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Sooooo... I rarely ever ask for advice when making purchases, but it seems today is one of those rare days...

I have TW: Shogun 2 reserved, but I am sorta tossing back n' forth between:

Homefront w/ metro 2033 freebie... (dont have it, so 2 for 1 sounds like a deal, but Homefront could suck... and there we go, but I hear its like CnC Renegade, and thats good)

or

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: Retribution (really like Relic RTS, but have not played warhammer since the first expansion of the orginal Dawn of War...)

Help me out, get some rep...
 
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I would get the homefront pack.
also if you are bored, you should probably check out the crysis 2 demo.
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Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War 2 - Retribution is an expansion pack so you will need Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War 2 first.

If you want a really good RTS I would pick it up. Its an awesome game and you can get it for 14.99 at gamestop. http://www.gamestop.com/pc/games/warhammer-40000-dawn-of-war-ii/71018?affid=9797&cid=ppc_60000001
http://www.buy.com/prod/warhammer-40-000-dawn-of-war-ii/q/sellerid/25582656/loc/108/208499816.html

Then wait on Homefront for the reviews. Metro 2033 is meh, great graphics tho.
Edited by Krymore - 3/5/11 at 3:36pm
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I played throughout the beta of Retribution and I'm currently playing the released version and it's great, a campaign for each of the races along with excellent online multiplayer (using steam instead of Games for Windows live) and The Last Stand survival mode. Also, to correct the person above me it's a stand alone expansion pack so you don't need any of the previous games.
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Originally Posted by ghost55;12624423 
I would get the homefront pack.
also if you are bored, you should probably check out the crysis 2 demo.

ewww yeah Crysis 2, its a really good game... for someone else... rolleyes.gif but one vote for Homefront, good times.
 
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I played throughout the beta of Retribution and I'm currently playing the released version and it's great, a campaign for each of the races along with excellent online multiplayer (using steam instead of Games for Windows live) and The Last Stand survival mode. Also, to correct the person above me it's a stand alone expansion pack so you don't need any of the previous games.

Thank, I didnt realize it was a stand alone. doh.gif

Homefront looks great, Im just afraid it will suck but it has shattered all THQ's pre order records - http://games.on.net/article/11795/Homefront_Goes_Gold_Breaks_All_THQ_Pre-Order_Records

If you need some games to hold you over untill it comes out steam has the ubisoft hits collection on sale for 12.99
The pack includes Assassin's Creed™: Director's Cut Edition, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Vegas 2, Far Cry® 2: Fortune's Edition, and Call of Juarez®: Bound in Blood.
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So it looks kinda like a tossup, on the 40K note, yeah its a stand alone so no need for 40KII... hrmmm... I may just end up getting all of em, not like theres much out coming out for a bit... (DA:2 didn't really blow my skirt up)... and Im boycotting Sony for awhile...
 
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Thank, I didnt realize it was a stand alone. doh.gif

Homefront looks great, Im just afraid it will suck but it has shattered all THQ's pre order records - http://games.on.net/article/11795/Homefront_Goes_Gold_Breaks_All_THQ_Pre-Order_Records

If you need some games to hold you over untill it comes out steam has the ubisoft hits collection on sale for 12.99
The pack includes Assassin's Creed™: Director's Cut Edition, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Vegas 2, Far Cry® 2: Fortune's Edition, and Call of Juarez®: Bound in Blood.

Yeah I saw that... very tempting... man either Ubisoft fell off in my book or I dont get out much, cause I took a pass on everyone of those titles when they were nuevo. Worth a look, lord knows I have blown 13 bucks on worse...

btw: rep all around, thanks for responding guys
 
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