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Got some spare cash flying around and was thinking about picking up a new game this weekend.

Two games which have caught my eye are Shogun 2 total war and crysis 2, Ive played the previous versions of those games as well.

Which do you think I should go for? and if there is any other games that I should check out ?
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Total War Shogun 2, is an all new game, with the same concept... personally best PC game I have played this year...

May wait for Crysis 2 price to tank, and buy it on the cheap... but to each there own I suppose. If you want a FPS, always look for a cheap'o copy of Metro 2033.
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is any other games that I should check out ?
Oh indeed there are!

Seeing as how you're tastes are quite varied, I suggest you take a gander at Duel Toys 2.

I did a write up on a little while ago.



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It's a game called Duel Toys and it's a crossover 2D beat em up with a HUGE roster of characters!

The fighting system is no slouch either, it's actually got a good amount of depth to it. No character plays the same since they all have their own set of moves.

There's a counter system, recovery system, and the combos you can pull off are immensely satisfying.

Here's a gameplay video to give you an idea, it's jaw dropping.

And it's free

So for those who always wanted to pit Akuma against Sub Zero, go nuts

Download Link.



Character Moves List.
post #4 of 17
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Originally Posted by Soggysilicon View Post
Total War Shogun 2, is an all new game, with the same concept... personally best PC game I have played this year...

May wait for Crysis 2 price to tank, and buy it on the cheap... but to each there own I suppose. If you want a FPS, always look for a cheap'o copy of Metro 2033.
To each *his own, not their.

Also, Crysis 2 is actually pretty good. It's got a ton of hate in the PC world because of no DX11 support, but the game looks amazing and the gameplay is fun.
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Both Crysis 2 and Shogun 2 are great but it depends on what you would rather play right now, a deep stratagy game or a very attractive shooter with some elements of complexity. So shooter or strategy I personally would go with shogun 2. But that's just me.
    
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Both Crysis 2 and Shogun 2 are great but it depends on what you would rather play right now, a deep stratagy game or a very attractive shooter with some elements of complexity. So shooter or strategy I personally would go with shogun 2. But that's just me.
Yeah, i think the only thing that is holding me on crysis 2 is that its multiplayer looks so much like call od duty which I hate. I liked the previous crysis multiplayer with the tanks, big maps etc.. etc.. just like battlefield..
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I wouldnt be caught dead buying anything in this current market.
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Crysis 2 was a real disappointment.

Portal 2 comes soon and Total War is a good RTS serie, some say that Shogun 2 is the best one out of them.

A couple of games I like myself pretty much are StarCraft 2, Civilization V and Bad Company 2.
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Shogun 2 is infinitely better than crysis 2.
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Medal of honor Limited edition if you can find it.

Reason: BF3 Beta Key
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