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[OOS] Mortal Kombat: Deception XBOX $9.99 with free 3 day shipping


#31 shipwreck   CAG Reviews Editor Super Moderators   7550 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 03:43 PM

Hmm... I never read any reviews on Deception, so I wasn't sure. Is that version of MK 1 updated at all, or is it a straight arcade port? I'm basically curious if it's worth putting the $10 + tax toward that version, and returning this one when I get it.


It's a straight arcade port, but it's not that great of a port. It's only worth the extra money if you are a big MK fan or if you are a collector.
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#32 shipwreck   CAG Reviews Editor Super Moderators   7550 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 03:45 PM

Mortal Kombat is out of stock now. There's always tomorrow probably for those that missed it.
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#33 waxHead   Resident Vinyl Junkie CAGiversary!   2827 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 03:46 PM

It's a straight arcade port, but it's not that great of a port. It's only worth the extra money if you are a big MK fan or if you are a collector.


Gotcha, thanks for the details about it. I was thinking the KE might be worth the extra cash, but if it's not that great of a port, then I'll just keep this one for $10 :)

#34 chunlirocks   Banned Banned   1273 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 July 2005 - 03:46 PM

Just scored a copy and I don't even know if it is any good

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#35 Epic Wolf   Banned Banned   2529 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 03:49 PM

Christ my browser whacked out , but I managed to get in just in time to grab the last copy I think...85 units sold in minutes...amazing, damn hoarders
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#36 Kingjay89   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   198 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 July 2005 - 03:50 PM

Christ my browser whacked out , but I managed to get in just in time to grab the last copy I think...85 units sold in minutes...amazing, damn hoarders

Just missed. :(

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Posted 20 July 2005 - 03:52 PM

Christ my browser whacked out , but I managed to get in just in time to grab the last copy I think...85 units sold in minutes...amazing, damn hoarders


They lasted longer than I thought they would, and they certainly lasted longer than Omega Strain (PS2).

#38 Epic Wolf   Banned Banned   2529 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 03:53 PM

Any reason to get this if I have the PS2 version? (besides the fact that the Xbox version has better load times and graphics and custom soundtracks)

Plus LIVE is better, but correct me if I'm wrong but I think you answered your own question...lol
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#39 Masterkyo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   11126 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 04:22 PM

EB will have my $$$ if they have PS2 version for $10 ;)
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Posted 20 July 2005 - 04:25 PM

i dont remember my x version having custom sountracks

1080i is for douchebags


#41 Epic Wolf   Banned Banned   2529 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 04:29 PM

i dont remember my x version having custom sountracks

Defenitely no Custom Soundtrack....
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#42 chickenhawk   Like sand in the scumbag CAGiversary!   5318 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 July 2005 - 04:55 PM

Yeah, I was just stating the usual reasons the Xbox version is better than PS2 or gamecube. I wasn't suggesting it had custom soundtracks......
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#43 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   48202 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 05:25 PM

Glad I didn't have to worry about this one.

I just wish the GC version would drop down to $10 (or $20, I'd be OK with that price) already.

#44 smickerm   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   163 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 05:32 PM

The GC version is cheap at either TRU, K-mart or CC. I forget which $10 or less though

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Posted 20 July 2005 - 05:35 PM

refresh my memory, what made the GC version so special again ?
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#46 shipwreck   CAG Reviews Editor Super Moderators   7550 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 05:37 PM

refresh my memory, what made the GC version so special again ?


2 Extra playable characters: Goro & Shao Kahn

There were also more characters available from the beginning without having to unlock them. I think this resulted in some additional unlockables in the Krypt to take their place, but I don't remember if it was anything worthwhile.
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#47 jughead   Beersport Champion! CAGiversary!   3274 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 05:38 PM

grrrr, sold out.

#48 waxHead   Resident Vinyl Junkie CAGiversary!   2827 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 05:38 PM

2 Extra playable characters: Goro & Shao Kahn


Midway couldn't just add them to the XBox version as well... *sigh*

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Posted 20 July 2005 - 07:11 PM

The GC version is cheap at either TRU, K-mart or CC. I forget which $10 or less though



Are you sure? I thought that was Deadly Alliance (but I'm not at all certain, so you could be right).

#50 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   48202 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 08:11 PM

Midway couldn't just add them to the XBox version as well... *sigh*


The added characters were to make up for the lack of online play.

#51 D. Monic   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1061 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 July 2005 - 09:04 PM

Are you sure? I thought that was Deadly Alliance (but I'm not at all certain, so you could be right).


Deadly Alliance is part of the current green tag sale at TRU. But I haven't seen any deals on Deception for GC, so I'm not sure what smick was referring to. I'd love to see a deal on the GC version though.

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#52 Gojtron   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1170 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 20 July 2005 - 11:46 PM

Am I right in thinking this is another online only?

#53 msu89dawgs   Are you threatening me? CAGiversary!   544 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 July 2005 - 01:22 PM

I'm sure it's online only. I called my local B&M EB about several of the games that tend to bounce back and forth (Zelda: Four Swords, Metroid Prime 2, and Guilty Gear Isuka before I finally bought it). The price in-store was always the higher price.

BTW, Deception is back up at $29.99. I'll watch it to see if it goes back down to $9.99; I'll for sure snag one if/when it does...

#54 BustaUppa   what it is right now CAGiversary!   4971 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 21 July 2005 - 01:56 PM

Sweet deal while it lasted, I bought this one right at launch. It's been a while, I oughtta fire this one up and jump on LIVE sometime over the next few days. I've been playing tons of the older MK's lately so I'll definitely be rusty when I go back to Deception. But if hundreds of people JUST bought the game, maybe I'll run into some easy competition ;-).

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