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So I'm looking for a bunch of games for my birthday in a few weeks that I haven't been able to play in the past few years. Wondering what I should pick up?

So far I'm thinking:
  • Fallout 3 + Expansions
  • Stalker Expansions
  • Farcry 2
  • Crysis 2
  • Men of War
Any other suggestions? I only have CoH + bunch of half-life steam games...pretty much.

Suggestions:
  • Bioshock
  • Mirror's Edge

Edited by Domino - 5/22/11 at 6:55pm
post #2 of 8
Depends what genre and games you want to play really. People will generally forgo that and just recommend you games that have played recently they thought was good which may not always work with other people.
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From your game list, I'd say you're into story driven FPS games. You pretty much nailed a few games that come to mind first. I enjoyed BF:BC2 single player, although it was really short maybe if you can get it for cheap. Plus it always has good MP. IMO, Far Cry 2 was a terrible game. I got it for like 5 bucks through some steam deal and I couldn't even bring myself to finish it. Too much driving for me and the action was short lived and far between. The others on your list are pretty solid. You might enjoy Bulletstorm too even though it was really short as well.

Other games that come to mind are:
-Dead Space series, both really great story driven games although third person.
-Bioshock series, if you haven't already beaten them.
-Mirror's Edge, not really traditional game check out some vids you might like it.
If you're looking to branch out into other genres, there are tons more games you can look into.
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Depends what genre and games you want to play really. People will generally forgo that and just recommend you games that have played recently they thought was good which may not always work with other people.
Good point, I should have thrown that in there. Looks like h2beez nailed my current interest.

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From your game list, I'd say you're into story driven FPS games. You pretty much nailed a few games that come to mind first. I enjoyed BF:BC2 single player, although it was really short maybe if you can get it for cheap. Plus it always has good MP. IMO, Far Cry 2 was a terrible game. I got it for like 5 bucks through some steam deal and I couldn't even bring myself to finish it. Too much driving for me and the action was short lived and far between. The others on your list are pretty solid. You might enjoy Bulletstorm too even though it was really short as well.

Other games that come to mind are:
-Dead Space series, both really great story driven games although third person.
-Bioshock series, if you haven't already beaten them.
-Mirror's Edge, not really traditional game check out some vids you might like it.
If you're looking to branch out into other genres, there are tons more games you can look into.
Play BC2, doesn't like dual cores that much but was fun while it lasted. Really disliked the audio engine...thought it was too bass heavy.

Bioshock and mirror's edge, nice suggestions. Thanks! Adding to list.
post #5 of 8
don't get Far Cry 2 it's horrible. the original Far Cry is pretty good if u can deal with somewhat outdated graphics. consider Portal 2 if you can find it for less than $30. at $50 it's not worth it.
and may I suggest Just Cause 2 if you can find it cheap as well?
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I highly disagree with all the hate on FC2, super fun game, played it over quite a few times.. sometimes it's tense, other times it's quiet. Always had me looking over my shoulder, or hiding when I heard a patrol.
    
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Um, are you actually going to BUY these?
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Um, are you actually going to BUY these?
What kind of question is that? He said he's going to pick them up for his birthday?
    
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