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Red Steel 2 (game only) - $12.99 w/FS @ NewEgg.com


#1 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   42240 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 03:16 PM

EDIT: This game does require Motion+, and the item below doesn't come with one. If you already have Motion+ for your Wii, then you're good to go. If you don't, then you need to either buy the bundled version or buy a Motion+ stand-alone item.

Found this while on NewEgg. Game-only (no Motion+ accessory bundled) for $12.99 with free shipping:

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16878147184

Edited by shrike4242, 15 September 2010 - 06:44 PM.


#2 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   19730 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 03:17 PM

Damn that's tempting but I'm still holding out in hopes of a NA release on the PS3/360.

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#3 rapsodist   My Heart Is a 16-Bit Chip CAGiversary!   3112 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 03:25 PM

I'm not sure whether to pick this up. I have some interest in the game, mostly for its art design and the fact that it's a Motionplus game. It didn't exactly get glowing reviews, but $13 is a good price.

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 03:35 PM

Ordered this when I saw it on SD this morning. I already have the motion plus, so $13 (no tax and fs) sounds good to me.

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 03:45 PM

Ordered thanks OP!
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#6 Fodder   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   139 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 04:03 PM

Thanks for posting this. Just picked up a copy. I'll borrow a motion plus from the office.

#7 Dysheekie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   651 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 04:06 PM

Ordered one too -- have a motion plus hanging around that I haven't used outside of Wii Sports resort, so it will be nice to try it out.
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#8 FeathersMcGraw   Waterfowl Mastermind CAGiversary!   183 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 04:13 PM

Sweet, in for one. I was looking for a deal on the Red Steel 2 bundle to pick up an extra MotionPlus attachment, but this is cheap enough that I could just buy the MP separately if I wanted to.

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 04:29 PM

Thanks for posting this. I have been waiting for this game to drop at this price with Target clearance.

#10 lavalamp   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   16 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 05:25 PM

Excellent, thanks. Been waiting for this myself.
Didn't get good reviews? Metacritic = 80 from 73 critics, 8.8 from 126 user ratings. That's pretty decent, especially for what it is (semi-niche motionplus game)...



#11 MSUHitman   Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   12270 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 05:28 PM

Yeah just remember Motion Plus is required to play it at all.

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#12 JDMoney   Like a Boss CAGiversary!   131 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 05:37 PM

Awesome deal, thank you for posting!

#13 TheLongshot   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2402 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 05:38 PM

In for one here.

#14 kodave   Huh. CAGiversary!   4344 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 05:39 PM

Dammit... Got this for $14.xx a couple of weeks ago. I want my ~$2 back! j/k.


#15 freshzen   Big Mon CAGiversary!   4242 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 05:51 PM

I bought this game for $12 used recently, totally worth $13, great game.
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#16 Ratchet & CAG   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   557 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 06:08 PM

Yeah just remember Motion Plus is required to play it at all.

Well that killed the deal.

I'm in no hurry now.

#17 icedrake523   Good News Everyone! CAGiversary!   3699 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 06:41 PM

In for one. I love getting games this cheap.

#18 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   42240 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 06:44 PM

Well that killed the deal.

I'm in no hurry now.

Updated the OP to reflect this fact.

#19 Hodaka   Slacker! CAGiversary!   383 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 06:50 PM

cool, I've heard the second was *much* better than the first.. gonna bite..

#20 token2k6   LG FUAD CAGiversary!   4400 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 07:23 PM

damn, nice looking out Shrike, that is a pretty solid price if you already have motion+

why do you guys think this game tanked so fast in price? It didn't get horrible reviews or anything..I really enjoyed the first one, but maybe that was b/c it was the honeymoon period w/ the Wii..
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#21 TheLongshot   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2402 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 07:33 PM

damn, nice looking out Shrike, that is a pretty solid price if you already have motion+

why do you guys think this game tanked so fast in price? It didn't get horrible reviews or anything..I really enjoyed the first one, but maybe that was b/c it was the honeymoon period w/ the Wii..


According to Wikipedia, sales were likely below expectations.

Ubisoft originally expected to sell 1 million copies of Red Steel 2, but after poor sales of their game Avatar, they slashed their sales predictions in half. According to Jason VendenBerghe at his keynote speech at the 2010 European game developers conference, Red Steel 2 has sold approximately 270,000 copies worldwide.



#22 Skydude   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   480 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 07:47 PM

This looks entertaining to me, and I actually have 2 motionplus things (got the resort bundle that came with two of them), so if this is still available after my officemates leave (since I need to pull out my credit card, which would make it obvious I'm not working at the moment), I'm in for 1.
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#23 Kaoz   ಠ_ಠ CAGiversary!   596 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 07:58 PM

Good price, I'm in. Thanks
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#24 timobkg   CAG Maestro CAGiversary!   277 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 08:51 PM

Hmm, on the one hand, this seems like an interesting game for a good price and, I already have motion plus that's just gathering dust. On the other hand, there's this big backlog looming over me...

#25 Skydude   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   480 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 09:00 PM

Hmm, on the one hand, this seems like an interesting game for a good price and, I already have motion plus that's just gathering dust. On the other hand, there's this big backlog looming over me...


Ignore the backlog! Keep filling it up! That seems to be my strategy. I've got a TON of 360 games in the backlog, and a fair number of Wii games as well. Plus some PS2 and gamecube games.

Grargh, too many games, too little time!
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Posted 15 September 2010 - 09:07 PM

NewEgg has no tax in NY unlike Amazon. I couldn't resist. Thanks!

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#27 KhrevalBruuk   got orc? CAGiversary!   412 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 09:13 PM

In for one. I picked up a MotionPlus as a standalone during the TRU accessories sale -- I've had nothing to use it on until now. Thanks, Shrike.

#28 captainsmirk   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   67 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 10:42 PM

i love these really cheap games. if i play it a couple times, ive already got my money's worth.

#29 emeraldgsl   Beginning of the End CAGiversary!   1651 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2010 - 11:57 PM

got 1 thanks OP
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Posted 16 September 2010 - 01:52 AM

Awesome price! Purchased one today, thx 4 the post.