Saturday, April 19, 2008

This Week in Xbox: April 9-16, 2008

This Week in Xbox: April 9-16, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on

Xbox LIVE Scheduled Maintenance

On Monday April 21st from 0200-1000 PT Xbox Live will be offline for maintenance. As a result, the ‘My Xbox’ section of will be unavailable, and the Xbox forums will be in read only mode (you won’t be able to post.) The remainder of will be available.

Find out what time the maintenance will begin in your time zone

This is for maintenance, there are no new features on your that will appear on your Xbox 360 console or when the service comes back online. This is server maintenance only

Embracing the Authenticity of Rainbow Six
We stop playing long enough to hand out a few tips and tricks for using the realism of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 to your advantage.

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Play & Win Sweepstakes
We've got a special sweepstakes to celebrate the release of Rainbow Six Vegas 2. Register your gamertag and play online for your chance to win an Xbox 360 console or other prizes.

Chessmaster LIVE Hip Hop Weekend
Play Chessmaster LIVE and win cool prizes during the Chessmaster LIVE Hip Hop Weekend Play & Win April 11-13, and be sure to download a cool 3-D chess set to make your game special.

Call of Duty 4 LIVE Fire Play & Win
Just register your gamertag and play Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare online between April 18-20 and you could win a great prize package, including an Xbox 360 Elite console.

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