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17 Games we could never get rid of

Darryl Linington from ITF Gaming writes: Nowadays gamers tend to trade-in their video games quite often, some even trade-in a title a day or two later after purchasing it. While this is normal for those games that ultimately suck, there are always those golden gems that will forever hold a place in our collections.

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yeah0kchief1354d ago SpamShowReplies(6)
JimmyDanger1354d ago

I've never traded a game in, but had plenty of games I've loaned to friends that have never returned ( 1993 - a fair chunk of my Sega Megadrive collection), and games w flatmate loaned to PEOPLE I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW ( 1996 - most of my PSX collection).

The soul still burns!

I've been gaming near 30 years, and even some of those games I didn't love so much, I still wouldn't mind playing now. It's not worth the five or ten bucks trade in, when that "10 years ago" nostalgia kicks in!

guitarded771354d ago

No joke... I quit loaning out games to friends. Still trying to get Forza 4 back from my nephew, and my dumbass brother-in-law "lost" my Zelda OoT cart.

DEZn00ts1354d ago

Damn, im replaying Oot on my Tab2 right now. Just beat water temple and got fire arrow lol.

GTRrocker6661353d ago (Edited 1353d ago )

I am the same way. I tell people I dont loan games or quickly change the subject when they ask. A good line I use when they seem persistant to borrow it is "this game is so good you need to buy it. You need to own it. Support the developers...blah blah". Works like a charm.

ITFGaming1354d ago

I received Mortal Kombat; however loaned it to a mate on launch day... let's just say I never saw it again after that.

TheFreak1354d ago

I know what you mean. This gen I have lost kz3, heavy rain, assassins creed 2, metal gear solid 4 and resistance 2 because I loaned them to a friend.

He loaned them to some of his friends and they have lost/sold them or whatever. I don't want to ask him to pay me money for the copies because he is my friend and I don't want to be a jerk lol.

It kinda pisses me of though.

8bitHero1354d ago

if anything your friend is a jerk. its his/her responsibility that you got your game back. he should pay you back. it doesnt make you a jerk, if anything it makes you a push over if you dont tell him to pay you back

GTRrocker6661353d ago (Edited 1353d ago )

I would stop being friends with someone that does that. Although i have removd people from my life for much less. I once dumpd a girl for wearing her nasty lazy day sweatpants when i went over to her house to hangout with her. So i am a pretty cold person anyways.

jon12341354d ago

i too never get rid of my games... i went to best buy to buy a game, and i only go there since i hate gamestop so much.... but now best buy employees are forced to ask you if you want to trade in your games... i had to tell the guy, LOOK! I DONT SELL ANY OF MY GAMES!!! that shut him up :)

WeAreLegion1354d ago

So, they could get rid of inFamous 1/2, but not Prototype 1/2? Not sure if they thought this one through.

urwifeminder1354d ago

I get rid of most games i only keep very rare games discontinued titles,i trade the majority at the start of each gen.

DEZn00ts1354d ago

Better get Eternal Darkness.

theEx1Le1354d ago

Also too human for that matter.

BigStef711354d ago

and Xmen Destiny as well

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