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Bionic Commando Rearmed Repriced For PC

By John Walker on August 8th, 2008.

Bah!

I’ve been mightily looking forward to Bionic Commando Rearmed, as I’ve mentioned a few times. So I’m not exactly over the moon to learn that Capcom have decided to charge more to PC players than those on consoles. $14.99 for PC, $9.99 for consoles. For the same game.

Talking to Shack News, Christian Svensson, VP of business development and strategic planning at Capcom, explained that the reason was because, well, other things cost more on PC.

“The typical downloadable price for digital-only games on PC is actually $19.99.”

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Bionic Commando: Embracing The 80s Tacky

By John Walker on July 25th, 2008.

Retro Moderno

I’m rather looking forward to Bionic Commando. Both of them. There’s the super-fly new-fangled 3D Bionic Commando, still awaiting a release date. And there’s Bionic Commando Rearmed – a remake/sequel for the classic NES game – due this summer.

Both developed by Swedish developers, GRIN, optimism is based purely on the bits and pieces I’ve seen of both games so far, rather than their rather weak ports of GRAW and GRAW 2 to PC. But there’s more reason to feel positive in the video below, where the Rearmed team explain how dedicated they are to the original look and feel, and the beginnings of some of the new ideas they’ve brought to the 2D series.

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Bionic Commando: Grapple With This

By John Walker on March 22nd, 2008.

Call me Captain Crazy from Loony Land, but I’m really looking forward to the Bionic Commando remake. A new trailer shows him at action in the park, rather than the more city-based footage we’ve seen before. And why my portent? Grappling hooks.

We’d give a bionic arm and a leg to you, Gametrailers.

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