Moneysaver: Best And Worst Of The Steam Summer Sale [Updated 10am]S

The biggest sale of the year is here, but is it the best?

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Current set of voting is the worst so far. GTAIV and Portal have both been cheaper as part of bundles, and Mirror's Edge was 20% less and included DLC not given here on Amazon for 2+ weeks.

The current voting run is a toss up. You are better off buying the Mass Effect Triology than just 2, and better off buying Saint's Row's Full Package version, and KOTOR 2 has been cheaper as part of bundles.

Vote for Dishonored as the next community deal, the other two options are bad deals.

Note: The Amazon promo code GOONCAVE mentioned several times here is one-time use.

• $24 Bioshock Infinite Deal has expired, get it on Amazon instead for $26 with code GOONCAVE, currently $30 and the featured item on the Steam sale

• Walking Dead is on Amazon for $8.50 using code GOONCAVE, currently $12.50 on the Steam sale.

• Tomb Raider is $15 on Amazon after using code GOONCAVE, currently $25 on the Steam sale.

Community Sale Saints Row The Third ($5) | Full package version is now $7.50, obviously buy that instead.

Community Sale Borderlands 2 ($10) | This has been around ~$15 WITH the Season Pass included, so I would put a wait on it.

Flash Sale Little Inferno ($2.50) | It's been cheaper as part of bundles, but I still recommend it at this price.

Flash Sale Civ V ($7.50) | Not liking this pricing. Wait for a bundle with other games or DLC.

Flash Sale Duke Nukem 3D ($3.40) | Definite wait.

Flash Sale Football Manager 2013 ($10) | Can't speak to the quality, price seems good enough.

Flash Sale Dark Souls ($7.50) | This was the best deal in the Amazon Mayhem sale and it's among the best deals today. Buy.

Flash Sale Bastion ($2) | This game is on sale constantly, but this is still an easy recommendation.

Flash Sale Cities XL Platinum ($7.50) | I know nothing about this game, and it has no Metacritic score, seems to be a good price on it though.

Flash Sale Euro Truck Simulator 2 ($10) | Again, I got nothin'. Metacritic of 79, price seems good.

Flash Sale Dragon Age Origins Ultimate ($9) | Buy it

Flash Sale GRID 2 ($30) | Pass

Flash Sale Counter-Strike GO ($5) | Buy

Flash Sale Skyrim Legendary ($36) | Buy

Updated Price Saints Row The Third: The Full Package ($7.50) | Now an easy recommendation.

• The Swapper ($11) | Great game, go for it

• Antichamber ($7) | Insta-buy

• Cart Life ($2) | Insta-buy

• Super Hexagon ($1) | Do it

• Thomas Was Alone ($2.50) | Buy

• Hotline Miami ($2.50) | Buy it

• To the Moon ($3) | Buy

• Don't Starve ($9) | Definite buy

• FTL ($5) | Has been $2.50 a lot but is easily worth $5

• VVVVVV ($2.50) | I think this been cheaper a decent number of times, but a good buy at this price

• Bionic Commando: Rearmed ($2.50) | Buy

• The Cave ($4) | Buy

• The Basement Collection ($1) | Buy

• Time Gentlemen, Please + Been There, Dan That (50 cents) | Buy, obviously

• DLC Quest ($1) | Buy

• McPixel ($1) | Buy it, it's a dollar

• Defiance ($14) | Good deal, not a great game, wait

• The Last Remnant ($4) | Buy

• Call of Juarez: Gunslinger ($10) | Buy it

• Left 4 Dead 2 ($5) | Obviously a great game, but this has been bundled many times for cheaper

• Mars: War Logs ($13) | I don't know what this is but it's got a 59/100 on Metacritic

• Toki Tori 2+ ($10) | Get the first game in the Humble Weekly Sale, see if you like it

• Scribblenauts Unlimited is $4.25 on Amazon with code GOONCAVE, currently $5 on the Steam sale.

• Endless Space: Emperor Edition ($10) | Commenters say buy


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