Just found a used "copy" of Steel Battalion; should i buy it!?

#1 Posted by Bouke (1402 posts) -

 When i walked into one of my favorite game stores (a used gamestore with everything from Atari's up to PS3's) the other day, i was just looking around not really searching for anything special. Among the boxes with old consoles however was a big camouflaged box with Steel Battalion written on it. Turns out they actually got a working controller and a copy of the game for the original xbox for sale. The price was 115 euro which is a little over 150 dollars or something; and i stil own a original xbox... 
  
Should i buy this amazing piece of gaming history!? I mean its not like i'm really going to get my money worth from just playing it right!? But it is kind of awesome to have such a rare game/controller... 
 
Help me out!

#2 Posted by Xolare (1279 posts) -

Does it even work on 360's? Or do you even have an original Xbox?

#3 Posted by Bouke (1402 posts) -
@Xolare: I'm pretty sure its not backwards compatible on 360, but i still have an original Xbox; so no problem there!
#4 Edited by BunkerBuster (1042 posts) -

I don't know about you but I couldn't wait to get a friend to haul that 4 foot plastic space waste out of my fucking house. But to each his own I guess. 
 
In my opinion, if you can get your hands on Chromehounds you'll have a much better time than anything Steel Batallion / Line of Contact will offer.

#5 Posted by Bouke (1402 posts) -
@BunkerBuster: is it still a friend?
#6 Edited by BunkerBuster (1042 posts) -
@Bouke: He's still my friend; he ended up giving it away after having to move if that's what you're asking. What you should be asking is if the game was good. It was never good. 
 
Actually, let me back-pedal a bit. It's a good game if your a fan of the genre, f you can handle the "realistic" movements of the robots and you don't mind it being a very short game.
#7 Posted by Bouke (1402 posts) -
@BunkerBuster: See, that is helpfull! I didn't really know if the game was any good, since i never played it. If the game was even good, combined with that controller it might be worth it. 
#8 Posted by RoboRobb (1051 posts) -

fuck yessss. Or you could wait for the Steel Battalion Kinect game, I'm sure it'll be just as good.

#9 Posted by xyzygy (9935 posts) -

For that much money you can buy a Kinect, and the sequel to SB is coming out for it probably next year.

#10 Posted by Bouke (1402 posts) -
@xyzygy: Actually i couldn't because Kinect costs 150 euro over here which is more like 200 dollar, plus 70 dollar for the game... 
 
I don't know i guess i always wanted to play it just to see what it was like and when it came out i couldn't afford it and now that i can, i'm wondering if i should. Its a lot of money to try out a game...
#11 Posted by xyzygy (9935 posts) -
@Bouke: If I were you I'd snatch it up. Not only does it look very unique but it will probably become a very rare item in the future, if you're into that sort of thing. 
 
And wow Kinect costs a lot over in the EU!
#12 Posted by Xolare (1279 posts) -

Do it.

#13 Posted by melcene (3056 posts) -

Yeah, grab it up.  I know people who have had it, and later sold it, and totally regret selling it.

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