How much do you spend on games every year?

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How much do you spend on games every year?

  1. 500+

    15 vote(s)
    21.4%
  2. 301-400

    4 vote(s)
    5.7%
  3. 201-300

    10 vote(s)
    14.3%
  4. 101-200

    16 vote(s)
    22.9%
  5. 1-100

    17 vote(s)
    24.3%
  6. nothing

    8 vote(s)
    11.4%
  1. HardwareHeaven

    HardwareHeaven Administrator Staff Member

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  2. Sandok

    Sandok New Member

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    I surely spend more than 500 CHF a year... Damn that's a lot of money :rofl:
     
  3. craig5320

    craig5320 Well-Known Member

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    I spent over £600 in the last year, and if the 360 titles keep coming, it looks like i'll be spending the same again this year lol
     
  4. DudeBoyz

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    I voted $101-$200

    I used to spend more - a lot more - cause I'd buy into the hype and think the game would be "all that". But since I got broadband (DSL), I can download all those huge demos and try them out first. In about 3 out of 5 cases, maybe 4 out of 5, I play through the demo and realize I don't actually like the game enough to buy it, or if I do like it a little, I don't touch the title until it drops below $30, preferably below $20.

    Even though DSL costs me $30 a month for 1.5/384k, it may actually save me that or more in game purchases because I can download and play the demos.

    I could not imagine doing that with Dial-Up.
     
  5. niceguyrichy

    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    all of our games we buy "for the kids" *ahem*
    only games that are actually mine proper are a few ps2 titles and CS:S i think.

    but if you count all the games we buy for the house as a whole, it way, way exceeds £500 easy. which is actually a little bit scary.
     
  6. Zelig

    Zelig Well-Known Member

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    I voted for $101-200 CAD.

    Games purchased in the last year:
    UT2K4: $10
    Far Cry: $10
    C&C: The First Decade: $40
    Deus Ex: The Invisible War: $2
    Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines: $30
    Civilization Chronicles: $70
    Civilization IV: Warlords: $30

    That puts me at $192, which is more than I usually spend in a year on games. Usually I cap my game purchases at $30 for games I really like, but the Civilization and C&C packs both included every game of their respective series.
     
  7. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    well.... after going through my list of games.. over the course of 1997ish right up to current day, i've only enough to fill a small bag...

    and in the last year, i've only purchased.....apparently only 2 games.... both of them 39.99 each.
     
  8. Lowfat

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    Shoot i was thinking for PC games only. So i voted 101-200. But i spent a good $200 on GC games last year too.
     
  9. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    I was refering to alll the games.... the bag includes GC/DS/PC games...
     
  10. Vikingod

    Vikingod Int'l Fish Liaison

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    well, after WoW, and a few other games, probably somewhere around $350.00 US. Also pick a few things up for the kids now and then, so that is included in the calculation. If I ever end up getting and Xbox, I'm sure that figure will be more.
     
  11. DudeBoyz

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    I pretty much stick to Greatest Hits titles for my Playstation 2. $19.99 per title. I'm patient and like to wait for the deal.
     
  12. >GSXR<mrbusa

    >GSXR<mrbusa MY BIKE vvv

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    Up until 2006 I was spending well over 500.00 a year on games and they were cheaper a few years back.
    In 2006 I spent half that and do not play any of them very much. The quality PC games are far and few between, at least with my type of game. I know there was some pretty good RPG's, I just don't play them. I have found more free games that I like this year than retail big budget games. In 07 I plan on buying UT3, Stalker, ETQW, MOH:Airborne, TDU. TDU is not set in stone unless they get the online portion of the game running better. I kinda like the Infernal demo to so hopefully the game is just as good. There are a few others that I would like if they actually do come out this year.
     
  13. SFOSOK

    SFOSOK 939 Goin Strong

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    So does this count the HDTV, computer upgrade, and all the nice little stuff needed to actually run the damn thing?
     
  14. EcPercy

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    The last game I bought was WoW : TBC. I am not planning on getting any more games this year.

    That put me in the 101-200 category.
     
  15. Teme

    Teme Super Moderator

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    Around 50 to 100 € last year...
     
  16. zaim

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    honestly.... $0.

    only game i've ever bought, was HL2. I usually get my games by other means necessary
     
  17. Dark Lord

    Dark Lord Well-Known Member

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    im in the 100-200 bracket, but ive cut that down alot too. i bought a ton of games when i got computer a couple of years ago (had about 5 years of computer games to catch up on) but now i dont buy much at all.

    last year i picked up all of 5 games between GC, PS2, and PC.
    HL2 EP1 - 19.99
    Final Fantasy XII Collectors edition 55.99
    Dark Crusade - 29.99
    Prey - 49.99
    Oblivion - 49.99
     
  18. CDsDontBurn

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    lol, all the games i got last year, i got for free :p. no, not like that guys :lol:. Some came in packaged in the hardware purchased bundled for free, or i got them as a b-day or x-mas present. The only game i did buy was Guild Wars for my sister for her x-mas present.

    So, i'm in the 1-100 category :)

    and that is worthy of a sig :)
     
  19. OmegaRED

    OmegaRED Relapsed Gamer

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    Ditto, last two games I bought were Battlefield 2 and Chaos Theory.
     
  20. Guyver2K5

    Guyver2K5 Don't make me hungry.

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    hmmmm last game i bought was enter the matrix pc lol...

    0$:evil:
     

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