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Dead Island (PC) $9.99 on Newegg


#1 tominater12   Another Cheapass CAGiversary!   570 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:00 PM

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16832220034

Edited by tominater12, 25 January 2012 - 08:56 PM.


#2 Icegaryen   Stuart and the Ave CAGiversary!   575 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:00 PM

OP I love you

#3 ddog510   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   722 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:03 PM

Is this a steamworks game?
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#4 argyle  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:07 PM

Yes, it is.
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#5 exaznkid   Spare Some Change CAGiversary!   2418 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:15 PM

damn that's cheap

#6 Funkenstein91   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   163 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:31 PM

Whoa I was going to try to stop spending money on new games, but $10? Count me in!

#7 MildObstruction   I'd be happy if they simply reintroduced The Last Guardian CAGiversary!   12026 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:37 PM

yeesh, why not? thanks a lot op.

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#8 Idx86   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   358 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:43 PM

I bought it at $20 and it was well worth it. If you have ANY interest in the zombie genre, you need to buy this game.
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#9 aaronrodgers   Yo...Siggy, Phido! CAGiversary!   1547 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:44 PM

Wish this was the price for the console versions, a much better buy than 25...

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#10 Mercenary09   robo CAGiversary!   267 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:58 PM

Aa.. I want to give in, but I get mixed feelings from all the negative comments I see about it. I still might, anyway

#11 hal   Game Hoarder CAGiversary!   4875 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:08 PM

That's a hell of a price. The game is fine now. It had a lot of problems when it launched, but they've been ironed out for the most part.

You can beat zombies with nail-covered bats on an island that looks like it's straight out of the Far Cry/Crysis world... what can be so bad about that?

#12 BigPoeticCanine   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   477 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:26 PM

I just logged onto the site thinking to myself, "hmm, I wonder if I can land a sweet deal on Dead Island..." Thanks OP! :D

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#13 dark_inchworm   Oyasuminasai CAGiversary!   1492 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:52 PM

Aa.. I want to give in, but I get mixed feelings from all the negative comments I see about it. I still might, anyway


If you decide you like it, it's a damned steal at ten bucks. If you don't like it... just imagine you bought a steak to go from El Generico Chain Restaurant, and it jumped out of the styrofoam box and flew into traffic. It's a loss you could get over. Right?

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#14 BigPoeticCanine   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   477 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:54 PM

If you decide you like it, it's a damned steal at ten bucks. If you don't like it... just imagine you bought a steak to go from El Generico Chain Restaurant, and it jumped out of the styrofoam box and flew into traffic. It's a loss you could get over. Right?


I lol'd hard

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#15 sainrub   CAGisdabomb! CAGiversary!   1127 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:54 PM

Ooh boy that candy is sweet!

Thanks OP!

#16 DRkdragon   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   38 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:59 PM

If I buy and activate the serial on Steam with my Mac, can I play it on my Mac?

#17 malethief   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   414 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:09 PM

Aa.. I want to give in, but I get mixed feelings from all the negative comments I see about it. I still might, anyway


It's about whether or not you will enjoy it. I wouldn't go by peoples opinions too much. Besides you can't go wrong for $10

#18 Jello4250   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   64 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:15 PM

I bought this when it was $12 on Amazon a while back... It does get monotonous after a while.

The most fun I had with it was playing with friends. If you're sticking to single player, it gets boring quick.

I did most of the side quests and was done in about 20 hours or so.

#19 Funkenstein91   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   163 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:27 PM

Can I activate it on Steam and then give the disc to someone else, or is Steam required to play it?

#20 musicjunkie   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   890 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:35 PM

If I buy and activate the serial on Steam with my Mac, can I play it on my Mac?

Doesn't look like the game is mac supported.
http://store.steampo....com/app/91310/

Here is a list of Mac games on Steam
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#21 cusoman   ಠ_ಠ CAGiversary!   153 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:42 PM

The price is right! Thanks OP
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#22 bugeeker   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   223 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:46 PM

The Price is Right, OP! Thanks! I was just logging on to make sure this deal was posted.

Was this game faster-paced than Dead Rising? I found that to be a bit slow, I prefer the action of L4D.

As others have said, though: for $10 hard to go wrong.

#23 exaznkid   Spare Some Change CAGiversary!   2418 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:51 PM

The Price is Right, OP! Thanks! I was just logging on to make sure this deal was posted.

Was this game faster-paced than Dead Rising? I found that to be a bit slow, I prefer the action of L4D.

As others have said, though: for $10 hard to go wrong.

Very much slower than Dead Rising but the plus side is coop but the downside are the little things like the bugs and if you get nauseated easily by those old school shooters than this will be relatively unplayable for some people.

#24 Diad   Only a flesh wound... CAGiversary!   395 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:54 PM

For $10, had to give it a go! Added some variety to my laptop's library.
Thanks OP!

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:20 PM

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Was this game faster-paced than Dead Rising? I found that to be a bit slow, I prefer the action of L4D./QUOTE]

I think all three of those games are vastly different. I've got zero interest in Dead Rising or Left 4 Dead, this appears to be more of an actual adventure..
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#26 Mike UFC   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1262 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:33 PM

Thanks OP. Ordered a copy apiece for my brother and I.

#27 cheaphuck   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   435 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:41 PM

So goes waiting for Amazon for a price drop to use my coupon. Thanks OP.

#28 Eldredpe   Disconcerted CAGiversary!   2519 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:18 PM

If you decide you like it, it's a damned steal at ten bucks. If you don't like it... just imagine you bought a steak to go from El Generico Chain Restaurant, and it jumped out of the styrofoam box and flew into traffic. It's a loss you could get over. Right?


Everyone always uses that argument here ("the price of a burger").

Unfortunately, I usually still end up buying the burger as well.

#29 Zimmy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   774 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:45 PM

I wish it was a digital download.
By the time NewEgg ships it, Dead Island 2 will be out.
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#30 Sarre   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   96 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:52 PM

Thanks OP, in for one. Was hoping this would show up on Amazon for $10-15 so I could use my $5 coupon, but I figure $10 is almost as good a price as $5. Very happy it's steamworks, I have no more room for boxes.