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Old 08-12-17, 11:40 AM   #76
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Re: Night Trap gets re-release, complete with physical edition

Guys, this game is terrible. Consider yourselves lucky if you didn't get one.
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Old 08-12-17, 12:41 PM   #77
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Guys, this game is terrible. Consider yourselves lucky if you didn't get one.
People buy bad movies that they know are bad all the time. Why can't they buy a bad videogame?
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Old 08-12-17, 01:28 PM   #78
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All the games they sell are easily available to play digitally most for like 75% of the cost. These are niche items for collectors. If they didn't use this business model they wouldn't be selling the games.
I just think that if something sells out in under two minutes they could clearly sell more. I'm not talking a hundred thousand. I understand they are a extremely small company. The way this release was promoted as well as the nostalgia factor should have warranted a much larger number of copies.
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Old 08-12-17, 01:34 PM   #79
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Re: Night Trap gets re-release, complete with physical edition

Possibly. It's also possible that if this was a wide release available in every store, the would have sold less copies than they already have. Many people buy these releases specifically BECAUSE they are limited (to save or to flip), not because they actually want to play them.

Anybody who just wants to play the game can still download it.
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Old 08-17-17, 09:43 PM   #80
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FYI

Digital Copy is only in the PSN store for and is $14.99.

An XBox One version is supposedly planned for the future.
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Old 08-18-17, 07:48 AM   #81
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So how did this get an M rating for the original versions and only a T rating for the new versions? Did they cut some of the content?
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Old 08-18-17, 08:05 AM   #82
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Re: Night Trap gets re-release, complete with physical edition

Just standards changing over time, apparently. Night Trap is incredibly tame.
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Old 08-18-17, 08:22 AM   #83
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Re: Night Trap gets re-release, complete with physical edition

and here I thought we were going to have some half naked shots of the late Dana Plato.

I hope we'll get more of these cheesy FMV games. There's a few of them from the 90's off the Sega CD that I would love to re-visit.
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Old 08-18-17, 08:27 AM   #84
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So how did this get an M rating for the original versions and only a T rating for the new versions? Did they cut some of the content?
Different times. Video games in general were viewed very differently back then. Throw in full motion video of girls (sometimes in pajamas!!) being (comically) hunted equaled an M rating. Same thing happened with PC games like Phantasmagoria. Tame by today's standards; controversial at launch.
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Old 08-18-17, 05:09 PM   #85
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Which one did you end up buying?
Standard edition. I couldn't think of a single reason to buy the collectors edition.
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Old 08-18-17, 05:33 PM   #86
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So how did this get an M rating for the original versions and only a T rating for the new versions? Did they cut some of the content?
This is one of the main games that suffered from the witch hunt that was going on with video games and the ratings system at that time. Check this article out.

The ratings system was used by the game industry to get the US Government off their backs. Night Trap being one of the major "offenders" along with Mortal Kombat was going to get the M Rating. Check out ESRB on wikipedia for a good write up on all of it.

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Old 08-18-17, 05:36 PM   #87
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Different times. Video games in general were viewed very differently back then. Throw in full motion video of girls (sometimes in pajamas!!) being (comically) hunted equaled an M rating. Same thing happened with PC games like Phantasmagoria. Tame by today's standards; controversial at launch.
Even when it was released I thought Night Trap was quite Tame compared to what I was expecting. Then again I grew up watching a lot of R rated movies! As a teen I knew politicians were using Mortal Kombat and Night Trap as stepping stones to build their political careers on. Pretty Sad.
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