Fans Rage over Strike Witches Shovelware

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Fans are bewildered and enraged by recently unveiled screenshots for the upcoming Strike Witches Xbox 360 shoot-em-up Strike Witches: Shirogane no Tsubasa – graphics are said to be PSP quality, and all for a top tier $80 price tag.

The screenshots:

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The reaction:

Looks like a freeware game.

Could easily be a PS2 or even PS game.

The PS3 just can’t do this kind of sophisticated lighting!

Totally looks like a cheap doujin game.

PSP is it? Ah, Wii, right? It’s for… the Xbox 360?

Looks worth 800 points, no more.

Something like this is fine. It’s just a character game after all.

I thought it was for the PSP!

And they want $80 for this doujin quality…

Some are even saying that it is the game which is the extra to the Nendoroid packaged with the limited edition.

Anime spinoff games have a deserved reputation for being little more than cheap cash-ins at the best of times, but this title appears to be plumbing new depths. Of course, that does not mean it will necessarily bomb – the fans in question are noted for buying anything.


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