Is This Ever Going To Come Out?

#1 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -

Now believe it or not, I really, really, really want to play Afrika. It's probably shit, but I'd happily take that chance, given I've waited for this game forever. I've given up hope on a European version, but would happily import from the US (thank goodness region free), given it'd actually make a smidgeon of sense due to the translation.
The game was pencilled in for Q3 2009 but there's still been no announcement. Given the history of the game I'm starting to worry it's never going to make it.
Has anyone heard anything recently? Anyone else patiently waiting for it?
I hope it comes out. :(

#2 Edited by TheMustacheHero (6649 posts) -

 If you really want it and you have a PS3 you can import it from any Asian country (besides Japan) and it's all in English.

#3 Posted by raddevon (514 posts) -

@TheMustacheHero is right. I picked up the Korean version from The entire game is in English and will play on any PS3. It is also cheaper than the $60 price the US release will probably cost initially.

#4 Posted by trophyhunter (6039 posts) -


#5 Posted by KamasamaK (2491 posts) -
@TheMustacheHero said:

" It's called Hakuna Matada for North America. "

 That is the name in some Asian regions, but I don't think that's the name in North America.
#6 Edited by TheMustacheHero (6649 posts) -
@Kamasama said:

" @TheMustacheHero said:

" It's called Hakuna Matada for North America. "

 That is the name in some Asian regions, but I don't think that's the name in North America. "
It is or maybe it's the other way around.......Great, now I have to go look it up.
EDIT: My mistake it's the other way around. In Asia it's called Hakuna Matada, in North America it's called Afrika.
#7 Posted by Jolly_Lolly (3593 posts) -

"Press X to mock Rhino." 
"You've angered Rhino!"  
*Wildlife Douchebag trophy unlocked*

#8 Posted by torus (1106 posts) -

Just play Pokemon Snap, it's pretty much the same game. Just with real animals.

#9 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6649 posts) -
@Jolly_Lolly said:
" "Press X to mock Rhino."  "You've angered Rhino!"   *Wildlife Douchebag trophy unlocked* "
More like
 *You angered Lion*
*You select camera*
*Your camera is out of bullets!*
*You have died*
#10 Posted by zombie2011 (5429 posts) -

I heard you don't even get to drive the jeep you basically just sit in the back and take pics.

#11 Posted by zitosilva (1887 posts) -

Even with the date already set, I think you'd be better off importing the Asian version from Play Asia. I believe it'll be cheaper even with the shipping.
I'm actually quite curious to listen to the game's soundtrack. I've some say that it's incredible.

#12 Edited by TheMustacheHero (6649 posts) -

Hey guys, if you want the game they have a deal going on right now where everything is 20% off at Play Asia if you use a Visa card to purchase..I might suggest looking there ;D
Not trying to advertise, but I sorta am..>_>

#13 Posted by eroticfishcake (7857 posts) -

I've heard some interesting stuff about and I saw tech demo once when I was Hong Kong. To be honest it doesn't look terribly interesting but different enough to make you want to play it. As much as I love animals though, I wish they did something else other than the cliched African wildlife.

#14 Posted by PercyChuggs (1139 posts) -

Natsume's website finally acknowledges the games existence. Looks like October 7th is the legit date.

#15 Posted by Brackynews (4348 posts) - page says pushed back to Oct 7th.  Anyone see it "in the wild" yet? :)

#16 Posted by The_Shanimal (116 posts) -

I don't know when it is going to come out, but I know I am going to get it.  This song will be playing the WHOLE TIME I AM PLAYING THE GAME!!! 
#17 Posted by Bucketdeth (8243 posts) -

I was looking at this the other day, I wish this was Pokemon Snap 2.

#18 Posted by ArchScabby (5877 posts) -


#19 Posted by OutOfBounds9000 (2513 posts) -
@trophyhunter said:
" 9/22/09 "
Fuck its out now.
I gotta play it,see ya!!!!!!

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