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We've all played them, so name them!


For me, I put Deus Ex HR down about 1/4 way through, and just never felt compelled to pick it back up. I guess the game didn't grab me like I had hoped it would.

Another was Alan Wake - the combat was SO repetitive and just felt, I don't know....out of place? In any case, even though some people raved about those games they just didn't grab my interest.

What say you?
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All single player games.

I know they are good but I just cant stand playing them when I know I could be online ruining someone else's day on DayZ or in a FPS unlocking some new gear.
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Knights of the Old Republic.
The Witcher.
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Knights of the Old Republic.
The Witcher.

Ah, you reminded me...The Witcher 2 - I'm sorry I just didn't get it.
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Skyrim
Borderlands
Crysis


No regrets.
 
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assassin creed and tomb raider
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Umm... Crysis 2? I suppose people did rave about this piece of trash. And also Metal Gear Solid 4, I just can't stand playing on console, I'm slightly bothered by such linear games with invisible walls everywhere, but the main reason is, it's hard to play such a game when I can instead be playing Dragon Age: Origins, Mass Effect series, modded Skyrim, modded Fallout, modded S.T.A.L.K.E.R., etc. I also didn't finish GTA IV.
Edited by boredgunner - 5/30/13 at 9:09pm
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Skyrim
Borderlands
Crysis


No regrets.

yeah these too tongue.gif
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Knights of the Old Republic.
The Witcher.

Two seriously great games you should pick back up
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