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CAG Poll: Do you own unopened games?

Poll: Do you own unopened games?

Do you own unopened games?

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#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17549 Posts   Joined 14.8 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 03:19 AM

The NPD just completed a survey and found that 11% of gamers own unopened games. I've got a feeling that CAG's percentage will be significantly higher.

#2 mofo1115   CAG gone to college! CAGiversary!   1823 Posts   Joined 13.4 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 03:21 AM

I'd be surprised if more than a small handful on CAG say that they don't.

#3 rothgar24   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   584 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 03:33 AM

I have ssx blur, bully for the wii and final fantasy IV for the ds still unopened. I'll get to the ds game soon. The wii stuff will remained unopened for awhile.

#4 hobocorpses   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   416 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  


Posted 29 October 2008 - 03:35 AM

I'll predict it's completely opposite here....89% of us do.

#5 Kaijufan   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9848 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 03:42 AM

I think I have one or two unopened games, but for the most part I open my games when I get them.
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#6 dios   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2433 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 03:46 AM

I have like 6 or so.

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#7 keithp   Older than you CAGiversary!   5602 Posts   Joined 14.0 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 03:49 AM

Nope. If I buy it I want to at least pop it in and see what it's about. I may put it down until later but I've got to at least load it up!

#8 Persona7   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   769 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 03:51 AM

I have many unopened Zelda games for collection purposes. :(

#9 Layziebones   Hey! CAGiversary!   1334 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  


Posted 29 October 2008 - 03:58 AM

I do not have a single sealed game. I NEVER go buy games to put in a backlog. I buy a game when I want to play it and I play it until I get tired of it and usually never play it again sans a few specific games.

#10 ValkyrieVF-1S   Skull One CAGiversary!   1317 Posts   Joined 14.5 Years Ago  


Posted 29 October 2008 - 04:04 AM

Yep, I have quite a few... :/
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#11 Captain_Insano16   Has a ton of stuff FS/FT! CAGiversary!   2739 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  


Posted 29 October 2008 - 04:11 AM

Presently I do have some backlog games still sealed, but with all the recent talk about sealed games with no disc in them...... I'll probably start opening them as soon as I get get them!
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#12 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   22297 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 04:30 AM

Currently have 52 sealed games out of 493.

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#13 Jek Porkins   The Big Man in Orange CAGiversary!   670 Posts   Joined 13.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 04:40 AM

Unopened? No.

Unplayed? A couple.
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#14 62t   Zune Duck! CAGiversary!   19802 Posts   Joined 13.3 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 04:42 AM

this includes collector's item like MGS3 LE and DDS first print that will never be open right?

#15 Short Round   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   567 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 05:04 AM

I have seven unopened games. Of those seven, I'll probably never play five of them.
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#16 supraazn   ¡ʎɹɐsɹǝʌıƃɐɔ CAGiversary!   1088 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 05:20 AM

I currently have no unopened games because i buy so few games so the ones i do buy i play.
But unopened music CDs and DVDs, that's a whole other story.
I buy a lot of them and i keep them for collection purposes.

#17 Lice   Hero Squad CAGiversary!   1472 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 05:36 AM

All of mine are open.

I only buy games I have time to play.

#18 Over easy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1610 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 05:40 AM

There could be a difference between gamers though. Some people collect, and some people own only big titles (Madden, Halo, etc.).

I have plenty of unopen games, and I will never find enough time (and patience) to play all of them. Although, I try now only to buy games that I will play for sure.
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#19 YoshiFan1   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9867 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 05:41 AM

Way too many. Off the top of my head I have 3 PS2 games, 1 XBox game, 1 Gamecube Game, 2 DS games, 2 PSP games, 3 PS3 games, 4 Wii games all unopened. Some of those I had to buy even if I knew they would go in the backlog because you will never see them at those prices again. Like Starfox DS and NiGHTS Wii for $5.00 each at KMart last month.

#20 Lost Loser   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   247 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 05:43 AM

I give each game I buy a spin to make sure they work when I buy them. I do however have a dozen games that I've never taken past the title screen.

#21 luvmysegadc   All CAGs hail Hypnotoad! CAGiversary!   596 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  


Posted 29 October 2008 - 05:53 AM

Earlier this summer, I had two 360 titles sealed (PES 2008, GRID) thanks to COD 4 and more recently, GTA 4. So I thought I had everything covered. Then I noticed that I have Max Payne 2 for Xbox! Never, ever, EEVVEERR, touched.

Hey Cheapy, please don't do a poll on unopened and/or unwatched dvd's....:whee:

#22 captainfrizo  


Posted 29 October 2008 - 06:45 AM

I've got several unopened. Far too many, actually.

#23 Collectorguy00   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   657 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  


Posted 29 October 2008 - 07:06 AM

I have 10 all on the 360 but two of those are LE that I will never open. The LE are Bioshock and Mass Effect.
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#24 Shady3011   Suit Up CAGiversary!   2856 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 07:11 AM

Oh boy. I'm never going to finish all these loving games.

#25 IAmTheCheapestGamer   Banned Banned   28796 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  


Posted 29 October 2008 - 07:43 AM

So far, I can only count about 4-5 unopened for me:

*Psychonauts(Xbox)-it was $3 from Kmart, meant to finish playing it, but I packed away my Xbox a while ago
*Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer(PS3)-normally, I would NEVER buy a movie game, but for $5 from Kmart, anything is worth a shot.
*TimeShift(PS3)-yet another $5-10 game from Kmart that I'm sure I'll play SOMETIME, but not anytime soon with my increasing backlog on PS3.
*.hack Redemption(PS2)-yet another $5 game from Kmart....which I only picked up for the collectibility of it.....
*Marvel Ultimate Alliance(non Platinum Hits)(Xbox)-I picked this up since it was $5 as well at Kmart, though I had already picked up and opened a Platinum Hits copy from Target for $5.

I also had the original Legends Of Wrestling and Batman Begins and Darkwatch for Xbox, but I got sick of seeing them collecting dust and I gave them to my one buddy for him(BB and D) and his one niece(LOW) to play.

Now, if we were talking about opened but never completed games.....geez...I could be here till Doomsday talking about all of my prior gen stuff I never played through completely(and sold off).

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#26 carpwrist   Übercharge Ready! CAGiversary!   1933 Posts   Joined 13.7 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 07:44 AM

I have 3 :360: titles that I plan on opening... someday. :wall:
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#27 dv8mad   Fulfilling CAGiversary!   6392 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 08:07 AM

I may skew the numbers a bit as I voted that I have no unopened games.
I do not have now as nearly everything that I have bought over the past 3 years has been used.
However, when I lived in the US, I had a crapload of unopened games. I sold everything when I moved to Japan though.

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 08:22 AM

I dug through my gaming area and found Darkness 360 and Phoenix Wright: Trials and Tribulations wrapped.

#29 JetTone   Life CAGiversary!   2759 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 08:48 AM

Nope, I buy only what I want to play. I'm not a collector, games are meant to be played and enjoyed. Just like toys and action figures. I won't let them just sit there collecting dust in their original packages.

#30 CaoPi   (Chou Pei) Mousou nut, KOEI fan CAGiversary!   10538 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

Posted 29 October 2008 - 09:06 AM

yup lots of them!

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