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3 years ago#1
It's not like those new games are going anywhere in the next few months or appreciate in value (for most cases). I mean, think of where that money can go to.
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3 years ago#2
1. Limited editions.
2. Niche-ey games that may only have a limited production run.
3. Anticipation for a game beyond anything in their backlog.

If none of those three are satisfied, sure, I'll wait until it's cheaper.
3 years ago#3
Because you touch yourself at night.
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3 years ago#4
Many of us with backlogs will buy the games when they're cheaper anyways, or buy them used for under $20. Plus around this time of year you see some huge deals with prices that you won't see on most games for months down the line. It's as if you think that everyone with a backlog is slapping $60 each time.
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3 years ago#5
Altariot posted...
Because you touch yourself at night.


Doubtful. He's so repellant, even he won't touch himself.
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3 years ago#6
because i have issues
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3 years ago#7
2 reasons:

I'm not poor and I have more money than time. ATM I have about 80 games something as a backlog.

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Chipping my way through them though
3 years ago#8
izza20 posted...
1. Limited editions.
2. Niche-ey games that may only have a limited production run.
3. Anticipation for a game beyond anything in their backlog.

If none of those three are satisfied, sure, I'll wait until it's cheaper.


^^Bingo, and some are really limited, than get sold 10Xoriginal price.
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3 years ago#9
One reason could be from single or few-day sales.
3 years ago#10
but you guys are just adding to a collection that will most likely be never played entirely.....seems like a waste too be honest, like a girl that keeps buying shoes even though she has a collection.
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