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Dead Island: Riptide Xbox 360 Exclusive 'Zombie Bait' Edition Coming to EU and Australia
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Deep Silver has announced a strictly limited edition of Dead Island: Riptide that's exclusively available on Xbox 360 in Europe and Australia. It's called the 'Zombie Bait Edition', and comes with a hideous resin statue, which is apparently "Dead Island’s grotesque take on an iconic Roman marble torso sculpture".

The sculpture is 31cm in height and 18.5cm wide, is hand-painted and depicts the grisly remains of one of Palanai's island's infected zombie victims. The Zombie Bait Edition comes with a steelbook edition of the game, collectible art cards and an exclusive pack of weapon mods.

Check out the stomach-churning Dead Island: Riptide Zombie Bait Edition below. Dead Island: Riptide is out on April 23rd, 2013 in North America and April 26th in Europe and Australia.




 
 

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Comment #1 by jpg30
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 07:52:51 AM
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oh dear lord.


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Comment #2 by Pyrlaster
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 07:53:14 AM
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Humm yes i would like a zombie bikini bust bust with the British flag hmm yes indeed


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Comment #3 by DeadMan634
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 07:54:44 AM
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I wonder if the busts top could come off lol..


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Comment #4 by onemorechanc
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 07:56:48 AM
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That looks awful.


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Comment #5 by jpg30
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 07:56:57 AM
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i bet even Quagmire would tap that, lol.


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Comment #6 by Tr1pw1re360
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 07:57:06 AM
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Being a big fan of Dead Island this did interest me until i saw the price of £99.99 for Europe version. Bit steep for my liking. Think will stick with the basic edition. Can't wait for this game though! :D


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Comment #7 by Pyrofreezer
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 07:57:28 AM
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The collectible couldn't have been a statue of the characters could it? No. That'd be just too weird.


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Comment #8 by fodbod
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 07:58:57 AM
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This will be a present to my mom


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Comment #9 by amacteur
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 07:59:52 AM
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This one sucks compared to the US one...


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Comment #10 by DaChiefOfOwnage
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:02:02 AM
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Hey I'd place my Master Chief action figure between her tatas.

Just sayin'.


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Comment #11 by metallicorphan
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:02:06 AM
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I bet Australia MPs are already thinking twice about giving out that Adult rating,LOL


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Comment #12 by Racxie
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:03:14 AM
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Hot.


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Comment #13 by jpg30
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:03:43 AM
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@10, do you have the master chief replica helmet? that would be funny sat on top of that statue.


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Comment #14 by Mopey
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:12:55 AM
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Absolutely not going to put this anywhere. That's a ridiculous statue.


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Comment #15 by Racxie
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:13:30 AM
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Wait a second, if this is supposed to be an "Xbox 360 Exclusive", then how come there's a PS3 version available to pre-order?

http://www.gamesonly.at/Dead_Island__Riptide__Zombie_Bait_uncut_Collectors_Edition__inkl__2_Pre-Order_DLCs_PS3_5152.html

And if this is exclusive to Europe/Australia, then how come there's a body with American flags on it?

http://collectorsedition.org/13454/dead-island-riptide-zombie-bait-edition-rumor


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Comment #16 by UberPirateNinja
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:14:51 AM
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Bah, I'd be happy with just the DLC stuff, don't want the other bits.


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Comment #17 by SevenJesterHats
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:26:04 AM
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BOOBS!


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Comment #18 by kyboy
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:27:35 AM
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This is better than the U.S. one IMO. I hate the game, I just want that bust!!


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Comment #19 by plum
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:35:57 AM
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nooooo why did they have to put a union jack bikini on her. SPOILED it for me :( will get this if there is one without that shitty flag


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Comment #20 by AirborneRichard
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:37:45 AM
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Rather had seen a proper figurine or bust from one of the main game caracters. The bust sure looks detailed but those figurines Ubisoft are putting out like the Ghost Recon one, Far Cry 3 and Connor from ACIII are all amazingly detailed, so rather had those kinda things added in this limited edition then this bikini bust. But def great for the fans of Dead Island


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Comment #21 by Slayinfool
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:37:47 AM
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Dumb..


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Comment #22 by Shadow Warlock
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:43:13 AM
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£100 FOR THAT?! That's pathetic, I paid £100 for the Gears 3 Epic Edition which is A LOT better than this edition, hell I paid £70 for Ninja Gaiden 3's Collectors edition and that's a lot better than this!

This should be in the £60-70 range, £100 is just a massive rip-off


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Comment #23 by alucardbelmont
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:47:27 AM
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lol holy cow, you care about the price? how about the fact that the statue itself is quite creepy and not in the good way.

i want the american edition, rigor mortis, or settle for the reg edition. no way am i buying this piece of crap. truly hideous decision designed for cheap PR.


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Comment #24 by xhunterrrr
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 08:53:39 AM
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I'm going to stick with the Rigor Mortis edition. That bust is just plain stupid.


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Comment #25 by resevil239
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:01:09 AM
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Only thing I Like about this over the Rigor mortis edition is the steel book, not that it matters since I'm in the states.


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Comment #26 by XxStuartxX 1990
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:09:17 AM
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why, just why...


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Comment #27 by RDWatson16
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:09:35 AM
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played the original dead island and well riptide just seems like it should have already been there and made playable once u completed the main story with a character tbh


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Comment #28 by DarnedCargo
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:15:48 AM
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My god. It's hideous. I wouldn't take it as a free gift for walking past game let alone pay for the monster.


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Comment #29 by General Boredom
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:24:09 AM
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For once this is a CE that I'm glad isn't being released in the US.


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Comment #30 by cursednaruto
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:25:45 AM
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Might pre-order this hope its not a hmv exclusive owwww to soon


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Comment #31 by Tobi
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:36:23 AM
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This deserves to have the Master Chief helmet placed upon its bloody neck stump.


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Comment #32 by hotdogenigma
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:37:28 AM
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Why is this game even coming out? I thought the first was met with luke-warm reception? Well I suppose if you force enough crap down people's throats they're bound to like it.


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Comment #33 by GaryYEAH
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:54:45 AM
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Kudos to them, I say, for making a ballsy move and doing something a little different.

Needless to say, this statue will ultimately confirm that all of the Collector's Editions will belong to those over the age of eighteen :P.

xx


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Comment #34 by CyberPunch83
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:55:27 AM
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I'm sorry.. but my coffee almost came back when I saw that. That's f*cking terrible! Why would anyone in their right mind buy that? I already passed on the original Dead Island, I guess I'm passing on this one too.


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Comment #35 by thenewpeter
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:59:53 AM
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... Why would someone want that... how is that meant to be iconic in any way of the game in a good way? That's not really something you'd put on you're mantle to show off :/ Ill pass.


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Comment #36 by RBREEZAY
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 10:23:08 AM
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I just need is my paper bag


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Comment #37 by Fheran
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 10:26:09 AM
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How is Australia okay with this? They had L4D2 censored because of gore.


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Comment #38 by Jack Frost
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 10:34:33 AM
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Wow, and I thought that cartoony Agent 47 statue for the Hitman special edition was stupid...

@#32 - To the contrary, the game shifted over 4 million units and is actually very enjoyable with three other friends.

Yes, it had it share of problems and glitches (what game doesn't now), but it still had some great co-op play which I hope this new one just improves upon.


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Comment #39 by Dansi
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 10:55:41 AM
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One for the spank bank that, preordered.


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Comment #40 by Ingen Kommentar
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 10:58:48 AM
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haha i think this statue is AWESOME!! haha but still i woun't put it anywhere in my apartment.


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Comment #41 by Pyrochaos
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 11:04:19 AM
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She's not just a butter face, she's a butter arms and butter legs.


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Comment #42 by bearmod
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 11:10:47 AM
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God damn. I guess Australia is going balls out now that they have that 18+ rating


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Comment #43 by Total Shinobi
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 11:16:29 AM
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@19 - Where are you from?


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Comment #44 by Enlightened 1
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 11:22:22 AM
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Yeaaaaahh boobies


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Comment #45 by Enlightened 1
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 11:29:45 AM
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Seriously though this statue rocks having a dead bodie in my living room on display 18 inches is a good height some hot toys and koto statues are only 12 inches its a real work of art by the looks stand by for anti British brigade


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Comment #46 by DGKALLDAYKAY
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 11:46:27 AM
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Once again the US gets nothing cool like this =[ Eu:∞ USA:0


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Comment #47 by BoyDay
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 11:55:38 AM
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Would it be wrong for me to make paper maché limbs and a head for this and take it to bed with me? Oh, maybe I'll just get the normal version then.


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Comment #48 by Enlightened 1
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 12:17:02 PM
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#47 statue does bring out the necrophilia in every one you have to admit


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Comment #49 by NetroDude
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 12:24:44 PM
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I just hope the boobs are squeezable like implants, if so I will be in heaven :)


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Comment #50 by Karl of Duty XP
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 12:41:11 PM
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Quite literately a bust. I can't work out if this is marketing genius or just another piece of tit... er, I mean tat.


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Comment #51 by AndruMonkey
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 12:46:55 PM
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I assume this is basically just a cynical, tabloid-baiting attempt to get some free publicity.

In my opinion, this is the kind of stunt that makes sure gamers aren't taken seriously and get painted as depraved psychopaths. So, y'know, thanks for that.

Even if I was planning on buying Riptide (unlikely - the first was crazy levels of glitchy and just a bit meh in my opinion), I wouldn't even consider this edition. To be honest, would anyone sane pay for something that would make their lounge look like a serial killer's murder room?

A bust/figurine of one of the characters? Sure. Novelty USB stick? Why not. A miniature replica of the game's signature item or weapon? Fill yer boots. A lump of plastic - sorry, resin - shaped like a chunk of dismembered woman? Er...sorry, what? Oh, it's based on Roman marble sculptures, you say? Well, if it's *art*, that's all right then. I'll take 12.

Just no. /rant


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Comment #52 by plum
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 01:14:05 PM
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@43. Scotland. Just don't like that flag in general.


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Comment #53 by Thicketford
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 01:39:25 PM
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Master Chief helmet on top, Black OPS RC bomb car underneath. Dead Space 2 plasma cutters for arms. Best figure ever.


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Comment #54 by GrahamOfTheDead
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 02:17:31 PM
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Aaaand....it's cancelled.

http://www.twitlonger.com/show/kngs7f


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Comment #55 by Jack Frost
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 02:27:31 PM
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@#54 - Holy shit, that was a quick reversal.

And, to mention Hitman again, it reminds me of that facebook thing Squeenix did for Hitman where you could send your 'friends' insulting reason why you would kill them.


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Comment #56 by liam09wafc
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 02:36:49 PM
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This up for sale on shopto now, for anyone who didn't know :)


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Comment #57 by BBowles
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 02:43:04 PM
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@51 I'm with ya. I can see the merit in almost every collector's edition....but this? I can see having a game room with life-size Alien replicas and Facehuggers galore, Halo Flood Statues, even full size zombie mannequins, but there's no way I'd ever put something like this on display. Made for pure shock value, and there's no value in that =/


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Comment #58 by Emperor 95
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 03:21:43 PM
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Is it just me or does she have implants?


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Comment #59 by Jordan64
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 04:12:03 PM
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I laugh at people who pay that much extra for little toys like this.


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Comment #60 by Gentleman
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 04:32:27 PM
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How much for just the bust?

I'd love a dead woman's torso sitting on my shelf. . .

Or in my cupboard. . .

Or my freezer. . .

Or in my backyard. . .


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Comment #61 by Devalaous
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 04:40:46 PM
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Ew. Just give the DLC..


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Comment #62 by True Marvellous
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 04:51:57 PM
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Dont get people moaning about the price its 31 x18 that is pretty big plus its hand painted and seems to be genuinly limited.


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Comment #63 by Chase357
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 05:00:48 PM
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Getting this! Why? Answer: Future eBay sale. Someone will buy it at a higher price in the future. You know it and I know it.


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Comment #64 by israelbeta
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 09:29:29 PM
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Ugh, that statue is repulsive. If Deep Silver really is axing this edition, it's the right decision.


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Comment #65 by BluWolve
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 @ 04:27:54 AM
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@42 I think you meant "tits out"...


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Comment #66 by M1 Punk
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 @ 02:23:21 PM
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lol, were the last 25 comment deleted?


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Comment #67 by Amecyst
Thursday, January 17, 2013 @ 04:24:31 PM
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Now all the prepubescent kids will want this just for a bust...No way would I let that be in my house, I'd be too embarrassed that I actually spent money for it.


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US April 23, 2013
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