Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

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Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby NeoWarrior7 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:34 am

If enough people pre-purchase Bioshock Infinite on Steam, all those people get X-Com for free?

Well, shit, I was going to hold off, but with a deal like that I might HAVE to pre-order.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Mir@k » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:36 am

Sigh expensive games. Always so faaar
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby NeoWarrior7 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:38 am

If I have until March 26th, I can probably take my first or second paycheck and do this, so I just might.
Since I've also wanted X-Com for a while, and Bioshock 1 was mind-blowing good, and 2 was super solid.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Exodis » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:38 am

Well I was gonna pre-order Bioshock Infinite... but in physical form. Not steam!
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Hiryu » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:24 am

Meh, first person games aren't really my thing. Rare exceptions include Borderlands, TF2 and Quake 3.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Hiryu » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:37 pm

Hey Neo, I think GreenMan Gaming is making a better offer with a pre-purchase of Bioshock Infinite.
http://www.greenmangaming.com/bundles/
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby NeoWarrior7 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:16 am

Maybe. Get the original Bioshock from Steam too, and I'd prefer X-Com to any of those, really.

Spec Ops The Line is tempting, though.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Vegedus » Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:04 pm

Already own Xcom, didn't play on buying Infinite at full price. But a cool offer. Xcom is barely a half year old game, I just got done playing it.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Asmodai » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:34 am

Already have Xcom (I can recommend it, its good fun), and I'm not planning on buying Infinite.

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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Yog » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:16 am

NeoWarrior7 wrote:Maybe. Get the original Bioshock from Steam too, and I'd prefer X-Com to any of those, really.

Spec Ops The Line is tempting, though.

BUY SPEC OPS DAMN IT.

SOMEONE OTHER THAN ME AND MILLO MUST PLAY THAT GAME. IT'S SO GOOD.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Vegedus » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:24 am

So I hear. I'll buy it the next time it's on sale, promise.









... Huh, I actually already own it. Steam sales, what can you do.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Hiryu » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:34 am

I don't even know what it's about.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Vegedus » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:58 am

It's a shooter which is a deconstruction of shooters, or something. You know, kinda like Bioshock is a deconstruction of linear games. The standout thing about it is supposed to be the plot.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Asmodai » Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:41 pm

Spec Ops the Line is what appears to be your run-of-the-mill third person shooter. And it is, but it has such fantastic character development, that the average shooting is completely blown away. It actually had some moment where I was truly going "Well... Shit, now I feel bad"

I think this might be the first shooter that actually makes war look nasty, and for that I applaud it.
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Re: Pre-purchase Bioshock, maybe get X-Com

Postby Yog » Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:12 am

They summed it up pretty accurately.

It's a game that'll stay with you for a very long time. One where the strength is it's story, not gameplay.

And it makes fun of a bunch of other things, too. Moral choices, the concept of the heroic protagonist, and minigames in shooters.

Trust me, when you get to a certain scene, you'll be hooked in for the rest of the game.
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