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Originally Posted by lecastor View Post
This is stupid, It's nothing more than a way to get more money out of something that's already made them millions. I would much rather buy all the games in a bundle like that. If It wasn't for the orange box I would never have known the awesomeness of the cake.
Valve can have all of my money they want if they keep churning out stuff as quality as the Orange Box. Episode 2 is incredible, TF2 is really fun and Portal is simply amazing.
post #22 of 33
i was thinking of buying this and i think i just might pick it up somewhere soon considering this news. But id think that some retailers will put together some special deal packages.



EDIT - i just realized something, there marketing is working on me

they state to the media that they are separating the games in the package. And then people rush out to get it before April 9th.

Then after April 9th they STILL make a better profit considering the retail spread....hmmm

meh im still getting it, call me a western consumer
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I'm glad I picked up my copy of Orange box after Black Friday for $25 .
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I can't wait for p0rtal 2. Assuming there is one. Just hope it's longer next time around. Beat it in two sittings. The expert modes were great. I swear my G/F almost had a stroke watching me play that. lol
    
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They got GREAT publicity with the Orange Box, and now it's time to make more profits for even better games!

Whoever did not get the Orange Box yet... I highly suggest you do. You will not come across another great bundle such as this in a long time.
I agree really worth the buy!
 
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i bought the orange box for 360 so im not worried. but i repurchased TF2 for PC. so i got all grounds covered. yay me.
    
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post #27 of 33
I need to buy the Orange Box before the same package costs me...well I don't even feel like calculating it.
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I still don't see where the article says they will no longer be selling the Orange Box as a set anymore. All I read from them is that they are "peeling" off parts of "the Orange" so they can be sold separately from the box set. That way people who only want to buy a hard copy of Portal, or TF2, can do so...
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I'm glad I picked up my copy of Orange box after Black Friday for $25 .
Haha... same here
    
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They should have done this a LONG time ago!
I already own HL2 and EP1. I had no interest in Team Fortress, I was not about to spend $60 on EP2 and Portal, both of which are extremely short games. (And then "give" away the rest)

I finally had to just play the games from someone else's account.
If they had release these two for maybe $25 I would have bought them. Now, they aren't getting any sale off of me!
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