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November 9th, 2008, 23:54
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November 10th, 2008, 11:55
Simon The Sorcerer 4 can be bought here for 10 Euros - seemingly in electronic chain stores of the "Metro Group" (to which belong Saturn & Media-Markt).

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November 10th, 2008, 15:21
Galactic Civ II (+Dread Lords) just hit the Jewel Case at Target for $10. Grr, last week I grabbed the box for $15.

Gamestop has PC games in the discount bin (and another half shelf gone) for 10% off. I saw that the Kingmaker compilation of NWN mods was going for $5 so that makes it $4.50 .

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November 10th, 2008, 16:27
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Gamestop has PC games in the discount bin (and another half shelf gone)
The Gamestop here in the Bustling Metropolis is down to a single 3' wide rack for PC games. Last time I was in there (buying the Diablo Battle Chest a few months ago), the clerk told me to special order any titles I wanted with them because they weren't planning on stocking more than a dozen PC titles in the future. How far we've fallen from the days when Best Buy had 3 complete aisles of PC games. (and another 2-3 for business/utility/DIY junk)

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November 10th, 2008, 16:57
Gamestop/EBGames here act similary. They have fewer and fewer PC games, the majority is console-centered.

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November 12th, 2008, 17:08
GoGamer.com has Sacred 2 for $32.90 and Dead Space for $34.90 as part of the current 48hr Madness sale.
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November 12th, 2008, 17:23
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GoGamer.com has Sacred 2 for $32.90 and Dead Space for $34.90 as part of the current 48hr Madness sale.
They've also got a couple dollars off on the pre-order for Storm of Zehir. But that Sacred 2 price is too good to pass up. I'm on my way. Thanks, man.

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November 21st, 2008, 10:07
Not sure whether this belongs in Pricewatch or not, but I finally found an online shop that sells Evil Islands. www.gamersgate.com has the game at EUR 9.99
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November 25th, 2008, 14:21
You have a BFG series 6 or 7 AGP graphics card? You live in the US? Read this thread to collect a free upgrade card or a great deal for an even faster BFG card.
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November 27th, 2008, 11:50
Best Buy has Assassin's Creed for only $9.99 thru Thanksgiving weekend.
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November 28th, 2008, 17:35
The 2 DVD version of the German Mag called "Gamestar" contains on 1 DVD the game "Morrowing - Game of the Year Edition".

I think I'm going to install it within the next 10 Minutes.

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December 2nd, 2008, 14:11
If you get 2 games (Priced 9.99) and another one (at 5.99) on GOG.COM in a single order (promotion until Dec 9 - this Friday), then you'll only need to pay the first two games.
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December 3rd, 2008, 03:15
Originally Posted by Remus View Post
If you get 2 games (Priced 9.99) and another one (at 5.99) on GOG.COM in a single order (promotion until Dec 9 - this Friday), then you'll only need to pay the first two games.
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December 3rd, 2008, 10:54
Oh the end date for the promotion is Dec 8, next monday.

Looking forward to the release (hopefully soon) of System Shock series and Planescape: Torment. They are top three most voted games.
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December 3rd, 2008, 15:22
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Oh the end date for the promotion is Dec 8, next monday.

Looking forward to the release (hopefully soon) of System Shock series and Planescape: Torment. They are top three most voted games.
Huh? Are you talking about a rerelease of SS and\or SS2? I haven't heard anything about that. Could you post a link?
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December 3rd, 2008, 15:50
If you like elite/space sims you might wanna check this old classic:
Archimedian Dynasty

Space sim genre has many good games, from Freepace to Tie Fighter, Privateer to Freelancer. Though Archimedian Dynasty's universe is set underwater, it plays most like space sims.

The setting is a mixture of Mad Max and any pirate movie. Archimedean Dynasty takes the best parts of the best games in the genre: A Tie Fighter-like mission design, Wing Commander-like game design, Freespace like atmosphere (where you don't mind sacrificing yourself for your friends) and a little commerce.

The graphics were really good at that time, especially after the 1.20 patch (which added transparent explosions). If you had a 3dfx card, it was even better. Also, the underwater setting gave the producers an advantage over the the games relatives that are set in space: Underwater currents could really affect torpedoes so you had to think twice and learn the environment before firing one (if you don't want to spend your torpedoes you bought with hard earned cash that is).

Though its successors (Aquanox series) lacked the quality and atmosphere of this one, Archimedean Dynasty is an absolute classic. If you value atmosphere over the technology, it's worth playing even today.
I still remember the day when I got it. I was still a kid, back in that long gone 1997.
Local game store had only one copy of it and apparently no one wanted to buy even that one. Since I had little gaming experience than and was looking for any game to kill my time (and it was very cheap), I bought it… Best gaming move in my life!

Came home, installed it and began playing. First impression: 'nice graphics!' (compared to sidescrollers and top-down sport games I played most of the time). One hour passed, two, three… The game got me locked!

Story is incredibly immersing, which has you on the edge all the time and wanting to play just that one more minute to see what happens next. 5 different, pilotable submarines and hundreds of weapons and upgrades for them make sure you never get bored with same old stuff. Large variety of enemies and unique missions constantly test your submarine piloting skills. Great graphics and music (dark, techno tunes) make for perfect apocalyptic atmosphere. And it all culminates with a truly epic ending!

10 years later, I still play it. In fact, I played it every year since I got, just to remind myself of this truly unique masterpiece. And I will continue to do so.

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Its one of the best games I know. Several factory sealed copies with beautiful uniquely crafted box are available at ebay for 6 pounds:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ARCHIMEDEAN-DY…3A1|240%3A1318

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December 3rd, 2008, 15:57
The follow-up is Aquanox.
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December 3rd, 2008, 16:00
The Dec 8 is the last day for the mentioned promotion.

In a separate matter The SS and PST are just top 3 most requested games by visitors to GOG.COM. No further details available. I do hope GOG team could get those games released soon…
http://www.gog.com/en/wishlist/
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December 3rd, 2008, 16:02
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The follow-up is Aquanox.
Not quite the quality of the first one though. Still I liked AD so much that I bought both AQ1 and 2. The third (and last) AQ called Angels Tears for ps2 was cancelled but som firm is selling them through amazon. I didnt take the risk of buying though, it must be a mistake.

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December 3rd, 2008, 16:55
Selling the PS2 Aquanox? I thought it never went into replication?! The game was supposed to have been finished before JoWooD closed the studio, though.
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