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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #160 on: March 29, 2016, 01:54:11 pm »
I bought it for $10 and it was worth every penny. 

GMG has your DariusBurst on sale for 50% off:

http://www.greenmangaming.com/s/us/en/pc/games/action/dariusburst-chronicle-saviours/


use the code SPRING20

and the game is $20
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #161 on: March 29, 2016, 04:43:11 pm »
Love this thread. Been waiting for a price drop on Darius.

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #162 on: March 29, 2016, 08:09:54 pm »
Far cry 3 on steam for 5$


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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #163 on: March 30, 2016, 01:13:50 pm »
Thanks for Darius Burst.  I'd been waiting for half a deal on it.

Between that and finally breaking down and paying $20 for DOA Final Round, I feel like I've spent a fortune lately compared to what I usually pay for games.
Haven't installed either yet.

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #164 on: March 30, 2016, 02:19:19 pm »
where'd ya find DOA5 for $20?
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #165 on: March 30, 2016, 02:50:19 pm »
where'd ya find DOA5 for $20?

It was a steam sale yesterday or the day before.
Before I posted about it today I checked and it is no longer on sale.
I got an email from steam about it being on sale because it was in my watch list.

I didn't post it on here because it's still not cheap by most people's standard.
That game hardly ever goes on sale though.

The price of the DLC is just absurd.
I don't plan on buying any of the extra costumes.  It doesn't add any value to the game IMO.


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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #166 on: March 30, 2016, 07:41:59 pm »
LMK next time :p

Mushihimesama also on sale for 40% off ($12) can use the code above too for it.

http://www.greenmangaming.com/s/us/en/pc/games/action/mushihimesama/
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #167 on: April 03, 2016, 04:27:21 pm »
LMK next time

I ended up asking steam for a refund of DOA over controls issues.  The game is not compatible with fightpads or fight sticks.  Triggers can't be mapped.  Right thumbstick press is required to pause game and exit a fight.  (The Start and Back buttons behave like normal punch and kick buttons.  Could be that they are using dinput instead of xinput, but the on-screen controller is an xbox360 one).
Menu nav buttons can't be remapped. Keyboard control stops working in a fight once a controller is chosen, so you can't use it to exit the fight either.  And on...

Someone posted an x-padder workaround but it requires you to wait until the game has loaded before plugging the controller in. 

I expect better for $20. Might revisit it when it hits $5.

EDIT: Darius Burst is great!
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #168 on: April 03, 2016, 09:54:05 pm »
Came across this earlier -

Dark Souls II Collectors edition for $19.99 on EBAY ( http://www.ebay.com/itm/141896392445?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT )

Not bad for a decent game esp. since it includes the Black Armor edition of the game, the artbook, a 12" warrior figure, cloth map, and sound track.
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #169 on: April 04, 2016, 04:52:30 pm »
Yeah Darius is indeed great. Now to wait for the DLC to go on sale (probably at around Thanksgiving). :-)

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #170 on: April 28, 2016, 02:12:33 pm »
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition PC On sale at cdkeys.com for $5.51 on Steam

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #171 on: May 05, 2016, 09:46:57 pm »
PAC-MAN™ Championship Edition DX+ All You Can Eat Edition $4 on Humble Bundle.
I can see this in a pedestal.

https://www.humblebundle.com/store/pacman-championship-edition-dx-all-you-can-eat-edition?hmb_source=search_barh

I got it for the kids because it's a dollar waster at Dave & busters whenever I take them.
It runs full screen also as opposed to the Royale game.


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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #172 on: May 05, 2016, 10:05:53 pm »
PAC-MAN™ Championship Edition DX+ All You Can Eat Edition $4 on Humble Bundle.
I can see this in a pedestal.

https://www.humblebundle.com/store/pacman-championship-edition-dx-all-you-can-eat-edition?hmb_source=search_barh

I got it for the kids because it's a dollar waster at Dave & busters whenever I take them.
It runs full screen also as opposed to the Royale game.

They also have Pacman Museum on the same sale for $5 ( https://www.humblebundle.com/store/pacman-museum )

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #173 on: May 06, 2016, 03:03:59 pm »
Steam has BroForce on sale for $5.99 through May 9th.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/274190/

I haven't played it, but someone was working on cab artwork for it:
http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php/topic,141602.msg1465410.html#msg1465410

Hopefully that means it's cab friendly.

I'm on the fence.  I've bought a fair number of games recently that I haven't even installed yet.

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #174 on: May 10, 2016, 04:20:49 pm »
Strider is in the current Humble Bundle.
Pay what you want.
https://www.humblebundle.com/capcom-bundle-remix

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #175 on: May 10, 2016, 10:53:40 pm »
Steam has BroForce on sale for $5.99 through May 9th.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/274190/

I haven't played it, but someone was working on cab artwork for it:
http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php/topic,141602.msg1465410.html#msg1465410

Hopefully that means it's cab friendly.

I'm on the fence.  I've bought a fair number of games recently that I haven't even installed yet.

expendabro's is the free version if you want to try it.
The kids and I love playing bro-force together.
Great fun for us.

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #176 on: May 24, 2016, 04:19:11 pm »
Rayman Origins is part of the current Humble Bundle.
Pay what you want.

https://www.humblebundle.com/ubisoft-bundle-encore

EDIT: Uplay DRM!  :angry:
(on Rayman, the other two games are Steam)

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #177 on: June 17, 2016, 03:20:01 pm »
BroForce is on sale at GOG for $5.99 (Summer Sale)

DRM Free.

Not sure if it's Arcade friendly, but I've invested in Xbox 360 gamepads for Steam compatible stuff so it should not be a problem. (Although, this version is DRM free).

https://www.gog.com/game/broforce

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« Reply #178 on: June 21, 2016, 03:21:37 pm »
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« Reply #179 on: June 23, 2016, 01:04:43 pm »
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #181 on: June 27, 2016, 03:39:20 pm »
Oh, how it hurts I missed that Darius game for $10 

To be fair, it was $20 not $10.  1917 looks neat, just bought it (I'll play it when I get home)
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« Reply #182 on: June 27, 2016, 08:42:26 pm »
so 1917 is like ummmmmm if Raptor call of the shadows was remade as a quasi attempt at a bullet hell shooter. The controls are pretty good but overall the game is kinda meh. Its worth $3 though
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #183 on: July 01, 2016, 02:43:39 pm »
Been picking up a bunch of cheap games on the Steam Summer Sale.

Saviors (Star Saviors) is pretty damn good for $0.49!

http://store.steampowered.com/app/314450/





Also Picked up:
Bit Blaster XL - $0.49
Castle Crashers - $2.99
Ikaruga - $4.99 (I own this on console but was impressed with Steam's "Tate" mode.)
Raiden III Digital Edition - $2.49 (Also have several versions of this...so was on the fence Until I admitted I would totally spend $2.50 if I saw this in a cab on location.)
Ghostbusters: The Videogame - $2.49 (Just because I like Ghostbusters)
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #184 on: July 15, 2016, 10:50:25 am »
Ubisoft's second monthly 30th anniversary free game is now available -- Splinter Cell  :cheers:


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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #185 on: July 22, 2016, 11:02:54 am »
GreenManGaming is having a big sale.
Must be logged in to see discounted prices.

https://www.greenmangaming.com/summer-sale-fun-with-friends?source=webgains_US&siteid=136649&utm_source=Slickdeals&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=webgains

Some good fighting games:

Injustice Ultimate Edition $3.99 (see the byoac thread about the controls issues on a cab)
Mortal Kombat Komplete $3.99
Street Fighter X Tekken $6.57
Ultra Street Fighter IV $6.57

The individual game pages aren't loading quite right for me.
I already own all these games, so haven't tried to buy.

EDIT: Must have been the latest borked internet explorer updates.
Seems to work ok with firefox.
I ended up buying South Park Stick of Truth for $6.79
Someday I'm going to have to sit down and actually play these games.
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« Reply #186 on: July 22, 2016, 11:17:54 am »
They also have MKX for $11($24 for premium with all DLC)  if you want an unsupported incomplete game. And Street fighter V for $34 if you want a DLC locked game :)

I was eyeballing SFxTekken since I have it on my 360 that hasnt been turned on in like a year, but its got GFWL integration that isnt patched out and I cant be bothered to do the work around.
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« Reply #187 on: July 22, 2016, 11:26:45 am »
For you fighter peeps out there, Humble Bundle has a bundle that includes Skullgirls with all the DLC for a bit over 7 bucks.
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« Reply #188 on: July 25, 2016, 12:30:41 pm »
Steam Store has Gundemonium games for $2.39 each or $5.99 for all 3.
http://store.steampowered.com/sub/11712/



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« Reply #189 on: July 27, 2016, 03:59:32 pm »
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« Reply #190 on: August 28, 2016, 09:41:33 am »
https://www.humblebundle.com/store/promo/degicaweek/

so many great games on sale:
MushiHimeSama (Bug princess) : $9.99
Darius Burst CS: $34.99
Crimzon Clover $1.99
Phontom Breaker $2.39
Tri Zeal, Delta Zeal , etc $5-10
Death Smiles $13.99
and more
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #191 on: September 01, 2016, 07:39:21 pm »
steam has shmups on sale!!!!!

http://store.steampowered.com/sale/shmup/


most of the games in my previous post but even cheaper, like mushihimesama is 6.79 and darius burst cs for 24.99
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« Reply #192 on: September 01, 2016, 11:31:16 pm »
steam has shmups on sale!!!!!

http://store.steampowered.com/sale/shmup/


most of the games in my previous post but even cheaper, like mushihimesama is 6.79 and darius burst cs for 24.99

Thanks Malenko, I'm a few dollars poorer now, and that sale page is looking like a nearly winning 'In Library' Bingo card.

Now's a good time to remind everyone to check https://steamdb.info/sales to get an idea of what's a deal and what isn't. SteamDB doesn't reflect bundle site sales, but you can see if a title frequently goes on sale, or is at it's biggest Steam discount.

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« Reply #193 on: September 05, 2016, 02:35:32 pm »
You guys should pick up:
Raiden III
Raiden IV
Darius Burst
Astebreed

Any others people recommend?
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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #194 on: September 23, 2016, 04:02:35 pm »
My new favorite website to buy Steam Keys for games:  Kinguin.net

They have Mortal Kombat X + Goro DLC for only $6.54
https://www.kinguin.net/product/116051/mortal-kombat-x-goro-dlc-steam-cd-key/

(This site also has cheap Windows 10 OEM licenses with a guarantee for about $30 or so).

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #195 on: September 24, 2016, 03:37:56 am »
(This site also has cheap Windows 10 OEM licenses with a guarantee for about $30 or so).

That right there should be telling you that you're not dealing with a legit site.
Also, "We suggest using the automated phone system in order to activate your code." Because they know they're reusing codes, and the phone system will let it activate until it sees the code again from two active systems. By that time, your 30 days are up, and you're stuck.

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« Reply #196 on: September 24, 2016, 10:27:04 am »
I thought the same, but I've activated it over the Internet with zero issues. I also pay the extra $1.30 for the Kinguin insurance guarantee it's a legitimate key in case it happens.

I learned about it in this video (it was original only $20) but since this video was released it has increased to $30.
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« Reply #197 on: September 24, 2016, 10:39:19 am »
(This site also has cheap Windows 10 OEM licenses with a guarantee for about $30 or so).

That right there should be telling you that you're not dealing with a legit site.
Also, "We suggest using the automated phone system in order to activate your code." Because they know they're reusing codes, and the phone system will let it activate until it sees the code again from two active systems. By that time, your 30 days are up, and you're stuck.

Not likely reusing keys -- instead they are purchasing keys from MS as a refurbisher/Oem supplier - figure MS sells Off lease re-manufacturers and OEM sellers licenses for pennies on the dollar, since these systems have already purchased an original license for that system when Dell,HP,Lenovo, etc. sold the system under a leasing option to a large business, so making a few more dollars to resell the license on a previously activated machine is more than they would make if the re-manufacturer just kept using the original license. So while these $30 licenses are not completely "Legit" - once you use it on a system and it activates you will not run into problems later with it being flagged since it is only used on the one system not being reused as you mention.

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #198 on: September 24, 2016, 01:42:03 pm »
I learned about it in this video (it was original only $20) but since this video was released it has increased to $30.
The video hits most of the points that people need to understand. I'll just add: As on Ebay, Pick your Kinguin seller carefully.

...they are purchasing keys from MS as a refurbisher/Oem supplier...So while these $30 licenses are not completely "Legit" - once you use it on a system and it activates you will not run into problems later with it being flagged since it is only used on the one system not being reused as you mention.

Where this is the case, (consistent with the video and DeL's experience) the license will activate without needing to phone activate. Since Kinguin is recommending phone activation, they know fishy things are going on, and they'll consider the matter closed if the key activates by phone. Also, you can't know if your key will later be given to someone else. It's a matter of trust. You already know that reselling OEM keys obtained per your scenario would not be legit. If they're willing to do one, they could later decide that they're willing to do the other.

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Re: Official PC Cheap Games "On Sale" Thread
« Reply #199 on: September 29, 2016, 04:19:37 pm »
Doom is on sale for 50% off on Steam today.  (On sale for $30)
http://store.steampowered.com/app/379720/

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