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House of the Dead, Mega Drive Collection out next month

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Postby altitude2k » 16 Jan 2009, 16:14

No Sonic CD, no buy.

Yes I know that was Mega CD, but even so...
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Postby ricflair » 16 Jan 2009, 16:24

If I can pick up House of the Dead for about £25 like I did with Ghost Squad, I will be one happy camper.

Perfect pick up and play game, and one that non gaming friends can jump in on without loads of practice.
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Postby WHERESMYMONKEY » 16 Jan 2009, 17:03

Really looking forward to Overkill. The wii needs more quirky,violent tongue in cheek action.

If you go to Asda you'll more than likely be able to pick up overkill for under £30.
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Postby FLStyle » 16 Jan 2009, 17:38

No news on Valkyria Chronicles DLC? Damn...
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Postby Megadroid » 16 Jan 2009, 17:42

I'm still torn about whether to buy the MD collection or not. Only 18 of the 40 games are new for me, since I have the rest in cartridge form for my actual Mega Drive... Would be nice to play them all in HD though, and get trophies in the process.

The absence of Sonic CD is a shame, and it's not looking like the Sonic & Knuckles lock-on games will be part of it. So if it's missing Sonic 3 & Knuckles and Sonic CD, that's quite off-putting. They're my 2 favorite Sonic games.

Also, I'm assuming we're getting full-speed 60Hz versions of all these games? Need more info, Sega!
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Postby WHERESMYMONKEY » 16 Jan 2009, 18:00

Don't think i'll pick up the Upteenth MD collection. Surely now is the time for sega to start unearthing saturn games. Virtua cop, the original House of the dead, Panza dragoon, sega rally. Now thats a collection i'd buy.

Or make a sequel to Comix Zone with the same bands doing the soundtrack. The Cd that came with the original cartridge rocked so hard it hurt.

I can but dream.
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Postby DaRockwilder1 » 16 Jan 2009, 18:10

Info from sega's site, crazily no Sonic CD :?


To be this good take AGES, to be this good takes SEGA!

Re-live old memories and create new ones with this exceptional all-in-one package of over 40 classic titles from the golden era of the SEGA MEGA DRIVE! The most complete collection to date contains a huge range of top-quality, iconic moments in gaming history. You can now experience these fantastic single and multi-player titles in enhanced HD graphics for ultimate involvement!

FEATURES:

Exclusive Unlockable Content: Unlock arcade games and interviews with the original game developers as you earn Achievements on the Xbox 360® and Trophies on the PLAYSTATION®3.

Hi-definition Upgrade: All titles included in the collection have been converted to vivid hi-def (720p) visuals to truly enhance that classic 2D experience!

Multi-player Option: Two players can now enjoy select titles together on the same console at home.

The Most Comprehensive Collection of Classic SEGA Titles:
Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
Alien Storm
Altered Beast
Beyond Oasis
Bonanza Bros.
Columns
Comix Zone
Decap Attack starring Chuck D. Head
Dr. Robotnik's MBM
Dynamite Headdy
Ecco the Dolphin
Ecco II: The Tides of Time
E-SWAT
Fatal Labyrinth
Flicky
Gain Ground
Golden Axe I
Golden Axe II
Golden Axe III
Kid Chameleon
Phantasy Star II
Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom
Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium
Ristar
Shining in the Darkness
Shining Force
Shining Force 2
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
Sonic 3D Blast
Sonic and Knuckles
Sonic Spinball
Sonic The Hedgehog
Sonic The Hedgehog 2
Sonic The Hedgehog 3
Streets of Rage
Streets of Rage 2
Streets of Rage 3
Super Thunder Blade
Vectorman
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Postby The_KFD_Case » 16 Jan 2009, 19:50

I could care less about any of the titles this article named. How about word on "Empire: Total War" which SEGA is publishing? It was supposed to be in stores for a Feb. 6th launch but has been said to have been pushed back to March.
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Postby The Sandbag » 16 Jan 2009, 23:03

where is the conduit? sega are publishing it! it's supposed to be out in may though, but i can already see it being delayed
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Postby potnoodle1 » 17 Jan 2009, 11:52

I might buy it for the Shining Force and Phantasy Star games since I missed them first time. Agree with everyone else: no Sonic CD is a letdown.
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Postby Rollingthunder » 17 Jan 2009, 13:49

I'd be happier to download some of the classic megadrive games I wanted rather than buy ANOTHER megdrive compilation. Good to see Streets of Rage on a compilation though.
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Postby LeonKILLER7 » 17 Jan 2009, 20:55

its definitely a buy for me but i would still love to play sonic cd, i still have not played sonic cd to this day even tho back in the day i had a mega cd!
i'd be glad if they took the ridiculous sonic spinball off and put sonic cd on there
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Postby SUPREME » 26 Jan 2009, 22:51

Im definately 1 for this idea, ive been waiting for this for years, can't wait 2 go old skool, a shame about Sonic CD. 8)
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