If you're looking for something interesting but cheap to play on your sparkling new hardware, Amazon has kicked-off a huge one-day sale on downloadable PC games. While Amazon isn't exactly community-driven like Steam, the online retailer retains the purchase within the cloud, allowing customers to download their game now or later. This definitely comes in handy when hard drives give up the ghost.
Amazon's sale consists of 21 titles ranging from the original Dead Space to Crysis 2. Prices range from $5.00 USD to $34.99 USD. The cheapest games you'll find here are Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box, Dead Space and Duke Nukem Forever for Mac. Here's the complete list:
Alice: Madness Returns ($7.49)ANNO 2070
($34.99)Battlefield Bad Company 2
($7.99)Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam - Expansion [Online Game Code]
($7.99)Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box
($5.00)Civilization IV and V - Pack
($17.98)Crysis Maximum Edition
($5.00)Dead Space 2
($7.99)Dragon Age Pack
($11.99)Dragon Age Pack [Mac]
($11.99)Duke Nukem Forever [Mac
] ($5.00)Medal of Honor
($7.99)Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
($7.99)Sid Meiers Civilization IV: The Complete Edition
($8.99)Sid Meier's Civilization V
Also, here's a list of instructions regarding game keys and re-downloading:
If your product requires keys or codes you can retrieve them from Your Game Library by following these instructions:
1. Finish downloading your game
2. Visit Your Game Library at www.Amazon.com/YourGameLibrary/
3. Find your game in the list
4. Click on the "View Product Key" button.
You will also be able to re-download your game again whenever you want from Your Game Library by clicking on the "Download" button.
If you need more information, please visit Amazon Game Downloads Help: