Published on 6th September 2011 by
Originally Posted by OmnituensAs I have already posted in the Gaming forum - Avoid. the state it is in its not even worth £2.30, never mind 10x that price. I feel totally ripped off and I wish I could get my money back.
Originally Posted by SpeedQuote:Originally Posted by OmnituensAs I have already posted in the Gaming forum - Avoid. the state it is in its not even worth £2.30, never mind 10x that price. I feel totally ripped off and I wish I could get my money back.
Yup, this is why I didn't buy it and why I'm always cautious buying games that register themselves to accounts, be it Steam, EA or what ever. The only time I ever throw caution to the wind is the Steam sales as the prices are so low.
If I buy a digital or retail title that ties itself to an account, find it awful then I can't get a refund. If it was anything else, you wouldn't have a problem under the SOGA or DSRs. We have some of the best consumer law in the world, yet we can't get a refund for anything digital tied to an account. Sure I see the reasoning, piracy etc but if there was a proper system in place that you could get a refund and the title be removed from my Steam/EA etc account I'd be all for it. Brink is one of those titles I paid a fair bit for, found awful and was stuck with.
Just seems silly in this day and age. :|
Originally Posted by Denis_iiiQuote:Originally Posted by OmnituensAs I have already posted in the Gaming forum - Avoid. the state it is in its not even worth £2.30, never mind 10x that price. I feel totally ripped off and I wish I could get my money back.
That sucks :/ what made you decide to purchase it prior to reviews?
Originally Posted by Denis_iiiHow do you go about confirming if a game registers to an account or not be it online purchase or physical media? I am definately going to do this in furture prior to every purchase so any pointers would be much appreciated.
I had a look at Dust on Steam when I heard about all the refunds by Steam due to ubisoft applying always online DRM which it supposedly shouldn't of had but couldn't find mention of this on the Steam store page.
Originally Posted by GlixWhilst it's what I wanted from Steam, the ability to disassociate a key from your account, it is also a massive security risk. Imagine someone logging into your account and selling off all your games. They profit regardless if the Steam account is restored.
However for boxed copies this wouldn't be an issue if the key was never shown in the account and since you have the physical copy all would be well.
Originally Posted by TsungNow it looks like the reviews have justified the caution and this game is not worth it. The developers / publishers were greedy, if they had put it on steam for £7, they would of sold loads before the reviews and made a killing. Oh well, just wait for EA to steal the time idea and stick it in C&C:TimeWars :p
Originally Posted by paisa666Meh... I say the mechanics of the game looks like a real novelty, so damn it im gonna get it...
BTW... this guy seems to having some good fun: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96HpdrTljAk
and that's just one of many videos of gameplay from him... yeh, im getting it
Originally Posted by PricesterOnce again, flabbergasted by the Bit-Gamer scoring system... Pirates of the Black Cove - with not one single positive comment in the review - got 60%... Achron, which at least manages to deliver a new concept to the field of RTS, gets a measly 35%...
Originally Posted by OmnituensUpdate: Steam have agreed to give me a refund as a one-off gesture of goodwill!
Originally Posted by Speed Brink is one of those titles I paid a fair bit for, found awful and was stuck with.
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