Borderlands GOTY only $5 Onlive

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  1. Vanth88
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    I figured I'd let everyone know that for today only Onlive is having a special deal, Borderlands GOTY for ONLY $5.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1wY-9Ruy_U[/youtube]

    If you haven't heard of Onlive then its like Steam but you stream the games through the internet instead of downloading them and it works surprisingly well. Spectator mode alone is worth creating an account and checking out the service. Click here to read up more on the service. Truthfully I was stunned when It only took about a second to load up Borderlands and I was already playing the game. Others like Bioshock and such take about 2-3 seconds but for some reason this game loaded up really fast. If you wanna test out Borderlands you can because you can play the full game for 30 mins so you can try before you buy.

    Anyways! 5 dollars is really cheap for a great game like this so I actually bought it. Not sure if anyone else is interested but I figured "why not post it?"
     
  2. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    Got it yesterday. Nice deal.

    EDIT: Posting things while still being sleepy isn't a good idea. I did re-read the thread at least two times and I'm pretty sure it said Steam on it [​IMG]
     
  3. machomuu

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    I might, or I could just pirate it and delete it when the second one comes out.
     
  4. Nujui

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    Dreamland.
    If only I had 5 dollars.
     
  5. tijntje_7

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    It's also available on steam for 7.50
     
  6. Vanth88
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    I actually bought it for onlive because my computer can't handle Borderlands(old computer). That's what really blew me away because I thought there's no way my computer could play this game and it did with no lag.

    Still if your computer can handle Borderlands then by all means buy it for Steam, OnLive is just a different approach to the same game.

    @raulpica would you ever like to play coop? onlive screen name is 'CrazySteve88'
     
  7. moose3

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    I'm curious, with the onlive version, what are the video settings being used? I guess they can't stop you from upping the details/etc or is that locked out?

    Also, you should be able to play with anyone if they are letting you use the online co-op through the gamespy matchmaking service, Or is it restricted to lan play aka others on that server?
     
  8. Hadrian

    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    Already grabbed it on steam for a very good price (think about £4). Been curious about this service but do they have any games that aren't more than a year old and cheap to buy elsewhere?
     
  9. clegion

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    Ah I bought it on steam, I like having not to connect to the net just to play my games
     
  10. nico445

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    just bought it on steam for only 7,50. i'm becoming a legal gamer. [​IMG]
     
  11. Scott-105

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    Wow, that's cheap. I already bought it on Steam though.
     
  12. Guild McCommunist

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    Decided to try two OnLive game demos (Arkham Asylum and Assassin's Creed Brotherhood). I was impressed with both enough to buy this. Works pretty well, I'm using a wireless connection and have pretty much very little lag (even then, you get used to it).

    I'm just wondering if I can play this with other non-OnLive Borderlands owners. I'd like to actually play with my friends (I have a shitty PC and my friends have good ones).
     
  13. Vanth88
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    Simply put, yeah you can. From what I've seen you can buy new games like Deus Ex and Deus Ex Augmented Edition, pre order Batman Arkham City(receive a free game or onlive game system) Saints Row: The Third(preorder game bonus), etc. etc. for the same price as Steam(50? 55?) and if you're a subscriber then its 30% less than that(I think its 30%? >.
     
  14. LightyKD

    LightyKD Future CEO of OUYA Inc.

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    My fiance purchased for me a copy of the game this morning but I wont be able to play till 10 maybe 11 ish. I'd be more than happy to do some multiplayer with anyone here. My gamertag is "LightyKD". Hell. I'm LightyKD everywhere *giggle [​IMG] * Here's my OnLive game list, most of them I got through "Five Dollar Fridays"...

    Batman: Arkham Asylum
    Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition
    Darksiders
    Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days
    MX vs ATV: Reflex
    Red Faction: Guerrilla
    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction
     
  15. Seaking

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    what are the requirements for onlive? like, the cheapest hardware you can use to play boarderlands or any other good computer.

    Edit: and shit! my computer doesnt have a good enough graphics card to even start the program
     
  16. Guild McCommunist

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    That's the best I can give ya. Runs fine for me and my computer is pretty mediocre.
     
  17. Gahars

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    Jesus...

    If it wasn't digital, I would guess that they were desperate to get rid of the inventory.

    It's a nice deal, but it isn't enough to get me to sign up for the service. Still, I appreciate the effort they are making.
     
  18. Seaking

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    this is what threw me for a loop, they don't really say what is needed to run the program.

    they should update it to include you should have a pixle shader 2.0 compatible video card [​IMG]
     
  19. LightyKD

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    Just use swiftshader to get past the pixel shader 2.0 issue
     
  20. ZaeZae64

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    Check the flag dumby
    DxEggman gifted me it for free on Steam