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Poll Results: Do you buy used games

 
  • 18% (12)
    Yes, at a greatly discounted price, for single player
  • 7% (5)
    Yes, at a greatly discounted price, for multiplayer
  • 39% (26)
    Yes, just to save a few bucks
  • 16% (11)
    No, i buy any game i really want at launch
  • 18% (12)
    No, id rather pay a few bucks more for a new safty
66 Total Votes  
post #21 of 36
Depends, back when I was in college I did all the time. That and because I was years late to the 360 and even after that a couple years late to Live. So I played a bunch of old single player games over and over again.

Now I just buy games at release, but I wouldn't mind buying used.
post #22 of 36
For PC games no. I wait for them to go on sale. lol

The only consoles I have owned was the N64 and Gamecube. 90% of the games for the N64 I bought at launch. If I didn't, they were used. Ahhh the days of saving up my allowance and lunch money just to get that sweet game.
    
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post #23 of 36
I moved to pc so I cant really buy used games.
    
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post #24 of 36
Yep console-wise used is the way I go unless I by new releases.
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post #25 of 36
I buy my PS3 games used from GameStop with a PowerUp Rewards Pro membership. That also gave me a 1-year subscription to Game Informer magazine.

I would never buy a new PS3 game. Don't see the point. Used, it goes down to half the price within at least 6 months usually.

As for the PC I wait for sales.

In the past when I was a kid I've owned a NES, SNES, Genesis, Nintendo 64, PS1, Dreamcast, PS2 and a Pentium III. I NEVER bought used games then. Could have saved a lot of money.
Edited by Deverica Wolf - 6/24/11 at 10:20am
post #26 of 36
For me never. I tend to have bad luck with used games. Most i have bought look like some kid has played etch o sketch on the back of the disks
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post #27 of 36
Yes I do, its depend on DVD games's condition like Mint or the like new. but I actually refuse to buy the DVD games with million's million scratches like $h!+.
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post #28 of 36
I only buy them with intense gamestop coupons. Sometimes I'll buy them to try them, then return them to get something else :3

I am VERY picky about the quality of the disc though. I will not accept ones in less than near-perfect condition. Many shoppers received games of amazing quality thanks to me
    
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post #29 of 36
I usually trade games on high def digest since I like trophies. This is for console only though.
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I buy all my games on Steam.
     
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