I cant second this enough, I suggest using enhanced steam and http://isthereanydeal.com/
small edit: for quick reviews and opinions use the search on http://www.reddit.com/r/ShouldIbuythisgame
edit2: thanks for gold
It's pretty cool that everything's back on sale, not just a selection of the titles. However, pay attention before buying. Some of the games are much cheaper on other sites right now (e.g., Shadowrun titles on Steam; Guacamelee, Giana Sisters, Speedrunners, and other indie titles in a bundle on Bundlestars, etc.)
To make sure you're getting the best price, check http://isthereanydeal.com/
If there is one developer that I expected that would do this, its Gearbox.
Small correction though. According to isthereanydeal.com the previous price was 37$.
Also it was raised to 45€ in Germany, no idea why the difference there is now. (also was 37€ before)
The price was 45€ on 11th October 2014 and was slashed to 37€ on 12th Oct. After that no price increases happened, except now before the sale.
edit: added some information and a link to see the price history.
🎶Just a friendly reminder that this website exists:🎶
Add your Steam wishlist and it'll let you know if it's cheaper somewhere else, the historical deal prices, if there are coupons available, etc.
I would say just avoid all and any third party key reselling sites. I know few friends have bought from few places several times without any problems, bought once in past myself as well when I didn't know better and just saw cheap games. That doesn't mean there won't be any problems and I have heard all kind of things how keys are aquired starting from stolen credit cards to keys given to youtube personality by dev to use on video. Then of course site can just screw over few customers to make quick buck and still keep their reputation pretty much intact.
Then of course all the backlashes companies have been making recently revoking possibly stolen keys (Unknown Worlds, Rebellion, Ubisoft), changing regional pricing to match all countries (EA), direct redemption of keys instead of giving them (Humble) and limiting trading time of games in steam inventory (Valve). Who knows what happens next.
IsThereAnyDeal and CheapShark are pretty good sites listing legit sites prices and first one is actually implemented in Enhanced Steam, so just use those.
Neither Steam or GOG have good prices imo. GOG is great because it's no DRM, there are better prices elsewhere on legit keys.
And in case someone still doesn't knwo this website: http://isthereanydeal.com/
They're offering the base game and 3 of 4 DLC packs for as little as $1.
The 4th DLC may be added next week to the BTA—currently $4.37 (plus BL2 and some of its DLC).
If not, if you really want it, Claptrap's Robot Revolution goes on sale for $3.29. (Total of $4.29 for base + 4 DLC—effectively BL1 GOTY.)
Borderlands GOTY typically goes on sale for $7.49.
Last year, SEGA did it on Humble store. The Sonic hits collection's base price was $30, then they raised the price to $112.99 1 day before putting it on sale.
IsThereAnyDeal says that they did the same on Steam: http://isthereanydeal.com/#/page:game/price?plain=sonichitscollection (it went from $29.99 to $49.99, and then to $112.99)
According to IsThereAnyDeal it is the historical lowest price.
The game was released in March 2014 so there should be plenty of people still playing it.
Even if you don't like gray markets like G2A, there really are a lot of other (legit) buying options out there that can be cheaper than Steam:
It's on sale at $20 on Humble.
Tip for anyone new here: DON'T wait for Steam sales. I still see people on gaming subreddits waiting for Steam sales to buy games, when there are plenty of legitimate online stores to find great deals right now (check out http://isthereanydeal.com to search them all).
Amazon prime is a good start if you like new games. 20% off within 2 weeks of release.
Check Isthereanydeal here for anything else you just have a hankering to play. Its an aggregator site, and only gives links to the ones that are not shady.
I just did the same thing about 9 months ago; I hope you like it as much as I do.
Check these sites for game deals: http://isthereanydeal.com/ https://www.humblebundle.com/weekly
Don't buy too many games! just buy the ones you know you will play, the others will still be there if you decide you want to give them a try. I bought so many games in my 1st Steam sale that I've had to ban myself from buying new ones until I play them all!
When in Steam, press your controller's guide button to enter Big Picture mode.
Try to stay away from early access games; they're almost always shit. There are exceptions here, of course.
You don't play Ubisoft games any more... Just don't waste your money.
Steam Workshop is a really easy way to install Mods, just find the mod you want and click subscribe. You can uninstall them in the same manner.
Origin (EA) is actually pretty good: they give you trials of games and let you return games that you don't like. They also give away free games pretty frequently, granted its usually stuff like Peggle.
You will run into issues from time to time. Games might not launch properly, or they might crash etc. When this happens, don't worry about it. I haven't found a problem yet that the internet can't fix. You'll actually feel pretty good about yourself when you fix it.
edit: You can also add non Steam games and programs to be launched from Steam. Just click 'add a game' in the bottom left corner of Steam. This way you don't have to seperate your library when you get games on Origin or ...... Uplay.
Jesus, this game hasn't even been out 2 months and its already dropped down to $13.60 (regular version) and $14.41 (deluxe version) after using the 20% off voucher... Is this game not a very good reboot of the series or what? This just seems like a pretty fast demise of its price.
Edit: This is easily the lowest the game has been, although Im not sure if this listing takes into account promotions from all the various websites such as cash back/store credit/etc.
All the relevant bundles in an easy to read and compare format. Can connect with steam to see what you own and what you don't. This site is a must-bookmark for deal-hunters. All the website that is tracked on isthereanydeal is legit, no shady third party dealers.
Enhanced Steam does this, using http://isthereanydeal.com/ as a reference, but it's pretty cool that a bigger name like Razer is getting into this. Maybe they could eventually fill the hole that Raptr left behind when it went stupid.
I'd also like to add that vanilla Civ 5 has been going on sale for $7.49 ever since early 2013. It is going to take a long time for the complete edition to drop below $10.00.
http://isthereanydeal.com/waitlist/ Look at the game, look at your wallet. Now look at your Steam backlog, now look back at me. Don't you wish your ...nvm.
Ok, just figure out what something is worth to you. Then get notified at a certain price. Then and only then make the buy/not buy decision, after again looking at how much time you have, how much interest, and what your wallet says.
Just like with "Remember, no pre-orders" we'll just need to refuse to buy games on Steam until Valve changes this, however hard that may be. So I just hope that in the coming days, no matter how much you want a certain game, no matter how good the deal is (especially if this drags on to the Summer Sale), resist the temptation to buy it and use another service, whether that may be Origin, Greenmangaming, GOG.com, gamersgate etc.
For the uninitiated: http://isthereanydeal.com/
is a great website to find great deals that mean you can use services other than Steam.
http://isthereanydeal.com/ is also a useful tool for us Aussies.
I'm basically refusing to buy anything on Steam anymore. It's all price-gorged, and with the exchange rate being so bad, the fact that they still force Australians to pay in USD really fucks us over. Shit, most games are cheaper at EB Games or JB Hi-Fi nowdays.
Isthereanydeal.com is a good tool to use for these sorts of things. Here's the current Titanfall page. In addition to seeing what the lowest current price is, it shows you it's lowest historical price as well as lets you set up email alerts for when a certain game goes on sale past a threshold you set. /r/gamedeals is handy as well.
Good lord, Singularity is on sale at 75% off. While this is another lame sale for Activision big guns like COD, this is pretty unsual.
According to IsThereAnyDeal.com it has never gone this low before if the graph is confined to Steam history only.
The game has been discounted this low before on other sites like Amazon and GameFly, however normally the deal is for a non-Steam version or is not officially available to non-US residents.
If you want to buy this game for your Steam library or have otherwise not bought it because it couldn't be obtained legitimately in your country, I would recommend buying it now.
The S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series
Maybe try out the roguelike/lite genre if you think you might be into that. Risk on Rain, Ascendant, Rogue Legacy, Dungeons of Dredmor, and Binding of Isaac are some of the good ones to check out.
Here are a few useful links:
If you're brand new to the game there's so much content in the base game that you wont realize anything is missing. In fact it may just be a boon for you to have a few less game concepts to learn all in one go.
That being said Art of War and Common Sense, the two most recent DLCs/Expansions are definitely worth picking up. Art of War is 50% off on steam (think it was 75% off just last week?) and Common Sense was only just released, so too early for it to be discounted. Check also http://isthereanydeal.com/#/search:Europa%20Universalis%20IV;/scroll:%23gamelist
But yeah, in buying the pack you did you paid for a bunch of 1$ unit cosmetic packs, not something that improves the game unless you really like the troop models to look more nuanced. You could always try and get one of those new refunds and see if more of it goes on sale for 75% off.
It actually has, but I guess you missed it.
That said, I'd suggest getting the Digital Deluxe version as it includes some (but far from all) of the DLC, DLC that you can otherwise only buy for full price.
That said ... bargain season is coming. Your chance will come again.
The worst offenders on Steam
Alternatives, pretty much see the list from /u/Brizven
http://isthereanydeal.com/ for getting notified when games you want go on sale. Do note, that not all of the sites they list sell to you if you have an AU credit card/Paypal.
Also add GOG, who do add on the Australia tax, but if you pay more than the US price, you will get the difference refunded in store credit.
As with any "deals" sort of subreddit, downvoting is used to help signify whether a deal is good or shitty. This is unavoidable.
As well as with every deal that "follows the rules" people will downvote it if it isnt a good sale. I dont know what you expect really.
As for the deal itself, it got downvoted because its a shitty deal. This almost always goes on sale for under $13, and was just on sale for less than that a few weeks ago. (Edit: 5 days ago actually) As others have said, this deal is wholly underwhelming. There shouldnt be anything surprising about that.
Quite a lame deal.
Especially considering this is for a physical copy of the game and will need to be shipped to you for an additional $4.
Wait for it to drop to $10 or less the next time a sale pops up, which is fairly often :p
This game was ~$1.60 on gog recently. It's cheaper for a single copy in Humble's own non-bundle store right now.
I am becoming more and more certain they went into this 14 days of sales things without having 14 sales lined up.
With 550 games in your catalog... you don't need to buy a single game more. These aren't once off sales. At all. This is just the latest one. They will be this price again and probably cheaper.
Don't buy anything now. There is no point. When you get a new PC you have 550 games to get through. 100 you might like. 50 you might really enjoy. 10 you might love.
While you beat those 10 games: There will be another sale. Stop throwing money into a fire pit.
Upload your wishlist. Set a warning for the games you like. Get emails constantly.
I completely agree. I keep a spreadsheet of my game purchases, and over the past year I've spent $290.31 on 65 games. That's an average of $4.47 per game. When I see one for $60 I laugh and add it to my waitlist for < $15.
According to this, yes. Although I'm personally going to wait until it is bundled with a game I actually want. I feel this was made for YouTube streamers to entertain rather than for us to actually play.
I'd definitely skip this one. The deluxe edition is included in all old copies of the ~~free~~ bundled edition and was JUST bundled for $1 and has been bundled 4 other times.
Looks like the lowest price on this was two months ago on Steam for this same discount and amount - 50% off $14.99. IsThereAnyDeal
And as shitty as this bundle is, and as questionable as "Heartworks" is a charitable organization (gonna kinda need you to do better than "acts of kindness". Helping an old lady cross the street is an act of kindness but I ain't gonna pay you to do it.) $15 is still the cheapest Banner Saga has been to date. However, the Steam Summer Sale is just around the corner. So if you're just jonesing to play The Banner Saga or you think some bored housewives in Jersey could use a couple of bucks for some random "acts of kindness" I'd strongly consider holding off until mid-July when I imagine it'll be on sale somewhere.
Edit: Oops. it was ~$13 on Nuuvem back last month. My bad -this is not the cheapest it's been. Move along folks.
No they didn't, it has always been $60, here's steams price history for it: http://i.imgur.com/ABOyg8c.png (found here: http://isthereanydeal.com/#/page:game/price?plain=wolfensteinneworder) you can see a dip to $45 on March 16 since that's when you were able to pre-order The Old Blood and they gave an option to bundle it with The New Order for that price. You really missed out on a great deal.
This is a shit bundle don't buy it.
GG:I is shit.
Vanguard Princess for BTA is laughable as it's been in bundles before.
Also, it's currently in the IndieGala bundle for $1 https://www.indiegala.com/weekly and it includes many more games.
I have no opinion on blade symphony but the cheapest it has been is $3 on the steam store during the winter sale: http://isthereanydeal.com/#/page:game/price?plain=bladesymphony
Don't get the Season Pass.
Instead, try to get the Game of the Year (GOTY) version as it includes Gaige & Krieg, as well as the Creature Slaughterdome DLC. And if its on sale, the GOTY version is usually cheaper than the season pass.
The headhunter packs are not included in the season pass or GOTY version, but they costs a dollar - three dollars a piece.
You can go to websites like http://isthereanydeal.com to find out if there's any gaming online stores that has the game on sale.
I think this is the lowest Shadow of Mordor has gone... I got it at 30$ and it was worth every dollar. It plays like the Arkham games but in the LOTR universe with elements of Assassins Creed. The Nemesis system was as fun as people say. The DLC is okay, but honestly not much to write home about. Lord of the Hunt and Bright Lord are the only two really worth getting. Most others are just runes or new captains (which are really not worth it).
EDIT: http://isthereanydeal.com/#/page:game/info?plain=middleearthshadowofmordor Lowest Shadow of Mordor has been other than Nuuvem.
In future, it's probably a good idea to look a game up on IsThereAnyDeal before buying it, that way you can see how often it goes on sale and how long it's been since the last one.
Shopping other than the Steam Store. Countless bargains to be had without coupons.
Though paying for games enitrely with sold Steam Trading Card Wallet is not bad either...
isthereanydeal.com I would think would be a good choice. I use that and it does let you set a price/% off threshold. It will also grab deals from other stores so you aren't limited to just Steam sales.
Getting it all, with no discount would be around $18.33/month.
Game Packs: $20x4=$80
Stuff Packs: $10x6=$60
Average sale prices so far:
Expansions: $27-$30 (Source)
Game Packs: $15 (Source)
Stuff Packs: I've yet to see any sales directly effecting Stuff Packs.
If anyone feels milked with Sims 4 releases, you'd feel absolutely fleeced with Sims 3.
The Store ~$15-$20 (x60 months)
Stuff Packs ($20 x8)
Expansions ($40 x11)
New Worlds ($20-$25 x10).
The grand total for all things Sims 3 + Base game comes to ~$4,070+50=$4,120 give or take $50 for various things that may be missed. That leads to an average of $824 per year.
($18x60)+($20x8)+($40x11)+($23x10)+$50=$4,120/5 (years)= $824/Year
Assuming that Sims 4 goes the same route and lasts 5 years, you're looking at $1,170 total, or $234/year.
Deluxe Edition $70
2 Expansions a year = 10 x $40
4 Game Packs a year = 20 x $20
6 Stuff Packs a year = 30 x $10
Edit: I did some math.
Borderlands 2 GOTY - which includes everything in the Season Pass, and more - regularly goes on sale for under $10. Lowest recorded price is $7.99 - on Steam. If you're patient, you can get probably get content from the $15 tier for less money.
I'm a fan of Isthereanydeal.com.
Check several sites for sales (including Steam), set up an alert for when a sale is happening.
I agree, I almost never pay full price. Steam is great for filling my game inventory with games I feel like I'd like to play, but never seem to make time for.
Lowest price was $17.26 at Nuuvem (and the Steam Summer Sale had it for $19.99 then $20.09)
This price for C:S is great, considering C:S is basically the new definition of city simulators. Highly recommend if you're looking for a modern SimCity 4.
Edit: This is a steam key, in case anyone is wondering
Edit2: I myself got the game for $21 on gmg during initial release. It is fully worth the $30! Also check out the comment below me for a fantastic deal on the Deluxe edition (adds some buildings)
> the repeat thing is getting too hard to track honestly
Was he serious? It's strange to hear this from a guy that sells game bundles for a living, because it takes exactly 5 seconds to type a name of the game on IsThereAnyDeal.com and see if it was ever bundled.
This is slightly ridiculous. Zeno Clash 2 is currently $9.99, and after the $5 credit it goes to down $4.99. Just 4 days ago, Zeno Clash 2 was on sale for $4.99. This whole sale was over hyped and the deals aren't as good as they appear to be.
Sync with your Steam account. Then that page will tell you what you own, what you don't, and even if any of the games are in your wishlist. Plus lots of other neat things, like email alerts for bundles and sales on wishlisted games. Caveat is it's usually 0.5-2 days after a bundle launches until it's added to ITAD.
For those only interested in Dark Souls, during the last Steam Sale, the game was around 7$. Also, the game was 5$ in the last Humble Store sale.
great game, but Rebellion is the way to go probably, it includes all this plus it's the expansion.
that "usually" is a long time ago and since than it has never been cheaper than 7.49, because of smurfs/cheater/hacker...
EDIT: The last time it went that low was March 15th according to ITAD
honestly, and i could get downvoted for this, but i'd get it through origin instead. they occasionally bundle the entire mass effect trilogy together. and it's always cheaper on origin than steam.
Amazing amosphere but i would recommend playing it on PC if your machine can handle it. It looks even better on PC.
It is cheaper too.
Doesn't looks legit, no.
Use IsThereAnyDeal, they only list legit retailers, or /r/gamedeals (which has nothing to do with gamesdeal.com)
It's been cheaper, and currently is cheaper from GamesPlanet by about a dollar. IsThereAnyDeal.com regularly shows a price of $13-14, so you wouldn't be missing out if you waited.
Don't buy from G2A or key resellers. They're an unauthorized reseller (they try to appear legitimate by sponsoring e-sports) and your games can be revoked if the publisher realizes you've purchased the key from them. http://isthereanydeal.com is a trustworthy site that only links to legitimate storefronts.
Brave New World contains all the changes of Gods and Kings, minus the new civs. Your cheapest option for getting all the DLC is to get Civ V complete which goes on sale pretty frequently. You can use a site like http://isthereanydeal.com to see if it's on sale.
This deal is a new historical low for Ardennes Assault. It is also worth noting that this is a stand-alone product and not a DLC for Company of Heroes 2.
Some Indie Games working on probably every laptop (also cheap):
* Faster than light
* Don't Starve
* The Binding of Isaac
* Little Inferno
* Super Meat Boy
* Pixel Piracy
* The Long Dark
* Super Crate Box (Free!)
Games which should run on every middle-class Laptop:
* Counter Strike Go
* Portal 1 & 2
* Dota2 (Free!)
* Team Fortress 2 (Free!)
* Loadout (Free!)
* Garrys Mod
* Payday 1 & 2
* Left4Dead 2
Always check http://isthereanydeal.com/ for deals
Hi, author of ITAD here. Sorry for this confusion, I've been doing some merging of the games and sometimes when I merge them you will get this notification. In this case I have merged Assassin's Creed 2 on Steam with Assassin's Creed 2 Deluxe Edition. Therefore the old version was removed from your Collection and new one was added. You should see that in a log.
The emails from Steam are unreliable and sometimes late. I use IsThereAnyDeal.com. It uses your Steam wishlist and sends emails or RSS if any of them go on sale. Not just Steam, but most other sellers (including bundles). Has plenty of options. Once you set it up it checks your wishlist daily, so you don't have to visit the site again.
This is the lowest Titan Quest Gold has ever been (ITAD). An excellent ARPG/diablolike.
PS: The fanpatch (TQIT_patch_117a.zip) and spectre's patchfix (patchfix_en.zip) from titanquest.net are very useful.
Valve spent 5 years building a market from nothing. They did the work, they earned their customers, now Mike is upset he can't just ride their coattails and demand the moon and stars from Valve.
Use something like http://isthereanydeal.com/ to explore other online retailers -- although I mostly just favor http://GoG.com now because of their hard work at bringing old games to current OSes and fighting against DRM.
For future reference, the site IsThereAnyDeal.com has price histories for every game on Steam. Here's the history for Chivalry.
There's also Enhanced Steam which will show you the current lowest price and historical lowest price on each item's page.
Buying games from unauthorized re-sellers always carries a risk since you can't be certain of the origin of the keys they sell. Often it turns out they were purchased using stolen credit cards for example and then they might all get blacklisted.
If you're looking for decent prices, you can try IsThereAnyDeal which only lists official sellers. Also, the r/GameDeals sub might be a good place to start.
That is your experience. Mine was G2A refused to resolve a used key issue even with their so called protection.
Main point is; a reliable Steam Key shop has to resolve "every" issue without a hitch. The ones on http://isthereanydeal.com/ get their reputation that way. The ones on http://allkeyshop.com/ are gray market sites where you just have to be 'lucky'.
It's probably worth noting that this title goes on sale just about every other week (I've been tracking it on http://isthereanydeal.com) and it seems to keep inching lower and lower in price each time. I'd say this is a good deal as-is but clearly there's no rush in snagging it before this particular deal expires.
Isthereanydeal.com - Dragon Age Inquisition
Also /r/GameDeals but I don't see any DAI deals... though not too much on ITAD either. Just a bad time to be looking for DAI.
Those are both references that will direct your to "authorized retailers."
"Legit" is not really the right question to ask. A lot of people will tell you
> "<gray market site like g2a/kinguin> is legit. I buy from there all the time, and have never been ripped off."
That doesn't mean they are legit imo. They're still selling keys from an unknown source... and certainly not authorized to sell them. They may or may not work.. even if they do, they run of risk of being revoked. (The publisher and dev is certainly is getting less than their fair cut, if anything at all.) So, show some respect to the industry or don't bother. Go pirate it if that's how feel.
For the last few months I have found great deals on other (official) sellers.
The digital version of this usually goes on sale for ~$9. If you are not planning to play this soon, I'd suggest to wait.
This is the 2013 release of SimCity that had woeful reviews at launch and the always online drm which prevented many people from playing. Perhaps someone could shed some light on whether the issues at launch have been remedied or if the game is still a mess.
As far as I can tell, this is the historical low and uses Origin as its drm.
I purchased it for $38
Goto GMG, make an account.
Use Hola and set your country to US, reload GMG website.
Add Beyond earth to your shopping cart
Proceed to checkout, apply voucher SEPTEM-BEROFF-ER25XX
Wait till release.
GMG folded to regional pricing, just like all the other hand rubbing merchant retailers, so as far as i see it, you are more than entitled to do the same back to them, thing is, GMG cant close your steam account, so using a proxy on their site is free game.
If you are truely uncomfortable with with use
Same thing without the proxy but salightly higher cost and less reputable site.
It's on sale right now on Gamersgate(at least in Europe is at 4.74eur), and if you want to wait for a better deal you can be notified by using this when it drops below some price at the shops of your choice.
According to IsThereAnyDeal.com, the initial sale price was $89.99 for a single day. It then dropped to $69.99 for about two months, then $59.99 for about 4 months (except for a handful of discounts during sales), then $49.99 for most of this year. Just took the dive to $29.99 a couple of days ago. Link
Spacechem is currently on sale for $2.
If you don't have Facebook or $2, I have a few (much, much fewer than a million) copies I can give away, or trade for Steam cards.
It is a really excellent algorithm/puzzle game. I highly recommend it if you like either of those things.
And if I tell you that some devs prefer that you pirate their games than buy from G2A? Or this list of people with problems with key resellers, mainly G2A?
If you're looking for save some money when going to buy some game, why don't check ITAD?
This is a historic low for Hitman Absolution Elite ed.. This sale also ties the historic low for Hitman contracts.
If anyone is interested in Absolution, I would definitely recommend the elite edition. It has all the dlc, which is mainly just weapons and some new costumes that I dont believe are used in the "story mode", but are used in the various online modes. Further, the elite edition is the only way you will currently be able to get the other dlc, "Hitman Sniper Challenge" which I believe is like a small mini-game/side game, where you have various sniper challenges. That was a pre-order bonus when Absolution came out and is not available any other way.
I've been frequenting IsThereAnyDeal.com for years now. It compares all the big >legit< sellers' deals and non deals. /r/gamedeals lacks the overview I like when finding games.
Use http://isthereanydeal.com/ as buying directly from steam, uplay, origin, etc. usually isn't the best place. Just avoid key resellers.
For example GMG had -25% coupon, which stacked on top of -17% sale price and if you used friends ref link (or TB) you get 2€ after purchare and opting in to Playfire rewards with same GMG account you get little credit just by playing the game. That meant you'd get Deluxe version for 45€ and had some pocked money afterwards.
Of course that was pretty insane price for pre-order so they seem to be out of keys right now.
Of course it's already 10€ cheaper than console versions but that $1=1€ is definitly bshit. You can buy from Amazon with US price as well.
OR just do like I do and wait for few months so it's cheaper and bugs are ironed out and play X amount of games you have in steam account and consoles unplayed.
Keep in mind that many other online retailers take note of the Steam sale and try to offer even better discounts, which works especially well for Europe. I usually rely on http://isthereanydeal.com but there are many other sites like it.
Hope posting the link doesn't crash it again like it did last time.
Totally agree, it's a pretty hardcore game. Definitely the sort of game where I love the idea of it, but I just don't have the time anymore to devote to learning it. I did back the new AI War on kickstarter as I'm hopefully they'll make the game at least a bit more accessible (while hopefully not pissing off the hardcore fans :P).
According to ITAD this is the lowest historical price yet for the bundle, so I would say it's worth grabbing if you're interested in this 4X-ish RTS genre!
Yeah, let's buy from some shady gray market site for twice the price of what it is on Humble Store at the moment.
http://isthereanydeal.com is your friend, and at least you know for certain you're supporting the devs by buying from the stores mentioned there.
For games neither.
Use http://isthereanydeal.com/ and /r/gamedeals
For hardware also neither. You see a good deal take it.
Use /r/buildapcsales and I personally use priceblink which lets me check prices of a product at other stores.
Have a plan. Go to http://isthereanydeal.com/ and check the price history of the games you want, check what games are worth buying on steam itself and what are worth buying elsewhere, make a list of games you wanna play and check how much they go for during sales, what they were sold at past sales may be different than now however. 100$ is a lot, unless you want to really stock up on games or want to buy relatively new AAA releases. If not, games like skyrim or civilization are very cheap during these sales and can last you a long time if you haven't played them before.
on steam they don't go on sale, but right now for example you can get ~~20%~~ 40% off mad max on greenmangaming because they have a 40% off voucher, which they run almost every month.
the same voucher is also usable on starwars battlefront
isthereanydeal shows mad max as low as $40 from others
Cheaper? yes Half? on occasion but rare at best
> hyperdimension which normally goes on sale for like $6.
huh? (well, I'm in EU2, so I see prices in euros, but there's no way €8+ can be $6... right? )
Seems to be the lowest price ever for Vampire the Masquerade - Redemption.
Credit as ever goes to IsThereAnyDeal.com which sends me alerts whenever there's a CK2 sale at any of a large set of vendors it tracks. I highly recommend it
I have not personally bought from GameStop.com so I can't offer any comment on its reliability
PS: Mods please let me know if I'm posting too many of these, I just like to share the sales for anyone that doesn't have price trackers
You could use isthereanydeal, log in with your Steam account and import your steam wishlist so you never actually miss a deal since Steam's wishlist notifications aren't always reliable.
Skyrim goes on sale often enough. Just don't limit yourself to Steam. It's best to use a tool like IsThereAnyDeal. It gets information from many legit stores. Add your games to waitlist, set the maximum price or minimum discount you seek and it will inform you via email. You can also import your Steam wishlist.
Unfortunately that's bullshit :(
edit: the only way you can get it cheaper than 7,49 from steam is on green man gaming (with 75% cut + -20% or sometimes -30% coupon; that's how I bought G&K way back)
Even if for some reason one does not want to take advantage of the current 2K deal others have mentioned, the game has gone on sale numerous times for $5-8.
Just an aside, but the Thief pack is definitely common, but it's pretty much only GMG that goes this low with it - You can compare everyone else here, versus Green Man Gaming here. If you've got any interest in the original series at all, this is the place and time to grab it.
I'll also plug The Dark Mod if anyone likes the gameplay of Thief but wants something a little bit newer. It's a completely fan-made "game" (it's more of an engine and a huge library of fan-made maps than a cohesive story line game) with true Thief-style gameplay, completely free. Built on the Doom 3 source code.
http://isthereanydeal.com allows you to create custom waitlist notifications for over a dozen digital storefronts. Add a game to your waitlist, set a price you're willing to pay (or % off), and wait for the email notification when the game reaches your target price.
Consortium is a slow-paced game with a sci-fi military setting. The game consists of walking around the ship (using WASD) and choosing different dialogue options. It's replayable in that the different choices lead to different outcomes. The graphics are very nice, it feels like a fleshed-out world, and the voice acting is excellent.
If you like visual novels or choose-your-own-adventure games, you might like it, but I didn't really enjoy it. It's like a point-and-click game with no puzzles (if there are puzzles, I didn't find them). The story is a murder mystery and it didn't draw me in, but YMMV; I see a lot of positive reviews for the game.
$2.99 is the lowest price it's been. If a slow pace is okay with you then give it a try - it's not a terrible game at all.
This is the query I used, and since that returned no results, I assumed it's bundled zero times. As for comparing to other bundles, it would be unwieldy to check every recent bundle just for repeats. I can't ask the dev because I'm not involved in curation at all and don't have any contact info for participating devs. Who else would you recommend me to ask?
There actually is a PC version in some countries (isthereanydeal link). When you activate the key on steam it is even called "Batman Arkham Origins GOTY Edition - Retail". Now don't ask my why they never released it on steam.