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Old 12-03-2012, 06:10 AM   #1
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Releases for December 2nd to December 8th, 2012


Releases for December 2nd to December 8th, 2012

Retail Games
Far Cry 3 (360, PS3, PC)
Mass Effect Trilogy (360, PS3, PC)
Marvel Avengers: Battle For Earth (Wii U)
Power Rangers Samurai (Kinect)
Family Party 30 Great Games: Obstacle Arcade (Wii U)
Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game (Wii U)
Guardians of Middle-earth (PS3)
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013 (Wii U)
Rapala Pro Fishing 2012 (Wii U)

DVD & Blu-ray
The Dark Knight Trilogy (DVD & Blu-ray)
The Dark Knight Rises (DVD & Blu-ray)
Finding Nemo 3D (Blu-ray)
Up 3D (Blu-ray)
Brazil (Criterion Collection) (DVD & Blu-ray)
Purple Noon (Criterion Collection) (DVD & Blu-ray)
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (DVD & Blu-ray)
Hope Springs (DVD & Blu-ray)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (DVD & Blu-ray)
Butter (DVD & Blu-ray)
V/H/S (DVD & Blu-ray)
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Season One
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season Two (Blu-ray)
Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (Blu-ray)
Simpsons: Season 15 (DVD & Blu-ray)
Black Lagoon: Complete Set - Season 1 & 2 (Blu-ray/DVD Combo)
Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse (DVD & Blu-ray)
Ninja Scroll (DVD & Blu-ray)

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Hyde Park on Hudson
Playing for Keeps
Deadfall
Lay the Favorite
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:57 AM   #2
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Far Cry 3 is so, so good. I've had it since last week and its already one of my favorite games of the year.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:33 AM   #3
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Woah, ME trilogy is coming out now? They're still releasing ME3 DLC! I thought this package was for next year sometime.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:43 AM   #4
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Far Cry 3 is so, so good. I've had it since last week and its already one of my favorite games of the year.
But it will sell like ass after the dismal Far Cry 2. Most fun thing about that game was the whole "Burn It!" group think/chant at a PAX demonstration before release.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:51 AM   #5
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Woah, ME trilogy is coming out now? They're still releasing ME3 DLC! I thought this package was for next year sometime.
The trilogy release isn't GOTY versions of the games. Most DLC is not included.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:53 AM   #6
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...I thought the Mass Effect trilogy came out a month ago. I've seen it in a couple stores for weeks.
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:35 PM   #7
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But it will sell like ass after the dismal Far Cry 2. Most fun thing about that game was the whole "Burn It!" group think/chant at a PAX demonstration before release.
FC2 isn't that bad... once you mod all the flaws out of it.

3 is great though. Had it for a week now.
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:56 PM   #8
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Q1 2013 is totally buried in games. It's like a X-Mas launch. Look at this list,

BioShock Infinite
Tomb Raider
Gears of War: Judgement
Grand Theft Auto 5
Dead Space 3
The Last of Us
Crysis 3
Aliens: Colonial Marines
God of War: Ascension
Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Watchdogs

It's insane.
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:47 PM   #9
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It's insane.
What's insane is a total lack of RPGs. Another FF spinoff does not count.
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:05 PM   #10
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Good RPS are dead anyway. Dead because of how simple they are. How mindbogglingly stupid the stories have become and how bland and J-Pop their characters are.
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:42 PM   #11
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What's insane is a total lack of RPGs. Another FF spinoff does not count.
Face it, RPGs are dead.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:39 PM   #12
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TDKR on blu ray, finally. YES!
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:03 PM   #13
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What's insane is a total lack of RPGs. Another FF spinoff does not count.
I'm not sure that is a full list, those were mostly the games I lifted from the front page!

I know it is speculation, I think this is a real sign that the new hardware will be announced in June. Everyone is trying to cram in these last few titles before the new launch.
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I'm not sure that is a full list, those were mostly the games I lifted from the front page!

I know it is speculation, I think this is a real sign that the new hardware will be announced in June. Everyone is trying to cram in these last few titles before the new launch.
I think this is more that they were pushed to Q1 from not wanting to compete with Halo 4 and CoDBloPs 2 during Christmas.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:24 PM   #15
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I think this is more that they were pushed to Q1 from not wanting to compete with Halo 4 and CoDBloPs 2 during Christmas.
I would think that... except this was such a lean holiday. Assassin's Creed III, Black Ops 2 & Halo 4. Not much else.

It seems like there was more than enough room for a couple of more titles. I certainly don't feel like I need to run out to the store to add anything to my collection right now.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:27 PM   #16
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The trilogy release isn't GOTY versions of the games. Most DLC is not included.
That is kinda crappy. I plan to pick it up after it drops below $40.
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:14 AM   #17
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What's insane is a total lack of RPGs. Another FF spinoff does not count.
J-RPGs are dead for quality, and without a strong D&D edition to give a known setting, A-RPGs are a bit bland per usual. Worse, the concept of enemies that level to match the player has permeated the genre, negating the entire point of the gameplay. I DON'T GRIND-LEVEL MY COMING OF AGE HERO AGAINST THE ONE GLITCHED SLIME IN THE SEWERS FOR FORTY HOURS TO FIGHT THE FINAL BOSS AND FIND HIM AT HERO LEVEL+1!!!!!
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Good RPS are dead anyway. Dead because of how simple they are. How mindbogglingly stupid the stories have become and how bland and J-Pop their characters are.
Japanese culture-centric titles have been hurting for years. They've gone so far down the anime and bishoden rabbit hole they cannot see the sky behind them, anymore.
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That is kinda crappy. I plan to pick it up after it drops below $40.
... Don't you already own all of these games?
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:44 AM   #18
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... Don't you already own all of these games?
Nope. Sold ME1 when I sold all my 360 games. I own ME2 for the PS2 that I picked up for $20 on sale. With all the talk about a crap ending, I didn't see the point in playing ME3 until it hits the bargain bin.
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