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My Steam Library Makes Me Crazy

Games and Gaming

We’re deep in the midst of yet another Steam sale. This time, I thought it a near certainty that Valve would have nothing to offer that I don’t already have. For what must make for a dozen-sale-long streak, I was wrong — so very, very wrong.

During the routine task of checking my email on my phone, I got an email letting me know that a game on my Steam wishlist was on sale. Given the sheer number of games in my Steam library that I’ve never so much as installed, I have no idea why I have a wishlist. Nevertheless, the deal — 75% off of Orcs Must Die 2 — was almost too much to resist.

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Steam Deals – 30th June 2010

Games and Gaming

Steam Deals – 30th June 2010

Today, I recommend:
Mass Effect 2 – brilliant RPG with guns; a big step on from the first one with a lot of the cruft cut out and great graphics and a solid character driven story. Not a great discount, but still worth it.

Torchlight – Diablo, with updated cartoony graphics. It’s virtually identical, even down to the music. At this price? Buy buy buy. Just as much fun as the original, but much, much better looking. But get a yank to gift it to you if you’re a Brit.

FlatOut UC – fun little arcade smash-em-up racer, but getting a bit long in the tooth now. Still, for $2? Worth a punt if you can find some friends to play it with.

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