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#1171 KrayzieKMF

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 06:55 PM

I don't understand why 2ksports made a Spanish commentary addon... I wonder if anyone has actually bought it.

#1172 shivan128

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:05 PM

Sales and specials app has updated, has some pretty good deals all more than 50% off:

Limbo - 480MSP (720MSP off)
Spelunky - 480MSP (720MSP off)
N+ - 320MSP (480MSP off)

Will have to bite on spelunky at that price!!

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#1173 tylerh1701

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:12 PM

Sales and specials app has updated, has some pretty good deals all more than 50% off:

Limbo - 480MSP (720MSP off)
Spelunky - 480MSP (720MSP off)
N+ - 320MSP (480MSP off)


Wow, only 480 MSPS for a game the reminds me of how inept I am at these types of games. What a bargain for a metric ton of frustration. :)


Definitely good deals. But you're absolutely right about Spelunky. In fact, I'd say you could say the exact same thing about N+. Very frustrating game. I've ranted enough about Spelunky on this thread, so I'll just say to anyone that's gonna buy it, prepare for a challenge.

Looks like I'll be snagging N+! S&S app to the rescue again this week. :)


Good luck.

Spelunky at 480 is one hell of a deal.

Might finally pick up Limbo. Or maybe I'll wait for 400.


Definitely get Limbo. It got way over-hyped the year it came out (similar in my opinion to Journey this year) but it's still a great game.

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#1174 dirtyvu

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:13 PM

The guy at the top of the leaderboards put together a guide with a bunch of helpful tips on Xbox.com

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The game ends at December 1986 - I finished with something like $388,000 during my second playthrough last weekend.


thanks! that really sounds helpful and I'm going to try the tips next time I play. :D

#1175 crunchewy

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:16 PM

Spelunky is great. Think of it as a rogue-like platformer. A very difficult one, but fun and addicting.
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#1176 rapsodist

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:20 PM

The DLC is also on sale:

All-Star Add-On Presented By Sprite ~ 200 (normally 400) ~ includes achievements
Spanish Commentary Add-On ~ 200 (normally 400)
Blue Diamond Jewelry Collection ~ 1000 (normally 2000) ~ (+10 boost to all attributes)
Platinum Jewelry Collection ~ 400 (normally 800) ~ (+6 boost to all attributes)
Gold Jewelry Collection ~ 200 (normally 400) ~ (+3 boost to all attributes)


Thanks for the heads-up! Sucks that the All-Star Weekend stuff isn't just included with the retail game, but I guess that time has come and gone long ago. 200 ain't so bad, so I picked it up in time for this weekend.

#1177 Antarael Dulacre

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:25 PM

Got the ZA:NDA DLC for 200 MSP...will also get yugioh tomorrow for free =D (since I bought the first game) next week I will go for dragonborn dlc...

Still unsure if I should get Zombie Wranglers..it's a bad game but hell it's cheap...

#1178 bardockkun

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:28 PM

Not free, just the promo videos.

I Was able to both stream the whole episode and download it onto my 360 last night with no charge.
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#1179 tylerh1701

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:29 PM

For the title of the thread for the week, TES is an appropriate abbreviation for Elder Scrolls, right? I don't play the games, but TES is a common abbreviation that people will understand, right?

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#1180 sonnyforple

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:31 PM

I bought Spelunky last time for 600 and it was totally worth it. That said 99% of players will never beat the game "the hard way" but it still offers plenty of things to accomplish. There really is no game like it on XBLA and one of those games you just say 1 more try, but get hooked for hours.

#1181 Zolor23

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:34 PM

For the title of the thread for the week, TES is an appropriate abbreviation for Elder Scrolls, right? I don't play the games, but TES is a common abbreviation that people will understand, right?


I think so. I've seen it abbreviated like that before, and most people should understand.

#1182 CDiablo

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:37 PM

My biggest gripe with Spelunkey(500+ games been working on it since the last sale in Oct or Nov) is its a super difficult game that demands great controls, and doesnt really have them. I find the controls screwing me over a lot to the point that I have considered getting a USB pad for it. Simple things like jumping, running or turning just dont happen at random all the time.

Another bright side is there is plenty of secrets, if you choose not to spoil the game for yourself with a FAQ. I just found the city of gold after 500+ games and feel super accomplished.

#1183 Chrono Gear

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:45 PM

For the title of the thread for the week, TES is an appropriate abbreviation for Elder Scrolls, right? I don't play the games, but TES is a common abbreviation that people will understand, right?


Yea TES is a common abbreviation. It is fine to use. Not everyone will get it but TES fans will know.

#1184 Clown069

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:59 PM

Ugh, Bethesda sale AGAIN. They just had one in December! Dragonborn being on sale is nice I suppose.

Put New Vegas DLC on sale! Or the Banjo games!


Wish they'd put the last piece of New Vegas DLC on sale....haven't gotten it yet, yay for Dragonborn though!
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#1185 bardockkun

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:03 PM

More so yay for the PS3 version of Skyrim having so many problems that they have to put the DLC as soon as it's available for half off and 360 owners also get to partake.
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#1186 panda911

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:08 PM

You do know it's become farily different from the original right? It's all about synchro fusion and adding up levels of monsters in order to make another monster. I miss the simple yugioh of 2003-2006.


That's so 2010. Now all the kids are hopped on XYZ monsters and stacking their like-level monsters on top if each other like some sort of heathens (although I don't think that mechanic is in this game though).

#1187 The Buffmuffin

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:10 PM

So glad I waited for Dragonborn for next week.

#1188 Mr. Sax Appeal

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:15 PM

Well I thought there was nothing for me this week, but on EastX's recommendation I'll try out Zombie Driver HD. I'll pick up the DLC for Zombie Apocalypse 2 also, even though I haven't played the game yet.

Next week I'll definitely pick up Dragonborn, even though I haven't played Skyrim in quite awhile. I know that onece I start playing it again, I'll play nothing else for a long time.

All this talk about achievements makes me realize I've never really played with many CAGs, I'll definitely send some requests on TA for those who've registered, and maybe some XBL friend requests also.

#1189 ZombiesWorld

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:25 PM

Wow, 480msp for Spelunky is a steal. Anyone who dosen't own it yet should consider picking it up. Definitely my favorite xbla title.
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#1190 crunchewy

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:28 PM

So what happens if you "win" the scratch & match - are you then screwed out of the loser deals, or can you just try again and then "lose"?
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#1191 Tsel

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:30 PM

Hmm.. I'm tempted to pick up Zombie Driver HD even though I have the original on Steam. Is the HD version worth getting? Also, how's Zombie Apocalypse?

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#1192 Ciffy

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:32 PM

When you win the S&M it just takes you to the loser deal page with a fourth, winning, deal added.

Was very much a "meh" list for me until I saw the S&M sales - N+ is on my very short list of games I've been wanting to pick up at one time or another so that's a definite. Will probably pass on spelunky as the difficulty I don't think is for me. I will reiterate the above love for spelunky with the very atmospheric Limbo though. Loved that game from beginning to end - got all the achievements in one weekend when I gorged myself on it.

#1193 Bloomy

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:34 PM

Apparently, if you live in Montana, you don't need to pick up any of the DOTW stuff. Just go outside with a shotgun.

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#1194 razorracer83

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

Hmm.. I'm tempted to pick up Zombie Driver HD even though I have the original on Steam. Is the HD version worth getting? Also, how's Zombie Apocalypse?


I am likened to call Zombie Driver "Zombie Taxi". Zombie Driver HD (and Zombie Driver THD for Android) have a higher variety of missions than "Go to this place, secure the area, pick up survivors, then take them to base". There are new types of missions like boss fights, zombie elimination objectives, protection missions, and hive destruction. Zombie Driver HD is definitely a good game if you liked the original Zombie Driver, and has enough new content to warrant a purchase.
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#1195 Brother Daz

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

Apparently, if you live in Montana, you don't need to pick up any of the DOTW stuff. Just go outside with a shotgun.

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lol, wonder how many old farts were freaking out.

#1196 Sath666

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:42 PM

When you win the S&M it just takes you to the loser deal page with a fourth, winning, deal added.

Was very much a "meh" list for me until I saw the S&M sales - N+ is on my very short list of games I've been wanting to pick up at one time or another so that's a definite. Will probably pass on spelunky as the difficulty I don't think is for me. I will reiterate the above love for spelunky with the very atmospheric Limbo though. Loved that game from beginning to end - got all the achievements in one weekend when I gorged myself on it.


If you ask me, N+ is more frustrating game. Beating each level (without hidden ones) on Spelunky is not all that bad, especiually after you unlock level shortcuts. :)

#1197 BettercallPitPat

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:44 PM

Apparently, if you live in Montana, you don't need to pick up any of the DOTW stuff. Just go outside with a shotgun.


awesome, we had an outbreak here in Austin last year too.
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thanks for opinions on zombie driver HD, ill make it my one pick up this week

spelunky: so damn hard, i feel like i only get to see 1/5 of what the game has to offer. stuck trying to get shotgun to unlock shortcut #2. and inside that worm, fuggetabout it. tip of the hat to anyone with fast enough eyes/fingers for that game.

#1198 The Brief Chef

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:49 PM

I don't think it's just free time, a lot of people with high gamerscores play lame and easy games intentionally, or just race through games. These aren't real gamers though. I don't ever get the point of playing through a game just to boast about it. It's one thing if someone asks you about a game or difficulty, but to play through literally 100s of games in less than 8 years isn't just weird, it's got to be really unhealthy. And that Stallion guy isn't a real gamer. Racing to get 1,000,000 points...for what? Seriously, I play games and shouldn't judge, but there's literally no reward for that. Not even money, a Guinness World Record, or a Game Informer article that comes across as sad, makes up for how literally worthless that life is. If you're not playing games to have fun...why are you playing games?

I actually played games like Halo 3 and Gears of War to play them. If I got an achievement in Halo 3, it was because it just happened. I'll never get the point of boosting for things like that, when the whole point of the achievement is to achieve it. I've said it before, but I'm convinced I'm the only person to ever legitimately get Save This Film (really it should be called Save This Video). I'm sure it felt much more satisfying and surprising to earn than it would have by having to exploit matchmaking or connection setups, or have people stand still while I kill them. What's the point of achieving something you didn't earn. No one should care about your gamerscore (except Microsoft with that Rewards Program).


I agree completely. When I was in my early 20's, I'd race through game to have the satisfaction of completeling and moving onto the next. Now being 27, living in LA, and doing the whole industry thing, I don't have time to race through games. I'd much rather play them for the experience and story then for the 1000+ gamer score.

Whereas before I'd play on the hardest difficulty, now I'll just play "Normal" and just enjoy the pace. After I've beaten it, I can go back for the 100% (which does feel good to look at)

Back on track: Spelunky is both a bitch and tons of fun. Highly recommend Limbo and Spelunky. Super Meat Boy is better then N+, IMO. And as badly as I want to purchase the DLC for Skyrim, I'm forcing myself on waiting till it's on disc.
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#1199 tylerh1701

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 09:00 PM

Hmm.. I'm tempted to pick up Zombie Driver HD even though I have the original on Steam. Is the HD version worth getting? Also, how's Zombie Apocalypse?


I found the original Zombie Apocalypse demo to be really bad. It doesn't even have a lot of features of a "game", more of a twin stick hoard mode where you just fight waves of zombies.

ZA2 is a decent amount better, bumping it up to "mediocre twin stick shooter". Some people can't stand the intentionally over-the-top and corny voice acting, though it didn't really bother me.

If you ask me, N+ is more frustrating game. Beating each level (without hidden ones) on Spelunky is not all that bad, especiually after you unlock level shortcuts. :)


Haha yeah because unlocking the shortcuts is a cinch. :wall:

Super Meat Boy is better then N+, IMO.


I'd agree, Super Meat Boy is way better than N+. The controls were a little too floaty for me in N+, and I could never master the physics of it.

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#1200 razorracer83

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 09:06 PM

I'm curious. How is Zombie Apocalypse, compared to the PSN game, Dead Nation?
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