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Old March 3 2015, 07:53 AM   #286
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Do you go digital for bigger games or is that space taken up by disc installs and smaller games only? So far I've bought ~50% of AAA games digitally (during sales, mostly), and those 500 gig seem very small very fast, unless you're willing to manage disc space - which I'm not with digital games because uninstalling defeats the point of not having to wait/get up when switching games on the fly.
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Old March 3 2015, 12:05 PM   #287
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^This is one of the reasons I prefer the PC as a AAA gaming platform: I have a 1TB external drive with most of my steam games backed up.

I looked into it for my PS3 and unless I'm mistaken, consoles can't/won't back-up full games natively, only savegame data.
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Old March 6 2015, 01:05 AM   #288
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Do you go digital for bigger games or is that space taken up by disc installs and smaller games only? So far I've bought ~50% of AAA games digitally (during sales, mostly), and those 500 gig seem very small very fast, unless you're willing to manage disc space - which I'm not with digital games because uninstalling defeats the point of not having to wait/get up when switching games on the fly.
I play Halo: The Master Chief Collection off the disc, otherwise everything I have is all on the hard drive. With the exception of Peggle 2, it's all free games, demos and apps. I think Warframe and the Destiny demo are the biggest things on there, though I'm not 100% sure. So yeah, I don't have much in regards to AAA yet.
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Old March 6 2015, 07:23 AM   #289
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Do you go digital for bigger games or is that space taken up by disc installs and smaller games only? So far I've bought ~50% of AAA games digitally (during sales, mostly), and those 500 gig seem very small very fast, unless you're willing to manage disc space - which I'm not with digital games because uninstalling defeats the point of not having to wait/get up when switching games on the fly.
I play Halo: The Master Chief Collection off the disc, otherwise everything I have is all on the hard drive. With the exception of Peggle 2, it's all free games, demos and apps. I think Warframe and the Destiny demo are the biggest things on there, though I'm not 100% sure. So yeah, I don't have much in regards to AAA yet.
Yeah, that explains it. For AAA stuff alone, I have Mordor, Titanfall, (both fully digital), MCC, AC: Black Flag, Destiny, NBA 2k14, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Forza 5, Skylanders: Swap Force, (all physical installs).

Add to that smaller digital games such as Dark Dreams Don't Die (D4), Costume Quest 2, Rayman: Legends, #IDARB, Worms Battlegrounds, Volgarr, Super Time Force, and these are just the ones I have installed.
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Old March 16 2015, 04:58 AM   #290
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^This is one of the reasons I prefer the PC as a AAA gaming platform: I have a 1TB external drive with most of my steam games backed up.

I looked into it for my PS3 and unless I'm mistaken, consoles can't/won't back-up full games natively, only savegame data.
Xbox One will play games off of an external hard disk I believe. PS4 won't, but allows you to upgrade the drive to something larger. I think with Xbox it probably makes sense to have a nice fat fast 7200+ rpm external for games. I've noticed that when I try to use crap like the party or friends apps while a game of Titanfall is loading, I load into the game way late. Seems like fighting over HDD access would be the most likely culprit. Might make those clunky apps a little more snappy in general as well.
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Old March 21 2015, 05:15 PM   #291
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There is an epic PSN sale right now. A bunch of games for under $1, and it goes until March 23rd.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2015/...deals-under-1/

This sale was awesome. I got a lot of stuff, none of which I've played before

Breath of Fire IV
Poker Night 2
Katamari Damacy
Megaman X4
Echochrome
Tales from Space: About a Blob
Wild Arms
Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection
ibb & obb
Tekken 2
Dead Nation
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Old April 2 2015, 10:00 PM   #292
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There's a sale going on for EA and LEGO games for Xbox One right now. I just bought LEGO: MARVEL Super Heroes for $5!
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Old April 18 2015, 06:54 PM   #293
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For anyone that has yet to pick up any of the Dragon Age or Mass Effect games on PC, some of them are in the new Origin Humble Bundle. Also included is Dead Space 2, the classic Medal of Honor Allied Assault, C&C Generals and a bunch of Popcap games with still more to come.
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Old June 12 2015, 11:15 PM   #294
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Steam is having one of their big sales right now, through the 21st. There are new deals every day, and each only lasts for a limited time (either 12 or 24 hours).
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Old June 14 2015, 01:22 PM   #295
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Ahh yes, good old Steam sale. I tried to buy a game for 4 dollars that I already own via a 1 dollar Humble Bundle. I need to just stay away. But damn, Prison Architect for $4.50.. I'll have to sleep on that.
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Old June 15 2015, 06:43 AM   #296
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Old June 25 2015, 10:22 AM   #297
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EuropeBBS: Arkham Knight (PS4) is only EUR 46.71 right now.


http://www.amazon.de/dp/B00ISNYNXG
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Old June 25 2015, 06:31 PM   #298
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The current Humble Bundle gets you the first two Borderlands games, all their DLC, and a 75% of coupon for the Pre-Sequel... for $15.

That means you can own the entire Borderlands franchise (to date) for about $30.

That's a crazy deal for that amount of content/fun.

You could also spend under $6.35 to just get the first game and its DLC, but why?
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Old June 27 2015, 08:56 AM   #299
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BL2 alone is incredibly rich in content, the SO and I played it in couch co-op (including the season pass content) for about a year.

It's kinda nuts how much (worthwile) stuff there is to do in that game. Too bad TPS didn't grab us the same way. Fucking low-grav nonsense, who thought that would feel fun?
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Old July 22 2015, 08:10 PM   #300
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If you have a Mac, you can get Civilization V free at MacRumors.
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