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IGN, I salute you!

Amazing choice, I know it is the best game I have played all year.
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Originally Posted by AN HERO View Post
My PC GOTY was Audiosurf.

SoaSE wasn't per se mediocre, but really, GOTY?
Have you played it? It's amazing. It's one of the sleeper titles of 2008.
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Totally agree. Just when you got that big fleet ready to take out the competition. He ups the bounty on you, next thing you know Pirates are at your front door knocking it down. Or not caring about religion, next thing you know, your planets are rebelling left and right.

There is no exact way to winning.
It's a lot better when you turn off the pirates or to be exact raise the time between attacks...
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
been wanting to grab it, definitely will now to replace the waste of time that is Red Alert 3

HOWEVER, is this not a pretty dodgy decision considering there is Left 4 Dead, Crysis Warhead, Fallout 3, and less popularly Far Cry 2, CoD W@W, and GTA IV, all released for PC this year? somehow i think IGN must be smoking something cos that is some extremely stiff competition... what do those who've played it sat
GTAIV was merely a port. If it would have won PC GOTY I would have been quite pissed at IGN. Warhead was good but not GOTY worthy. Best graphics yeah but I found it short and simple. I heard Far Cry 2 sucked. Hard. L4D is good I hear (Still haven't had a chance to play it) but the game is pretty simple. Sins is a very technical game. If you send a bunch of ships to one planet and leave your system without much defense guess what? Chances are you are about to get raped by another planet. I heard fallout 3 is amazing and I'm sure it was up high on the list. W@W left the majority of players missing CoD4.
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post #25 of 54
I tried Sins of a Solar Empire, I really did.

I just didn't like it.
    
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I thought it was a great game as well. Me and two friends played a three on three with some computers and it took us like nine hours. Good times.
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Originally Posted by aksthem1 View Post
This is surprising. Now I wish I picked it up when it was on sale at Gogamer for $2.99.
WTH?

I've been wanting this game for ages now. But I refuse to pay the high price tag. The game still retails for £20-£25 even though it's been out nearly a year, and I'm not paying that considering newer games can be had for cheaper.

Seriously, $2.99? Crikey!
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post #28 of 54
Stardock makes quality software. GalCivsII didn't get much attention either, but also a superb game. I'm really looking forward towards Demigod.

Sins is pretty good. The learning curve is a bit more steep than usual. One of the few games where I had to take every tutorial. The interface isn't very intuitive either. And I think gameplay is a bit arbitrarily slow, that is the common five hour game really only needs to be around two hours. And the pirates are quite unnecessary.
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post #29 of 54
This is political. This is also the only game of the entire year that has absolutely NO DRM, not even a cd-check.

I approve.
post #30 of 54
It is what??? Perhaps I should actually play my copy. I did one multiplayer match and got really lost in the environment, then gave up, then I had a format and forgot about it. I should give it another chance considering after all that IGN says it is GOTY!
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