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Bastion is an action role-playing experience that redefines storytelling in games, with a reactive narrator who marks your every move. Explore more than 40 lush hand-painted environments as you discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to pieces. Wield a huge arsenal of upgradeable weapons and battle savage beasts adapted to their new habitat. Finish the main story to unlock New Game Plus mode and continue your journey!

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#1
If you type bastion in the search it brings it up at 600msp points, guess they are literally updating it
#2
just got it
#3
Richard27
just got it


I havent got it yet, worth it?
#4
As normal its for Gold members only. Meant to be one of the top arcade titles.
#5
Any good this ?
#6
Its a good and recent game. Why is it on offer so often? It must sell no copies at all at full price!
#7
farfromout
Its a good and recent game. Why is it on offer so often? It must sell no copies at all at full price!


Cross platforms, its sold over half a million.

Edited By: robertr on Jan 31, 2012 10:53: .
1 Like #8
^ Who cares about IGN reviews these days?
#9
Finally a good xla deal, bought 4200 points for the xmas sale and still got most of it, they've had crap deals after crap deals so far.
#10
Where Bastion lets itself down slightly, though, is in the combat...the enemies you encounter don't rise to the challenge, frequently just spamming you with increasing numbers, extra spawn points, area-of-effect attacks and storms of projectiles rather than fighting you in ways that invite experimentation and get you excited about going into combat. For a game where you spend so much of your time hacking and slashing, that's a disappointing revelation.


Eurogamer Review (8/10)

Might give the trial a go, though the combat sounds disappointing.
#11
deffo need to give the trial a go first i think
#12
Ahhh great! Finally able to come into a Bastion thread without someone smugly saying it's free on Chrome.

Own it already, and would highly recommend anyone paying the 600msp to get to play it with a controller and gamer points.
#13
robertr
farfromout
Its a good and recent game. Why is it on offer so often? It must sell no copies at all at full price!

Cross platforms, its sold over half a million.

How many of those do you think were sold at full price? Its been on offer on Xbox about 6 times since release, I've seen it as a steam offer, etc.

How many HP Touchpads were sold before the firesale?
#14
Bastion - **** get it
#15
Great game. I want from Dust or Stacking to drop.

Matt
#16
farfromout
robertr
farfromout
Its a good and recent game. Why is it on offer so often? It must sell no copies at all at full price!

Cross platforms, its sold over half a million.

How many of those do you think were sold at full price? Its been on offer on Xbox about 6 times since release, I've seen it as a steam offer, etc.

How many HP Touchpads were sold before the firesale?

About 6 times?
It has been on offer one (!) time as the first of their Christmas deals. But apart from this one day, there haven't been any offers yet.
#17
Wilsh88
Richard27
just got it


I havent got it yet, worth it?


its downloading now, supposed to be very good

I tend to only get XBLA stuff if its on sale or if not if I really want it

the Alan Wake game I will get day one, if you get your points for say 2100 for £15 then your still getting a deal
#18
Annoying thing with most XBLA sales is by the time you get round to trying the demo out, the price has gone back up!
#19
ijw0161
Annoying thing with most XBLA sales is by the time you get round to trying the demo out, the price has gone back up!


isnt a week long enough?? oO
#20
Whats the best deal on MSP at the minute?

Sorry didn't fully read it, I got caught out a few times at Christmas with the one day sales I think
#21
http://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-360/bastion

Great game, definately worth picking up. Hoping it'll be on the next humble bundle for PC. :)
#22
ijw0161
Whats the best deal on MSP at the minute?

Sorry didn't fully read it, I got caught out a few times at Christmas with the one day sales I think



I just got 4200 for £29.99 off ebay, came in 30 minutes

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/170771775528?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649#ht_2422wt_1252]

Edited By: Richard27 on Jan 31, 2012 12:27
#23
just picked it up ... what a great game with awesome music, artwork and naration ... make this a truely enjoyable gameing expirience!
heat added!
#24
ijw0161
Whats the best deal on MSP at the minute?

Sorry didn't fully read it, I got caught out a few times at Christmas with the one day sales I think

Wait it out. MS are about to phase out MSP so give it some time and it'll be done with local currency, and probably get more for your money.
1 Like #25
Definitely worth it. Plenty of gameplay (7 hours+) if you do all the side-missions. Great game, amazing story, excellent soundtrack.

Also to the "disappointing combat" quote, the combat is particularly easy at first, but then you get introduced to the "Gods" which are like the "skulls" on Halo games, so you can make the game much much more challenging. I'd also recommend the DLC which is just 80 points and pretty darn difficult.

SpudUK
ijw0161
Whats the best deal on MSP at the minute?

Sorry didn't fully read it, I got caught out a few times at Christmas with the one day sales I think

Wait it out. MS are about to phase out MSP so give it some time and it'll be done with local currency, and probably get more for your money.


Wait it out for a rumour when this deal only lasts a week? Sounds like a great idea...


Edited By: blizzard7 on Jan 31, 2012 12:35
1 Like #26
Got this game on release day... one of my favourite games of last year. First game in a very long time that when I completed, I jumped right back in on new game plus.
#27
Is this game long?
2 Likes #28
SpudUK
ijw0161
Whats the best deal on MSP at the minute?

Sorry didn't fully read it, I got caught out a few times at Christmas with the one day sales I think
Wait it out. MS are about to phase out MSP so give it some time and it'll be done with local currency, and probably get more for your money.

I doubt MS are getting rid of the points system to give us more for our money I fully expect everything to be more expensive as there'll be no 'deals' through third parties!

I'll be trying out Bastion later on but with Skyrim, Rayman Origins and Sonic Generations on the go at the moment it'll need to be very good to get any attention.
#29
TommyNooka
SpudUK
ijw0161
Whats the best deal on MSP at the minute?

Sorry didn't fully read it, I got caught out a few times at Christmas with the one day sales I think

Wait it out. MS are about to phase out MSP so give it some time and it'll be done with local currency, and probably get more for your money.


I doubt MS are getting rid of the points system to give us more for our money I fully expect everything to be more expensive as there'll be no 'deals' through third parties!

I'll be trying out Bastion later on but with Skyrim, Rayman Origins and Sonic Generations on the go at the moment it'll need to be very good to get any attention.


Yeah there doing it so shops cant offer MSP at 20% off etc. will just be set prices
#30
I bought this the last time it was on sale for 600, awesome little RPG, great style and story.

The DLC for it is 80 point btw, adds a new mode and an additional challenge map (free on PC version).
#31
Dammit, bought this game last week for full price. I could feel in my gut it was going to drop in price again. Been on this site too long...
#32
StauntonLick
Dammit, bought this game last week for full price. I could feel in my gut it was going to drop in price again. Been on this site too long...


its still a great game at full price :)
#33
Sweet, I almost bought this for full price the other night after reading about the developer sending a copy of the game to a customer stationed in Iraq. Glad I waited now
#34
SpudUK
ijw0161
Whats the best deal on MSP at the minute?

Sorry didn't fully read it, I got caught out a few times at Christmas with the one day sales I think
Wait it out. MS are about to phase out MSP so give it some time and it'll be done with local currency, and probably get more for your money.


You would think so but it won't
#35
RagingKileak
Great game. I want from Dust or Stacking to drop.

Matt


You missed the boat! Both dropped in price during 2011.
#36
StauntonLick
Dammit, bought this game last week for full price. I could feel in my gut it was going to drop in price again. Been on this site too long...


I think they announced over a week a it was gonna be on a sale today
#37
ijw0161
Whats the best deal on MSP at the minute?

Sorry didn't fully read it, I got caught out a few times at Christmas with the one day sales I think


I usually get from here as its a bit cheaper than on the dash, takes a few minutes and you have the code.

http://www.gamesbites.com/Instant_Microsoft_Points

Good deal btw, think I might go for this,getting the trial now to check it out first.

Edited By: toughnumber on Jan 31, 2012 13:41
#38
Really fun game, the narration sets it off well, and a good bit of dlc along with the game too.
#39
SpudUK
ijw0161
Whats the best deal on MSP at the minute?

Sorry didn't fully read it, I got caught out a few times at Christmas with the one day sales I think

Wait it out. MS are about to phase out MSP so give it some time and it'll be done with local currency, and probably get more for your money.


lol there not about to phase them out. The rumor is by the end of the year.
#40
kaishou
^ Who cares about IGN reviews these days?

He's right! IGN reviews suck now days.

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