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My birthday is coming up (jun 20) and I'm not sure what to ask for...
I was thinking either Gears of War PC, S.T.A.L.K.E.R, or GRID + logitech driving force gt. Help me decide!! If you have another suggestion on a game, please post it.
    
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what types of games do you like better. Shooters, or Racers?
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what types of games do you like better. Shooters, or Racers?
I have always loved shooters and I have a couple of racers (NFS Carbon, Trackmania United). I enjoy the shooters more, but I have so many that I think I should try something else. I'm pretty sure that I don't enjoy racers as much because I have to control them using a keyboard. I hope that if I get a steering wheel, that the racers will get a more arcadey feeling.

Although, I have been dying to get gears just for the multiplayer (I have it for 360 and have played at a few 360 lan parties, but I don't have live...). For Stalker, I've just heard good things about it and even though there seem to be alot of bugs, people keep raving about it!

BUT to answer your question: I like shooters a little more, but that may change if I get a steering wheel
    
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From what I have heard, the bugs limiting S.T.A.L.K.E.Rs success have since been tended to and repaired, so after you are all patched up you will be playing a grossly underrated game.
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Well assuming you'd get money from your relatives for your b-day Id go with GRID and the Wheel cuz you're getting it from your parents and its the most expensive, then get stalker which is 20$ now, then get gears. =D
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I'd prefer GRID + wheel just for something new since the only other games I do play are all FPS's plus GRID looks and plays amazingly in my opinion.

Also I wouldn't even think about getting G.O.W. any time soon since it's pretty dated now, I'd only wait until G.O.W. 2 comes out then I'll be on that for awhile
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Stalker is amazing, if you like driving get that game
DO NOT GET GEARS

The game doesn't late you save. You reach a certain checkpoint, and you have to start all over. They are doing nothing to address the issue. Check the games official forum, 100+ page thread on the issue.
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Stalker is amazing, if you like driving get that game
DO NOT GET GEARS

The game doesn't late you save. You reach a certain checkpoint, and you have to start all over. They are doing nothing to address the issue. Check the games official forum, 100+ page thread on the issue.
How are stalker's graphics? From the screen shots I've seen...it doesn't look pretty...
Also, is it scarier than FEAR?
    
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I would also say GRID + the wheel. I run the Logitech Momo wheel, and it really is a GREAT combiniation for that game . Also, if you can get another $20 game extra...go for Race07. Best racing sim out there that I've played. And no, it won't feel more arcadey...it'll feel MUCH more realistic though. The physics on GRID and Race07 are pretty darn good (Race07 being better at realistic physics).

A new FPS game is also a good choice as well. It really depends on what you want. I started hating racing games as well...until I got my wheel. It has opened up racing games as a whole new world for me.
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I started hating racing games as well...until I got my wheel. It has opened up racing games as a whole new world for me.
I think I'll get the wheel and GRID then and then ask my sister to get me stalker
Thanks for all the suggestions guys!
    
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