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Should have known they would charge $50 for the sequel. Damn it, I want to boycott this. I'm assuming it will be an actual game this time though.
What is that supposed to mean?

When you say "actual game" do you mean a longer game? Because yes, this one will be significantly longer, and feature co-op mode. Also, $50 is "cheap" by today's standards, but it's actually only $45 (for the PC version). AAA titles nowadays cost $60.

That said, I would have gladly paid $50 for the first one. It was a genuinely creative, well-made, innovative, funny, intense, brilliant game and Valve should be rewarded for doing what many game developers don't do any more. Especially to help support the PC gaming industry, which some claim is dying.
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Just ordered.
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post #23 of 34
The 2 pack was 80€, now that I see it they changed it to 60€
Did the game price decreased? nice!
     
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Ordered.
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post #25 of 34
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What is that supposed to mean?

When you say "actual game" do you mean a longer game? Because yes, this one will be significantly longer, and feature co-op mode. Also, $50 is "cheap" by today's standards, but it's actually only $45 (for the PC version). AAA titles nowadays cost $60.

That said, I would have gladly paid $50 for the first one. It was a genuinely creative, well-made, innovative, funny, intense, brilliant game and Valve should be rewarded for doing what many game developers don't do any more. Especially to help support the PC gaming industry, which some claim is dying.
Considering the growing trend to charge $60 to PC gamers, even though we've enjoyed a $10 price decrease in the past is obnoxious. That extra fee is just to cover licencing costs, and on PC no such costs exist. Companies that still charge $60 are just greedy IMO.

So $50 is ok, + if you buy a pack it's $40!
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post #26 of 34
Ordered as soon as I saw it.. I cant wait !
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post #27 of 34
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Originally Posted by [\\/]Paris View Post
Considering the growing trend to charge $60 to PC gamers, even though we've enjoyed a $10 price decrease in the past is obnoxious. That extra fee is just to cover licencing costs, and on PC no such costs exist. Companies that still charge $60 are just greedy IMO.

So $50 is ok, + if you buy a pack it's $40!
I agree 100%, I find it ridiculous to charge that extra bit on PC games. However, the fact remains that for many PC games we are still charged $60, and it's nice that Valve apparently does not do that. And Portal 2 will no doubt be a fantastic game, and I would gladly pay $50 for it (well, I'll be getting it on PS3 since it comes with a PC unlock as well).
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post #28 of 34
Just preordered this along with Homefront.
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post #29 of 34
Pre-ordered

edit: The game is supposed to be released in April 22 in the EU, but since I got it on steam I must get it on April 18 like NA, right?
Edited by Blk - 2/17/11 at 2:17pm
     
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Wish this came with HL2 EP:3

I WANT MY GRAVITY GUN !!!
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