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Edited by Rhymes

@mezmero said:

got it for once.

Good job *pats your back* nice. Thumbs up.

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Edited by smeddly

Totally forgot this was being shown today :)

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Posted by AndrewGPM

Commando IS a pretty good game. Great music.

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Posted by Qlanth
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Edited by SomeJerk

BUR

Respect to Capcom regarding the achievement unlocking in this.

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Posted by TyCobb

Half a Jeep!

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Posted by IcarusFoundYou

I don't wanna wait, for our GAME ROOM to be over...

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Edited by nomtank

@rhymes said:

@mezmero said:

got it for once.

Good job *pats your back* nice. Thumbs up.

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Posted by GnaTSoL

I need that main menu song from the Arcade cabinet.... Soooooo catchy!!!

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Edited by SuperJoe

This video player is garbage. Good thing it resumes from the last known position after you refresh.

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Posted by BombaLuigi

holy crap, the commandos first-stage music totally reminded me of 'defender of the crown'

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Posted by dr_mantas
@superjoe said:

This video player is garbage. Good thing it resumes from the last known position after you refresh.

True. I've been watching everything on youtube and downloading the premium stuff since the relaunch.

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Edited by MeierTheRed

Thats the most bad ass backdrop i have ever seen on Giantbomb.

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Posted by HellknightLeon

Arnold... I dont care what this video is... I'm in.

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Posted by scottygrayskull

Yeah, that $10 a pack is a bummer... Going to wait for the bundle pack with all the games, and even then I might just wait for a sale. :\

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Edited by gbrading

Savage Bees! They're so savage.

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Edited by Bartman3010

I like how in The Speed Rumbler, after the purple car crashes into another enemy van, the van that drops your car off runs into a tree and also explodes. WHO WILL DELIVER YOUR CAR THEN?

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Posted by Seb

BEES

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Edited by GraveyardPolka
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Edited by RedRavN

Anyone else think that renegade ops is kind of like a modern version of The speed rumbler?

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Posted by zagzagovich

@lljk_jasta: Truth! But only the NES version. Arcade was kind of crap.

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Posted by DeadDorf

Would have liked to see Jeff give The Speed Rumbler a go on non-classic mode.

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Edited by ZeroCrescent

A deadly bee weapon? Bees, my god.

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Posted by flasaltine

I'm pretty sure those "apples" are tomatoes.

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Posted by Grulet

Aw yeah, is that John Matrix I see on the preview pic?!

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Posted by Teoball

Wow, the arcade version of the Commando music is terrible.
This is the real version.

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Posted by simkas

As Jeff said, someone should really make a modern remake of Speed Rumbler, I'd love a modern post-apocalyptic vehicular combat GTA type game.

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Edited by Doppelgamer

Ah, Commando...

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Edited by jakkblades

Jeff makes a great MMO reference in this one. Are you cool/not cool enough to get it?

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Posted by GasparNolasco

NO, NOT THE BEES!

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Posted by melodiousj

Why... why is Exed Exes called Savage Bees?

Name change aside, I really like that game.

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Edited by TigerDX

These videos being crushed down to 30FPS is only usually noticeable in older games like this, where certain effects were performed by turning sprites on and off on alternate frames.

If anything looks kind of weird, like disappearing rotor blades, that's why.

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Posted by AlexanderSheen

@teoball said:

Wow, the arcade version of the Commando music is terrible.

This is the real version.

That's right! OG 4 Lyfe, motherfucker!

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Posted by ShowNun

yo those bees are SAVAGE

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Posted by npa189

Ah commando, a motion picture masterwork of 1980's cinema...

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Posted by darkest4

New video player continues to suck balls... freezes trying to play this video.

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Posted by TheHBK

Arnold... I dont care what this video is... I'm in.

I saw it on the youtube playlist and was gonna skip it. Then i come here and see that background pic. Started watching it.

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Posted by BasketSnake

What's the mattah, CIA got you pushin' too many pencils?

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Edited by davo

I always get so damn sleepy watching these.

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Posted by VooDooPC

@redravn said:

Anyone else think that renegade ops is kind of like a modern version of The speed rumbler?

I was going to say that also, because I was thinking the exact same thing.

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Edited by Gerhabio

My computer froze somewhere between the 3 and 4 minute mark just as Ryan was yelling "Skulls!", the result was a continuous minute of demonically thunderous sonic assault.

Fuck Ryan Davis

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Edited by manbot47

my two favorite hosting combos: Jeff & Ryan, and Vinny & Dave

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Edited by Skytylz

Speed Rumbler is a sick name for a game. This makes me miss gameroom purely for the quick looks!

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Posted by stunik101

Ultimate...Trans am

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Posted by vikingdeath1

10 bucks for those 3 games? I dunno... I just bought Guacamelee for around that, so i'm good

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Posted by fisk0

I really liked Savage Bees/EXED EXES in the Capcom Classics Collection for PS2, especially since it was one of those very few occasions where they had created a new remixed soundtrack for it that was actually better than the original. Not that I disliked the original music (though I know that many did) but it did get kinda repetitive after a while.

Also, there actually was a licensed Mad Max game for the NES that was very much like Speed Rumbler, though I never managed to understand what I was supposed to do in it. You drove around in the wasteland with Max's cool black Interceptor and fought against dune buggies and stuff, but then you ran out of fuel and exploded, and I never managed to find out how to pick up fuel. There were barrels all over the place, but I couldn't find any way to pick them up, and if someone is interested in a slightly newer game of that kind, Grin, the ill-fated developers of Bionic Commando Rearmed created a game not too dissimilar back in 2002 titled Bandits: Phoenix Rising. It wasn't great, but it was more of an open world kind of thing, rather than the battle arenas of Twisted Metal.

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Posted by Vuud

NICE FIGHT !!

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Edited by MattClassic

Jeff is more or less right. There never was a Commando II; it was just called Mercs outside Japan. The Japanese name for Commando was Senjo no Okami, which means Wolf of the Battlefield. Hence the XBLA/PSN sequel to Mercs/Senjo no Okami 2, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando III.

Bonus: The arcade version (but not the NES version) of Bionic Commando was also marketed as a sequel to Commando. You play as the same guy, "Super Joe," who only showed up as a supporting character in Bionic Commando for the NES.

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