is gamefly worth renting games from

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  1. DJPlace
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    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    let me know.
     
  2. Ryupower

    Ryupower Brood

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    i do not have it
    but
    if you have a hacked system (hacked ps3 with 3.55 CFW)
    and you have SLOW internet

    you rent a game
    you make a back-up
    then
    you can return it
    the get a new game

    if you just want to play a game one time it might be good as well
     
  3. Devin

    Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    I've had no previous experience with them, but they do have a free Trial. As a bonus, I've remembered a promo code that gives you a few extra days. Just go onto their website, click the Atari Controller in the upper right corner, and put in the word JOKE.
     
  4. C175R

    C175R GBAtemp Pirate

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    yes. i have it and I love it.
    I would recommend it to anybody like me who likes to play any games.
    you can even buy some games even cheaper than gamestop.
    check my sing for a free month [​IMG]
     
  5. DJPlace
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    damn i wish that was posted soon LOL.
     
  6. BrightNeko

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    Yes and no

    I lean more on the No side. Gamefly takes a week to deliver a game to your home and thats if they even have them. Usually they have games out for a good amount of time so it will take even longer. I also got broken games from them from time to time :/ that just refused to work. Sent back and had to wait another week.

    Yes because the prices they have on games get rather low and they are similar to steam some times having super sales. This is made better by the longer a member you are you get bigger discounts.

    My experience of the service was built on RPGs, a few First person games, and 2 latest releases. only the first person games didn't work.
     
  7. purplesludge

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    My friend had it and hated because it always took forever to get games.
     
  8. DJPlace
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    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    mine gamefly location is in pittsburg PA i'm in buffalo NY so it takes 2 days to get back and 2 days to get here so i will be most likely getting my game on saturday. my god it better be carthine.
     
  9. 2brncells_1gun

    2brncells_1gun Newbie

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    It's worth it if you're willing to play older games (6 months or more). New games were always impossible to get, at least back when I had it 3 years ago. I always ended up playing older games. If you game a lot then it's worth it. If you purchase games all the time it will save you money.
     
  10. Nathan Drake

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    It doesn't matter how close you are to the distribution facility. Gamefly is just slow. My friend had it for a few months, and it wasn't disappointing. Getting new releases is impossible at best though. Do not get it with the intent to play new releases right away. The best you can do is set them near the top of the queue and hope. Older releases though tend to do well. Their aforementioned sales are pretty good too.

    Overall, it is pretty much a coin toss. The pros and cons weigh heavily against each other.
     
  11. amrboghdady

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    I had it last year (2 week trial), every game I wanted was not available, so I never bothered again..
     
  12. DJPlace
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    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    i was lucky to get a game like 2 months old. and i'm thinking about keeping it along with a different one. is it worth buying from them (the only reason i'm going do this is cause of saving money) and i have both games out all ready.
     
  13. clonesniper666

    clonesniper666 KRII LUN AUS

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    I personally love it but it only takes 3 days to get a game and for them to receive it so around 6 for a round trip for the game. If you wanna play new releases it's not so great since they harder to get but I did get duke the day of release so it does happen sometimes
     
  14. Gahars

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    I don't have it, but from the people I know who do, I've heard mostly favorable things. So I guess that's a recommendation.