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post #11 of 17
For the same amount of money, shipped to my door boxed copies are good. That being said it's almost always cheaper digital, so digital it is.

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post #12 of 17
Reading the back of the box/ case on your way home and finally opening it and popping the cartridge/ disk in is better off just being a memory imo. The majority of games I would get as a kid had everything to do with how the cover of the box looked and what the game seemed to play like on the few screen shots on the back of the box/ case. There was no looking at previews, first impressions, betas, or reviews unless you happened to be subscribed to a game magazine like Nintendo Power or PSM.

The more I look back on it the more I realize what a waste of money most games were, seeing as a lot were just bad (though my kid self loved the crap out of them). These days its mostly all digital unless the box copy can offer more for around the same price. I normally get to save money going digital (pre purchase discount, no shipping, coupons, and site discounts/ sales) and I don't have to worry about desk space or finding a spot for the boxes.
post #13 of 17
Definitely boxed. I understand the appeal of all digital, but you just can't replace that feeling when you get home, open the packaging and slide the disc in for the first time. It's kind of like Christmas all year 'round. I feel the same way about music, too.
post #14 of 17
If I'm paying full price for a game and its digital counterpart is the same price, then I will buy the retail version.

I'm not really all to concerned if the $5.00 game I bought on Steam has a box though.
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Don't care for retail at all. I consider them as excess baggage.
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I use Digital only. No matter how much I love boxes they are useless to me : /
Agreed. Used to really like physical copies. Can't stand the boxes nor the space they eat up for storing..
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post #17 of 17
I only like digital on some accounts, Prefer discs overall still at the moment but DD's are growing on me quite a bit in this day and age.

I prefer to own discs of say DR2 and DR2 OTR and also Dragon age origins ultimate edition, Some games are better owned disc based, The only other way i would want those games would be if they were on GOG.
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