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Maybe Steam could change its rules about selling DLC and the EA games would come back. It takes two parties to have an issue like this; its not all EA's fault.
Actually, EA was actively looking for ways to keep their content off Steam. Steam's DLC issue is just convenient scapegoating by EA. That DLC issue is in place to protect not only EA but all the little guys that Steam supports. Only Minecraft has refused to work within the Steam structure(rightfully so) because it would limit their business growth with Steam sipping off their profit margin. Please don't defend EA's actions.

Their actions were a direct result of their building and promoting their Origins platform. That has always been the aim of EA once they found that a PC console system was good for business.

I've got a couple EA games in my list, so it's not like I don't like EA. I just don't like their underhanded tactics. Just like I refuse to buy NVidia for their tactics. But that's another issue altogether. Too bad I don't have enough in my PPal to get Portal 2.

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Should've waited.
It's disgusting IMO that companies drop prices so quickly on games. I don't mind supporting Valve, because they support us, but give me a break. More than 2/3 off only a few months after release. Screw release day purchases. It's getting to the point that I won't purchase games from anyone on release. It's just not worth it. You can get the same great experiences for a fraction of the price, just a few months down the road.
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just picked up crysis + warhead. hard to believe that it came out 4 years ago.
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It's disgusting IMO that companies drop prices so quickly on games. I don't mind supporting Valve, because they support us, but give me a break. More than 2/3 off only a few months after release. Screw release day purchases. It's getting to the point that I won't purchase games from anyone on release. It's just not worth it. You can get the same great experiences for a fraction of the price, just a few months down the road.
But if it's not getting the kind of play in the Server, assuming you're referring to Portal 2, it could be a move to attract interest or people like me who don't buy titles at $60 unless it's coming with all sorts of perks. And also if you look it's been a year or more since Civ V came out and Steam is still selling it at full value. Although they have had it on sale a couple times. But it's a smart move to do this occasionally to attract interest from people who may not have thought they would ever buy those types of games. I'm not a huge server sitter. I'm not much into battling other players on line because alot of them aren't playing fair. Using cheats, bots, or other nefarious means to gain the advantage over everyone else. I can hang with most anybody, but still players like that kinda take the fun out of online battles.

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It's disgusting IMO that companies drop prices so quickly on games. I don't mind supporting Valve, because they support us, but give me a break. More than 2/3 off only a few months after release. Screw release day purchases. It's getting to the point that I won't purchase games from anyone on release. It's just not worth it. You can get the same great experiences for a fraction of the price, just a few months down the road.
Yeah, I've been doing this for years.

I'm always a year behind on games. But I get all my games so cheap that I buy so many games now that I don't have desire to play the newest games because there are so many good titles from last year that I haven't played yet.

The exception would be cod games and bf3. Cod games never drop in price and bf3 is probably going to be priced high for a while.
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Wish I had some money available for crysis...never played it.
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Wish I had some money available for crysis...never played it.
Same here always wanted it.But I did get the witcher 1 an 2 earlier today.Wish I saw crysis before.would have gotten it instead.
    
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Weekend Deal

Fable III + DLC 66% off!



-66% $49.99
$16.99


Todays Deal

Broken Sword – Shadow of the Templars: The Directors Cut



-50% $4.99
$2.49
Edited by Sodrogam - 10/6/11 at 10:43am
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Is fable 3 worth it? I loved the first Fable and $17 seems good to me.
    
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Is fable 3 worth it? I loved the first Fable and $17 seems good to me.
Go on youtube and type in 32 reasons Fable 3 sucks
    
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