I don’t know why this is. Do I just own all the games Steam commonly puts up on these major sales? Maybe, I do have a lot of games, and Valve tends to recycle the games that come up on sale a lot it seems. Besides that however, I do see many games come up I do not own, and at very good prices. However, unlike years past I am not opening my wallet to remember the CVC number on my debit card on a near constant basis. I actually just checked my Steam history. The only two purchases I have made for this entire thing thus far has been Spelunky, and the soundtrack for Transistor, which I just bought. So really I have spent about seven dollars on the Steam Sale (I actually only paid 3.80 for the Transistor soundtrack due to me selling my spare Steam cards on the Marketplace), which is a paltry amount compared to seasonal sales past. So why am I not opening the wallet up, ready to fork piles of money over to Gabe’s waiting maw? I think the answer is that I have finally reached something of a critical mass when it comes to what I am allowing myself to purchase and own. Continue Reading
Like shooting things? Like RPG elements in your games?! I see you salivating friend. Like the company that made Duke Nukem Forever?! No? Well that’s understandable, but stay with me. Until 1pm Monday EST, Borderlands 2 is totally free on Steam! You can go off shooting…well a lot of things. This game involves a lot of guns. It’s kind of the point. So go try it if you have the time! If you like it, and Steam is certainly hoping you will, you can get the game pretty damn cheap. The base game is 50% off, coming in at $9.99 for the weekend, and the Game of the Year Edition can be had for the low low price of $19.99. Experience the savings! You know, if you want. And remember, these deals last until 1pm EST Monday, Feb 10 2014.
Source: Borderlands 2 Steam Page