Q: where you get your PC games??

Posted by blamix99 (2538 posts) 10 months, 20 days ago

Poll: Q: where you get your PC games?? (41 votes)

Gamestop/Game/Gamestation 7%
Steam 73%
Amazon 2%
Ebay 0%
thepiratebay/kickass.to LOL 10%
other 7%

i only got a few games on my PC, most of them are FPS and classic rpg's using emulators. which site or retail you guys get yours?

#1 Posted by Basinboy (11357 posts) -

Steam, GreenManGaming, Amazon, Get Games, Humble Bundle, GOG

#2 Edited by Ballroompirate (23592 posts) -

Mostly Steam, I've only bought 1 game from GMG, if Blizzard releases a game I usually buy a hard copy from a store like Walmart or Gamestop.

#3 Posted by BranKetra (49387 posts) -

Usually, I buy PC games on Steam. Other than that, humble indie bundles. The most recent PC disc game I got was Skyrim from GameStop around October last year.

#4 Posted by lostrib (41249 posts) -

Steam/Amazon/GMG for the most part

All DD

#5 Edited by MaddenBowler10 (8842 posts) -

Steam and I have a few from Origin(BF3, Dead Space).

#6 Posted by remiks00 (2328 posts) -

Steam, Greenmangaming, amazon.

#7 Edited by Effec_Tor (395 posts) -

Steam, Amazon and Origin

#8 Posted by BattleSpectre (6695 posts) -

Steam, JB Hi Fi & EB games.

#9 Posted by PurpleMan5000 (7758 posts) -

Steam, Amazon, Green man Gaming, Humble Bundle, Origin, and GOG. They all have their own sales, and I almost never buy games that aren't at least 50% off.

#10 Edited by kitty (114949 posts) -

Steam only for me

#11 Posted by airshocker (30715 posts) -

Mostly Steam.

#12 Posted by Grey_Eyed_Elf (4069 posts) -

In order of what I use most to buy PC games...

  1. Steam
  2. GMG
  3. Amazon
  4. Origin... When I am forced to.

#13 Posted by finalstar2007 (25696 posts) -

I only own like a few games that i got from steam ( gifted to me ) and counter strike which i got using the 5th option just playing with bots.

#14 Posted by johnd13 (7995 posts) -

When I want a physical copy I go to one of the local stores(we don't have Gamestop or other US fancy ones here). Otherwise, I use steam, mostly I wait for price drops and then get amazing games extremely cheap.

#15 Edited by adamosmaki (9764 posts) -

Mostly Steam, greenmangaming , gamersgate and Gog

From time to time for origin,uplay and getgames as well

I also got a few games from sites that sell cd-keys ( though with the discounts of the aforementioned sites i see little reason besides buying new games to use cd-keys sites )

#16 Edited by Cloud_imperium (5348 posts) -

Steam and GOG . Classic games had never been so easy to get , thanks to GOG . Right now I'm playing Thief trilogy , downloaded it through GOG , comes with patches and everything which makes it compatible with latest PC hardware and enables 1080p resolution + enhanced sound effects .

#17 Posted by IgGy621985 (4897 posts) -

Steam, Kinguin, Amazon, GMG. For boxed games, Zavvi, if you're from EU that is.

#18 Posted by osan0 (12916 posts) -

im old fashioned. I still buy PC games on disc when possible. it helps keep my internet usage down. many of those discs are just steam archives though...i still need to register the game on steam....which is grand.

if its not available at the shops though then usually steam.

#19 Posted by gameofthering (10427 posts) -

Steam & GoG

#20 Edited by clyde46 (47268 posts) -


#21 Posted by illmatic87 (15422 posts) -


Steam, GMG, Humble store (My new favourite), Independent online retailers, Online key vendors, direct from website and sometimes GoG.

#22 Edited by jun_aka_pekto (17012 posts) -

The majority have been retail even though they require Steam or some other client.

#23 Posted by R4gn4r0k (17445 posts) -

@illmatic87 said:


Steam, GMG, Humble store (My new favourite), Independent online retailers, Online key vendors, direct from website and sometimes GoG.

This. Everywhere. Any place that I can find it cheapest.

This can be on Steam (only on sale though, otherwise steam is quite expensive), Greenmangaming, Humble Bundle or local stores.

#24 Edited by intotheminx (860 posts) -

Steam. I usually wait for the summer sale and go nuts. $50 can get you a lot of games if you do it right.

#25 Edited by speedfreak48t5p (9059 posts) -


#26 Posted by LustForSoul (5905 posts) -

Kinguin always has the best prices

#27 Edited by wolverine4262 (20070 posts) -

cdkeyprices.com, cheapshark, greenmangaming, humble store, steam.

#28 Edited by XboxDone74 (2116 posts) -

Aren't most pc games pirated? :-/

#29 Posted by B4X (5660 posts) -

Other: I go for the best deals. So all of the above, should be a possible choice?

#30 Edited by bobbetybob (19297 posts) -

GreenManGaming most of the time, although I'll pick them up from ShopTo/Game/Amazon if the retail copy is considerably cheaper than I can get the download for (for example, I'm getting a boxed copy of Wolfenstein for £21).

#31 Posted by melonfarmerz (1270 posts) -

"PC gaming sucks because piracy", yet not a single person here said they pirate. If you pirate, you're actually just a huge scumbag. Having financial issues isn't an excuse to steal.

For me, it's Steam, GMG, and GOG. GOG is a godsend for old games.

#32 Edited by lundy86_4 (44027 posts) -

Usually on Steam.

#33 Posted by toughtrasher (253 posts) -

Steam, humble bundle. Love those sales man

#34 Edited by Gaming-Planet (14171 posts) -

Steam, Amazon, Greenmangaming, Humble Bundle.