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The time in question was a while back and the game in question was HL2. I was in it purely for the single player. But, then like a week after, it was on offer for $19.99, whic was £9 at the time. Steal!

But STeam give HL2 Deathmatch away if you have an Nvidia graphics card. Talk about beating people to the chase!
    
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Personally I can't see the point in pirating any valve game. They're so awesome, I'd feel horrible taking from them....

Crytek on the other hand... (I HAVE A LEGAL COPY OF CRYSIS, so don't say anything. I have a receipt too )

The thing for me is that when I want a game, I go on steam, pop my CC in there and presto. No lines, no driving to gamestop, finding out it's not there...bla bla bla bla...

Plus steamfriends is great for me to talk to my buddies, since we're always on lol.
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people keep talking about that multi billion dollar brought in each year by consoles and say pc's don't come close one thing they take into account is console sales so all the ps3's 360's and wii's sold add up so if you want to properly compare sales compare online sales brick and mortar salves subscription sales and on top of that pc's sales video card sales gaming keyboards mouses computer components like raptor harddrives processors ram pc cooling devices headphones sound cards and anything else that goes with computer gaming then we will see who has the larger numbers
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Ill be honest I always buy Steam games for the reasons that they have good games, a good client (Steam) and that its no bother to buy games. There is also the fact that all games made by Valve HL2 etc are extremely well optimized for any pc. + they dont cry about piracy 24/7, sure they dont like it but they know they cant do anything about it. I remember the deal they had on aswell for RO, I got it for £3 haha.
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Ah god please can people stop mentioning TF2, it's not that good.
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Ah god please can people stop mentioning TF2, it's not that good.
i agree. TF2 is ok, but not fantastic. CSS on the other hand, is awesome.
   
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Ah god please can people stop mentioning TF2, it's not that good.
Well that's your opinion.

TF2 is fantastic - But CS:S is an instant classic.
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Even with the 10 million or so MMO players world wide and steam's sales consoles will be far behind in total sales.

it won't be too much longer til places like steam will be the only way to get PC games. A lot of gaming stores have already cut down the amount of PC games they carry and some have totally gotten rid of them. honestly...this is fine by me. i have no doubt that i will always have at least a 5MBs broad band Internet connection. Personally I think there shouldn't even be a PC game in a store.
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PC gaming is the future, so much so that Valve has been making console games for quite some time.
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console gaming is for kids..

pc gaming is for the enthusiast..

nuff said.
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