Xbox LIVE Arcade Texas Hold'em gets a release date!

According to the product listing page at, our favorite little Poker game has a release date of 8/23/2006!

Other tidbits:

Texas Hold 'em poker is the most realistic poker game around. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, enjoy the thrill of the perfect hand or the perfect bluff. Test your skills in ring games and tournaments, or fine-tune your skills playing the scenario you always wanted to be in...

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Asylumchild6520d ago

Now we get to see what gamers really do hustle gettin money from playin texas holdem or are they just fakes


specialguest6520d ago

i wonder if real money can be played with. in the US, there's a new bill that is about to be passed to restrict online gambling like online poker for example. the Gov. are just mad because they don't get a tax cut of those winnings.

Liverpool4ever6519d ago

superb news for poker fans. Hope it has achivements too. i guess it will be hard to get a royal straight flush, huh? but nice news indeed


Jet Set Radio And Two More Now Backward Compatible On Xbox One

Microsoft continues to roll out new backward compatible games on Xbox One. Today marks another three joining the service.

Headlining the bunch is Sega’s brightly colored subversive skate game, Jet Set Radio. Originally released on the Dreamcast, it got a new lease on life as an Xbox Live Arcade game.

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Yi-Long2937d ago

I would really like to see Mark of the Ninja getting added to the BC list, as well as the Project Gotham Racing games, Ninja Gaiden Black, Trials Evo, Dirt 2, and a few others...

Picnic2937d ago

Jet Set Radio Future on the original Xbox is better to me because it's faster, there's more platforming and it's not so incredibly hard. The Dreamcast game still has a great art style though.

gangsta_red2937d ago (Edited 2937d ago )

Xbox and Sega are playing with my emotions. Sonic All Star Racing Transformed?? But yet Sega would authorize...Sonic The Fighters...


Xbox Live Marketplace Update: Wednesday 9th September 2009

Console Monster writes: "The 9th September has arrived, along with the first downloadable content for the newly-released: The Beatles: Rock Band. Only one Arcade title releases today, after an error with Wallace and Gromit in Last Resort and there's some Game Add-ons for Texas Hold 'em and Buku Sudoku. Here is the full Xbox Live Marketplace update for Wednesday 9th September 2009:

Sonic & Knuckles
Price: 400 Microsoft Points (Free Trial available)
Size: 29 MB
The blue hedgehog and the red echidna were sworn adversaries in Sonic 3, but in this platform adventure, Knuckles realises that he's been just a pawn in the schemes of Dr. Eggman (AKA Dr. Robotnik). Knuckles, the former adversary now supports Sonic to chase the common enemy, and each must use their strengths in order to acquire the priceless Master Emerald and save Angel Island. This game requires the Xbox 360 hard drive or the 512MB Memory Unit for storage..."

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skwidd5366d ago

What about FIFA demo? When's that?

Ninji5366d ago

Oh wait, no. It's in Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection.

NMC20075366d ago

I don't have the UGC but I hear that in the UGC they didn't allow S&K connectivity with Sonic 1, 2 & 3, but here, you have full connectivity with all 3 games, so..... yeah.

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Saaking5366d ago

You're payments are due bots. Get to it.


PAX Hold 'em Tournament for a 360, Games, Zune and More

For those of you headed to PAX, here's a fun way to win some serious goodies:

Poker fans that are planning on attending PAX should register for the Xbox LIVE Indie Games Texas Hold 'em Tournament, taking place at booth #141 on Saturday at Noon. Everyone selected to participate in the contest will receive a Zune Digital Media Player. The Grand Prize winner will receive an Xbox 360, a Zune, and other swag like a t-shirt, soccer jersey and assorted Xbox 360 games.

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