Bang for your Buck.

I've had this idea for a few months now, and its reviewing games, by giving them a score out
of their retail price. We're in a recession, people can't buy as many games, so clearly, we
need to have some idea of where to spend our hard earned cash in terms of games.

For example, a game such as Call of Duty 4, which retailed for 60$ initially, would probably
score at 60$, because it is worth every penny thanks to the variety of fun missions in the
single player, along with the insanely good multiplayer that kept me playing for 8 months.
However, a game such as Ninja Gaiden 2, for example, would score around th 45$ mark,
because despite its fun gameplay, its bloody hard, and lasts about as long as your patience.
Gamers can prioritize their purchases, based on their tastes and their income.

The main issue is the biased nature of any review. Some people don't like Rpg's, others
hate Shooters, but most people can see that "Oh, this game would be fun if I liked the
genre, and I can tell it's really deep, or it's really long and involving." Those are some of the
qualities that can make a game really worth the money.

I'm going to refine this idea, and perhaps post a review of the indie game "Cortex Command"
using this untested (to my knowledge) method.

At least I can't rate it a 7.
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About Caelas Powdery Cheese Shadowfootone of us since 12:58 AM on 05.28.2009

I am a 360/Pc gamer, and I play Shooters, Rts's, Action Rpg's, and the occasional sport or racing game. Despite these narrow tastes, I'm willing to try any sort of game, as long as I can enjoy it or appreciate it. And the Ps3 is a great console as well, I just can't afford it.

Top 15 Games: (In no particular order)

Fallout 2
Fallout 3
The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion
Company of Heroes
Medieval II: Total War
Call of Duty 4
Black and White 2
Age of Empires 2
Dawn of War
Dawn of War 2
Assassin's Creed
Shadow of the Colossus
Jedi Knight Academy

I'm an avid writer and reader, and I aspire to work for the (British) Government one day, and perhaps knock some sense into the twats. Please comment on my posts, I enjoy writing truthful, recognizable, dry humor laden material.

My proper Pc Specs: (They're well proper 'n that)

Gateway FX 6800-1
Radeon 4850, 512mb
Intel Core i7 920 2.8 Ghz
3 Gigs of DDR3 RAM (god knows what brand)
Windows Vista Home Premium (WHY WON'T FALLOUT 1's BLOOD WORK!!??)
LG 22" Widescreen Monitor

That's all the interesting stuff, please add me as a friend on Steam, I'm Caelas. Oh, and Twitter if you like.
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