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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by Simonsloth » October 4th, 2019, 3:45 pm

Chopper wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 1:49 pm
EUR 19.99 for God of War (2018) ... it's getting into that buyable/tryable range for me.

What is the post-hype verdict on this? It looks very pretty for sure.
Worthy considering a ps now subscription for a month if you want to try it?

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by Alex79uk » October 4th, 2019, 6:22 pm

Chopper wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 1:49 pm
EUR 19.99 for God of War (2018) ... it's getting into that buyable/tryable range for me.

What is the post-hype verdict on this? It looks very pretty for sure.
It's brilliant. Really, absolutely brilliant game. Get it!

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by Alex79uk » October 4th, 2019, 6:24 pm

DomsBeard wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 12:34 pm
Alex79uk wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 11:17 am
I always claim the games even if I don't think I'll ever play them. I just like having a huge library to fall back on if I ever feel like something different. Loads of times I've browsed my PS4 'purchased' library looking for something to play and came across stuff I literally didn't know I had, which had been on PS+ at some point and I'd idely added to my collection. I've discovered a few gems that way.
I would say the bad thing about ps+ is that if you let it lapse or cancel it all the ps+ games are then unavailable to you which is obviously the opposite to GWG
Huh really? I always assumed if your Gold sub lapsed you lose access to the games. Is that not so?

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by Stanshall » October 4th, 2019, 6:42 pm

Chopper wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 1:49 pm
EUR 19.99 for God of War (2018) ... it's getting into that buyable/tryable range for me.

What is the post-hype verdict on this? It looks very pretty for sure.
Total boring bag of bullshit bollocks. Nice graphics.

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by ratsoalbion » October 4th, 2019, 8:14 pm

Alex79uk wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 6:24 pm
DomsBeard wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 12:34 pm
Alex79uk wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 11:17 am
I always claim the games even if I don't think I'll ever play them. I just like having a huge library to fall back on if I ever feel like something different. Loads of times I've browsed my PS4 'purchased' library looking for something to play and came across stuff I literally didn't know I had, which had been on PS+ at some point and I'd idely added to my collection. I've discovered a few gems that way.
I would say the bad thing about ps+ is that if you let it lapse or cancel it all the ps+ games are then unavailable to you which is obviously the opposite to GWG
Huh really? I always assumed if your Gold sub lapsed you lose access to the games. Is that not so?
It used to be that you kept 360 games but not Xbox One games. Not sure if this has changed.

My opinion of GoW sits somewhere between Alex’s and Stanshall’s, FWIW (closer to Alex’s but more of a 7-8 out of 10 for me).

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by Chopper » October 5th, 2019, 5:43 am

Thanks very much for all the responses!

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Post by duskvstweak » October 7th, 2019, 2:20 pm

This month's Humble Bundle has both Spyro and Crash, plus a Call of Duty. I'm grabbing those trilogy packs!

https://www.humblebundle.com/monthly?hmb_source=navbar

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Post by macstat » October 16th, 2019, 3:21 pm

oof Spyro is in a sorry state. My game crashes everytime i try to enter first level ..... i googled a bit and saw a lot of complains about state of this port (unfortunately no resolution for my issue).

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by DomsBeard » October 18th, 2019, 11:03 am

Life Is Strange 2 is £18.99 on PSN. Better than the first with an amazing soundtrack

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by Chopper » October 24th, 2019, 11:56 am

The PC contingent probably already know this, but MS Game Pass for PC is only EUR 3.99 a month, and EUR 1.00 for the introductory month.

There are a few things on there I'd like to try, so I signed up :(

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by Alex79uk » October 24th, 2019, 12:27 pm

I just picked up Mudrunners which has been on my PS4 wishlist for ages now. It was £6.99 in the sale, but a bit of credit on my account meant I only ended up having to pay £1.80 real money :) Looking forward to giving it a try. What with this and Shenmue 2 on my current play list (for PS4, not counting Switch stuff here) I'm all about the plodding along doing mundane tasks games at the moment. It's a nice change of pace.

Speaking of Shenmue 2, I'm really loving it. I started it last year and thought I got quite far, but started again and managed to catch up to where I was in about five hours! I'm really interested in Shenmue 3 now, there's a lot to be said for games in which you don't feel rushed or pressured, or even particularly challenged.

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by Chopper » October 24th, 2019, 4:22 pm

Alex79uk wrote:
October 24th, 2019, 12:27 pm
I just picked up Mudrunners which has been on my PS4 wishlist for ages now. It was £6.99 in the sale, but a bit of credit on my account meant I only ended up having to pay £1.80 real money :) Looking forward to giving it a try.
Yes!
... I'm all about the plodding along doing mundane tasks games at the moment..
Even better! :lol:

It's one you could bounce off very easily. I would say to try to fulfill the objectives on the first map before casting it aside; you'll know by that stage if it clicks.

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Re: Videogame Deals

Post by Sinclair Gregstrum » October 25th, 2019, 10:39 am

Good deal on Game Pass Ultimate - buy 3 months and get 3 months free on Amazon!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ultimate-Month ... urgam-m-21

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