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User Info: QUIK

QUIK
3 years ago#1
I was looking to pre-order the following games for the pc,

South park stick of truth
Watch dogs
And assassins creed

When i see the total is almost $200.00
I paused and thought to myself damn videogames are expensive...so i just exit the site and didnt pre order anything...i think if the games were $50.00 each instead of 64.00 i would have charged those 3 games to my credit card instead of leaving...

What do you guys think? Do you feel they are expensive or the price is right?

User Info: lost_within

lost_within
3 years ago#2
Yes they are very expensive... especially when small time developers (who would have the most overhead) can release quality games for fairly cheap...
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User Info: TheFeshPince

TheFeshPince
3 years ago#3
No.
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User Info: Vordrax

Vordrax
3 years ago#4
They're expensive to develop, as well. It's better to limit yourself in terms of how many games you buy at release (time is a luxury, after all) and buy most of your games on sale after a while.
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User Info: SilentCaay

SilentCaay
3 years ago#5
Nope. Can't remember the last time I paid more than $20 for a game. The game I play the most is F2P.
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User Info: UltimateUmbreon

UltimateUmbreon
3 years ago#6
Get a 3DS and Vita. Games made by established developers releasing a 40 bucks a pop brand new.
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User Info: thatfool12Gs

thatfool12Gs
3 years ago#7
They are expensive when buying all at full price. I only buy the must have games, won't risk any purchases w/o "trying" them either.
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User Info: mwjohnson5

mwjohnson5
3 years ago#8
Yeah I know what you mean. I rarely pay full price for any game. I usually wait for price drops or sales. Only time I'd pay 60 for a game is if it's something I really want. If it's a game I'm not familiar with I definitely don't want to plop down 60 bux if it turns out to be garbage. What bothers me more is if a game cost 60 dollars and has absolutely no replay value. I don't want to buy a game for almost 70 dollars after taxes and beat it in one day.
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User Info: Nicodimus

Nicodimus
3 years ago#9
They are expensive if you're impatient.

If you can wait a year, you get them for $20 or less and get the same experience.
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User Info: mwjohnson5

mwjohnson5
3 years ago#10
I wanted Grand Theft auto 5 but I don't have a ps3 or xbox anymore and I'm not about to plop 200-300 dollars on another console just to buy 1 game.
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