Bargain Downloadable Games

Discussion in 'PC Games' started by Chris McMahon, May 27, 2009.

  1. kreegor

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    RIP Humble Bundle
     
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    That was my first thought too
     
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    Well.. this next monthly bundle looks like garbage.. sign of things to come, I think..

    Can just see it now.. humble bundle looked very attractive due to lots of sales/profits.. IGN thinks.. hey, that's bargain.. lets buy it.. Over the next few months, games/bundles/prices start creeping up... loss of subscribers/buyers.. prices go up further to retain profit margins.. humble bundle closes its doors due to poor sales..

    Ahh.. the death spiral..
     
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    What I find weird is that they announced IGN bought it not their parent company.
     
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    Only game in the current Humble 'Down Under' Bundle of any interest is Satellite Reign.

    Definitely worth $1.
     
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    ive been a monthly subscriber for about 5 months and its progressively becoming more and more disappointing. have been going to unsub last 2 months but not gotten to it. maybe next month may redeem itself but doubtfully. i bet when i do remove it the next pack will be good :(
     
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    meh
    Halloween sale is useless
     
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    Hey, better than consoles.. amiright? :lol:
     
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    Looking forward to other sites like GMG etc offering better deals during the same period.
     
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    Yeah, the bargains are not exactly setting my world on fire.
    Here are a few reasonable deals I've noted from my wishlist and general browsing:

    Kerbal Space Program - 40% off - US$23.99 / ~AU$31 , down from ~$52
    I just bought this cos it's been on my wishlist for ages, waiting on a good deal.
    Unfortunately, a) it's popular and b), the dev studio was recently been acquired by Take-Two, so 40% off is probably as good as it'll get... previous Daily Deal in September was also -40%.

    Grim Fandango Remastered (in case anyone missed every single previous Humble Bundle/GOG sale opportunity... :))
    75% off - US$3.74 / ~AU$5, down from ~$19.50

    Stellaris - 60% off - US$15.99 / ~AU$21, down from ~$52

    Witcher 3 - 50% off - US$19.99 (but we've already got this one too, right? :))

    ARK - 50% off - US$29.99, down from US$59.99... a frankly ridiculous price for a game that has taken so long to work the bugs out of, often unsuccessfully apparently (my mate plays it a fair bit).
    I guess it beats getting slugged nearly 80 Aussie Pesos at full price, which is something you would only do if you had a hardcore Dino Porn fetish and were spending a lot of time on those "special" modding sites.
     
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    o_O haha, okay.. It took abit of Sunday afternoon brain power to work out it but I think the individual games have dropped in price but the bundle hasn't?
     
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    I wonder if it's a coding fail or a data-entry fail?

    Either way, not surprised at seeing it... they do have a reasonably sized catalogue, some errors are going to slip through here and there. :)
     

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