EEK! Scary (Steel Battallion related)

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Romier S, Aug 16, 2002.

  1. Romier S

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    Well, EBworld.com is now taking preorders for Capcoms Mech game that is so well known for its 40 button controller.
    here is the link:
    Steel Battallion
    249.99!?
    Thats quite the hefty price. Only the hardcore of hardcore will be getting this bad boy. (I will still be getting it[​IMG] but thats cause I'm insane). Of course please take this with a grain of salt, there has as of yet been no official announcement from Capcom on the pricing so we'll have to wait and see.
    Gamers will have the option of buying the game without the controller from reports that I have read. So those not willing to spend the dough can still experience Steel Battallion.
     
  2. Oscar_R

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    man, and i thought i was insane for buying that GT3 wheel.
    Funy thing about it is i was able to resell it on Ebay for more than what i paid for it.
     
  3. Romier S

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  4. Oscar_R

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    a little off-topic, but i have a feeling the same thing will happen with the PS2 ethernet adapter.....
     
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  6. Dave E H

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    ouch!!!! 250??? I may buy 2 (sell one later) just to pay for the first one! still, this is going to be a must buy... Well, for everyone on my X_mas list that is.. [​IMG]
     
  7. Damien

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    capcom is nuts, they believe that a game with a controller that retails more then the console it plays on will sell. Damn i really was looking forward to this, the movies look unreal. Look how much MS is losing with each box, capcom could do the same thing. I really hope that they'll sell it sans that monster controller, i'd get it over almost any game. I need that $250 dollars for 5 other games. but i do understand people who are planning to get it, that will become one of the bigger collectors item on the system, it would be smart for them to release a limited supply. I also think the starting the ignition process seems really well done, that's why i hope it goes down to the $160 Japan price
     
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    I guess that figure this won't sell to casual gamers at a reasonalbe price point (anywhere under 100 bucks) and hard-core gamers will probably buy it at any price, so why not charge $250? (if you're them.) I may not like it, but there is a certain logic to it.
     
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    Well, I was willing to spend up to $200 for it, so I guess the other $50 won't hurt to much. I really hope that they make a sequel and that it's online, because that would be awesome.

     
  11. Romier S

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    Dang, I shoulda pre-ordered a few days ago, when it was still $199...
     
  13. Jeff Kleist

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    Actually, I'm guessing that's wrong

    The street price in Japan is $160. And Capcom reps said $150 was the US target

    The IMPORT is $250 most places, because of the enormous shipping cost, and that's what they may be basing their pricing on
     
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    I'll be getting it even if it is $250. Just looks too damn cool/fun.
    I'd also have to agree that, perhaps in time, it will become a collectors item if many aren't manufactured.
    If you can buy the game and still play it without the controller, I'd REALLY love to see how the hell it would work with the original Xbox controller!! [​IMG]
     
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  17. Morgan Jolley

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    Sure, it's cool and all, but is the controller really worth $100?

    Short answer, no. It's worth more than that. The fulfillment of a childhood dream is worth any price...up to $300.
     
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    Well, I want this @ $150.00!!!!!
    I can buy this at $150.00.
    But......I'll spend the $250 if that is the case.
    For the chance to pilot my own Getter Robo...[​IMG]
    I must be nuts!
    Oh,well,at least I know that Romier is nuttier than I [​IMG]
     
  20. Morgan Jolley

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    That would be cool if they started to release special editions of this game, like a Gundam version or an Evangelion version....that would be SWEET!
     

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