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StoneColdSpider Jul 8, 2023
For me it is Wrestling Revolution 3D......... Bought it real cheap on sale thinking I might get a few hours of it......
111.4 hours ive got out of it so far.........
PublicNuisance Jul 8, 2023
The first one that comes to mind for me was Prey. Not the 2017 version but the original. I didn't expect the story to be as good as it was. Another would be Kane and Lynch 2 because I didn't think the first was all that good so I never expected the sequel to be such a solid game. One last one I will mention was Saints Row 3. The first two had really not impressed me at all but the third was not only fun to play but hilarious.
Raaben Jul 8, 2023
Quoting: PublicNuisanceThe first one that comes to mind for me was Prey. Not the 2017 version but the original.

I can say that about both for me. I played the original out of curiosity for the whole portal/gravity mechanics but the themes and characters were really well done. I never expected to finish it as FPS games are not really my thing, but I was hooked. It was short enough to not overstay its welcome and it left me wanting more. I know I say it all the time everywhere, but we were completely robbed when Prey 2 was cancelled.

For Prey 2017, I avoided it until just earlier this year, admittedly alot out of spite for the above, but I finally caved when it was super cheap. The opening was great,
Spoiler, click me
even if you know or can guess the twist coming
, and it gave me enough Deus Ex-ish vibes to keep me engaged. I thought it dragged a bit toward the end and enemies became more annoying than scary or dangerous, and all the side missions really started hurting the pacing so I admittedly stopped caring about those. Lots of little details and reveals though, lots of love put into it. A real shame what happened to the team afterward...

Going way back, I will also say Penumbra. I bought the series when they released the native versions since it looked good for a Linux game esp back then and I wanted to throw some money for the support (it was pretty cheap too IIRC). I never liked horror games, though now I think it's because so many think gore == horror, but Frictional was magic with how they had me *love* hating that game. It took me forever to make it through since I am a coward, but the rush it gave me was unmatched.
StoneColdSpider Jul 9, 2023
Another one I just thought of was Mighty Final Fight....... I only played it for the first time the other month and it was way better than I thought it was going to be....... Its the best Final Fight game by a country mile.........
Shmerl Jul 9, 2023
Umineko When They Cry game is surprisingly good.
Persay11 Aug 12, 2023
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Plintslîcho Aug 14, 2023
Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew

I know, there's currently only the demo available. But I was really surprised by the demo. Originally I wasn't even interested in the game. I didn't like its theme and artwork. But after playing the demo I totally changed my mind. I thoroughly enjoyed the game and am now looking forward for the full release.

Pity though, that there isn't a Linux version this time.
Kuduzkehpan Aug 16, 2023
İt is eve online for me i hadnt expect that AAA quality. Also Albion Online's success was a big surprise for me.
Shmerl Aug 16, 2023
Started playing Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for the first time. It's really good. One side story line there is so amazing (The Harvester mission).
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