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PC and Videogame Wrapup for 9/14 to 9/20 (1 Viewer)

GlenHaag

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Hello again everyone.

Looks like I'll get this wrapup up before Monday. :)

GLEN'S HTF GAME OF THE WEEK


$29.99

I'm a sucker for innovative games. A GBA game that you can actually do better in when you are playing outside? Gotta love that.

Games to be released during the week of 9/14 to 9/20. Prices and release dates according to EBgames.com

Rainbow Six 3 Companion Disk (Xbox) - $9.99 (9/15)
US Open 2003 (Xbox) - $29.99 (9/15)
WWE Raw 2: Ruthless Agression (Xbox) - $49.99 (9/15)
Jimmy Neutron: Jet Fusion (GC, PS2) - $29.99 (9/16)
Disney's Party (GC) - $39.99 (9/16)
The Simpsons: Hit and Run (GC, PS2, Xbox) - $49.99 (9/16)
Drome Racers (GC) - $49.99 (9/16)
Road Rash: Jail Break (GBA) - $19.99 (9/16)
Barbie Horse Adventure (GBA) - $29.99 (9/16)
Polly Pocket (GBA) - $29.99 (9/16)
Blackthorne (GBA) - $29.99 (9/16)
Boktai (GBA) - $29.99 (9/16)
Shining Soul (GBA) - $29.99 (9/16)
Disney's Party (GBA) - $29.99 (9/16)
IndyCar Series (PC) - $29.99 (9/16)
Neighbors From Hell (PC) - $29.99 (9/16)
NASCAR Thunder 2004 (PC) - $39.99 (9/16)
Homeworld 2 (PC) - $44.99 (9/16)
Warcraft 3 Battlechest (PC) - $49.99 (9/19)
Rugby 2004 (PS2) - $39.99 (9/16)
NASCAR Thunder 2004 (PS2, Xbox) - $49.99 (9/16)
XGRA (Xbox) - $29.99 (9/16)
Dino Crisis 3 (Xbox) - $49.99 (9/16)
Spirits & Spells (GC) - $29.99 (9/17)

Deals of the Week

CompUSA

PC Games
Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of the War - $19.99
Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - $19.99
Battlefield 1942 - $19.99
The Sims: Deluxe Edition - $29.99
The Sims: Unleashed - $19.99 (w/ purchase of The Sims Deluxe Edition)
The Sims: Superstar - $19.99 (w/ purchase of The Sims Deluxe Edition)
Chaser - $29.99
Cold Zero - $29.99

Bundles
- PS2 Bundle $199.99 after mail-in rebate. (Lots of things in here. CDR's, another controller, mem card, etc.)
- Free Charging Station and Body Armor with the purchase ofa GBA SP

Target

Playstation 2
Resident Evil: Dead Aim - $29.99
Silent Hill 3 - $39.99
Hitman 2 - $17.88
GTA: Vice City - $29.99
GTA III - $17.88

Gamecube
Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker - $44.99

Xbox
Hitman 2 - $17.88
Star Wars: KOTOR - $39.99

Gameboy Advance
Scooby Doo: Mystery Mayhem - $25.88
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance - $27.88
Lilo and Stitch - $14.99

Circuit City

Playstation 2
Enter the Matrix - $34.99
GTA: Vice City - $24.99
Ghost Recon - $24.99
Hitman 2 - $14.99
GTA III - $14.99
Madden 2004 - $49.99 (w/$10 Gift Card)
NCAA 2004 - $49.99 (w/$10 Gift Card)

Xbox
Halo - $34.99
Midnight Club II - $39.99
Star Wars: KOTOR - $39.99
Project Gotham Racing - $16.99
Tony Hawk 4 - $16.99
007: Agent Under Fire - $16.99

Bundles
- Purchase a PS2 Console and receive a free game wallet
- Purchase an Xbox Console and receive Rallisport Challenge free

PC Games
EverQuest: Lost Dungeons of Norrath - $19.99
Return to Castle Wolfenstein: GOTY - $7.99

Best Buy

Xbox
Soldier of Fortune II - $36.99
Return to Castle Wolfenstein - $36.99
(Save $15 dollars off of the purchase of either of the previous two games or ESPN NFL Hockey or NFL Fever 2004 with the purchase of an Xbox Live kit)

PC Games
Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield - $24.99
Ghost Recon: Gold Edition - $24.99
Splinter Cell - $24.99
Madden 2004 - $29.99
Republic: The Revolution - $34.99


Recent Price Drops

Gameboy Advance
Guilty Gear X - $9.99 at Best Buy
Dual Blades - $9.99 at Best Buy
Fire Pro Wrestling 2 - $9.99 at Toys R Us
Virtua Tennis - $9.99 at EBGames
BoulderDash EX - $9.99 at EB (6/11)
Robotech: The Macross Saga - $9.97 at KBkids.com (6/11)
Altered Beast: Guardian of the Realms - $9.97 at KBkids.com (6/11)
Rayman 3 - $19.99 at CC (6/18)
Rogue Spear - $9.99 at Best Buy (6/24)
Sega Smash Pack - $9.98 at Target (8/19)

Gamecube
BMX XXX - $9.99 at EB
Metroid Prime - $19.99 at Blockbuster
UFC: Throwdown - $19.99 at EB
Eternal Darkness - $14.99 at Gamestop
Dragon's Lair 3D - $19.99 at EB
NFL2K3 - $9.99 at EB
NCAA College Football 2K3 - $14.99 at EB
Driven - $9.99 at EB
WTA Tour Tennis - $9.99 at EB
Godzilla: DAMM - $19.99 at EB, BB
Timesplitters 2 - $19.99 at EB, BB
Star Wars: Clone Wars - $19.99 at CC, BB, EB
Big Air Freestyle - $14.97 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)
Star Wars Rogue Squadron II - $19.99 at EB, BB (6/3)
Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly - $19.99 at EB (6/5)
Tube Slider - $19.99 at EB (6/10)
Black and Bruised - $19.99 at EB (6/10)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - $19.99 at EB (6/10)
Outlaw Golf - $14.99 at BB, KBkids.com (6/11)
Hunter: The Reckoning - $14.99 at KBkids.com (6/11)
Street Hoops - $14.99 at EB (6/11)
Rayman 3 - $19.99 at EB, CC (6/18)
Vexx - $19.99 at CC (6/23)
Madden 2002 - $4.99 at Best Buy (6/24)
Nascar: Dirt to Daytona - $14.99 at KB Toys (6/26)
Backyard Baseball - $19.99 at Best Buy (7/2)
Resident Evil 0 - $19.99 at EB (7/30)
Backyard Football - $14.99 at BB (7/30)
Blood Omen 2 - $14.99 at EB (8/1)
NFL2K3 - $7.99 at Kbtoys.com (8/6)
Zoocube - $12.83 at Sam's Club (8/9)
Need for Speed 2 - $12.83 at Sam's Club (8/9)
Knockout Kings 2003 - $12.83 at Sam's Club (8/9)
Tiger Woods 2003 - $12.83 at Sam's Club (8/9)
Tube Slider - $12.83 at Sam's Club (8/9)
Driven - $12.83 at Sam's Club (8/9)
Splinter Cell - $29.99 at Target (8/9)
Virtua Striker 2002 - $9.99 at EB (8/11)
The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
X-Men: Next Dimension - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
Whirl Tour - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
All-Star Baseball 2003 - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
MLB SlugFest 20-03 - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
NBA2K3 - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
Street Hoops - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
NHL Hitz 2002 - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
Swingerz Golf - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
Disney Sports: Soccer - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
Defender - $17.99 at EB (8/11)
Backyard Football - $9.99 at Target (8/14)
Superman: Shadow of Apokolips - $19.99 at Amazon.com (8/19)
Nascar Thunder 2003 - $9.99 at Best Buy (9/5)
Ikaruga - $19.99 at Best Buy (9/8)
Burnout - $14.99 at EB (9/9)


Playstation 2
Onimusha 2 - $15.99 at EB
Turok: Evolution - $9.99 at EB
Dark Angel - $9.99 at EB
Superman: Shadows of Apokolips - $19.99 at EB
LoTR: FOTR - $9.99 at EB
Minority Report - $14.99 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
X-Men: Next Dimension - $14.99 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
GunGriffon Blaze - $9.99 at EB (5/21)
ESPN X Games Skateboarding - $9.99 at EB (5/28)
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer - $14.82 at Walmart.com (5/28)
Airblade - $9.99 at EB (6/5)
Giants: Citizen Kabuto - $12.99 at EB (6/5)
Shinobi - $19.99 at EB (6/5)
Arctic Thunder - $12.99 at EB (6/10)
Summoner 2 - $19.99 at Circuit City (6/11)
Rayman 3 - $19.99 at EB, CC (6/18)
Super Bust a Move 2 - $14.99 at EB (7/30)
NHL2K3 - $29.99 at EB (6/24)
Mark of Kri - $9.99 at Best Buy (6/28)
Reign of Fire - $9.99 at Best Buy (6/30)
Airblade - $9.99 at Best Buy (6/30)
RTX Red Rock - $19.99 at EB (7/2)
Haven - $8.99 at EB (7/3)
Project Eden - $8.99 at EB (7/3)
Stuntman - $15.99 at EB (7/10)
Galerians: Ash - $19.99 at EB (7/16)
NCAA College Football 2K3 - $14.99 at EB (7/23)
Yanya Caballista: City Skater - $14.99 at EB (7/30)
Soul Reaver 2 - $14.99 at EB (8/1)
Test Drive Offroad: Wide Open - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Smuggler's Run 2: Hostile Territory - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Lethal Skies - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
MotoGP 2 - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
SSX Tricky - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Space Race - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
ATV: Quad Power Racing 2 - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Knockout Kings 2001 - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Kessen II - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Fisherman's Bass Club - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Fire Blade - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation vs. Zeon - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Army Men: Green Rogue - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Pac-Man World 2 - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Pac-Man Fever - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Zapper - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Namco Museum - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
RLH: Run Like Hell - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Bloody Roar 3 - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Herdy Gerdy - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Tom and Jerry: War of the Whiskers - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Blade II - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
NASCAR Heat 2002 - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Supercar Street Challenge - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
Le Mans 24 Hours - $17.99 at EB (8/4)
NFL2K3 - $14.99 at EB (8/6)
Splinter Cell - $29.99 at Target (8/9)
Evolution Skateboarding - $9.99 at EB (8/11)
Mad Maestro! - $9.99 at EB (8/11)
ESPN National Hockey Night - $10.99 at EB (8/11)
Salt Lake 2002 - $12.99 at EB (8/11)
The Adventures of Cookie & Cream - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
Super Bust-A-Move 2 - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
X Squad - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
World Destruction League: Thunder Tanks - $14.99 (8/11)
City Crisis - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
Men in Black II: Alien Escape - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
IHRA Drag Racing 2 - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
Red Faction - $15.99 at EB (8/11)
Stuntman - $15.99 at EB (8/11)
Dark Summit - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
WWF Smackdown!: Just Bring It! - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
State of Emergency - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
GoDai Elemental Force - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
Casper: Spirit Dimensions - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
Shifters - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
Unison - $12.99 at EB (8/19)
The Terminator: Dawn Of Fate - $14.99 at EB (8/19)
Hitman 2 - $19.99 at EB (8/20)
Grandia II - $14.96 at Circuit City (8/26)
Rune: Viking Warlord - $14.96 at Circuit City (8/26)
Red Faction II - $19.99 at EB (9/2)

Xbox
Enclave - $12.99 at EB
MechAssault - $19.99 at Blockbuster
Lord of the Rings: FoTR - $14.99 at EB
Blood Omen 2 - $14.99 at EB
The Thing - $12.99 at EB
V-Rally 3 - $19.99 at EB
Blinx - $17.99 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
Shenmue 2 - $17.99 at CompUSA.com (5/19)
Hunter: The Reckoning - $19.99 at KBtoys.com (5/28)
Genma: Onimusha - $19.97 at KBtoys.com (5/28)
Aggressive Inline - $19.99 at KBtoys.com (5/28)
NFL2K3 - $15.99 at EB (6/3)
Panzer Dragoon Orta - $29.99 BB (6/3)
Splashdown - $19.99 at EB (6/5)
Rayman 3 - $19.99 at EB, CC (6/18)
NHL2K3 - $29.99 at EB (6/24)
Pulse Racer - $9.99 at EB (6/26)
Rayman Arena - $7.99 at EB (9/9)
New Legends - $14.99 at EB (7/2)
Unreal Championship - $19.99 at Blockbuster, Target (7/6)
Zapper - $14.99 at EB (8/4)
Vexx - $19.99 at KBtoys.com (8/6)
Splinter Cell - $29.99 at Target (8/9)
SeaBlade - $14.99 at EB (8/11)
Bruce Lee: Quest Of The Dragon - $15.99 at EB (8/11)
Quantum Redshift - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
Nightcaster - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
The Terminator: Dawn Of Fate - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
NBA Inside Drive 2002 - $16.99 at EB (8/11)
Legends Of Wrestling - $17.99 at EB (8/11)
NFL Fever 2003 - $17.99 at EB (8/11)
Deathrow - $14.99 at EB at EB (8/12)
Bloodrayne - $14.98 at Target (8/19)
Minority Report: Everybody Runs - $9.98 at Target (8/19)

Have a great week everyone!

Glen
 

Kenneth Cummings

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While I like to get Botoi someday, I want to get Final Fantasy Tactics Advance first. Besides, I have a desire to get some old N64 games again.
 

JamesH

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Man, F-Zero has YET to go on sale. I guess I'll bide my time until next weekend and wait for the "big one" that's reportedly coming.
 

Brad Grenz

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Doesn't Greyhawk: Temple of Elemental Evil ship this week too? I believe the release date was pushed up from the 23rd to the 16th.
 

Alex Morrow

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I read an article in USA Today (which I never read) that said Microsoft will be packaging it's Xbox with a Star Wars game (not KOTOR) and one other game, along with a two month (i think) subscription to their Live thingy all for only $179.99. I've been wanting to get an Xbox soon so I can play KOTOR and Top Spin. Maybe it's time I took the plunge.
 

Joe Szott

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Hehe, I like that they release Boktai at the end of September when it gets nice and windy/wet/cold across the nation. April/May might have been a good idea, are my kids going to sit out in the snow during November to play GBA? ;)
 

GlenHaag

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Yeah, it is kind of a strange time for Konami to release the game, but it still looks pretty interesting to me.

Glen
 

Peter D

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Saw a couple of minor deals at Target - NCAA2K3 for the Xbox was $4.98, and Eternal Darkness for the Gamecube was $12.48.
 

Isaac K

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The newly announced Xbox bundle is the system, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Tetris Worlds Live, and a 2 month trial subscription to Xbox Live for $179.99. Personally I think the better deal is the Walmart bundle that has the system, Splinter Cell and Mech Assault (I think that's the name)for the same price.
 

Alex Morrow

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Well the girlfriend would rather play Tetris worlds so I'm kinda leaning towards getting the new Xbox Live bundle. Plus I really want it for playing Top Spin when that comes out. Or maybe I should just get the walmart deal and buy the other titles separately. Add thoes with KOTOR for 39.99 and it's a nice package.
 

Larry Fletcher

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i am getting a new PC. It should arrive in about 3 weeks. P4 2.8 ghz, 800mghz FSB 1 gig of ram and Radeon 9800 Pro video card. Any suggestions for PC games to get. I definately want C&C generals (play Age of empires on my old crappy gateway) but I also heard good things about BF1942. Is it worth picking up for $19.99? (Please note i have been a console gamer all my life. I finally got some cash to get a new PC. FPS is my favorite genre. I am really loking to get started into some pc games.).

thanks!
 

GlenHaag

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I don't see it on CC's website. For that price I would probably pick it up.

Let me know if you find confirmation of that somewhere else. Perhaps they have it in next week's ad.

Glen
 

Larry Fletcher

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found it. I was reading the ign forums and someone posted that it is in next weeks Circuit city ad which starts 09/21/03. We shall see next week.
 

Neil M

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If that's the case, then I will definitely wait til Sunday. I was undecided on whether I should buy it or just rent but for $37.99, I'll definitely buy it.
 

Ken Chui

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I definately want C&C generals (play Age of empires on my old crappy gateway) but I also heard good things about BF1942. Is it worth picking up for $19.99?
It's a gem and a steal at $19.99. I split my time evenly between PC and console games, but when I need an FPS fix, it has to be BF1942. Desert Combat is the best mod available for this game (or any other, for that matter); the 0.4 release came out a couple of days ago. The full install is hefty (at 573MB), but definitely worth the wait (a 234MB patch is available for previous DC users). The multiplayer experience for both BF1942 and DC are solid, if you have a broadband connection. They're not plagued with cheaters, which seem to be more pervasive in other games such as Counter-Strike. If you enjoy BF1942, you should also consider the expansion packs "BF1942: The Road To Rome" and "BF1942: Secret Weapons Of World War II".
 

GlenHaag

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Funny Neil, but that's about the same way that my mind works. Hmm... I could spend $5 on a rental... but $38 to own it is good enough for me. :)

Glen
 

Larry Fletcher

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Ken,

I picked it up last night. I went to Compusa but they were out. I took the flyer to Best buy (they had a ton) and they price matched for me. Now i just have to wait a couple weeks until my pc arrives. then it is "sucky noob time" for me in bf 1942 :D .
 

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