Original Splatterhouse Trilogy Will Be Unlockable in New Game

#1 Posted by jakob187 (21758 posts) -

Via Kotaku:  http://kotaku.com/5512942/new-splatterhouse-also-throws-in-the-original-16%20bit-trilogy 
 
Namco Bandai announced that you will be able to unlock all three of the original 16-bit Splatterhouse games (including the uncensored Japanese version of the first game, apparently) in the new Splatterhouse game. 
 
I cannot...cannot...CANNOT WAIT...for this game!  It's been too long of a development cycle for me...and now, I'll be getting FOUR GAMES for the price of one?!   SIGN ME THE FUCK UP!!! 
 
Unfortunately, Namco Bandai aren't saying HOW you can unlock them.

#2 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

Holy shit, that's god damn awesome. I was hoping they would do this.

#3 Posted by Twazuk (178 posts) -

I'm so happy this game is still being made, I haven't heard about it in ages.
Also I still own the first and third games.

#4 Posted by Tordah (2487 posts) -

I never played any of the Splatterhouse games, but that's a pretty neat bonus. More developers should do this when they release a new sequel to a really old game. 
 
In Return To Castle Wolfenstein you unlocked the original Wolfenstein 3D by beating the game once.

#5 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -
@Tordah said:
" I never played any of the Splatterhouse games, but that's a pretty neat bonus. More developers should do this when they release a new sequel to a really old game.   In Return To Castle Wolfenstein you unlocked the original Wolfenstein 3D by beating the game once. "
Tekken 5 included the arcade versions of the first three games. That was also one of the best cases of including old games in new retail games.
#6 Posted by Cold_Wolven (2295 posts) -

That's s cool bonus, I would imagine that the only way to ulock those would be to finish the game. I wonder what the violent Japanese version would be like, over the top I hope.
#7 Posted by jakob187 (21758 posts) -
@Cold_Wolven: It was relatively more graphic than its previous game, but remember that you are talking about 16-bit graphics.  lol
#8 Posted by MetalMoog (908 posts) -

Can anyone confirm whether the old versions are indeed in the new game? I loved the originals in the arcade and this alone will push this up to a buy for me.

#9 Posted by alternate (2720 posts) -
@MetalMoog said:
" Can anyone confirm whether the old versions are indeed in the new game? I loved the originals in the arcade and this alone will push this up to a buy for me. "
yes.  Genesis versions (only the first came out on arcade).  Without the best buy pre-order code though you have to actually play the main game to unlock.  Chapter 2 for SH1, Chapter 4 for SH2 and Chapter 8 for SH3.

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