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Any games worth getting with a good SP mode released say no more than a year ago? Something with a good story, etc. I thought Bioshock, HL2, etc. were good. Looking for recent games however. No cod games or battlefield games as I've played them all. Can be any genre, but needs a story.
    
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Dead Space 1 + 2 (Very involving and quite tense at times)
Darksiders (One of the best games I've played in recent years, very entertaining)
Batman Arkham Asylum (This game is absolutely astonishing)
Mass Effect 1 + 2 (Just plain awesome)
Metro 2033 (I loved the book and thought the game was boring, yet everyone else loved the game, so I'm recommending it anyway. Maybe my experience was tainted because I read the book first)
Portal 1 + 2 (This needs no introduction)
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the witcher/2?, dragon age/2?, fallout 3/new vegas? if you dont like rpg's then you wont like these.
    
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Portal 1 & 2
Mass effect 2
Fallout 3
Witcher 2
Batman arkham asylum

most were released more than a year ago but they are still good games.
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Dead Space 1 + 2 (Very involving and quite tense at times)
Darksiders (One of the best games I've played in recent years, very entertaining)
Batman Arkham Asylum (This game is absolutely astonishing)
Mass Effect 1 + 2 (Just plain awesome)
Metro 2033 (I loved the book and thought the game was boring, yet everyone else loved the game, so I'm recommending it anyway. Maybe my experience was tainted because I read the book first)
Portal 1 + 2 (This needs no introduction)

Played Dead Space, didn't like it so much. Don't think I'll give the sequel a chance. I am playing Metro 2033 currently and like it a lot so far. Played Portal 1 and just wasn't for me. Played Batman Arkham Asylum and really enjoyed that game. Going to look into Darksiders. I've been playing Crysis 2 as well and am actually quite bored of it already.
    
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Mass Effect 1 & 2.
Great story, easily able to do multiple play through, with unlocks towards the next series. How you play ME1 will affect ME2 and so on.
    
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Everyone suggests Mass effect 1 +2 for good reason. Theyre absolutely amazing.

I managed 4 playthroughs of the first game with completely different decisions each time. The fact that you can import your save from 1 into 2 and continue your story just makes it even better.
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the witcher/2?, dragon age/2?, fallout 3/new vegas? if you dont like rpg's then you wont like these.

Played fallout 3, liked it a lot. Is the witcher and dragon age single player games or is it a MMO type game. I don't want to play MMOs. If the witcher/dragon age is like fallout 3 then I'll give it a shot.
    
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Psychonauts
The Witcher 1/2
Batman Arkham Asylum
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The Half Life series.

Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines (only $5 on Steam this weekend and one of my favorite games ever).
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