Originally Posted by paintmered
Steam is a godsend for PC gamers. If you're willing to wait a few months after a game releases, they often put it on sale for 25-50% off with much deeper discounts at later sales like their summer and year-end blowouts.
When they have a Steam Blowout - it's amazing some of the deals. I got Portal for free - and own every Pop Cap game & every Dawn of War Game thanks to some deals at the end of last year. They can really suck you in with some of those deals.