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Poll Results: Would you buy a game if they had lower price?

 
  • 12% (8)
    I will buy regardless. I know what I want.
  • 52% (34)
    I would be more inclined to buy.
  • 35% (23)
    I don't buy $60 games period.
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post #11 of 26
I'm okay with $40-45 for a brand new game. I can usually get this price via pre-ordering though Amazon or other vendors. Of course I only get in-store credit but it just goes towards my next game =D
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post #12 of 26
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Originally Posted by Nicnivian View Post
You yanks think you have it bad...
Those same games here in Australia with regional price gouging came to $251.97

I WISH I could see $59 price tags...
Ouch. It seems all the games in Australia are either ridiculously overpriced or they end up getting banned.

I haven't bought a game for nearly a year. I won't be purchasing another until BF3. $60 a year in games is fine with me.
post #13 of 26
$60 -- It had better be damned, damned good. Only PC game I've paid $60 for so far is Starcraft II.

$50 -- Only if I've been anticipating it since announcement and want to buy it on release day, like Fallout 3.

$40 -- Sure, if it's a decent game that I'm reasonably sure I'll like, but I'm not enthusiastic enough to jump for it on release day. I got Witcher 2 for $40.

$30 -- If it has decent reviews and looks interesting I'll give it a shot. Borderlands.

<$20 -- If it catches my eyes and has anything like decent reviews I'll go for it.
post #14 of 26
i buy special editions of any game i know i want, i pre-ordered swtor for 150+ tax. if its a single player game thats good i have no issue paying 60 as long as i get it in a package, i think games should be cheaper on steam for them not having to pay for packaging or anything like that. i think its bs to pay the same amount for a game that you never physically touch...
    
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post #15 of 26
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Originally Posted by Pendulum View Post
Ouch. It seems all the games in Australia are either ridiculously overpriced or they end up getting banned.

I haven't bought a game for nearly a year. I won't be purchasing another until BF3. $60 a year in games is fine with me.
The banning part might be a thing of the past soon I hope.
Given the current push to include an R18 rating.

But I think the price gouging is here to stay, sadly. It's beyond a joke the extra we have to pay.

Which, evidently is why I sneak through VPN's and buy from an American IP address.
It's either that, Or I take more underhanded approaches... You know, just sayin'.
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post #16 of 26
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
$60 -- It had better be damned, damned good. Only PC game I've paid $60 for so far is Starcraft II.

$50 -- Only if I've been anticipating it since announcement and want to buy it on release day, like Fallout 3.

$40 -- Sure, if it's a decent game that I'm reasonably sure I'll like, but I'm not enthusiastic enough to jump for it on release day. I got Witcher 2 for $40.

$30 -- If it has decent reviews and looks interesting I'll give it a shot. Borderlands.

<$20 -- If it catches my eyes and has anything like decent reviews I'll go for it.
Starcraft II is still worth $90 here...
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post #17 of 26
Do I buy textbooks? No.

Make them $20. I'll consider then. Otherwise, it's too big of a gamble.
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I stopped buying/preordering games. The quality of games now is not worth $15
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post #19 of 26
I lied on my vote... I actually am one of the suckers who generally will pay 60 bucks for a new game even if it ends up sucking.
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post #20 of 26
List of games I intend to spend $60 on in the next year.

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