Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › If you had $60 to spend on a game(or games)
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

If you had $60 to spend on a game(or games)

post #1 of 43
Thread Starter 
I recently found myself with $60 to essentially throw away, but couldn't decide on a game to buy. I thought about Homefront, but the mixed reviews and how similar it seems to call of duty turned me off a little (not that I don't enjoy playing call of duty, but I don't need another rehash just yet). The only other game that really interested me so far was Dragon Age 2, but I already own that and a second copy doesn't seem necessary.

Anything you all have been playing that would be worth picking up, or any titles coming up sort of soon that look promising? Basically, I just want to know what game or games you all would pick up, or pick up in the near future, for $60.

Here's a link to my games on steam, if you care to look so you don't suggest games I already have, not that I really mind if you do:
http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/7.../games?tab=all

Thanks.
Demolition Squid!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 955 MSI 790fx xfx 4890 Crossfire 4gb ddr3 Patriot 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500gb western digital Windows Vista Premium 64bit 20" Acer 750 watt corsair 
Case
Cooler Master HAF 932 
  hide details  
Reply
Demolition Squid!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 955 MSI 790fx xfx 4890 Crossfire 4gb ddr3 Patriot 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500gb western digital Windows Vista Premium 64bit 20" Acer 750 watt corsair 
Case
Cooler Master HAF 932 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 43
If it was ME with the $60 to burn, I'd get one of the games I can't afford right now. Crysis 2 or Homefront. There are a couple of other games as well.

What you should do is get some of the older games that are about $30 that you always wanted to play but never got. Two games right there.
Ultrima RPX56
(13 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen R5 1600X @3.78GHz MSI X370 Gaming Pro Carbon v.1.71 Beta ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1070 AMP Edition 16GB (2x8GB) Team Dark Pro 3200MHz DDR4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
256GB ADATA SX8000 NVMe SSD HP dvd1265i 24X Cryorig H7 Windows 10/Mageia 6 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VH232H Logitech G510 EVGA SuperNOVA 650W G3 Sharkoon M25-W 
Mouse
Cougar Revenger 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 870 EVGA P55V EVGA Nvidia GeForce 1050 Ti 6GB 1333MHz DDR3 (4GB+2GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
240GB SanDisk SSD Plus Lite-On iHAS124 DVD+/-RW Mageia 5.1 Compaq MV520 15" CRT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Compaq SK-2800C Diablotek PMD 650W Compaq Presario 7478 case from 2000 Corsair Gaming M45 
  hide details  
Reply
Ultrima RPX56
(13 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen R5 1600X @3.78GHz MSI X370 Gaming Pro Carbon v.1.71 Beta ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1070 AMP Edition 16GB (2x8GB) Team Dark Pro 3200MHz DDR4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
256GB ADATA SX8000 NVMe SSD HP dvd1265i 24X Cryorig H7 Windows 10/Mageia 6 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VH232H Logitech G510 EVGA SuperNOVA 650W G3 Sharkoon M25-W 
Mouse
Cougar Revenger 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 870 EVGA P55V EVGA Nvidia GeForce 1050 Ti 6GB 1333MHz DDR3 (4GB+2GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
240GB SanDisk SSD Plus Lite-On iHAS124 DVD+/-RW Mageia 5.1 Compaq MV520 15" CRT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Compaq SK-2800C Diablotek PMD 650W Compaq Presario 7478 case from 2000 Corsair Gaming M45 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 43
IL2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover.
Dethkomp
(27 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4670k @ 4.5Ghz 1.26v Asus Z87 Pro Gigabyte GTX980Ti Windforce OC edition G-Skill 16gb DDR3 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 830 256gb Samsung 840 Evo 4tb HDD Samsung DVD Burner 
CoolingOSOSMonitor
Corsair H110 Windows 8 Ultimate 64bit Ubuntu 13.04 3x Potalion 27" 1440p 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G710+ Super Flower 1000w Platinum HAF X CM Storm Spawn 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Steelseries Experience I-2 Creative Sound Blaster Titanium X-Fi (Heavily m... Yamaha RX-V667 receiver Monitor Audio BX2 5.1 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Sennheiser RS220 Audio Technica ATM-M50 Samson Meteor Mic Humanscale Freedom chair 
OtherOtherOther
MSFFB2+X52 modded flightstick Saitek Pro Flight Rudder Pedals Track IR 5 
  hide details  
Reply
Dethkomp
(27 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4670k @ 4.5Ghz 1.26v Asus Z87 Pro Gigabyte GTX980Ti Windforce OC edition G-Skill 16gb DDR3 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 830 256gb Samsung 840 Evo 4tb HDD Samsung DVD Burner 
CoolingOSOSMonitor
Corsair H110 Windows 8 Ultimate 64bit Ubuntu 13.04 3x Potalion 27" 1440p 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G710+ Super Flower 1000w Platinum HAF X CM Storm Spawn 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Steelseries Experience I-2 Creative Sound Blaster Titanium X-Fi (Heavily m... Yamaha RX-V667 receiver Monitor Audio BX2 5.1 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Sennheiser RS220 Audio Technica ATM-M50 Samson Meteor Mic Humanscale Freedom chair 
OtherOtherOther
MSFFB2+X52 modded flightstick Saitek Pro Flight Rudder Pedals Track IR 5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 43
Ib4dontbuycrysis2
post #5 of 43
Crysis 2, the singleplayer is worth it! The hardest difficulty is actually hard sometimes, unlike Crysis 1.
post #6 of 43
If I had $60 I would buy 2-3 of the newer games from cdkey websites for $20 each.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution 2 x Asus GTX470 900/1800/1700 Corsair Vengence 8gb 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
120gb ssd, 4 x 1TB F3's Raid 0, 2TB F4 Backup Windows 7 Catleap 27 1440p Enermax Revolution 1050w 
Case
Case Labs M8 with pedestal  
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution 2 x Asus GTX470 900/1800/1700 Corsair Vengence 8gb 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
120gb ssd, 4 x 1TB F3's Raid 0, 2TB F4 Backup Windows 7 Catleap 27 1440p Enermax Revolution 1050w 
Case
Case Labs M8 with pedestal  
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 43
$60 hmmmm. I would say Crysis 2, they will fix the problems soon.
Ol' Faithful
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 950 @3.83 Ghz ASUS Rampage III Formula MSI GTX 970 Gaming OC G.SKILL 6GB 1850Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 6GB/s 1TB Liteon 24X DVD R/W Noctua NH-D14  Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
MonitorPowerCase
Samsung 23" 1920X1080p Aerocool V12XT 800 HAF 922 
  hide details  
Reply
Ol' Faithful
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 950 @3.83 Ghz ASUS Rampage III Formula MSI GTX 970 Gaming OC G.SKILL 6GB 1850Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 6GB/s 1TB Liteon 24X DVD R/W Noctua NH-D14  Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
MonitorPowerCase
Samsung 23" 1920X1080p Aerocool V12XT 800 HAF 922 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 43
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by AuraNova View Post
/snip
Homefront seems really, for lack of a better word, bland to me for some reason. Nothing I've seen from it has really impressed me, so I think I'll wait for the price to drop a bit.

Crysis 2 has sort of slipped under my radar since the only news I ever hear about it is people complaining about it asking them to hit enter on the menu for pc (Heaven forbid, right? That completely kills the immersion of the menus, which I live for ) Only concern is how it would run on my rig, but I've been to lazy to look for any kind of benchmarks.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tehrawk View Post
IL2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover.
Haven't heard of it, but I'll take a look, thanks.

Quote:
Originally Posted by t3lancer2006 View Post
Crysis 2, the singleplayer is worth it! The hardest difficulty is actually hard sometimes, unlike Crysis 1.
Good to know, I had a blast playing the first one. The setting changing from large tropical expanses to the city made me a little nervous though.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Somenamehere View Post
If I had $60 I would buy 2-3 of the newer games from cdkey websites for $20 each.
Wouldn't some games require that I have an ISO of the game along with the key though? I don't think my college is too fond of my downloading habits as it is
Demolition Squid!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 955 MSI 790fx xfx 4890 Crossfire 4gb ddr3 Patriot 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500gb western digital Windows Vista Premium 64bit 20" Acer 750 watt corsair 
Case
Cooler Master HAF 932 
  hide details  
Reply
Demolition Squid!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 955 MSI 790fx xfx 4890 Crossfire 4gb ddr3 Patriot 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500gb western digital Windows Vista Premium 64bit 20" Acer 750 watt corsair 
Case
Cooler Master HAF 932 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lhino View Post
$60 hmmmm. I would say Crysis 2, they will fix the problems soon.
Yeah but its definitely not a $60 should pick it up for $26 (search around)

Quote:
Originally Posted by InsideTheCinema View Post

Wouldn't some games require that I have an ISO of the game along with the key though? I don't think my college is too fond of my downloading habits as it is
Most can be used with steam, windows live, EA downloader. IDK if that makes a difference.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution 2 x Asus GTX470 900/1800/1700 Corsair Vengence 8gb 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
120gb ssd, 4 x 1TB F3's Raid 0, 2TB F4 Backup Windows 7 Catleap 27 1440p Enermax Revolution 1050w 
Case
Case Labs M8 with pedestal  
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution 2 x Asus GTX470 900/1800/1700 Corsair Vengence 8gb 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
120gb ssd, 4 x 1TB F3's Raid 0, 2TB F4 Backup Windows 7 Catleap 27 1440p Enermax Revolution 1050w 
Case
Case Labs M8 with pedestal  
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 43
Put it down towards BF3.
My One and Only
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 @ 4.1GHz MSI P55-CD53 EVGA GTX 570 SC 8 GB Mushkin Blackline DDR3 PC1333 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB WD Blue Lite-On DVD Burner Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit AOC 23" LED LCD 1920 x 1080 
PowerCaseMouse
Silverstone 1000W Modular CM HAF 922 Razer Deathadder 
  hide details  
Reply
My One and Only
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 @ 4.1GHz MSI P55-CD53 EVGA GTX 570 SC 8 GB Mushkin Blackline DDR3 PC1333 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB WD Blue Lite-On DVD Burner Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit AOC 23" LED LCD 1920 x 1080 
PowerCaseMouse
Silverstone 1000W Modular CM HAF 922 Razer Deathadder 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: PC Gaming
Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › If you had $60 to spend on a game(or games)