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#14131703 XBL Deals - DwG: RDR2, Destiny 2, Sniper: GW, more | Lego, Anime Month | G...

Posted by davemoseley on 17 February 2019 - 01:19 AM

Played CD3 for a couple of hours this morning, for better or worse it felt like slipping back into a pair of comfortable slippers I hadn't worn for ten years... I'm enjoying the orb hunt, the lock-on combat is simple but fun, the game's doing a good job of slowly introducing new types of areas to clear out... I'm playing AC Odyssey right now and typically wouldn't want to tackle two open-world games at once, but Crackdown feels simple enough to finish quickly without confusing my time in Odyssey.  Yeah, it's not as revolutionary as it could be (or should be after five years), but you know what?  It's not a bad game by any means.


It's not a $60 title but it's a great addition to Game Pass and really helps sell that service.  If Microsoft keeps dropping these games (Forza 4, CD3, Sea Of Thieves) every few months, I'm happy to call Game Pass an essential part of the Xbox experience.

#14127400 XBL Deals - DwG: RDR2, Destiny 2, Sniper: GW, more | Lego, Anime Month | G...

Posted by davemoseley on 07 February 2019 - 12:57 AM

As someone with a 1tb data cap, having a 42gb beta for a game I don't plan on playing automatically download is pretty f$#¡%ing irritating.

#14126987 XBL Deals - DwG: RDR2, Destiny 2, Sniper: GW, more | Lego, Anime Month | G...

Posted by davemoseley on 05 February 2019 - 10:31 PM

Solid games. Wasn't excited for SOTTR at all but now that it's on gamepass I'll definitely give it a try. Return to Arkham is also very good. De blob looks fun too.

Seems light in terms of quantity though.

This is a month for quality over quantity I believe... SotTR is a great addition only 5 months after release, the Arkham games are incredible value (controversy over the graphics aside), de Blob is a great platformer and I'm holding out hope that Crackdown 3 will be a blast with friends.

#14125700 Best Buy Ad 2/3-2/9

Posted by davemoseley on 02 February 2019 - 03:48 AM

What is up with Hellblade. 2nd time they have discounted the Playstation version by $10 but the XB has not yet been on sale.

It's a short (but great) game, just get a trial of Game Pass and blast through it in a couple sessions.

#14119010 XBL Deals - DwG: RDR2, Destiny 2, Sniper: GW, more | Lego, Anime Month | G...

Posted by davemoseley on 16 January 2019 - 07:35 PM

Not sure if this was mentioned earlier in the thread, but I saw a (targeted?) offer/ad on the dashboard for Game Pass that just said "Play A Game", and apparently playing one Game Pass game will net you a $5 gift card. Nothing to opt into, no way to track it, should just recieve it in the messages in about 4 weeks.

#14116497 XBL Deals - DwG: RDR2, Destiny 2, Sniper: GW, more | Lego, Anime Month | G...

Posted by davemoseley on 09 January 2019 - 09:33 PM

I think the "complete all game pass quests" 500 point bonus is just for the three "earn an achievement/in three genres/earn 21 achievements" quests... They all finish the same day as the bonus and the artwork is the same.

#14086375 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by davemoseley on 20 November 2018 - 02:45 PM

Stupid Question Time: promo right now to get $20 off any new or pre-order game when you trade in a select game. That’s $20 off on top of the trade-in value of the game itself, correct?

Incorrect.  At least if I've understood the discussion on this a dozen times before.  I believe it means those games have a minimum of $20 trade value when put towards a new or pre-order.  So If a game is already worth more than $20, that technically fulfills the promotion.

#14084810 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by davemoseley on 18 November 2018 - 03:33 PM

On another note... Jesus Christ, 3pm on Thanksgiving?

#14083956 XBL Deals - 2018

Posted by davemoseley on 17 November 2018 - 02:27 PM

Another For Honor deluxe code:




?? = long-running fighting game series developed by Ed Boon.

#14083928 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by davemoseley on 17 November 2018 - 12:55 PM

Well, if there's moles in this thread, just know that you waited too long to release your BF ad... I'm getting in on the Best Buy gift card offer and looks like they're getting my money this year.

#14082466 XBL Deals - 2018

Posted by davemoseley on 15 November 2018 - 01:17 PM

That is not a one time offer. I ended up with $40 from it. So make sure to go back and use it some more.

Just be aware the credit will expire in about 90 days I believe, so if you don't like what you see in the BF sale, make sure you find something in the Xmas/New Year sale!

#14079858 Gamestop Pro days Nov 9-11

Posted by davemoseley on 11 November 2018 - 04:35 PM

Gotta say, I'm loving Detroit. Definitely the best deal this weekend.

I also picked up Shadow Of The Colossus pre-owned for $12 after all the discounts, and the store gave me a sealed copy, so... Yeah, made out well.

#14078551 Best Buy Black Friday Ad

Posted by davemoseley on 09 November 2018 - 01:33 PM

All this talk of TVs... I discovered a couple years back that if you just want a huge screen for a great relative price, BF is the time to shop.  Otherwise, the last week of January offers the better quality picture at a great size and price.  Why?  Superbowl is right around the corner.


If you're debating between an OLED and an LCD and which is going to have better blacks, etc, wait another couple of months - leave Black Friday for the guys who want to show off their washed-out 65" screens they got for $500.

#14075901 Black Friday 2018 - The Big Thread | See You Next Year!

Posted by davemoseley on 05 November 2018 - 12:34 PM

Yeah, but I think the hope is that now it's a dead program with a lot less people still reaping the benefits, maybe they'll forget to turn it off when the prices switch?

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Posted by davemoseley on 20 July 2018 - 06:54 PM

For what it's worth, my first pre-order (Ready Player One 4K) just shipped.  I think next is Infinity War, let's see if the order holds until mid-August.