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Diehard GameCAST: Episode 33 – Nintendo’s E3 no show, Dead Island: Riptide, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Pandora’s Tower, and more!

A heated discussion ensues over Nintendo’s lack of press conference at the upcoming E3. We also touch on the latest Nintendo Direct and re-release of Earthbound. Hosted by Sean Madson, Matt Yaeger, & Mark B.

Episode 33 (recorded 05/03/2013)

00:00:00 – Intro
00:13:39 – What We’ve Been Playing (Dead Island: Riptide, SMT Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge, Terraria, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Fire Pro Wrestling Returns, Sacred Citadel, Poker Night 2, Darksiders II, Assassin’s Creed III, Pandora’s Tower, Black Rock Shooter: The Game)
01:47:18 – News/Discussion (The latest Nintendo Direct, Earthbound, Nintendo’s lack of press conference at E3)
02:50:20 – Wrap Up

WARNING: This episode contains a few instances of profanity dispersed throughout the podcast.

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  • I’d be on-board for the Snatcher Hype machine. That is a great game. I’d agree that it’s not $400 good, though…$300 good maybe. :p

    I wouldn’t be upset about a re-release of Burning Rangers, either.

  • Mark B.

    I’d say $150 is the most I’d pay for any game, personally, which is probably why I have Radiant Silvergun but not Snatcher at this point.

    Well, that and because I only came into possession of a working Sega CD in the past couple of years, courtesy of one ML Kennedy.

    Yeah, Sega really needs to get on the ball with re-releasing that. NiGHTS is fine and all, but I want ALL the obscure Saturn releases.

  • I think the most I’ve ever paid for a video game was the Sakura Taisen collection when it came out which came to $200 with rush shipping from Japan on release day. But that was four Dreamcast games in its prime and a bunch of crazy crap in a giant box, which excuses the price tag somewhat.

  • I think in actuality, the most I’ve paid was $110. I got lucky on an amazon 3rd party sale, and picked up a CIB copy of Suikoden 2 as a present for my fiancee (its her favorite series, and her copy had been stolen a few years earlier). She did about as well. She picked up a copy of Radiant Silvergun for me while she was studying in Japan for about the same in US dollars.

    I personally would never pay 300 for a game…I’d never even buy a system for one game. My rule is the needs to be at least 5 games a want for a given system before I’ll buy it. I could see maybe going up to $150.

    I remember Snatcher being an odd price in retail when I bought it. i want to say it was $32.99 when it was originally released.

  • Hubbs

    I bought that same collection for $120 from ncsx. I think the most I ever paid was $150 at the most for a game and I can’t remember which game in my collection it is.