The worst thing you ever used money on (Gaming wise)

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  1. Flash

    Flash Dauntless Member

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    Same here. Not only MII was quite slow but it died for no reason - adequate cooling and PSU was 3 times more expensive than rest of that PC (4 SCSI HDDs and 2xVoodoo 2 included) - separate regulation for each line, overvoltage/overload protection etc.
     
  2. Kid Fenris

    Kid Fenris Rising Member

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    Probably a Nintendo 64. It wasn't so much what I bought as it was WHEN I bought it. I got one in late 1998, and I really couldn't spare the time or the money. I already had a PlayStation and Saturn, and I didn't play the Nintendo 64 nearly as much. I didn't even finish Zelda! And half the people I knew had Nintendo 64s anyway, so buying one of my own didn't make sense.

    It's not a terrible system or anything. I just didn't need it, and there were a dozen better ways I could've used the money. I sold it after less than a year and bought a used one for forty bucks in 2001.
     
  3. Mystical

    Mystical Resolute Member

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    My PS3 - had it, modded it, never used it - sold it a couple of years later - never had so much a blemish on it - you would think it was brand new
     
  4. Taucias

    Taucias Site Supporter 2014,2015

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    Shaq Fu, Mega Drive version.
     
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  5. Denryu

    Denryu マスコット

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    I shouldn't have bought the Wii U twice (two regions). Japanese would have been enough.
     
  6. ProjectAnarchy

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    A few bucks on Run Sackboy, Run! to get trophies (which i still dont have). Never again.
     
  7. Segafreaknz

    Segafreaknz Rising Member

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    hannah montana the movie ds game paid $2nzd for it brand new
     
  8. 3do

    3do Segata Sanshiro!

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    Tony Hawks Shred on the 360.
    I knew it wasn't rated that well, but I thought I would get at least some fun from it enough to justify a purchase.

    How wrong I was. I mean sometimes I get enough enjoyment of a crap game to make it not a waste of money but not with this game.

    I do think it's a nice looking/feeling peripheral, but everything else about it is crap including the awful game.
     
  9. Segafreaknz

    Segafreaknz Rising Member

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    i own and have played every tony hawks game for every system and pc but not that one
     
  10. PessimisticPenguin

    PessimisticPenguin Плохо пигвин

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    Anything made by MadCatz. I could write a huge essay on how horrible their products are. One of their controllers fried my gamecube.
     
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  11. Anthaemia.

    Anthaemia. The Original VF3 Fangirl™

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    My retro gaming PC is built around a Cyrix MII 300, which hasn't caused me a single problem ever since I first got this back in late 1998 - I'd actually wanted an import Dreamcast for Christmas that year, but ironically my desktop has managed to outlive three of Sega's consoles (so far)!
     
  12. C-Rocks

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    Pit Fighter on the SNES.
     
  13. Banjo

    Banjo <B>Site Supporter 2014</B>

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    PSVR. Sold it on shortly after.
     
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    DOA 5 Costumes
     
  15. modrobert

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    The Commodore 128...

    All I ever typed in C128 mode was 'go 64', what a waste of money, should have kept the C64.
     
  16. PessimisticPenguin

    PessimisticPenguin Плохо пигвин

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    There was a commodore 128? Shows how much I know about gaming.
     
  17. sonicsean89

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    See, I knew that a ton of people would sell PSVRs within six months, so I'm just gonna get one off eBay sometime later this year.
     
  18. Twimfy

    Twimfy Site Supporter 2015

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    I love mine to death but I definitely think it's aimed more at enthusiasts and people who love their tech. I expect a lot of the more casual gamers will either sell it or put it in the cupboard next to the Wii Balance Board and not touch it for a few years.

    Hopefully I'm wrong though, it's a great system and it'd be good to see bigger and better titles to come to it which will only happen if systems and games sell.

    The Dirt Rally VR DLC was released today and it's awesome, hopefully a sign of good things to come. Resident Evil 7 apparently did well in VR sales.
     
  19. Schnookums

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    Shadowgate for the NES. It looked super cool, I was a kid, but spending $60 for it and beating it in three days was pretty lousy.
     
  20. SpooferJahk

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    The Nintendo Wii, oh sure it had some cool games on it... but the fact that I ended up using it as a homebrew device after a year of owning it speaks volumes.
     

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