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Steam Holiday Sale Now On - Up to 80% Off

Discussion in 'News' started by Hectic Glenn, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. a bit boring selection today...
  2. ZT

    ZT The Freeman

    Semi-tempted to get Trine and Morrowind. Meh.
  3. The Brick

    The Brick Newbie

    I just broke the €200,- line of spending on christmas sales.
  4. ZT

    ZT The Freeman

    Tomorrow is the final day, right?
  5. Shakermaker

    Shakermaker Party Escort Bot

    Yeah, it seems so.
  6. chimpmunk

    chimpmunk Tank

    Hopefully, it'll be an amazing sale. :angel:
  7. Warped

    Warped Newbie

    just got Morrowind and I'm interested in C&C 3. played it on xbox and made the dumbest mistake of playing another Console RTS but at the time my PC couldn't run it smooth. I got so far in that game too but the control interface was ghastly!
  8. ZT

    ZT The Freeman

    Is Morrowind truly better than Oblivion?
  9. Warped

    Warped Newbie

    its debatable. hands down more magical than oblivion though. also just got Command and Conquer 3, and Commandos pack: 2+3! now its time to play em all!!
  10. L3N!N

    L3N!N Tank

    I bought Left 4 Dead 2 about a week ago for the Steam sale price of $33.50. I'm quite pleased with it, despite the fact that I'll be scarcely playing it because of school and such frivolities. Still, I don't regret the purchase.
  11. chimpmunk

    chimpmunk Tank

    The last day of deals is a "best of" of the best deals. Worth it if you missed it. However, I had already bought them all!
  12. ZT

    ZT The Freeman

    Todays Sale= :|
  13. Shakermaker

    Shakermaker Party Escort Bot

  14. ZT

    ZT The Freeman

    I guess I can't complain, based on how lucky I was with all of these deals, however I was expecting something much better for the last day. Instead it's all ones we've already seen/have, wooo....
  15. Since it's the last day, lets see what everyone purchased.....

    $4.99 Killing Floor
    $4.99 Torchlight
    $13.59 Crysis Complete (NA)
    $2.99 Multiwinia + Darwinia
    $4.99 Shattered Horizon
    $12.47 Max Payne, Left 4 Dead, Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
    $7.99 Trine (missed the $5 sale)
    $7.49 Battlefield 2

    Total $59.50, 12 games

    And then of course the irresistible Edios pack for another $50.

    Missed the $5 sale on trine & accidentally purchased Max Payne 1&2 separately. Already owned MaxPayne 1&2, Crysis + Expansion, BF2, and a few in the Edios pack but want them in digital-download format for convenience. Should sell them online & get half my $$ back. $100 for 32 games? Not bad at all. Probably take me all of 2010 to get through the games I haven't played already.

    Reviews: (of games I haven't played before)
    TRINE - 7/10 it's kinda fun, a good casual game for visitors
    Torchlight - 9/10 BUY IT! The end. (it's still $5 today)
    Shattered Horizon - 6/10 Meh, only played it about an hour... Probably be more fun once I get used to the controls, but the game is kinda boring.
  16. Pi Mu Rho

    Pi Mu Rho ValveTime Admin | Enemy of fun Staff Member

    I bought...

    ...just about everything.
  17. ZT

    ZT The Freeman

    I need to know before the sale ends; I bought Deus Ex, is Deus Ex: Invisible Wars a good sequel?
  18. Sulkdodds

    Sulkdodds Companion Cube

    Not sure about a 'good sequel', but for my money it's a pretty good game. Now that you mention it I might even buy it at that price (and I've already completed it once, when I borrowed it from a friend).

    I bought:

    Ben There, Dan That + Time Gentlemen Please!
    Beyond Good and Evil
    Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood
    Darwinia + Multiwinia
    Indigo Prophecy
    Mass Effect
    Max Payne 1 + 2
    Oddworld: Abe's Exodus + Oddysee
    Silent Hunter III
    Soldiers: Heroes of World War II
    X-Com: Terror From The Deep
    X-Com: UFO Defense
  19. chimpmunk

    chimpmunk Tank

    I got:
    Osmosis (2$)
    Bioshock (5$)
    Defense grid: The awakening (2,5$)
    Dead Space (10$)
    Gta4 (7.5$)
    Ra3 (10$)

    for a grand total of 37$.
    Not a bad loot after all.
  20. Feath

    Feath Newbie

    I think it's generally assumed that Invisible War would've been better received if it wasn't the sequel to Deus Ex.
  21. ZT

    ZT The Freeman

    Saints Row 2
    Stalker: Clear Sky
    Deus Ex
    Day of Defeat
    Company of Heroes
    Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts
    Max Payne
    Max Payne 2
    SW: Battlefront
    SW: Galaxies
    SW: Starfighter
    SW: Republic Commando
    Dark Forces
    Dark Forces 2
    Mysteries of The Sith
    Jedi Outcast
    Jedi Academy
    Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory

    24 games for $88.

    Not bad at all.
  22. Wanted Bob

    Wanted Bob Companion Cube

    Deus Ex: GOTY
    Puzzle Quest
    STALKER: Clear Sky

    That is all, a damn good deal for $15.
  23. Hazar

    Hazar Tank

    Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
    Hitman: Blood Money
    Battlestations: Midway
    Just Cause
    Hitman: Codename 47
    Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition
    Deus Ex: Invisible War
    Thief: Deadly Shadows
    Tomb Raider: Legend
    Project: Snowblind
    Rogue Trooper
    Kane and Lynch: Dead Men™
    Conflict: Denied Ops
    Tomb Raider: Underworld
    Shellshock 2: Blood Trails
    Battlestations Pacific
    Mini Ninjas
    Batman: Arkham Asylum
    Flora's Fruit Farm

    all for $50, and
    torchlight - $10 (should have waited to get it until today, damn them)

    but I'm still happy with what I got
  24. Paulaner

    Paulaner Space Core

    I am not sure about Dawn Of War 2. What do you think?
  25. kupocake

    kupocake Tank

    Stuff what I got:

    Audiosurf [£1.50]
    Doom Pack (Ultimate, II, Master Levels, Final, 3, Expansion) [£7.60-ish]
    Mass Effect [£3.50-ish]
    Osmos [£1.39]

    I'd been hoping to get Audiosurf and the Doom pack in the sale. Mass Effect and Osmos were just for the hell of it.

    Undoubtedly, but some of its bad rep is still its own stupid fault, stuff that would have been bad design no matter what name it all carried. Its cities don't feel like exploring a bunch of blurringly-textured bungalows because Deus Ex was a good game...

    So ZT, Invisible War: Terrible sequel, flawed but interesting game, worth buying... though the price on Steam doesn't actually seem that impressive. (a quick glance tells me it's about half the price on Amazon in the UK.)
  26. TwwIX

    TwwIX Tank

    Meh. They keep cycling the same damn deals. Put something new up there for a change.
  27. The Brick

    The Brick Newbie

    For myself
    Batman: Arkham Asylum (EU)
    Time Gentlemen, Please!
    Ben There, Dan That!
    Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
    Zeno Clash
    The Void
    Crysis Complete (W-EU)
    Shattered Horizon
    Peggle Deluxe
    Trials 2: Second Edition
    Grand Theft Auto IV (EU)
    STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl
    Bioshock (EU)
    Defense Grid: The Awakening

    Batman: Arkham Asylum (EU)
    Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
    Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
    The Void


    ouch, but no regrets.
  28. chimpmunk

    chimpmunk Tank

    I'm pretty sure both VALVe and the developpers of the various games (games that were on sale, that is) made a lot of money during the sales.
  29. Warped

    Warped Newbie

    dammit, well I'm getting Ben there Dan that bundle but the Void was $5 right?? has anyone played it?? the game looks like a breath of fresh air to me
  30. The Brick

    The Brick Newbie

  31. ZT

    ZT The Freeman

    Steam Sales Over.

    I feel empty.
  32. ríomhaire

    ríomhaire Moderator Staff Member

    I got L4D2 and Clear Sky.
  33. Shinobi

    Shinobi Tank

    oh man they got me good, my credit card is melting
  34. Paskiewicz

    Paskiewicz Newbie

    It might come back this year.

    I got a Bioshock from there. But I have to get an ATI Radeon HD5970 for that... I have a X1600 pro that it sucks for my wide screen LCD. :/
  35. Lucid

    Lucid The Freeman

    I missed the C&C deals, got sidetracked and totally forgot about them.
  36. Warped

    Warped Newbie

    we should make a shared steam account with a few dozen games in it

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