3$ for a lousy game each. Not gonna happen
Haha! I also have a Jungler room! WITH the 80s theme at that! Awesome. OH SHIT! I SAW ME! NUMBER 7 ON THE JUNGLER LEADERBOARD
I'm so getting SpyHunter once it's up on GameRoom.
Jungler looks really gross.
This just confirms that gaming didn't really start until the NES generation.. all of these looks terribly unfun.
Man I don't have time to play all of that old stuff. Looks like a waste of time. $90? Oh man...no way! Never.
Am I right in saying that the guy who made Yar's Revenge also made E.T ?
These aren't worth the money. If Microsoft sold them as bundles for 400 points, I may bite, but I'm not paying $3 for a game that will be fun for 5 minutes.
Crystal castles was fun to watch.
All Jungler Arcade! Coming to a city near you.
they sure spent quite a bit.
It's pretty lousy that if you already own classic arcade games on XBLA, you'll have to buy them twice to use them on Game Room. Not to mention pay extra to use on Xbox AND Windows? Right, people will just continue using emulators when they get ripped off like that.
" These aren't worth the money. If Microsoft sold them as bundles for 400 points, I may bite, but I'm not paying $3 for a game that will be fun for 5 minutes. "
Okay, played with it, got some easy achievements that didn't require any cash but in the end, I am not investing any money into it. I loved my Atari back in the day but I see no reason to pay $3 for a single game. Bundles would be a great idea. I played through the one time allowed demo of each game and nothing screamed out "BUY ME AND FEEL ENTERTAINED!" Fun but it didn't feel like a return in investment. I will have to see what comes out in the future but for right now, got my free achievements and that is all. Oh and by the way, you apparently picked a random designed character on the PC version. My Xbox Avatar never showed up. Bummer.
This seems like it'd be cool, if I were at all interested in any of these games.
i don't think i'll get game room
Jesus. How long is this video?!
If giantbomb made an "Avoid Spikes" t-shirt in that font, I would buy it.
I don't get it. This seems really expensive and you still have to use tokens to play the games? Sega just released a disc with like 40 games on it including Phantasy Star 2, 3, 4, streets of rage, Sonic 1, 2, 3, and kid chameleon. And I can just play most of these games on emulators. This just seems like a bunch of games that should be released on a disc for ten dollars.
You can either use your tokens for a single play after using your free demo, so you can buy the game for $3, and play it as much as you want.
Well the games all pretty much suck ass, but I really love that tvirtual arcade set up they got going for it. Gives it a nice nostolgic feel.
"I totally had a copy of combat 2, it's bad" haha
Man, I gotta give it up to Giant Bomb. best website out there. To spend all that money just for a quick joke in a video to show a room full of Jungler arcade machines... that is showing some love. Thanks!
Game room is oke, but i got some messed up server issues. spen like 240 on an arcade game and it didnt load.
Wow, Combat looks INTENSE. But man, I would just spawn camp that big plane forever.
I think the arcade would have to pay ME to play Crystal Castles.
I'm just going to throw this out there. I would love some weekly or bi-monthly "Jeff's Picks" or some such thing on new Game Room releases. Maybe you guys could just pick three or four favorites from the new releases every once in a while and do Quick Looks. Either way, I don't think that I'm alone in wanting some Game Room guidance. Damn, you could call it "Game Room Guidance!"
i tried this earlier and it forced me to download the game packs, i did that, and then half way through the loading bar it froze and i had to reboot the game. when i came in the second time i looked for the games which apparently came with the packs and they were nowhere to be found. piece of shit.
I installed this, then immediately uninstalled it in favor of the 'Firewalker' DLC for Mass Effect 2.
" I installed this, then immediately uninstalled it in favor of the 'Firewalker' DLC for Mass Effect 2. "
Looks like fun - Too expensive.
Well after trying it I may uninstall it..I was excited about it but the interface is Wonky and Janky... I would have preferred a 3rd person "actually walk around" rather than the perceived movement of travel... I would have also preferred 1 large arcade room sectioned off with larger areas to contain certain motifs... Live Arcade IMHO does retro way better than Gameroom...and while you'll never see Outlaw on Live Arcade, a 1 play of the demo gives me my nostalgia fix for the next 20 years...I remember thinking when playing these games...man wouldn't it be cool if the game looked like the box-art..well now they do in 2010 and I can't justify the price tag for a couple minutes of "gee remember when"...neat idea to a niche but failed in the execution
Looks awesome, although I dunno whether or not (or how much) I want to buy. Have MAME stashed away somewhere already. Guess I'd be a little more motivated to actually play these games if I bought them but even then, it's tough to say.
In the Jungler the mighty Jungler, the giantbomb sleeps tonight!
WE ALL SEE WHAT WE WANT TO SEE IN THE SPINNING DYING PLANE @___@
Isn't this just great? We have Game Room on Xbox and Steam and GOG on PCs. Old games will never die! That's awesome.
That looks a lot of fun.
man watching combat brings back memories
Oh man I should totally buy all 30 games. Oh man that is a terrible idea.
just in case no one noticed the big plane bullet did go through that gap in combat at 12:09
Everybody, there is a killscreen coming up, if anyone wants to see...
The challenges are pretty cool.
If prices weren't as high as they are, I'll consider this emulated thingie.
I bet a lot of people are going to be competing in Jungler because of Giant Bomb.
Anyone heard of these new things (that are free) called emulators?