On Xbox Live: Rhythm Party (Song List incl) & Double Fine Happy Action Theater

You can now play the following new games for Xbox Live Arcade and get other Xbox Live Marketplace downloadable content for Xbox 360. Here’s an overview of what Microsoft announced worldwide.

Content: Rhythm Party (Kinect-exclusive)
Price: 800 Microsoft Points (that’s US$10 / €9.60 / £6.80 / CAN$12.40 / AU$13.20)
Availability: Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region
Dash Text: “Rhythm Party” is a rhythm action game developed exclusively for Kinect on Xbox LIVE Arcade! Brought to you by the “Dance Masters” development team, it transforms your entire body into a controller. No need for choreography anymore. You’re the choreographer and the dancer! When your body appears at the center of the screen, just dance! Game play is simple: Use your arms and legs to hit the Ripples in time with the rhythm while you create an original performance. Your performance skills are the key! With a soundtrack recorded largely in collaboration with top international artists, and different special effects for every song, this game is guaranteed to get your body moving and your blood pumping!

Rhythm Party Song List:

1. Born This Way by Lady Gaga
2. Every Little Step by Bobby Brown
3. Y.M.C.A. by The Village People
4. A Midnight Rendezvous by Shanice
5. Still Unbreakable by Des-ROW featuring Vanilla Ice
6. SAY A PRAYER by Des-ROW featuring Maxi Priest
7. BEFREE by Des-ROW featuring Vanilla Ice
8. Summer Fairytale by Design-MAD crew
9. HEARTBREAK (Sound Selektaz remix) by NAOKI featuring Becca Hossany
10. All Thu The Night by Jun featuring Lisa Lisa

Content: Double Fine Happy Action Theater
Price: 800 Microsoft Points (that’s US$10 / €9.60 / £6.80 / CAN$12.40 / AU$13.20)
Availability: Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region
Dash Text: Are you annoyed at how little magic you are able to shoot from your fingers? Have you ever tried to get grandma to do the worm, but all she would do is just stand there? Have you ever noticed how your living room doesn’t have any hot lava in it? And who designed this living room anyway?! It doesn’t even have any buildings to smash! Well, Double Fine Happy Action Theater can solve all of these problems and more! You will also be able to clone yourself or hang out in a plate of jelly if you want. And when you’re done with that, maybe you will want to feed some pigeons or have a snowball fight. There are 18 amazing ways that Double Fine Action Theater will enhance your life! And up to 5 of your friends’ lives too! (ages 2 to 102)

New Game Add-ons:

* UFC Personal Trainer Cain Velasquez Workout Pack

New Games on Demand are:

* Cabela’s Outdoor Adventures
* Section 8
* First Templar

The latest Xbox Live Marketplace demos are:

* Kinectimals Now With Bears Demo
Description: Try this demo.

* Syndicate Co-op Demo
Description: Syndicate is a re-imagination of the classic 1993 Syndicate game – a cyber punk FPS set in a dystopian world where large Syndicates rule and Business is War. In the 4-player co-op demo, team-up to take down rival Syndicate Cayman Global. Blast your way in and utilize your military grade DART6 chip to breach enemies and the environment as you battle for market dominance and your life. Some takeovers are more hostile than others.

* The First Templar Demo
Description: The First Templar follows the story of a French Templar and his companion, a noble lady who has been proclaimed a heretic. Taking control over these two unlikely allies, the player must uncover the mysteries behind the Templar Order, play a role in a grand conspiracy, and discover the secret of the Holy Grail.

The Deal of the Week is:

This week, Xbox LIVE Gold members can save Microsoft Points on an assortment of select Marketplace items. The special pricing will be available until February 6. All of the below are 50% discounted unless otherwise noted.

* Bastion

New Avatars are:

* Deluxe Collection
* The Darkness II Update

Upcoming Xbox LIVE Arcade House Party Game Dates & Prices:

* EA’s Warp – February 15, 2012 800 Points
* Microsoft’s Alan Wake’s: American Nightmare – February 22, 2012 1200 Points
* THQ’s Nexuiz – February 29, 2012 800 Points
* Ubisoft’s I Am Alive – March 7, 2012 1200 Points