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

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

  1. LifeOnMars

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    This includes Crysis Wars and is cheaper at £6.73 total, I also like keeping all my games within Steam for the fact that it's neater and games come fully patched.
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    You do realise you can just register your boxed serials with Steam?
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    That only usually works. For example, Oblivion doesn't use a serial, so you can't register it on Steam like that. Not to mention you have to be careful that if you buy a special collector's edition of a game, it might not be on Steam even though the normal edition is and thus it might not recognize your serial.
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    Nothing like buying it in a box to then just use it through an online games retailer :rolleyes:
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    It's nice, because sometimes games go on sale at places other than Steam. I bought Portal 2 from Best Buy because they had a great pre-order sale, but I registered it on Steam because I like having a central app to manage all my games.
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    Granted but tbh, boxed games nowadays do nothing for me. Back in the day, a decent boxed game would/could be as elaborate as the old records used to be. Great artwork, big chunky manuals so you could sit on the lavvy and have a good read whilst dropping the kids off at the pool.

    Steam has my cc details. I click on the game I want, download it in under 30mins. Fully patched game waiting to be played and it's already defragmented. Sweet.
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    I agree with you that it is much more convenient to just purchase on Steam; I was just making a case for the few times when it's worth purchasing a boxed game.
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    I got crisis and warhead on dvd
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    That's nice....got anything to say that is related to Steam at all? :rolleyes:

    I wonder what's going to be on sale later today.....I'm hoping that it's both of the Dead Space games as I am yet to play the second.
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    Picked up SimCity 4 Deluxe and Crysis Maximum Edition during the EA sale this week.

    SimCity 4 is very cool but man is it slow. Big change in the pace department coming over from BFBC2. If you are running a 64-bit OS, you need to run SC4 in software rendering mode. I had to to stop the constant crashing.

    Can't wait to play MechWarrior Living Legends which requires Crysis Wars. Best looking mod I have ever seen for a game.

    SimCity 4 was one of the smallest Steam dls ever, just over a gig. CME is the largest by far w/over 17GB of data, excluding MWLL which is close to another 2GB.

    CME is $10 for another 7 hours as of this posting.
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    Another $2.50 to pick them up individually during the sale.

    Ofc, you need a high end rig STILL to run Crysis well. This stems from the game being dual core coded. If was coded for quads, FPS would be much much better.
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    I'm not having any issues. I even hacked the cfg file to get 1680x1050 resolution and it's perfectly stable.
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    I'm thinking either the Half-Life complete collection or maybe the Orange Box. Any value in getting one over the other? :)
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    actually, there is rules about the language used on this forum. and google translate made a good effort onto what you'd said. please stop wasting everyones time being childish. thread cleaned.
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    Crashes like a mofo for myself. A lot of people are reporting the same on the Steam forums. I have 1920x1200 res option in game, no need to alter the settings out of game.

    Orange Box is my pick. I got Half-Life Complete on sale and it is nice but I only like the part of it that is in Orange Box anyways.
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    Well, The Orange Box is half the price, so if you don't want the other games included in Half-Life Complete, then it is obviously the better deal.
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    Get the Box, it has Portal.
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    Unfortunately I already have Portal. I got it free way back when Valve were giving it away via Steam. I wouldn't be able to gift it would I? Considering building a gaming rig for my two little nephews.
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    According to Steam:
    "Extra copies are not given in most cases.
    Only titles purchased in special promotions as outlined below are eligible for giftable extra copies"
    source

    Although, I've seen people get extra copies of games other than the ones listed in that article. I suggest contacting Valve to verify.
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    Looks like I got my wish with the Dead Space series - todays deals are -

    Dead Space £3.75

    Dead Space 2 £17.99

    Still too much for Dead Space 2 I feel but I'm grabbing the first one :)
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    I bought them both. But I hear they basically have the same storyline. Was wondering if I should play the first not, so can anyone shed light on that?
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    You should play 1 before 2 if you want the story.
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    Todays deals -

    Bad Company 2 - £6.80

    Bad Company 2 Vietnam - £4.99

    Bad Company 2 Specact kit upgrade - £1.99

    Battlefield 2 Complete Collection - £3.75

    Medal Of Honor 2010 - £9.99

    Medal Of Honor : Airborne - £2.50

    I just grabbed Medal Of Honor Airborne :) I used to love it when it was first released for Xbox 360. I was actually in the top ten rankings for the online multiplayer (Can't play online shooters to save my life nowadays)
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    Get all the BFBC2 dls. You won't regret it. Replay value is up there with WoW. Look forward to breaking you all in on the servers :D
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    Medal Of Honor: Airborne is my favorite FPS of all time, I've played it so many times, great replay value; for me is the best.
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