Microsoft has announced release dates for its Xbox LIVE Arcade Block Party promotion games, in addition to details of how to qualify for free gifts.

March 3: Toy Soldiers - 1200 points

March 10: Scrap Metal - 1200 points

March 17: Perfect Dark - 800 points

March 24: Game Room - Free to download. Individual games will cost 240 to 400 points

Download all three Block Party titles and the free Game Room app and you'll receive 400 MS Points back to your account. Xbox LIVE Gold members will also receive an extra month of Gold for free.

Additionally, from March 26 to March 29, Xbox LIVE Gold multiplayer features of all Block Party titles will be free.