Live Arcade, free and premium playable game demos, music videos, and movie trailers, as well as new game levels, characters and vehicles for all their favorite retail games. More information can be found online at http://www.xbox.com/en-us/live.

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