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User Info: killak

killak
4 years ago#21
Because we could afford to buy our home.
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User Info: whatnow12012

whatnow12012
4 years ago#22
Why do I rent games, easy I dont wanna get jipped off 65 bucks or more on a new game that dosent live up to the hype.

I dont wanna get ripped off on a game that dosent take me more than 1 day to beat yet it is a 65 + dollar game.

I rent cause it is smart, saves, money and tells me which games are worth a damn & which games need to be ignored altogether.

I buy used games cause I dont always have 65 + dollars to spend on a new game but I do buy new games just certain ones such as Bioshock, MGS, and Ni I will be buying this year along with Tales of Xillia.

People arent all rich megamillionaires, some live on tight fixed budgets and have every day life to live & bills and a Family to take care of & feed. So they cant always buy the high dollar games.

So I say do like I do buy some but not all new games then the rest go elcheapo or rent from GameFly if you live on a tight fixed Budget.

But I do buy new, I do buy elcheapo used, and I also rent my games from GameFly so I do all 3 deals.

One thing I dont do is DLC games cause I dont have an internet for it almost 65% of Americans live in a dead-zone such as myself.

So I can only do striaght physical disk, or go to my Uncles and do my DLC Add-Ons for a game such as Mass Effect.

But MP or Indie Games are out of it for me.

User Info: Chaingunmaster

Chaingunmaster
4 years ago#23
I do rent, but only the stuff I'd never actually buy. Lol at all the people thinking it's only for the poor, great logic there guys.
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User Info: Devilman_Amon

Devilman_Amon
4 years ago#24
awesomesauce13 posted...
I'm not entirely sure what your point is here, I think it got lost somewhere in the terrible English... but anyway, the reason I rarely rent games is because I don't want to just have a few days to play them. Some games are fine for that but most I want to play for longer and take my time with


This

In the 90's I rented when I was playing SNES/Genesis because most of those games could be completed easily within the rental time allotted.
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User Info: SteadyingMeat

SteadyingMeat
4 years ago#25
'Cause the only place I can rent games around where I live anymore only lets you keep them for like 2 days which is garbage. Plus I like owning them.
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User Info: Mutant1988

Mutant1988
4 years ago#26
I believe in supporting the industry that provides me with so much entertainment.

So I purchase games, new. I own what I purchase and the industry keeps on existing.
Know that if you allow someone to take advantage of you, they might make it a habit.

User Info: zooknut

zooknut
4 years ago#27
Mutant1988 posted...
I believe in supporting the industry that provides me with so much entertainment.

So I purchase games, new. I own what I purchase and the industry keeps on existing.


I truly don't believe that the gaming industry is suffering any loss of profits but I think more about my bank account than the industry anyway

User Info: Evil_Gogeta

Evil_Gogeta
4 years ago#28
Can`t rent games (recently you can only rent Dragon Quest X but its expensive) as its pretty much been made illegal here.
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User Info: LinkinLawg

LinkinLawg
4 years ago#29
Devilman_Amon posted...
awesomesauce13 posted...
I'm not entirely sure what your point is here, I think it got lost somewhere in the terrible English... but anyway, the reason I rarely rent games is because I don't want to just have a few days to play them. Some games are fine for that but most I want to play for longer and take my time with


This

In the 90's I rented when I was playing SNES/Genesis because most of those games could be completed easily within the rental time allotted.


Thats still the case today, I've even beat a few PS3 games in a sitting.
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User Info: XFactor1

XFactor1
4 years ago#30
Do your research and look at metacritic.com averages before buying. The critical average for a video game is 73 (mediocre).

I like to own games I like rather than rent.
The only games I sold because I did not like them were Skyrim and Gran Turismo 5.

I have traded or sold some games I did not plan to play again.
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