PC and Videogame Wrapup for 5/18 to 5/24

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  1. GlenHaag

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    Good day everyone.

    It looks as though we've survived E3 and have quite a few new games to look forward to in the future, but as for this week.. it's another pretty slow one. Let's get moving.

    GLEN'S HTF GAME OF THE WEEK

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    $29.99

    This game appears to be one of those great little "twitch" games for the GBA, that could sell quite a few copies. It looks like it could be a great deal of fun.

    Games to be released during the week of 5/18 to 5/24. Prices according to EBgames.com

    WarioWare Inc.: Mega Microgames (GBA) - $29.99 (5/21)
    Rise of Nations (PC) - $49.99 (5/19)
    Planetside (PC) - $49.99 (5/19)
    Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Deluxe (PC) - $49.99 (5/19)
    Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (PC) - $19.99 (5/21)
    Dam Busters (PC) - $19.99 (5/21)
    German Railroads: Volume One (PC) - $19.99 (5/21)
    Heidi Express (PC) - $19.99 (5/21)
    Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick (PS2) - $19.99 (5/20)
    IndyCar Series (PS2) - $39.99 (5/20)
    Speed Kings (PS2, Xbox) - $39.99 (5/20)
    Inside Pitch (Xbox) - $49.99 (5/20)
    MotoGP 2 (Xbox) - $49.99 (5/20)

    Deals for the week

    Target

    PC Games
    The Sims: Deluxe Edition - $34.99
    Railroad Tycoon 2: Wacky Worlds - $16.76
    Backyard Soccer 2003 - $14.88
    Sim City 4 - $32.88
    MVP Baseball $29.99
    Warcraft 3 - $29.99

    Best Buy

    PC Games
    Day of Defeat - $24.99
    MVP Baseball - $34.99
    Soldier of Fortune II: Gold Edition - $24.99
    Vietcong - $39.99

    Gameboy Advance
    Golden Sun: The Lost Age - $24.99
    X2: Wolverine's Revenge - $24.99
    Spyro 2 - $9.99
    Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure - $9.99
    Barbie: Secret Agent - $9.99

    Gameboy Color
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - $9.99

    Gamecube
    Super Monkey Ball 2 - $29.99

    Playstation 2{/u]
    Ghost Recon - $39.99
    X2: Wolverine's Revenge - $39.99

    Xbox
    DOA: Xtreme Volleyball - $29.99
    Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance - $39.99
    Return to Castle Wolfenstein - $39.99
    The Sims - $39.99

    Circuit City

    Playstation 2
    Tenchu 3 - $39.99
    MLB Slugfest 2004 - $39.99
    Dynasty Warriors - $39.99

    Gamecube
    X2: Wolverine's Revenge - $39.99

    Xbox
    Save $15 dollars off the cost of an Xbox Live kit with the purchase of any of the following 4 games. (MechAssault, Phantasy Star Online, Return to Castle Wolfenstein, and Ghost Recon)

    PC Games
    The Sims: Superstar - $29.99 w/$10 gift card
    GTA: Vice City - $49.99 w/$10 gift card
    Rise of Nations - $49.99 w/$10 gift card

    CompUSA

    PC Games
    Sim City 4 - $34.99
    GTA: Vice City - $39.99
    - Save $20 when you buy The Sims: Deluxe Edition, and The Sims: Superstar at the same time.
    - Free (after $15 rebate) Mosquito Squadron for Combat Flight Sim 3, with the purchase of Combat Flight Sim 3

    Recent Price Drops

    Gameboy Advance

    Lunar Legend (GBA) - $19.99 at EB
    Defenders of the Crown (GBA) - $9.99 at Best Buy
    Guilty Gear X (GBA) - $9.99 at Best Buy
    Dual Blades (GBA) - $9.99 at Best Buy
    Sega Smash Pack (GBA) - $9.99 at Toys R Us
    Fire Pro Wrestling 2 (GBA) - $9.99 at Toys R Us
    Virtua Tennis (GBA) - $9.99 at Toys R Us
    Wolfenstein 3D - $9.99 at Outpost.com (5/22)

    Gamecube
    Tiger Woods 2003 (GC) - $19.99 at EB, CC, and BB
    NBA Live 2003 (GC) - $19.99 at EB
    NHL 2003 (GC) - $19.99 at EB
    Madden 2003 (GC) - $19.99 at EB
    BMX XXX (GC) - $9.99 at EB
    Resident Evil 0 (GC) - $19.99 at Blockbuster
    Metroid Prime (GC) - $19.99 at Blockbuster
    Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer (Xbox, GC) - $19.99 at EB
    Evolution Worlds (GC) - $19.99 at BB, CC
    UFC: Throwdown (GC) - $19.99 at EB
    Eternal Darkness (GC) - $14.99 at Gamestop
    The Sum of All Fears (GC) - $19.99 at Gamestop
    Dragon's Lair 3D (GC) - $19.99 at EB
    NFL2K3 (GC) - $9.99 at EB
    Pac Man World 2 (GC) - $14.99 at Best Buy
    NCAA College Football 2K3 (GC) - $14.99 at EB
    Driven (GC) - $9.99 at EB
    WTA Tour Tennis (GC) - $9.99 at EB
    Godzilla: DAMM (GC) - $19.99 at EB, BB
    Crash Bandicoot 5 (GC) - $19.99 at EB
    Dragon's Lair 3D (GC) - $19.99 at EB
    Monsters Inc (GC) - $19.99 at EB
    Timesplitters 2 (GC) - $19.99 at EB, BB
    Star Wars: Clone Wars (GC) - $19.99 at CC
    Wreckless - $9.97 at KBtoys.com (5/13)
    Big Air Freestyle - $14.97 at KBtoys.com (5/13)
    James Bond 007: Nightfire - $19.97 at KBtoys.com (5/13)
    4X4 Evo 2 - $13.00 at Target (5/17)
    ESPN International Winter Sports 2002 - $9.99 at EB (5/20)
    Lost Kingdoms - $19.99 at TRU (5/21)
    SSX Tricky - $9.88 at Walmart.com (5/23)
    Wave Race: Blue Storm - $18.88 at Walmart.com (5/23)

    Playstation 2
    Hot Shots Golf (PS2) - $19.99 at CC
    Ratchet and Clank (PS2) - $19.99 at Blockbuster
    V-Rally 3 (PS2) - $14.99 at EB
    Onimusha 2 (PS2) - $15.99 at EB
    Everquest Online Adventures (PS2) - $19.99 at EB, CC
    Gungrave (PS2) - $12.88 at Target
    Turok: Evolution (PS2) - $16.99 at EB
    Tribes: Aeriel Assault (PS2) - $9.99 at EB
    Haven: Call of the King (PS2) - $9.99 at EB
    Dark Angel (PS2) - $9.99 at EB
    Terminator: Dawn of Fate (PS2) - $10.99 at EB
    Superman: Shadows of Apokolips (PS2) - $19.99 at EB
    LoTR: FOTR (PS2) - $9.99 at EB
    Soccer Slam (PS2) - $14.99 at EB
    Aggressive Inline - $14.99 at KBtoys.com (5/13)
    Summoner 2 - $19.97 at KBkids.com (5/13)
    Auto Modellista - $29.97 at KBkids.com (5/13)
    Minority Report - $14.99 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
    X-Men: Next Dimension - $14.99 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
    The Document of Metal Gear Solid - $9.99 at EB (5/20)
    Tokyo Xtreme Racer Zero - $14.99 at Best Buy (5/20)
    GunGriffon Blaze - $9.99 at EB (5/21)

    Xbox
    Metal Gear Solid 2:Substance (Xbox) - $19.99 at Target
    Sega Soccer Slam (Xbox) - $15.00 at Target
    Timesplitters 2 (Xbox) - $23.88 at Target
    Whacked (Xbox) - $19.99 at EB
    WWE Raw (Xbox) - $19.99 at EB
    Enclave (Xbox) - $12.99 at EB
    MechAssault (Xbox) - $19.99 at Blockbuster
    Blinx (Xbox) - $19.99 at Blockbuster, EB
    Lord of the Rings: FoTR (Xbox) - $14.99 at EB
    Gunvalkyrie (Xbox) - $12.99 at Target
    Minority Report (Xbox) - $19.99 at CC
    NFL Fever 2003 (Xbox) - $19.99 at EB
    Deathrow (Xbox) - $14.99 at EB
    Blood Omen 2 (Xbox) - $14.99 at EB
    The Thing (Xbox) - $12.99 at EB
    Crash Bandicoot 5 (Xbox)- $7.48 at Target
    V-Rally 3 (Xbox) - $19.99 at EB
    Dead to Rights (Xbox) - $19.99 at EB
    Aggressive Inline - $14.99 at KBtoys.com (5/13)
    Genma: Onimusha - $14.99 at KBtoys.com (5/13)
    Hunter: The Reckoning - $16.99 at KBtoys.com (5/13)
    Panzer Dragoon Orta - $19.99 at KBtoys.com (5/13) Out of Stock
    Mercedez Benz World Racing - $19.99 at KBtoys.com (5/13)
    Blinx - $17.99 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
    Shenmue 2 - $17.99 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
    Mat Hoffman BMX 2 - $9.88 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
    NFL Fever 2003 - $17.99 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
    New Legends - $9.90 at Outpost.com (5/22)
    Unreal Championship - $19.99 at Blockbuster (5/22)

    Have a terrific week,

    Glen
     
  2. Christopher_H

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    Thanks for Posting Glen!
     
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    Thanks again for the thread. I probably get Wario Wares, but not at the very moment.
     
  4. GlenHaag

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    Yeah, at this point Wario Ware is the only title that I'm thinking about... but no need to purchase it immediately. I just looked at my collection and sighed deeply as I haven't even cracked the cases of the last 10 or so that I've bought. [​IMG]

    No needs for the thanks. I still enjoy doing it. [​IMG]

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    It's only a couple days notice now, but one of the major retail chains did have Rise of Nations available over the weekend. If you think about it, I'm sure you'll hit the bull's eye [​IMG] . I have to say, it's a pretty fun game, and I don't normally like RTS. Definite recommendation for those who enjoy Civilization-type games.
     
  6. GlenHaag

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    Yeah, Rise of Nations was the game I was waffling on for game of the week.

    I might pick it up eventually. I've been messing around with the Civ games for years now.

    Glen
     
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    Rise of Nations really does feel quite a bit like a Civ game. There is a major emphasis placed on building your cities and developing your nation along many paths (military, commercial, etc.). I don't really see how you could be very successful by just focusing on one front; for instance, in order to develop better military units you need the right structures which require advances in other areas which means you have to pursue knowledge and so on. I like this because it seems to diminish the power of the early rush - unless you really neglect to build an army, which is possible. There are also quite a few options of game types. There is online multiplayer (something I've never tried in previous similar games) but the solo game is quite robust. You can set up a world of any size with any number of opposing nations, play a scenario where you attempt to reach a specific goal, or play the Risk-style Conquer the World.

    You know, as I type this I realize it probably should go in games, so I'll put a copy there. If you (Glen or anyone) have any other questions, feel free to ask. I'm no pro, but I'll tell you what I can.

    And thanks for this weekly thread Glen. I can't afford to buy most of what I would like, but it's always nice to keep up on things, and finding all the bargains in one place is great!
     
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    Finally after trying for weeks, my local Blockbuster marked Metroid Prime down to $20. Been meaning to pick up the latest installment of one of my favorite game series of all time since it was released. Finaly got around to it (too many games too little time). A steal at $20 for a new copy.
    Also picked up a used Resident Evil Zero marked down to $14.99 - the $25% off sale = $11.24.
    [​IMG]

    Game disc are in great shape, & the manual was included.
    Awesome deal on these 2 games!

    Glen great job as usual in putting this together. I would have missed this one if it were not for your work here. Thanks! [​IMG]

    Todd
     
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    I LOVE THIS THREAD! Thanks, Glen.
     
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    Hmm... I think I might have to hit some of the local Blockbusters again to see about this 25% off deal. Although, most of the stores in my area keep losing their manuals... which is quite annoying.

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    Okay okay, I admit it, I bought DOAEBV for $29.99. [​IMG]
     
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    Carlo you're not alone (I say while Hiding in the bushes)
     
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    My wife has been dying for another fun volleyball game to play since Beach Spikers, I guess we'll keep looking. [​IMG]

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    Is 49.99 the best anyone has seen motogp2 for the xbox for?
    Thanks......
     
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    Does BB have it yet? The $5 [netflix] discount would help.
     
  16. GlenHaag

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    A few new updates to the price drop list have been added.

    I haven't seen MotoGP 2 for anything less than $49 yet. You might get lucky and spot it for $5 at Sams, but I think your best deal will be the $5 Gamer's Card coupon thang at Best Buy.

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    Has anyone seen any reviews online for the new Evil Dead PS2 game? I saw one at bloody-disgusting that gave it thumbs up across the board and for $20 it might be worth it for us die hard Ash fans!!
     
  18. GlenHaag

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    Yeah, I've been thinking about picking that one up. I just want to hear the "word on the street" before I throw $20 bucks at it.

    Glen
     
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    Glen,

    Great thread as always.

    I saw Unreal Championship at Blockbuster for $19.99. Don't have Live but may read some reviews and see if its worth the plunge for the single player campaign only.

    If you're worried about your wife not liking the DOA game, maybe you should wait until Outlaw Volleyball comes out.[​IMG]
     
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    Yeah, Outlaw Volleyball isn't really on my list either. [​IMG]

    She's kind of picky about that sort of thing. [​IMG]

    Glen
     

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