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This would be a much shorter thread if the title were "Your Most Regretted Game Purchase That Wasn't Call of Duty-related"

Man, I remember when Call of Duty was just a really good game that shot a little life into an already stale WW2 shooter genre, as Medal of Honor was beginning to fade out.
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I have a few too from over the years:

Atari 2600 - Crossbow: Total crap, cant remember how much of my allowance I spent on it.

Super Nintendo - Bart's Nightmare ($90), annoying game with randomly picked impossible stages.

Nintendo 64 - Extreme G 2, aka XG2 ($80), the first one was awesome in every way, the sequel was a unplayable train wreck that crashed or locked up regularly.

Playstation 1 - RPG Maker, not as much fun as it sounds. Boring.

Playstation 2 - Manhunt, just not fun.

PC - UT 2003, a good game but it was bettered in every way a year later with the release of UT 2004. A game I still like playing.

Macintosh - Doom 2, my Mac was too old to play it properly so I had to play it at absolute minimum settings until i was able to go to college and get a "new" 180Mhz machine to play it on.
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Killzone 2.
$110 for a 5 hour game? Bugger that.
And probably the Painkiller and Fallout packs, $40 down the drain
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Moh.... Waste of cash!!!!
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dude that game is insane it takes over your life.. i sware it has some kind of hypnotic powers that makes you some kind of nocturnal online mob killing farmer
WoW is a well made game that plays on subliminal competiveness to keep you engaged. If you played alone, without friends or a guild you would never feel compelled to keep playing.

But if you do, then the thought of a weeks break is a no go because your friends will level more than you "Forcing" you to catch up. Or the constant threat of missing a raid and not getting you the loot you want. Because as we all know you could raid the same dungeon 10 times and never see the drop. But it might drop...hehe



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Wow, someone else who hated Bioshock? I'm BioSHOCKED. I thought I was the only human on this planet that despised the game. Didn't pay a penny for it though.
I'm just playing through Bioshock again now. Never really got round to finishing it.

I love the atmosphere and environment. Mind you, I do love Art Deco stuff, so that kind of helps haha. The character models are a bit rubbish compared to similar titles.
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'twas quite simple really.

* Normal edition of the game and then upgrade to collector's edition.
* Blizzard store pets, mounts etc etc.
* 5 years of subscription.
* Gender, Faction, Race, server changes (lost track of how many of those).
* Recruiting myself for the RAF-mounts.

I am so ashamed of myself. That game is a virus! Avoid it like the plague!
I agree, but honestly, as a kid in 2005 the game offered a completely mindblowing experience. It lost its magic though, but it was honestly the best game I´ve ever played while it lasted. I don´t regret spending a fortune on it, but I really hate seeing my childhood being raped by bots, pugs, grinding points and the pay-to-win crap that is WotLK & Cataclysm. I´ve played on and off pretty much since the game started, but it was never the same after the ending of Classic WoW.

I regret buying Unreal Tournament III, not because it isn´t a good game (it is), but because I had played the demo to death prior to buying, and when the full version didn´t really offer much new stuff I raged.
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Me being a huge Need for Speed fan, it was Need For Speed: Porsche Unleashed...
I was only 16 and wasted $60 on that game which was a lot for me...
I loved that game, but was like 8 years old, lol. Biggest waste of money is:

Black Ops, I was praying for change, didn't happen.
CoD MW2, Gave into clan pressure, I was on the boycott list.
NFS Shift 2, Ran terribly on my PC, 22 average FPS, unplayable.

Old School

Pikmin 2, no description needed it just sucked.
 
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GTAIV

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That last wolfenstein they put out, forgot the name. Single player was fun, but I didn't do my homework and found out the multiplayer was based on an old game engine.
    
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Definitely Brink.
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