Topic: Do you buy games at releaseday?

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It depends

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Rarely. Only two of the games I got last year actually came out that year and I didn't get them on launch day. The only game coming out this year that I intend on getting on launch day (or maybe the day after) is Animal Crossing: New Leaf. I might have got Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor: Overclocked on launch day if I had a 3DS at the time but even if I hadn't lost my first 3DS a few months before, I might have waited for my birthday due to how close it was to SMT: DSO's release date.


if i dont buy a game on release its very rare that i go and buy it later. so most of my games are day 1s.



Only Ocarina of Time 3D, which I had pre-ordered.

When I had a Job, I'd at least try to buy a game the month it came out, but now with my more limited spending budget, I have to make use of deals (usually on older releases).

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The only two games I've gotten on release day are Skyward Sword and Portal 2. I almost never buy games at full price since I can usually get older ones for much cheaper.

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Only Japanese games from smaller publishers. I pre-order games like Rune Factory 4, Project X Zone, SMT IV, Etrian Odyssey IV, etc. (wow, a lot of 4s this year...). I don't bother with first-party Nintendo games because those will sell well regardless, and there usually isn't a pre-order bonus for those.

One thing I really like about handheld games is that they're relatively free of the crippling bugs that often seem to affect PC or home console games on release.

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Superstorm Nemo didn't stop me from getting Fire Emblem Awakening (along with that cool art book)

But yeah, if I've been waiting for this game for a long time, then I usually get it. (I review stuff here, check it out : P )

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Only for games I'm dying over. But that happens a lot!!

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Only really really awesome games, like Injustice: Gods Among Us
That, Goldeneye Wii, and SSB Brawl are the only ones I have ever bought day 1.
So that shows you how awesome those games are!

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I usually say to myself "Nah, you don't need them at release day."
...Then I usually end up caving a couple days before.

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At the moment, it's a rare thing for me to buy a game on release day, simply down to funds. However, one exception my wife and I are making is for Animal Crossing. Her as a physical copy and me as a download version.

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i limited myself to one game a month so yes I do get some of them on release day. Except for Fire Emblem Awakening. I have Pokemon X & Y, DKCR 3D, Project X Zone, SMT IV and the Animal Crossing bundle on pre-order.

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Normally within it's first week of release.

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Nope. I usually get games for a special occasion like my birthday, Valentines, Easter or Christmas. Or if I beg Mum.

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