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XBLA Wednesday: February 8th, 2012

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N0T PENNYS B0AT - just bought a ps4
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:17
A hitman and a batman

The final week before XBLA House Party kicks off is upon us, and two more games are trying to get your attention before you go buying those other highly-touted arcade games over the next month.

http://www.trueachievements.com/Shank-2-xbox-360.htm - 800 MSP

The fan-favorite 2D brawler is back as ex-mob hit man Shank returns to action in Shank 2. With those closest to him under attack, Shank is once again forced to go on the offensive.
Now he must put his trusty arsenal of handguns, shotguns, automatic weapons, chainsaws, machetes, grenades, plus all-new weapons and moves to use in order to protect those close to him.
The original game set a new standard for comic book style visuals and Shank 2 raises the bar. Shank 2 expands on the original game’s amazing combat system to redefine the 2D side-scrolling brawler.
http://www.gametrailers.com/video/docks-gameplay/725930

Gotham City Impostors - 1200 MSP

A 6 vs 6 first person shooter, Gotham City Impostors is a multiplayer game unlike any other, giving players the opportunity to rebel against conformity as they customize their own characters. Posing as amateur vigilantes or villains, gamers will create their very own Bats and Jokerz characters using unprecedented customization options including insane costumes, homebrewed gadgets and a wide range of traditional and imagined weapons.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiBftic7BbE&feature=playe...
wbs 101
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:18
I suspect $20 for Gotham City Imposters
Zacry072
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:20
I may try Shank 2 someday.
XXRPGGAMEMANXX - Ryse is such a beautiful game.
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Last post: 24 Nov at 14:27
Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:21
I'm guessing 1600 points for Gotham as well. It's probably why they are waiting to announce the price.
N0T PENNYS B0AT - just bought a ps4
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Last post: 27 Nov at 01:21
Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:23
wbs 101 said:I suspect $20 for Gotham City ImpostersI doubt that. I'd guess 1200 MSP/$15
MH The Rockstar
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Last post: 12 Dec at 17:22
Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:24
The original Shank did nothing for me and the second looks almost the same! I can see the appeal of Gotham City Impostors but it's not my kind of thing so I'll pass on both of these.
Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:32
Yeah, I'm betting on 1200 MSP for both of them. Might snag Shank 2 at that price.
Kiplerr
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:38
http://www.shacknews.com/article/72287/new-video-game-releas...

Says there that Gotham City Impostors will be $15(1200msp).
Vinchucca
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Last post: 07 Sep at 07:28
Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:52
Tried the GCI beta earlier and I was impressed. Fun and deeply addictive game. Probably gonna pick it up if it's 1200msp.
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N0T PENNYS B0AT - just bought a ps4
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Last post: 27 Nov at 01:21
Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:56
Kiplerr said:http://www.shacknews.com/article/72287/new-video-game-releas...

Says there that Gotham City Impostors will be $15(1200msp).
Thanks. That's probably right, but since it isn't from the pub/dev folks, I think we're supposed to wait to report that.

Like I said, it is probably right though. The game seems well polished and 1200 MSP is the premium.
Rockox
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 18:56
I tried the GCI beta and thought it was fun but not really worth it for me to pick up. I've got my eyes set on Feb 22nd for the new Alan Wake game.
N0T PENNYS B0AT - just bought a ps4
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Last post: 27 Nov at 01:21
Posted on 06 February 12 at 19:01
Rockox said:I tried the GCI beta and thought it was fun but not really worth it for me to pick up. I've got my eyes set on Feb 22nd for the new Alan Wake game.Got my 1600 MSP card sitting in my Skyrim box, waiting for it.
TakeTheToast
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 19:06
As much as I'd want to get it, I feel that arcade multiplayers die too quick. With Gears, Halo, & Call of Duty out there its hard for anything to stay alive. :(
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 19:09
TakeTheToast said:As much as I'd want to get it, I feel that arcade multiplayers die too quick. With Gears, Halo, & Call of Duty out there its hard for anything to stay alive. :(True dat. Maybe Battlefield 1943 is the exception, though that would kind of prove the rule, wouldn't it? wink
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Daeryoon
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Last post: 18 Dec at 20:34
Posted on 06 February 12 at 19:18
Shank 2 is priced well at 800MSP if you liked the first. Impostors will lose it's luster too quickly for 1200/1600MSP price point. Think I'll wait for DotW for both., but I am a cheap bastard...
Vorpal Smilodon
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 19:23
TakeTheToast said:As much as I'd want to get it, I feel that arcade multiplayers die too quick. With Gears, Halo, & Call of Duty out there its hard for anything to stay alive. :(isn't that all the more reason to buy it on release and play it hard and often while there's still alot of activity? that's certainly my plan
Kiplerr
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 19:29
N0T PENNYS B0AT said:Kiplerr said:http://www.shacknews.com/article/72287/new-video-game-releas...

Says there that Gotham City Impostors will be $15(1200msp).
Thanks. That's probably right, but since it isn't from the pub/dev folks, I think we're supposed to wait to report that.

Like I said, it is probably right though. The game seems well polished and 1200 MSP is the premium.
It also says it here on IGN:
http://xbox360.ign.com/objects/108/108683.html

But I understand. Strange that they haven't made an official price announcement.
Jaboose22
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 19:30
If GCI is 1200msp ill get it every trailer/educational trailer has looked heaps of fun
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WookieKiller247 - XOne  baby!!! WOOOOT!
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 19:36
Poor mans TF2? Count me in.
Kearnsy
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Posted on 06 February 12 at 19:37
wbs 101 said:I suspect $20 for Gotham City ImpostersWhat, no way, it;ll be 1,200 MSPs.