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Current sales/deals on games (steam, impulse, etc.)

Discussion in 'Games' started by ShRoOmAlIsTiC, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. RejZoR

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    This one is by far better than most of the deals during holiday time. Escape from Butcher Bay was one of the most atmospheric games i've ever played. A bit linear and short(er), but with outstanding graphics, great combat model, stealth combat, awesome story, robotic combat and the story and twists, just awesome. And what's great here is that Assault on Dark Athena also features Escape from Butcher Bay using Dark Athena's graphics. You get 2 awesome games for 5 EUR. It's a great deal really!
     
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    seriously though, i was greatly surprised and impressed at the quality of the Riddick games.

    I was expecting another crap movie port, but it was actually pretty fun :)
     
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    Fun fact on those. When last I knew, Vin Diesel actually owned the game studio that did those games so he could give them final approval if they were up to his standards. He was also an avid D&D player back in the day.
     
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    I also have heard that.
     
  5. BumbleBee

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    it was a sleeper hit. it's a nice bundle you get Escape from Butcher's Bay and Dark Athena.
     
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    I had to grab it...for 5 bucks I couldn't resist. I never played either title, so I started with Escape from Butcher Bay...and so far, while the graphics and movement are surely dated (but I'm fine with it as a 2004 release), it's very entertaining and brutal.

    I read some reviews of Dark Athena stating that Escape from Butcher Bay had revised graphics...I'm guessing that's more in the lighting and shading dept with support for SSAO 16-bit..I'm running that on max atm. Seeing as the game limits you to SSAO or AA. Still overall I'm impressed and feel I got a solid value for 5 bucks!
     
  7. Kreij

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    For $5 or less, I'll try anything. lol
    The indie bundle is still the best value out there (pay what you want).

    @Kursah : Time for a new avie. ;) Nothing wrong with what you have, but dang, you've had that for awhile now.
     
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    Riddick 75%off

    Is this game any good? or worth 5 bucks? I'm down for an impulse buy but I don't want a completely crappy game.:rolleyes:
     
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    Well start by reading my previous post and posts before it...as this sale isn't fresh at this point. And yest it's totally worth every friggin penny (for the 2nd time). :D

    Not only do you get one awesome game, but you get it's damn good sequel...so really 2 games for 5 bucks, both of which kick ass.

    :toast:
     
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    More like a steal for that price. I got them both about a year ago and been thinking of playing them though again unlike most other film based types this actually kicks ass
     
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    Anyone played this?
     
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    Bionic Commando: Rearmed? it's great. sequel is out Feb 2nd.
     
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    Cool. Just bought it.
     
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    I'm sad I missed out on the Riddick games, I even checked their Special Deals a few days ago and it wasn't listed :(
     
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    Then I'm guessing you'll have to wait for the Summer sales :D
     
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    Impulse has an RPG bundle on sale (Silverfall, Silverfall Earth Awakening and Loki) for $15.99 .. regularly $39.99
    They sent out a survey e-mail and if you type in Coupon Code : SURVEY2010 you get an extra 10% off anything (even sale games and bundles).
    I'm not sure if your account somehow reflects if you've actually taken the survey (I did), but it's worth giving it a shot.
     
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    Guess you missed the deal, Don. lol
    If the post is older than 1 minute you're on your own.
     
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    journalist can't talk about anything outside of chapters 2 and 3 because of embargo, but from what I hear Dead Space 2 is much better.
     
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    That would say a lot as I hear the 1st one is excellent. I might buy it in the next day or 2 if that price remains.
     
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    the video game industry sure knows how to make better sequels than hollywood.

    you haven't played Dead Space? buy it and live :)
     
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    correction: buy it and die of being scared.... very scared :)
     

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