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Poll Results: Which PC game should I fork $60 out for?

 
  • 38% (7)
    Crysis 2
  • 61% (11)
    Dead Space 2
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post #1 of 13
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I have some gift cards for best buy and wanted to get a new PC game... I enjoy the 3rd person shooting games like ME1, ME2.

My Bro-in-law played a demo of Dead Space 2 on this X-box and looks like a good story and fun game to play. But I have heard so much about Crysis 2 that it also looks good and fun to play. I have no past experience with the first versions of the game so I dont have any expectations biased on previous game play.

Which one should I get?
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post #2 of 13
Dead space 2 for sure.

But Dead space 2 is pretty cheap now, you shouldn't have to spend $60 on it.
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post #3 of 13
crysis 2 is a joke, get Dead Space 2 you will be much happier.
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post #4 of 13
Dead Space 2 for certain.
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post #5 of 13
If you like ugly 3rd person games, than dead brain 2, is for you. I couldn't play it on PC for longer than 10minutes, however i am FPS fanboy.
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post #6 of 13
What ever you do just wait for this steam EA sale to be over or you may end up getting a game before it goes on sale.
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post #7 of 13
Thread Starter 
I have $65 in best buy gift cards... so STEAM is not much of an option on that front...

Looks like Dead Space 2 will be it...
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post #8 of 13
dead space is way better than crysis. Dead space is only like 40 dollars, you should try portal 2. Portal is an awesome game one of the best i have played
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post #9 of 13
dead space 2, crysis might look good and have a nice marketing, but it sucks compares to dead space 2, try getting it cheap somewhere
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post #10 of 13
Thread Starter 
Well I got Dead Space two and it was on sale for $40 at Best buy so picked up the 4 box set of the James bond ultimate DVD collection with it.

Thanks for the help!
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