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Wow, another practically barren week for Xbox 360 releases. This week actually doubles last week's total, with two games shipping to retailers. The first is Dance Dance Revolution Universe 2 (say that three times fast). We're guessing that the game involves dancing. The second release is the game adaptation of the film The Golden Compass, which itself is based on a book. Given its movie tie-in nature, we're not exactly expecting to be bowled over. That said, the game was developed by Shiny, so maybe there's some hope for redemption. For now, we'll just be mashing F5 over at Metacritic.

[Via Joystiq]

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Matt_M1

12-03-2007 @ 3:41PM

Matt_M said...

Just so people know, Metacritic is a property of CNET and, by association, Gamespot.

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DjDATZ2

12-03-2007 @ 3:47PM

DjDATZ said...

HAAAH...awesome matt. lol

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Van Faulk3

12-03-2007 @ 5:05PM

Van Faulk said...

And just so you know, that is incredibly annoying.

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DjDATZ4

12-03-2007 @ 3:50PM

DjDATZ said...

the golden compass has achievements that are too hard for a movie game.

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haukke5

12-03-2007 @ 3:58PM

haukke said...

did shiny have something to do with the crappy matrix games?

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mietha CAG6

12-03-2007 @ 4:16PM

mietha CAG said...

Just a word of advice: DDRU2 will only be available as a bundle until next month. With pad, available tomorrow, is $70. Without, available the second week of January, is $50. I want the game bad, but personally I'm waiting. I'm tired of this forced bundle shit.

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Tony7

12-03-2007 @ 4:16PM

Tony said...

Yeah, Shiny made them.

Unfortunately, I don't think their handful of good games make up for their handful of crappy games by default... They're so hit and miss it's hard to how bad it might be.

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bigmac3758

12-03-2007 @ 4:24PM

bigmac375 said...

why did you link to metacritic the day people are boycotting them.
thats messed up considering you guys work in the same industry.
i hope it was just a brainfart.

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Richard Mitchell9

12-03-2007 @ 5:08PM

Richard Mitchell said...

Actually, didn't know Metacritic was a CNET property. Don't click the link if you're boycotting I guess.

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Sam10

12-03-2007 @ 9:40PM

Sam said...

ah, the power of wikipedia enlightens all.

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james11

12-03-2007 @ 5:11PM

james said...

I'm just glad that the recent slew of releases is over... Beat COD4, Assasin's Creed, went 'meh' over Kane and Lynch, and am playing Mass Effect through a 3rd time. I saw the sun for the first time in months this morning! :P

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eugene12

12-03-2007 @ 7:37PM

eugene said...

You mean it's finally safe to walk through the game section at my favorite store? No more maruchan lunches and selling plasma at the blood bank?

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franoculator13

12-03-2007 @ 5:25PM

franoculator said...

Did anybody notice the ad posters in some of the venues in GH3? I was playing in Mitch's last night, and there was a poster on the wall. For Golden Compass... not that it persuaded me to buy the game...

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