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Shack PSA: Weekend PC Deals on All Serious Sam, Garry's Mod and More

A new weekend means a new round of deals and discounts on digitally-distributed PC games, which we have perused, parsed and presented for your purchasing pleasure.

Top treats this weekend include the weird and wonderful Source Engine sandbox Garry's Mod for $4.99, reduced to celebrate its Mac launch, as well as bargains on all things Serious Sam and a bargain $6 bundle of the X-COM series.

From The Chatty

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    September 24, 2010 12:53 PM

    Kinda sucks that I payed near $40 for both Serious Sam HD1-2 when I could have waited and got not only those 2 but the classic versions for 10 bucks. If you don't have the games yet don't hesitate, your getting them a a bargain considering GOG.com is selling the classics for 10 bucks each.

    Fuck early adopter syndrome.

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      September 24, 2010 2:11 PM

      And if you did, and bought them today, would you say the same thing if they're 5 bucks at the christmas sale?

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        September 24, 2010 2:38 PM

        Well, there is a bit of a difference between $30 and $5. But I imagine it's the classic games being included that really stings. The [i]onl/i] way to get them (on steam -- they were on sale on Direct2Drive for $1 each last weekend) is to do exactly what PinkyImp did, except he doesn't get them because he was enough of a fan to pay the full price a few months ago.

        What's crazy about it is that the only appeal I can see in owning the classic versions is for a true fan, who are the people most likely to get screwed by this. Maybe it's an attempt to get them to all rebuy the HD versions again (the gold edition is one of the few bundles on steam that lets you gift duplicate copies).

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          September 24, 2010 10:28 PM

          It sucks when it's harder to see your point because you failed once at shacktags

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      September 27, 2010 9:31 AM

      Yeah, the graphics are significantly better in the HD version. Still looks dated to me, but thats not really the point.If you have bros that will play it with you its defiantly worth the 7 and change bones..