Codex Gamicus
Xbox Exhibition series
Developer(s) Various (compilations)
Publisher(s) Microsoft Game Studios
Designer Designer Missing
Engine Engine Missing
status Status Missing
Release date 2002 through 2004
Genre Demo
Age rating(s) ESRB: Rating Pending (RP) - Mature (M)
Platform(s) Xbox
Arcade system Arcade System Missing
Media DVD
Requirements Requirements Missing
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Xbox Exhibition was a game demo compilation series from Microsoft Game Studios to advertise and preview upcoming Xbox games. The disks contained several playable game demos, game trailers, video content from G4 TV, music videos, and music from indie artists which were downloadable to the Xbox's hard disk.

With the advent of the Xbox 360, distribution of demos switched to free digital downloads from the Xbox Live Marketplace. In total there were seven Xbox Exhibition disks released over two years. The last release was volume 7 on November 17, 2004.


Volume 1 (2002)
Nine playable game demos: Halo, Madden NFL 2002, NFL Fever 2003, Panzer Dragoon Orta, Quantum Redshift, Splinter Cell, TimeSplitters 2, ToeJam & Earl III: Mission to Earth, and Whacked!. Downloads include Dead or Alive 3 booster pack costumes, two downloadable saves for Project Gotham Racing, and two save files for Rallisport Challenge. Music and music videos from: Death Cab for Cutie, John Vanderslice, Plan B, Rilo Kiley, The Dismemberment Plan, and The Long Winters.
Volume 2 (March 5, 2003)
All-Star Baseball 2004, Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO, Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb, Kung Fu Chaos, MechAssault, MX Superfly, NBA Inside Drive 2003, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, and Vexx. Downloads were an NFL Fever 2003 roster update, and new characters and environments for ToeJam & Earl III: Mission to Earth and MX Superfly.
Volume 3 (July 17, 2003)
Apex, ATV Quad Power Racing 2, Brute Force, Gladius, Inside Pitch 2003, MotoGP 2, NBA Street Vol. 2, Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War, Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus.
Volume 4 (November 26, 2003)
ESPN NBA Basketball, Grabbed by the Ghoulies, Magic the Gathering: Battlegrounds, Metal Arms: Glitch in the System, Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, Project Gotham Racing 2, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Voodoo Vince.
Volume 5 (May 27, 2004)
NBA Ballers, Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy, Metal Slug 3, Ninja Gaiden, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury, Rallisport Challenge 2, The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay.
Volume 6 (December 2004)
Full Spectrum Warrior, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow, NCAA Football 2005, Men of Valor, OutRun 2, Second Sight, Blinx 2: Masters of Time and Space
Volume 7 (November 17, 2004)
Seven demos: Burnout 3: Takedown, Dead or Alive Ultimate, ESPN NHL 2K5, Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, Star Wars Republic Commando, The Incredibles, and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Game.[1]

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