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Best Game You Resisted Buying Because You Were Wrong About It

01-16-2010, 07:50 AM
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Best Game You Resisted Buying Because You Were Wrong About It

My recent example: puzzle quest. I thought the game sounded childish or silly based on the concept, and ignored people talking about it again and again even though I like some RPGs. Tried the light, realized I was wrong, bought the game and really enjoy it.

What are examples of games you resisted buying because of some sort of mistaken idea about the game, only to discover you really enjoy the game?

Currently addicted to Clash Royale
01-16-2010, 07:56 AM
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Canabalt. Couldnt have been more wrong about how much I`m gonna enjoy it.

01-16-2010, 01:15 PM
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Hook Champ. The lite version didn't do it any justice.

Oh yeah and I was also hesitant on Canabalt, but it turned out to be even BETTER than the flash game I originally played on the website.
01-16-2010, 01:18 PM
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I was hesitant about Jet Car Stunts but finally got it because all the great reviews
01-16-2010, 01:21 PM
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I always wondered how Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor was a platformer, it looked more like all you did was trap bugs with a web. That is, until I bought it.

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01-16-2010, 01:38 PM
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Jet Car Stunts, i resisted for like many weeks ...im not usually into car games, but hell, it was great.
01-16-2010, 01:44 PM
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doodle jump.

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01-16-2010, 01:47 PM
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Canabalt
01-16-2010, 01:48 PM
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hmm Id have to say definitely Peggle.. heard so many good things about it but would not spend the money but finaklkly cracked and now I love it.

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01-16-2010, 01:59 PM
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What are examples of games you resisted buying because of some sort of mistaken idea about the game, only to discover you really enjoy the game?
Zen Bound.

I just didn't get it until I got it, and now I love it.

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Canabalt. Couldnt have been more wrong about how much I`m gonna enjoy it.
I had the exact opposite experience. If I could go back in time, I would have saved my money for Mirror's Edge, one of the games that inspired Canabalt. It looks like a lot more fun.