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#1891 JanusDS

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 05:12 AM

Got the two pieces of Assassin's Creed II DLC since I have the game on disc. Also got Scott Pilgrim bundle, going blind on this, hope it really is like River City Ransom.


Yeah, it's like I was saying before, to me it feels almost just like RCR, just with obviously much better graphics, a wider variety of moves, which are also a bit more over the top; but in terms of a side scrolling beat-em up and the store system where you purchase upgrades like stat increases, new moves, etc. it feels almost just like RCR to me...very fun. :)

#1892 TheHelix

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 05:55 AM

Scott Pilgrim is worth $4.89. Just have some friends to play with you since unfortunately there is no online multiplayer.

#1893 SgtWiggles

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:03 AM

The lack of online multiplayer on Scott Pilgrim was one of the most shocking insults of this generation, more-so than Crapcom DLC fest, or anything else that occurred.

Either way, easily one of the best beat em ups i ever played. Gotta get around to completing it one of these days lol
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Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:36 AM

I'm having an absolute blast with that 5-in-1 PS3/PSP mini. Whether it's playing the pool game on my PSPGo or the PS3 on my HDtv it's so much fun. Mind ya, I wish they had allowed you to use English on the cue ball via the shoulder buttons on the PSP or the L1/L2/R1/R2 buttons on the Dual Shock 3, since there have been a bunch of times I coulda likely lined up some trick shots to sink a couple balls at once.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 08:06 AM

the lack of online multiplayer on scott pilgrim was one of the most shocking insults of this generation, more-so than crapcom dlc fest, or anything else that occurred.

Either way, easily one of the best beat em ups i ever played. Gotta get around to completing it one of these days lol


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#1896 MSUHitman

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 08:11 AM

The new Blogcast is out, so here are next week's releases:

Deals
ModNation Racers Add-ons - Permanent Price Drop

Games
Alex Kidd in Miracle World
Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock
Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale
Monster World IV
The Revenge of Shinobi
Sorcery - $39.99
Super Hang-on
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition
Wonder Boy in Monster Land
Wonder Boy in Monster World

PS1 Classics
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

PS2 Classics
Need for Speed: Most Wanted
Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain

Demos
Journey

Add-ons
Atelier Meruru
Dragon's Dogma
Gotham City Imposters
MotorStorm RC
Soul Calibur V

Vita Games
Table Top Tanks

Vita Add-ons
MotorStorm RC
Reality Fighters

And more PSP Games and Minis on the Vita Store over the next two weeks, which should be the rest of the list we've been given.


That Syphon Filter game on PS2 is crap, the only bad game of the series. I remember being at E3 2004 and at that game demo and being asked my impressions and told them they had killed Syphon Filter and walking away in disgust over that crappy game.

And I was pretty much right as although the PSP games were fantastic, they were PSP games and no one but pirates and PSP fanboys like myself played them so that series was removed from the general gaming consciousness.

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#1897 anotherpoorgamer

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 11:50 AM

Yeah, it's like I was saying before, to me it feels almost just like RCR, just with obviously much better graphics, a wider variety of moves, which are also a bit more over the top; but in terms of a side scrolling beat-em up and the store system where you purchase upgrades like stat increases, new moves, etc. it feels almost just like RCR to me...very fun. :)


Scott Pilgrim is worth $4.89. Just have some friends to play with you since unfortunately there is no online multiplayer.


I have to agree this is a very fun game. Went in blind and it was well worth the $4.89! I played the first stage and part of the second one. So much fun, I might look into the comic book that this game is based on.

I'm having an absolute blast with that 5-in-1 PS3/PSP mini. Whether it's playing the pool game on my PSPGo or the PS3 on my HDtv it's so much fun. Mind ya, I wish they had allowed you to use English on the cue ball via the shoulder buttons on the PSP or the L1/L2/R1/R2 buttons on the Dual Shock 3, since there have been a bunch of times I coulda likely lined up some trick shots to sink a couple balls at once.


Oh cool, the price was right, but I couldn't find any reviews on it. I might get this and that air hockey/ bowling mini.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 01:01 PM

Monster World IV!!! :bouncy::bouncy::bouncy:

Are the Monster World games separate releases? I thought it was a collection.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 01:28 PM

They're separate on PSN, but they're a collection on Xbox Live. Noooo idea why they did that.
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Posted 18 May 2012 - 01:53 PM

Went a little crazy with the Ubisoft sale. Got
AC Brotherhood Bundle
PoP Bundle
PoP Forgotten Sands
Pop Warrior Within
PoP Two Thrones

I already had Sands of Time.

#1901 tylerh1701

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 02:03 PM

They're separate on PSN, but they're a collection on Xbox Live. Noooo idea why they did that.


Really? That's weird. I wonder what they're going to cost. Hopefully no more than $3.33 each, like their Xbox price.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 02:21 PM

Wow, lots of free games. I've never heard of many of them; I'll have to look them up to see if I want them. So far I've really been enjoying the free games I wouldn't have otherwise even tried (Trine 2, Hamsterball, Awesomenauts, Supersonic Rocket Powered Battlecars, Rock of Ages, etc).

Speaking of Rock of Ages, I just tried it last night. I really like the humor and sensibility of the game, and the art is neat, too. And of course the gameplay is very unique (to me, at least - haven't played any similar games).

BUT... is the online totally broken? Every time I tried for a quick match (or anything else), it popped up an error telling me there were no games, before it even had time to search. WTF?

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 02:40 PM

That Syphon Filter game on PS2 is crap, the only bad game of the series. I remember being at E3 2004 and at that game demo and being asked my impressions and told them they had killed Syphon Filter and walking away in disgust over that crappy game.

And I was pretty much right as although the PSP games were fantastic, they were PSP games and no one but pirates and PSP fanboys like myself played them so that series was removed from the general gaming consciousness.


It's not all that bad. They made some mistakes to be sure (e.g., not being able to access all of the game content unless you played online, which hardly anyone did on PS2), but when you really dig into it there is a lot to like if you are a SF fan (which is one of my all time favorite series'). I personally enjoyed it more than SF3.

And yes the PSP games are incredible. We really need a new entry in this series...

#1904 thefunkyredcaboose

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 02:52 PM

They're separate on PSN, but they're a collection on Xbox Live. Noooo idea why they did that.


That is really shitty if it becomes more expensive for PSN users. I'd be okay with buying the games separate, but I am guessing they will be six bucks a piece or something.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 03:30 PM

That is really shitty if it becomes more expensive for PSN users. I'd be okay with buying the games separate, but I am guessing they will be six bucks a piece or something.


I am thinking they will be $5 each, which is really shitty compared to the 3 for $10 on Xbox. I'm interested to see come Tuesday.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 03:45 PM

That Syphon Filter game on PS2 is crap, the only bad game of the series. I remember being at E3 2004 and at that game demo and being asked my impressions and told them they had killed Syphon Filter and walking away in disgust over that crappy game.


Glad I never picked that up when Five Below had it for $5 then.

Then again, I still have an unplayed copy of Dark Mirror waiting to be played at some point...
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Posted 18 May 2012 - 05:09 PM

anybody ever play Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 05:30 PM

Is this the lowest Outland or Beyond Good and Evil have been?

#1909 tylerh1701

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:19 PM

Is this the lowest Outland or Beyond Good and Evil have been?


Yes.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:23 PM

Wow, lots of free games. I've never heard of many of them; I'll have to look them up to see if I want them.


What free games do you mean :?: If you're referring to Frisky's post about the blogcast, that was next week's release list, not the Plus freebie list.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:30 PM

What free games do you mean :?: If you're referring to Frisky's post about the blogcast, that was next week's release list, not the Plus freebie list.


Oh, crap, guess I misread it :( I'm still busy with my aforementioned actual free PS+ games, though.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:48 PM

No Avengers Tables / Zen Pinball 2 next week either? Those games are done and sent for approval. The wait is killing me.

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#1913 FriskyTanuki

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 09:24 PM

http://www.kickstart...e-twilight-zone

If you're a Pinball Arcade fan, they've got a Kickstarter going to help them pay for all of the licenses required to get The Twilight Zone table because. The basic tier is $10 to get the table on one platform, which would be two if you get the Vita or PS3 version.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 09:37 PM

http://www.kickstart...e-twilight-zone

If you're a Pinball Arcade fan, they've got a Kickstarter going to help them pay for all of the licenses required to get The Twilight Zone table because. The basic tier is $10 to get the table on one platform, which would be two if you get the Vita or PS3 version.

Source: http://www.cheapassg...0&postcount=165


Wow.. a Kickstarter for a Pinball Table? I guess they have Kickstarters for everything these days.. seems like overkill to me.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 09:40 PM

It's for the licenses to put the table into the game, not the table itself.


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Posted 18 May 2012 - 09:42 PM

It's for the licenses to put the table into the game, not the table itself.


Yeah, I understand that. Still seems like overkill to me though. For $10,000 I'd expect them to deliver me a real-life physical pinball table lol.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 09:46 PM

It may seem like overkill to you, but that's what it costs to get the licenses since they've done the work to figure out the math to make it work.


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Posted 18 May 2012 - 09:49 PM

It may seem like overkill to you, but that's what it costs to get the licenses since they've done the work to figure out the math to make it work.


I'm not saying the cost for the licenses is unrealistic or surprising or anything, I'm saying that it being a kickstarter is a bit weird. I didn't think there'd be much interest in people supporting/pledging that.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 10:04 PM

Get the Twilight Zone pinball table on a single platform of your choice (except for the Xbox 360- Microsoft won’t let us!)


Not surprising at all. MS being dicks as always haha.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 10:35 PM

anybody ever play Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare


I played it back on the ps1 and loved it. Sort of an atmospheric survival horror game with Lovecraftian overtones. Really good stuff.