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#2551 Chrono Gear

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:05 AM

Would someone like to give an opinion on which of the following I should purchase?

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World + Rayman 3 HD (400 + 400 = 800 MSP)

or

From Dust (800 MSP)


The former without question simply because Scott Pilgrim is one of the best beat-em ups this generation. Rayman is a decent game from what I've played of it and From Dust seems like a decent novelty for 600msp. I just can't convince myself to buy it for 800. I almost never buy a game for more than 600 though.

#2552 Juice el Savior

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:17 AM

AC2. Still the best in the series.


I have been hearing this forever and i literally just played through the first game. With my 1200 MSP i bought AC2 and I bit on Sonic Fighters, im moving in with my sister and her kids loved the heck out of the demo and played that 60 seconds over and over... how could i not buy it?

I guess this is a final farewell for 2012 from me... i know im a hardhead but i also know that you guys have saved me alot of... well i dont know how to put it, money seems like its not a strong enough word because its more. The year i have been here has truly been eye opening and motivating to me for a lot of things.

I mean, just as a small example... Bing Rewards, do you guys realize that i have redeemed over 120 bucks worth of MSP this year? A whopping 90ish came from Bing Rewards alone and i never knew about it until you guys referred me when i was looking for a quick 100 msp to even my account out.

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#2553 Mega Man

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:19 AM

Ac 2 > ac3

#2554 dark_inchworm

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:26 AM

I have been hearing this forever and i literally just played through the first game. With my 1200 MSP i bought AC2 and I bit on Sonic Fighters, im moving in with my sister and her kids loved the heck out of the demo and played that 60 seconds over and over... how could i not buy it?

I guess this is a final farewell for 2012 from me... i know im a hardhead but i also know that you guys have saved me alot of... well i dont know how to put it, money seems like its not a strong enough word because its more. The year i have been here has truly been eye opening and motivating to me for a lot of things.

I mean, just as a small example... Bing Rewards, do you guys realize that i have redeemed over 120 bucks worth of MSP this year? A whopping 90ish came from Bing Rewards alone and i never knew about it until you guys referred me when i was looking for a quick 100 msp to even my account out.

There are ways you can have the things you want, no matter how small or large it may be, and you can have it at YOUR price if you play your cards right.

I know, im a sap, but i really have appreciated CAG and im gonna miss you guys for the next month, mainly this thread...

Here is hoping that the days to xmas are crappy so i wont truly be missing anything :lol:

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:41 AM

bought Robin and Nightwing DLC, next is Brotherhood, Revelations and probably all the DLC and then all my cheap BF points are gone
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#2556 wEEman33

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:09 AM

Scott Pilgrim is one of the best beat-em ups this generation


Considering there have been no good beat em ups this generation, that's not much of an accomplishment.

Sure, the art is nice and purdy, but everything else about Scott Pilgrim is inferior to the 1990s beat em up classics.

#2557 Chrono Gear

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:23 AM

Considering there have been no good beat em ups this generation, that's not much of an accomplishment.

Sure, the art is nice and purdy, but everything else about Scott Pilgrim is inferior to the 1990s beat em up classics.


I'll grant the genre has been pretty much non-existant this generation. Castle Crashers was pretty fun too. Other than those I can't really think of a good one in a while.

I have to disagree about SP's quality. The art is great, but so is the sound-music and effects. Plus the gameplay is about as fun as it gets for a beat-em up. Loved finding the hidden unlockables and the weapons were more than novel. The Heart Sword is a game-changer if you've never used it. Plus the boss fights were varied and fresh. The continued lack of online play is a tragedy and it really is far too late to make a difference but would be nice to see when it does finally happen. I still need to do the Knives DLC to retake my 100%.

#2558 harry hood

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:27 AM

Any opinions on Zeit2? The time mechanic has to at least be entertaining enough for 200msp


#2559 dark_inchworm

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:27 AM

I'd like to know what beat-em-ups you played that were substantially better than Scott Pilgrim, and why...

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#2560 Barry Burton

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:31 AM

I'd like to know what beat-em-ups you played that were substantially better than Scott Pilgrim, and why...


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if scott pilgrim was available in 1990, it would be the "best" beat em up ever

#2561 FriskyTanuki

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:32 AM

AC GOD sales are too little too late since I've gotten them at those prices elsewhere. I didn't like SC Conviction at all, so that's out. Prince of Persia: TFS is three times higher than the last sale price I remember for it, so that's also a no go.


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#2562 dark_inchworm

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:35 AM

nostalgia

if scott pilgrim was available in 1990, it would be the "best" beat em up ever


Damn, you translated his post and he hasn't even submitted yet! :D

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#2563 Chrono Gear

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:45 AM

I'd like to know what beat-em-ups you played that were substantially better than Scott Pilgrim, and why...


I know that wasn't directed at me, but I think Battletoads Double Dragon was better because it was so Fuck'n brutally hard it was fun for some reason. I also really enjoyed Streets of Rage 2 and a few others I'm sure I'll think of. I think SP could stand with any of them.

#2564 Sarang01

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:57 AM

I really love SP and could see myself popping quarters in to play it at an arcade. Ubi-Soft should consider it.
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:16 AM

Was thinking of Conviction, but it'd be cheaper with Gamestop's B2G1 deals and I'd have a physical copy to show off....I hope other publishers follow suit because I have much more invested with the others.
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:28 AM

So we finally get a game for 75% off (Zeit) and it's one I've purchased at 50% off and never got around to playing. Sunnuvabitch!


Same here. I'll try playing it this week and report back my impressions for those on the fence, but at only 200 msp it should be a no brainer for anyone who is entertained by the demo.

I'm tempted to finally get Babel Rising for my son, but I'm worried it will be another one of those Kinect games that's given away for free 2 weeks after it's been on sale.

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#2567 tylerh1701

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:47 AM

Play the demo of Zeit2 if you're interested in it, that will basically tell you what the whole game is. There are basically 4 or 5 zones of 4 levels each, with a boss at the end of each zone. A couple new weapons are thrown into the game as you advance, but besides that, the time-shifting mechanic is the only thing that makes this stand out from a generic shoot em up.

There are a few challenge levels thrown in as well to give the game a little bit more substance, but I really didn't spend a whole lot of time with them, save for the few I needed to play for achievements.

I remember cussing at the game a couple times during frustrating parts, and I do remember the final boss to be a bit of a pain. But I was also able to 200/200 it, which is something I don't do all that often (I think my completion percentage is like 46%) so that should tell you that the game is not a hard 200/200.

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#2568 BettercallPitPat

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:46 AM

Speaking of frustrating, does anyone want to come to my house and play through spelunky for me, that game is so fucking hard but I wish I could get through it, ever.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:47 AM

Does anyone know if there are still people playing AC:Revelations multiplayer now that 3 is out? (Specifically, if people are still playing on the DLC playlists...)

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:42 AM

Speaking of frustrating, does anyone want to come to my house and play through spelunky for me, that game is so fucking hard but I wish I could get through it, ever.


Haha Fuck that game.

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#2571 billydeewilliams

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:45 AM

nostalgia

if scott pilgrim was available in 1990, it would be the "best" beat em up ever


it was.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:58 AM

So the Tony Hawk HD DLC finally comes out today. Even though I get how the math works I can't pay 400 points for 3 new stages. I'll wait for a sale next year I guess.

#2573 dominator

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 07:46 AM

Dang, I'm actually considering getting AC2, but I've already beaten it, but just have like 4 achievements left (feathers and some other stuff). Hmm, maybe I'll just rent it or something, don't know if I can justify 10 dollars on a game I might not play again (but I sure as heck thing it's an amazing game). I might get the rest of the DLC for all the other AC games though plus some more arcade games.

With that said, anyone on the fence about AC that hasn't played it, buy them! AC1 is awesome IMO, but if you play it after any of its sequels, you might want to gouge your eyes out, it will be very boring, but I think it might be worth going through it and experiencing the game yourself.

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#2574 eastx

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 07:52 AM

Considering there have been no good beat em ups this generation, that's not much of an accomplishment.

Sure, the art is nice and purdy, but everything else about Scott Pilgrim is inferior to the 1990s beat em up classics.


*shakes head*

Scott Pilgrim, Castle Crashers, and Double Dragon Neon are all quality titles.

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#2575 Friend of Sonic

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:15 AM

They really, really need to do another Streets of Rage. The nostalgia for that awesome sort of setting and story that was perfect in the 90s, is very much a thing that Sega should cash in on.
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#2576 sicsonic

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:22 AM

I freaking love Scott Pilgrim (The Video Game). Everything about it, the sprites/ art style, the music (anamanaguchi's stuff here is one of my fav. VG soundtracks of all-time) & sound effects, the difficulty. One thing they messed up was no online multiplayer, but I hope that DLC still sees the light of day, even if years late.

Great, GREAT beat-em-up.

#2577 Woltaire

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:18 AM

Anyone on the fence about Splinter Cell: Conviction should pick it up. It's a great combination of stealth and 3rd person shooting/action. Lots of ways to approach situations, all of which are fun. Co-op and versus modes are also great.

Also, if you're a fan of the TV series "24," it feels like you're in one of the seasons while you play as Sam Fisher.
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:32 AM

Isn't it better to buy this splinter cell trilogy:
http://www.amazon.co...er cell trilogy
than buying the xbox market price?
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#2579 eastx

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:05 AM

Isn't it better to buy this splinter cell trilogy:
http://www.amazon.co...er cell trilogy
than buying the xbox market price?


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#2580 gotdott

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:40 AM

Dang, I'm actually considering getting AC2, but I've already beaten it, but just have like 4 achievements left (feathers and some other stuff). Hmm, maybe I'll just rent it or something, don't know if I can justify 10 dollars on a game I might not play again (but I sure as heck thing it's an amazing game). I might get the rest of the DLC for all the other AC games though plus some more arcade games.

With that said, anyone on the fence about AC that hasn't played it, buy them! AC1 is awesome IMO, but if you play it after any of its sequels, you might want to gouge your eyes out, it will be very boring, but I think it might be worth going through it and experiencing the game yourself.


:-s you pay full price for your msp? if not then it's easily justifiable ;)