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#1 CheapyD

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 01:19 AM

http://www.direct2dr...uy-mac-download

Every Mac game available at Direct2Drive is on sale NOW for one week only!
· Dragon Age Digital Deluxe – 50% off
· Spore – 50% off
· Hearts of Iron III – 15% off
· Red Alert 3 – 50% off
· World of Warcraft – 15% off
· World of Goo – 50% off
· Star Trek: D-A-C – 15% off
· Shaun White Snowboarding – 50%

#2 blitzbllmstr

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 01:53 AM

thanks Cheapy, I might actually pick a couple of these up , considering the last game I bought for my mac was Age of Mythology....

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 03:05 AM

saving my $$ for the Steam mac release (hopefully next week)

#4 ajumbaje

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 04:48 AM

at least the mac gets some respect, but none of these games interest me. Im with ninja dog though

San Diego Padres...Let's keep the good things we have...trading Gregerson goes against that!
San Diego Chargers...It's New!! The Chargers are ALIVE!
Boston Celtics...we won it back in 08, I'm satisfied
Vancouver Canucks. yayy division realignment.


#5 SevereTireDamage

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 05:16 AM

Good sale. Kind of weak that they didn't cut Braid to $5 - for some reason it's only 15% off. The whole "Everything Mac is 50% off!" title is a bit of a lie (not by this forum, but by D2D) are there a lot of Mac games that are discounted less heavily or not at all.

#6 ivanctorres

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 05:44 AM

I'm holding out for mac on steam but the dragon age digitial deluxe is tempting.
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#7 Crunchewy

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 01:59 PM

saving my $$ for the Steam mac release (hopefully next week)


Steam mac release? What??? Is that really happening? If so, awesome!

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#8 ninja dog

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 03:12 PM

yes. Valve has been sending promo stuff to mac sites. Pretty much guaranteed to be announced, if not released, at GDC next week...

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#9 bearcatjosh

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 10:28 PM

Does anyone know what day Steam might be announced next week? I just can't decide if I should wait. There are some great deals here!
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#10 Apathetic-Irony

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 11:06 PM

Is $20 for Spore a good deal?

#11 Funkenstein91

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 01:13 AM

"Is $20 for Spore a good deal?"

It's a fair price. It's a fun game, just don't expect anything mindblowing.

I can't wait for Steam on Mac. Finally we'll be getting some decent prices on gaming software.

#12 SevereTireDamage

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 01:30 AM

Agreed - I appreciate that Greenhouse, GamersGate and D2D are out there, but I can't help feel they're all not really giving Mac gaming a huge push together - Steam should make a much bigger impact.

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 01:51 AM

sorry if im asking a dumb question but im not a big computer gamer cause i love consoles to much. but what is the big deal about waiting for steam? cant you just order form both D2D and steam??? im thinking about getting some games for my mac

#14 NutManIV

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 01:57 AM

Is $20 for Spore a good deal?


I don't know. I mean...no not really. I paid full price on launch day and really regret it. It's just not a good game in any way and was nothing like what people expected.

#15 SevereTireDamage

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 03:33 AM

sorry if im asking a dumb question but im not a big computer gamer cause i love consoles to much. but what is the big deal about waiting for steam? cant you just order form both D2D and steam??? im thinking about getting some games for my mac

Besides porting over their own excellent games (Half-Life 2, Portal, Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead), Steam is incredibly aggressive about sale pricing, doing big sales twice a week now and having massive promotions around Black Friday and Christmas. For example, a few weeks ago Psychonauts was sold for $2. During the New Year's sale, Torchlight was only $5, despite having been out for only 2 months.

Except for select titles, their DRM is generally pretty acceptable as it allows for unlimited installs on any number of machines. The installs themselves are generally fast and very easy. Their Steam community features (Friends lists, groups, in-game chat) and automatic game patching are miles ahead of every other competitor.

On top of that, they are very supportive of indie games, and have basically been responsible for various successful games that otherwise wouldn't have been published or known, such as Audiosurf.

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 09:33 AM

I'm tempted to bite on Sims 3 for $25 but I just spent $20 on the latest MacHeist nanobundle.

Gamersgate had a sale like this a couple weeks back and I regret not biting on Penumbra for $10. D2D doesn't have it.

#17 schnitzelg

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 03:08 PM

Thanks! I was waiting for Dragon Age Origins to come down in price for the 360 but couldn't resist this price to play on my Mac. They also have the non-deluxe edition for $25. I can't remember the last time I saw a good game for mac cheaper than for PC.

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 10:31 AM

I finally decided to buy Dragon Age but they wouldn't let me :(
It says:
"Your transaction will require review by a Customer Service Agent. Please contact Customer Service for further information. We apologize for this inconvenience."
Anyone know what that means?