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on the shelves

05/02: Iron Man [gamestats] - not so good. IGN's sub hub: "It's games like this that make Tony Stark drink." Repetitive and not that interesting. Typical video game based on a movie.

05/06: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (game of the year re-release) - you get the first map pack for free, in exchange for paying full price for a game 7 months old.

in the store

Downloadable Game

Rocketmen: Axis of Evil ($10) - didn't this already come out? And was on XBox months ago? And wasn't much good?

Add on Content

PixelJunk Monsters Encore ($6) - 15 new levels on a new map. I finally got around to the demo for this thing, and it's an okay strategy game. Feels like it should be a PC game.

- Rock Band {$2, or all for $5.50}
* "Date with the Night" by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
* "It Hurts" by Angels & Airwaves
* "The Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race" - Fall Out Boy

Previously released, but cut to $1 until 05/15
* "CrushCrushCrush" by Paramore
* "Rock N Roll Band" by Boston
Are they testing out the price point?

- Guitar Hero III: Muse Track Pack ($6.25 for all 3)
* "Exo-Politics"
* "Stockholm Syndrome"
* "Supermassive Black Hole"

Game Demos
* HAZE
* Bourne Conspiracy
* GRID
I wanted to try these demos, but my TV is not working. For real.

Game Videos
- WipEout HD
- Playstation 3: "What You Need"
- Edge (gameplay)
- Mercnaries 2 (trailer)
- Overlord Raising Hell (trailer)
- the Wheelman (trailer)
- TNA iMPACT! (trailer)


    TNA iMPACT! is the exclusive Total Nonstop Action wrestling game based on the top-rated weekly television show.


ZERO POINT NINE.

Movie/Blu-Ray Trailer
- Indian Jones: Kingdom of the Crystal Skulls
- The Love Guru
- Iron Man (the second one, but why bother now?)

PS3 Theme
- PixelJunk Monsters Theme #3
- Sports Theme - pretty generic but usable

PS3 Wallpaper
- PixelJunk Monsters (2)

over the horizon

05/15: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

05/19: UEFA Euro 2008
05/19: Top Spin 3
05/20: Haze
05/20: SingStar (and double mic bundle)

05/27: Enemy Territory: Quake Wars

06/02: Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution
06/03: LEGO Indiana Jones
06/03: Grid moved up 10 days
06/03: The Bourne Conspiracy
06/03: Kung Fu Panda
06/05: The Incredible Hulk

06/10: Dragonball Z: Burst Limit
06/10: NASCAR 09
06/12: Metal Gear Sold 4: Guns of the Patriots

06/23: Battlefield: Bad Company (and Gold Edition)
06/24: Heist moved up six days
06/24: Wall-E
06/24: Overlord: Raising Hell
06/24: Hellboy: The Science of Evil
06/24: Hail to the Chimp (pushed back a month)

06/29: Guitar Hero Aerosmith and bundle

07/08: Beijing Olympics 2008 (pushed back two weeks)

07/15: NCAA Football '09 (The W at Amazon)
07/15: Monster Madness: Grave Danger pushed back two months

07/29: Soulcalibur IV exactly one month later - maybe I had the wrong date!

08/04: Baja

08/15: Legendary: The Box pushed back two and half month

08/29: Rapala Fishing Frenzy (pushed back six weeks - it's like they're baiting me)

09/02: TNA Impact!

Vanishing: Afrika no longer lists a release date on Amazon.

(edited by thecubsfan on 9.5.08 1931)


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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.00
    Originally posted by thecubsfan


    05/02: Iron Man [gamestats] - not so good. IGN's sub hub: "It's games like this that make Tony Stark drink." Repetitive and not that interesting. Typical video game based on a movie.




After seeing preview videos for Ironman, I was stoked. It looked so good, but damn am I glad I waited.
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