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Serious lack of good PC games out there

Discussion in 'PC Games' started by Rainwarning, 23 Jan 2006.

  1. Rainwarning

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    I've played just about everything there is at the moment. Can anyone recommend a good game that weren't hyped all that much and slipped under the radar? I've played last year

    Farcry
    NFS most wanted
    FEAR
    COD2
    Quake 4
    All the moh games
    Starship troopers
    AOE3
    SWAt 4
    riddick
    hl2
    serious sam 2

    damn, Just realised this is pretty much every decent game realised last year.

    Any other i missed? I mainly enjoy FPS's like a good boy should.
     
  2. fullfat

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 20 Jul 2005

    Posts: 1,653

    Location: Nottingham

    get battlefield 2 and you wont look at any other games again, not currently available anyways.
    ive tried going back to other games i used to play but its just not the same now this if out. and you owe it to yourself to play the greatest fps online titla available imho.
     
  3. ScarySquirrel

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    Joined: 13 Jan 2004

    Posts: 23,548

    Location: South East

    Yeah BF2 is definately worth a good 2-3 months. i still play it occasionally but wore it out quickly after playing it every night and about 4 clan matches a week
     
  4. MNuTz

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    Location: Market Drayton, Salop

    buy yourself Uplink if you havent played it, its from several years ago now but is an amazing game and it'll keep you busy :D
     
  5. HangTime

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    Joined: 25 Oct 2002

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    Location: Hampshire

    From the past couple of years:

    KOTOR
    KOTOR 2
    CoD
    CoD: UO
    Dawn of War
    DoW: Winter Assault
    Tribes: Vengeance
    Doom 3
    NFS:U
    NFS:U2
    Deus Ex: IW
    Civ4
     
  6. Pigeon_Killer

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    I don't know how long ago it was released but I thought Freedom Fighters was a very good game that didn't get as much recognition as it deserved.
     
  7. Metalface Mark

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    Location: Paisley

    Freedom fighters was great, you can get it on budget now, dosent last too long but looked great at the time.
     
  8. BigRoger

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    Joined: 28 Dec 2005

    Posts: 461

    Location: Stoke

    World of Warcraft
    Fahrenheit
    Guild Wars
    Battlefield 2
    GT Legends
     
  9. radio91

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    What are all these abrevioations?

    KOTOR
    KOTOR 2
    CoD
    CoD: UO

    NFS:U
    NFS:U2
     
  10. Street

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    Joined: 17 Jan 2005

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    Location: Liverpool

    You put that down as a decent game??! Eeeek...

    I thought it was rubbish as soon as I started to play it... uninstalled it after 10 long boring mins of gameplay!
     
  11. Rainwarning

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    Knights of the old republic
    Knights of the old republic 2

    Call of Duty
    Call of duty United offence

    need for speed underground
    nfs speed underground 2

    btw. I might give battlefield 2 a try. bought it but didn't run too well on my pc since my 9800 pro was ageing badly. got the x850xt pe with 2 gig ram to play with. will try that tonight
     
  12. LoadsaMoney

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    x850 XT PE will run it fine, played it on my old x800 XT PE 1280x1024 maxed with no probs at all. :D
     
  13. Rainwarning

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    what did i put down as a decent game?

    quake 4, aoe3, starship troopers and a few others only lived about 30 mins on my computer. Infact quake4 didn't make it past 20 meters of running. I was so digusted in the graphics that I uninstalled after litterally 30 seconds
     
  14. Rainwarning

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    to be honest, the only 4 games I can recommend is COD2, FEAR, Farcry and Swat 4. With only Swat 4 having any replay value. Looking forward to the expansion pack.
     
  15. Robert

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    Battle for Middle Earth 2 is UBER. Just got the beta and man it's superb.
     
  16. Street

    Sgarrista

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    Location: Liverpool


    Starship troopers i was on about... I thought it was shockingly bad!
     
  17. GordyR

    Soldato

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    Location: Essex

    Fahrenheit... Buy it now.
     
  18. Street

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 17 Jan 2005

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    Location: Liverpool

    Ive had Fahrenheit sat in my desk drawer for a few months, borrowed it off a mate, but never got round to playing it!

    As im now unemployed, it might give me something to do during the day, so ill have to install it:)
     
  19. Lagmeister

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    Joined: 17 Nov 2005

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    These are a little old and you might not be able to get them easily, but Giants: citizen kabuto (TIMMMMMMMYYYYYYYYY!), Sacrifice, maybe startopia and some Fallout. All older games mind you, so dont expect them to win a beauty contest but their gameplay was great
     
  20. Stellios

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    All i can say is get Battlefield 2, its hours of enjoyment as long as your not getting bombarded by artillery all the time.