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I wasn't home so I wasn't able to participate in the steam sales and I come back on the 3rd

Anyway I was thinking about buying one of these games I have a GTX 260 laying around so I guess I could make that a dedicated PhysX card for Mafia 2.

Also for Arma 2 I was looking at Arrowhead too whichever is better.

Recommend which one is better overall which one is more fun/ replay value etc.
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Neither, I hated both games. Mafia 2 is good for one play through, then it worthless.


Arma 2 just wasnt fun.


I suggest mass effect 1 & 2 if you dont have them already
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They're completely different games so its hard to compare them.

Mafia 2 is SP and pretty average.

ARMA II is SP, MP and has a huge amount of mods, servers, players and is great fun. I'd really recommend getting Combined Ops on Steam though. Arrowhead is a lot better than the original but having both is best.
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Get Arma 2 combined ops for only $12.50 on amazon. Mafia 2 is very short and not worth more than $10 at most. Mafia 2 has basically no replay value at all whereas Arma 2 (if you have the patience) has tons of replay value and different mods.

I downloaded some mod called Ace2 last night and me and my friends were playing it. Added TONS of new weapons/vehicles and other items to the game and also makes it more challenging.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
Amazon.com: ArmA2: Combined Operations [Game Download]: Video Games

Get Arma 2 combined ops for only $12.50 on amazon.
Great deal that^^
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Mafia 2 was fantastic. Of your two choices, I say Mafia 2.
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I say both. Go with Sharp's amazon link for Arma II and Amazon also has Mafia II for $12.50 (PC download/will link to steam).



Mafia II is a regular shoot-em up. Arma II takes patience to get used to it and learn how to play it.
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Neither, I hated both games. Mafia 2 is good for one play through, then it worthless.


Arma 2 just wasnt fun.


I suggest mass effect 1 & 2 if you dont have them already
Already played played and finished both good games.
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If the amazon deals last until the 3rd then I will get both, if they don't then I think I'll get Arma 2 combined ops suggested by Sharp thanks for suggestions guys +rep
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