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Get your block on this week with the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft.



The ever-popular hit PC title Minecraft will headline Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade seasonal promotion, titled Arcade Next.

Coming to Xbox 360 this week.
Coming to Xbox 360 this week.

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition will debut on May 9, with a 1,600 Microsoft point price attached. Already a phenomenal success on the PC, Mojang's open-world construction game will add Kinect support via a postlaunch patch. Development of the port is being handled by 4J Studios, the outfit behind the Xbox 360 versions of Perfect Dark and the Banjo-Kazooie games.

The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft will also introduce an in-game wiki--a tutorial mode that teaches players about the foundations of Minecraft--as well as improved navigation and crafting systems.

Also out this week is Starhawk, the spiritual successor to 2007's Warhawk. The game is a PS3-exclusive space-Western that features both single-player and multiplayer modes. Like Warhawk before it, Starhawk will support competitive multiplayer matches on large-scale maps that cater to three varieties of combat: on foot, in ground vehicles, and in flying machines.

To see what else is out this week, check the list below:

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May 9, 2012
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)

May 10, 2012
Starhawk (PS3)

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