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Hey guys, here's my situation:
In a few weeks I'm going to be upgrading the first part of my system with an i5 2500k and compatible ram/mobo. I'm looking for a new game to play.

The catch is that my internet is completely unreliable (no cable, no dsl, etc. I'm stuck using an air card due to lack of other options). As a result I'm more or less limited to single player games

Games I've played and enjoyed in the past: Anything by Blizzard (SC, WCIII, WoW, Diablo), Quake3, CS, HL, Bioshock, CoD4, tons of RPGs, etc.

What should I play?
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Battlefield 3?
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The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim comes out very soon. Should be a very detailed open world RPG.

You need steam, but you can play offline without a connection.
    
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Assassin's Creed Series. Just skip ACII though.

Splinter Cell Series

Mass Effect Series
    
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Assassin's Creed Series. Just skip ACII though.

Splinter Cell Series

Mass Effect Series
I second the Assassin's Creed Series Idea. However instead of skipping ACII I'd skip the first one.

Edit: If you do, make sure you get a controller. I found the game to be much easier to play with an Xbox 360 controller.
Edited by Gohan_Nightwing - 10/24/11 at 8:02am
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stalker series
 
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post #7 of 37
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Originally Posted by Gohan_Nightwing View Post
I second the Assassin's Creed Series Idea. However instead of skipping ACII I'd skip the first one.

Edit: If you do, make sure you get a controller. I found the game to be much easier to play with an Xbox 360 controller.
Ha, really?! I found the ACII graphical glitches and issues really bothering me, even though the gameplay is fun. AC didn't have those issues and I haven't played the next games in the series yet.
    
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Would BF3 be worth getting for only the single player? And I wasn't aware that Skyrim was exclusive to steam, you can't just play it off a CD? How many AC games are there at this point? And if I was to just get one of them, which would you recommend?
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RAGE hasn't been accepted to well around, but I just picked it up and it's worth a try.
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post #10 of 37
No Battlefield 3 is mainly aimed towards Multiplayer the single player campaign is apparantly only around 5 hours long.
I'd wait for Skyrim. But theres Rage, Arkham city, Assassins creed brotherhood.
Witcher 1/2 or Mass effect 1/2 if not played already.
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