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Old 12-06-2018, 01:03 PM
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Nintendo eshop too. Might grab Diablo III. Switch version any good?
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:09 PM
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According to Eurogamer, it sits somewhere between the last gen version and the current-gen one, prioritizing frame rate primarily through adaptive resolution, and is a very good port.

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/d...ant-conversion
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Old 12-06-2018, 08:22 PM
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It's the first sale ever for Celeste, which is something I want to play, but I'm trying to impose a moratorium on additional game purchases until I pare down the backlog a bit.
Hahaha nope Celeste is great
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Old 12-07-2018, 05:22 AM
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Hahaha nope Celeste is great
You made the right call, itís probably my GOTY.
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Old 12-13-2018, 10:29 AM
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Humble Bundle is giving away copies of LEGO The Hobbit if you sign up for their newsletter.
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Old 12-13-2018, 11:03 AM
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The GOG Winter Sale is live. Full Throttle Remastered is currently free!

There are also a few titles up on GOG Connect: I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, Age of Wonders 3, Shadowrun Returns/Dragonfall/Hong Kong, Oddworld: Abe's Odyssey, and Trine: Enchanted Edition.
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Old 01-03-2019, 03:09 PM
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New sales on the (American) Nintendo e-shop. I think this is the first time Iíve seen Mario Kart 8 on sale there and I bought it. (often on the Japanese e-shop, but Iíve never bothered setting up a Japanese paypal account or whatever you need to do) Almost tempted to buy Splatoon 2. Mario + Rabbids bundle is heavily discounted, too. Have never played a musou game... is now the time to get Hyrule Warriors? (no) Not tempted by Octopath Traveler but that was apparently a hot game so have at it.
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Old 01-03-2019, 03:44 PM
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Just scrolled down the Great Deals tab on the eshop... why are there so many more horny games for (straight) women than (straight) men? I will attribute some (all?) of this to: they are not pornographic, so they can be sold there. Is it all just one company? I looked at two of the games and they were by different companies, but maybe that was a fluke. Just an auspicious time of year to sell them? Hmm.

Found out Splatoon 2 has an app you can look at for when you donít have your Switch handy, so I think Iíll pass.
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Old 01-13-2019, 09:27 AM
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Humble Store is running a sale on lots of games. I just picked up Civ VI at 75% off. It is a good game!
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Old 01-15-2019, 05:59 PM
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What Remains of Edith Finch is free on the Epic store until Jan 24.
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Old 02-07-2019, 09:08 PM
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Bump: Axiom Verge is being given away for free for two weeks on the Epic Games store. Promotion runs from Feb 7 to Feb 21.
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:18 AM
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The physical Switch version of Starlink, with the starter pack of ships, is now between $25-30 at most retailers it seems. Noticed it at Target last night, thought it might have been a special sale, but checked online and it seems to be everywhere.
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:39 AM
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The physical Switch version of Starlink, with the starter pack of ships, is now between $25-30 at most retailers it seems. Noticed it at Target last night, thought it might have been a special sale, but checked online and it seems to be everywhere.
Uh, same here, around 30 ~ 35Ä.

That said, it's the game any good?
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:48 AM
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Very much so, loved it start to finish!

That being said, that much of a price drop that soon after release doesnít bode hat well for a sequel.
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Old 02-10-2019, 12:05 PM
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Very much so, loved it start to finish!

That being said, that much of a price drop that soon after release doesnít bode hat well for a sequel.
I'd argue being a toy-to-life didn't bode well for a sequel in the first place. Browsing online I see non-Switch versions are even cheaper (14.99Ä brand new starter pack for PS4 in Amazon!) while add-on ships are still a bit pricey (14 ~20Ä).

I am trying to rein in my videogame expenses, but I'm so tempted to grab the Switch version and then hit the goodwills around looking for cheap ships....
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Old 02-10-2019, 12:07 PM
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Starlink is great and doomed
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Old 03-07-2019, 02:23 PM
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If you wanted to get a Playstation Classic for cheap but missed out earlier, it's available for $32 right now.
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Old 03-13-2019, 01:43 PM
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Made out like a frickin' bandit during this current E.A. sale on PS4. Got the Battlefront II Hoth bundle, The Sims 4: Deluxe Party Edition,* and Unravel two, and I still have like $2.50 of my $25 of PSN Munny left if I want to get a cheap indie or something.

Electronic Arts may be an evil corporation, but they always have some killer deals in their sales.

* If I like it enough that I want DLC, I'll buy it the next time E.A. has a sale and I have munny to blow on said sale. Like, I want Cats & Dogs, but I don't $40 want it.

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Old 03-14-2019, 03:21 PM
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Romancing Saga 2 dropped 50% on the eshop. If you've been waiting for a sale to snag it, like I have, this is your chance!
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Old 03-14-2019, 05:59 PM
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Romancing Saga 2 dropped 50% on the eshop. If you've been waiting for a sale to snag it, like I have, this is your chance!
Definitely considering it! Other Square Enix Switch stuff is on sale too til the 28th!
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Tacoma is free free FREE on the Humble Store right now. I've been considering checking it out for quite some time, so that's pretty cool for me!
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Suburbia is free on Google Play today.

It's the app form of the city-building board game.
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So I picked it up, but there doesn't seem to be a tutorial. Is there any place online where I can get a crash course in how to play?
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Oh, whoops. The rules are available on BGG, though you'll probably need to be logged in to get them. I don't see them in print on the publisher's website, but they do have a video tutorial.
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GOG is having their spring sale, so probably worth a look. Hoping a few titles on my wishlist come up, especially before first-person dungeon month over at Hardcore Retro Gaming.
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Just glanced at GOG and noticed that they're selling Diablo on their site. Gotta admit that I'm surprised that you can buy it somewhere other than Blizzard's site.
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Just glanced at GOG and noticed that they're selling Diablo on their site. Gotta admit that I'm surprised that you can buy it somewhere other than Blizzard's site.
I posted that everywhere when they announced it!

And it is the only place you can buy it! Blizzard didn't want to go through the trouble of rewriting the entire backend of the Diablo to get it to work with Battle.net.
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Old Yesterday, 08:36 PM
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On top of that, Warcraft 1 & 2 are coming as well.
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GOG is having their spring sale, so probably worth a look. Hoping a few titles on my wishlist come up, especially before first-person dungeon month over at Hardcore Retro Gaming.
PSN is having a spring sale, too. 'Tis how I got LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens* and all of its DLC. Might get one of the other LEGO games while I'm at it; eyeing both the Harry Potter bundle and Jurassic World. The Elite: Dangerous bundle and Thimbleweed Park are also on my radar as possible buys.

But I'm in no big rush; gonna enjoy the Star Wars games I bought recently, maybe see about learning The Sims 4 or starting Unravel two.

* Speaking of, I'll be putting up some animated GIFs soon since that's a thing I can easily do with LEGO Star Wars on my PS4. Keep hoping The Complete Saga (which I'm playing on Android) and The Clone Wars will get a remastered bundle like Harry Potter did.
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