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Military Madness: Nectaris PSN Game Night

Marcello Lagosh's Avatar + Posted by Marcello Lagosh on Nov 19, 2009 // Marketing Team Member, Hudson Entertainment

Hello PlayStation Community!

This is Marcello Lagosh, part of the marketing team at Hudson Entertainment. I am pleased to announce an event of EPIC MADNESS! Members of Hudson Entertainment, Backbone Entertainment and VGEVO.com are forming Voltron to challenge all of you to a fun night of Military Madness: Nectaris on the PlayStation Network. We will be hosting 4-player versus matches over the PlayStation Network tomorrow, Friday, November 20th, from 5pm PT/8pm ET to 7pm PT/10pm ET.

Sounds awesome, right? This madness has yet to begin!

MMDogTags

If you come in first place in an online match with one of the people below, you will win a Military Madness: Nectaris Dog Tag. Only a few of these were made and are numbered for authenticity. To receive the Military Madness: Nectaris Dog Tag, send a PSN message with your email to the game host (their PSN IDs are below) for the match you placed first in. They will send us your email and then we will contact you for your shipping information. It’s that simple. Every person on the list below will be running their own online match so be sure to search the Friendly Match section of Multiplayer to find us. Just a reminder, we are shipping these tags to gamers in North America only.

If you don’t already have Military Madness: Nectaris yet, the full game is on the PlayStation Store right now for only $9.99. Finally, to stay up to date with this event, look for updates in the comment section of this post and @HudsonEnt on Twitter.

So let’s review. You can play an updated classic in 1080p against the people that made it and the gamers that love it, then win rare item for beating them. “THIS IS MADNESS!!!” you may say to yourself. No, it’s not madness. This is how we do things at Hudson Entertainment. We are all about having fun and doing something special for all the gamers out there. So get ready for the reign of MADNESS that will descend upon the PlayStation Network tomorrow night.

So what do you think? Leave thoughts in the comments section. I will be reading the comments and answering any questions that I can.

The Challengers:

Marcello Lagosh

  • Marketing team member at Hudson Entertainment
  • PSN ID: Zakupilot256


Peter

  • Military Madness: Nectaris Producer
  • PSN ID: GoldenGod503

Michael Graeb

  • Engineer at Backbone Entertainment
  • PSN ID: lowly_programmer

Eric Hope

  • Engineer at Backbone Entertainment
  • PSN ID: NinjaKittens

Kyle Tunison

  • Engineer at Backbone Entertainment
  • PSN ID: Derrigo

Karl Raade

  • Lead Artist at Backbone Entertainment
  • PSN ID: Spazticus_1


Terry

Ken

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67 Comments

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+ Stoffinator on November 19th, 2009 at 7:07 am said:

Go VGEVO!


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+ ndw4 on November 19th, 2009 at 7:24 am said:

Cool. 2nd


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+ Razrsharp on November 19th, 2009 at 7:26 am said:

This is very cool. More developers should do these game nights to win prizes. It gives people an incentive to buy their games.


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+ MakulaTolkien on November 19th, 2009 at 7:31 am said:

Woot! This sounds like an epic gaming night


     

    + Marcello Lagosh on November 19th, 2009 at 12:25 pm said:

    Indeed it is! I hope to see you online.


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+ Dark_Shadow1995 on November 19th, 2009 at 7:33 am said:

Make BFBC2 live in the USA!


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+ slickjones on November 19th, 2009 at 7:36 am said:

This is a really fantastic idea, more game companies should do this.

It’s basically free marketing, and you’re getting feedback on what’s great or not so great, so you know exactly what people want from a game.

Hope this idea really catches on.


     

    + Marcello Lagosh on November 19th, 2009 at 12:32 pm said:

    I do too! I hope more game companies follow our lead and similar or even better events like this for the PlayStation 3 owners out there.


     

    + Marcello Lagosh on November 19th, 2009 at 12:33 pm said:

    Blah, I am so excited for this game night that I can\’t type right hahaha. I meant to say that I do hope more game companies follow our lead and do similar or even better events like this for the PlayStation 3 owners our there.


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+ ediddy999 on November 19th, 2009 at 7:36 am said:

@Zakupilot256 are you famous now, because if you are then I want in on some of your famousness.


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+ Emiel on November 19th, 2009 at 7:41 am said:

Great idea!


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+ mahunoy on November 19th, 2009 at 7:55 am said:

Nice! Thanks Zaku.


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+ Aggie_CEO on November 19th, 2009 at 7:59 am said:

Zaku!!

DUDE!!!!

VGEVO FTW!!!


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+ Aggie_CEO on November 19th, 2009 at 8:01 am said:

Zaku!!

Good stuff….I going to get the game now….lol

VGEVO FTW!!!


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+ Mister-Nep on November 19th, 2009 at 8:03 am said:

Hurray for VGEvo representation!


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+ Trickman on November 19th, 2009 at 8:04 am said:

Thanks for setting this up, Zaku! We (the founders of VGEvo.com) are looking forward to playing this game with the community and the public at large.

Regards,

“Trickman” Terry


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+ ptuck874 on November 19th, 2009 at 8:05 am said:

Eric stole my NinjaKittens id!!! :)


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+ Jon_Mclane on November 19th, 2009 at 8:05 am said:

@ediddy999
Then I want to leech off you famousness


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+ Johnny_iS_A_bOy on November 19th, 2009 at 8:06 am said:

VGEVO FTW!! (Best Gaming Community EVAR!!!)
Hope everyone has a blast tonight on Military Madness!!!! Thx to the devs showing the playstation community some love by inviting ppl to play some games with them tonight.


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+ ANDREWREDFIELD on November 19th, 2009 at 8:13 am said:

Its Very Well!!!


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+ ANDREWREDFIELD on November 19th, 2009 at 8:14 am said:

of course


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+ TopDogg069 on November 19th, 2009 at 8:16 am said:

i hope there are no cats in this game or scott may be forced to punch them!!!


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+ TopDogg069 on November 19th, 2009 at 8:18 am said:

i hope there are no cats in this game or scott will be forced to punch them!!


     

    + Marcello Lagosh on November 19th, 2009 at 12:26 pm said:

    you mean Kitty-SHO-RYU-KEN!


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+ ColonelSeitan on November 19th, 2009 at 8:33 am said:

It’s great to see some vgevo love on PS Blog :)

This event sounds awesome


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+ iamsam69 on November 19th, 2009 at 8:57 am said:

That sound pretty awesome! =)


     

    + Marcello Lagosh on November 19th, 2009 at 12:34 pm said:

    I am glad you like this post! I hope to see you online tomorrow night.


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+ Torgo on November 19th, 2009 at 9:01 am said:

I wish that I could join-in, but I’ll be at a LAN party that night (and the rest of the weekend.) Good luck to everyone participating, the Dog Tags are pretty sweet too :-)

Thanks to Hudson (and especially Marcello) for organizing this, and thanks to Jeff and the rest of the SCEA peeps for posting it on the blog!

Have Fun!


     

    + Marcello Lagosh on November 19th, 2009 at 12:22 pm said:

    Remember the deal. Your Lan party name is now \”Pwny Danza\”.


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+ Blkant on November 19th, 2009 at 9:03 am said:

Its neat and all, and the demo was good, but 9.99 is just so much today :/


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+ zakupilot256 on November 19th, 2009 at 9:36 am said:

I start work at noon. I will do the official Red comments then!Thanks for the great comments!


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+ The1stMJC on November 19th, 2009 at 9:45 am said:

Awesome Zaku

And I must say this VGEVO FTW. Great to see some VGEVO love and that we have taken over the PS Blog.


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+ Voozi on November 19th, 2009 at 9:50 am said:

Zakupilot256

Ball is superior to your Zaku. I’ll probably try and make it out to challenge you just cause you’re a UC Gundam fan, but if not cause something comes up, I’ll add you anyway just cause you’re a UC Gundam fan and those are rare to come by on the PSN ;)

Speaking of UC…still need to finish watching ZZ Gundam..oh right this is about Military Madness…ahem.


     

    + Marcello Lagosh on November 19th, 2009 at 2:16 pm said:

    No… the Zaku II is better hahaha. I am huge UC 0079 fan. Proof here http://www.twitpic.com/q5c2a . Anyway, I hope to see you online for Military Madness, then I can show you the might of Zeon hahaha.


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+ trounbyfire on November 19th, 2009 at 9:59 am said:

NO plat trophies lol


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+ Torgo on November 19th, 2009 at 10:18 am said:

@trounbyfire

How is that different from any other PSN game?


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+ Bildo818 on November 19th, 2009 at 10:18 am said:

VGEVO FOR THE WIN!!! I can hear Torgo now….SLUUUURP! :-) j/k


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+ Phillip_J_Fry on November 19th, 2009 at 10:33 am said:

This should be a fun night for everyone. Good luck to all the participants =)


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+ alicethesister on November 19th, 2009 at 11:11 am said:

Isn’t this the same dumb website that’s doing the Socom Q&A? Count me out, this whole event seems more like a shameless plug for a PS3 fanboy site than an event where you get to play with the developer/publisher. I mean seriously, at a 15:4 ratio – who do you think this event is really for.

Usually the PS Blog has pretty cool events, but this one seems like an excuse.


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+ trounbyfire on November 19th, 2009 at 11:17 am said:

@torgo i was talking about the guy who help made the game dosen’t have a plat. calm down


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+ Tredogg14TK on November 19th, 2009 at 11:22 am said:

i would love to join u guys but unfortunatley i didnt get paid yet! O well.


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+ Sekoku on November 19th, 2009 at 11:25 am said:

Screw that. WHERE IS MY BAD COMPANY 2 BETA, SONY!? EUROPE IS NOW PLAYING IT AND WE’RE STILL WAITING!? FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF

Seriously, why is SCEA so screwed up on uploading things early for betas and having a set-time for PSN store downloads? ALWAYS.


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+ Torgo on November 19th, 2009 at 11:27 am said:

@alicethesister

No, THIS is the site that is doing the Socom interview:
http://psnation.org

We are a part of the VGEVO Podcast Network as well, and that’s where our forums reside.

Why can’t anyone just enjoy events like this instead of turning the “cynical switch” up to 11?

Smooches


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+ Alex_dlc on November 19th, 2009 at 11:35 am said:

congrats sony, another faulty firmware. i keep trying to sync my trophies but i cant, so that means i cant change the color of my gamertag thing either.

and the TV stuff? you cant get rid of it! i live in spain but i dont watch spanish tv! i dont even watch ANY television shows on my tv. common sony, was that just to advertise the channels? after all, they are just links to websites!


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+ HUNT720 on November 19th, 2009 at 11:47 am said:

@Alex_dlc

Wahhhhh.. you understand this is the US blog right?? NOT THE EU BLOG. Please feel free to whine on the blog that relates you your own region… in the correct place.

Spanish translation:

Wahhhhh.. sabes que eso es el Blog de los Estados Unidos si? NO ES EL BLOG DE EU. Por favor, debes que WHINE en el blog que es por su region… en el ubicación correcto.


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+ Alex_dlc on November 19th, 2009 at 11:54 am said:

nice translation, oh wait, i should complement google not you.


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+ lostinplainsight on November 19th, 2009 at 12:25 pm said:

dude, love that avatar


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+ Thrill_Kill on November 19th, 2009 at 12:36 pm said:

Sounds like fun! Now just add some DTS sound to the game to accompany the 1080p graphics and you got a sold product! Or put it on BluRay disc, add uncompressed PCM in 7.1 and sell it to me for $39.95! :) I would happily buy that.

I love Hudson Soft, and been supporting them since the NES/PC Engine days. Just give me some love and give the game some attention.

I bought Military Madness on my TurboGrafX 16 for like $69.95 back in the day… Then bought Neo Nectaris for $79.95 a few years after from TZD.

I am willing to easily pay $39.95 for this great classic on a BluRay disc with manual and case.

Please take into consideration those of us who still want to buy a physical medium.

Military Madness is a game that is deserving of special treatment. If you absolutely refuse to put it on a disc, then please at least try to get the sound in DTS or PCM for the fans that love the game! We really would appreciate it! This game is a CLASSIC!


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+ emzee83 on November 19th, 2009 at 12:55 pm said:

VGEVO fo lifeee!


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+ Patriotbball5460 on November 19th, 2009 at 1:02 pm said:

VGEVO has taken over the PS Blog! This was all in the cards now wasn’t it Zaku! Awesome work man, and way to help VGEVO out!


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+ Thrasher20 on November 19th, 2009 at 1:09 pm said:

Nice trophies!


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+ Voozi on November 19th, 2009 at 2:54 pm said:

Damn Gundam Senki…still holding onto hope Namco Bandai will localize it, else it’s off to importing it!(am dissapointed there’s no slicing/blowing off heads & limbs like in Crossfire but ah well)

Oh yea tried adding you but your friend list was full, if you ever have a free spot, should send me one.

Now just don’t go dropping colonies on anyone if *cough when* you’re about to lose on Friday night lol.


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+ alicethesister on November 19th, 2009 at 2:58 pm said:

@torgo

Don’t be an idiot. Everyone knows that if you’re submitting questions, you had to do it at that ugly site. You’re all part of the same network. Ok so you the socom Q&A people have their own website! It still doesn’t change the fact you’re one of those VGEVO freaks, and this is more of a vgevo event than a real event with devs instead of stuck up podcasters like yourself.


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+ NwrksBigBoss on November 19th, 2009 at 3:42 pm said:

Awesome, too bad i cant make it.

@alicethesister

Okay so they are the ones doing a Socom Q&A, why so butthurt about it?


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+ alicethesister on November 19th, 2009 at 3:45 pm said:

It’s nothing personal, but it would be nice if the socom people would interact with the community themselves instead of hiring a mouthpiece PS fansite to do it for them.


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+ Dehshizknight on November 19th, 2009 at 3:48 pm said:

Wow, this is awesome! I should pick this one up today…


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+ NwrksBigBoss on November 19th, 2009 at 3:53 pm said:

@alicethesister

They are interacting with the community, VGEVO and the PSnation like it or not are a community of gamers.


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