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3 years ago#1
So just wondering what do you guys do after reading reviews but still brought a game that you found you're not interested in? - Results (76 votes)
Keep it
60.53% (46 votes)
46
Trade it
15.79% (12 votes)
12
Sell it
15.79% (12 votes)
12
Return it (from what I know only limited store offer this option)
7.89% (6 votes)
6
This poll is now closed.
Recently I just started playing some backlog games I brought for cheap Sonic & All Stars Transformed and PGR4 and I couldn't really get into either of them.

I found Sonic to be way too arcadey and not enough guidance on how to play the game and I think the AI cheats.

PGR4 on Normal feels like playing on hard (you have to drive near flawlessly to get 1st place), and I can't 'feel' the car to know the optimum time to speed/break etc. (I've played Forza 4 and Blur). And I hate the cone driving and scoring points racing races.

I'm planning to sell Sonic but PGR4 is pretty much deadweight.
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3 years ago#2
I have a few games I can't get into, but I always keep them around for future playing. Sometimes it just takes awhile to get into something.
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3 years ago#3
Trade it...and my most recent game i couldn't get into was Fallout New Vegas. I just was not liking the world of it.
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3 years ago#4
Why would you keep a game you have no interest in? You're a gamer right? Not a rental business accumulating rental properties. Games are software to be played, not collectibles to prop up on your shelves. No one's going to pay you $1000+ for that mint condition, first print copy of GTAIV dude. Sell that **** while you can still get a few bucks for it and don't look back!
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3 years ago#5
all_that_juice posted...
Why would you keep a game you have no interest in?


To come back to it at another time.
I wish I had always kept games. I rebought Red Dead last year after selling my copy a week or so after release...man, I wish I had kept that game and gave it another shot a month later or something. I waited too long to play it.
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3 years ago#6
To come back to it at another time.

Same, if I can't get into a game I keep it and come back to it at another time hoping maybe I might get into it then.

There have been a lot of times where I just purchased a game and the mood wasn't right or there was something going in IRL that was keeping me from getting into it.
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3 years ago#7
Well, by the time you "get back to it" it will be in the bargain bin for $5. Why not sell it now and at least recoup your $20 or whatever you can get for it before it becomes worthless? Video games are like cars, not like homes. They depreciate over time. Sell that **** like hot potato and don't even think about it!
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3 years ago#8
SunDevil77 posted...
all_that_juice posted...
Why would you keep a game you have no interest in?


To come back to it at another time.
I wish I had always kept games. I rebought Red Dead last year after selling my copy a week or so after release...man, I wish I had kept that game and gave it another shot a month later or something. I waited too long to play it.


Pretty much this.

I traded in Skyrim after beating all of the guilds thinking I'd never play it again. As soon as I read on role playing, I had to buy another copy.

Good thing too. I've put another 200 hours into it since then.
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3 years ago#9
Xcom I just couldn't get into strategy games I guess
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3 years ago#10
Sold, trashed & kept them.
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