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(PC Steam) Gamestop: Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena and Ghostbusters: The Video Game $4.99 each

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#1 uvi

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 03:54 PM

There is a sale at Gamestop for these two titles:

 

Chronicles of Riddick - Assault on Dark Athena $4.99

http://impulsedriven...s/ESD-IMP-W4153

 

Ghostbusters - The Video Game $4.99

http://impulsedriven...s/ESD-IMP-W7158

 

Those are Steam keys.

 

Could anyone from US or Canada help me get them please? I've got the money ready on PayPal or I can pay with Steam Wallet codes.



#2 airblade

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 04:06 PM

Thanks.

 

got one of each since they're not available for purchase on steam anymore.



#3 HenDoggy

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 04:13 PM

op needs to put pc or steam on the title



#4 uvi

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 04:21 PM

Fixed, sorry about that.

 

op needs to put pc or steam on the title



#5 donny2112

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 06:00 PM

got one of each since they're not available for purchase on steam anymore.

Does Riddick still activate, install, play on Steam?  Heard something about some DRM that required access to an external server that no longer exists.  Thought someone else said that was taken off with later copies, just want to make sure before buying.

 

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#6 NEP

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 06:34 PM

Ghostbusters is a great game. Really underappreciated!

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 10:35 PM

Looks like Riddick still wouldn't activate on Steam as of ~8 months ago. :(

 

http://forums.steamp...d.php?t=2337211



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Posted 25 October 2013 - 10:38 PM

Looks like Riddick still wouldn't activate on Steam as of ~8 months ago. :(

 

http://forums.steamp...d.php?t=2337211

It activates on Steam if you buy it from Impulse. Lots of people have confirmed it. Tages DRM is still present though. Only place you can get a DRM-free copy is GOG.



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Posted 25 October 2013 - 10:41 PM

It activates on Steam if you buy it from Impulse. Lots of people have confirmed it. Tages DRM is still present though. Only place you can get a DRM-free copy is GOG.

The webpage says it's version 1.0 and uses TAGES DRM in addition to Steam.  Based on that, it wouldn't activate (as in actually run after installation), but maybe the underlying file isn't actually using TAGES DRM.  It may only be $5, but not desirous to throw $5 away to find out first-hand. :/



#10 spoderman

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 10:44 PM

The webpage says it's version 1.0 and uses TAGES DRM in addition to Steam.  Based on that, it wouldn't activate (as in actually run after installation), but maybe the underlying file isn't actually using TAGES DRM.  It may only be $5, but not desirous to throw $5 away to find out first-hand. :/

If you're talking about the TAGES activation.. then yeah, that's a common issue. This fix works for some people (but not all):

 

http://steamcommunit...62626946324905/

 

BTW, you might wanna check the disccussion board for the game rather than the old steam powered forums.. they're more recent.



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Posted 26 October 2013 - 03:18 AM

crap...was charged 9.99 for Ghostbusters this morning...you guys think I can call and get the difference back from gamestop?



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Posted 26 October 2013 - 03:49 AM

crap...was charged 9.99 for Ghostbusters this morning...you guys think I can call and get the difference back from gamestop?

 

Actually, yes, you can! I paid $9.99 for it last night too, and when I saw it was down to $4.99 I sent a quick email to support. Just include your order # and payment method, and politely explain that since the price went down so soon after buying it, you'd like a price adjustment. I did this at 12:44PM today, and got $5 refunded to my PayPal at 6:49PM. Very impressed with GS' customer service this time (never thought I'd say that!)


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Posted 26 October 2013 - 03:49 AM

Picked up both earlier today and activated on steam np. The only inconvenience was installing/uninstalling the Gamestop app though that took like 2min~


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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:29 AM

Picked up both earlier today and activated on steam np. The only inconvenience was installing/uninstalling the Gamestop app though that took like 2min~

 

Any problems w/ Steam-version of Riddick: Dark Athena?

Is the Tages DRM-check still there?


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#15 Neuropod

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 05:22 AM

Yeah, it's still there.  :bomb: But I was able to activate it with no problems at all. Still, I'm going to bump this game up near the front of the backlog in case those authentication servers up and vanish.

 

Also, this game has THE most fucked-up video options I've ever seen. I can't find any way to set it at 1080p no matter what I do!


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Posted 26 October 2013 - 07:03 AM

My order for Ghostbusters has been cancelled for no reason 5 times in a row now. I give up.

 

I'd be willing to trade my Riddick for a copy of Ghostbusters if anyone manages to get an extra. 


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