Sunday Evening New Release and ShackReviews

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Video games!

This Week's New Releases

PS2

Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (Square Enix | Tue. | PS2)

Xbox/X360

Ninety-Nine Nights (Q? / Phantagram | Tue. | X360)
Xyanide (Playlogic | Tue. | Xbox)

Portable

Deep Labyrinth (Interactive Brains | Tue. | NDS)
Freedom Wings (Natsume | Tue. | NDS)
Konductra (oeFun | Tue. | NDS)
Payout Poker and Casino (Namco Bandai | Tue. | PSP; also PS2, Xbox, PC in 2006)

PC

DarkStar One (Ascaron | Mon. | PC)
F.E.A.R. Combat (Monolith Productions | Thu. | PC)
Jaws Unleashed (Appaloosa Int. | Tue. | PC, also PS2, Xbox in May '06)
Pacific Storm (Leska | Mon. | PC)
Victoria - Revolutions (Paradox | Thu. | PC)

Multi

Backyard Baseball 2007 (Humongous | Tue. | PS2, PC; also GBA in Jun. '06; GCN this month)
World Racing 2 (Synetic | Tue. | Xbox, PC)

Featured ShackReviews:

I played half an hour or so of Ubisoft's Far Cry Instincts (Xbox) this week and a mission of Backbone's Age of Empires: The Age of Kings (NDS) on the plane, that was about it.

From The Chatty
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    August 13, 2006 3:27 PM

    I've heard very bad things about Dirge of Cerebrus. :(

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      August 13, 2006 3:28 PM

      I've played it and I definitely wouldn't buy it.

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      August 13, 2006 4:15 PM

      fanatics (not casual fans) = instant money. that's the sucky part...

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        August 13, 2006 10:30 PM

        I'm a FF nerd and wouldn't touch this with someone's cock.

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          August 14, 2006 12:33 AM

          But you'd be willing to touch a decent game with someone's cock?

          Ew!

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      August 13, 2006 4:25 PM

      I've heard the the final US version has a lot of significant improvements, worthy of possibly checking out.

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      August 13, 2006 8:37 PM

      You know I love 90% of Square's stuff, but this'll definitely be one of the few titles from them I won't be picking up on release day.

      I don't think it's supposed to be very long, so even if things have improved, I'll stick to a rental on this one.

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      August 13, 2006 10:30 PM

      Seven dollars a month to play deathmatch...hahah.

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        August 14, 2006 4:30 AM

        That feature isn't even in the US version. Apparently significant changeds have been made to the gameplay based on complaints...maybe it'll be good?