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Stalin vs. Martians, 04/09!

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  • HonkHonk Honk is this poster. Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    edited March 2009
    SJ wrote: »
    You are incorrect, sir

    Confirmed.

    Honk on
  • xzzyxzzy Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Peewi wrote: »
    Olivaw wrote: »
    The single greatest trailer ever made?

    I think so

    I think that award goes to [VIDURL="http://www.gametrailers.com/player/36746.html"]Duke Nukem Trilogy[/VIDURL]

    Not enough euro techno or Stalin dancing to take that title.

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  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Oh this is fantastic.

    Good lord. I have never seen a better trailer. The bar has been raised, gentlemen.

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  • ZekZek Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    this is definitely a very funny concept to compensate for what is almost assuredly a very bad game

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  • InzignaInzigna Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Guys, I don't think I'll be buying this.

    Unless it happens to be 1 zillion times cheaper than Red Alert 3.

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  • mxmarksmxmarks Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    So Pikmin are on the martain team. Thats pretty sweet.

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  • DanHibikiDanHibiki Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Sold!

    Also, I like the idea of a simple arcade style RTS and this game will probably be dirt cheap, like the bootlegged vodka that inspired it.

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  • TyrantCowTyrantCow Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    I'm coming to your house... SOON!

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Is there some video or something that I'm missing? Or is this the "oh shit it's so bad it's gotta be good" sorta thing?

    Because.. Seriously. People bitch about Capcom releasing another light gun game for the Wii, yet jump aboard this train wreck of a game?

    Y'all bitches are crazy.

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  • MongerMonger I got the ham stink. Dallas, TXRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    urahonky wrote: »
    Is there some video or something that I'm missing? Or is this the "oh shit it's so bad it's gotta be good" sorta thing?

    Because.. Seriously. People bitch about Capcom releasing another light gun game for the Wii, yet jump aboard this train wreck of a game?

    Y'all bitches are crazy.
    When building hype, absurdity is an acceptable substitute for quality.

    I like to call this the Snakes On A Plane Effect, and it is the marketing department's most lethal weapon when hunting those slippery 18-34 males.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    The difference is: Samuel L Jackson is awesome. Stalin is not.

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  • MongerMonger I got the ham stink. Dallas, TXRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Depends on how much you like genocide.

    And honestly, who doesn't like genocide?

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Monger wrote: »
    Depends on how much you like genocide.

    And honestly, who doesn't like genocide?

    You've got a point, and I'd like to subscribe to your RSS feed.

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  • FiarynFiaryn Omnicidal Madman Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    urahonky wrote: »
    The difference is: Samuel L Jackson is awesome. Stalin is not.

    Get out.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Fiaryn wrote: »
    urahonky wrote: »
    The difference is: Samuel L Jackson is awesome. Stalin is not.

    Get out.

    Getting my coat.

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  • CouscousCouscous Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    urahonky wrote: »
    The difference is: Samuel L Jackson is awesome. Stalin is not.

    Bull
    http://www.comics.aha.ru/rus/stalin/

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited March 2009
    urahonky wrote: »
    Is there some video or something that I'm missing? Or is this the "oh shit it's so bad it's gotta be good" sorta thing?

    Because.. Seriously. People bitch about Capcom releasing another light gun game for the Wii, yet jump aboard this train wreck of a game?

    Y'all bitches are crazy.

    I for one loved House of the Dead Overkill

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  • chasehatesbearschasehatesbears Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    This looks pretty funny, but if the gameplay isn't solid then I'm not sold.

    Their website has that amateur stink. Lots of claims and reassuring us that the game doesn't suck without backing it up with anything.

    Someone's bound to be offended by a giant Stalin.

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  • durandal4532durandal4532 Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Olivaw wrote: »
    urahonky wrote: »
    Is there some video or something that I'm missing? Or is this the "oh shit it's so bad it's gotta be good" sorta thing?

    Because.. Seriously. People bitch about Capcom releasing another light gun game for the Wii, yet jump aboard this train wreck of a game?

    Y'all bitches are crazy.

    I for one loved House of the Dead Overkill

    That and Madworld are basically the only reason I'd buy a Wii.

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  • LurkLurk Registered User
    edited March 2009
    The game seems like a fun XBLA title in all fairness, but it could have a funny campaign.

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  • DarklyreDarklyre Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Fuck the game itself. If the FAQ page alone is that awesome, imagine how good the manual will be.

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  • InzignaInzigna Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    This looks pretty funny, but if the gameplay isn't solid then I'm not sold.

    Their website has that amateur stink. Lots of claims and reassuring us that the game doesn't suck without backing it up with anything.

    Someone's bound to be offended by a giant Stalin.
    Like the Americans huh huh huh.

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  • LurkLurk Registered User
    edited March 2009
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  • FreddyDFreddyD Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    If they make a giant radioactive Stalin that can kick aliens apart (like George Washington) then I might have to buy this game on principle alone. A dancing dictator screensaver could make the deal even sweeter.

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  • PeewiPeewi Sometimes I post Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Lurk wrote: »

    I noticed that it was linked on their website, but I held off posting it when I noticed that it was a year old.

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  • LurkLurk Registered User
    edited March 2009
    Peewi wrote: »
    Lurk wrote: »

    I noticed that it was linked on their website, but I held off posting it when I noticed that it was a year old.

    It's easy to miss and for a game with no real info, any news is good.

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  • Claw ShrimpClaw Shrimp Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    On the one hand, the gameplay in that trailer looks kinda bland.
    On the other, Rhythm IS a dancer.

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  • subediisubedii Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Inzigna wrote: »
    This looks pretty funny, but if the gameplay isn't solid then I'm not sold.

    Their website has that amateur stink. Lots of claims and reassuring us that the game doesn't suck without backing it up with anything.

    Someone's bound to be offended by a giant Stalin.
    Like the Americans huh huh huh.

    I would guess at Nixon getting his own expansion pack.

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  • ZombiemamboZombiemambo Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    There's a new trailer up, featuring more gameplay footage and even more dancing. I won't post it here because a) I'm too lazy and b) I'm not sure if I should be exposing myself to this...thing any longer than I have to.

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  • ChalkbotChalkbot Registered User
    edited March 2009
    Oh cool, we were just learning about this in class too...



    Wait. This actually happened?

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  • Lord_MordjaLord_Mordja Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Chalkbot wrote: »
    Oh cool, we were just learning about this in class too...



    Wait. This actually happened?

    Oh absolutely.

    I'm glad that such an overlooked period of wartime history is finally getting its time in the spotlight. The media focus on Hitler and his Amazing Reggae Brigade is understandable, given its more global implications, but that definitely doesn't mean that the heroes of these lesser known conflicts should be forgotten.

    I'm digging this game's attention to historical accuracy; like how the Martians are ranked depending on hue and they've really captured the Father of the Motherland's above average stature.

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  • BloodySlothBloodySloth Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    In my heart i know this game will be terrible, but I want so badly for it to be great that the delusion will probably carry me through a purchase.

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  • chasehatesbearschasehatesbears Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    subedii wrote: »
    Inzigna wrote: »
    This looks pretty funny, but if the gameplay isn't solid then I'm not sold.

    Their website has that amateur stink. Lots of claims and reassuring us that the game doesn't suck without backing it up with anything.

    Someone's bound to be offended by a giant Stalin.
    Like the Americans huh huh huh.

    I would guess at Nixon getting his own expansion pack.

    Stalin killed millions, but Robot Nixon is fuckin' evil.

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    chasehatesbears on
  • ZombiemamboZombiemambo Registered User regular
    edited March 2009
    Chalkbot wrote: »
    Oh cool, we were just learning about this in class too...



    Wait. This actually happened?

    Oh absolutely.

    I'm glad that such an overlooked period of wartime history is finally getting its time in the spotlight. The media focus on Hitler and his Amazing Reggae Brigade is understandable, given its more global implications, but that definitely doesn't mean that the heroes of these lesser known conflicts should be forgotten.

    I'm digging this game's attention to historical accuracy; like how the Martians are ranked depending on hue and they've really captured the Father of the Motherland's above average stature.

    And people ask themselves, "is there life on Mars?"

    the answer?

    NOT ANYMORE

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  • PeewiPeewi Sometimes I post Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
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  • TeeManTeeMan BrainSpoon Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Steam wrote:
    This item is currently unavailable in your region

    Well that's annoying. There is a pre-purchase option for Plants vs. Zombies though, no idea what it is. Doesn't look too good.

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  • xzzyxzzy Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Up for sale now?

    http://www.stalinvsmartians.com/en/

    Anyone been brave enough to buy it and tell us if it's worth the money or not? :)

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  • subediisubedii Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    RPS just put up a little opinion on it

    http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2009/04/29/rps-vs-mezmer-stalin-vs-martians-impressions/

    Shortly put:
    Would I recommend it to buy after my experience of its five levels-of-its-twelve? For fifteen quid? Not on your nelly. But there’s certainly car-crash value, especially if you tie yourself in theoretical knots deciding exactly how much of the game is satire.

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  • LurkLurk Registered User
    edited April 2009
    I am surprised it will cost so much : /

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  • xzzyxzzy Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Yeah with a review like that.. I ain't paying $17.

    I might spend 5. Might.

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