Cheap games and instant gratification.

Now this is interesting. The PC version of The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay is available from the website for a mere $19.99 and you can download it as soon as you pay for it so you can play immediately. From the ad-copy:

  • No Internet connection needed to play
  • Unlimited play; you own the game
  • Instant activation
  • No shipping, waiting or CD-ROM necessary
  • 48-hour money back guarantee

4 Easy Steps to Buy, Download, and Install Your Games!

  1. Click on the Buy & Download button and enter your billing information.
  2. Download your new game directly to your hard drive by following the onscreen instructions.
  3. An additional file is required for installation. Check the email you entered in the billing information for further download instructions.
  4. Play your new game!

Start by clicking on the Buy & Download button…

Get The Game Everyone’s Talking About Instantly!

This is one of those games that’s been on my perpetual I’ll-get-it-someday list and I have to admit the temptation to purchase it and play it now is very high. If it weren’t for the fact that I’m down to under a $100 in the credit union at the moment I might even give in, but this is a trend I hope does well and leads to others trying it out. I wouldn’t be at all upset to purchase more games in the future when my income is a bit more stable if I could do it for $20 and the time it takes to download and burn my own CD/DVD of it. I’d be all over that like a crack whore on a dealer.

2 thoughts on “Cheap games and instant gratification.

  1. i can see a definite phishing possibility here. oh, and “i’d be all over that like a crack whore on a dealer,” very colourful. wink

  2. Hmm… very nice. Even nicer if I did more PC gaming. 🙁

    As for COR:EFBB, I’ve beaten the Xbox version twice through, and it’s quite entertaining. Very original, too. (unless there’s something I’ve missed all this time)

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