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#14351594 XBL Deals - DwG: Assassin's Creed, Watch Dogs, more | Golden Week, Star...

Posted by Freeze Time on 24 November 2020 - 06:39 AM

I live in a monopoly area where it's Spectrum or nothing I'm pretty sure. $49.99 a month(too much)for the first year and then it goes up to $59.99 which is a rip off. I'll call and complain and threaten to quit when that happens and see what they day.

The internet is a joke in the United States. Pretty much every other country has it beat. Faster and cheaper. It's pretty pathetic.


#14285527 XBL Deals - DwG: Assassin's Creed, Watch Dogs, more | Golden Week, Star...

Posted by Bloomy on 01 May 2020 - 05:24 PM

Like this post to enter a drawing for a code for one of the Double Dragon / Kunio-Kun games released in the US (Double Dragon 1/2/3, Crash 'n the Boys Street Challenge, River City Ransom, Renegade, Super Dodge Ball).  Winner's choice.  3 winners will be picked Sunday evening.




#14253481 XBL Deals - DwG: Assassin's Creed, Watch Dogs, more | Golden Week, Star...

Posted by PatFortenbaugh on 07 January 2020 - 04:17 AM

Like this post for a chance to win the indie bundle


#14215503 XBL Deals - 2019

Posted by PatFortenbaugh on 02 October 2019 - 04:02 PM

Quick one today,

winner will be chosen this evening!

Like this post for a chance to win Pankapu!




#14045145 XBL Deals - 2018

Posted by PatFortenbaugh on 28 August 2018 - 07:17 PM

It's been a while so lets dooooooooooo

 

DISNEY AFTERNOON COLLECTION

 

Like this post for your chance to win :)

 

I've havent been on the thread as much recently but remember,

One thing you should know, no matter where I go, we'll always be together

:grouphug:




#13948326 XBL Deals - 2018

Posted by kdiddy1989 on 17 February 2018 - 11:51 PM

Giveaway time! 

 

Tomorrow is the 60th running of the NASCAR season-opening Daytona 500, and that gives me an opportunity to give this thread some much-needed positivity in the form of a giveaway.

 

Rules | Prizes:

 

Spoiler

 

*NOTE: If you have an account that's only like a week old and/or have fewer than 10 posts, I'm probably going to skip you. I want this to be for active CAGs more than lurkers/dupe accounts.

 

I'll make another post later with the entrants/racers.




#13917143 PS Vita Deals & Discussions Thread

Posted by chrislaustin on 29 December 2017 - 10:29 PM

I picked up a cheap copy of the PS3 version of Minecraft and it contained a (surprisingly still valid) code for the Vita version. I already own it, so figured I would pass along the code to someone else. Anyone interested? I'll message it to the first person who responds here and says they want it (only on this thread, please don't flood my inbox).

 

Disclaimer: I tested the code and it seems to still be valid (went through up to the redeem screen but didn't click redeem), my apologies if it ends up not being valid for whatever reason.

In my experience with PSN, so long as you get the redeem screen, your good. I've had many over the years with expired dates, that let me redeem after the fact. Sony is pretty good about that.

 

"N" on the other hand will do the same, but then will tell you it's expired after trying to redeem. Their dates have always been accurate, as I have yet to try one past expiration that still worked.




#13876100 XBL Deals - 2017, Part II

Posted by Doctor Zod on 13 November 2017 - 09:58 PM

Not to derail the Battlefront II narrative but it is worth mentioning that Italy's out of the 2018 World Cup. Last time Italy, a 4-time World Cup Champion, missed a World Cup was back in 1958 when the tournament was held, ironically, in Sweden.




#13847645 PSN Weekly Deals - 4/10: Rockstar Sale! $20 Owlboy, $14 Aegis D...

Posted by chriscolbert on 06 October 2017 - 04:17 AM

Both are dated as a motherfucker so you missed and keep it that way. There’s no going back.


This 100%.

At the time they were incredible experiences and for those that played them at the time they have that nostalgia factor that can make it worth revisiting to some degree.

Trying to experience any game from that era for the VERY FIRST TIME in this day and age is totally pointless. The only people that will try to convince you otherwise are those that played it in all of its revolutionary-at-the-time glory and can't understand how terrible the experience would be for someone who never played them before.

I'm not saying there can't be an exception once in a while, but you're much better off saving your first times for the younger, hotter games.


#13806088 XBL Deals - 2017, Part II

Posted by GunstarRed on 15 August 2017 - 01:14 AM

Am I the only one who reads Bloomy's posts in Grimlock's voice? Not just regular Grimlock, but super smart Grimlock from that episode "Grimlock's New Brain" where he becomes a genius and creates the Technobots.

 

 

 




#13794302 HEB Plus YMMV Clearance Thread

Posted by n64ra on 31 July 2017 - 07:33 PM

The XB1 Kinect Adapter is ringing up at $9.99. Useful if you just got a XB1 S and Kinect.




#13789527 XBL Deals - 2017, Part II

Posted by Kristaps Schwartzingis on 26 July 2017 - 09:20 PM

Has anyone gotten their code yet for PoE beta? I signed up a couple hours ago and haven't heard back yet. I read some people were getting theirs in like 15-20 minutes.


#13776091 XBL Deals - 2017, Part II

Posted by berzirk on 11 July 2017 - 04:13 PM

Why are so many people on a site called 'cheapassgamer' constantly surprised that people do things to reduce the cost to buy videogames?

For me it's the concept of value over cost. Just cheap isn't enough for me, it has to be something I want, and at a price point that has the most value to me. I've been on CAG for, hell...12-13 years, and I've scored hundreds of deals thanks to the forums. 12-13 years ago I was a newlywed, with no kids, a modestly paying job, and far more free time. Since then, I've had three kids, work a far more demanding, better paying job, and have taken on a handful of new hobbies I didn't have back then. The amount of time it would take me to save a very small amount of money, doesn't have the same value to me anymore. Not spending 3hrs driving around town to save $10 on a game, is worth way more than $10.

 

It's like oil changes. Back when I was younger, and poorer, I'd change my own oil. Then I got to a point where I made enough that my time was worth more than the few bucks I could save doing it myself. Now, it's been over a decade since I last changed my own oil. I spend more money, but I have more available time to do other things. 

 

So...that's how a person can reconcile being a (verrrrry longtime) member of CAG, but not seeing value in spending hours and hours to save a few bucks. 




#13770635 XBL Deals - 2017, Part II

Posted by FriskyTanuki on 06 July 2017 - 05:38 PM

I appreciate your info and your help in answering a Sony question, that's why I posted in the PSN thread instead of here.  I know that I can count on people to help out, thanks!  Yes, you didn't say I said..you said....what were we talking about? 

 

I didn't bash PSN or PS+ in that thread, nor start a pointless console superiority argument over there.  My point of view is heavily biassed in the Microsoft direction and posted my PSN experience here to commiserate with other XBL biased people, like me, that are annoyed at how PSN does things differently than what we are used to (sarcastic "How dare they?!") and to make us feel a tiny bit better that PSN has better sales right now.

I'm sorry for encroaching on your bias party without invitation.




#13743670 PS Vita Deals & Discussions Thread

Posted by TooPoor on 15 June 2017 - 06:15 PM

Agreed.

 

I also think the two anime series tied up some loose ends and some major questions around the meta-story very well, though some people dislike it.

 

I would say 1+2+Two Anime Series is recommended. Ultra Despair Girls is very fun if you are invested in the characters from 1.