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Good games for 20$ or under

Toxin01Toxin01 Registered User regular
edited July 2008 in Games and Technology
Well I've decided to turn this OP into a list, but it's currently a work in progress so .. be patient, or somthing.
PS2


-Prince of Persia trilogy (only available in the UK)
-Hitman Trilogy
-Devil May Cry Anniversary collection
-Metal Gear Solid: Essential Collection
-Grand Theft Auto Trilogy - 30$, but still a good deal.
-Fatal Frame II
-Siren
-GUN
-Beyond Good & Evil
-Shadow of the Colossus
-Tenchu Wrath of Heaven / Fatal Shadows
-Ico
-Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction
-Resident Evil 4
-Virtua Fighter 4: Evolution
-Final Fantasy XII
-Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
-Psychonauts
-Armed and Dangerous
-Farenheit
- Max Payne 2
-Jedi Academy
- Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II
- Jedi Outcast
-Lego Star Wars and Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
-Mafia
- Project: Snowblind
- No One lives forever
-Final Fantasy X
-Final Fantasy X2
- God Hand

PC
-Audiosurf - Steam
-Deus Ex: GOTY - Steam
-Unreal Tournament
-Max Payne Bundle (1&2)
-Half Life 1 Anthology (HL1, Op4, and Blue Shift,)
-Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines
-HL2 and/or either of the episodes for it - (Buy Orange Box for 40$ I believe for Portal, HL2, HL2 Episode 1 and 2, and Team Fortress 2.)
-Team Fortress 2
-Portal
-Baldur's Gate II
-The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
-Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord, Barbarossa to Berlin, and Afrika Corps
-Crimson Skies
-Diablo II
-Dungeon Keeper 2
-F.E.A.R
-Pyschonaughts
-Fallout And Fallout 2
-Freedom Fighters
-Freedrom Force And Freedom Forve vs the Third Reich
-Galactic Civilizations II
-Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 1
- Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfither 2
- Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
- Starcraft + Starcraft Broodwars
- Warcraft III + Warcraft Frozen Throne
- Grim Fandango
- Guild Wars
- Homeworld 2
- Jedi Academy
-Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II
- Jedi Outcast
- Knights of the Old Republic
- Knights of the Old Republic 2
-Lego Star Wars and Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
-Mafia
- Mechwarrior 4: Mercenaries
- No One Lives Forever 1 and 2

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  • jonxpjonxp [E] PC Security Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Load up Steam and browse the catalog by price...there's a number of under $20 gems. Audiosurf for one.

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  • BlackDragon480BlackDragon480 Bluster Kerfuffle Master of Windy ImportRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    On the PS2 front God Hand is a must in the $20 or under catagory.

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  • ChanceChance Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    On the PS2 front God Hand is a must in the $20 or under catagory.

    Damnit, too late!

    I recently saw the Sly Cooper series in an EB Games for $20 each new - a little pricy for such old games, but they're a good kiddie-style platformer. If you're willing to part with an extra 10 bucks though...

    -Prince of Persia trilogy (only available in the UK)
    -Hitman Trilogy
    -Devil May Cry Anniversary collection (1 and 3 are awesome)
    -Metal Gear Solid: Essential Collection
    -Grand Theft Auto Trilogy - all for $30.00, excellent deals.

    If you hit an EB or any used game stores, there's all kinds of excellent stuff on the PS2 that can usually be found on the cheap:
    -Fatal Frame II
    -Siren
    -GUN
    -Beyond Good & Evil
    -Shadow of the Colossus
    -Tenchu Wrath of Heaven / Fatal Shadows
    -Ico
    -Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction
    -Resident Evil 4
    -Virtua Fighter 4: Evolution
    -Final Fantasy XII
    -Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando

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  • DehumanizedDehumanized Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Games on Steam at that pricepoint that you probably wouldn't feel bad about buying:

    Audiosurf ($10)
    Deus Ex: GOTY ($10)
    Unreal Tournament ($10, or UT2k4 for $15)
    Max Payne Bundle (That's MP 1 and 2, for $15)
    Half Life 1 Anthology (HL1, Op4, and Blue Shift, $15)
    Psychonauts ($20, controls might be better if you find the PS2 version)
    Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines ($20)


    You really, really, really should have the orange box, but I guess you could buy some of this:
    HL2 and/or either of the episodes for it (HL2 can be had for $20, HL2: EP1+2 for $20)
    Team Fortress 2 ($20)
    Portal ($20)

    OR just buy the Orange Box which has all those games for cheaper.


    I didn't try to go exhaustive on the list, just a taste of the amazing stuff that can be had off steam. Most of this stuff gets put on sale semi-regularly, too, at savings of up to 50%.

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  • TychoCelchuuuTychoCelchuuu ___________PIGEON _________San Diego, CA Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Games with a * are free as in beer. Some of these might not be under $20 but the vast majority should be.

    Allegiance*
    America's Army*
    Anachronox
    Arcanum
    Armed and Dangerous
    Baldur's Gate II
    Barkley Shut up and Jam Gaiden*
    Beneath a Steel Sky*
    Cave Story*
    Chivalry is Not Dead*
    The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
    Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord, Barbarossa to Berlin, and Afrika Corps
    Crimson Skies
    Diablo II
    Dungeon Keeper 2
    Empyreal Nocturne*
    F.E.A.R and F.E.A.R Combat*
    Fahrenheit
    Fallout and Fallout 2
    Freedom Fighters
    Freedom Force and Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich
    Freespace* and Freespace 2*
    Galactic Civilizations II
    Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2
    Giants: Citizen Kabuto
    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
    Grim Fandango
    Ground Control*
    Guild Wars
    Hidden and Dangerous 2
    Homeworld 2
    Jedi Academy
    Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II
    Jedi Outcast
    Knights of the Old Republic and KOTOR 2
    Lego Star Wars and Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
    Mafia
    Masq*
    Mechwarrior 4: Mercenaries
    Mount and Blade
    N*
    No One Lives Forever and No One Lives Forever 2
    Oblivion
    Planescape: Torment
    Rainbow 6: Vegas
    S.W.A.T 4
    Silent Storm
    Sim City 4
    Starsiege: Tribes*
    Star Wars: Republic Commando
    Synaesthete*
    Thief, Thief 2, Thief III
    Total Annihilation: Spring*
    Tron 2.0
    Tropico
    Warzone 2100*
    XIII

    On Steam:
    Audiosurf
    Battlestations: Midway
    Beyond Good & Evil
    Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30
    Call of Duty, Call of Duty: United Offensive, Call of Duty 2
    Company of Heroes
    Dark Messiah of Might and Magic
    Day of Defeat: Source
    DEFCON, Darwinia, Uplink
    Deus Ex and Deus Ex 2
    Disciples II
    Dreamfall: The Longest Journey
    Full Spectrum Warrior
    GUN
    Hitman: Something or other
    IL2 Sturmovik
    Indigo Prophecy
    Jagged Alliance 2
    Just Cause
    Max Payne and Max Payne 2
    Nexus: The Jupiter Incident
    Orange Box (not $20 but totally worth it)
    Painkiller
    Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode 1
    Project: Snowblind
    Psychonauts
    Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45
    S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Shadow of Chernobyl
    Sam and Max: Season 1 and 2 (Season 1 Episode 4 is *[free as in beer])
    Trackmania United Nations*
    The Longest Journey
    Tomb Raider: Whatever the good ones are, by Crystal Dynamics or whatever
    Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines
    X3: Reunion

    Mods (all free):

    Battlefield 2:
    Battlefield Pirates 2
    Forgotten Hope 2
    Point of Existence 2
    Project Reality

    Half-Life:
    Natural Selection
    The Specialists

    Half-Life 2:
    Age of Chivalry
    Fistful of Frags
    Hidden: Source
    Insurgency
    Minerva: Metastasis
    Pirates Vikings Knights 2
    Revolt: The Decimation

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  • DehumanizedDehumanized Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Wait... F.E.A.R. is free?

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  • HaikiraHaikira Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Its just the multiplayer.

    http://www.joinfear.com/main

    Sign up here for it. No strings attached.

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  • Toxin01Toxin01 Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    A lot of the games listed I've got, but holy crap Tycho that is a huge list.

    Thanks for the suggestions so far guys.

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  • DelzhandDelzhand Venitah, Satariel! Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    If you can get Planescape: Torment for under $20, I'd like to know where.

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  • DehumanizedDehumanized Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Delzhand wrote: »
    If you can get Planescape: Torment for under $20, I'd like to know where.

    it's on gametap, actually. along with the rest of the infinity engine games. that'd be under $20 if you played it in 2 months, i guess. :)

    http://www.gametap.com/play/gameDetails/000151550

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited July 2008
    TimeSplitters: Future Perfect. Best first person shooter on the PS2? I think so. Funny as hell too

    Ace Combat 5 is an excellent choice also, fun arcadey action with a decent narrative and a totally badass series of final missions. Ace Combat Zero and 4 are also recommended

    Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction might be the best game ever made, so there's that

    God Hand has already been suggested, but it's going to be suggested again because [vidurl=god damn[/vidurl]

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  • KainyKainy Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Zack & Wiki is $20 at Toys 'R' Us.

    Mine has another 5 copies left, thanks to Capcom's "Don't advertise good games with a sequel count of less than 3" policy. You may be as lucky, and this game is basically the game that we all thought of when we heard of the Wii.

    "I bet they could make a totally awesome puzzle game with motion controls..."

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  • TelMarineTelMarine Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    quake3

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  • A Dabble Of TheloniusA Dabble Of Thelonius It has been a doozy of a dayRegistered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Tycho bringing the love. I never even have to suggest things because all my suggestions are in your list. :)

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  • Toxin01Toxin01 Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    What was that HL2 mod where you built a fort and then the other team attacked it?

    I might reinstall that, if it's still around.

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  • RainbowDespairRainbowDespair Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Lots of good suggestions so far. A few more I'd like to add:

    Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter - $8 used at Gamestop. Fantastic JRPG that was mostly overlooked because it was fresh and unique and didn't feel like your standard JRPG.

    Everyday Shooter - $10 on Steam. Great music-oriented shmup that originated on the PS3's download service. Well designed levels and a rockin' soundtrack.

    Space Invaders Extreme - $20 everywhere. Fantastic update to the original Space Invaders. Available for the DS and PSP although I've heard the DS version is a little better. This game is about as good as Pac-Man: Championship Edition and that's saying a lot (Pac-Man:CE was probably my favorite game of 2007).

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  • Toxin01Toxin01 Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Lots of good suggestions so far. A few more I'd like to add:

    Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter - $8 used at Gamestop. Fantastic JRPG that was mostly overlooked because it was fresh and unique and didn't feel like your standard JRPG.

    Everyday Shooter - $10 on Steam. Great music-oriented shmup that originated on the PS3's download service. Well designed levels and a rockin' soundtrack.

    Space Invaders Extreme - $20 everywhere. Fantastic update to the original Space Invaders. Available for the DS and PSP although I've heard the DS version is a little better. This game is about as good as Pac-Man: Championship Edition and that's saying a lot (Pac-Man:CE was probably my favorite game of 2007).


    I don't have a DS or a PSP.

    Also I'm guessing that Breath of Fire Game is on the orginal Playstation and I don't have a memory card for the PS1

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  • DehumanizedDehumanized Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    The BOF mentioned was a PS2 game. I think it's fifth in the series?

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  • DelzhandDelzhand Venitah, Satariel! Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    PS2. And it is to this day one of my favorite JRPGs.

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  • eelektrikeelektrik Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Delzhand wrote: »
    If you can get Planescape: Torment for under $20, I'd like to know where.

    Sadly its becoming really hard to find now, and outside of Gametap I don't know where you'd find it for under $20. I'm so glad I bought my copy when I did a couple years ago, best $2.90 I've ever spent.

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Persona 3 FES is a $30 game, not a $20 game, but it's a roughly 90 hour game plus a roughly 30 hour game on top of that.

    It's the best JRPG of 2007 with even more goodness added, so it's well worth the price.

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  • GyralGyral Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Delzhand wrote: »
    PS2. And it is to this day one of my favorite JRPGs.

    Yeah, Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter is a great RPG.

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  • RainbowDespairRainbowDespair Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Toxin01 wrote: »
    Lots of good suggestions so far. A few more I'd like to add:

    Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter - $8 used at Gamestop. Fantastic JRPG that was mostly overlooked because it was fresh and unique and didn't feel like your standard JRPG.

    Everyday Shooter - $10 on Steam. Great music-oriented shmup that originated on the PS3's download service. Well designed levels and a rockin' soundtrack.

    Space Invaders Extreme - $20 everywhere. Fantastic update to the original Space Invaders. Available for the DS and PSP although I've heard the DS version is a little better. This game is about as good as Pac-Man: Championship Edition and that's saying a lot (Pac-Man:CE was probably my favorite game of 2007).


    I don't have a DS or a PSP.

    Also I'm guessing that Breath of Fire Game is on the orginal Playstation and I don't have a memory card for the PS1

    BoF: Dragon Quarter is a PS2 game.

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  • FremFrem Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Knights of the Old Republic!

    WarCraft III!

    The Sonic Mega Collection Plus!

    A sixth copy of the StarCraft Battle Chest!

    But seriously, you can pretty much google for any "Top Ten" list of PC games over a year or two old, and the majority of the entries on them are at least under $30.

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  • Dr. Phibbs McAtheyDr. Phibbs McAthey Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I cannot recommend Cave Story enough. It's free and japanese, but you can get an-also-free patch to translate it. It reminds me of a Metroidvania meets Faxanadu. But more than that, it's just...Cave Story. It's just incredible. Probably in my Top 10 of the last year or two.

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  • NeadenNeaden Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I would say a sub to gametap would deffinitly be worth it for PST and the Baldur's gate series alone. Civ 4 warlords is also up there along with the metal slug series.

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  • Myself980Myself980 Registered User
    edited July 2008
    Ghost Squad for the Wii is about $20, and is a fun little light shooter. Little short, it depends on many replays. The action challenges are a little annoying though.

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  • ZenitramZenitram Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    First thing that came to my mind was Rome: Total War. The mod community is something special, if you're into the historical/realistic aspect of it.

    Oh and STALKER, but that takes some decent hardware.

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  • CaffeinatedGuyCaffeinatedGuy Registered User
    edited July 2008
    You can get just Portal on Steam for 20 that is definately worth the 20 dollars of course you would probably be better off just buying the orange box.

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  • Fig-DFig-D Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I see people here that loved BOF: Dragon Quarter all the time, but I fucking HATED it. Ryu could talk after being a silent protagonist for four games, but they forgot to give him personality, Nina was silent now fulfilling the silent shy girl with a mysterious past cliche, and Lyn was just sorta... there. I thought the design was terrible and same-y, using the same atmosphere for the entirety of the game that I played (yay underground tunnels!). The gameplay during battles, reliance on items, and music were just fine, but I felt as if the game was encouraging me to restart the game entirely several times so that I could roll over the XP and level properly. It felt more like a dungeon crawler to me than an actual story-driven JRPG. Great if that's what you were expecting or if you like dungeon crawlers, but it wasn't for me.

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  • RainbowDespairRainbowDespair Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Fig-D wrote: »
    I see people here that loved BOF: Dragon Quarter all the time, but I fucking HATED it. Ryu could talk after being a silent protagonist for four games, but they forgot to give him personality, Nina was silent now fulfilling the silent shy girl with a mysterious past cliche, and Lyn was just sorta... there. I thought the design was terrible and same-y, using the same atmosphere for the entirety of the game that I played (yay underground tunnels!). The gameplay during battles, reliance on items, and music were just fine, but I felt as if the game was encouraging me to restart the game entirely several times so that I could roll over the XP and level properly. It felt more like a dungeon crawler to me than an actual story-driven JRPG. Great if that's what you were expecting or if you like dungeon crawlers, but it wasn't for me.

    Yeah, Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter is a pretty polarizing game. Either you love it or you hate it, there are few people who are in the middle. It's doesn't really play like anything else and if you go into it expecting another Breath of Fire 1-4 then you're bound to be disappointed: it's got elements of Strategy/RPGs, dungeon crawlers, and even a little bit of horror games all mixed up with a dark post-apocalyptic/fantasy setting. However, I will say that the game belongs in my top 10 list for best executed stories in a video game and you can play through the entire game without restarting once if you use smart tactics.

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  • KainyKainy Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Fig-D wrote: »
    I see people here that loved BOF: Dragon Quarter all the time, but I fucking HATED it. Ryu could talk after being a silent protagonist for four games, but they forgot to give him personality, Nina was silent now fulfilling the silent shy girl with a mysterious past cliche, and Lyn was just sorta... there. I thought the design was terrible and same-y, using the same atmosphere for the entirety of the game that I played (yay underground tunnels!). The gameplay during battles, reliance on items, and music were just fine, but I felt as if the game was encouraging me to restart the game entirely several times so that I could roll over the XP and level properly. It felt more like a dungeon crawler to me than an actual story-driven JRPG. Great if that's what you were expecting or if you like dungeon crawlers, but it wasn't for me.

    I've said this a few times, but no one listens to me. Usually, I'm shouted down. I really disliked that game.

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  • Fig-DFig-D Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Fig-D wrote: »
    I see people here that loved BOF: Dragon Quarter all the time, but I fucking HATED it. Ryu could talk after being a silent protagonist for four games, but they forgot to give him personality, Nina was silent now fulfilling the silent shy girl with a mysterious past cliche, and Lyn was just sorta... there. I thought the design was terrible and same-y, using the same atmosphere for the entirety of the game that I played (yay underground tunnels!). The gameplay during battles, reliance on items, and music were just fine, but I felt as if the game was encouraging me to restart the game entirely several times so that I could roll over the XP and level properly. It felt more like a dungeon crawler to me than an actual story-driven JRPG. Great if that's what you were expecting or if you like dungeon crawlers, but it wasn't for me.

    Yeah, Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter is a pretty polarizing game. Either you love it or you hate it, there are few people who are in the middle. It's doesn't really play like anything else and if you go into it expecting another Breath of Fire 1-4 then you're bound to be disappointed: it's got elements of Strategy/RPGs, dungeon crawlers, and even a little bit of horror games all mixed up with a dark post-apocalyptic/fantasy setting. However, I will say that the game belongs in my top 10 list for best executed stories in a video game and you can play through the entire game without restarting once if you use smart tactics.

    I'll admit, I was expecting something along the lines of 1-4. I thought III had a really neat if not really abuse-able trainer (master? I forget what it was called) and custom dragon system (well neat idea, few combos were actually viable late in the game). IV had some of the art direction I had seen at the time and the spell combo system. Not to mention that all the previous games were pretty colorful. V... well, I wasn't expecting what I got, and this does color my opinions of it. As far as not restarting when using smart tactics... after a point I just thought it was what the game wanted me to do.

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  • ArrathArrath Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    As crazy as it may sound, if you at all plan on using the 1.13 fan patch for Jagged Alliance 2 I'd suggest buying it from Strategy First's website rather than Steam. The Steam version is a bit older and with some nasty bugs (some introduced by being on steam, even).

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  • Toxin01Toxin01 Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    You can get just Portal on Steam for 20 that is definately worth the 20 dollars of course you would probably be better off just buying the orange box.


    Got it.

    Zenitram wrote: »
    First thing that came to my mind was Rome: Total War. The mod community is something special, if you're into the historical/realistic aspect of it.

    Oh and STALKER, but that takes some decent hardware.


    That too :(.
    Myself980 wrote: »
    Ghost Squad for the Wii is about $20, and is a fun little light shooter. Little short, it depends on many replays. The action challenges are a little annoying though.

    I don't have a Wii, sadly.

    I cannot recommend Cave Story enough. It's free and japanese, but you can get an-also-free patch to translate it. It reminds me of a Metroidvania meets Faxanadu. But more than that, it's just...Cave Story. It's just incredible. Probably in my Top 10 of the last year or two.

    Played and beat.



    I'm taking a trip down to Gamestop today, I'll see what I can find.

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  • freakish lightfreakish light Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    The first Sly Cooper was $6 from my local GameStop, and while it's a little on the kiddy side it has some beautiful hand-drawn animations (when you start a new mission/cutscene), cel-shading, and decent platforming gameplay.

    Mark of Kri for PS2 might be a little hard to find, but if it's there it's probably sub-$20. It's third-person action with wonderful stylized graphics. A good experience to have.

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  • NailbunnyPDNailbunnyPD Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Toxin01 wrote: »
    What was that HL2 mod where you built a fort and then the other team attacked it?

    I might reinstall that, if it's still around.

    Sourceforts

    Its fun amongst friends, not so much in pubs.

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  • Idx86Idx86 Long days and pleasant nights.Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    No God of War love yet?

    Both GoW 1 and 2 are fucking fantastic.

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  • EskimoDaveEskimoDave Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Games on Steam at that pricepoint that you probably wouldn't feel bad about buying:

    Audiosurf ($10)
    Deus Ex: GOTY ($10)
    Unreal Tournament ($10, or UT2k4 for $15)
    Max Payne Bundle (That's MP 1 and 2, for $15)
    Half Life 1 Anthology (HL1, Op4, and Blue Shift, $15)
    Psychonauts ($20, controls might be better if you find the PS2 version)
    Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines ($20)


    You really, really, really should have the orange box, but I guess you could buy some of this:
    HL2 and/or either of the episodes for it (HL2 can be had for $20, HL2: EP1+2 for $20)
    Team Fortress 2 ($20)
    Portal ($20)

    OR just buy the Orange Box which has all those games for cheaper.


    I didn't try to go exhaustive on the list, just a taste of the amazing stuff that can be had off steam. Most of this stuff gets put on sale semi-regularly, too, at savings of up to 50%.

    Pyschonauts is free on Gametap.
    http://www.gametap.com/play/gameDetails/000475950

    EskimoDave on
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