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Dead Rising 2 was a successful title, but some fans weren't too happy about the prospect of buying the whole game again just to play as Frank West in Off the Record. Well, here's something that might soften the blow: The game only costs $40.
Speaking with Eurogamer, executive producer Jason Leigh assuaged doubts by revealing that Off The Record would not be a full-priced release. "And now we can finally reveal the price, which is $39.99 for North America," Leigh said.
Considering that Off The Record contains even more content than the original, including a new area and new psychopaths, this reduced sticker price is a great value for those who haven't played Dead Rising 2. On the other hand, it still may seem a little steep if you already know Chuck Greene's journey through Fortune City inside and out. Of course, Capcom doesn't see it that way.
"It's a much bigger game than Dead Rising 2 was," says Leigh. "Either for return players coming back, they'll get a very different experience, or for people who have never played a Dead Rising game, or perhaps have only played the first one, they're getting a full-fledged product for a budget price."
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I really enjoyed DR1 & DR2, but I think my interest in this IP has run its course. Worth picking up if youre new to the series tho
They still need to do better for this since alot of customers went out and paid full price $59.99 for the original game.
So once again this question comes up. If a company knows they're working on a expanded version of a title why charge $60.. then come out with something the exact same + bonus for less than the original customers reciept.. is it fair? hell no IMHO. not to consider the DLC stuff that came out as well
im so mad at them for this..
YAY 3:BACK WITH A VENGENCE(in theaters now)
Eh. Tried DR2 and hated it. Wont bother with this. Ill just wait for Resident Evil and Dead Island for my zombie fix.
its not the same exact game, that would be a port, this is a new game, I mean look at the picture that's already a new area, the space park, they're bound to add more stuff, and also I'm kinda glad either way because I'm a PS3 owner, and Dead Rising doesn't love PS3 that much, we never got Case Zero nor West ;___;
I'm only getting this because a buddy of mine asked me too. D2 was fun but got stail a little fast. If anything your co-op partner should be chuck and not a frank clone. I can already hear those saying you can swap out out fits to tell them apart, and I say why should have too.
I love the first, but on a second playthrough I got stuck on a poker mission and I don't want to restart until I beat it so I pretty much cannot play without doing it over and over.
Hopefully its not as easy to get stuck on this game, since I do plan on buying it.
So if I was to jump into the series with this, what would I get out of it?
I loved both of the previous Dead Rising games and I can't wait to play Off the Record. Ripping apart zombies with Frank West again is going to be great and the $40 price tag is just icing on the rotten flesh cake.
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