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    UGH SO MUCH GAMES. NOT ENOUGH GIL.

    FFXV was the last game I purchased (at launch) and I can't afford anything now until next month. Luckily for me I managed to nab Lost Odyssey for free on the Xbox One store - I'm glad I've finally got the chance to play this!

    I'll be trading / selling some games in for Horizon: Zero Dawn next month, as I need to play that game. Resident Evil 7 and Gravity Rush 2 will have to wait, as will Nier: Automata which releases about a week after Horizon. Then there's the first FFXV Episode DLC releasing at the end of March which I want to play before them.

    To be honest I doubt I'll get around to playing most of these new games for a good few months.
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    i haven't bought anything for myself new since humble bundle became a thing

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    Quote Originally Posted by krissy View Post
    i haven't bought anything for myself new since humble bundle became a thing
    I've heard mention of Humble Bundle before, but I've never actually looked it up to see what it was until now. I don't have a PC anyway, and it looks to only offer $ currency? So I assume it's not available in the UK.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pudgy bird View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by krissy View Post
    i haven't bought anything for myself new since humble bundle became a thing
    I've heard mention of Humble Bundle before, but I've never actually looked it up to see what it was until now. I don't have a PC anyway, and it looks to only offer $ currency? So I assume it's not available in the UK.
    It's available. It all just converts nice and easily. I got the Bandai-Namco bundle the other day for Project Cars (and I got one of the not-so-great Tales Of games, Zestiria, as a bonus).

    As for your other quandry... just float around the world and collect precious gems. Then just trade the gems in for Gravity Rush 2, Easy peasy

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    It's always a good idea to check websites like craigslist or kijiji. I managed to pick up RE7 for $55 CAD used (where it would normally cost $90).

    Alternatively, just wait a few months after the game's release. You can usually get it for $20-30 off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pudgy bird View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by krissy View Post
    i haven't bought anything for myself new since humble bundle became a thing
    I've heard mention of Humble Bundle before, but I've never actually looked it up to see what it was until now. I don't have a PC anyway, and it looks to only offer $ currency? So I assume it's not available in the UK.
    There's some Mobile Bundle Humble Bundles but yeah they're for PC. You pay what you want for what you get. Of course they have tiers like if you spend $7 or more you get more stuff. But it's still usually never about $10ish.

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    If ever I get a PC (not in the near future) I'll keep humble bundle in mind. I'm definitely getting Horizon but after that maybe I'll crack out the PS3 and play some things that I missed last gen like the first Nier and the DLC for GTA IV. I'll find a copy of the game cheap enough. For now though I'm 12 hours in to Lost Odyssey and I'm enjoying it so much that with Horizon coming out soon I won't have time for anything else anyway.
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    Oh, also you should probably add Tales of Berseria to your list and bump it above pretty much everything else

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fox View Post
    Oh, also you should probably add Tales of Berseria to your list and bump it above pretty much everything else
    The demo didn't grip me, to be honest :/ also I never got around to completing either of the two previous Tales of games that I started (Graces f and Xillia).
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    You can save a lot of money by constantly being 6-10 months behind, and you'll still have a constant stream of "new" (to you) games to play. Find an older game you've wanted to play and soak a lot of time into that while waiting for new games to fall in price.

    Personally, my problem is the opposite. I have way to many games and not enough time to play them all.

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