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Ok we have taken on a new gamer to the gaming night and we have been playing games like Borderlands/Borderlands 2/ L4D2. None of those support 5 people that I know of. We have played Diablo 3 and have torchlight 2(No clue how many can play that), but we really need a FPS that is reasonably priced and can have all 5 of us play at once. Ideally it won't be like BF3 or MW3, because those are not really afforcdable. I am hoping for a game like $1-$15 a copy, maybe $20? But please list anything you think that is worth trying. Links and 4 packs are ok to link as well or pm to me.

Edit: Ideally they would also have PvM options not just PvP...we are all old casual gamers who game 4 hours a week max.

PS. We also play some starcraft 2 as well.
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CS Source or CS:GO fits your bill as a good cheap fps.

Also on the free side you may want to look into Tribes Ascend or Planet Side 2.
Edited by Bobicon - 3/13/13 at 8:34am
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Firefall is a new and free to play MMO FPS... it's... interesting and quite amusing when you get 5 or 6 people calling down the advanced squad thumpers.

once you move past that 4 player mark, co-op options begin to dwindle, considerably. It's really unfortunate because we have a group of about 6, who are on all the time, and we almost always have to have 2 groups instead of having 1 large one.

Civ 5 will accomodate us, but not everyone is into games like that... i know a couple of our players get bored with it...

You could make 5man League of Legends groups... that game has a steep learning curve though, be warned.
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Hawken, free.
   
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CS Source or CS:GO fits your bill as a good cheap fps.

Also on the free side you may want to look into Tribes Ascend or Planet Side 2.

didnt even think about those 2...

Tribes is fun, i played the original quite a bit... i never really got into this one though.

Planetside 2 has a huge community but can definitely feel a little grindy when it comes to unlocking stuff.
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CS Source or CS:GO fits your bill as a good cheap fps.

Also on the free side you may want to look into Tribes Ascend or Planet Side 2.

On CS aren't they all PvP??, we are all casual older gamers we get slaughtered vs younger teens who play this for hours on end.....we like story/missions better.
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Firefall is a new and free to play MMO FPS... it's... interesting and quite amusing when you get 5 or 6 people calling down the advanced squad thumpers.

once you move past that 4 player mark, co-op options begin to dwindle, considerably. It's really unfortunate because we have a group of about 6, who are on all the time, and we almost always have to have 2 groups instead of having 1 large one.

Civ 5 will accomodate us, but not everyone is into games like that... i know a couple of our players get bored with it...

You could make 5man League of Legends groups... that game has a steep learning curve though, be warned.

I am not a Civ fan. Never heard of Firefall. I have heard of League but never seen it.
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Hawken, free.

Off to google that, never even heard anyone talk about it.
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CS Source or CS:GO fits your bill as a good cheap fps.

Also on the free side you may want to look into Tribes Ascend or Planet Side 2.

didnt even think about those 2...

Tribes is fun, i played the original quite a bit... i never really got into this one though.

Planetside 2 has a huge community but can definitely feel a little grindy when it comes to unlocking stuff.

I have heard of planetside but not tribes....off to do some research.

Do all of these games have PvM options or only PvP???
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Does it have to be a shooter, if no then I would recommend Dirt Showdown (you can get a copy of that for under $10.00 bucks on ebay). Game supports upto 7 people and the demolition derby mode is fun.
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On CS aren't they all PvP??, we are all casual older gamers we get slaughtered vs younger teens who play this for hours on end.....we like story/missions better.
I am not a Civ fan. Never heard of Firefall. I have heard of League but never seen it.
Off to google that, never even heard anyone talk about it.
I have heard of planetside but not tribes....off to do some research.

Do all of these games have PvM options or only PvP???

Firefall is the only one that will fit the FPS and PvE options you're looking for. It as RPG elements where you build your suits based on the class you want to play, then you fight for more resources and money to build onto your suit more.

Pretty much all of the others are PvP based.
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CS Source or CS:GO fits your bill as a good cheap fps.

Also on the free side you may want to look into Tribes Ascend or Planet Side 2.

This, got CSGO for $7.49. great FPS when I want a quick break from Starcraft 2 or Dota 2.

that being said, I highly recommend Dota 2. I have over 5 free invites if you want to PM me your steam account names or email addresses.
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Killing Floor ftw?

http://store.steampowered.com/app/1250/

6 pack is $100.00

Supports workshop, custom maps, supports class play, is a blast, and takes low spec pc to play.
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