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Old 22-01-2013, 22:35
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Has any forum members bought any? I have bought quite a few arcade games off Xbox live but no on demand ones. This is mainly because I'd sooner have a physical product (disc) than a digital download plus they seem to cost more then the retail product.
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Old 22-01-2013, 22:44
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I've bought loads, I would say between 15-20. My most recent purchase was Burnout Revenge for 15 the other day. It's a reasonably rare game to find in shops and it's never cheap or in good condition. I find some of the game outrageously priced, but the majority are fair and some are even good value. I would rather own the physical product but the benefit of buying the game digitally is not having to switch disks.

The biggest problem I have with the service is disk space, I own a 320gb HDD which is the max size for a street legal 360 but like many other people it's soon filling up and I'm having to use USB sticks (feel greedy for saying that). I think MS either need to extent the 32gb limit to at least 64gb or offer a 500gb HDD at a cheap price since we are so late in the gen.
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Old 22-01-2013, 22:55
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The only one I've bought was Bully. I found the cost quite fair as even though its an old game, it's held it's price in the preowned market so it wasn't that much more expensive. Plus, in my experience, when I've bought preowned 360 games, they've had scratches etc so there's no danger of that happening with a digital copy
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Old 22-01-2013, 23:31
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Bought quite a few, I don't mind paying over the odds for older games because they're still cheaper than when they were new that's how I look at it !

Just bought Fable 2 last night, well pleased with it as well, beautiful looking game.

I wouldn't buy a new game over G.o.D, just not worth it.
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Old 22-01-2013, 23:33
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Yeah, I've bought a couple - Borderlands and Test Drive Unlimited 2. They were actually cheaper on Games on Demand than in my local second-hand games shop! I've had my money's worth out of them so if I lost access to them somehow, I wouldn't be too miffed.
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Old 24-01-2013, 17:26
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I've bought loads, I would say between 15-20. My most recent purchase was Burnout Revenge for 15 the other day. It's a reasonably rare game to find in shops and it's never cheap or in good condition. I find some of the game outrageously priced, but the majority are fair and some are even good value. I would rather own the physical product but the benefit of buying the game digitally is not having to switch disks.

The biggest problem I have with the service is disk space, I own a 320gb HDD which is the max size for a street legal 360 but like many other people it's soon filling up and I'm having to use USB sticks (feel greedy for saying that). I think MS either need to extent the 32gb limit to at least 64gb or offer a 500gb HDD at a cheap price since we are so late in the gen.
Can you name some of them? I was going to buy crash mind over mutant as I had it on disc a few month ago but sold it for a good profit.
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Old 24-01-2013, 17:39
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Can you name some of them? I was going to buy crash mind over mutant as I had it on disc a few month ago but sold it for a good profit.
Name some of the games I've bought? Sure.

Bully
Driver San Francisco
Darksiders
Spec Ops: The Line
DMC HD Colleciton
Burnout Revenge
Crysis
Ghostbusters
GTA San Andreas
Battlefield Bad Company
Darkstar One: Broken Aliance
Resident Evil 4
Resident Evil 5 (Gold ed)
Stuntman Ignition
Midnight Club LA
Shadows of the Damned
Transformers WFC
Halo Reach
COD Black Ops
Dead Rising 2
Skate 2
Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing
Far Cry Evolution
Hitman Blood Money
Left 4 Dead 2
TDU2
Metro 2033

I think that's all of them. Looks like a lot but that's over the years.
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Old 24-01-2013, 17:51
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Was black ops expensive when you bought it?
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Old 24-01-2013, 18:04
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25 which is the max I'll ever spend on a digital game. Most of those are 15.
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Old 25-01-2013, 12:30
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Has any forum members bought any? I have bought quite a few arcade games off Xbox live but no on demand ones. This is mainly because I'd sooner have a physical product (disc) than a digital download plus they seem to cost more then the retail product.
I have and it's either because,

A) I wanted the game right then (never spent more that 25.00 on one though).

or

B) I'm drunk.
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Old 25-01-2013, 15:09
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I haven't bought many on demand games.

Resi Evil 4
Code X
Burn out Paradise


Some of the on demand games cost far to much imo.
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Old 27-01-2013, 19:11
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I have and it's either because,

A) I wanted the game right then (never spent more that 25.00 on one though).

or

B) I'm drunk.
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Old 27-01-2013, 19:53
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Only ever bought one! That was Kameo, Just because it was only 300 (and something) MS points

99% of the games are WAY overpriced to me.
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Old 27-01-2013, 20:19
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ive bought one or two,but only when they have been on offer,my son once bought one full price(without telling me) i could have bought the disc for a lot less
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Old 28-01-2013, 23:01
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I've bought a few

Saints row 2
Borderlands
Star Wars lego
Bolt
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Granted avatar was bought by my son
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Old 29-01-2013, 16:59
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Some pretty awesome deals on GoD today, the most notable is SSX for 8.99. What a bargain that is.
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Old 29-01-2013, 18:09
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SSX caught my eye too, now to find some HD space...
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Old 02-02-2013, 16:36
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Bought ssx. Bargain.
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Old 06-02-2013, 16:42
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Boooooooo!!!!! Missed out on SSX, it's back to 19.99
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Old 06-02-2013, 19:04
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Boooooooo!!!!! Missed out on SSX, it's back to 19.99
Don't worry, you didn't miss out on much. I bought it, played it, gave it a fair chance and then deleted it. Horrible game in pretty much every way possible. Nice one EA.
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Old 06-02-2013, 19:49
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Bully is the only one as the retail version was a lot more expensive. What a great game it was too.

I too prefer a physical copy of a game/dvd/cd etc.
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Old 08-02-2013, 10:14
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My most recent purchase was Burnout Revenge for 15 the other day. It's a reasonably rare game to find in shops and it's never cheap or in good condition.

Suppose you saw it today in a shop in great condition for say a fiver. Would you buy it?
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