A demo for Frontier's cute motion-controlled pet sim Kinectimals hits Xbox Live next month, Microsoft has announced.

As revealed on Major Nelson's blog, you'll be able to try out the Kinect-only title, which won 7/10 from Eurogamer last year, from 5th April.

Nelson's Xbox Live round-up also revealed impending price cuts for Fable III and Fallout: New Vegas DLC, as well as a release date for Stacking's The Lost Hobo King expansion.

Here's the full run-down:

Xbox Live Arcade:

  • 30th March: Rush 'N' Attack Ex-Patriot (800 Points)
  • 30th March: Islands of Wakfu (800 Points)
  • 6th April: Dishwasher: Vampire Smile (800 Points)

Sales and specials:

  • 1st April: Fallout: New Vegas Dead Money DLC (400 Points, 50 per cent off)
  • 1st April: Comic Jumper (400 Points 67 per cent off)
  • 1st April: Deadliest Warrior (200 Points, 75 per cent off)
  • 1st April: Fable 3 Understone DLC (200 Points, 50 per cent off)

Game add-ons:

  • 29th March: Mass Effect 2: Arrival DLC (560 Points)
  • 29th March: YOU DON'T KNOW JACK Add-on: "JACK Pack 2: Best of the Webshow" (400 Points)
  • 6th April: Stacking: The Lost Hobo King DLC (400 Points)

Deal of the week:

  • 5-11th April: Battlefield: Bad Company 2 DLC Vietnam (600 Points, 50 per cent off); Onslaught Mode (200 Points, 50 per cent off); Kit Shortcut Bundle Pack (600 Points, 75 per cent off); Specact Upgrade Bundle (240 Points, 50 per cent off); Battlefield: 1943 (600 Points, 50 per cent off)

Game demos:

  • 5th April: Kinectimals

Games on Demand:

  • 29th March: Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2

Avatar Marketplace:

  • 31st March: L.A. Noire
  • 31st March: Red Faction: Armageddon
  • 7th April: Section 8: Prejudice

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