Give them nothing, but take from them ... EVERYTHING.
When a game is released, like all others, it's inspected. If it were lacking, difficult achievements, expensive, or misshapen, it would have been discarded. Never leave free HDD space, never to pay too much, that is CAG law. To pay the least is the greatest glory.
So far on this Ultimate Games Sale, there's much glory to be had. I've spent for a lot already, practically everything was bought. I wish they can keep this sale going beyond its scheduled week.
As a warning to others, some of the titles do have GotY/Ultimate editions with all/some of the DLC. DiRT 3 has a complete edition which is really expensive at this time for me. Mass Effect has the Bring Down the Sky DLC included on the Platinum Hits releases. Tomb Raider has a Game of the Year Edition with all the DLC on the 360, or if you have the X1 there's the definitive edition. Super Street Fighter 4 will soon have Ultra Street Fighter 4 which claimed to have over $40USD in DLC (which may just be the upgrades to AC and Ultra, and not all the costumes, but maybe it does mean it will have all the DLC costumes included). Of course Skyrim has the Legendary Edition with the install disc to the DLC just like Bethesda's Fallout GotY editions before it. Red Dead Redemption also has a complete pack which can be had for little as well.
The amount of posts descends upon us, and I just wanted to throw in some quick replies. The coming text wall will blot out the sun. I've only my off days to reply, so responses may be dated.
I thought the HD Collection was disappointing. There was censoring that wasnt present in the original releases and the soundtracks had been replaced.
I don't really like Raging Blast.
While I know Ultimate Tenkaichi was the same sort of style it's been almost five years since i played a Dragon Ball game, but if this is a genuinely bad game then I'll pass.
I'm not in the mood to go play raging Blasy again, espeically since those games are significantly more expensive than this sale
I had thought that it was primarily that the director of music for the videogame (and newer widescreen animation) adaptations of the comic/animation series for years had ... good taste in music. Funny how it doesn't seem to apply to the awesome Streets of Rage/Bare Knuckle music.
HELL YEAH! was probably my favorite title last year. I really enjoyed the hell out of that game (bad pun). Definitely recommended. It's not the SEGA title I was hoping to see on sale though. Where is my heavily discounted Toejam & Earl?
I should've waited a month to pick up SoulCalibur II HD. Sometimes nostalgia just clouds the mind!
Speaking of Streets of Rage/Bare Knuckle which was discounted before on the SVC collections, I remember that I had promised someone on this thread if the XBLA SVC: ToeJam & Earl ever gets discounted, I'd try it once because it was never part of my youth and never was interested in it before. I forgot who liked the games, and I wonder if there's a statute of limitations, because this Ultimate Games Sale may take away all my funds available before I can give the game a chance to capture me.
I've passed on Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit, many times before, but this time, the discount is especially deep, and convinced me to finally throw it onto the backlog as well. Now how's the chances the DLC sees a discount?
Dammit! I bought Soul Calibur 2 HD Online last December at 50% off and it is still in my backlog. [almost exactly what Ryuukishi and E.Nich said, but I have read their posts ^^] Meh, I am nostalgic because I actually liked it then, and I think I am still capable of enjoying it again.
Have fun driving up hills!
That's pretty much sums up the majority of time I had on the game: attempting to roll up hills. A hint for all, after collecting a couple of mineral deposits or whatever, return to the Normandy so it auto saves, then you can return back to the planet in a nice even starting spot, so that way you can avoid being randomly upended by some thresher maw or something to waste your time. Now I haven't played the sequels, because a GotY edition with all the DLC never came out, so here I am stuck waiting/hoping the DLC to 2 gets discounts. My fault I have with the game, I just think if I want to be evil or renegade as it is called, I have to be "stupid evil" opposed to "cunning/manipulative evil" ... example: oh this person is trying to warn me about this controlling thing affecting his mind, I'll just shoot him cus "renegade biyotch" opposed to what I would have liked "oh you can feel when this thing is near? you get to be the 'hero' shield [takes as hostage bullet sponge]" or running over space monkeys, like all the female ones or such "what Liara? If you cared so much you can like mind porn them or something, and I can film it to earn lifetimes worth in credits for space internet on the citadel" ... that kind of evil. The game is mostly so-so until it ramps up the closer it gets towards the end. At this point in the story, without playing any sequels, how warm or cold am I getting with my assumptions on how it can go?
I am curious how my ugly amoral ginger douche engineer Shepard's storyline pans out (I intend to make racist bombshell femshep vanguard next) through the series, but I really want the ME2 DLC cheapened first.
Not enough links.
Did Crono change his username? :P
Darn, had my name been said 2 more times, I can appear back on this thread =P. Baboy is like a long lost twin, since we share very similar opinions (loved ODST most in Halo series, arcade games, etc.) and possess a penchant for lots of typing on this thread; however, I think Baboy had the benefit of playing only the good games, while I rot in this cellar with a mask doomed to only play bad games.
Just as much as I enjoyed Happy
Whores Wars and Ass End Handjob of Kul Ascend: Hand of Kul.
You guys. I Am classy.
For that I make the likes rain. (I even avoided linking the Bad Grandpa pageant scene, I am classy)
Indeed. Arkham City GOTY was available here in Italy for 10 Euros short ago, and since it's a game rather heavy on the DLC, that is probably the edition to get. Then again, the GOTY has the DLCs on disk to install, therefore you can borrow or rent the second disc from anyone, and with the base game for 5$ you still get off cheaper than buying the GOTY (which also has a hell of an uglier cover art).
I take advantage of my advanced age when I walk into a Gamestop and ask about the games I saw my great grandkids play, games like 10 out of 10 and that Do Sex game. My local Gamestop understood the latter but not the former =/. I am still classy.
So, regarding Dirt 3. Is it worth it? Keep in mind that I loved Sega Rally Championship on the Saturn, and it would have to be at that level of greatness for me to bite.
Yes dude, Dirt 3 is great, it's pretty much a combination of Dirt 1 and Dirt 2. I also lost hours just "gymkhana-ing" and messing with friends at the power station environment.
I am amused by the cheesy-awesome Equilibirum gun kata, but Gymkata? Sounds lame ^^. Anyway, if you're looking for more gymkhana, I heard DiRT Showdown completely focuses on that aspect. As a bonus, I think every Best Buy is trying to clear them out, so don't pay any more than $15 for the game (what I bought it for). I too was saved by a Sega Rally arcade machine when I was stuck in a former 3rd world country, and I love it for that. However, the XBLA version of Sega Rally Online Arcade feels like the camera is hard parented to the direction the car is facing, so it has this weird look to me like those toys where the background is on a conveyor belt and you just slide your avatar around (in this case a car). However, for rally racing on the 360, Dirt 3 can fill in the few missing parts which Forza doesn't provide for me, at the current discounted price.
D&D Daggerdale isn't worth the HDD space, even if it were free.
The price is low, and Satan's game does attract me to the occult.
Although, I already had my Burnout Revenge, Blur, and Split/Second fill, I even had played enough of Ridge Racer 6, but you guys convinced me to explore getting the DLC for my Ridge Racer Unbounded (Best Buy clearance shelf made me buy before this awesome sale). This sale has kept the games I have unopened stay that way, I got in a few games, and at this point I may as well make my own unboxing videos. I think of all the stuff I've been getting on the Ultimate Game Sale a good thing, more for us to enjoy when we meet on Xbox Live. For now, I'll continue on my annual traditional full price purchase of Strider (so everyone else can have it on discount). Cryptic words of victory ...
Edited by Crono-00, 23 February 2014 - 10:47 AM.