Release Week – Pockets Cringe

The holiday season just continues to wreck havoc on every gamer’s bank account.  The string of potential hits continue this week with a fury of anticipated titles hitting store shelves! 

What’s going to be on your gamer card?

Assassin's Creed

Assassin’s Creed – The setting is 1191 A.D. The Third Crusade is tearing the Holy Land apart. You, Altair, intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict. $59.99

Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

Kane & Lynch: Dead Men – Enter the violent and chaotic journey of two men—a flawed mercenary and a medicated psychopath.  The heat is on. $59.99

BlackSite: Area 51

BlackSite: Area 51 – A small American town is swarming with alien life. The government is desperate, struggling to contain secrets so terrible, they can no longer be kept. There is a demo available. $59.99

Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008

Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008 – It’s time to live the life of a Superstar. Are you ready? There is a demo available. $59.99

Need For Speed ProStreet

Need For Speed ProStreet – Build the ultimate battle machine, take it to multi-disciplinary showdowns, and pit your skills and reputation against the world’s best street racers. There is a demo available. $59.99

America's Army: True Soldiers

America’s Army: True Soldiers - Get the true infantry experience with real U.S. Army weapons and vehicles, and unparalleled multiplayer gameplay. Try this one in the Xbox Live Marketplace. $59.99

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16 Responses to “ Release Week – Pockets Cringe ”

  1. If I was rich: Assassin’s Creed, Kane & Lynch, BlackSite: Area 51, Need For Speed ProStreet.

    Since I’m not: Assassin’s Creed :)

  2. You skipped Soldier of Fortune: Payback.

  3. I’ll probably get Assassin’s Creed and Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 but I’m still haven’t got Call of Duty 4 yet which is a must have for me.

    So many games yet so little money :(

  4. hey i can’t list them all lol

  5. You listed America’s Army though, and that’s the worst “game” ever made. Soldier of Fortune is probably the best game out this week. :)

  6. already pre-ordered assassins creed, and im silenty waiting in the shadows for it to arive. muhehe.

  7. yeah AA is a crapper lol.

    @lawl, some people are already playing Creed.

  8. Assassins Creed……at Fry’s this week…..$39.99

  9. I’m only getting Assassin’s Creed.

  10. yea i know deac, but they’re not that fast here in holland. still a few more days waiting, 15th and its on the shelves here.

  11. 39.99$ 0__0 Must find a fry’s in my area!

  12. @Green, yes it is…so DFW peeps head over to a Fry’s near you for AC. ;)

    I’m picking up Super Mario Galaxy for the Wii tomorrow, and AC on Thursday. And I got COD4:LE on eBay for < $60. Geez, what a week (and it just started)! :D

  13. 1. CoD4
    2. Orange Box
    3. Rockband
    4. Guitar Hero III
    5. Assassins Creed (?rental)

    That’s my order of purchase, going to see what I can do to get #1 well before Xmas though.

  14. @ Soufizzy; I am guessing it’s not available online?

  15. i dont’ think Fry’s lets you do it online.

  16. @caleb, DB is right. You MUST buy AC in Fry’s to get the game @ $39.99.

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