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Sam and Max Season 3 ever coiming to XBLA?

posted by CapnJay on - last edited - Viewed by 574 users

After all Penny Arcade Adventures abandoned us after two games will you leave us hanging too?

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  • I think there's a rule in Microsoft certification that says they can't, since they launched it as a PSN title first, or something like that.

  • @Gibbeynator said: I think there's a rule in Microsoft certification that says they can't, since they launched it as a PSN title first, or something like that.



    Well thats depressing.

  • Telltale got burned bringing Wallace & Gromit to XBLA. Microsoft made it impossible for them to keep those releases in synch with the PC releases. (Episode 2, 3 and 4 were released in May, June and July 2009 for PC, but the XBLA versions had to wait until November.) So they've been reluctant to put anything else there.

  • @Harald B said: Telltale got burned bringing Wallace & Gromit to XBLA. Microsoft made it impossible for them to keep those releases in synch with the PC releases. (Episode 2, 3 and 4 were released in May, June and July 2009 for PC, but the XBLA versions had to wait until November.) So they've been reluctant to put anything else there.



    Well someone needs to give Microsoft a wakeup call

  • @CapnJay said: Well someone needs to give Microsoft a wakeup call



    Well, the way Telltale is handling The Walking Dead is one way they can make the system work for them. Apparently, DLC doesn't have to spend as long in certification as an XBLA game, so they don't have to delay the release because Microsoft won't play nice. I SUPPOSE Telltale could go back to TDP and release it in a similar fashion, but why bother when they need to work full steam ahead on three projects?

  • @Gibbeynator said: Well, the way Telltale is handling The Walking Dead is one way they can make the system work for them. Apparently, DLC doesn't have to spend as long in certification as an XBLA game, so they don't have to delay the release because Microsoft won't play nice. I SUPPOSE Telltale could go back to TDP and release it in a similar fashion, but why bother when they need to work full steam ahead on three projects?



    Because some of us have 11 year old last legs Windows ME Pcs and no PS3 or Ipads Iphones Ebooks Cellphones or anything else.

  • @CapnJay said: After all Penny Arcade Adventures abandoned us after two games will you leave us hanging too?



    Here's that memo you missed.

  • @xbskid said: Here's that memo you missed.



    But it's not the same unless it factors in the things we collected in and the looks of the characters we created for 1 and 2 and they already said that'd be impossible to do for 8/16 bit.


    thanks for trying to help though

  • @CapnJay said: But it's not the same unless it factors in the things we collected in and the looks of the characters we created for 1 and 2 and they already said that'd be impossible to do for 8/16 bit.



    Uh, what does you not being able to import a mustache have to do with your apparent complaint of not bringing a game to your desired platform? You lost me.

  • I am REALLY not sure if this is a reason, but the limit for XBLA games is 2gb. Of course, they can release each individ. ep for 9$, but oh well.

    BTW, if you look at it, each of the 3 systems (Wii/PS3/360) have 2 of the 3 seasons. Wii and XBox have the first two, PS3 has the last two. Hmmm....

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